Top 5 Features to Look for When Choosing an Inpatient Rehab Center

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By Published On: June 13th, 2016Categories: Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction

The Top 10 Things to Look for in an Inpatient Rehab Center

When you’re looking to enter an inpatient rehab center, you may feel daunted by the myriad of options. With thousands of treatment centers across the country, it can be challenging to sort through the herd. Knowing what to look for in an inpatient program can help you choose a center that’s best in line with your needs. Here’s a checklist of what to consider in your search for addiction treatment.

  1. Staying Local Versus Traveling

Depending on your situation, choosing whether to enter a local center or choosing a place far from home is a big decision. Many people benefit from being close by their friends and family. At the New England Recovery Center (NERC), we have a team of clinicians and family engagement specialists who can help you and your support network be educated about addiction and keep them involved in your recovery.

On the other hand, sometimes addiction can be fueled by a person’s triggers, which typically stems from the environmental factors at play. Some people beginning their recovery may need to leave unhealthy relationships with friends, family and partners in order to get better. Exploring an inpatient rehab center outside of your usual environment can allow you to focus solely on your recovery without distractions.

  1. Medically Monitored Detox

Many people start with detox, so it’s helpful to find providers who offer both medical detoxication and residential rehabilitation. This pivotal time in your recovery can be dangerous, so make sure you’re entering a rehab with a team of professionals with experience to help you with this transition.

  1. A Continuum of Care

Some providers offer a continuum of care which means clients can seamlessly transition from one level of care to another as their recovery progresses. Once you’re stable enough to live on your own and no longer need the structure of an inpatient program, transitioning to an outpatient program or a peer recovery center is a great way to stay on top of your sobriety while focusing on your life, career, and family.

Lastly, the program should help you plan for transitioning out of care including having a safe place to live afterward.

  1. Insurance Inclusivity

Insurance is the #1 question and concern among people looking for a treatment center. Understandably so with so many changes made to healthcare over the years. Make sure to have a conversation with the admissions team to check on your insurance eligibility and how long of a stay your insurance is willing to cover.

At NERC, we accept all major health insurance plans, from Cigna to United Healthcare and more.

  1. A Custom Treatment Plan

Every client is different and at NERC, we personalize your care to fit your needs. With our continuum of care, we’re able to find the best place for you based on where you’re at in your recovery. From medical detoxification to residential rehabilitation to outpatient treatment, we’re with you every step of the way and will work with you at your desired pace.

The New England Recovery Center offers all of these features and much more. If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, give us a call today at 877-MyRehab.

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