Government Alcohol Abuse Treatment

Some of the biggest roadblocks for many seeking treatment for alcohol use disorders (AUDs) is access to and cost of treatment programs. Luckily, there are many government programs available that provide resources and help to those suffering from alcoholism.

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Azure Acres Treatment Center

Sebastopol, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

877-872-7360

Pinnacle Peak Recovery

Scottsdale, AZ

Multiple Levels of Care

844-225-8937

Rebound Behavioral Health Hospital

Lancaster, SC

Multiple Levels of Care

855-336-7623

Harbor Oaks Hospital

New Balitmore, MI

Inpatient

866-468-6148

Wellness Counseling Vida Entera

Lake Elsinore, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-929-2029

Amethyst Recovery

Port St. Lucie, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

888-965-6726

Asana Recovery

Costa Mesa, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

877-899-6056

SOBA New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ

Multiple Levels of Care

888-341-1174

Enlightened Solutions

Egg Harbor City, NJ

Multiple Levels of Care

855-408-7163

Life Center of Galax

Galax, VA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-428-7940

White Deer Run

Allenwood, PA

Multiple Levels of Care

877-638-3697

Burkwood Treatment Center

Hudson, WI

Residential

844-251-2961

Recovery Unplugged Austin Rehab Center

Austin, TX

Multiple Levels of Care

844-817-9493

Bradford Recovery Center

Millerton, PA

Multiple Levels of Care

844-769-9928

United Recovery Project

Hollywood, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

877-586-7043

Northeast Addiction Treatment Center

Quincy, MA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-831-4406

Oasis Behavioral Health Hospital

Chandler, AZ

Multiple Levels of Care

855-338-0838

Oceanside Malibu

Malibu, CA

Full Spectrum of Care

866-275-3956

Dana Point Rehab Campus

Dana Point, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

866-944-2609

Options Behavioral Health Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

Multiple Levels of Care

844-530-2836

Duffy’s Napa Valley Rehab

Calistoga, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

844-766-4576

Starlite Recovery Center

Center Point, TX

Multiple Levels of Care

855-349-1116

Waismann Method® and Domus Retreat®

Orange, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

877-326-1027

Recovery First Treatment Center – Hollywood

Hollywood, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

888-603-7860

Timberline Knolls for Women

Lemont, IL

Multiple Levels of Care

855-200-8406

Cove Forge Behavioral Health Center

Williamsburg, PA

Multiple Levels of Care

844-225-6578

Keystone Treatment Center

Canton, SD

Multiple Levels of Care

855-417-3666

Delta Med Center

Memphis, TN

Outpatient

877-235-0382

Ambrosia Treatment Center – Northeast

Philadelphia, PA

Multiple Levels of Care

866-970-0918

Huntington Creek Recovery Center

Shickshinny, PA

Multiple Levels of Care

844-892-1288

Lakeview Behavioral Health Hospital

Norcross, GA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-337-9509

Recovery Unplugged Lake Worth Detox, Rehab, and Treatment Center

Lake Worth, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

888-283-0199

Sunflower Wellness Retreat

Osawatomie, KS

Multiple Levels of Care

888-411-9183

Future Now Detox

Palm Springs, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

877-325-0525

Wellness Counseling & Residential Detox

Stuart, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

855-937-0191

Recovery Unplugged Austin Treatment Center

Austin, TX

Full Spectrum of Care

844-291-5968

SUWS of the Carolinas

Old Fort, NC

Residential

844-811-2644

Relevance Behavioral Health

Freehold, NJ

Multiple Levels of Care

844-734-3524

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System

Riverdale, GA

Multiple Levels of Care

866-246-8017

JourneyPure – Florida

Melbourne, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

(844) 899-9541

Pacific Grove Hospital

Riverside, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-801-1534

Treasure Valley Recovery

Nampa, ID

Multiple Levels of Care

855-248-2193

Greenleaf Behavioral Health Hospital

Valdosta, GA

Multiple Levels of Care

866-692-1694

Phoenix Behavioral Healthcare

Hobe Sound, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

855-945-1119

New England Recovery & Wellness

Concord, NH

Multiple Levels of Care

844-408-1433

Riverwalk Ranch

Mansfield, TX

Multiple Levels of Care

866-634-7479

Cascade Behavioral Health Hospital

Tukwila, WA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-419-6205

JourneyPure – Tennessee

Knoxville, TN

Multiple Levels of Care

(844) 899-9541

Sierra Tucson

Tucson, AZ

Full Spectrum of Care

855-889-6553

Twelve Oaks Recovery Center

Navarre, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

844-885-1218

Recovery Unplugged – Austin Detox

Austin, TX

Detox

855-958-1650

Right Path Addiction Treatment Centers

Virginia Beach, VA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-982-0704

Ambrosia Treatment Center – Westcoast

Beverly Hills, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

866-970-0918

Bluff Plantation

Augusta, GA

Inpatient

855-331-2490

Recovery Unplugged Fort Lauderdale

Fourt Lauderdale, FL

Full Spectrum of Care

855-900-6613

Bowling Green Brandywine

Kennett Square, PA

Multiple Levels of Care

844-797-7507

The Camp Recovery Center

Scotts Valley, CA

Multiple Levels of Care

877-282-5771

Recovery First Treatment Center – Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

