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Find the Best Rehab Centers in Fort Wayne, Indiana


Substance Abuse Stats for the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana is part of Allen County. Indiana State University provides the following statistics related to drug and alcohol use in Allen County in 2017:

  • 15 people overdosed on methamphetamines
  • Doctors wrote 64,230 opioid prescriptions, which amounts to 173.4 per 1,000 people
  • 57 people died in alcohol-related traffic accidents, which is one-third of all fatal accidents for that year
  • 2,050 people entered alcohol or chemical dependency treatment, including voluntary and involuntary admissions

Choosing Between Outpatient and Inpatient Rehab

Inpatient treatment programs offer care and medical supervision 24 hours a day. This could be your best choice if you’re having a hard time quitting drugs or alcohol on your own. The biggest benefit is that it allows you to focus only on your recovery.

Sometimes work and/or family obligations make it impossible for people to stay at an inpatient treatment facility. Outpatient treatment usually meets every evening for several weeks. You must commute to the program yourself.

How Long Can Treatment at a Rehab Last?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, longer drug and alcohol treatment programs are more effective. Most outpatient programs operate nightly while inpatient programs can last up to 90 days. You may even want to consider a community-based residential treatment facility option that allows you to stay for up to 12 months. Also known as halfway houses, these programs help to bridge the gap between active drug use and living as a responsible member of the community.

What to Expect at Rehab

Drug and alcohol treatment should be highly individualized. That means no two people will have an identical experience. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that the best programs offer a combination of therapy and medication. Most people benefit from individual and group therapy. This teaches you more effective coping skills instead of turning to drugs. You may also need medication to help cope with cravings. This makes it easier to stop taking the drug cold turkey.

When Would You Need to Go to Detox?

Detox can be a good solution when you’re addicted to drugs. That means you have a physical and psychological dependence on them. You may have tried to stop in the past only to end up using more. This is common. You will be under medical supervision while at detox. A doctor is always available to prescribe medication or intervene if you’re struggling with the detox process. With drug and alcohol addiction, detox is often the first step in getting better.

How Long is Detox?

Some people finish detoxing in a few days. Others can take as long as three weeks. No one goes through an identical process. The drugs you abused, how long you abused them, and your overall health are all factors in how long detox will last. By focusing on one day at a time, you can get through it and start feeling better.

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JCAHO & CARF Accreditation

All of our rehab listings maintain accreditation from the Joint Commission (JCAHO) and the Commission On Accreditation Of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).


Licensed Staff

Each facility staffs an experienced team of licensed and trained professionals who are dedicated to treating substance abuse with a high level of care.


Memberships & Certifications

We aim to ensure that our rehab listings are members of such organizations as the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) or have LegitScript certification.

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