Does a loved one have a problem with alcohol or drug abuse? Where do you start? And how do you select an addiction treatment program? Thankfully, Scottsdale Recovery can guide you every step of the way. Here’s what you can do if you’ve decided to find addiction treatment and help for a loved one who may be suffering from substance abuse.
Where to Start?
While it may seem convenient to choose the nearest treatment center, not all facilities offer accredited treatment or quality amenities and services that can help your loved one experience a safe, long-lasting recovery. Traveling to another city or to a treatment center farther from home may give your loved one space and the distraction-free environment they need to focus on recovery.
Which Services and Addiction Treatments Should You Look For?
Substance use disorders can be fully treated using medical detox, behavioral therapy, and individual counseling. Medical detox will help your loved one safely withdraw from drugs and alcohol, while therapy and counseling address the long-term behaviors associated with psychological addiction. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration suggests choosing a drug rehab center that offers at least these three services since all three are needed to treat substance use disorder.
Also, try to find a drug rehab center that offers a relaxing, therapeutic environment with lots of activities like yoga, meditation, and music therapy. Complementary therapies such as these can enhance your loved one’s experience while in rehab and are shown to produce more positive treatment outcomes. Equine therapy, swimming pools, fitness centers, and game rooms are other amenities and services you can look for when choosing a treatment center.In most cases, the drug rehab center you choose will perform an evaluation to determine the level of care your loved one needs.
Inpatient and residential programs offer the highest level of care and 24-hour support, while partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs allow your loved one to live at home while receiving day treatment. If you’re not sure which services or programs will benefit your loved one the most, Scottsdale Recovery can help you choose.
How Can You Find Affordable Treatment?
Treatment for substance use disorders is more affordable than ever before now that addiction is widely recognized as a mental health disorder and brain disease. Many health insurers cover some or all costs associated with addiction treatment.
After you choose an addiction treatment center, ask the admissions team if they can perform a free insurance benefits check. This allows both you and the drug rehab center to find out whether your health plan is accepted by the treatment center, and whether your health plan covers the cost of needed services. If your health plan does not cover treatment costs or is not accepted by the rehab center, the facility will discuss other payment options so your loved one still has the option of receiving affordable treatment.
What Can You Do if Your Loved One Refuses Addiction Treatment?
If your loved one denies that they have a problem with substance abuse and refuses to seek help after an intervention, the National Institute on Drug Abuse suggests creating incentives that will encourage your loved one to visit a doctor. Some people are more open to listening to professionals such as doctors who can be upfront about what will happen to their health and livelihood if they continue abusing drugs and alcohol. Your doctor can listen to your loved one speak freely about their addiction and guide them in the right direction toward drug or alcohol detox or a treatment program.
Drug Rehab Treatment with Scottsdale Recovery
Scottsdale Recovery offers medical drug detox and a range of drug rehab programs that are personalized to help your loved one achieve long-term abstinence from drugs and alcohol. Contact us to learn more about our inpatient and residential programs, or fill out our free insurance benefits form to learn more about the services covered by your health plan.
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