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Drug Rehabs in Maryland

Last updated on: Wednesday, 17 April 2024
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When searching for drug rehab in Maryland, it is essential to find a facility that fits your needs. DRS created a comprehensive listing of drug and alcohol rehab centers in Maryland. This includes detox services and inpatient drug rehabs. We provide detailed information about each center listed.

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List of Rehabs in Maryland

Below is a list of the different drug rehab centers in Maryland. Each listing provides information on the types of services provided and the payment options available. You can also find accreditations and certifications to help you determine if the rehab center is trusted and has the expertise you are looking for. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist.

Our editorial and medical expert team conducts thorough research on the websites of the drug rehab centers listed in our directory. They regularly review these websites to ensure the information is up to date and comprehensive. Our experts also provide reviews to help you gain a better understanding of the services offered at each facility.

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Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Damascus House is a residential treatment facility. After reviewing the website, we found that it provides support services for men in the early stages of recovery from addiction. There are three levels of care—traditional outpatient treatment for 26 weeks, intensive outpatient care for 12 weeks, and low-intensity residential services for 3 to 6 months.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Transitional Housing

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Faith-Based
- Family Programs
- Men
- Services for Criminal Justice Clients
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- Certified by the State of Maryland

Medical Staff: Amy West Winiecki, LCPC | Clinical Director
Charlene Lindsey, CSC-AD | Counselor

4203 Ritchie Highway, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Helping Up Mission helps men and women fighting addiction and homelessness. After reviewing the website, we found that the approach to treatment is Christian based, with holistic treatment. The spiritual recovery program integrates food, clothing, shelter, education, and vocational needs. The recovery program can last upwards of one year.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Shelter
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Transitional Housing

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Christian
- Faith-Based
- Men
- Relapse Prevention
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Low-Cost Options
- Payment Assistance

Trust Factors

- Member of the Citygate Network

Medical Staff: Brent Jones, LCPC, LPC, LCADAS, NCC | Senior Director of Men’s Programs

1029 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Right Turn Impact, Baltimore, is a recovery house specific for men and women. After reviewing the website, we found that Nikki’s House is the recovery home for women, and John’s House is the recovery home for men. The recovery homes provide 24/7 staff and peer-to-peer support. Daily 12-step meetings and other forms of support are offered.

Rehab Settings

- Detox
- Long-Term Inpatient
- Outpatient
- Residential
- Short-Term Inpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- ASL or Assistance for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
- Faith-Based
- Services for Addicts with HIV/AIDS
- Services for Criminal Justice Clients
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- CARF-Accredited

Medical Staff: Daniel Brannon, AAS in Addictions Counseling | Founder & CEO

6006 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Samaritan House is a substance abuse treatment center for men. After reviewing the website, we found that it has a capacity for 48 clients to offer longer-term treatment for six to eight months. Clients can be referred to the program by county and state substance abuse treatment facilities, human service agencies, and individual admission requests.

Rehab Settings

- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Long-Term Inpatient
- Outpatient
- Residential
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Transitional Housing

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Co-Occurring Disorders
- Evidence-Based Approach
- Faith-Based
- Family Programs
- LGBTQ+ Community
- Men
- Relapse Prevention
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Access to Recovery Voucher
- Low-Cost Options
- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- Partnered with the Maryland Department of Health

Medical Staff: Mike Goldfaden, LMSW, CAC-AD | Executive Director
Stevie Fruehling, LMSW, E-RYT, CAC-AD | Program Director

2610 Greenbriar Lane, Annapolis, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

The Baltimore Station is an outpatient and residential treatment program supporting veterans. After reviewing the website, we found that the residential program provides extensive therapies, life skills training, connective services, and vocational training. In addition to this, there are workforce development programs and intensive outpatient or standard outpatient programs.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Evidence-Based Approach
- Experiential Therapy
- Men
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals

Payment Options

- Free or Low-Budget
- Low-Cost Options
- Medicaid
- Medicare
- Payment Assistance
- Sliding Fee Scale
- State-Financed
- Tricare/Military Insurance

Trust Factors

- CARF-Accredited

Medical Staff: Mimi Walsh-Wehberg, LCPC, LCADAS | Clinical Director

140 W. West Street, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Tuerk House, Howard House is a 16-bed halfway house for men. After examining the website, we found that the admission process involves self-admission and referrals. Most major insurance plans are accepted, and financial assistance or sliding fee scales are provided. There are multiple levels of residential treatment for patients.

