Drug Rehab, Treatment Facilities, Recovery Resources Site

Welcomes to Drug Rehab Comparison, a free addiction treatment site offering a list of treatment facilities and a wealth of resources on recovery and addiction.The decision to seek help for addiction and entering a treatment center is life altering and one that can ultimately save your life. The wide wide range of of treatment options and facilities offering services for drug and alcohol addiction is overwhelming at a time of often severe stress. Our site seeks to help you gather the necessary information to make an informed decision about treatment. There are many treatment options available - inpatient, extended care, residential, outpatient, etc. When choosing a facility consider your options carefully. When you are comparing them make a list of the drug rehab centers that you may consider – based on location, treatment specialties, etc. Then contact them in turn. Develop a list of facts you want to gather for each of them and the questions you want to ask. Visit our research area designed to provide you with vital information to help you make an informed decision that is right for you, the substance you are addicted to, your personal circumstances your family and your budget. We can help you gather the information you need to start seeking help from addiction..

Choosing a Treatment Facility

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

Addiction Treatment Resources and Research

We aim to provide information based on life experience with addiction our writers and staff all have experience with addiction in several capacities. We are not doctors nor do we endorse any treatment facility listed on our site. We have walked the walk and hope that you may join us to change your life. We are also advocates of the 12 steps. This may not be right for everybody but it has worked for us to maintain quality sobriety after leaving treatment. Read our stories from addicts and alcoholics and hear the hope of recovery first hand..

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FAQs

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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.

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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.

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