Texas Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

The opioid epidemic regularly dominates the headlines these days, bringing the subject of addiction into focus more than ever before. Painkiller abuse is part of a full spectrum of drug and alcohol addiction, issues that continue to affect millions of Americans and their communities every day. Rehab treatment centers in Texas and across the nation offer a full range of treatment options to help those struggling with substance abuse get the care they need to get back on their feet.

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TX Substance Abuse Facts 

In several surveys conducted between 2014 and 2015, substance use and abuse was widely reported in the state of Texas, demonstrating a clear need for quality treatment:1–4

  • Among teenagers (ages 12–17), 6.9% had used marijuana in the past month.
  • And 10% of this demographic also reported past-month alcohol use.
  • For all Texans older than 12, 1.3 million of them—or 6%—had an alcohol use disorder; almost 600,000 of them were physically dependent on the substance.
  • A local paper reported that 1,186 Texans died of opioid-related deaths in 2015.
  • Nationwide, 15.7 million people older than 12 suffer from an alcohol addiction.
  • And 7.7 million Americans in the same age range have an illicit drug use disorder.

Getting Addiction Treatment Help

If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Texans suffering from a substance use disorder, the good news is that rehabilitation treatment can help you break free from your addiction. However, figuring out where to find providers or programs can be confusing and even overwhelming. Fortunately, you don’t have to go far to begin your search.

The directory listings on this page take you to reputable treatment providers in Texas and across the country. You can browse by state or city and learn more about the available treatment options and program amenities. You can also call to speak with a member of our rehab placement team at 1-888-744-0069Who Answers? to ask specific questions you may have and to connect with a treatment center.

Your family physician, therapist, or psychiatrist will likely have good recommendations for substance abuse rehab facilities and may be able to work in tandem with your rehab counselors to ensure continuity of care.

Many people know friends or family who have gone through drug or alcohol addiction treatment and gotten clean, and they are frequently a good resource for recommendations because they can share what it’s like from a patient’s perspective.

If you have health insurance, call your benefits coordinator and find out which clinicians and programs are covered in your insurance network. It’s a good idea to research facilities both in Texas and out of state—you may prefer to attend treatment in a setting that’s removed from your familiar environment.

Where Else Can I Find Help?

Even if you don’t know anyone who’s been through drug or alcohol treatment, and/or you don’t have insurance, there are many options to find treatment and to help you pay for it.

Texas provides substance abuse rehabilitation via Medicaid for those who meet qualifying criteria—primarily for low-income residents.

Local organizations frequently help residents find appropriate treatment, and many will even help you pay for it, if you demonstrate a need. Churches, nonprofits, and charitable organizations sometimes have funds dedicated to substance abuse treatment scholarships or grants. Call some of the organizations near you to find out what resources are offered.

Many addiction treatment centers are flexible when it comes to financing. They may offer sliding scale options based on income, or help you work out a payment plan that fits within your budget. Some even offer their own partial or full scholarships to those who qualify.

There are many ways for you to find the treatment you need—start searching today.

Resources in Texas

  1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2017). Behavioral Health Barometer: Texas.
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). State Estimates of Substance Abuse: Texas.
  3. The Texas Tribune. (2017). Amid opioid epidemic, Texas joins multistate investigation into drugmakers’ role.
  4. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
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