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Arizona Rehabs for Drug & Alcohol Treatment

In Arizona, approximately 16.9% of the population used an illicit drug in the past year, which is slightly higher than the national average of 14.7%. It is believed that 10.2% of the population in Arizona has a substance use disorder, compared to 9% of the US population.1 If you or your loved one are among these Arizona residents who find themselves in need of treatment for addiction, you can find more information on this page about your options.

If you live in Arizona, your treatment options are not limited just to Arizona, as there are numerous rehab facilities nearby, including Laguna Treatment Hospital in Orange County, California, or Desert Hope in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both are a short drive from Arizona and can offer you excellent treatment for alcohol and drug disorders.

Where is Treatment Located in Arizona?

Located in the southwestern United States next to California, Arizona is home to over 7 million people,2 The state has more than 400 drug rehab centers for treating substance use disorders. Most of these rehab facilities are located in populous areas such as Phoenix and Tucson.3 Arizona section Laguna Treatment Hospital, although not in Arizona, is only a short drive from most areas of the state.

AAC’s Desert Hope Treatment Center is conveniently located 10 minutes from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, NV for all people struggling with substance use.

Desert Hope Treatment Center Spotlight
picture of Desert Hope in Nevada Desert Hope Treatment Center is a Joint Commission-accredited addiction treatment facility offering a medically supervised detox program, inpatient rehab center, outpatient care, and sober living residences. Located in Las Vegas, this rehab center offers a destination treatment center with comprehensive detox and inpatient rehab center programs to fit your personal needs.

Services offered include:

  • Individual and group therapies.
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT).
  • Co-occurring disorder mental health treatment.
  • Live-in rehabilitation.
  • Aftercare planning and access to our alumni network
  • Translation services (Spanish 24 hours a day & other languages with notice).

During the COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) pandemic AAC is available to answer questions about addiction and treatment options. Our Nevada facility, Desert Hope Treatment Center, is open and accepting patients and has medical experts and a caring staff who will stand by you on your journey to recovery.

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What is the Cost of Rehab in Arizona?

The majority of Arizona rehab centers accept private insurance or state-funded plans. Many also accept Medicare or Medicaid. Overall, approximately 69% of Arizona rehab centers accept private insurance.3 Many Arizona-based private insurance plans, such as Kaiser Permanente, United Healthcare, and others, are accepted at Laguna Treatment Hospital.

However, people with no insurance coverage have other ways to pay for drug rehab in Arizona. Around 86% of the state’s rehab centers accept self-payment, and some 53% will take sliding scale fees — meaning you pay what you can afford based on your income. Another 46% of Arizona facilities take state-funded insurance.3

The exact cost of Arizona drug addiction treatment varies from person to person depending on whether they require short term or long term rehab and the level of treatment they require.

Do Rehab Centers in Arizona Treat Alcohol and Drug Addiction?

Rehab centers can and do treat addiction to many different substances, including various drugs and alcohol. In Arizona, the abuse of prescription drugs is higher than the national average,1 and Arizona statistics show that over 1,100 people died in 2018 of an opioid overdose, with deaths from synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl, doubling from the prior year.4 Methamphetamine has been declared the biggest concern for substance use in Arizona; around 40% of all people seeking treatment at some rehab programs test positive for methamphetamine.5

While there may be some Arizona rehab programs that focus on one type of addiction, this is usually not the case. Most programs treat whatever substance abuse is presented by their clients.

Other Ways to Get Help and Arizona Rehab Resources

If you are looking for other resources for treatment in Arizona, the following links may be helpful:

Common Arizona Rehab and Addiction Statistics

  • The state has 407 rehab programs with 340 outpatient programs.3
  • Methamphetamine is the most commonly cited illicit substance noted for treatment admissions, followed by marijuana.7
  • Alcohol is the most common primary substance among treatment participants.7

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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.

Arizona Rehabs Frequently Asked Questions


  1. SAMHSA. (2012). The NSDUH report. Substance use and mental disorders in the Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale MSA.
  2. S. (2019). Population Change and Rankings: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019.
  3. SAMHSA. (2018). National survey of substance abuse treatment services.
  4. NIDA. (2020). Arizona: Opioid related deaths and related harms.
  5. Arizona Substance Abuse Partnership. Methamphetamine.
  6. SAMHSA. (2012). National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
  7. SAMHSA. (2015). Treatment episode data set.2005-2015.
  8. (2021). Specialty courts.
  9. PBS (2021). Arizona launches legal marijuana sales with dozens of licenses for dispensaries.
  10. Findlaw. (2021). Arizona marijuana laws.
  11. NIDA. (2018). Evidence based approaches to addiction treatment.
  12. NIDA. (2018). Comorbidity. Substance use disorders and other mental illness drugfacts.
Last Updated on June 16, 2021
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