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Addiction Treatment In Natchez, MS

Treatment is more available to citizens of Natchez than ever before.

Residents seeking help in recovering from addiction can find it in the form of:

  • detox centers
  • inpatient and outpatient addiction recovery facilities
  • medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs

All of the above treatments can be effective in helping you achieve long-term sobriety. In the end, though, the journey to recovery is different for every person who embarks upon it. It helps to know what to expect at different rehab programs.

Natchez Area Detox Programs

Detoxification is the process of eliminating drugs and alcohol from your system. With enough time, your body does this naturally. However, some drugs produce withdrawal symptoms during the detox process that can be hard to cope with or even life-threatening.

Checking in to a detox center allows you to flush the substances in a safe, controlled environment. Professionals can make you comfortable, give you medications, and help you withstand cravings until your body has detoxified.

Residential Treatment Near Natchez

Inpatient treatment involves intensive behavioral therapy in a facility specially designed or repurposed to treat addiction under the supervision of professionals. Inpatient care is often necessary for advanced cases of substance use disorder.

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Various group and individual sessions apply behavioral and cognitive therapies, preparing you to cope with triggers and temptations outside the facility and setting the stage for lifelong recovery.

Outpatient Treatment In Natchez

Outpatient addiction recovery centers allow you to live at home or in a sober-living arrangement and commute to treatment. The care plans can be just as intensive as the care plans found in inpatient facilities but require support outside the center.

Aftercare And Alumni Services

Inpatient and outpatient treatments often mark the beginning of lifelong recovery. Ongoing maintenance is usually required to live a happy, sober life.

To this end, addiction recovery facilities usually offer aftercare or alumni services like support groups, 12-step programs, and ongoing therapy.

Length Of Addiction Treatment

Since each recovery program is different, lengths of treatment vary widely. Inpatient care may be as short as 30 days or a few weeks, but can last 90 days to a year or even longer. Outpatient care lasts months or even years. Aftercare and alumni services are typically lifelong processes.

How To Pay For Treatment

Treatment of addiction, like many medical treatments, can become expensive, but insurance will often cover at least part of the cost.

If you cannot make up the shortfall, grants may be available through charities, government organizations, and foundations dedicated to fighting addiction. Patients suffering from addiction also have success with crowdfunding campaigns.

Substance Use Trends In Natchez And Adams County, Mississippi

Opioid addiction continues to constitute a health crisis on the rise in Mississippi, with 210 deaths attributed to opioid use in 2018.

Some facts from Adams County in 2018 include:

  • Adams County recorded 224 opioid-related arrests.
  • Adams County saw 4 suspected opioid fatalities.

Natchez is one of 22 cities statewide that offers year-round prescription drop boxes at local law enforcement stations.

Get Started Today

Vertava Health Mississippi is tucked into the Memphis metro area and is within 300 miles of Natchez. At Vertava Health, addiction professionals treat both the body and the mind with a holistic approach to therapeutic care that can help you achieve long-term recovery.

For more information, contact Vertava Health today.