Louisiana Adult & Teen Challenge is a faith-based residential program for individuals struggling with addiction and life-controlling issues. We offer short and long-term treatment services that take a holistic approach, addressing the mind, body, and spirit to help individuals achieve stability in all areas of their lives and restore their relationships.

Program Length

  • 90 day short-term program with the option to transition to our traditional program
  • 12 months of long-term care (traditional program)
  • 6 months of optional aftercare
  • 18 months total required for graduation

4 Phase Approach

Students advance through a total of 4 phases while enrolled in our program. Each phase is essential to helping them grow and progress in their recovery.

  • Residential – Phase 1-3
  • Aftercare – Phase 4

Program Cost

  • $750 induction fee
  • $250 induction fee per child enrolling, not to exceed $500
  • $125 for a return bus fare (cash), *It is completely refundable if not used as long as the Induction Fee was paid in full.
  • No monthly charge

*The return bus fare is provided in the event that you voluntarily leave or are dismissed, ensuring you have a way back home.

Who Can Enroll

  • Anyone struggling with a life controlling issue
  • Adults 18 and older, with exceptions for 17-year-olds
  • Women with up to three children under 9 years old


Group & Personal Studies

Personal Studies

Personal Studies for New Life in Christ (PSNL) materials are used for small groups, counseling, mentoring, and personal growth, helping individuals develop a deeper relationship with Christ by applying Biblical principles to every area of their lives.

Curriculum: *Clients complete different assignments using this material.

  1. Preparing for Success
  2. Breaking Free
  3. Finding New Strength
  4. Intimacy with Purpose
  5. Character Qualities Class

Group Studies

Group Studies for New Life in Christ (GSNL) books are taught during the 1st Phase of our program. These studies have helped countless individuals develop a deeper relationship with Christ by teaching Biblical principles and practical applications for daily life. They are designed for new believers but also serve as a great refresher for those more mature in their faith.


  1. How Can I know That I Am A Christian
  2. A Quick Look at the Bible
  3. Attitudes
  4. Temptation
  5. Successful Christian Living
  6. Growing Through Failure
  7. Christian Practices
  8. Obedience to God
  9. Obedience to Man
  10. Anger & Personal Rights
  11. How to Study the Bible
  12. Love & Accepting Myself
  13. Personal Relationships with Others
  14. Spirit Empowered


  • A study conducted by the Center for Compassion at Evangel University confirms 78% of graduates from Adult & Teen Challenge addiction recovery centers remain sober and substance free post-graduation! Click here for full report.

Services Offered

  • Short and long-term program options
  • Faith-based addiction treatment
  • Counseling and mentorship
  • Group and personal studies curriculum
  • On-site vocational training
  • GED completion
  • Higher education through Bridges Christian College
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Re-entry program for men
  • Aftercare