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Created On Monday, 19, November 2012
Modified On Wednesday, 17, March 2021

Minnesota Outpatient Alcohol And Drug Treatment Programs

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If you are in need of drug treatment to a friend or family member addicted to drugs, you have come to the right place. There are various options when it comes to drug detox and rehab, however, time and financial constraints might force an individual into what is commonly referred to as an Outpatient drug treatment. Although their efficiency rates are lower than the usual out-of-town drug detox and rehab, outpatient drug programs are still a viable option and are always better than inaction. In Minnesota, Outpatient alcohol and drug, centers can be found in Minneapolis, St.Paul, and Rochester as well as some of the smaller Minnesota towns and cities. With over 150 outpatient programs and centers, there are many possibilities when it comes time to help an individual with drug addiction issues. However, which one is best for your situation? Distance is very likely your first concern, as you probably don't want to spend too much time driving at weekly meetings. However, also to consider is the method used by the center at which you are going, as well as their success rate. This is where we come in. is here to help people choose the best option when it comes to drug detox and rehab centers or programs. Call us free of cost and we will gladly help you.

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Are Outpatient Centers Covered by Health Insurance?

Many of the outpatient drug and alcohol centers within the state of Minnesota will accept some type of state-funded health insurance. Insurance coverage will help with some or all the costs involved during the treatment process, but there may still be some out-of-pocket costs. Low-cost and private outpatient programs of the state could also accept different insurance plans, but each center will be different.

Outpatient Substance Abuse Programs within Minnesota

Outpatient drug treatment facilities are located all throughout the state of Minnesota, and in fact, there are well over 100 different types of services available. Outpatient drug and alcohol rehab offered many of the same services as a residential program, but they are not live-in centers. Treatment methods will be different at each center, but most will provide twelve-step treatment options.


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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.