The Southwest Council, Inc.

The Southwest Council, Inc.


Located in Vineland, N.J., The Southwest Council, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides assessment and outpatient treatment to adults who are struggling with substance use and mental health disorders.


According to The Southwest Council’s website, the center’s goal is to provide addiction prevention, education, and treatment. For treatment, the facility offers personalized care to each client. Treatment is provided by using the 12-step model with a range of evidence-based counseling techniques.

Treatment includes assessments, individuals counseling, group counseling, family therapy, aftercare plans, and employee assistance.

The employee assistance program helps employers, employees, and family members who may be struggling with substance abuse, family stress, or mental health disorders. The center offers interventions, screenings, referrals, substance abuse education, behavioral health consultations, and stress management training.

The specialized programs available include conflict resolution, sexual harassment awareness, managing workplace change, balancing work and home, anger management coaching, as well as documentation, discipline, and corrective action plan.

The facility’s prevention goal is to raise awareness about alcohol, tobacco, and drug-related programs in the community. This is achieved through evidence-based education programs and community-based prevention coalitions.

The prevention programs are also evidence-based and typically take place in a school setting. The classes teach students how to refuse drugs, resist drug influences, and enhance social skills.


The Southwest Council’s website notes the treatment team includes addiction counselors, substance abuse professionals, mental health counselors, and certified clinical supervisors. The loved one polled by at the time of this writing gave four out of five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY has yet to receive any reviews from this facility’s former clients. Of the five individuals who left reviews on Southwest Council’s Facebook page, which the center has the ability to manage, four left five out five stars, while one person left a one-star review.


To date, the one loved one surveyed by provided a mostly positive review for Southwest Council. They gave four out of five stars for most metrics evaluated, including treatment effectiveness, holistic offerings, and its treatment of co-occurring disorders.

“Was a little crowded and areas we very noisy, but otherwise they helped my loved one to get better and that is all that counts,” they wrote.


According to the facility’s website, The Southwest Council offers an affordable fee scale. County, state, and federal grants support the center. The loved one questioned by to date gave four out of five stars when asked if treatment was worth the cost.

The Southwest Council, Inc. Reviews

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • compassion. was a little crowded and areas we very noisy, but otherwise they helped my loved one to get better and that is all that counts.