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Welcome to Drug Rehab Comparison

Choosing a Drug Rehab Center

Choosing a Treatment Facility can be a life changing decision.  Do your research.  You may not get to do it over.

Funding Addiction Treatment

Before you choose a drug rehab facility you will need to understand the costs and what you can afford.

Staging an Intervention

Worried about a loved ones drug and alcohol use? Consider an intervention

Do you need Detox?

Quitting drinking without medical care can be life threatening.  Understand the importance of detox


Recent News

Johann Hari’s Ted Talk on Addiction

Watch Johann Hari's excellent Ted Talk on Addiction. I do not necessarily agree with him but he makes a good case. You only have to sit in meetings of alcoholics anonymous to believe that only some people will become addicts. Others can drink and use drugs like cocaine without it destroying their lives. The true addict cannot take their drug... Read More

SAMHSA Released Updated Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

Our country is currently facing an opioid crisis, one which we are having a very difficult time addressing. In recent years, our social media feeds have become scattered with articles and videos bringing awareness to this crisis. Many are desperate to stop this epidemic, with many struggling to effectively address this issue. This problem has gotten so bad that the... Read More

Does addiction affect men & women differently?

Does addiction affect men & women differently? Addiction does not discriminate, it doesn't care if you’re black or white, if you are rich or poor or if you’re male or female.  All of us have the capacity to become an addict, some of us are, have or will become addicted to something at some point in our lives.  Addiction is... Read More

Why Choose Us?

Alcoholics Anonymous is referred to as an International Fellowship with the primary purpose of assisting alcoholics achieve sobriety.  The fellowship was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith; through the years it has aided the recovery of millions of alcoholics and its principles and ethos have been adopted in order to facilitate the recovery of other common addictions.  The tools used within AA are known as the … Read More

Take this simple 26 question test from NCADD.  If you think you may have a problem seek help. Alcoholism is a serious illness which leads to death and shattered lives. Am I Alcoholic Self Test? You Might Also Like: Binge drinking scope down in recent years Can a Person be Committed to a Drug Rehabilitation Center? How Much Does Drug Rehab Cost? How Can Social Media can Support Recovery? Sexual … Read More

Family members are frequently the ones who try to initiate treatment for substance abuse and they are also the ones who are most affected by the addict’s behavior at both an emotional and frequently financial level. Many of these family members have been lied to, disappointed and even stolen from by the addict and they are usually at their wits end when they try and persuade the addict to seek treatment. One of their frequently asked questions is how to get the addict admitted to a treatment center if they don’t want to go.

A new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) demonstrates a significant decline in the level of current under-age alcohol consumption, as well as a drop in under-age binge drinking.  Figures in the report show a decrease of 28.8% in 2002 down to 22.7% in 2013 among those aged between 12-20 years.  Despite an obvious reduction in the figures, alcohol remains the most widely used and … Read More

Before beginning this blog I wondered if a process as complex as recovery could actually be adequately and safely supported by social media. As I researched this topic I was surprised at how beneficial and utilized this method of support actually is. As we know social media is a huge world-wide phenomenon and it is used in many ways, so why not use it to support recovery. The question is … Read More

One of the major concerns with drug and alcohol treatment centers is their overall effectiveness. Another major concern is whether or not your loved one who is suffering from an addiction will actually enter and remain in the chosen treatment facility. And finally, one of the other top concerns with residential substance abuse treatment programs is how much they are going to cost and how you are going to pay for it.

  There is an undeniable association between sexual abuse and addiction. It could even be referred to as a vicious circle. Sexual abuse victims can often be vulnerable to addictive behavior due to the mental and emotional turmoil that they have endured. On the other hand individuals who are addicted to either drugs or alcohol can leave themselves vulnerable to sexual abuse and assault. Studies show that more than three … Read More