The Recovery Program Admission Criteria

Rapha Treatment Center wishes to help all who need recovery assistance.  However, the services available at Rapha are not suitable for every need. There are certain admission criteria that must be met to ensure the client receives adequate care.  Some of the factors taken in consideration for admission into the Rapha program are the length of alcohol/drug abuse and the severity of problems created by the abuse (legal, family, financial, job, etc.) Family members are encouraged to participate in the assessment. Other factors or criteria are:

  • Male, at least 18 years old
  • An Alabama Department of Mental Health approved substance abuse assessment may be completed at Rapha or prior to admission that indicates a Level of Care available at Rapha, either 3.5 or 3.1
  • Must be willing and able to participate in all program clinical activities and 12-step groups
  • Must be willing to submit to alcohol/drug screens on a regular basis and throughout your Rapha stay
  • Must be willing to work a full-time job, if able, and if referred to 3.1 Level of Care

Exclusionary Criteria:  The Rapha Treatment Center cannot accept:

  • Females
  • Adolescent (under the age of 18)
  • Registered sex offenders (Meagan’s Law)
  • Violent offenders (defined in 42 U.S.C., 3797u-2)

The Program

Phase I Admission The average length of stay is 49 days. Admissions 9am-3pm M-F only.

Phase II Admission – The average length of stay is 4 months. Admissions 9am-3pm M-F only.

Please note the length of stay at Rapha is based on the individual needs of the client. Fees for service are based on the service intensity. Rapha has a variety of funding options available. Please call our business office between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm for more information.


You will need:

  • Personal Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen & Highlighter
  • Picture ID
  • Social Security Card
  • 30-day supply of medication or valid prescription
  • Sheets, Pillow & Pillow Case, Blanket (Twin Size)
  • Personal Hygiene Items (without alcohol)
  • Bath Towels
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Quarters for Dryer/Vending
  • Casual Clothes sufficient for one week, including:
    • No more than 2 pairs of shoes, not including shower or work shoes
    • Socks & Underwear
    • Clothes Hangers

Optional items you may also bring include:

  • Coffee Cup and/or Drinking Tumbler
  • Fishing Equipment
  • Tobacco products for one week

Prohibited items are:

  • Cell Phones / Pagers / Any device with Bluetooth or internet access
  • Sleeveless shirts / tank tops
  • Clothing with rock / drug / alcohol logos
  • Baggy Pants
  • Personal Hygene items containing Alcohol
  • Body Piercings
  • Box Fans
  • Pockets Knives or weapons
  • Lighter fluid
  • Video Games
  • Rated R/MA DVDs
  • Pornography
  • Energy Drinks
  • Hand warmers
  • Kratom, Tianna, Addall or similar substances
  • Milk thistle, creatine, or other herbal supplements

Learn More

Complete the form below to request more information about attending the Rapha Treatment Center.