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Cost of Treatment

Austen Riggs offers a range of programs, from the six-week intensive Initial Evaluation and Treatment phase to other residential Day Treatment and Aftercare programs, and the total length of stay can vary from six weeks to a year or more. Depending on the program a patient is admitted to, the cost of the total six-week evaluation and treatment ranges from $68,070 to $72,900*, which includes an admission consultation fee of $1,500. A payment of $45,000 (applied to the cost of treatment) is required on the day of admission regardless of your health insurance coverage and/or benefits.  

Fees are all-inclusive and range from $420 to $1,700 per day based on program and intensity of services. The average cost per day for patients who remain in treatment for a few months is $975 per day. We encourage you to contact our admissions team for more specific information about our fees. 

Daily Rates Include:

  • Room and board 
  • Four times/week intensive psychotherapy sessions with a doctoral-level clinician**
  • Psychopharmacology (medication management) with a psychiatrist 
  • Social work services including family liaison work or family therapy 
  • Full access to the Therapeutic Community Program including process groups, educational and recreational activities, and a patient government
  • Nursing care 
  • Substance use disorder services 
  • Basic medical services including referrals to outside specialized medical or neurological consultations as needed 
  • Activities Program including a greenhouse, nursery school, theatre, and professional instruction in various arts 
  • Dietary consultation 
  • Fitness classes 
  • Discharge planning 
  • Doctor on-call services 

Please view our policies regarding financial and insurance information.

If you have questions, please call our Admissions Department, at 1-800-517-4447, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., EST.

*Treatment costs reflect rates as of 7/1/21 and are subject to change.
​**on occasion, fewer than four sessions may be scheduled due to holidays and therapist absences. Interim therapy during therapist absences is two times/week.