Substances Treated

Alcohol
Opioids

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Faith-Based
- Men
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- Joint Commission Accredited

Medical Staff: Kofi Owusu-Antwi, MD | Medical Director
Ophelia Dapaah-Gyimah, FNP-BC | Director of Medical Services

4100 College Avenue Building 8, Ellicott City, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Tuerk House, The Nilsson House is a 12-bed halfway house for women. After examining the website, we found that the admission process involves self-admission and referrals. Most major insurance plans are accepted, and financial assistance or sliding fee scales are provided. There are multiple levels of residential treatment for patients.

Substances Treated

Alcohol
Opioids

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Faith-Based
- Twelve-Step
- Women

Payment Options

- Low-Cost Options
- Self Payment
- Sliding Fee Scale

Trust Factors

- Joint Commission Accredited

Medical Staff: Kofi Owusu-Antwi, MD | Medical Director
Ophelia Dapaah-Gyimah, FNP-BC | Director of Medical Services

5665 Purdue Avenue, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: July 20, 2023

Wells House provides evidence-based behavioral health services. After examining the website, we found they provide a continuum of care. Patients can access outpatient, intensive outpatient, and low-intensity residential services. Telemedicine is available for Suboxone and Vivitrol prescriptions. Applicants can fill out a pre-screen application.

Rehab Settings

- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Long-Term Inpatient
- Outpatient
- Residential
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Co-Occurring Disorders
- Evidence-Based Approach
- Faith-Based
- Family Programs
- Men
- Relapse Prevention
- Services for Criminal Justice Clients
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Low-Cost Options
- Medicaid
- Medicare
- Self Payment
- State-Financed
- Tricare/Military Insurance

Trust Factors

- CARF-Accredited

Medical Staff: Mindy Morgan, LCSW-C | Clinical Director

124 East Baltimore Street, Hagerstown, MD

Reviewed: July 20, 2023

Tuerk House Maine Office is a drug and alcohol treatment center. After examining the website, we found they offer comprehensive treatment and transitional living. This includes inpatient detox, residential care, and outpatient treatment. Applicants must complete an online form or call to begin the admission process.

Substances Treated

Alcohol
Opioids

Rehab Settings

- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Outpatient
- Residential
- Short-Term Inpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- ASL or Assistance for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
- Faith-Based
- Services for Addicts with HIV/AIDS
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Access to Recovery Voucher
- Aetna
- Cigna
- Low-Cost Options
- Payment Assistance
- Private Health Insurance
- Self Payment
- Sliding Fee Scale
- UnitedHealthcare

Trust Factors

- Joint Commission Accredited

Medical Staff: Kofi Owusu-Antwi, MD | Medical Director
Ophelia Dapaah-Gyimah, FNP-BC | Director of Medical Services

730 Ashburton Street, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: July 20, 2023

Mountain Manor Treatment Centers, Baltimore, helps adolescents, adults, and families. After examining the website, we found that they offer integrative and holistic treatment for addiction and mental health. Services are provided through outpatient and medical settings.

