Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs

Get Help With Substance Abuse in the Phoenix Area

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In Arizona there are more than twenty drug and alcohol rehabilitation and addiction treatment centers. People looking for drug/alcohol rehab facilities in Phoenix have many choices to make, including location, type of program available, cost, and more.

About 90% of people with substance abuse problems go through outpatient alcohol and drug treatment services instead of entering a residential rehabilitation program.

Even though it has been shown that residential treatment is, overall, more effective and a drug-free rehabilitation approach is more effective, there is often a very significant commitment that must be made in order to be accepted into a drug rehab facility that impacts job, family, and social life.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in a survey of Maricopa County residents spanning years 2005 through 2010 who are age 12 and older, and average 16% used an illicit drug during the year. Illicit drugs, for the purpose of this study, include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used without a prescription. An average of 23% smoked cigarettes and, likewise, about 23% participated in binge alcohol.

The following organizations are not licensed facilities, but rather provide information, support, or preventive resources for people with drug and alcohol issues.

On pages two and three, you'll find information about actual treatment centers in the area.

Support and Information About Dealing with Substance Abuse

Arizona Department of Health Services
The Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Behavioral Health Services is the state agency in Arizona where residents may go to get information about behavioral health issues, such as drug, alcohol, and other substance abuse treatment.
Here you can find providers of assistance with drug and alcohol treatment, especially if you can't afford one of those expensive residential treatment centers.

Alcoholics Anonymous
"Maricopa County, Arizona is host to more than 500 Alcoholics Anonymous groups that hold more than 1500 meetings each week. SRI, one of four local Intergroups (see “Intergroup Membership”), operates a Central Office in cooperation with about 350 of those groups which are located primarily in Phoenix or Scottsdale." Although Alcoholics Anonymous is not a drug or alcohol rehab facility, many people find these support groups beneficial.

Wheel Council
"Our vision is to create programs that merge traditional cultural knowledge with scientific research to facilitate healthy life choices. Our mission is to prevent drug and alcohol use and other destructive behaviors in young people by combining storytelling, the arts, and cultural empowerment with scientific research." Phoenix.

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On the previous page I introduced you to the issues surrounding the need for alcohol and drug rehab and treatment centers in Arizona, and provided information about some places where information is available for people affected by drug and alcohol abuse.

These are alcohol and drug treatment programs that are available in Maricopa County (and close by). At the time they were added, each of these rehab facilities was licensed by the State of Arizona as a Behavioral Health Facility.

You can check here to see any recent enforcement actions (regulatory violations) against them. All of these treatment centers have physical facilities, not just toll-free hotlines. Both outpatient and residential treatment centers are included. At the websites you can learn about the treatment philosophy and programs offered. The quotations for each listing are from the official website of the rehab facility.

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facilities - Inpatient and Outpatient

A Sober Way Home
"We provide men and women safe, effective, intensive and expansive therapeutic drug rehab and alcoholism addiction treatment programs in a family-style residential setting that prepares them to remain clean and sober while embracing the benefit of a lifelong 12-Step commitment." Prescott.

Banner Health - Behavioral Health Centers
"Banner Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing safe, confidential and compassionate treatment.

Our professionals offer customized treatment plans to meet each patient's particular needs -- in the least restrictive therapeutic environment, and furnish specialized treatment for patients with co-existing psychiatric and chemical dependency problems." Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, and Glendale.

Dynamic Living Counseling Services
"Dynamic Living is a well-established state-licensed outpatient counseling agency specializing in DUI treatment, education, and screening." Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe.

East Valley Substance Abuse Center
"East Valley Substance Abuse Center has successfully served men and women whose dependency on alcohol and other drugs, has led to a lifestyle which has been destructive to their self-esteem, family relationships, employment, and/or legal status." Mesa.

The Meadows
"The Meadows is a multi-disorder facility specializing in the treatment of trauma and addictions. The Meadows' clinical experts reach beyond single-level treatment of addictions, behavioral disorders and psychological conditions to diagnose and treat the underlying problems." Wickenburg.

Native American Connections
"Native American Connections was founded in 1972 by Indian elders to provide a drug free safe haven with support services....Native American Connections serves the urban Indian population and tribal communities from throughout the Southwest." Phoenix.

The River Source
"Since 2003, The River Source has been a leader in naturopathic drug and alcohol treatment. Our pioneering, holistic 12-step approach to building a healthy mind, body and spirit has helped thousands of clients around the world achieve happiness in lives of recovery. " Mesa and Casa Grande.

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On the previous page I listed seven organizations in Maricopa County where treatment is available for people affected by drug and/or alcohol abuse. Here are several more.

Scottsdale Treatment Institute
"It does not matter what brought you through our doors. We know that alcohol or drugs has caused problems. We want to be part of a solution so we treat our patients and clients with respect and dignity and foremost confidentiality....We offer cognitive behavioral, Medical Model with dual disorders, disease model, psychotherapy (talk therapy) and self-help." Scottsdale.

Southwest Behavioral Health Services
"Southwest Behavioral Health Services encompasses over 40 sites throughout Maricopa County and several sites in Payson, AZ....Our agency employs over 400 full-time staff with an additional workforce available from part-time positions and contracts." Phoenix.

St Luke's Behavioral Health Center
"We maintain a holistic approach to treatment that addresses each person's physiological, psychological, spiritual, and social needs. Specifically, individualized treatment plans are developed through a collaborative effort between each patient and our caring professionals. We believe this improves each patient's ability to obtain and maintain an optimum level of wellness and reduces the need for future re-entries for acute level hospitalization." Phoenix.

The Sundance Center
"Sundance is a drug treatment facility that offers a holistic and serene path to freedom from addictions....The Sundance Center is a secure, accepting, and welcoming drug treatment facility in which individuals are encouraged to risk, trust, feel and share.

Each resident will go on a voyage of self-realization, and it is our objective to make that realization be one of liberty and accomplishment." Scottsdale.

Valle Del Sol
"As one of the largest Hispanic behavioral health and social service organizations in Maricopa County, Valle del Sol's culturally diverse, bilingual staff provide a wide range of programs and services for the entire family." Phoenix.

Valley Hope Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers
"The Valley Hope Association is a nationally recognized, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality alcohol and drug addiction treatment services at an affordable price." Phoenix, Tempe, and Chandler.

Women in New Recovery
"WINR now has 170 beds at several locations in Mesa and Prescott, Arizona including campuses of bungalows and family-style community units. WINR's program builds on initial sobriety – with professional help and peer support, practice and time – so as to ensure long-term sobriety." Mesa.

To find out if a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility is licensed by the State of Arizona, you can check here.

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