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Alcohol & Drug Inpatient Unit
Butler Hospital
345 Blackstone Boulevard
Delmonico Inpatient Building, Unit 1A
Providence, RI 02906
P: (401) 455-6214
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Alcohol and Drug Inpatient Treatment Unit

The Alcohol and Drug Inpatient Unit provides acute treatment for adults who are actively addicted to alcohol and/or other drugs. Detoxification with intensive medical supervision is provided for people who do not have the support to detoxify on an outpatient basis.

During Your Stay

Treatment programs and activities take place on the unit daily. These include:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous support groups.
  • Patient/family education and support groups.
  • Recovery and coping skills groups.
  • Medication and illness education groups.
  • Spirituality groups,daily activity and exercise groups.
  • Daily community meetings.

To learn more about the program and the admissions process please call Patient Assessment Services at 1 (844) 401-0111.

Patient Assessment Services

Family Involvement

Your family’s involvement and others who play a significant role in your life, is encouraged. They can be very important to the success of your treatment and recovery. However, no contact with your family or others will be made without your signed consent.

Meeting the Needs of Patients

It is not uncommon for people who struggle with addictions to have an underlying psychiatric illness, such as depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or post traumatic stress disorder. The Alcohol and Drug Inpatient Treatment Unit at Butler is designed to meet both the needs of patients with significant active substance dependency and those who may also need help with other psychiatric illnesses.

A Typical Day Includes:

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Community meetings.
  • AA meetings.
  • Therapeutic group.
  • Morning and afternoon walks.
  • Relaxation activity group.

Visitor Information

Visiting hours follow participation in family and friends support groups. Groups are held:

  • Monday from 2:30-3:30 p.m., with visiting from 3:30-4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday from 7:00-8:00 p.m., with visiting from 8:00-8:30 p.m.