Drug Rehabs in Dallas, TX

Dallas has a mix of luxury, state-funded and gender-specific rehabs to offer those struggling with addiction. Heroin abuse has been a concern in the city for nearly a decade and treatment admissions for the drug are on the rise.

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Addiction Treatment in Dallas

Dallas, TexasLocated in North Texas, the city of Dallas makes up a large portion of Dallas County. The County is home to 38 substance abuse treatment centers licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

In 2011, more than 11,500 adults and adolescents received substance abuse treatment at DSHS funded facilities in Dallas County.

With a variety of economical treatment options, as well as gender-specific rehabs, there are programs for everyone in Dallas. Please call us now for help finding a Dallas rehab, or one in a nearby city such as Houston.

Top Dallas Rehabs

Historically built on the oil and cattle industries, Dallas is now a booming metropolitan area known for its shopping, food and sports teams. The city is a major travel hub with an international airport, making it a convenient destination for those who need to travel for rehab. Of the numerous treatment centers Dallas has to offer, some of the best include:

Nexus Recovery Center for Women (Dallas)

nexus recovery centerNexus Recovery Center is a dual diagnosis treatment center for women located in east Dallas. The center is one of few in the country that allow mothers to bring their children to residential treatment with them. Nexus’ residential, gender-specific programs practice holistic and evidence-based treatment methods. The center offers inpatient programs for adult women (14 to 45 days), pregnant/parenting women with children (30 to 90 days), and adolescent girls aged 13 to 17 (30 to 90 days). Detox and aftercare are available with all programs.

Nexus Recovery Center’s trauma-informed treatment plans include both individual and group counseling sessions. The rehab offers:

  • Family education programs
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Daycare, therapy, prevention and education services for children
  • Transitional housing
  • An alumni group

Nexus Recovery Center also offers home-based, center-based and outreach services for families and women struggling with substance abuse, called the Nexus Generations (PPI) Program.

For 30 days of residential treatment, the cost is between $3,150 and $6,000. The rehab accepts most insurances. Nexus Recovery Center is licensed by the Texas DSHS and accredited by the Joint Commission.


Cost: $
Length of program: 14-90 days
Capacity: 125 patients

Grapevine Valley Hope (Grapevine)Grapevine-Valley-Hope

Grapevine Valley Hope is a substance abuse treatment facility located in Grapevine, a Dallas suburb. The rehab is about a 30-minute drive northwest of downtown Dallas.

Grapevine Valley Hope takes a holistic approach to treatment by meeting the physical, mental, social and spiritual needs of its residents. The rehab offers a number of different programs, including:

  • Residential treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Partial/day treatment
  • Medical detox
  • Continuing care
  • Family care
  • Online addiction and family treatment

An individualized treatment plan is created for every patient in Grapevine Valley Hope’s residential program. Physicians and nurses are on hand to help with detox and each patient is assigned a one-on-one counselor, a group counselor and a non-denominational chaplain. The program is typically 28-30 days, but it varies based on each person’s recovery needs.

The approximate cost of the rehab’s month long residential program is $14,000. Grapevine Valley Hope accepts most insurances and offers financing, scholarships and a cash discount program. The center is licensed by the Texas DSHS.

  • Cost: $
  • Length of program: 28-30 days
  • Capacity: 68 patients

Teen Treatment at Phoenix House Dallas

phoenix-house-dallasPhoenix House’s Hill A. Feinberg Academy is a rehab for teens offering both inpatient and outpatient treatment services.

The center practices evidence-based treatment methods and believes each patient needs individualized, holistic care. The academy specializes in treating co-occurring disorders in adolescents and puts an emphasis on family involvement during the treatment process.

Services at Phoenix House’s Hill A. Feinberg Academy include:

  • Evaluation and assessment
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Education
  • Recreation
  • Aftercare referrals
  • Recovery monitoring

The center also offers adult outpatient services. Phoenix House accepts some insurances, including managed Medicaid, and self-payment and financing plans are available. The rehab is licensed by the Texas DSHS and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Should I Travel Outside Dallas for Treatment?

