IAFF Center of Excellence

for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery


Welcome to the IAFF Center of Excellence. We provide evidence-based care for addiction and co-occurring disorders, including PTSD, anxiety and depression. Never before has there been a place specifically designed for IAFF members to face their behavioral health issues head on and get back to the job they love and rebuild the life they deserve. Through an essential partnership between the IAFF and Advanced Recovery Systems, a nationwide leader in rehabilitation and behavioral health, the IAFF Center of Excellence is a flagship recovery center where IAFF members can face their struggles directly.

Located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, the IAFF Center for Excellence is just 30 minutes from Washington, DC, and an hour from Dulles International Airport. The 15-acre campus location is ideal for focusing on treatment and recovery.


IAFF Center of Excellence

13400 Edgemeade Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 358-0192

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Services Offered

The IAFF Center of Excellence exclusively treats IAFF members and offers the following services:

  • Specialized treatment programs for co-occurring disorders
  • Medical detox
  • Drug and alcohol rehab
  • Pharmaceutical Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Individual and group therapy and counseling options
  • Inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization care
  • Fitness and culinary amenities
  • Aftercare