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Drug Rehab in Dorchester

Having difficulties with any kind of drug addiction is a large burden to carry, and one which comes with many consequences if left unresolved. People with the greatest of intentions who want to quit typically try and do so several times over with no success, and wind up just dropping deeper into a life of addiction. There are reasons why people cannot quit on their own, and these reasons are what make drug rehabilitation in Dorchester a more successful and proven method of handling drug addiction.

The benefits of a drug rehab in Dorchester consist of having the support and tools at hand to handle any problems and challenges that may arise through detox and withdrawal, as well as the option to address the real problems that triggered drug addiction which are typically not physical ones at all. For example, many men and women become involved in substance abuse to mask and keep away from significant problems in their lives. If one only makes an attempt to overcome the physical cravings and such on one's own, they really aren't making any headway at really resolving the mental and emotional problems, that once resolved, will ensure long-term sobriety.

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

For example, someone or some circumstance 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 typically relapse. There are also varying lengths of stay even in inpatient and residential drug rehab programs, with treatment curriculums ranging from 30 days to up to a year for some. As a rule of thumb, a person who is intent on resolving addiction problems once and for all should stay in drug rehab as long as it requires. A month in treatment is rarely enough time to even recuperate physically from chronic substance abuse. A substantial amount of time is necessary, even months in some situations, to benefit from intensive therapy and other treatment tools to heal psychologically and emotionally so that one can truly make a clean start once treatment is finished.

The expense of drug rehab can differ substantially of course, depending on the amenities provided, length of stay, etc. While expense should never be an obstacle to getting life-saving treatment in drug rehab, it is a logistic that some may have concern over. After all, addiction is likely to exhaust all resources and it can be tough to pay for drug rehab when the time comes. Thankfully, most private drug rehab programs accept many forms of private health insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Some drug treatment programs will even work with people to either provide payment assistance or supply a sliding fee scale based mostly off of one's earnings and individual circumstances. Addicted persons and their families will find that treatment counselors are more than ready to help present solutions and support to get the logistical and monetary problems 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 easily accept the offer to go to drug treatment, drug interventions are a last ditch yet successful method of helping persuade them to do so. Drug treatment programs in Dorchester work intimately with professional drug interventionists who are trained and experienced in getting individuals to treatment successfully. An intervention is a tool which can assist drug addicted individuals see past the immediate need to satiate their drug habit, and understand the gift that is being offered to them which can help them make a healthier and productive life for themselves.

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


Additional Information on Drug Addiction and Treatment

20 treatment listings in or near Dorchester, Massachusetts:

  • Victory Programs Inc
    Victory Programs Inc is a Drug Abuse Rehab Facility that is located at:

    9 Virginia Street
    Dorchester, MA. 2125

    If you would like to contact Victory Programs Inc, you can reach them at 617-825-6088 x501.

    Victory Programs Inc 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, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Addiction Services
    Addiction Services is a Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    415 Columbia Road
    Dorchester, MA. 2125

    If you would like to contact Addiction Services, you can reach them at 617-287-8000.

    Addiction Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Dorchester House
    Dorchester House is an Addiction Recovery Facility that is located at:

    1353 Dorchester Avenue
    Dorchester, MA. 2122

    If you would like to contact Dorchester House, you can reach them at 617-288-3230.

    Dorchester House offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Boston Hamilton House Inc
    Boston Hamilton House Inc is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    25 Mount Ida Road
    Dorchester, MA. 2122

    If you would like to contact Boston Hamilton House Inc, you can reach them at 617-288-1584 x1005.

    Boston Hamilton House Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Codman Square Health Center
    0.3 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Codman Square Health Center is a Drug Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    637 Washington Street
    Boston, MA. 2124

    If you would like to contact Codman Square Health Center, you can reach them at 617-825-9660.

    Codman Square Health Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Women, Men, 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), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Transitions TSS
    1 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Transitions TSS is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    201 River Street
    Mattapan, MA. 2126

    If you would like to contact Transitions TSS, you can reach them at 617-534-6163.

