Rehab for NFL Alumni & Their Families

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The stigma of addiction is hard to overcome and has become a large barrier to finding the treatment that people need. Addiction affects people of all walks of life, including professional athletes and their families. No one understands the struggles professional athletes face better than Derek Price, the former CEO of Desert Hope Treatment Center and a former tight end for the Detroit Lions. That’s why American Addiction Centers partnered with the NFL Alumni Association to provide discrete addiction treatment to NFL Alumni and their family members.

Call us today at There an admissions advisor can confidentially discuss your treatment options, the NFL Alumni Scholarship to help with the price of treatment, or verify your insurance coverage over the phone.

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Learn More About the Cost of Rehab & Insurance Coverage

The cost of rehab should not be a barrier to treatment. Find out instantly if your insurance provider may be able to cover all or part of the cost of treatment.

Learn More About The Stigma of Addiction Amongst Athletes

See our latest episode of Addiction Talk where past and present NFL players: Matthew Slater (New England Patriots), Patrick Venzke (Jacksonville Jaguars), Beasley Reece (Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers), and Derek Price (Detroit Lions), discuss the stigmas and difficulties professional athletes face in regard to addiction and finding treatment.

Not Sure If You’re Ready Yet?

Take our free, 5-minute substance abuse self-assessment below if you think you or someone you love might be struggling with substance abuse. The evaluation consists of 11 yes or no questions that are intended to be used as an informational tool to assess the severity and probability of a substance use disorder. The test is free, confidential, and no personal information is needed to receive the result.


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