Is Drug Rehab Necessary? Washington DC

Drug rehab may not be necessary for everyone. Some people may temporarily turn to drugs or alcohol during a difficult time in their life, but then are able to quit when things stabilize. Others may use drugs for recreational purposes and it doesn’t interfere with their life or livelihood. For those who find that they can’t go without taking drugs, experience withdrawal effects in the absence of drugs, and neglect personal and professional responsibilities when using drugs, drug rehab is necessary.

Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Hillcrest Children''s Center
(202) 232-6100
1325 W Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Mental Health Substance Abuse Program
(202) 462-4788x241
2831 15th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Model Treatment Program
(202) 727-6916
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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DOH/Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-3773
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Samaritan Inns
(202) 667-8831
2523 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Second Genesis Inc
(202) 222-0120
1320 Harvard Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Is Drug Rehab Necessary?

Drug rehab may not be necessary for everyone. Some people may temporarily turn to drugs or alcohol during a difficult time in their life, but then are able to quit when things stabilize. Others may use drugs for recreational purposes and it doesn’t interfere with their life or livelihood. For those who find that they can’t go without taking drugs, experience withdrawal effects in the absence of drugs, and neglect personal and professional responsibilities when using drugs, drug rehab is necessary.

Is Drug Rehab Necessary for You?

You may be the one qualified to answer this question but generally it’s loved ones who let you know when drug rehab is necessary. This is because most people struggling with drug addiction are the last to admit it. Every once in a while there’s a moment of clarity when the realization that this is no way to live sets in, but then denial returns. Drug rehab is necessary for you (or a loved one) when it has interfered with the quality of your relationships, job, health and responsibilities. Loss of interest in any of these areas as well as failure to take care of yourself and your personal appearance is a sign that you are in the grip of drug addiction and need help.

Drug rehab is necessary for you if you experience withdrawal symptoms in the absence of taking the drugs your body has become accustomed to. The inability to function without a drug in your system coupled with cravings and withdrawal symptoms is a positive indicator that you need pr...

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