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Information on Drug Rehab with Residential Beds for Clients’ Children

Last updated on: Tuesday, 17 October 2023
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Many single mothers and fathers struggle to find drug rehab because of a lack of childcare. However, some drug rehab centers provide childcare for patients. A drug-addicted parent’s primary fear is losing their children because of their addiction. Drug rehabs that provide childcare are beneficial and allow someone to find effective substance use treatment without worrying about their children. Below, you can use our filter by choosing a state to find a drug rehab accepting patients’ kids.

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List of Drug Rehab Services Accepting Clients' Children by State

Here is access to our entire drug rehabilitation database with residential beds for clients' children. Please select a state. If you need help locating the right treatment for you, do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists.


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Drug and alcohol abuse is difficult to go through, and a woman trying to raise children and battling a substance abuse problem is not a good combination. Women-only rehabilitation centers provide inpatient care along with various treatment methodologies to help the addict. What is also important is that some women-only rehab centers do offer child care options. This can be in the form of extra beds available for children of addicts, which can make the treatment process easier for a woman who has children, and no one to watch them as she goes through rehabilitation. The same circumstances can happen with men, although not as common, some inpatient drug rehab programs in the country may also offer help for men with children who need care.

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Beds for children in residential treatment will often be offered at either short-term or long-term rehab centers in the country. This is a specific service and may not be offered at every residential drug rehab center, but within most states, this type of service should be available. Unfortunately, there are many parents throughout the United States, who are struggling with substance abuse, and children are often involved. Children with parents who are addicts will require proper support, and experts working at inpatient drug rehab centers can provide this for them. Many statistics have shown that nearly 12% of American children had lived with a parent or guardian that was dependent on drugs or alcohol. Substance abuse can harm children in numerous ways, which does include neglect, increased risk of injuries, and accidents. Unfortunately, it is very common for children of an addict to grow up and also battle some type of substance abuse problem later in life. Relationships between children and their parents can be repaired, and this can be done through proper therapy. Drug rehab centers that offer beds for children while their parents are in treatment can be effective when done properly, but this is often only for women in need who have no one else to look after their kids.

Children will experience a wide range of emotions when their parent goes to rehab, they may not fully understand what is happening, or they may have a comprehension of the problem. A child may feel sad or happy about the situation, sad that their parent is going away, but happy they are getting the help they need. Many women who are addicts, and with children will not seek out help because they will have no one to look after their kids. In many situations, the responsibility falls onto other family members to take care of the kids. However, when this is not possible, other options can be explored to ensure the children are taken care of while the parent attends drug rehab. Beds for children and residential drug treatment is not an uncommon thing, as women’s shelters throughout the United States will take in women and their children when they are in need. Locating the best possible help is important, and women or men who are battling addiction and have children, should not waste time getting the treatment they require.




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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.