South Central Alabama MHC First Step

South Central Alabama MHC First Step - Andalusia, AL

Seeking a path towards recovery from addiction in Andalusia, AL? Look no further than South Central Alabama Mental Health Center (MHC) First Step, strategically situated at 205 Academy Drive, within the 36420 zip code. As a dedicated nonprofit institution, South Central Alabama MHC First Step is committed to guiding individuals on their journey to sobriety.

The center specializes in buprenorphine maintenance and offers valuable suboxone prescriptions, catering to various addiction needs. Embracing a multifaceted approach to treatment, South Central Alabama MHC First Step employs strategies such as motivational incentives, motivational interviewing, and rational emotive behavioral therapy. These therapeutic methods are finely tuned to aid individuals in overcoming their struggles and achieving lasting recovery.

South Central Alabama MHC First Step isn't just limited to short-term solutions. With comprehensive long-term rehab programs and a 30-day inpatient rehab option, the center ensures that individuals receive the care they need for sustained recovery. Moreover, the center is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment through its residential drug and alcohol abuse treatment offerings.

Choose South Central Alabama MHC First Step as your partner on the path to a brighter, addiction-free future. Reclaim your life and well-being through their expert guidance and tailored treatment programs. Take that crucial first step towards recovery in Andalusia, AL today.

Call (888) 779-5650 for 24/7 help with treatment.


Address: 205 Academy Drive, Andalusia, AL 36420

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  5. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. Type Of Treatment
  7. Pharmacotherapies
  8. Treatment Approaches
  9. Facility Ownership
  10. License/Certification/Accreditation
  11. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  12. Payment Assistance Available
  13. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Facility Smoking Policy
  19. Age Groups Accepted
  20. Gender Accepted
  21. Services for deaf

Here are the full facility listing details on South Central Alabama MHC First Step in Andalusia, AL:

Types of Care:

  • residential treatment for alcohol and drug use

Service Settings:

  • residential rehab program
  • short term inpatient rehab program

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine clinical treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment:

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • prescribes suboxone


  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)

Treatment Approaches:

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • CBT
  • motivational incentives
  • dialectical behavior therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling approach
  • 12-step rehab

Facility Ownership:

  • a private non-profit organization


  • State mental health department

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Accepts Federal funding
  • Accepts private health insurance
  • Accepts self payment and cash

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Payment assistance available
  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • in-patient rehab for adult males

Screening & Testing:

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing

Transitional Services:

  • Discharge Planning

Ancillary Services:

  • mentoring

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling services
  • counseling for groups
  • counseling for families
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • HIV and AIDS support

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adult rehab
  • accepts young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • rehab center for men

Services for deaf:

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 334-428-5002

Call (888) 779-5650 for 24/7 help with treatment.


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