Identify & Find Treatment Options

Realizing that your teen or young adult child needs help for his or her substance use can be scary and overwhelming. We’ll help you learn how to find and advocate for the best possible addiction treatment.

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What are the Treatment Options?

Before making any decisions about substance use and addiction treatment for your child, take time to understand the options available.

Navigating the Addiction Treatment System

Figuring out the type of care needed, getting your loved one into a program and getting it covered by insurance aren’t easy. Get the full picture.

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

The use of medicine like Vivitrol, Suboxone or Methadone is an evidence-based approach to overcoming addiction and maintaining long-term recovery.

What to Look for – and What to Avoid – When Searching for a Treatment Program

Unethical addiction treatment is unfortunately abundant. Learn to discern quality, clinical treatment from providers operating without your child’s best interest at heart.

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What if I have no insurance?

Finding low cost or free treatment for your son or daughter’s drug or alcohol addiction is possible. Learn what steps you can take.

Finding A Treatment Provider

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) maintains and manages the most comprehensive searchable database of treatment providers across the country. Before using this tool it’s helpful to have already done your homework on the types of treatment available so that you can target your search most effectively.

Reverse An Overdose with Naloxone (Narcan)

In the event of an opioid overdose (including heroin and prescribed pain medications), naloxone can reverse and overdose and save a life.

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