Drug Rehabs in Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach, Virginia, is experiencing many of the same issues with drug and alcohol addiction that are rampant across the county. However, there are a number of treatment centers that will hopefully turn the tide.

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Recovery Unplugged – Harrison House of Northern Virginia

Annandale , VA


Southstone Recovery Center for Women

South Boston , VA


Recovery Centers of America at Bracebridge Hall

Earleville , MD


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MeadowWood Behavioral Health

New Castle , DE


Boca Recovery Center – New Jersey

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Drug And Alcohol Addiction In Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach, Virginia, glistening with beautiful coasts, lies adjacent to the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Rich in US history, the city also suffers from an Opioid crisis. Virginia Beach ranks number 2 in the state for the highest number of drug overdoses; it also contains, along with its surrounding areas, many inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment programs that can help.

Prescription Drug And Opioid Abuse In Virginia Beach

Many Virginia Beach residents become hooked on Heroin after using prescription drugs like OxyContin or Hydrocodone. When prescription drugs become too expensive, many find Heroin a cheaper but more powerful alternative. Once individuals regularly use Opioids like Heroin and Fentanyl, they are at risk of developing a tolerance, which can quickly lead to addiction. They may begin to crave stronger drugs available on the market, such as Carfentanil, a deadly Opioid 100 times more potent than Fentanyl.

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What To Consider When Seeking A Rehab Facility In Virginia Beach

Making the decision to attend rehab requires much consideration and research. It is important to understand what type of treatment you are looking for while remaining aware of what services the treatment center provides. There are 14,500 treatment facilities available in the United States, and exploring your options will help you make an informed decision.

Consider asking yourself some questions and focusing on factors such as:

  • Do they cater to spiritual people?
  • Do they treat co-occurring disorders?
  • Do they offer special programs for minority groups? (race, gender, sexual orientation)
  • What items do they allow patients to bring to rehab?
  • Are there more traditional elements of healing, or experimental treatments?
  • Can family members and friends visit?
  • What types of insurance are accepted?

While considering the ideal facility, making preparations to attend rehab puts individuals into a positive mindset to achieve necessary changes. These include tying up loose ends, tending to family obligations, being present, practicing gratitude, and eliminating debt to minimize stress so the focus remains on rehab.

Should I Travel From Virginia Beach For Treatment?

Staying local at a rehab in the Virginia Beach area allows patients to have the support of friends and family as they recover. Individuals can heal around familiar settings, with comforting reminders of local home and work life. However, individuals seeking treatment may feel stress as they are reminded of distressing experiences which may have facilitated substance abuse. For instance, landmarks where individuals may have abused drugs may cause highly uncomfortable feelings to resurface. Local rehabs may not offer unique therapies provided by out-of-state facilities. Individuals in a local rehab may also be more tempted to leave the facility and go home before treatment is over.

Traveling for rehab has many benefits for patients. Patients have fewer distractions as they are in a new environment, their focus solely being on recovery. They can focus on being present, while eliminating the stress of familiar surroundings. Facilities requiring traveling also offer patients with unique treatments specific to that city or state. Individuals often have more motivation to follow treatment plans if they travel for some distance, encouraging a higher chance of finishing the program, and a lowering the likelihood of relapse.

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Seeking treatment can seem like an overwhelming process. It is important to explore your options and treatment providers can assist in this. People suffering from drug and alcohol use disorders can find programs requiring travel or local programs. For more information on treatment options, contact a treatment provider today.



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Government Programs

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Name Location Phone
Beach Area Service Committee Post Office Box 1377
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

College Programs

Counseling Services

Virginia Wesleyan College

5817 Wesleyan Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC)

Regent University

1000 Regent University Drive
CRB 174, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Counseling Center

Norfolk State University

700 Park Avenue
Norfolk VA 23504

The Office of Counseling Services

Old Dominion University

1526 W 49th St
Norfolk, VA 23529

Student Counseling Center

Hampton University

100 E. Queen St.
Hampton, VA 23668

AA and NA Meetings in Virginia Beach

Name Address Fellowship Hours
Tidewater Intergroup Council (TIC) 4968 Euclid Rd., Suite F Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462 Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Monday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Friday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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