    Transitions TSS offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Women, Men, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Boston Public Health Commission
    1 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Boston Public Health Commission is a Drug Addiction Treatment Center that is located at:

    209 River Street
    Mattapan, MA. 2126

    If you would like to contact Boston Public Health Commission, you can reach them at 617-534-2922.

    Boston Public Health Commission 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, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Residential Beds For Clients Children, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • High Point Jamaica Plain at Shattuck
    1.6 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    High Point Jamaica Plain at Shattuck is a Drug Abuse Treatment Program that is located at:

    170 Morton Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA. 2130

    If you would like to contact High Point Jamaica Plain at Shattuck, you can reach them at 857-273-4929.

    High Point Jamaica Plain at Shattuck offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Pine Street Inn
    1.8 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Pine Street Inn is a Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    170 Morton Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA. 2130

    If you would like to contact Pine Street Inn, you can reach them at 617-892-7937.

    Pine Street Inn offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Men, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Victory Programs Inc
    1.8 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Victory Programs Inc is an Addiction Recovery Facility that is located at:

    170 Morton Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA. 2130

    If you would like to contact Victory Programs Inc, you can reach them at 617-522-2936 x424.

    Victory Programs Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Hiv/Aids, Women, Men, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Sullivan House
    2 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Sullivan House is a Drug Rehab that is located at:

    65 Glen Road
    Jamaica Plain, MA. 2130

    If you would like to contact Sullivan House, you can reach them at 617-524-4416.

    Sullivan House 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, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Home for Little Wanderers
    2 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Home for Little Wanderers is a Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    780 American Legion Highway
    Roslindale, MA. 2131

    If you would like to contact Home for Little Wanderers, you can reach them at 617-469-8500.

    Home for Little Wanderers offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • MSPCC
    2.1 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    MSPCC is a Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    3815 Washington Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA. 2130

    If you would like to contact MSPCC, you can reach them at 617-983-5800.

    MSPCC offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Brookside Community Health Center
    2.2 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Brookside Community Health Center is a Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    3297 Washington Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA. 2130

    If you would like to contact Brookside Community Health Center, you can reach them at 617-983-6047.

    Brookside Community Health Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, 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)
  • My Sisters House at Dimock
    2.5 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    My Sisters House at Dimock is an Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    56 Dimock Street
    Roxbury, MA. 2119

    If you would like to contact My Sisters House at Dimock, you can reach them at 617-442-8800 x1420.

    My Sisters House at Dimock 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, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Childrens Services of Roxbury
    2.5 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Childrens Services of Roxbury is a Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    520 Dudley Street
    Roxbury, MA. 2119

    If you would like to contact Childrens Services of Roxbury, you can reach them at 617-989-1093 x523.

    Childrens Services of Roxbury offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: 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)
  • Dimock Community Health Center Inc
    2.5 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Dimock Community Health Center Inc is a Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    55 Dimock Street
    Roxbury, MA. 2119

    If you would like to contact Dimock Community Health Center Inc, you can reach them at 617-442-8800 x1392.

    Dimock Community Health Center Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Dimock CSS Womens Renewal at Dimock
    2.5 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Dimock CSS Womens Renewal at Dimock is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    55 Dimock Street
    Roxbury, MA. 2119

    If you would like to contact Dimock CSS Womens Renewal at Dimock, you can reach them at 617-442-8800.

    Dimock CSS Womens Renewal at Dimock offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Women
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
  • Askia Academy at Dimock
    2.6 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Askia Academy at Dimock is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    34 Dimock Street
    Boston, MA. 2119

    If you would like to contact Askia Academy at Dimock, you can reach them at 617-442-8800.

    Askia Academy at Dimock offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Fortitude Counseling and Recovery Ctr
    2.6 miles from Dorchester, Massachusetts
    Fortitude Counseling and Recovery Ctr is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    69 Holmes Street
    Quincy, MA. 2171

    If you would like to contact Fortitude Counseling and Recovery Ctr, you can reach them at 617-481-8991.

    Fortitude Counseling and Recovery Ctr 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, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, 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), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)