There are many drug rehab facilities and detox centers in the country. Most of them provide high quality care with full medical staff on call to ensure patients have a smooth guide to a successful recovery.
Unfortunately, most recovery options cost a lot of money. Many people cannot afford the high cost, even with a loan or payment plan. Treatment can take several months to complete and you may not maintain your employment while in treatment. This is a problem we often see. An individual is struggling with a drug dependency and wants help, but cannot manage to save money because they are still spending on drugs and alcohol.
In this situation, there are state funded drug rehabilitation centers that you can attend.
What is a state funded drug rehab?
These kind of facilities target people living in poverty, low-income housing and people that do not have health insurance or insurance plans that will cover private treatment and detox. If a person does not have the funds or insurance to attend a private rehab or detox center, these programs are in place for free. These state sponsored rehabs will not have all the same accommodations as the private rehab center will, but they will set you on the right path to start your road to recovery. The funding grants received by these programs vary from state to state. Nationwide these facilities will offer different treatment options depending on what kind of funding they are receiving.
What are the benefits of a state funded program?
There are definitely benefits for going to state funded drug rehab. Two of the most commonly reported by previous patients is the cost and the care.
What are the setbacks of a state funded drug rehab?
Every drug rehabilitation program has its challenges. The following are some of the more significant disadvantages when choosing a state funded facility to start your recovery process.
How can I get admitted to a state funded drug rehab?
In a private rehab or detox facility, you call and speak to admissions, show proof of insurance and that you can provide payment for treatment. At this time, you may also have any questions answered and then enroll in the program.
When entering state-run programs, the admission process varies from state to state. First, you should call the center and find out what different programs are offered. Ask if you have to send in financial records, and proof of lack of health insurance, to show that you cannot afford to pay for treatment. Most likely you will be admitted or put on a waiting list, but remember, every state is different so do your research.
Find the right option for treatment today
If you decide to seek treatment through a state-run program, remember the grants used to fund client care are not always split equally among treatment centers, meaning one program might not offer the same accommodations as another.
If you need help looking for a state funded program in your area, give us a call and we would love to help you with the process. We could also help you establish a payment plan with a treatment center of your choosing, if that is what you decide is best. We are here to help you.