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Treatment & Support

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Use Services

Walden offers individualized alcohol and drug treatment to fit the individualized needs of both adolescents and adults. Walden counselors typically suggest the least restrictive level of care that meets the individual’s need for treatment. We offer walk-in assessments at each of our locations. M-F 11-2 Lexington Park, M-F 1-3 pm in Waldorf and M-F 11 am-2 pm Charlotte Hall.

Family education and engagement is available and encouraged. Please see our FAQ's page for information about recovery support for families such as Al Anon and Family and Friends SMART Recovery meetings locally.

Residential Services

For some substance use clients Walden offers a more supportive environment and provides residential services.

  • Anchor Residential Treatment provides medically monitored detoxification, medical stabilization, counseling and continuing care planning services. Services in this intermediate care facility and length of stay are based on individual need. For those eligible for Net Recovery Services, the Anchor program provides portal and care coordination services. Anchor also offers on-site extended/long term residential care (residential services with Intensive Outpatient Treatment and, as needed mental health, and medication assisted treatment) in a program called North Star.
  • North StarCompass and Dockside offer long-term residential treatment options to adults. The Compass Program provides a transitional house environment for men seeking an environment supportive of stabilizing recovery. The Dockside Program provides a transitional house environment for women seeking an environment supportive of stabilizing recovery. Individuals residing at Compass and Dockside participate in treatment and care management services.

Outpatient Services

Walden also offers IOP outpatient services for substance use clients: 

IOP (Intensive Outpatient) A 9 hour program offered during both the daytime/evening.


To schedule an appointment please call 301-997-1300.

Assessments are the first step in making a recommendation to individuals and families catered to fit each client’s individual need. Assessments can be made during our walk-in hours.

For your convenience Walden also offers walk-in hours:

Substance Abuse walk-in hours are:
M-F 11-2 pm Charlotte Hall
M-F 11-2 pm Lexington Park
M-F 1-3 pm in Waldorf

Walden accepts insurance from most major insurance providers. A co-pay may apply. Walden accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and cash.