Addiction affects millions of people, and it doesn’t discriminate. If it’s impacting your life or that of someone you love, you might feel as if you’ve failed somehow. In reality, however, addiction can happen to anyone and most people need help to recover from it. Professional treatment can make the difference in living with the ravages of substance abuse and living a fulfilling life without drugs or alcohol. It may even save a life. Begin searching for Louisiana programs here.
Louisiana Substance Abuse Facts
Substance abuse is prevalent in all parts of the United States, Louisiana included. Below are some statistics from 2015 concerning substance abuse among Louisiana residents aged 12 or older:1
Just over 12,000 people were in some type of substance abuse treatment program in a single day count in 2015, an increase from previous years.2 Considering the staggeringly large number of people who abuse drugs and alcohol, this one-day snapshot of those seeking treatment only represents a small portion of those who need addiction treatment help. Those who fail to seek help for substance abuse risk significant impairment in many areas of their lives including the development of significant mental and physical health problems.
Getting Addiction Treatment Help
If you are one of the thousands of people who struggle with addiction on a daily basis, it’s not too late to take this first step toward recovery. There are many different types of treatment programs in Louisiana, including inpatient, luxury, holistic, executive, faith-based, and outpatient. The kind of recovery program you enter all depends on your own personal preferences. You can research programs here, or if you’d like to speak to a treatment support representative directly, call our helpline at 1-888-744-0069 to learn more about your addiction treatment options.
If you have insurance, chances are you probably will receive at least partial coverage for your substance abuse treatment services. Calling your insurance company will ensure that you learn all of the details of your specific plan.
Where Else Can I Find Help?
If you have an addiction to drugs or alcohol and you don’t have insurance, there may be alternative means of funding addiction treatment services. There are several ways in which you can finance your substance abuse treatment, such as:
Other options for paying for rehab include taking out a personal loan or even asking for financial help from people who love you.
Resources in Louisiana
Every state is different as to what resources it offers and how people can find treatment. Below is a list of both national and Louisiana-specific hotlines and websites related to substance abuse and treatment: