Southern Oaks Addiction Recovery (S.O.A.R.)

Southern Oaks Addiction Recovery (S.O.A.R.)


Southern Oaks Addiction Recovery (S.O.A.R.) serves individuals dealing with addiction in northeast Louisiana out of their West Monroe location. S.O.A.R. provides residential treatment and medically managed detoxification is available on-site.

No one will be refused treatment due to inability to pay.


Southern Oaks Addiction Recovery offers two inpatient programs: a detoxification program and rehabilitation program.

The facility’s detoxification program, Starting Point, offers 24-hour admission following an evaluation. The medically supported detoxification supports clients as they withdraw from alcohol and drugs. The detoxification unit has 10 beds available.

Southern Oaks Addiction Recovery believes in treating the whole person, and uses a holistic approach. Mentally patients are educated on addiction, and spiritually they are asked to find a power greater than themselves. Patients are asked to express emotions during group interactions.

Admission to the 21- to 25-day rehabilitation program is based on referrals and is appropriate for those done with detox. Treatment is holistic and emphasizes physical, social, and recreational skills. Clients will learn about the science of addiction and will be asked to express emotion in group interactions. Gender-specific therapy groups are offered.

Continuing care is provided for all individuals.

The center offers a family program for family members and significant others.


No information regarding treatment staff at S.O.A.R. is available at this time of writing.


To date, no information is available regarding its living arrangements and related offerings.


The sole alum surveyed by gave a mostly positive review and awarded S.O.A.R. perfect five-star ratings for its treatment effectiveness. They gave four out of five stars to eight of 15 evaluated categories including the facility’s exercise and leisure activities, holistic activities, and affordability.

The alum gave a mediocre three out of five stars when asked if they would recommend treatment there and two out of five stars for counseling options offered.

“I am sure they can help anyone because i was pretty bad,” the anonymous reviewer commented. “They are very nice and patient.”


S.O.A.R. determines cost on a sliding fee scale and will not turn individuals away due to inability to pay. S.O.A.R. is funded through the state of Louisiana.

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  • I am sure they can help anyone because i was pretty bad. They are very nice and patient