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Drug Rehab in Chelsea

Struggling with any kind of drug addiction is a hefty burden to carry, and one which comes with a lot of consequences if left unresolved. People with the very best of intentions who want to quit generally try and do so several times over with no success, and wind up just dropping deeper into a life of addiction. There are factors why people cannot quit on their own, and these motives are what make drug rehabilitation in Chelsea a more efficient and verified method of resolving drug addiction.

The positive aspects of a drug rehab in Chelsea consist of having the support and tools at hand to handle any issues and challenges that may come up in the course of detox and withdrawal, as well as the possibility to address the real issues that triggered drug addiction which are ordinarily not physical ones at all. For example, many persons become involved in substance abuse to mask and avoid really serious problems in their lives. If one only tries to overcome the physical cravings and such on one's own, they really aren't making any headway at truly resolving the psychological and emotional problems, that once resolved, will guarantee long-term sobriety.

Once a person comes to terms with the reality that they need help to resolve drug addiction, the next move is deciding upon the appropriate drug rehab for them. Some drug treatment programs don't call for any kind of inpatient stay and offer services on an outpatient basis for example. At this type of drug rehab the person receives treatment throughout the day and returns home in the evening. While this form of drug rehab may appear practical, it will not provide the ideal treatment environment for a person who desires to step away from drug influences and other circumstances which could compromise one's sobriety. The most verified and helpful treatment settings are those which call for an inpatient or residential stay, so that the person can focus entirely on bettering themselves and healing from addiction, not on every day distractions and drug addiction triggers.

For instance, somebody or some situation in one's environment could be the real trigger of one's drug use. If the particular person returns to this just about every day while in drug rehab, all gains will be lost and most will normally relapse. There are also various lengths of stay even in inpatient and residential drug rehab programs, with treatment curriculums which range from 30 days to up to a year for some. As a rule of thumb, someone who is intent on resolving addiction problems once and for all should remain in drug rehab as long as it requires. A month in treatment is rarely enough time to even recuperate physically from continual substance abuse. A considerable amount of time is needed, even months in some instances, to benefit from intensive therapy and other treatment tools to heal mentally and emotionally so that one can truly make a clean start once treatment is complete.

The expense of drug rehab can differ considerably of course, depending on the facilities provided, length of stay, etc. While price should never be an obstacle to receiving life-saving treatment in drug rehab, it is a logistic that some may have concern over. After all, addiction is inclined to exhaust all assets and it can be tricky to pay for drug rehab when the time comes. Thankfully, most private drug rehab programs accept many varieties of private health insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Some drug rehabilitation programs will even work with people to either offer payment assistance or provide a sliding fee scale based mostly off of one's earnings and individual circumstances. Addicted men and women and their family members will find that treatment counselors are more than prepared to help provide solutions and support to get the logistical and financial issues resolved so that these are not a hurdle to getting the individuals started in drug rehab.

If somebody you know is addicted to drugs but will not readily accept the offer to go to drug treatment, drug interventions are a last ditch yet helpful method of helping persuade them to do so. Drug rehab programs in Chelsea work along with professional drug interventionists who are skilled and seasoned in getting men and women to treatment effectively. An intervention is a tool which can help drug addicted individuals see past the immediate need to satiate their drug behavior, and realize the gift that is being supplied to them which can help them make a healthier and fruitful life for themselves.

If you or someone you know would like help, contact a treatment counselor at a drug rehab to get any questions answered and any assistance needed to get the course of action started right away. The sooner the person is in drug rehab, the quicker they can be back in the game of life and winning.


Additional Information on Drug Addiction and Treatment

20 treatment listings in or near Chelsea, Massachusetts:

  • North Suffolk MH Association
    North Suffolk MH Association is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    301 Broadway
    Chelsea, MA. 2150

    If you would like to contact North Suffolk MH Association, you can reach them at 617-889-4860.

    North Suffolk MH Association offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Noddles Island Multi Service Agency
    Noddles Island Multi Service Agency is a Drug Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    301 Broadway
    Chelsea, MA. 2150

    If you would like to contact Noddles Island Multi Service Agency, you can reach them at 617-569-7310.

    Noddles Island Multi Service Agency offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Community Substance Abuse Centers
    Community Substance Abuse Centers is an Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    175 Crescent Avenue
    Chelsea, MA. 2150

    If you would like to contact Community Substance Abuse Centers, you can reach them at 617-889-8779.

