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About Fairbanks


Experts in Addiction, Focused on Recovery

Fairbanks is a not for profit alcohol and drug treatment center. We are the oldest independent alcohol and drug treatment center in America. We started treating alcoholic men in 1945 in a house on Alabama street in Indianapolis, Indiana. We now serve men, women and adolescents and their families who struggle with addiction from the Midwest and from around the country.

Community Needs Assessment

Fairbanks is committed to addressing the needs of our community to better serve those in need of our services. See our most recent Community Needs Assessment.

Meet Fairbanks President and CEO, Mark Monson

Mark Monson is the President and CEO at Fairbanks. Prior to joining Fairbanks in 2012, Mark served as Chief Operating Officer of Beaver Dam Community Hospitals in Wisconsin. He has over 30 years of experience as a health care administrator and clinician.

Prior to his role at Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, he served as Vice President of Clinical Services and Operations for Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, California. He began his professional career in 1980 as a substance abuse counselor. In high school and college, Mark worked as a custodian at Hennepin County Detoxification Unit in Minneapolis where he became interested in the disease of addiction and passionate about treatment.

Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in Health Related Professions/Addiction Studies from the University of Arizona. In 2007, he and the organization he served were honored with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for performance excellence from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Mission Statement
Fairbanks is a nonprofit organization focused on recovery from alcohol and other drug problems, serving as a resource to improve the well-being of individuals, families and communities by offering hope and support through its programs and services.

Fairbanks is located at 8102 Clearvista Parkway, Indianapolis Indiana on the North East side of Indianapolis. Click here for directions to Fairbanks. If you have any questions please feel free to call (317)849-8222.

Licensure and Accreditation
Licensed by the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) Division of Mental Health and Addiction as a Private Mental Health Institution and certified by them as an Addictions Services Provider

Accredited by The Joint Commission under both the Behavioral Health and Hospital Accreditation Programs
The Joint Commission may be contacted here.