Addiction is not prejudice. It does not discriminate against race, color, religion, age or socioeconomic status. Studies estimate that one in three people have been directly impacted by addiction in the United States and Massachusetts is definitely not immune to the addiction that has plagued our country.
If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol in Massachusetts, you’re not alone! Help is available at inpatient rehab centers throughout the state in major cities such as Boston, Plymouth, Quincy and Brockton as well as many other towns. For immediately help, call 1-800-552-0697 and we’ll place you with a residential rehab center that’s right for you.
What is Inpatient Addiction Treatment in Massachusetts Like?
From first thought, if you’ve never been in treatment for your addiction before, you’re probably worried about what it will be like—Will it hurt? Will it be hard? How long will it take? What can I bring with me?…the list of questions, and the apprehension that comes along with fear of the unknown goes on and on.
If this sounds like you, and the thoughts that you are currently having, you’re not alone! Here’s what you can expect when you enter inpatient rehab in Massachusetts:
- Around-the-clock therapy and support.
- A place to live where there is no access to drugs or alcohol that will tempt you to use.
- Medical care and intervention to keep you safe and comfortable, especially during withdrawal.
- Support through groups such as NA, AA or other 12-step programs.
- Non-twelve step support groups.
- Meals, housing and access to the necessities required for daily living.
Inpatient vs. Outpatient Rehab in MA
So how do you choose which type of treatment is best for you or a loved one? Deciding between inpatient rehab in Massachusetts and outpatient programs can be challenging. The natural first choice is to opt for a program that is outpatient and provides a more relaxed treatment environment, but that’s not always the BEST choice—here’s why:
- Outpatient rehab does not always provide enough early support for those struggling with the hardest to beat addictions. In these cases it is often best to seek the around-the-clock support of an inpatient program.
- Outpatient treatment is counseling, therapy and care on a scheduled basis, and this may not provide adequate monitoring when relapse risk is at its greatest point.
- Although outpatient treatment may be convenient and even affordable, it may not provide enough standardized care IF you have not already completed an inpatient rehab program first.
How Long Does Inpatient Drug or Alcohol Rehab Take?
You’ll spend a minimum of 30 days in a residential rehab program for drug or alcohol addiction. For some, the amount of time that it takes for recovery to fully begin to set in is longer. Some programs are 60 or 90 days in length.
Long-term inpatient rehab centers in Massachusetts cater to those who require more extensive care. These programs offer 120 days or more of specialized treatment that accommodates the unique needs of the recovering addict who maybe has already tried shorter term programs without success or who has suffered from multiple tragic situations and requires longer term therapeutic care in order for full recovery to occur.
How Can I Pay for Drug or Alcohol Rehab in Massachusetts?
If you’re worried about how you can cover the cost of rehab, consider the many options in healthcare, insurance, and lending that are available to assist you.
Here are just a few of the ways that you can offset the potentially high cost of drug or alcohol rehab in Massachusetts:
- Health insurance from an employer or spouse’s employer.
- Health insurance through the Marketplace Plan program.
- Private health insurance coverage.
- Free or low-cost rehab programs that are subsidized by the state government or charitable resources.
- Sliding scale rehab programs that offer treatment based on your income and ability to cover costs—higher costs for those with higher income, lower costs for those with less income.
- Loans from the treatment center.
- Loans from other healthcare lending sources.
- Help from friends or family.
Never allow your fear of HOW you will pay for inpatient rehab prevent you from getting the help that you need. Many addicts who call our helpline at 1-800-552-0697 are surprised to find out that they actually CAN afford treatment, and there IS a place for them in a recovery center in Massachusetts. In fact, some find that drug or alcohol rehab is actually MUCH more affordable than they had originally thought.
I Need Help Finding the Best Inpatient Rehab in Massachusetts Today
Are you ready to get sober and start you NEW life in recovery? Put addiction and the negativity behind you and fast track your sobriety—call 1-800-552-0697 to be connected with a caring treatment advisor that will help you find the best residential rehab program in Massachusetts for you or someone you care deeply about.