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Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Kentucky

Where Can I Find Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers in Kentucky?

If you are struggling with alcoholism, it is a very difficult problem to face alone. Seeking the help of others is an important step in overcoming addiction, and there are facilities near you that can help. There are 359 substance abuse treatment centers in Kentucky, and 233 of them will treat patients who are struggling with alcohol alone.1

Louisville kentuckyDifferent facilities offer different levels of care based on the level of physical addiction, with 318 outpatient, 55 residential, and 16 hospital impatient facilities throughout the state.1

Within the American Addiction Centers network, the nearest location is Oxford Treatment Center. This residential program is located in the calm rolling hills of North Mississippi and offers a safe and caring environment. Treatment plans are individualized to the patient with multiple doctor and therapist visits each week. To keep patients safe and comfortable, medical staff is available at all hours of the day.

A combination of traditional and novel approaches are used at the facility including holistic and alternative therapies to supplement more conventional evidence based techniques. Some amenities included are a labyrinth, gym, frisbee golf, golf, sand volleyball court, and an on-site ropes course.

You can look for other programs in Kentucky using the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) list for rehabilitation facilities, which you can find here.

Where Can I Find Medical Detox Centers in Kentucky?

Throughout Kentucky there are 186 non-profit, 167 for-profit, and 6 local, state, and federal government treatment facilities.1 Depending on how strong your physical addiction, your reaction to ceasing alcohol consumption can range from mild to severe. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can include irritability, anxiety, agitation, high blood pressure, raised heart rate, seizures, and delirium tremens and they can be fatal.2

Because of the health risks and the intense desire to drink to alleviate symptoms, undergoing withdrawals alone can be dangerous and ineffective. In a medical detox center health and safety complications are mitigated by medical professionals who help minimize the symptoms. Under medical detox, physicians are available at all hours to treat withdrawal symptoms while patients bodies process and eliminate alcohol from their systems.3

You can find detox facilities throughout Kentucky by searching the SAMHSA directory here.

Does My Insurance Cover Treatment in Kentucky?

While many insurance plans cover addiction treatment, not all of them do. You will have to check with your provider to see what is covered and if it will be covered out of state. Some popular providers are:

Why Choose American Addiction Centers?

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is a nationwide network of substance abuse treatment facilities that offers an alumni support system, quality care, and a 90 day promise. The 90 day promise is used to hold facilities accountable by offering an extra 30 days of treatment to any patient who relapses within 90 days of completing treatment in an AAC facility.

The AAC alumni support system continues to offer additional support after completing treatment by offering fun gatherings and events as well as regularly checking in with previous patients to see how they are doing in their recovery.

State-Funded Insurance (i.e. Medicaid)

Medicaid is a federal government healthcare coverage program used by about 72 million Americans.4 The program is used by adults who have income too low to effectively afford healthcare and their children, in addition to people with certain types of disabilities and the elderly. While Medicaid is funded in part Federally, each state runs a separate Medicaid program.4

Even if you have been turned down for Medicaid in the past, you may qualify now, even if your circumstances are largely the same. When the Affordable Care Act was passed, the rules of admission were changed to allow more people into the program. While not all facilities accept it, 64.6 percent of the treatment centers in Kentucky, 232 in total, accept Medicaid.1

Check your eligibility here.

Kentucky Alcohol Use Statistics

  • There were 181 people killed in drunk driving accidents in 2017 in Kentucky, making up 23 percent of motor vehicle fatalities in the state.5
  • Each month in Kentucky there are roughly 805 binge drinking episodes.6
  • Each year there are about 183 cases of Alcohol Use Disorder in the state.6
  • Each year about 174 people in Kentucky need but do not get treatment in a substance abuse facility for alcohol use.6

Finding Alcohol Rehab in a Different State

If you or a loved one would prefer to attend alcohol rehab outside of Kentucky, there are many different options in states around the country and closer to you.

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