Montana Short-Term Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers

Last updated: Friday, 17, September 2021


A short term inpatient treatment center will provide services for a period of thirty days or less, normally anything longer is considered long-term care. For many people looking for help, any available option can be a lifesaver. In the state of Montana, there are over a few different facilities available for short term residential care. Most of these facilities can be found in the city of Billings, but help can also be found in other locations across the state. Finding help is always a top priority and should happen as quickly as possible for you or your loved ones.

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Short Term Substance Abuse Rehab in Montana

When an addict completes a short-term drug rehab program in Montana, it is not uncommon for them to move forward with more therapy and support. This can be addiction counseling, or an aftercare treatment program. Peer support is important, and long-term recovery should be focused on. Any short-term drug rehab center will have a heavy focus on recovery, because of the length of time you are spending at the center. You will not be there for an extended period of time as with long-term drug treatment. There will be counseling, therapy, and other treatment methods used within a short time to address all the problems connected to your addiction. Even during treatment, you can start to participate in group support meetings, with sober individuals, who are also learning what it takes to maintain sobriety. You can share experiences, and challenges you have faced, and this will allow you to build a peer support network. Short-term drug rehab can be effective for many types of addiction. Whether you are abusing illegal street drugs or prescription drugs, a short-term rehab center can help you work through the addiction. It is important to stay committed to treatment, and statistically, short-term drug rehab centers have a higher rate for people completing treatment, but this does not speak to the effectiveness of each treatment program.

Whether you are a family struggling with someone who is addicted to drugs, or individual battling addiction, you should be reaching out to local drug rehab programs for help. Drug abuse can affect anyone, and it does impact people from all parts of Montana. Within Hill County, for example, during the years 2012 through 2016, there were 20 drug-related deaths. Per a National Institute on Drug Abuse report, this was an annual rate of 24.9 deaths per 100,000 residents, which was higher than the state average at the time. The poverty rate in Hill County, during this time frame, was around 22%, which could be a contributing factor for people abusing drugs and alcohol. When you lose hope in life, it can be easy to fall into a problem with drugs and alcohol. Substance abuse can consume your life, and when this happens, it becomes much more difficult to seek out help. Short-term drug rehab centers in Montana can help addicts through any difficult addiction they are battling.


In the state of Montana, there are many different options for treatment, and among these options are 28-day drug and alcohol treatment programs. These programs are short term live-in centers that offer different treatment options center to center and provide all the necessities to live at the center. With addiction always being a growing problem across the United States, it is important to know that this kind of help is available. An addict can find that some programs are both government-funded, coming at low or no cost or covered by insurance, and some programs are also privately run coming at an out-of-pocket cost.

Montana Drug Rehabilitation Centers providing Short-Term care Options

There is not much for short-term drug treatment provided on the site, but throughout the state, drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities and different services are provided for all types of addiction.

Will Patients leave Short-Term drug Rehabilitation Early?

It is very possible that any patient within a drug treatment center will make an attempt to leave rehabilitation early, and this can be because of many different reasons. Patients will come across difficult barriers and problems; they may not be willing to face, and this can cause an addict to want to leave treatment. Outside distractions will also be a reason why a patient will want to leave short-term treatment, but the staff is trained to help their clients remain within the program.

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



Marcel Gemme, DATS


on September 17, 2021

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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.