The first step on the road to recovery is knowing you need help to beat your addiction. Another big step is choosing between an inpatient / residential and outpatient addiction treatment center. Each type of treatment setting has advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we share some of the advantages and disadvantages of inpatient / residential drug rehab facilities and the outpatient addiction treatment center.
Advantages of Inpatient Treatment
Inpatient, or residential addiction treatment for men and women with substance use disorder requires at least a 28-day stay. The actual length of a typical stay depends on your diagnosis, needs, situation, and insurance coverage. The ideal stay would be more like 90 days although most insurance companies don’t cover beyond 60 days.
Pros of Residential and Inpatient Drug Rehab Facilities:
•You receive 24-hour supervision by trained staff and therapists; you are never alone while battling your addiction.
•You are part of a community – other …