If you or a loved one has an alcohol problem, you might be worried about alcohol treatment cost. Although treatment for addiction to alcohol can be expensive, don’t let financial concerns stop you from getting the help you need. Consider calling us. This toll-free helpline can help you find the right treatment for you at a price you can afford.

Cost of Alcohol Rehab

Inpatient rehabilitation services are a popular option for addicts seeking treatment. Rehab centers require addicts to live at the center while getting group or individual therapy. Some rehab centers can be expensive. Some intensive rehab centers can cost up to $12,000 per month, although most centers are slightly lower in price. Most admissions to rehab centers cost $3,840 in addition to the monthly cost of treatment, room and board. If you’re interested in inpatient care but can’t afford the high price tag, there are several options available to you.

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 What If I Can’t Afford the Costs of Alcohol Rehab?

If you can’t afford to attend an inpatient rehab program even with discounts and insurance, you might have to look at other treatment options. Outpatient therapy is another way to get help with alcohol addiction. This type of treatment allows you to live at home and visit the treatment center for therapy sessions to help you stop drinking and to handle painful feelings that may be underneath the addiction. You can usually pay for therapy on a per session basis.

Therapy sessions usually cost between $75 and $150 per session, depending on where you go. Some therapists may offer you a discount if you pay for a block of sessions in advance.  The Department of Social Services may be able to refer you to a low-cost therapist if regular therapy prices are beyond your means.

If you can’t afford therapy at all, consider attending 12-step group meetings such as Alcoholics Anonymous. These meetings are free and open to the public, although some meeting leaders encourage members to donate whatever they can afford to keep the meeting running. 12-step groups offer support to alcoholics who are struggling with drinking as well as to those who have been sober for a long time.  Many rehab programs encourage addicts to seek support from Alcoholics Anonymous in addition to other treatments, so it makes sense to seek this particular treatment on your own if your finances don’t allow you to seek help elsewhere.

Regardless of your financial situation, alcohol treatment cost doesn’t have to stop you from getting help. Call us so you can find an affordable therapist or rehab program.

Find Out If Your Insurance Covers Rehab

American Addiction Centers can improve treatment outcomes for those in recovery for alcohol use disorder. Find out if you or your loved one’s insurance covers treatment at an American Addiction Centers facility by filling out the form below: