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Alabama Treatment Centers

Treatment-Centers.net has a comprehensive database of drug treatment centers located in Alabama. Our facility locator and Find Treatment Centers Near Me functionality enables individuals and families to easily locate rehab programs, as well as find ratings and reviews of the treatment centers listed.

Alabama Addiction Statistics

The state of Alabama currently ranks number one in prescription narcotics use.  Most of these drugs were obtained through legal prescriptions.  According to the State Health Officer, 44 percent of overdose deaths in 2016 were attributed to prescription drugs such as fentanyl, oxycodone, and morphine. 

Alabama’s location in the southeastern region of the US puts the state in the path of drug traffic coming from Mexico, Florida, Atlanta, Miami and the Caribbean.  Most of the heroin in Alabama comes from Jamaica and New York. DTO’s (Drug Trafficking Organizations) have established regional distribution networks in Alabama. The bulk of drugs shipped through the state include cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine. Outlaw motorcycle gangs have extensive distribution networks statewide. These gangs supply a significant portion of the methamphetamine in the state.  Also, local clandestine meth labs are on the rise.

Statistics from the CDC reveal the scope of addiction problems in Alabama today:

  • Fatal opioid overdoses more than doubled from 155 in 2011 to 324 in 2016.
  • Total drug overdose deaths totalled 736 in 2015. Of these deaths, 38% were opioid-related.
  • In 3 counties alone, more than 200 opioid prescriptions were written for every 100 people.
  • In 42 counties, over 112 opioid prescriptions were written for every 100 people.
  • Meth abuse has surpassed cocaine abuse statewide.
  • MDMA, LSD, GHB, and Ketamine abuse and overdoses have increased dramatically.
  • Opioid overdoses have surpassed HIV deaths in the state.
  • Oxycontin is the number one pharmaceutical drug of abuse in Alabama.
  • In 2015, doctors wrote 1.2 opioid prescriptions per person, which is the highest rate for any state nationwide.
  • Alcohol abuse among people 12 years or older rose to 6.1%. Of those, 5.7% did not enter a treatment center.
  • More than 24.4% of people aged 12-20 years old reported using alcohol during the past month. Among those, 15.0% admitted to binge drinking.
  • Among people aged 12 years and older, 8.0% used marijuana during the past year.
  • Non-medical use of prescription painkillers ranks at 5.6% of people aged 12 or older.
  • As many as 3.0% of people over the age of 12 are dependent on illicit drugs.
  • Only 2.5% of people received treatment for their drug abuse.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey had this to say about the addiction problems in her state:

“Opioid addiction is a major problem in Alabama. We are a top prescribing state with hundreds of deaths each year from overdoses. It’s a serious situation that all citizens need to be aware of and help us with. We must find ways to curtail this crisis in Alabama. I look forward to reviewing the council’s recommendations for strategies to reduce the number of deaths and other effects caused by opioid misuse in our state.”

Governor Ivey has also announced a grant that provides 1,200 doses of Naloxone for use by first responders statewide.  Also, on August 8, 2017, the governor signed an Executive Order that establishes the “Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council”. This organization will implement strategies to address the overdose crisis in this state.

The drug monitoring program in Alabama is one approach to drug control and prevention in the state. Each week, information is available through this program that lists all controlled substances prescribed for a specific patient.  When a patient has gone to six or more doctors or pharmacists in a thirty day period, the Health Department contacts every pharmacy and doctor on the list. This is an excellent way to crack down on doctor-shopping. For that reason, the major retail establishments that dispense prescription drugs have asked all physicians to sign up for this program.

Some of the other prevention and education programs in Alabama include, but are not limited to, the following:

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Treatment Approaches United States Alabama
Substance abuse counseling approach 98.3% 99.2%
Relapse prevention 95.4% 97.5%
Cognitive behavioral therapy 92.7% 93.3%
Motivational interviewing 91.5% 93.3%
Anger management 81.6% 89.1%
Brief intervention approach 80.8% 79.8%
Trauma-related counseling 77.3% 68.9%
12-step facilitation approach 74.0% 88.2%
Contingency management motivational incentive 54.9% 61.3%
Dialectical behavioral therapy 51.8% 49.6%
Rational emotive behavioral therapy 46.2% 67.2%
Martix Model 43.3% 52.9%
Community reinforcement plus vouchers 12.4% 10.1%

Payment/Insurance Accepted United States Alabama
Cash or self-payment 89.9% 93.3%
Private health insurance 68.4% 62.2%
Medicaid 68.4% 59.7%
Federal or any government funding for substance abuse programs 52.1% 57.1%
State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid 46.7% 31.9%
Medicare 33.1% 22.7%
Military insurance e.g. TRICARE 32.3% 37.0%
Access to recovery ATR voucher 9.7% 0.0%
IHS Tribal Urban ITU funds 6.7% 0.8%
No payment accepted 2.8% 4.2%

Our addiction resources are aggregated from national databases that exist to help individuals and families find relevant rehabilitation options in their communities.

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Rehab Programs in Alabama (AL)

3232 Lay Springs Road, Gadsden, AL 35904

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31214 Coleman Lane, Spanish Fort, AL 36527

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200 Cherry Street, Troy, AL 36081

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1508 Bunt Drive, Pell City, AL 35125

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510 South Wilson Avenue, Mobile, AL 36610

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114 Adris Place, Dothan, AL 36303

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703 Medical Center Parkway, Boaz, AL 35957

Bradford Health Services is probably the most common and the most respected approach through drug and alcohol addiction that there is in Alabama.  There are dozens of branches of Bradford
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300 Century Park South Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35226

The Bradford Health Services rehab program in Birmingham is just one of many addiction treatment centers in the United States with the name Bradford Health Services.  This particular branch at
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Building 4100 Goss Road, Huntsville, AL 35898-5000

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88217 Highway 9, Lineville, AL 36266

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722 Downtowner Loop West, Mobile, AL 36609

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6001 12th Avenue East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

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2209 9th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

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386 Saint Lukes Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117

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301 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, AL 36362

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2701 Jefferson Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse also goes by the name of the Treatment Centers Inc/Pearson Hall.  The Alcohol and Drug Abuse rehab center in Birmingham, Alabama is very helpful and
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1011 South Railroad Street, Phenix City, AL 36867

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402 Arnold Street NE Suite 104, Cullman, AL 35055

Another name for this branch of the Bridge Inc treatment program is the Recovery Center for Teens/Cullman.  This rehab center specializes in helping teens, adolescents, and young adults.  This treatment
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22165 U.S. Highway 431, Guntersville, AL 35976

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54 Wheeler Hills Road, Rogersville, AL 35652

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