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According to SAMHSA, there are over 150 substance use treatment facilities in the state of Kansas. This includes over 20 detox centers and short-term programs, more than 15 long-term treatment programs, and a little under 150 facilities offering outpatient services.

Addicted.Org has an extensive list of drug & alcohol rehab programs that are available in Kansas, such as outpatient programs and detoxification services, as well as long-term & short-term treatment centers. Within these options, one of them should be the right fit for anyone seeking help from substance abuse issues. When you call one of our qualified counselors, they will be able to guide you through the process and find the treatment program that will fit your individual needs. This professional will be assigned to you and will provide any help needed until you arrive at the facility.

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Long-Term Drug Rehab in Kansas

At Addicted.Org, we strongly believe that long-term treatment is the option that is the most effective to ensure continuous sobriety – here are a few reasons why:

  • Long-term programs in Kansas can last anywhere from 30 to 90 days or even longer, making sure that every individual gets the care they need to be truly drug-free.
  • Since the person is outside of their usual environment for a longer period, they are given the chance to put all their focus on their recovery.
  • With months of assistance from the facility's staff & counselors, they can take more time to learn how to handle life without needing alcohol or drugs.
  • The support provided does not end once the person leaves the facility; aftercare programs are often offered after they have completed treatment, and long-term programs typically offer more comprehensive aftercare services.

Long-Term Programs for Specific Demographics:

  • 11 options for adult women.
  • 7 programs available to adult men.
  • 4 treatment facilities that cater to the needs of adolescents.
  • 6 rehab programs for seniors and older adults.
  • 7 programs for long-term treatment which can help the LGBTQ+ community.
  • 7 programs that tailor programs for pregnant and postpartum women.

Payment Options for Long-Term Rehab:

  • 15 facilities accepting Medicaid.
  • 16 programs that take private health insurance.
  • 15 substance abuse centers that are private pay or self-payment.
  • 8 treatment programs offering a sliding fee scale for payment.

This information shows that there is a wide range of options for anyone who would like to attend a long-term treatment program in Kansas. If you or a loved one need help with an alcohol & drug abuse problem, don't hesitate to search through our directory or call one of our substance abuse specialists.

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List of Different Substance Abuse Treatment Services in Kansas

Here is a list of the different drug treatment programs in Kansas. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

Treatment Breakdown in Kansas

Alcohol & Drug Detox

Detoxification is often what begins a person's recovery, which makes it an essential part of the process. According to the SAMHSA directory, there are 23 detox programs throughout the state of Kansas.

Short-Term Residential Treatment

In most cases when an individual does not have an extensive history of addiction, a short-term residential program is enough to help them recover. Such services are available in Kansas, with 24 facilities offering the short-term option, per SAMHSA.

Long-Term Inpatient Care

In Kansas, there are slightly fewer long-term rehab programs than short-term, with 17 treatment facilities that provide long-term residential services, based on the SAMHSA directory. Long-term treatment offers a more comprehensive approach to recovery, which is what is needed for certain people.

Outpatient Drug Rehab

In some cases, a person may not have the option to put their life on pause indefinitely while attending treatment, which is why outpatient programs are important. Although it is less intensive and requires adequate family support, outpatient rehab can be successful. Within the state of Kansas, there are 148 outpatient programs available, according to SAMHSA.

Cost of Drug Rehab in Kansas


The cost of drug and alcohol rehabilitation in Kanas varies and depends on several factors. For example, this could include the length of time, type of treatment, and health insurance coverage. Private and state health insurance providers cover different aspects of treatment. The program's entirety could be covered, or there are out-of-pocket costs involved.

According to SAMHSA:

  • There are 129 substance use treatment programs accepting Medicaid.
  • Roughly 130 programs in Kansas take private health insurance.
  • There is 153 drug rehab program accepting cash or self-payment.
  • Roughly 82 centers offer a sliding-fee scale for payment.

Paying for Treatment with Medicaid in Kansas

Kansas Medicaid also referred to as the Kansas Medical Assistance Program is a state and federal government program paying for medically necessary services. There are specific eligibility criteria, but it does cover some substance use treatment services within the state.

Using Private Insurance to pay for Drug Rehab in Kansas

Medicaid coverage is not available to every resident of Kansas. Most individuals have health insurance through an employer. However, residents can also buy health insurance through the federally run exchange or marketplace. In addition, there is a marketplace plan management design that leaves plan oversight to the state.

The following private insurers are available through the Kansas exchange:

  • Medica
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue KC (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City)
  • Oscar
  • Cigna
  • US Health & Life Insurance Company (new for 2022)
  • Ambetter from Sunflower Health Plan/Celtic (this is a new Sunflower entity, underwritten by Celtic. It's EPO plans, and they're replacing the HMO plans that were offered by Sunflower State Health Plan/Ambetter in 2021)

Paying for treatment when uninsured

Despite Medicaid and private health insurance, there is still a percentage of the population without health insurance. Covering the cost of drug and alcohol rehab without insurance is difficult. However, most residential and outpatient programs offer payment plans, sliding fee scales, or payment options through external funding.

Contact one of our qualified addictions professionals for more information, or reach out to the center directly.

Addicted.org's Evaluation of Kansas

After reviewing state statistics and options available for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation in Kansas, addicted.org discovered the following pros and cons:

Pros

  • Over 50% of the drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs in Kansas are classified as private non-profits, which generally more affordable treatment. (source-N-SSATS)
  • Over 90% of all Kansas drug and alcohol treatment centers provide outpatient services.
  • Private health insurance is accepted at close to 80% of drug and alcohol treatment centers.

Cons

  • There are limited residential non-hospital drug rehab centers, with only 17% classified as such.
  • There are limited options for transitional housing, halfway housing, and sober living homes, per SAMHSA.
  • There are only seven federally-certified Opioid Treatment Programs.

Overall, there are accessible forms of substance use treatment within the larger cities. Unfortunately, resources are limited in smaller communities. Affordability is a common barrier for anyone who does not have health insurance. However, individuals with health insurance have access to many options.

Kansas Rehab and Drug Use Statistics

According to Treatment Episode Data:

  • Patients addicted to alcohol only, alcohol with a secondary drug, marijuana, and amphetamine were cited as being the most significant number of treatment admissions.
  • Adults aged 26 to 40 made up over 50% of all treatment admissions.

According to the Kansas Board of Pharmacy:

  • Opioid prescription rates per 100 population have steadily declined since 2016, dropping from 70.5 to 55.4.
  • Unfortunately, overdose deaths involving all types of opioids have increased since 2016.

According to SAMHSA:

  • An annual average of 2.3% of people aged 12 and older had an illicit drug use disorder.
  • Roughly 5% of the population aged 12 and older had an alcohol use disorder.
  • Among people aged 12 and older, the annual average percentage of substance use disorders was 6.8%

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CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ARTICLE

Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS

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on April 5, 2022

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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.

Dr. Rohit S. Adi, MD, DABAM

Dr. Rohit S. Adi, MD, DABAM

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on April 5, 2022

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Dr. Rohit S. Adi is certified in addiction medicine, through examination, by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. While in Louisiana, he worked as an emergency-room physician at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana, but then transferred to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, where he works to this day. Holding numerous positions throughout his medical career, Dr. Adi has seen the devastating effects caused by drugs and alcohol. Having the ability to do something about the problem, he co-founded a holistic drug rehabilitation center in Louisiana, where he serves as the facility's Medical Director.