Atlanta Outpatient Programs for Adults & Adolescents Struggling with Mental Health & Substance Use


Frequently Asked Questions


We get it, there’s a lot you probably want to know before joining our program. We’re happy to answer any, and all, of your questions. If you have a specific question, or just want to hear more about The Berman Center, give us a call or send an email, and we’ll make sure to get back to you as soon as possible.  

We can be reached at 770-336-7444 or  If you want to speak directly to admissions, contact (678) 786-1214 or

Are there housing accommodations?

Yes. The Berman Center collaborates closely with several transitional sober living programs. 

Do I have to live in a sober transitional living?

No. We individualize everyone’s treatment plans to his/her needs.

Do you take insurance?

Yes. The Berman Center does take insurance. We can help you determine your coverage by submitting a verification of benefits request. For a better understanding of the costs, please call 770-336-7444.

Are your clinicians licensed?

Yes. All of our clinicians are licensed in the state of Georgia.

Are you a state licensed program?

We are state licensed as a treatment center.

Are your groups gender specific?

Our groups are co-ed except for twice a month we split into gender specific groups for an hour. However, our clinicians are sensitive to gender issues and will separate genders as needed and appropriate.

Is there a spiritual component to your programs?

Yes, we include work on spiritual well-being such as spiritual speakers, art therapy and other experiential therapies, in every program at The Berman Center.

Where can I find information about your outcome/performance studies?

Please send a request to for our outcome/performance studies.

What are my rights and responsibilities as a client and/or family member?

For a list of our Client Rights and Responsibilities please send a request to

What does CARF accredited mean?

When a program is CARF-accredited, it means their organization has passed an in-depth review and meets rigorous CARF guidelines for service and quality—a qualified endorsement that it conforms to internationally recognized service standards and is focused on delivering the most favorable results for persons it serves.

What do I need to know about the “No Surprises Act”?

We have two PDFs with information to help answer this question:

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