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

Do Free Inpatient Rehab Centers Exist?

Some individuals truly need inpatient care for one reason or another, but since these programs are generally more expensive than outpatient centers, they sometimes do not attend the programs they require. In actuality, there are inpatient and residential treatment programs that do provide low-cost and even free care to patients who need it.

How Many Free Programs are There?

Free Inpatient Rehab

You’ll likely have to show proof of low income in order to qualify for free rehab.

According to a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, about 4 percent of the treatment centers in the country provide care to patients with no cost whatsoever. Another 48.3 percent provide partially free care either with or without a sliding fee scale for patients who do need to pay a specific amount. Finally, 24 percent of the programs in the country provide treatment that is on a sliding fee scale but is neither fully nor partially free.

Depending on your needs and location, it may be possible for you to find one of the few that are fully without charge, but there are a number of programs that provide payment assistance in one way or another, many of them doing so by providing partially free treatment. In addition, the study also found “facilities offering ‘all free’ care (51.6 percent) were more likely than those in the ‘partial free’ (30.5 percent) or ‘no free (20.6 percent) groups to offer nonhospital residential care.”

Who Can Receive Care in These Free Programs?

Individuals who are usually able to get the care they need in free inpatient rehab centers are those who can prove they need it. Either by providing a paystub as proof of a minimal income or through some other evidence that shows there is a true need for free inpatient care, an individual is often permitted to stay in a program such as these. This is done to ensure that individuals who truly require free rehab are the ones who will receive it, and places in the program are not taken by those who could otherwise afford a more expensive facility. Since these rehab centers are need-based, they specifically work with patients to provide them with the care they require at a cost they can handle.

Getting Help

For immediate assistance in finding an affordable, or potentially free rehab center in your area, call 800-481-6320 to speak with a support specialist who can assist you. We offer a number of programs that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient.

Are Free Inpatient Rehab Centers Worth the Wait?

More Rehab Centers Resources

How to Get Help for Alcohol Addiction

Let us help you overcome your alcohol addiction!

Alcohol addiction is a common problem that affects many more people than one may think. When you are addicted to alcohol you may feel like there’s no possible way for you to stop drinking but if you are willing to try then there is support available to help even those who have been addicted to….

Continue reading

Treatment Offered at Cocaine Rehab Centers

cocaine recovery

Cocaine rehab centers are a great resource for those who are struggling with cocaine addiction. Cravings can be very severe for someone who is addicted to cocaine; he or she will likely need help and will not be able to fight the addiction entirely alone. The treatments that are offered at a cocaine rehab center….

Continue reading

Drug Recovery Steps

Drug recovery is possible!

When you’re addicted to drugs nothing else matters except finding the next fix, the next high or the next pill. When you realize that you are addicted and you want to get well, chances are you are so unfamiliar with the steps of drug recovery that the entire process may be overwhelming and you may….

Continue reading

Risks of Heroin Addiction

Heroin addiction comes with a lot of risks!

Heroin addiction comes with many risks including damage to the body and associated mental illness as a result of long term addiction to heroin. Heroin is one of the most dangerous and destructive drugs on the street today. Even casually using heroin just one time can result in a heroin addiction that destroys one’s life…..

Continue reading

Treatment Methods in Local Detox Centers

detox centers

Addiction is a multifaceted ailment. It is not gender specific. It doesn’t discriminate between child and adult. It cannot recognize your cultural background. It will not care for your family or friends. Whether you have money or not, will make no difference to an addiction. So it would follow then, that the approaches to treatment….

Continue reading

Is Rehab the Answer to Our Crime Crisis?

The effects of addiction on the brain and mind create an obsessive mindset that “naturally” leads to criminal type behaviors when drug supplies are lacking. Trends on drug abuse and crime reflect this pattern of behavior and account for a good percentage of the prison population in general. It’s no secret how addiction takes over….

Continue reading

Continuing Care After Drug Rehab

There are programs to help you after drug rehab.

Various studies have been completed to determine how continuing care affects that chances of an addict maintaining recovery after drug rehab. In fact, studies show that those who complete continued care after the are discharged from a drug rehab center are more likely to maintain their sobriety and less likely to relapse, especially during the….

Continue reading

What Are the Residential Treatment Options for Dual Diagnosis?

When dual diagnosis—the presence of an additional condition along with an addiction—is a factor in someone’s addiction, their treatment plan should take it into account. Residential treatment centers often modify their treatment plans in the case of dual diagnosis, which you should keep in mind as you call . If you have a dual diagnosis,….

Continue reading

Are Addiction Treatment Programs Worth Their Cost

addiction treatment

When deciding on whether to go to an addiction treatment program, cost is definitely a factor. Most addiction treatment programs are relatively expensive, and only the individual in treatment can decide if a specific addiction treatment program is worth the cost. In order to decide whether addiction programs are worth their cost, a person should….

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