Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Life Center of Galax to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Life Center of Galax.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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

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.

Our Programs

So, what comes next?

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.

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

I entered treatment at Galax for fentanyl abuse. With help from my counselors and the staff I got what I needed. I am now a hundred and sixty-eight days clean and sober and I’ve never been happier.

– Chris