888-603-7860

1st Step Behavioral Health

Pompano Beach, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

844-334-8400

Recovery Unplugged Nashville

Nashville, TN

Full Spectrum of Care

877-463-0080

Wilmington Treatment Center

Wilmington, NC

Multiple Levels of Care

877-257-1203

Beachside Rehab

Fort Pierce, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

888-452-3049

Acadiana Treatment Center

Sunset, LA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-548-6273

Trustpoint Hospital

Murfreesboro, TN

Multiple Levels of Care

888-925-9448

Pocono Mountain Recovery Center

Henryville, PA

Multiple Levels of Care

844-589-1547

Southeast Addiction Center

Atlanta, GA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-614-6174

Ambrosia Treatment Center

West Palm Beach, FL

Inpatient

866-970-0918

Park Royal Hospital

Fort Myers, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

844-763-3294

MeadowWood Behavioral Health

New Castle, DE

Multiple Levels of Care

855-609-4051

Moonlight Mountain Recovery

Pocatello, ID

Multiple Levels of Care

866-831-4706

The Harrison House of Northern Virginia

Annandale, VA

Multiple Levels of Care

855-734-4364

North Tampa Behavioral Health

Tampa, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

844-870-8069

The Refuge, A Healing Place

Ocklawaha, FL

Multiple Levels of Care

855-990-1029

Mount Regis Center

Salem, VA

Multiple Levels of Care

877-539-2026

Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center

Ball Ground, GA

Multiple Levels of Care

844-498-9407

America’s Rehab Campuses

Tucson, AZ

Multiple Levels of Care

877-484-7367

Denver Recovery Center

Denver, CO

Multiple Levels of Care

855-729-4891

Cornerstone Healing Center

Scottsdale, AZ

Multiple Levels of Care

844-931-1105

Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems

Lafayette, LA

Multiple Levels of Care

888-494-6620

Government Alcoholism Treatment

Approximately 3 million Americans get help for addiction to drugs and alcohol every year. Unfortunately, that’s only 10% of the 22.7 million Americans who need treatment, a number that grows higher every year.

Alcoholism is a serious problem across the United States, and all levels of government (state, federal, and local) have programs dedicated to combating the disease. As early as 2005, government agencies spent a combined $468 Billion every year on alcohol and drug abuse related costs, more than 10% of all government spending.  While many programs are focused on helping the alcoholic recover, many others specialize in helping families of alcoholics and communities who have been harmed by substance abuse. Many other programs are designed to help prevent substance abuse. The services provided range wildly, from subsidized treatment to school education.

One of the largest government agencies that provides alcohol treatment resources is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, better known as SAMHSA. SAMHSA aims to reduce substance abuse rates through many campaigns and initiatives, including providing one of the most comprehensive and widely-used lists of treatment programs.

If you are looking for government and federal assistance for alcohol abuse treatment, contact a treatment provider for help.

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Federal Alcoholism Treatment Options

Substance abuse has been one of the most pressing issues facing every administration since at least the early 20th Century. The federal government invests billions of dollars every year into combating drug and alcohol addiction. Much of this is spent on law enforcement, but far more is spent on providing health care and treatment. While there are many different programs, the vast majority of this funding comes from Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare. While many rehabs accept government funding, not all do, so it is important to check before beginning treatment.

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Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits

Tragically, alcoholism is especially prevalent among veterans, many of whom begin drinking heavily as a way to cope with the high levels of stress and trauma they experienced in the military. The VA offers programs designed specifically to deal with alcohol use disorders, but just as importantly provides therapies and counseling for such co-occurring disorders as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, chronic pain, and sleep disorders. In order to be as inclusive as possible, the VA offers daytime, nighttime, and weekend options, as well as residential treatment.

Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare)

The Affordable Care Act included mental health and addiction treatment as one of its ten essential health benefits, which means that individuals can no longer be denied coverage or charged more if they suffer from alcoholism or other related conditions. Every ACA plan offers different services, but some of the types of treatment that are covered include screenings, medication, counseling, detox, and rehab.

Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare and Medicaid are both federal and state-funded insurance programs, and both cover alcohol treatment assistance. Medicare is designed for low-income families, especially those living below the poverty line. Medicaid is designed for Americans who are 65 years or older and those with disabilities. Medicare and Medicaid coverage and eligibility varies from state to state; for example, some states cover more days in rehab than others.

State Alcoholism Treatment Options

Many states offer their own alcoholism treatment programs in addition to what is provided by the Federal Government. Every state is different, and the level and type of services varies tremendously from one location to the next. State treatment services are often highly sought out due to factors such as availability and cost, and consequently often have long waiting lists. To fill in the gaps, some states offer interim care options that help individuals with alcohol use disorders improve their lives and health while waiting for more comprehensive treatment.

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Local Government Alcoholism Treatment Options

Many local governments, including counties, parishes, cities, and townships, offer alcoholism treatment programs and services as well. This is especially true in major metropolitan areas. Generally, local government alcoholism treatment options are less comprehensive than state and federal programs, but this is not always the case. The local health department in your area is a good place to find information, as many programs are run through them.

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