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A F Whitsitt Center (Chestertown)


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A F Whitsitt Center (Chestertown) in Chestertown, Maryland is a drug rehab facility focusing on substance abuse treatment services. Providing substance abuse treatment, detoxification, and buprenorphine used in drug treatment with hospitalization or inpatient care. Dual diagnosis or persons with co-occuring disorders, women, and men are supported for drug treatment. Medicaid, state financed payment, private health insurance, and self payment is accepted with sliding fee scales. Includes ASL or other assistance for the hearing impaired.

Facility Location:
300 Scheeler Road, Chestertown, maryland, 21620, USA
P.O. Box 229
Mailing Address:
300 Scheeler Road, Chestertown, MD, 21620, USA
Phone Number:
(410) 778-6404x3
Intake Number:
(410) 778-6404x3
(410) 778-6404x4
Website
www.kenthd.org/
Primary Focus
Substance abuse treatment services
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Type of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Forms of Payment Accepted
Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Payment Assistance
Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)
Special Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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