Many people prefer to go to rehab close to home, but that may not always be the best option for everyone. For some, there may be a lack of trusted treatment centers in their area. Others may just need a change of pace in a new city or state. Either way, being open to traveling for rehab provides access to the best centers in the country. Some rehabs of note within a few hours drive or plane ride of Dallas include:

  • Summer Sky Treatment Center – Stephenville, TX (110 miles southwest, 2 hour drive)
  • The Recovery Center – Oklahoma City, OK (210 miles north, 3.5 hour drive)
  • Into Action Recovery Centers – Houston, TX (270 miles southeast, 4 hour drive)
  • La Hacienda Treatment Center – Hunt, TX (300 miles southwest, 5 hour drive)
  • Capstone Treatment Center – Judsonia, AR (375 miles northeast, 5.5 hour drive)

Intensive Outpatient Treatment at First Step Counseling

Founded in 1991, First Step Counseling provides outpatient treatment services at three locations: North Dallas, Oak Cliff and Plano. The rehab treats adult men and women, including those in the criminal justice system. First Step Counseling offers the following treatment programs:

  • Four to six week intensive outpatient program
  • Three to six month supportive outpatient program
  • Three month drug and alcohol education program

Services are offered on a sliding scale based on the client’s financial situation. First Step Counseling accepts some insurances and is licensed by the Texas DSHS.

Drug Abuse in Dallas

Substance abuse has been a growing problem in Dallas for many years, prompting the rise of numerous prevention organizations in the city. In the mid-2000s, an epidemic of “cheese heroin” led to the deaths of more than 25 adolescents and young adults in the city. Cheese heroin is Mexican black tar heroin mixed with crushed over-the-counter sleep medications, like Tylenol PM. The combined powders are then snorted, resulting in a short-lived high that is quickly followed by withdrawal.

“Imagine a 9-year-old heroin junkie. In Dallas, health officials are seeing children that young being brought to hospitals with signs of heroin withdrawal. The city is in its third year of what drug abuse experts call a ‘mini-epidemic’ among young Hispanics snorting a mild but addictive heroin called ‘cheese’…Sniffing heroin is not particularly new, but addiction experts say this outbreak in Dallas is unprecedented. Typically, people who inhale heroin are older and they’re white. In Dallas, however, users are mostly Latino, and they’re young.”

- John Burnett, NPR, 2008

As of June 2014, heroin continued to be a concern in Dallas (and statewide) as use of the drug began increasing among youth and young adults. In the same year, marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine were some of the most highly available illicit drugs in Dallas. Some other commonly abused drugs in Dallas include:

Addiction and Drug Abuse Statistics in Dallas



There were 1,371 alcohol- and drug-related deaths in 2010.


treatment admissions

In 2011, there were 11,543 total treatment admissions to Texas DSHS funded facilities (10,647 adult admissions, 896 adolescent admissions).



Thirty-five percent of 2011 treatment admissions were for heroin.

Addiction Treatment Services in Dallas

The Texas DSHS funds mental health and substance abuse treatment programs all over the state of Texas.

In Dallas County, there are currently 13 facilities funded by the DSHS that provide cost-effective treatment services.

The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse—most commonly referred to as “The Council”—is a community-based organization in Dallas that provides prevention and intervention services. The organization has been working to reduce the impact of drugs and alcohol in its community since 1946. Some of The Council’s programs include:

  • Alliance on Underage Drinking
  • Dallas Area Drug Prevention Partnership
  • A substance abuse helpline

The Dallas County Community Supervision and Corrections Department (CSCD) provides substance abuse treatment services for offenders in the county. The CSCD runs an inpatient treatment center in Wilmer, Texas, called the Judge John C. Creuzot Judicial Treatment Center. The facility offers several treatment programs for both men and women. The CSCD also runs the Dual Diagnosis Center (DDC) in Wilmer for offenders with co-occurring mental disorders. The CSCD provides assessments and treatment referrals, as well.

For youth in Dallas County, the Juvenile Department Substance Abuse Unit (SAU) helps adolescents and their families struggling with drug and alcohol abuse. The SAU provides the following services:

  • Assessment
  • Intervention
  • Supportive outpatient counseling
  • Day treatment
  • Prevention education
  • Training for counselors

Find Help in Your City Now

Given the variety of rehabs Dallas has to offer, there’s no reason to struggle with addiction a moment longer. If you live in Dallas or are looking to travel there for substance abuse treatment, please call us now for help finding a rehab.

Additional Facilities

TRS Behavioral Care Inc


8350 Meadow Road Suite 198
Dallas, TX 75223

Polk County Behavioral Health


182 SW Academy Street
Dallas, OR 97338

Clem Mar House Inc for Women


92 Church Street
Dallas, PA 18612

Nexus Recovery Center Inc


8733 La Prada Drive
Dallas, TX 75228

Anti Aging and Longevity Center of


8021 East RL Thornton Freeway Suite A
Dallas, TX 75228

LifeNet Community


9708 Skillman Street
Dallas, TX 75243


(214) 421-9100

2929 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard Suite 4
Dallas, TX 75215

Department of Veteran Affairs Hospital


4500 South Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216

Lifes Second Chance Treatment Center


2615 South Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216

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