Is Drug Rehab Necessary? Minden LA

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.

Jefferson Parish Human Servs Authority
(504) 349-8708
5001 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital
(337) 531-3922
1585 3rd Street
Fort Polk, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient

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Buckhalter Recovery Center
(318) 222-1767
527 Crockett Street
Shreveport, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Center for Behavioral Health
(318) 425-3400
1303 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health
(504) 412-3700
1601 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Horsemen''s Benevolent and Protective
(318) 222-8511
2000 Fairfield Avenue
Shreveport, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Center for Families Inc
(318) 222-0759
864 Olive Street
Shreveport, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Red River Addictions Complex
(318) 484-6888
242 West Shamrock Road
Pineville, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Alternative Outpatient Services
(337) 234-0830
128 Demanade Boulevard
Lafayette, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Baton Rouge Area
(225) 389-3325
1819 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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