Rehab Settings

- Detox
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Evidence-Based Approach
- Faith-Based
- Family Programs
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Access to Recovery Voucher
- Low-Cost Options
- Medicaid
- Self Payment
- Sliding Fee Scale

Trust Factors

- Joint Commission Accredited

Medical Staff: Team of addiction medicine specialists

3800 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: February 26, 2024

A New Way Clinic is a substance use treatment service provider. After DRS examined the website, we found they provide education and treatment, assessments, outpatient treatment, relapse prevention, aftercare groups, and DUI classes. They offer flexible schedules for individuals requiring daytime or evening groups at competitive fees.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Drug Prevention and Education
- Drug Test
- Relapse Prevention
- Services for Criminal Justice Clients
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals

Payment Options

- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- Certified by the State of Maryland
- Court-Approved Services
- DMV-Approved Programs
- Member of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

Medical Staff: Credentialed counselors

2411 Crofton Lane Suite 12, Crofton, MD

Reviewed: February 7, 2024

ADAC Alternative Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Cumberland, is a drug and alcohol treatment program. After DRS examined the website, we found they offer an outpatient drug rehab program. They offer evaluations and standard therapy methods, such as group and individual counseling.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Interventionist
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Adolescents
- Adults
- DOT SAP
- Drug Prevention and Education
- Drug Test
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Couples
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Workplace Drug Services

Trust Factors

- DMV-Approved Programs

Medical Staff: Deanna Bailey, CAC, NCADC II | Program Director
Keisha Clopper, Master’s Degree in Psychology & Certified Associate Counselor

217 Glenn Street, Cumberland, MD

Reviewed: February 7, 2024

ADAC Alternative Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, is a substance use counseling service. After DRS examined the website, we found they can provide clients with extensive evaluations. In addition, there are individual, group, and family counseling services.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Interventionist
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Adolescents
- Adults
- DOT SAP
- Drug Prevention and Education
- Drug Test
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Couples
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Workplace Drug Services

Trust Factors

- DMV-Approved Programs

Medical Staff: Deanna Bailey, CAC, NCADC II | Program Director
Keisha Clopper, Master’s Degree in Psychology & Certified Associate Counselor

370 Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, MD

Reviewed: February 7, 2024

Adult and Teen Challenge of Maryland is a faith-based drug and alcohol rehab program. After DRS examined the website, we found they provide treatment to men and support for their families. The program lasts 12 months and is broken down into three phases. Applications are made online.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Christian
- Faith-Based
- Men

Payment Options

- Free or Low-Budget
- Low-Cost Options
- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- Adult & Teen Challenge (ATC) Accredited

Professional Staff: Jonathan Gray, Bachelor’s in Theology & Religious Vocations | Executive Director & Lead Pastor

6900 Central Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD

Reviewed: February 7, 2024

Bilingual Counseling Center is an outpatient drug rehab program. After DRS reviewed the website, we found they offer outpatient counseling that provides assessments, education, and treatment for substance abuse. The services are provided in English and Spanish. In addition, there are DUI services.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Drug Prevention and Education
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Spanish-Speaking
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals

Payment Options

- Medicaid
- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- Certified by the Maryland Department of Health

Medical Staff: Gregory Joynes, BA in Psychology | Counselor

11236 Triangle Lane, Wheaton, MD

Reviewed: November 1, 2023

Charles County Department of Health, Substance Abuse Services offers different resources for adults and youth. After DRS examined the website, we found they provide outpatient Level I and Level II.I treatment to residents of Charles County and the surrounding areas. This includes group and individual counseling. They accept Medicare and Maryland Medicaid.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Adolescents
- Drug Test
- Evidence-Based Approach
- Faith-Based
- Holistic
- Men
- Seniors
- Services for Criminal Justice Clients
- Spanish-Speaking
- Twelve-Step
- Women

Payment Options

- Aetna
- Cigna
- Low-Cost Options
- Medicaid
- Medicare
- Private Health Insurance
- Self Payment
- Sliding Fee Scale
- State-Financed
- UnitedHealthcare

