Many South Dakota residents know firsthand the devastating effects that drug and alcohol addiction can have on a person’s life. From broken ties with family and loved ones to the risk of overdose or other serious health complications, the negative impact of substance abuse can be overwhelming. Rehab centers offer evidence-based therapies to help individuals overcome the influence of addiction and live a productive and healthy life in sobriety.
SD Substance Abuse Facts
Drug and alcohol abuse continues to spread throughout our country, from large cities to small towns and everywhere in between. No state is immune from the problems substance abuse disorders create in families and in communities, including South Dakota.
In government surveys conducted between 2014 and 2015, patterns of drug and alcohol abuse were seen across all ages and demographics:1–3
Getting Addiction Treatment Help
When seeking help for a drug or alcohol abuse problem, it can feel overwhelming to know where to begin. Fortunately, you can search for treatment in South Dakota from this page’s directory listings. If you prefer to attend treatment outside your home town or state, you can also browse treatment listings across the country. Treatment consultants are also available to speak with by calling 1-888-744-0069 . They can provide you with options for treatment and answer questions you may have about how to get started.
For anyone with health insurance, a call to your benefits provider can point you in the right direction by giving you a list of substance abuse treatment providers and programs that your plan will pay for.
You may also consult with a trusted physician, therapist, or psychiatrist for a recommendation for a local substance abuse treatment provider. Additionally, community health centers often have lists of qualified providers available to the public.
Where Else Can I Find Help?
Even if you don’t have insurance, there are still plenty of options available for you. South Dakota Medicaid provides coverage for substance abuse treatment services to those who meet certain income requirements.
And, though many people may not realize it, most treatment centers are very willing to work with you on payment options so you can receive the help you need. They often have sliding scale payments based on income or will allow you to make payments over an agreed-upon period of time. Also, some treatment centers offer partial or full scholarships to people who meet certain criteria.
Local churches, nonprofits, and charitable organizations frequently have benevolence funds or grants for those in need as well, and many partner with addiction treatment centers.
Resources in South Dakota