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The Enterhealth Ranch addiction recovery staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide clear, straightforward answers to your questions and to assist with the admission process. We want to make sure you have all the information you need to begin your journey through recovery.

Day or night, contact us or call 1.800.388.4601 to answer your questions.

What can I expect when I call?

Calling may seem difficult, especially during a time of crisis, but we are here to listen and to help. Whether you, a family member, a co-worker or a friend are experiencing problems with alcohol or drugs, we are here for you. We’ve assisted thousands of people by assessing the situation and walking them through viable options. With this first contact, we will find the right solution for your unique situation and guide you through the next steps.

Calling us is also a great way to get answers to your questions about the admissions process or to arrange a personal tour of our facilities.

Day or night, contact us or call 1.800.388.4601 to answer your questions.

Admissions process

When you call, our intake support team will be there to listen, to answer your questions and to gather basic information about you. Next, you’ll speak with our intake director, who will do an assessment over the phone to determine the level of care and length of stay you may need. We will offer you and your family our best recommendations for a solution that is suited to your specific circumstances.

We will set up the details for your arrival at Enterhealth Ranch. There is no formula or pattern we follow for designing your treatment program – this is all about what it takes to get you through recovery. This includes recommendations for the involvement of your family or anyone in your network of support.

What to bring

What to Bring to Enterhealth Ranch when going for inpatient treatment.

Driving directions

Driving Directions to Enterhealth Ranch, just north of the Dallas area.

Payment information

Our goal is to provide care that is second to none so we can help more people find a fulfilling life in recovery. Our Admissions team works with several different insurance companies to review costs and payment options. When insurance coverage doesn’t apply, we help patients and families find financing and payment options to make treatment more affordable. Financing for treatment may be available through SmartHealth PayCard. Learn More

Please call us today at 1.800.388.4601 to talk to one of our admission specialists about your particular situation and payment options so we can get you on the road to recovery.

Typical day

For each residential patient, our team of board-certified, addiction-trained physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists and Masters- and PhD-level therapists conduct a thorough medical and psychological assessment that identifies the severity of the disease as well as any co-occurring psychiatric conditions, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and chronic pain syndromes. Based on these comprehensive assessments, we develop personalized treatment plans for each patient and family member. The Enterhealth Ranch inpatient experience is structured and organized around these individualized treatment programs. They are designed to minimize stress and allow for the safest and most supportive environment for healing and recovery.

Individual therapy is a main component of your stay. Therapies we offer include cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, EMDR therapy, brief interventions, relapse prevention, behavioral marital therapy, adjunctive pharmacotherapy and community reinforcement and contingency management. Family members are also treated—not just educated—to address unhealthy coping skills and other problems related to the root of the addiction. Because your treatment plan is unique, the times at which you receive one-on-one therapies and medical care may vary from another patient’s. Group activities can be expected to follow a set schedule for everyone.

Weekdays begin early, with time for personal activities before breakfast. Patients complete a daily self-report and attend a didactic group until lunch. Afternoons have a variety of classes, small groups, yoga, spiritual classes and other educational offerings, followed by time for recreational activities such as swimming, gym use, and others. The evening begins with dinner and time to use the phone to keep in touch with family and business needs. Support meetings, such as AA and SMART Recovery, are the last activity before leisure time and sleep. Weekends follow a similar structure, but with family visitation and recreation time added, and fewer classes. Group family therapy is every Sunday for families who wish to participate.

Our schedule is designed to encourage healthy habits that are intended to become routine once you return home. Having a reasonable bedtime allows for a good night’s sleep, helping the brain and body recover at night, and increasing alertness and focus naturally during the day. Nutritious meals and snacks coupled with an active lifestyle will keep you feeling great for years to come. With everyone at the Ranch maintaining the same great habits together, these positive changes will become second nature.

Length of stay

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), outcomes for residential or outpatient treatment programs are more successful when an individual participates for 90 days or more. NIDA recommends even longer-term treatment to maintain sobriety, but acknowledges that treatment of any length is a step in the right direction. The first step, detox, may take between 3 and 14 days, and is widely variable based on the abused substance type. The length of detox can affect the total length of stay needed. Detox alone is not considered treatment; you need to be medically stable, safe and comfortable in order to participate in therapies and treatments at Enterhealth Ranch.

We know that time is one of the greatest assets your brain can use to heal. While your treatment plan will be unique, we recommend a minimum stay of 45 days to make lasting improvement.


Our patients have a lot to say about our program, and so do nationally-acclaimed addiction experts and community leaders. Hear what they think about Enterhealth in our Reviews and Endorsements.

Getting the most out of treatment

Enterhealth uses National Institutes of Health (NIH) research for our comprehensive treatment program, which provides patients with better outcomes. The following checklist can help you differentiate a traditional treatment program from a science-based program like Enterhealth: Ten Questions You Should Ask of a Treatment Program

Frequently asked questions

What will my costs be for treatment?
Every treatment plan is different. Call 1.800.388.4601 and our Intake team will help you determine what your treatment will include and how much it will cost.

Does EH provide detoxification services?
Yes. Patients undergo a withdrawal stabilization process with the 24/7 support of medical staff, which makes detox safer and more comfortable.

Is detox available separately from primary treatment?
No. Detox alone is not an effective addiction treatment. Every element of your Enterhealth treatment program, from your assessment through aftercare, is essential for lasting recovery.

How are families involved in the treatment process?
Addiction harms more than one person—every relationship can be affected. Families are not only encouraged to support their loved one with addiction through visitation and communication, but are invited for their own family therapy as well.

What substance abuse treatment programs does Enterhealth offer?
Our addiction treatment is as individual as you are. Learn more about our comprehensive treatments here.

Do you treat mental disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder?
Yes. We believe it is essential to treat all co-occurring disorders as a part of addiction treatment.

Are there full-time psychiatrists and psychologists on staff?
Yes, our board-certified and addiction trained psychiatrists are on staff full-time.

Do you follow-up after discharge?
Yes. Part of your discharge plan includes continuing care in an outpatient setting, whether that is the Enterhealth Outpatient Center of Excellence in Dallas, or a qualified outpatient center in your area.

How long has Enterhealth been in existence?
Enterhealth was founded in 2008.

Why would I choose Enterhealth for substance abuse treatment?
Enterhealth uses evidence-based treatment protocols and comprehensive care to target every single aspect of your addiction. Our treatment is based on NIH research and is the best possible care for sustained recovery.

What makes it different than other treatment centers?
Enterhealth goes beyond the substance of abuse. We treat the entire person—physically, mentally and spiritually—and their family, too. We do not follow the status quo in addiction treatment: our goal is to ensure a lifetime of recovery.

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Frequently Asked Questions


If you have any questions, you can call us directly (and confidentially) at 1.800.388.4601 day or night.