Trust Factors

- Part of the Government of Maryland

Medical Staff: Dianna E. Abney, MD | Health Officer

4545 Crain Highway P.O. Box 1050, White Plains, MD

Reviewed: November 1, 2023

Crossroads Center of Frederick is a substance use treatment program. After DRS reviewed the website, we found that the program offers individual, group, and family therapies. In addition, there are recovery support options. Medicaid covers treatment services.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Interventionist
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Drug Test
- Family Programs
- Medical & Legal Professionals
- Men
- Relapse Prevention
- Services for DUI/DWI Offenders
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Couples
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Women

Payment Options

- Low-Cost Options
- Medicaid
- Self Payment
- State-Financed
- Tricare/Military Insurance

Trust Factors

- Joint Commission Accredited

1890 North Market Street, Suite 301, Frederick, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Frederick Rescue Mission meets the basic needs of food and shelter. After reviewing the website, we found that they offer faith-based support providing a Christ-centered ministry. The Changed Life Recovery Program helps men treat addiction. The Faith House helps women and women with children by providing shelter.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Long-Term Inpatient
- Outpatient
- Residential
- Shelter
- Short-Term Inpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Christian
- Drug Prevention and Education
- Drug Test
- Faith-Based

Payment Options

- Free or Low-Budget

Trust Factors

- GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

Medical Staff: Carlton Hill, CPRS, PRS, CRCT, CSC-AD, CCBT

419 West South Street, Frederick, MD

Reviewed: February 26, 2024

Adult and Teen Challenge of Baltimore is a long-term drug rehab program. After DRS examined the website, we found the program is 12 months and is a faith-based foundation. Your current financial situation strictly determines the cost of our program and can be provided for little to no cost or free.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Christian
- Faith-Based
- Men

Payment Options

- Free or Low-Budget
- Low-Cost Options

Trust Factors

- Adult & Teen Challenge (ATC) Accredited

101 North Potomac Street, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: December 8, 2023

CSNPC, Bernice E Meade House offers drug treatment, prevents drug trafficking, and offers housing to low to moderate-income families. After DRS examined the website, we found that this location provides a rehabilitation homelike environment atmosphere for homeless women who are terminally ill.

Rehab Settings

- Detox
- Long-Term Inpatient
- Outpatient
- Residential
- Shelter
- Short-Term Inpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Pregnant Women
- Seniors
- Services for Addicts with HIV/AIDS
- Services for Criminal Justice Clients
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Women

Payment Options

- Low-Cost Options
- Payment Assistance

1211 North Chester Street, Baltimore, MD

Reviewed: February 26, 2024

Hannah’s Aftercare and Rehab Center helps women and women with children. After DRS examined the website, we found they offer individual and group therapy, relapse prevention, court assessments, and screening.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Beds for Clients' Children
- Faith-Based
- Family Programs
- Relapse Prevention
- Seniors
- Services for Criminal Justice Clients
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counseling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step
- Women

Payment Options

- Aetna
- Cigna
- Low-Cost Options
- Private Health Insurance
- Self Payment
- Sliding Fee Scale
- UnitedHealthcare

Trust Factors

- Court-Approved Services

1201 Millgrove Road , Silver Spring, MD

Reviewed: July 11, 2023

Mann House is a private substance use treatment center. After examining the website, we found that the program incorporates counseling, spirituality, proper diet, exercise, and 12-step programs. There are located within walking distance of churches and meetings. The treatment program is for a minimum of 21 to 28 days.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Sober Living
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Faith-Based
- Twelve-Step

Payment Options

- Self Payment

Trust Factors

- Certified by the Maryland Department of Health

14 Williams Street, Bel Air, MD

Reviewed: February 26, 2024

Second Genesis Inc. Mellwood House provides addiction prevention and treatment resources. After DRS examined the website, we found they offer substance use treatment for women and adolescents. In addition, there are prevention programs.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Short-Term Inpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Beds for Clients' Children
- Evidence-Based Approach
- Women

Payment Options

- Cigna
- Private Health Insurance
- Self Payment

8611 2nd Avenue, Silver Spring, MD

Reviewed: February 26, 2024

Second Genesis Inc., Residential Treatment is an inpatient drug rehab program. After DRS examined the website, we found clients can access a residential drug rehab program. Second, Genesis works with different program partners and provides details on each program.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Short-Term Inpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Evidence-Based Approach
- Women

Payment Options

- Aetna
- Cigna
- Private Health Insurance
- Self Payment
- UnitedHealthcare

107 Circle Drive Phillips Building, Crownsville, MD

Reviewed: February 26, 2024

Southeast New Life for Girls is a residential drug rehab program. After we examined the website, we found they offer treatment for three to five months. It is a multi-phase program involving an introduction, training, and re-entry.

