Paying for Drug Rehab

Paying for Drug RehabRehab can be life-saving for drug addicts but the costs of rehab can be steep for those already in a  compromised financial position. The specific costs of drug rehab depend upon the type of drug rehab and the duration of treatment.

Inpatient rehab is the most expensive rehab option because of the 24/7 care that’s offered.  There are additional amenities also available to individuals who are staying in the environment. The less expensive option is outpatient treatment because there are no accommodations provided; addicts live at home throughout their recovery.

As an addict, any cost of treatment may seem unrealistic to pay when you’ve spent all your money supporting your drug addiction. The good news is that there are options that make it affordable.

Questions About Rehab Costs

Below, you’ll find a number of questions that can help you explore your payment options for drug rehab:

  • Does your insurance cover any of the expenses incurred during your rehab stay?
  • Does the rehab you are interested in offer any type of long-term payment plan options?
  • Would outpatient care, which is less costly, be appropriate care for your type of addiction?
  • Is spending the extra money worth saving my life?

You can also explore the option of subsidized or free rehab facilities that are offered across the country. They are often reserved for individuals with lower income levels and those who fall into certain demographic categories.

Finding Affordable Drug Rehab

Explore the treatment options available to you when you’re ready to enter into treatment. Don’t be shy to ask about the specific costs and learn what you get for what you pay. This will help you evaluate what you truly need and form a budget accordingly, then you can explore some of the additional options. Many addiction treatment facilities will work with patients to find a payment plan that is feasible. These facilities don’t want to turn people away who need help so they are often more than willing to work with you.  Remember as well that any drug treatment program is better than none so don’t feel as though you can’t attend because of cost; there are many options to help you.

If you need assistance to explore your options, give us a call today. We can walk you through the payment methods and find you affordable treatment.