What Questions Should You Ask when Choosing a Drug Rehab Facility?
Seeing as how – some time ago – 23.5 million people needed specialized care, and only 11.2% of them managed to get it, it’s only natural to be worried about finding the right detox assistance if you too are struggling with drug abuse.
Well, we’re going to make everything easier for you. How? By showcasing what you need to focus on when deciding which rehab facility to settle for.
So, here are 10 questions to ask a drug rehab center representative:
1. Do You Accept Insurance?
First things first – the payment. Now, there are some rehab facilities out there that don’t work with insurance providers, so you must ensure you’ll be covered in that regard.
Moreover, you should inquire if the detox center provides alternatives – in case your insurance provider doesn’t come through for you, that is. Financial assistance programs are always a nice touch in this case.
2. Do You Provide Inpatient and Outpatient Services?
The ideal drug rehab facility will offer both residential and outpatient treatment options. That’s because your needs vary according to how bad your addiction is.
For example, if you’re a heavy user, inpatient detox is mandatory, as going through withdrawal on your own can be life-threatening. However, if your addiction isn’t that severe – and if you can’t afford to dedicate yourself 24/7 – then outpatient programs are the answer.
3. Can You Provide Any Testimonials from Former Patients?
It’s always a good idea to ask a detox facility to showcase what other satisfied patients had to say about their services.
This way, you’ll get to relax knowing you’re in good hands – something that is paramount in your situation.
4. How Long Does Treatment Generally Last?
Depending on the severity of your drug addiction, the time you will need to spend in rehab will vary. So, you must ensure the detox facility in question can provide you with long-term care if it’s necessary.
After all, don’t forget that drug rehab is generally extremely efficient when it takes place for around 90 days, or longer.
5. Do You Provide Transport Assistance?
When dealing with drug abuse, you’ve got plenty of things on your mind – you don’t need the extra burden of having to plan a trip as well!
Thus, it’s important to ensure that the rehab facility you want to choose can offer you a helping hand – preferably by handling travel arrangements on your behalf.
6. Do You Offer Nutrition Plans?
Drug addiction can seriously take its toll on your physical health, and that can manifest itself in the form of unhealthy eating patterns and habits.
So, you should make sure that the rehab facility is able to provide access to healthy, nutritious meals. If the staff is also willing to offer you nutrition tips, it’s even better.
7. How Do You Handle Privacy?
It’s only natural to want to keep things private when dealing with drug rehab. That’s why it’s best to make sure the facility can keep everything confidential – both phone calls and financial info.
What’s more, you should also ask if they can provide private rooms during inpatient rehab, for that matter. Or, at the very least, semi-private rooms.
8. How Do You Handle Mental Care?
Drug abuse doesn’t just harm your physical wellbeing – it can also negatively impact your mental health too (not to mention your emotional health as well).
That’s why you must be sure that you’ll get to take advantage of proper therapy sessions that should include (but not be limited to, of course):
- Private Counseling
- Group Counseling
- Psychiatric Assistance
- Process Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
9. What Amenities Do You Offer?
If you will require inpatient rehab, it is very important to know what kind of facilities and amenities the detox center has to offer.
As a general rule of thumb, comfortable and spacious interiors, a relaxing atmosphere, and a well-stocked kitchen are a good sign you’re making the right choice.
10. How Soon Can I Start My Recovery?
You should know that some detox facilities put you on a waiting list, while others let you start your recovery within 24-48 hours of contacting them.
Usually, the sooner you can start, the better, so remember to inquire about this.
Quite a Lot of Questions, Right?
We know, but it’s important to know everything you can about a rehab facility before making a decision. After all, your future is at stake.
All that remains is finding a detox facility. That’s easier said than done, unfortunately, as there are plenty of options out there. And, generally, finding the best one is no easy task. At the very least, it would take you a few hours of thorough research.
And we’re willing to bet that doesn’t sound like something you’d want to be dealing with right now.
Well, we’ve got great news in that case. You won’t have to deal with any hassle, as you’ve already found the best rehab facility there is!
BLVD Treatment Centers – The Road to a Safe, Healthy Recovery
You can easily get in touch with us and ask anything you want. However, before doing that, you might want to check out what kind of services we can offer.
To start out, we should mention that we can provide both inpatient and outpatient rehab services, depending on the severity of your addiction.
That, and we can offer treatment options ranging from 30 days to 60 and 90 days. What’s more, we can adjust our programs to be even longer if your situation calls for it.
And to put your mind at ease, here’s what other patients had to say about our services:
“The quality of therapists is extremely high. Clinicians and support staff are extremely dedicated. Able to provide a wide variety of services and options. The facilities are well designed and comfortable. Most often treatment centers offer either a 12 Step or non-12 Step approach, rarely do they offer both as does BLVD. BLVD Centers are also located in the metropolitan area with access to all of the benefits a city has to offer.”
