Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions are coordinated by appointment only. Please call 888-483-0528 to speak with our admissions staff about scheduling an admission.

Yes, Spearhead Lodge is a part of the BRC Recovery Family of Programs. Spearhead Lodge was created to bring the tried and true BRC Recovery quality program and culture to young adult men entering into meaningful and lasting recovery. We are able to offer the same quality that has been expected from BRC Recovery, in a modified milieu with the hallmarks of the program rooted in integrity and value.

Yes. The Spearhead Lodge clinical center is licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services to provide substance abuse treatment. Spearhead Lodge clients participate in a minimum of 15 hours of clinical programming per week at the clinical center.

Yes, Spearhead Lodge is certified by the National Association of Recovery Residences (NARR). Additionally, we are a proud member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), as well as the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals (TAAP).

Spearhead Lodge is located in northwest Austin. We are located approximately 20 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Austin is the capital of Texas and conveniently located within a few hours by car of Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Our clients come from all over the United States as well as internationally.

There are many benefits to the Spearhead Lodge program. Our clients will be immersed in and complete all 12 Steps of recovery in a beautiful setting in North Austin. They will participate in a highly structured program that teaches integrity, discipline, spiritual practices, and valuable life skills that are seldom addressed in a treatment setting. Our clients will participate in physical exercise and yoga, learn healthy eating habits, and receive motivational talks and proactive dialogue as opposed to lectures.

Yes, we work with most major insurance companies.

All members of the Spearhead Lodge staff are in recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction, and have adopted the way of living taught in the Spearhead Lodge program. We teach from practical experience, not theory or opinion. Each client will work with licensed counselors on a daily basis. Our recovery center also has relationships with fine doctors if medical needs arise during a client’s stay.

Spearhead Lodge provides care for dual diagnosis clients: those who experience mental illness in addition to their addiction. We believe in healing the whole client with evidence-based philosophies and cutting-edge treatments, which means that it is vital that individuals receive care for mental illness and addiction at the same time. We are proud to provide premier clinical services to all Spearhead Lodge clients.

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