South Dakota Short-Term Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers

Created On Monday, 28, July 2014
Modified On Friday, 17, September 2021


With most short term residential drug and alcohol treatment centers, a person can go through a program that will normally last anywhere from two to four weeks. During this time, you will be able to help overcome your addiction and change your life for the better.

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Short Term Drug Rehabilitation in South Dakota

Short-term drug rehab programs in South Dakota can be just as effective as long-term treatment centers within the state. Short-term rehab can help treat any type of drug addiction problem, and there are many benefits to attending a short-term program. Overcoming addiction does take a lot of work, and during treatment, it will be important to identify the triggers you have. Triggers can be the things that can spark you to abuse drugs, and there are some common triggers for addicts. For example, this could be people, places, dates, holidays, emotional states, medication, and events. Throughout any type of drug treatment, you will work to understand the underlying issues connected to your addiction. These issues are often the reasons why and are part of the triggers that may cause you to abuse drugs. Short-term drug rehab can help the client continue to learn about the triggers of their addiction. You should be able to minimize these triggers and identify them if they start to happen. For example, financial stress or stress at work can often be a common trigger. Short-term drug rehab can provide the necessary counseling and therapy to help an addict work through these problems.

When you become addicted to drugs or alcohol, it will be difficult to see anything else besides the addiction. The drugs will eventually consume you emotionally and physically. When this happens, it is hard to convince an addict to get help, because the drugs have primarily taken over. However, if early intervention is done, it can prevent the addict from experiencing a world of different problems. If the family and friends can start to notice the early warning signs, they can intervene early, and help the addict overcome their addiction with the right help. Throughout the state of South Dakota, substance abuse does impact the various counties, some worse than others. Pennington County, for example, has a population of over 107,000 people. Between the years of 2012 and 2016, there were 54 drug-related deaths. The annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents, during this time, was 10.9, which was slightly higher than the state average. When you are starting to search for the right type of drug and alcohol addiction program, you should be considering how severe the addiction may be. The severity of the addiction can often determine what type of counseling you will need, and how it can help you beat your addiction.


When choosing a 28-day drug and alcohol treatment program it is important to look at what method of addiction treatment they are using to help an addict. Some forms are more successful than others, but in the long run, it does come down to the addict's willingness to want to change and get help. A 28-day treatment program is a short term residential program; these are some of the more common types of addiction treatment programs used in the United States next to attending meetings associated with your current addiction.

Are there guarantees with drug and alcohol treatment?

Families and addicts should understand that there are no guarantees with drug and alcohol treatment. This is because an addict's willingness will determine how well they do within a short-term rehabilitation program. The staff and the methods used within each center will do whatever it takes to help a patient through treatment.

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



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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.