7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Drug Rehab Center


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Drug addiction can destroy your life. Deciding to transform your life for the better by joining a rehabilitation program to overcome alcohol or drugs is the most important decision that you will make. Of course, you want to be assured that you choose the best rehabilitation center. However, with various drug rehab centers and facilities available today, it may be difficult for you to choose one.

If you need help in choosing a drug rehab facility, consider the following factors:

  1. Treatment programs- There are various treatment programs available at a drug rehab center, like inpatient and outpatient programs. You must check what kind of treatment plans the rehab offers and which suits your needs the most. You can find the list of the programs on their website. If you cannot find the programs listed on their website, give a call to the rehab center. Ensure that you obtain all the information that you are looking for.
  2. Cost- It is one of the essential factors as the last thing you want is to stress about those pending rehab bills. Some rehab facilities will cost more than others. So, decide the budget, create a list of rehab centers that fit your budget, and choose the best one. Do not push yourself into a debt trap.
  3. Staff- The staff at the rehab center can significantly affect your treatment. Ensure that the center has sufficient medical staff. If the rehab center has one staff serving 10 to 15 patients, it will not provide adequate treatment. You must also make sure that medical staff like psychologists, nurses, physicians, and nutritionists are present 24 x 7 at the center.
  4. Treatment duration- Ensure that you enquire about the treatment duration. Some treatments last only for a week, and some last for over 90 days. Some treatment plans require you to stay at the facility, while some may let you live out of it. Ensure that you can devote the specified time to the treatment to fully benefit from the treatment scope.
  5. Location- The location of your rehab center is an essential factor to consider. You may want the rehab facility to be near your house so that you are close to your friends and family. Or you may want the center to be in a different area than where you live. Choose the option which makes you feel most comfortable and patient.
  6. Specialization- Not all rehab centers can treat all types of addictions. Some may specialize in heroin addiction treatment, while others may specialize in only cocaine addiction treatment. Some rehab centers may be thoroughly equipped to treat various addictions, from heroin addiction to alcohol addiction to cocaine addiction, or even dual diagnosis. Each addiction requires specific treatment programs, and getting the wrong treatment can be harmful. Therefore, while choosing your rehab facility, ensure that it specializes in treating your particular type of addiction.
  7. Insurance- Depending on the situation, your health insurance may cover your rehab treatment. Therefore, look for those rehab facilities that accept your insurance policy; otherwise, it will cost you a lot of money, and the difference can go up to thousands of dollars. It will also save you from financial and mental stress.

About Magnolia Ranch Recovery

Considering the factors mentioned above while choosing a drug rehab center will help you find the best one. If you are looking for a drug rehab center, Magnolia Ranch Recovery is a perfect choice. We are known for our effective residential rehabilitation program and the 24 x 7 medical supervision we offer to our clients. For more information about us, contact us at 888-992-7955, connect through email at info@magnoliaranchrecovery.com or fill the contact form.

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Esra Ahmed - MS, NCC, LPC, MHSP

Experienced Clinical Director with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Anger Management, Healthcare, Medicine, EMDR, and Life Transitions. Strong healthcare services professional with a Masters Degree focused in Psychology from The University of Memphis.

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