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Addiction Treatment In Providence, Rhode Island

Addiction treatment works best when it’s tailored to the unique needs of the individual. The type of treatment that works best for one person may not be the one that works best for you, and that’s why the Providence area offers many different types of care.

From intensive inpatient programs to live-at-home outpatient therapy, you can find one that fits your needs and gives you the tools to enjoy a drug-free life.

Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs

Residents of Providence who are ready to get help for addiction may start in a medically monitored detox program.

Detox provides a safe place and medical intervention as you go through the withdrawal process, so you get help and support for the dangerous side effects of withdrawal. Detox can be both inpatient and outpatient, depending on your needs.

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Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Inpatient addiction treatment centers provide a residential setting where you focus on recovery 24/7. You’ll receive close supervision and peer support for the duration of your stay. Since you’re at the treatment center all day and night, you can participate in several levels of care.

Each residential treatment center will select treatment options that line up with their treatment philosophy. Many use evidence-based treatment, and some may also use experiential options too, including art, nature, and music therapies.

Outpatient Treatment

If you do not have the freedom to go to residential treatment because of work or school responsibilities, outpatient treatment is an option to consider.

This treatment allows you to get evidence-based therapy while living at home and traveling to the treatment center. Outpatient therapy, including intensive outpatient programs, works best with strong home support.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Opioid and alcohol use disorders respond very well to specific prescription medications that impact the withdrawal symptoms or reduce cravings for these substances.

When combined with evidence-based therapies, these medications become part of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs. You can find MAT programs in residential and outpatient treatment centers, including some that only provide this type of treatment.

Aftercare And Alumni Services

Providence addiction treatment programs that offer aftercare or alumni services consider the ongoing support you’ll need in your new sober lifestyle.

Aftercare planning may include community resources, 12-step meetings, peer support groups, or sober living homes. Seek programs that plan to continue your support for a lifetime.

Length Of Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment programs in the Providence area vary in how long they last. Some are long-term programs, lasting 60, 90, 120 days or a year or more. Others take a short-term approach, lasting just a few weeks to a month.

How To Pay For Treatment

Your private health insurance may provide coverage for addiction treatment. However, do plan for the copays and deductibles that are your responsibility. You can also get help paying for treatment through:

  • friends and family
  • fundraisers and crowdsourcing
  • personal loans
  • payment plans via the facility

Substance Use Trends In Providence And Providence County, Rhode Island

A large number of overdose-related problems in Providence County come from the town of Providence. Some facts from the city include:

  • Of the 1,028 overdose-related ER visits in 2018 in Providence County, 460 were from Providence.
  • In 2018, 85 residents of Providence died due to accidental drug overdose.
  • This was over half of the 189 who died in Providence County that year.
  • From 2017 to 2018, the number of overdose deaths for Providence residents increased from 70 to 85.

The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River

Located about 140 miles from Providence, Swift River is a residential treatment center located in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

Our treatment center uses evidence-based methods to address addiction and mental health. Our tranquil setting is an ideal place for healing and growth. For more information on the programs and services available at Swift River, contact Vertava Health today.