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Drug Rehab in Medford

Struggling with any type of drug addiction is a large burden to carry, and one which comes with numerous consequences if left unresolved. Men and women with the best of intentions who want to stop often try and do so many times over with no success, and wind up just falling deeper into a life of addiction. There are factors why persons cannot quit on their own, and these causes are what make drug rehabilitation in Medford a more efficient and proven method of resolving drug addiction.

The positive aspects of a drug rehab in Medford include having the support and tools at hand to resolve any complications and challenges that may come up in the course of detox and withdrawal, as well as the opportunity to address the real concerns that triggered drug addiction which are usually not physical ones at all. For example, many people become involved in substance abuse to mask and stay away from significant problems in their lives. If one only attempts to overcome the physical urges and such on one's own, they really aren't making any headway at really resolving the mental and emotional concerns, that once resolved, will ensure long-term sobriety.

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

For example, somebody or some circumstance in one's environment could be the precise trigger of one's drug use. If the particular person returns to this every day while in drug rehab, all gains will be lost and most will typically relapse. There are also various lengths of stay even in inpatient and residential drug treatment programs, with treatment curriculums varying from 30 days to up to a year for some. As a rule of thumb, a person who is set on fixing addiction issues once and for all should stay in drug rehab as long as it will take. A month in treatment is rarely enough time to even recuperate physically from continual substance abuse. A substantial amount of time is needed, even months in some cases, to benefit from intensive therapy and other treatment tools to heal psychologically and emotionally so that one can really make a clean start once treatment is finished.

The price of drug rehab can fluctuate considerably of course, depending on the amenities offered, length of stay, etc. While expense 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 likely to exhaust all assets and it can be difficult to pay for drug rehab when the time comes. Thankfully, most private drug rehab programs accept many types of private health insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Some drug rehabilitation programs will even work with people to either provide payment assistance or offer a sliding fee scale primarily based off of one's revenue and individual circumstances. Addicted individuals and their family members will find that treatment counselors are more than prepared to help supply solutions and support to get the logistical and monetary concerns resolved so that these are not a barrier to getting the individuals started in drug rehab.

If someone 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 efficient method of helping persuade them to do so. Drug treatment programs in Medford work closely with professional drug interventionists who are trained and experienced in getting individuals to treatment efficiently. An intervention is a tool which can help drug addicted individuals see past the immediate need to satiate their drug habit, and notice the gift that is being offered to them which can help them make a healthier and successful life for themselves.

If you or someone you know would like help, get in touch with a treatment counselor at a drug rehab to get any questions answered and any assistance needed to get the process 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 Medford, Massachusetts:

  • Lawrence Memorial
    Lawrence Memorial is a Drug Abuse Rehab Center that is located at:

    170 Governors Avenue
    Medford, MA. 2155

    If you would like to contact Lawrence Memorial, you can reach them at 781-306-6000.

    Lawrence Memorial offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, 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)
  • Eastern Middlesex Alcoholism Services
    1.7 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Eastern Middlesex Alcoholism Services is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center 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)
  • IMPACT
    1.9 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    IMPACT is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center that is located at:

    54 Washburn Avenue
    Cambridge, MA. 2140

    If you would like to contact IMPACT, you can reach them at 617-661-0405 x117.

    IMPACT offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Women, Men
    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)
  • North Charles Institute for
    1.9 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    North Charles Institute for is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center that is located at:

    54 Washburn Avenue
    Cambridge, MA. 2140

    If you would like to contact North Charles Institute for, you can reach them at 617-661-5700.

    North Charles Institute for offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • North Charles Mental Health
    1.9 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    North Charles Mental Health is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    54 Washburn Avenue
    Cambridge, MA. 2140

    If you would like to contact North Charles Mental Health, you can reach them at 617-864-0941.

    North Charles Mental Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Column Health LLC
    2.1 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Column Health LLC is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    339 Massachusetts Avenue
    Arlington, MA. 2474

    If you would like to contact Column Health LLC, you can reach them at 617-539-6780.

    Column Health LLC offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
    2.6 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Cambridge Health Alliance is a Drug Abuse Rehab Program that is located at:

    26 Central Street
    Somerville, MA. 2143

    If you would like to contact Cambridge Health Alliance, you can reach them at 617-591-6051.

    Cambridge Health Alliance offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Caspar Inc
    2.8 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Caspar Inc is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center 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
  • Riverside Outpatient Center at
    2.8 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Riverside Outpatient Center at is a Substance Abuse Program that is located at:

    5 Sacramento Street
    Cambridge, MA. 2138

    If you would like to contact Riverside Outpatient Center at, you can reach them at 617-354-2275.

    Riverside Outpatient Center at offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Child and Adolescent Outpatient Servs
    3.2 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Child and Adolescent Outpatient Servs is a Substance Abuse Treatment Program that is located at:

    799 Concord Avenue
    Cambridge, MA. 2138

    If you would like to contact Child and Adolescent Outpatient Servs, you can reach them at 617-674-5333.

    Child and Adolescent Outpatient Servs offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance
  • Eliot Community Human Services
    3.3 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Eliot Community Human Services is a Drug Recovery Program 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)
  • Hallmark Health Systems Inc
    3.5 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Hallmark Health Systems Inc is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    585 Lebanon Street
    Melrose, MA. 2176

    If you would like to contact Hallmark Health Systems Inc, you can reach them at 781-306-6247.

    Hallmark Health Systems Inc offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, 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)
  • Cambridge Eating Disorder Center
    3.5 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Cambridge Eating Disorder Center is an Addiction Recovery Facility that is located at:

    3 Bow Street
    Cambridge, MA. 2138

    If you would like to contact Cambridge Eating Disorder Center, you can reach them at 617-547-2255.

    Cambridge Eating Disorder Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance
  • Prevention and Recovery Center
    3.6 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Prevention and Recovery Center is an Addiction Recovery Facility that is located at:

    330 Mount Auburn Street
    Cambridge, MA. 2138

    If you would like to contact Prevention and Recovery Center, you can reach them at 617-499-5051 x4212.

    Prevention and Recovery Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted:
  • Whidden Hospital
    3.7 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Whidden Hospital is a Drug Abuse Treatment Program 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)
  • Charlestown Recovery Home
    4.2 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Charlestown Recovery Home is a Substance Abuse Treatment Facility 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:
  • Noddles Island Multi Service Agency
    4.3 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Noddles Island Multi Service Agency is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility 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)
  • McLean Hospital
    4.6 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    McLean Hospital is a Drug Rehab Service that is located at:

    115 Mill Street
    Belmont, MA. 2478

    If you would like to contact McLean Hospital , you can reach them at 877-967-7233.

    McLean Hospital offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • North Suffolk Mental Hlth Association
    4.6 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    North Suffolk Mental Hlth Association is a Drug 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
  • Granada House Inc
    4.7 miles from Medford, Massachusetts
    Granada House Inc is a Drug Addiction Treatment Center that is located at:

    70 Adamson Street
    Allston, MA. 2134

    If you would like to contact Granada House Inc, you can reach them at 617-254-2923.

    Granada House 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, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)