Rehab Settings

- Long-Term Inpatient
- Residential
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Christian
- Faith-Based
- Women

Medical Staff: Kathy Kelly Brown, Addictions Counselor Certification | Executive Director

806 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD

TIPS: If you feel you're going to use

  • Find a peer support group: Maryland 12-step meetings and support groups through the DRS directory.
  • Stay active and distracted—walking, jogging, or running. Join a fitness center or community center.
  • Access available and free behavioral counseling or contact 211 Maryland.
  • Find an activity— experience the museums, state parks, or boardwalk, or find new hobbies and interests.
  • Avoid risky situations that lead to relapse. Be aware of commonly used drugs.

TIPS: If you want to help someone

  • Find local help through the Maryland Department of Behavioral Health and DRS.
  • Be aware of overdose risks—resources available through the Maryland Department of Health and The Overdose Response Program.
  • Assessment and screening are available through county health departments.
  • Hire a family interventionist to help plan and execute a family intervention.
  • Avoid enabling the individual who is addicted to drugs or alcohol.

Long-Term Rehab in Maryland

It is our belief at DRS that the most effective approach to treatment is a long-term program and that it has many benefits, including:

  • The long-term treatment gives people a chance to experience a sober community where everyone works toward the same goal.
  • There are different lengths of time for long-term programs in Maryland, which helps ensure that the treatment is long enough for the person to maintain sobriety.
  • Long-term treatment is the ideal choice for an individual who has had multiple relapses and for whom short-term treatment has not been successful.
  • Long-term treatment facilities in Maryland offer an environment where the person can focus on recovering from their addiction.

As we can see, there are many options for those seeking help from a long-term treatment program in Maryland. It is important for anyone who needs assistance to reach out, and if you are one of these individuals, you can contact one of our counselors who will be able to guide you through this process and ensure that you get started on your path to recovery.

Getting Help With Substance Use: The Basics

Paying for Treatment in Maryland

The cost of treatment in Maryland varies depending on factors such as program type, length, and particularly if the person has health insurance coverage. Those without health insurance may have difficulty finding help, but there are still options. There are also rehabs that take Medicaid in Maryland.

Using Private Insurance to pay for Drug Rehab in Maryland

Private Insurance policies are available to those who can pay a monthly premium, among other criteria. Private treatment facilities often accept these policies, whereas Medicaid is generally only accepted in state-funded treatment programs. Sadly, those programs often have long waiting lists, while privately-owned facilities usually don’t. 

But private insurance can be expensive, so many residents cannot afford to carry coverage—many struggles between qualifying for Medicaid and affording private health insurance. The state’s expanded Medicaid program, Maryland Health Connection, has reduced this uninsured gap. This health insurance exchange marketplace helps residents access and afford private health insurance policies by subsidizing the cost of the premium. 

The following insurers are available through the Maryland Health Insurance Marketplace 2023 Guide:

  • CareFirst
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • UnitedHealthcare

Paying for Treatment when Uninsured

When someone needs treatment for substance use, time cannot be wasted trying to get them on an insurance policy. That process can take weeks, and many policies will not cover addiction treatment for the first year of continual coverage. So, people often end up in situations where their only option is to pay cash for treatment.

Thankfully, many facilities understand this and are willing to work with people to get them the help they need. Some programs offer sliding scale payment options or deferred payments, making their service more affordable. You can contact one of the treatment specialists at DRS for more information on how to pay for treatment. Or contact the center directly.

