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Find the Best Rehab Centers in Detroit, Michigan


Substance Abuse Stats for the City of Detroit, MI

Are you looking for more facts on substance abuse in Detroit, Michigan? The city of Detroit is located in Wayne County, where:

Detroit continues to battle with substance abuse problems involving primarily cocaine, heroin, and opioids.

Choosing Between an Outpatient and Inpatient Rehab

Depending on the level of addiction, the need for detox, and the type of care required, a person treating their substance abuse may find that inpatient or outpatient treatment will better meet their goals.

  • Inpatient Rehab: Patients requiring detox and 24/7 support during the initial stage of their treatment would be better served with an inpatient treatment program.
  • Outpatient Rehab: Patients who may need to care for small children or work during treatment are more likely to choose an outpatient facility.

How Long Can Treatment at a Rehab Last?

Research has shown that stays of 90 days or longer will be the most effective at helping the patient to avoid a relapse, though many will start with a 30-day initial stay. The 30-day period is used for detox and to come up with a customized treatment plan for each patient.

While 30-days is often enough to start the process, implementing the treatment will often take longer, sometimes years. Programs usually include an initial inpatient treatment, followed by outpatient programs.

What to Expect at Rehab

Most rehab programs will start with an initial consultation or assessment, where the programs the patient needs will be determined. This will often be a combination of medication and therapy.

  • Medications: Patients may be prescribed medication to help with detox withdrawal symptoms, or to treat underlying mental health issues.
  • Therapy Sessions: Therapy can be used in treatment programs in both group and individual settings. It can help a patient to identify potential triggers and how to overcome them.

When Would You Need to Go to Detox?

While detox in Detroit is not always necessary for treatment, many centers feel that it is essential for many patients to be successful in the long term. Candidates for detox would be patients who have tried unsuccessfully to quit using, or have experienced physical and psychological symptoms when stopping use that were hard to deal with. It is also advised for patients who were heavy substance users, those using for a long time, or those who were using substances that are hard to stop.

How Long is Detox?

There is no set time on how long detox will take, as it will last until the drugs have completely left the system, which can be anywhere from three days to close to a month. The length of time spent in detox will be determined by:

  • How long the drug use went on.
  • The type of drug or drugs that were used.
  • How well the patient’s body processes and removes the substances.
  • How much was used by the patient on a daily basis.

Three-Step Rehab Verification

In order for a drug rehab to be listed in our directory, it must pass our 3-step verification. We try to ensure that this data is accurate and updated. We strongly advise you to contact us at if you see any information that is invalid or no longer accurate.


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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