“The facility is designed and furnished really well. I never felt like I wanted to leave early, or like I didn’t want to be there. Everyone’s case manager was awesome. I would have been happy with any of them being my case manager. The facilitators always had new material. It was great. The staff really took their time with me. I had a rough time this last time out, and they loved me back to feeling good about self. It was so much fun too. I was at Blvd for just over 3 months and never got tired of it. That’s important if you’re in treatment, trust me.”
Our Inpatient Services
If you are struggling with a severe drug abuse problem, you’re probably worried that quitting means you’ll put your health at risk.
You’re right about that, as unsupervised withdrawal can actually be deadly. Which is why we offer just the inpatient services you need right now:
- Medically-Assisted Detox – Our medical experts will ensure your health is never in danger. They will administer the proper counter-drugs, and monitor your progress to make sure your withdrawal symptoms don’t get out of hand.
- 24/7 Nursing Care – You will be under constant medical supervision, so you won’t have to worry about becoming addicted to the counter-drugs, or having to face any obstacle on your own, for that matter.
- Transport Assistance – If you need help getting to our rehab centers, we can offer exactly what you need. Basically, we’ll handle travel arrangements on your behalf, and even make sure you get to travel alongside a sober companion if you want.
- Personalized Detox – We employ recovery specialists who are actually capable of designing a fully individualized rehab program just for you based on the personal and medical data you provide.
Not only that, but we also know how to respect your privacy. Essentially, when you check into our facilities, you don’t have to worry about losing access to your cell phones and laptops, as we don’t take them away.
As for the inpatient facilities themselves, you’ll surely be happy to know that they are luxurious, spacious, and quite welcoming, as well that they are located in exclusive, quiet areas in Corona and Hollywood.
Furthermore, during your residential rehab treatment, you’ll also get to enjoy many other wonderful services and amenities:
- One-on-One Counseling
- Psychiatric Evaluations
- Social Events
- Group Therapy Sessions
- HDTV with Cable
- Chef-Prepared Gourmet Meals
- Private/Semi-Private Rooms
- A Quality Aftercare Program
- An Overall Relaxing Atmosphere
Our Outpatient Services
In case your drug addiction isn’t too bad or if you just want to continue benefiting from quality support post-rehab, you can always rely on our intensive outpatient programs for help.
What do we have to offer in that regard? Flexible programs, for starters:
- The Day Program – We are ready to offer you the motivation and assistance you deserve Monday through Friday, from 10AM to 4PM.
- The Night Program – If you are busy during the day, you can also rely on us for help every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6PM to9PM.
Plus, we offer access to educational courses too – courses that address a variety of subjects:
- How to re-adjust to family dynamics after rehab.
- How to have a normal relationship during recovery.
- Measures you need to take to ensure you don’t relapse.
- How to better handle relapse triggers in social environments.
- How to manage free time, and prevent stress from getting the best of you.
And on top of all that, here are the many amazing activities and services you’ll get to enjoy:
- Equine/Art/Music Therapy
- Yoga, Tai-Chi, or Qi-Gong
- Drum Circles
- SMART Recovery
- A Holistic Approach to Recovery
- Process Therapy Groups
- Wellness Groups
- Healthy Culinary Services
- Family System Approaches
- Strength in Recovery
- Various Recovery Options:
- 12-Step-Based Recovery
- Non-12-Step-Based Recovery
- Primetime Recovery
- LGBTQ+-Affirmative Recovery
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Lastly, we should mention that our outpatient facilities are located in metropolitan areas, so you’ll be able to put everything you learn in rehab into practice in the real world. Here is a list of all our facilities:
Call 888-537-6671 to Get the Care and Assistance You Deserve Today!
Now, you know what questions to ask a drug rehab center representative when making a decision. Well, we’re available 24/7, and our phones are manned by recovery specialists, so you’ll definitely get the info you need.
Not only that, but our experts will also assess your financial data to see if your insurance provider can cover your rehab costs. We can generally determined eligibility within the same day.
In case that’s not possible, though, there’s no need to despair. We also offer access to very inclusive financial assistance programs.
Alternatively, we provide budget-friendly private payment plans. As for our fees, they are billed monthly or bi-weekly, depending on your needs.
Privacy-wise, you’ve got nothing to worry about. We go to great lengths to protect your private info:
- We make sure that every phone call you make is 100% confidential.
- We don’t keep any credit cards on file.
- We don’t keep any insurance records on file.
And here’s the best part – there are no waitlists involved! In fact, most of our patients were able to begin their recovery within 24 hours of contacting us.
So, call 888-537-6671 or get in touch with us online. We will provide you with the information you seek and the care you need to help you make full recovery in a safe, emotionally-secure manner.