Ask a Professional

  • What is the cost of drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services in Maryland?

    The cost of drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services in Maryland varies. However, the average costs include some of the following:

    • The average cost of residential drug rehab without health insurance is $56,700.
    • The average cost of outpatient drug rehab in Maryland is $1,700, yet this can go up or down depending on how long a person remains in treatment.
    • Drug and alcohol detox in Maryland costs between $250 and $1000 daily. Medical detox is more costly.
    • There are low-cost and free drug rehab options in Maryland for someone who meets specific criteria.
  • What is the average length of time someone spends at drug and alcohol rehab in Maryland?

    The length of time needed to treat drug and alcohol addiction depends on several factors. However, there is a standard time frame that can provide an idea:

    • The average length of stay at a drug or alcohol detox program in Maryland is seven days. However, medically supervised detox does take longer.
    • The average length of stay at an inpatient drug rehab program in Maryland is 28 to 60 days. Some residential programs can last three to 12 months, depending on individual needs.
    • The average time spent attending an outpatient drug rehab program in Maryland is 12 to 18 weeks.
  • What are the most commonly abused drugs in Maryland?

    Based on treatment admissions, Maryland’s most commonly used drugs are primarily heroin and other opiates.

    Suppose you or someone you know begins to exhibit the signs of heroin or opiate addiction, it is critical to seek help. Addiction or substance abuse worsens with time, and it becomes more challenging to help the person accept treatment. Opiate addiction creates devastating withdrawal symptoms.

  • Want to know more?

    The questions from Addicted.org’s “Learn from our Experts” are answered by Michael Leach, CCMA. If you need further clarification on any of the questions above or have any other questions you can contact him directly at mike@addicted.org.

DRS’ Evaluation of Drug Rehab in Maryland

In Maryland, there is a variety of everything. The primary barriers to treatment are affordability and wait times for many programs. Less than half of the substance use treatment centers in the state accept state-financed health insurance plans other than Medicaid. In addition, only a small portion offers free or minimal treatment for clients who cannot pay. Some programs offer a sliding fee scale. Unfortunately, there could be a specific criterion to meet to qualify for these payment options.

Our experts recommend contacting each program directly and asking about payment options. Also, contact your Medicaid office or health insurance provider to find out exactly what is covered.

On a positive note, most of the substance use treatment providers in the state accept Medicaid or individual health insurance. Finally, there are an extensive number of detox centers in Maryland available. Compared to other states, more programs offer residential non-hospital care. Residential treatment remains the best option.

State and Local Resources in Maryland

Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration

  • The Office of Treatment Services provides behavioral health treatment and services for individuals experiencing substance-related disorders. In addition, they are responsible for planning, designing, developing, implementing, and monitoring effective community-based programs.

Maryland Department of Health, Substance Abuse and Prevention

  • The prevention, wellness, and recovery programs address alcoholism and drug addiction with numerous support and treatment services.

University of Maryland Baltimore

  • Deaf Addiction Services in Maryland is a statewide behavioral health treatment program for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals struggling with alcohol or drug addiction.

CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ARTICLE

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Michael Leach is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, who has over 5 years of experience working in the field of addiction. He spent his career working under the board-certified Addictionologist Dr. Rohit Adi. His experience includes working with families during their loved one’s stay in treatment, helping those with substance abuse issues find treatment, and teaching life skills to patients in a recovery atmosphere. Though he has worked in many different areas of rehabilitation, the majority of his time was spent working one on one with patients who were actively withdrawing from drugs. Withdrawal and the fear of going through it is one biggest reason why an addict continues to use and can be the most difficult part of the rehabilitation process. His experience in the withdrawal atmosphere has taught him that regardless of what approach a person takes to get off drugs, there are always mental and emotional obstacles that need to be overcome. He believes having someone there to help a person through these obstacles can make all the difference during the withdrawal process.

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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.