    Community Substance Abuse Centers offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Outpatient, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid
  • Whidden Hospital
    0.9 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Whidden Hospital is a Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    103 Garland Street
    Everett, MA. 2149

    If you would like to contact Whidden Hospital, you can reach them at 617-381-7100.

    Whidden Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Eliot Community Human Services
    0.9 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Eliot Community Human Services is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center that is located at:

    173 Chelsea Street
    Everett, MA. 2149

    If you would like to contact Eliot Community Human Services, you can reach them at 781-388-6253.

    Eliot Community Human Services offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Rehabilitation and Health Inc
    1.1 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Rehabilitation and Health Inc is a Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    52 White Street
    Boston, MA. 2128

    If you would like to contact Rehabilitation and Health Inc, you can reach them at 617-569-2089.

    Rehabilitation and Health Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • North Suffolk Mental Hlth Association
    1.1 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    North Suffolk Mental Hlth Association is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    408 Meridian Street
    Boston, MA. 2128

    If you would like to contact North Suffolk Mental Hlth Association, you can reach them at 617-569-6050.

    North Suffolk Mental Hlth Association offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Hiv/Aids, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Private Health Insurance
  • North Suffolk MH Association
    1.5 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    North Suffolk MH Association is a Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    14 Porter Street
    Boston, MA. 2128

    If you would like to contact North Suffolk MH Association, you can reach them at 617-569-3189.

    North Suffolk MH Association offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Charlestown Recovery Home
    1.8 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Charlestown Recovery Home is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    15 Bunker Hill Street
    Charlestown, MA. 2129

    If you would like to contact Charlestown Recovery Home, you can reach them at 617-242-0088.

    Charlestown Recovery Home offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted:
  • North End Waterfront Health
    2.4 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    North End Waterfront Health is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    332 Hanover Street
    Boston, MA. 2113

    If you would like to contact North End Waterfront Health, you can reach them at 617-643-8080.

    North End Waterfront Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Home Base Program
    2.7 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Home Base Program is a Drug Abuse Rehab Facility that is located at:

    101 Merrimac Street
    Boston, MA. 2114

    If you would like to contact Home Base Program, you can reach them at 617-724-5202.

    Home Base Program offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Bay Cove Human Services
    2.7 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Bay Cove Human Services is a Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    31 Bowker Street
    Boston, MA. 2114

    If you would like to contact Bay Cove Human Services, you can reach them at 617-371-3020.

    Bay Cove Human Services offers the following treatment services: Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid
  • MGH Addiction Recover Managment Servs
    2.7 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    MGH Addiction Recover Managment Servs is a Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    151 Merrimas Street
    Boston, MA. 2114

    If you would like to contact MGH Addiction Recover Managment Servs, you can reach them at 617-643-4699.

    MGH Addiction Recover Managment Servs offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Addiction Recovery Management Services
    2.7 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Addiction Recovery Management Services is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    151 Merrimac Street
    Boston, MA. 2114

    If you would like to contact Addiction Recovery Management Services, you can reach them at 617-643-4699.

    Addiction Recovery Management Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    2.9 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Massachusetts General Hospital is a Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    16 Blossom Street
    Boston, MA. 2114

    If you would like to contact Massachusetts General Hospital, you can reach them at 617-726-2712.

    Massachusetts General Hospital offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Eastern Middlesex Alcoholism Services
    3 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Eastern Middlesex Alcoholism Services is a Drug Treatment Service that is located at:

    12 Cedar Street
    Malden, MA. 2148

    If you would like to contact Eastern Middlesex Alcoholism Services, you can reach them at 781-321-2600.

    Eastern Middlesex Alcoholism Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Men
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Boston Alcohol and Substance
    3.1 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Boston Alcohol and Substance is a Drug Recovery Program that is located at:

    29 Winter Street
    Boston, MA. 2108

    If you would like to contact Boston Alcohol and Substance, you can reach them at 617-482-5292.

    Boston Alcohol and Substance offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc
    3.2 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc is an Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    47 West Street
    Boston, MA. 2111

    If you would like to contact Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc, you can reach them at 617-423-9575 x212.

    Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Boston Rescue Mission OP Counseling
    3.2 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Boston Rescue Mission OP Counseling is an Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    39 Kingston Street
    Boston, MA. 2111

    If you would like to contact Boston Rescue Mission OP Counseling, you can reach them at 617-482-8819 x1215.

    Boston Rescue Mission OP Counseling offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
  • Caspar Inc
    3.3 miles from Chelsea, Massachusetts
    Caspar Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    3 Summit Avenue
    Somerville, MA. 2143

    If you would like to contact Caspar Inc, you can reach them at 617-776-6036.

    Caspar Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Men, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment