Find Local Treatment Options
Call 800-481-6320 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

5 Reasons to Choose Local Rehab Centers

drug rehab options

Local rehab helps you stay close to your support system.

If you’re looking for a drug rehabilitation center to get help for an addiction to drugs or alcohol there are things you will need to take into consideration before you choose. Choosing a rehab center that has a program that calls to you is important. If you feel a connection to the group you are more likely to be open and you will want to be successful not only for your own recovery but for others that are with you on your journey. So how do you decide what is best for you? There are so many options that it can be overwhelming.

There are rehab centers that are faith or spiritually based, others are gender based, some cater to certain age groups and so on. The choices are endless. That’s why it’s very important to do your research before you decide. Treatment programs vary in length but the most effective will last for at least six months and up to a year and according to NIDA” remaining in treatment for an adequate period of time is critical”, so it can also be important to find a treatment center that is close to you.

5 Reasons to Choose Local Rehab Centers

  1. Living at home.

    One big reason for choosing a local rehab center is that some programs allow you to continue living at home during your treatment. If the program is outpatient and allows for you to live at home during your treatment it can greatly help if funds are limited or if there is no insurance to help to cover the costs. You can continue to prepare and eat meals from home and you don’t have to include boarding costs into the cost of your treatment.

  2. Maintaining employment.

    Many programs offer rehabilitation treatment on an outpatient basis. Choosing a local rehab center means that you can remain at home with your family and continue working at your job. Maintaining employment means that you can continue to to pay your bills during treatment and it can help you to pay for treatment which an be expensive.

  3. Stay connected to family

    Local inpatient rehabilitation requires that you live at their facility during treatment. If you have already tried outpatient treatment and not been successful your doctor might decide that inpatient treatment is the best option for you. Being local means that your family can be actively involved with your treatment so that you don’t have to feel alone. Family members are encouraged to attend counseling sessions with their loved one so that can the healing process can begin.

  4. Building local connections

    During your treatment you’re going to meet a lot of different people who are going through the same things you are. After your therapy is concluded it is encouraged for you stay connected with these people and continue to provide support to one another. Life long friendships are made during therapy. Living locally can make them easier to maintain.

  5. Home visits

    If you are in an inpatient rehab center the program might allow you build privileges that might allow visits home for holidays and other events that are important. If you live close to the rehab center this might make it easier to accommodate the visits home and allow for more frequent visitors. It also makes it easier for friends and loved ones to visit you while you are in treatment.

More Rehab Centers Resources

How Change Happens in Rehab

Many people have a distorted view of rehab that it is a place where conformity and unsolicited advice for personal and interpersonal situations permeate the atmosphere, but, thanks to decades of proven research and studies, the SAMHSA has determined that “controlled clinical trials place confrontational approaches among the least effective treatment methods.” It takes a….

Continue reading

10 Reasons you Do Not Want to Go Through Withdrawal Alone

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is always good to have a support network while you go through withdrawal. Although every individual is different, there are some common reasons why you do not want to go through withdrawal alone. 1. Everything is Harder on Your Own Although it might not always seem….

Continue reading

Staying Committed to Sobriety

Sobriety takes commitment and work.

Your commitment to sobriety is the most important commitment that you will ever make in your life. It’s like a marriage between yourself and your life and once you find a way to become sober, maintaining your sobriety is of utmost importance. Here are some tips for staying committed to yourself and remaining sober. What’s….

Continue reading

Are there Free Rehab Clinics for Addiction?

rehab for free

Fortunately for many addicted individuals who also suffer from financial issues as a result of their drug abuse, free rehab clinics do exist. These facilities are able to treat a person’s addiction without the need for them to spend the small amount of money they still have after the devastating effects of drug abuse. When….

Continue reading

Ten Signs You Need Alcohol Rehab

alcoholism help

Casual drinkers, social drinkers and moderate drinkers can all fall prey to alcohol’s effects when the number of drinks consumed gradually increases over time. When withdrawal symptoms or “hangover” drive a person to drink as a means of relief, it’s likely a physical dependency is at work. Once a person starts drinking as a way….

Continue reading

How Long Should I Stay at Rehab?

Even though most people seeking drug and alcohol treatment are lucky to get 28 days, that’s not the ideal length of stay regardless of the severity of your addiction or your drug of choice. Short-term rehab is more often than not, completely insufficient for true drug and alcohol recovery. Because of the intensity of drug….

Continue reading

5 Ways to Fight Alcohol Abuse

alcohol addiction prevention

Alcohol abuse is a common activity that people engage in at least once in their life. Approximately 90% of the American adult population has tried alcohol at least one time. One of the biggest problems with alcohol is that people usually begin to abuse the substance in social situations, but that can easily escalate to people….

Continue reading

Importance of Trust Building in Drug Rehab Centers

trust building

Trust building for patients in drug rehab centers is an important exercise; patients must learn to trust those around them in treatment (such as doctors, nurses, and therapists) as well as sometimes re-learning to trust their family and friends. In addition, patients must learn the importance of honesty so others can begin to trust them…..

Continue reading

Do Alcohol Rehab Centers Cure Alcoholism?

Like drug addiction, alcoholism can have devastating effects in a person’s life, leaving him or her helpless to exert any power of will over compulsive drinking behaviors. Anyone struggling with alcoholism has likely made multiple attempts to stop drinking only to succumb to overwhelming cravings. The mechanisms that drive compulsive drinking behaviors operate in much….

Continue reading

How Family Members can Support the Recovering Addict

Recovering addicts need to have their family for support.

Do you have a loved one who is recovering from drug or alcohol addiction? Addiction has been known to cause significant strains on families and can be a very difficult situation to deal with. When a family member is recovering from addiction there are some things that you can do to help out and support the….

Continue reading

Still can't find the help you are looking for?Get Started Now
Accepted Insurances / View the full list
For inquiries call800-481-6320

Accepted Insurances Does My Insurance
Cover This?

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This