At Life Center of Galax, we have been helping individuals struggling with addiction for over 40 years.

What a Typical Day Looks Like

During your time at Life Center of Galax, your days will be filled with activities that are designed to help you achieve your recovery goals. While a structured treatment setting is maintained each day at our center consists of a balance of treatment services with plenty of time for breaks, self-reflection, and recreation. Every day you will have access to a wide range of effective treatment modalities and time-tested supports.

Why Choose Life Center of Galax

Life Center of Galax has been providing high quality and personalized treatment for over 40 years. Superseding all standards of care and considering the needs of those receiving our services, the programs we offer are designed to improve patients’ lives by effectively treating any existing substance abuse and co-occurring mental health concerns.

Our Holistic Focus & Approach

To begin building the foundation for a better life, the Life Center of Galax’s treatment program focuses on the whole person to promote personal growth in recovery. Our specialty programs are designed to address specific issues in an individual’s life.

Virginia's Leading Residential, Outpatient & Detox Rehab Center for Drug Addiction & Alcohol Abuse

Our Programs


As often the first step in the recovery journey, detox allows our patients the ability to clear their bodies of the harmful substances that resulted in physical dependence.

Residential Rehab

The all-inclusive programming options at Life Center assist patients who are battling an addiction as they go from detoxification to stabilization and then begin on the path to true and lasting recovery.

Opiate Dependency

Our comprehensive opiate recovery service was created to offer individuals who are battling an addiction to opiates and are in need of a guidance as they go from detoxification to abstinence.

Methadone Maintenance

Our methadone maintenance program was created for men and women who are battling an addiction to heroin, prescription painkillers, or other opioids.

Young Men’s Program

A specifically designed treatment program for males between the ages of 18 and 26 who need to overcome challenges that have prevented them from launching successful lives.

Christian Focused

Our voluntary, faith-based rehab program was designed to provide Christians care that is centered on a Biblical foundation using tools, such as the Recovery Bible and Daily Devotionals.

Military Services

As a Tricare-Certified provider, we strive to create an environment that fosters camaraderie and healing among military members and veterans receiving treatment.


Offered as a less intense, more flexible approach to substance use disorder treatment, our outpatient programs provide clients with a variety of therapeutic activities and interventions.

Take a Free Online Assessment

An assessment is an important first step toward treatment of and recovery from addiction.

Taking the First Step

Thank you for turning to Life Center of Galax during this trying time. We know how difficult it is to make the first step in seeking out treatment and we congratulate you on your courage to do so. We will do all that we can to make the process one that is as streamlined and as comfortable as it possibly can be.

Meeting Your Specific Needs

Throughout the years, Life Center of Galax has consistently worked to respond to the needs of the patients that we treat by creating new and innovative programming options that are catered to meet the specific and unique needs of the populations we serve. We remain steadfast in updating our programs and practices so that everyone who is entrusted into our care is offered the best opportunity for achieving successful treatment outcomes.

Begin Your Recovery with Us

Whether you or a loved one is suffering from an addiction to alcoholheroin, or opioids, or is battling the symptoms of a co-occurring condition, such as depression or anxiety, the staff at Life Center of Galax is here to help you take the first step in realizing a life free from the obstacles that have caused you so much turmoil. Whatever your needs may be, look no further than Life Center of Galax.

Why Should I Get Rehab Near Me?

Seeking addiction & co-occurring disorder treatment close to home provides the convenience of getting to our treatment center without the added stress of travel and financial strain associated with travel costs. Instead, you or your loved one can receive the necessary treatment right away and family members can be a much more active part of the recovery process, a fundamental element for long-term success.

I came to Galax addicted to meth, but I left Galax as a brand new person.

– Kristin
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