Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center

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*** Human Rights Committee ***

Due to the current state of emergency, Human Rights Committee meetings will be held via teleconference until further notice.

These meetings are held at 3:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the following months: January, March, May, July, September, November.

To get information on how to join the next meeting, contact Kelli Angel: 828-257-6362 or Kelli.Angel@dhhs.nc.gov .


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About the Facility

Julian F. Keith is one of  three state operated North Carolina Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Centers (ADATCs) specifically designed to provide inpatient treatment, psychiatric stabilization and medical detoxification for individuals with substance use and other co-occurring mental health diagnoses to prepare for ongoing community based treatment and recovery.
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Admission is available to any adult in our region regardless of financial resources or insurance status. Patients pay on a sliding scale according to their income.
Admission Information
ACU Admission Criteria
ARS Admission Criteria


Medically monitored detoxification. Psychiatric services. Medical and nursing services: Substance abuse and co-occurring treatment, recreational therapy, family services, discharge planning.
Details about Services Offered

Forms and Documents

Admission Information
ACU Admission Criteria
ARS Admission Criteria
Notice of Privacy Practices
Prospective Patient Letter
Medication Assisted Treatment and Inpatient Opioid Treatment
Regional Referral Form
Services Offered
User-Friendly Charge Sheet
Machine-Readable Charge Sheet

Human Rights Committee

All patients admitted to Julian F. Keith ADATC have the right to dignity, privacy, humane care and freedom from mental and physical abuse, neglect, and or exploitation. The Human Rights Committee (HRC) for the facility has the responsibility to safeguard and protect the rights of these patients. The HRC meets every two months on the third Tuesday of the month at 3pm in the Administrative Conference Room of Julian F. Keith ADATC, 201 Tabernacle Road, Black Mountain, NC. If you are interested in attending a Human Rights Committee meeting, please contact the recording secretary at 828-257-6362. (NOTE – If you have admissions inquiries or any other questions regarding JFK ADATC, please call the main phone line at 828-257-6200).
HRC Meeting Schedule


Erin Bowman, Director
201 Tabernacle Road
Black Mountain, N.C. 28711

Facility Main Phone Number: (828) 257-6200 
Facility Main Fax Number: (828) 257-6300 
Detox Intake Phone Number: (828) 257-6400

Detox Fax Number: (828) 257-6268
Rehab Admissions Phone Number: (828) 257-6230

Rehab Fax Number: (828) 257-6231
Medical Records Fax Number: (828) 257-6343
Patient Advocate: Lisa Holmes, 828-257-6369
Directions to Julian F. Keith ADATC
Departmental Contact Information

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