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Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Rhode Island: Finding Rehab in RI

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Rhode Island rehabs and drug detox centers provide the perfect environment for those seeking to begin their journey to recovery. If you or a loved one is ready to find an alcohol or drug rehab program in Rhode Island, let American Addiction Centers (AAC) help you choose the best rehab for your personalized needs and situation.
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Where treatment is located in Rhode Island
Outpatient services in Rhode Island
Substance use disorders treated in Rhode Island
Using insurance to pay for treatment in the state

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Where is Addiction Treatment Located in Rhode Island?

Choosing the right rehabilitation may mean finding a facility close to where you live, or getting away from potential triggers and stressors and traveling a bit to get treatment.

There are 63 drug and alcohol treatment centers in Rhode Island.1 Of these, 18 are residential (non-hospital) facilities, 5 are inpatient hospitals, and 48 are centers providing outpatient services.1 Most rehab facilities in Rhode Island are centered around the state’s major cities, including Providence, Pawtucket, and Cranston. There are also a few treatment centers farther south in Newport and South Kingstown.2 However, you can find various treatment centers for drug and alcohol use throughout the entire state of Rhode Island—not just in its most populous areas. For example, AAC’s 4 AdCare Treatment Centers, which provide inpatient and outpatient care, are scattered throughout the state.

Outpatient Rehab in Rhode Island

The 48 outpatient rehab in Rhode Island offer a range of services, including:1

  • Detox.There are 18 facilities in the state providing supervised outpatient detox services. Detoxification allows the body to rid itself of the substance or substances safely and as comfortably as possible under the guidance of healthcare professionals.
  • Day treatment or partial hospitalization programs (PHPs). Of the 48 facilities, 4 facilities provide this level of care, which requires individuals to attend therapy and counseling sessions at the facility for 20 or more hours each week.
  • Intensive outpatient programs (IOPs). There are 22 facilities in Rhode Island offering IOPs, which provide between 9 and 19 hours of treatment at the facility each week.
  • Regular outpatient treatment. All of the 48 facilities providing outpatient care offer regular outpatient programs, which provide less than 9 hours of treatment at the facility each week.

There are 3 AdCare Rhode Island facilities providing various outpatient services—including detox, intensive outpatient (day and evening sessions), and regular outpatient care—depending on the facility. The goal of each of the programs is to help individuals maintain abstinence by teaching them coping skills to help them identify triggers, manage stressors, and prevent relapse. This is achieved through a combination of various behavioral interventions, early recovery groups, family counseling and support services, and individual and group counseling.

Can I Go to Drug Rehab in Rhode Island Without Insurance?

For those who do not have private insurance and cannot afford to pay for treatment out of pocket, there are also free rehabs and free drug detox centers in Rhode Island and many other states. Additionally, state programs like Medicaid and Medicare may be able to cover all or at least part of the cost of treatment for those who qualify. The cost of treatment should not deter you from seeking the help you need so call us at

Do Rehab Centers in Rhode Island Treat Alcohol and Drug Addiction?

Yes, Rhode Island alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers treat all forms of addiction, including drug and alcohol addiction. People in Rhode Island suffer from a wide range of addictions. Alcohol, opioids, cocaine, heroin, and marijuana were among the most common drugs misused by individuals entering Rhode Island rehabilitation centers in 2020.3

Some treatment centers in Rhode Island may focus on treating addiction to a certain substance like opioids, or cater their services toward a certain population, such as women. Most often, however, addiction treatment centers in Rhode Island treat a wide range of populations and addictions to various types of drugs. AdCare treats a range of substance use disorders; provides treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders such as depressions and anxiety; and offers specialized programs for Veterans, first responders, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Our Rhode Island programs tailor treatment to the individual patient. We use several treatments to help people work through their addictions, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and motivational interviewing (MI). Group therapy sessions include psychoeducation, wellness, the 12 steps, grief and loss, coping skills and triggers, mindfulness, and relapse prevention.

People who complete 90 consecutive days of inpatient treatment with AdCare are eligible for our 90-day brand promise, which entitles you to a complimentary 30 days of treatment if you relapse.

What is the Cost of Rehab in Rhode Island?

The cost of rehab in Rhode Island varies by treatment center, client, and service (or group of services). Most Rhode Island rehabs accept some form of private or state-funded insurance, and almost all accept private payments. Overall, 87.3% of Rhode Island drug rehab programs accept private health insurance, while 77.8% accept state-financed health insurance (other than Medicaid, which is accepted at 84.1% of the treatment centers).1 Additionally, 84.1% accept private payments and 33.3% accept federal military insurance.1

Our various AdCare facilities accept many private insurance plans, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, TRICARE, and other Veterans Affairs-funded insurance plans, among others. If you don’t have insurance, 33.3% of facilities operate on a sliding fee scale to assist those with lower incomes. This means your cost is determined by your income.1 Additionally, 22.2% of facilities offer treatment at a low cost or no charge for those who don’t have the means to pay.1

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Rhode Island Rehab and Addiction Statistics

Some of these statistics include the following:4

  • In 2020, 3,761 individuals aged 12 or older entered treatment for alcohol misuse, 3,090 entered rehab for opioid misuse, and 2,631 entered for heroin use.
  • In 2020, 570 individuals aged 12 or older entered treatment for smoked cocaine; 686 went to rehab for marijuana misuse or addiction, 244 entered rehab for tranquilizer misuse, and 168 individuals sought treatment for methamphetamine use.
  • In 2010, Rhode Island rehab facilities admitted 10,416 individuals aged 12 or older for drug and/or alcohol treatment; in 2020, there were 13,781 admissions.

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