List Of Outpatient Drug And Alcohol Rehabs In Washington D.C.

Created On Thursday, 06, November 2014
Modified On Friday, 08, October 2021


Outpatient drug and alcohol treatment programs are available in Washington D.C. for addicts who are still functioning with a job and other responsibilities. These services provide intensive group and individual counseling set around different models of addiction treatment.

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Is outpatient drug rehab beneficial for long-term drug users?

This will be dependent upon the willingness of the addict; typically, an outpatient center will not be the best choice for a long term drug user. Addicts who have been abusing drugs and alcohol over many years will normally require longer forms of drug rehabilitation, which are residential facilities. The residential setting offers a more controlled and stable environment for a patient, especially long-term drug users.

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Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers in Washington D.C.

The resources that are provided on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website, list 23 outpatient centers within Washington D.C. Outpatient drug rehab helps a patient daily, and the client will not be living in the center but will attend their treatment daily. Outpatient treatment works best for drug users who have not been using for a long time, or have not attended any form of drug treatment before.

Drug and alcohol addiction has gotten to a point in the United States today where it is a legitimate, catastrophic epidemic. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The United States drug levels and addiction levels, in general, approached the level of Epidemics for the first time in 2010. Since then, the threat levels of addiction have not gone down.

This drug and alcohol addiction problem are now on a whole new level, and it has necessitated a rapid change in the arena of how we address the problem. Since the turn of the century, drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation centers and programs have become the mainstay for tackling addiction. One such method of treatment, outpatient drug, and alcohol addiction treatment, is probably the most common.

Below you can find a listing of different outpatient programs in the District of Columbia. The list can be incomplete. If you do not find what you looking for. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.



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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.