Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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

Drug Addiction Treatment FAQ

Where can I go to drug rehab in Virginia?

Virginia is home to several effective and respected drug rehab programs, centers, and hospitals. Finding the drug rehab program in Virginia that is right for you will be a matter of identifying your needs, determining your treatment goals, and locating the center that is the best fit. Depending upon those factors, you may be best served by a drug rehab that offers inpatient or residential programming, or one that also offers a partial hospitalization program (PHP) and/or an intensive outpatient program (IOP).

Does Virginia provide quality drug treatment centers?

Yes, Virginia is home to several quality drug addiction treatment centers. Whether you live in Virginia or in a nearby state, you have a number of treatment options that will help you establish a strong foothold in early recovery, and make the lifestyle changes that will empower you to successfully remain drug-free.

What is an inpatient drug rehab?

Inpatient drug rehab is an intensive level of care that typically features around-the-clock supervision, various types of therapy, and other personalized services. Depending upon the program, inpatient drug rehab may also include detox, which is a safe, medically managed environment in which you can rid your body of addictive substances before fully engaging in therapy and other elements of treatment.

What is the best Christian drug recovery center?

The best Christian drug recovery center is the one that fits your specific needs and incorporates Christian practices and principles in a manner that is consistent with your faith. A Christian-based program that is ideal for one person may not be a good fit for someone else. If the first Christian drug recovery center that you contact doesn’t feel right for you, contact other programs until you find the one that can best prepare you for long-term success.

What are the differences in a Christian drug rehab?

Christian drug rehab programs and faith-based treatment tracks incorporate Christian beliefs into the treatment experience. The degree to which this is accomplished may vary from one rehab center to the next. Some programs place Christian principles and practices at the core of their treatment activities, while others feature both secular and faith-based opportunities.

What is a typical day like in a drug treatment center?

Every drug treatment center has its own policies, procedures, and schedule so no two programs offer identical experiences. In general, a typical day in a drug treatment center will follow an established schedule to ensure that you are making the most of your time in treatment. Common daily activities in drug rehab centers include breakfast, lunch, and dinner, morning and evening groups to start and end the day, various individual, group, and experiential therapy sessions, therapeutic recreation and leisure opportunities, and time for personal reflection.

Where can I find the best drug rehab centers on the east coast?

When you are researching drug rehab centers on the east coast, don’t worry about trying to find a “perfect program.” Instead, focus on find the program that’s perfect for you, or for the friend or family member who can benefit from professional addiction treatment. The east coast features a variety of drug rehab centers that have helped thousands of men and women take essential steps along their personal paths of recovery. Understand your needs, or the needs of your loved one, identify east coast rehab programs that appear able to meet those needs, then contact each program to confirm which one is best for you or your friend or family member.

My life had been overrun by my addiction. The Life Center of Galax taught me that recovery was possible, through hard work and dedication, and I am capable of living a life free of addiction.

– Matthew
Take a Free Online Assessment

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

Marks of Quality Care
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Tricare
  • The Jason Foundation
  • why this matters...