A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

Who Answers?

Reasons to Choose Inpatient Drug Treatment Over Outpatient Drug Treatment

There are a number of reasons why one type of drug treatment may or may not prove to be more effective than the other. Ultimately, the reasons that you choose inpatient drug treatment versus outpatient drug treatment may differ significantly from the next person but the end result is the same—inpatient drug treatment tends to be more effective at helping individuals make a full recovery from addiction and regain control of their lives.

What’s the Difference Between Inpatient Drug Treatment Centers and Outpatient Treatment Centers

Although the differences between the two types of treatment centers may seem quite small to some people, the truth is that there are some major differences between inpatient drug treatment and outpatient drug treatment. One of the biggest difference between the two is the level of monitoring that is provided at each. Inpatient drug treatment centers provide around the clock monitoring whereas outpatient drug treatment centers only provide limited monitoring during normal business hours while the individual is actually at the facility.

Another common difference between the two types of treatment centers is the living arrangements. Inpatient drug treatment centers provide a place for recovering addicts to live while they receive treatment for addiction. Outpatient treatment centers do not provide housing and require the addict to return home each day to continue the recovery process on their own.

Finally, inpatient and outpatient drug treatment centers differ greatly in cost. Most of the time, inpatient drug treatment centers are more expensive than outpatient treatment centers. This is likely because inpatient drug treatment centers have higher overhead costs since they provide housing, around the clock care and supervision and additional services such as daily meals.

Which One to Choose?

Typically, inpatient drug treatment is more effective than outpatient treatment because the patient receives around the clock care, monitoring, support and guidance at an inpatient facility where they are not subjected to the stresses of life outside of treatment and they do not have to face the potential opportunity to use drugs or alcohol because such substances are not allowed in the treatment facility. If you or someone you love is addicted to drugs or alcohol, inpatient treatment centers can provide the highest level of support and care for you during the recovery process.

More Treatment & Detox Articles

How to keep teens from drinking during the holidays

underage drinking problem

Resources and tips can keep teenagers safe and sober With school out for holiday break, some teens may be tempted to turn to parties and alcohol for entertainment. As the demands and distractions of the holiday season approach, it is important for parents to be aware of the dangers of underage drinking. Underage drinking exacts….

Continue reading

Types of Alcoholism & How Treatment Centers Can Help

treatment helps

Living with an alcoholic can be extremely hard and stressful and being addicted to alcohol can cause both psychological and physical damage to a person’s body. Since alcohol is the number one abused drug in the world there are many people who suffer from alcohol addiction and since alcohol addiction effect millions of Americans, there….

Continue reading

Drug addiction

Drug addiction is process of repeated drug use, rising craving of drugs and then state occurs where person cannot control this craving for drugs. This craving for drugs generally results in the seeking and use of drugs. This repeated use of drugs affects behavior of that person within the family and society. The physical symptoms….

Continue reading

Getting drunk drivers off roads a costly, complex problem

Mark says he is learning how to “live life on life’s terms.” After two drunken driving convictions and two marijuana possession convictions, the 34-year-old father of four is learning that it is time to grow up and make better choices. He’s learning how in an intensive DWI/Drug Court under the close supervision of McLennan County….

Continue reading

Teen drug rehabilitation and its importance

Drug addiction is a fatal practice spreading among the teenagers worldwide. The drug addiction is ruining the future on any addict and contributing to the destruction of the morale of the society. Therefore, it is very necessary to undertake the teen drug rehabilitation and its importance needs to be spread among the people, making them….

Continue reading

Where do calls go?

Calls to numbers on a specific treatment center listing will be routed to that treatment center. Additional calls will also be forwarded and returned by a quality treatment center within the USA.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by Boca Recovery Center, Daylight Recovery Center or another licensed drug and alcohol rehab facility, a paid advertiser on TreatmentCenters.com.

All calls are private and confidential.

I NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE NOWI NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE NOW 800-580-9104Response time about 1 min | Response rate 100%
Who Answers?