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Free or Low-Budget Rehabs by State

Free or Low-Budget Rehabs by State

Free or Low-budget Rehab Centers For Drug & Alcohol Addiction In the United States

When people think of affordable and or free drug and alcohol rehabilitation, they may ask what is considered affordable. Affordable can be defined as low-cost or no cost, or even covered by basic forms of health insurance. These types of programs can range in the hundreds of dollars or more, or covered by insurance and or can be completely free of charge. Most states, and cities within them will have some form of affordable and or free substance abuse treatment program, or an organization that provides some form of help and treatment services.

When addiction hits, it will do damage across all aspects of a person's life, more notably it will impact a person's finances quite heavily, and some cases will completely wipe a person's finances out. Some addicts can maintain some level of financial responsibility, meaning they are not completely broke. They may still be holding down a job, or being helped out by family and friends. In other cases, an addict can be completely broke, have no source of income, and living day by day just trying to survive. This can put a financial burden and strain on the addict's family, because most families will do what they can to help their loved one, but in turn can be draining their finances and potentially seeing no results.

When it comes to drug and alcohol rehabilitation, many programs and centers can come at a hefty cost, which most addicts are not necessarily able to afford. Of course, there are situations where family and friends were able to pay for treatment or get them into a program right away. Other addicts may not have any form of health insurance they can rely on to help cover the cost of a substance abuse program, and with all this said. How is a person with no source of income or support, who is addicted to drugs able to get help. Throughout many states, there are numerous volunteer organizations, and organizations that rely on local funding and donations, who operate drop-in centers, short term shelters, short term drug programs, detox programs; all of this to help people in a very tough situation who need help. Without these programs, these addicts who are in this situation would not really be able to get any help for their addiction. Most of these organizations, which operate with volunteers, can and do provide some extensive resources to help addicts. For example, some organizations will provide free addiction therapy and counseling services, access to 12-step meetings and support groups. There may be services that provide re-integration back into the work force, financial aid, and meal programs.

Affordable drug and alcohol treatment is available, and many free services can be found. Addiction will strike all walks of life, and some get hit very hard by it and end up losing a great deal in his or her life. There are dedicated people and organizations out there helping these individuals on a daily basis, and ensuring they are given a chance to get their lives back together. It is also important to know that substance abuse services come in so many different options, and the high-cost treatment programs are not the only options out there. Affordable and free treatment is being provided more within in inner cities to help the homeless, and low-income families who are battling an addiction or watching a loved one go through it. Do not give up the search for help, the right help is available to everyone, so as anyone who is struggling with addiction can get his or her life back.


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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.