Inpatient Addiction Treatment
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on.
There are several options for inpatient addiction treatment. Rehabs differ by location, therapies offered, staff experience, amenities and more. It’s important to find the one that best fits your specific needs.
What is an Inpatient Rehab Program?
Inpatient rehab is a residential treatment center where patients reside for various lengths depending on their program. The average stay is 30 days, but most addiction treatment facilities offer longer programs (60 days, 90 days or even longer).
The length of treatment depends on several factors, including the severity of the addiction, the existence of any co-occurring mental health conditions, and whether the person has been through rehab before.
Most inpatient centers offer family programs, where members of the patient’s family participate in family counseling and activities. This provides the opportunity to mend trust and identify dysfunctional relationships or dynamics that could trigger a relapse. Families can help encourage and support their loved one by being actively involved in their recovery.
Each inpatient residential facility provides its own unique accommodations. Some are basic, with shared rooms, cafeteria-style meals and recreational activities like pool and ping-pong. Others may offer private luxury suites with gourmet meals and a host of amenities, like a pool, spa and gym.
How to Choose an Inpatient Treatment Center
Because every person who needs addiction treatment is different, there are also a variety of differences among treatment programs. It is important to ask the right questions to find the treatment program that is right for you.
Questions you should ask when choosing a rehab:
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Advantages of Inpatient Rehab
For those struggling with a severe substance use disorder or addiction, inpatient rehab has the highest rates of long-term success. Inpatient treatment programs provide an environment with 24-hour care and thorough planning for the best ways to avoid relapse in the future.
“Treatment was the best thing that ever happened to me and truly did help save my life. I had a counselor who was tough and believed in me, but made me work hard to try to get better and stay that way.”
Benefits of choosing an inpatient rehab center include:
- Being in a safe, comfortable and highly organized environment
- Freedom from outside triggers, distractions or negative influences that may fuel substance abuse
- Having medical professionals present to ensure health and safety during detox and throughout treatment
- Being surrounded by a support system of fellow patients and counselors that provide encouragement throughout the treatment process
Get The Help You Deserve
It’s important to know that you are not alone in your fight for sobriety. Choosing to go to an inpatient treatment center is the first step toward regaining your life and living on your own terms.
If you or someone you love is ready to check into an inpatient rehab center, please contact us now. We can help find the treatment center that is best suited for you.