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How to Find Rehab

How to Find RehabThere are many treatment facilities in operation all over the country. There are many different types of programs and different approaches to treatment. There are intensive inpatient programs, counseling-based outpatient programs, wilderness programs, 12-step programs, faith-based programs and non-faith based programs. There are programs designed for virtually every type of addiction imaginable.

Whatever the situation and particular addiction may be, Des Moines addicts will be able to find a treatment facility or program that suits their needs. The most important thing is to find a high quality program that fits the needs of the individual patient. This will require some research, but it is likely to be the most important decision you will ever make. There are many resources available to help you find the treatment you need.

Attributes of a Quality Addiction Rehabilitation Center

With the many treatment options available it is important to find a reputable, high quality program. A high quality drug treatment facility should offer Des Moines addicts the following services:

  • Medically supervised detoxification to ensure the patient’s safety and address any medical situations that may arise; it may also include access to medications to relieve symptoms of withdrawal
  • A clean, comfortable and well-maintained environment
  • CARF certification
  • Long-term, follow-up care to help patients maintain sobriety and avoid relapse
  • A staff psychiatrist or psychologist to deal with any co-occurring mental health issues and help patients deal with depression or thoughts of suicide that may arise
  • A verifiable history of success

The staff of a quality rehab center should meet the following criteria:

  • Friendly, professional and well-informed
  • Treat all patients with respect
  • Possess appropriate degrees for their position

Resources for Finding Rehabilitation for Des Moines Residents

There are many resources available online to help Des Moines residents find treatment. Addiction helplines can help locate treatment facilities based on the specific drug of choice, level of addiction and the patient’s specific needs. Professional associations of treatment providers, your state or county board of health or even your family physician should be able to assist you in finding treatment. Some excellent resources Des Moines residents can use to find addiction treatment are as follows:

Help Finding Addiction Recovery for Des Moines Residents

If you live in Des Moines and would like assistance in locating the best treatment options for you or a loved one, call us. Our helpline is toll free, and we are available 24 hours a day.