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Outpatient Programs & Rehab Centers

Outpatient rehab for drug and alcohol misuse gives individuals the flexibility to attend treatment while continuing to live at home or in a sober living facility. Outpatient rehab may be a good option for individuals who have responsibilities that can't be put on hold for an extended period, such as attending school or work or caring for family members.1
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What Is Outpatient Rehab?

Outpatient rehab programs provide drug and alcohol misuse treatment at a program site, but patients live at home or in a sober living facility. Outpatient rehab programs can take place in several places, such as:1

  • Health clinics.
  • Community mental health clinics.
  • Counselor’s offices.
  • Hospital clinics.
  • Local health department offices.
  • Residential programs with outpatient clinics.

Outpatient rehab programs often meet in the evenings and on weekends, which allows patients to tend to responsibilities at home, school, or work.

Some of the services that PHPs may include are group and one-on-one therapy.

What to Expect in an Outpatient Rehab Program

Outpatient drug rehab programs vary. However, patients can expect a combination of therapies and other services, including:4

  • Behavioral counseling and therapy.
  • Evaluation and treatment for co-occurring disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression).
  • Substance use monitoring.
  • Case and clinical management.
  • Long-term continuing care focused on relapse prevention.

Do I Need a Higher Level of Care?

While outpatient rehab may be beneficial for some individuals, is not the right choice for everyone. Some individuals may benefit from receiving a higher level of care in an inpatient setting before entering outpatient rehab. Inpatient drug and alcohol addiction rehabs provide care and supervision around the clock for patients who live on the premises for the duration of the program.

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Paying for An Outpatient Treatment Program

It is important to consider the cost of the program you are looking into. In many cases, outpatient rehab programs are less expensive than inpatient rehab programs. However, cost still plays an important role in choosing a program.

Under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), insurance companies are required to provide substance misuse treatment services to the same extent that they do medical and surgical services.5

Choosing an Outpatient Rehab

As you search for the best rehab program for you, several factors can be helpful to keep in mind, such as the facility’s accreditation, location, services, and whether they accept your insurance.6

Finding the right treatment program can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re ready to find an outpatient rehab program, American Addiction Centers (AAC) can help. AAC offers outpatient treatment at the following facilities throughout the U.S.:

Verify Your Insurance for Outpatient Treatment

The cost of treatment shouldn’t stop you from getting the help you deserve. American Addiction Centers rehabs (AAC) can help people recover from substance misuse and substance use disorders. AAC is in network with many insurance providers and can help verify your insurance in just a few minutes when you call . Not ready to talk on the phone? Fill out the short form below to verify your coverage now. It’s confidential and free, and there is no obligation to enter treatment.

You can also learn more about alternative payment options for treatment, and you can click here to find a local rehab treatment center near me.

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  • Personalized treatment plans.
  • Financial options available.
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