Once you realize that it’s time to find rehabilitation for either substance use or for issues of mental health, then it’s time to determine which facility will best suit your needs. Finding this “ideal” location is easier said than done, of course, and you may be more than a little stressed in trying to find the rehab center that is best suited for your needs.

Finding Your Ideal Rehab Center

Not every rehabilitation facility is created equally and so you have to do your due diligence in order to find the best one for yourself or for a loved one. There are a number of avenues that you could explore to find a place that will most effectively accommodate your situation, including recommendations from others, online reviews, and more.

If you choose to take to the internet in order to find a rehab center, then make sure that you’re very diligent in your search. There are a notoriously large number of fraudulent locations that advertise online, and though Google has been cracking down on these, some will still get through the cracks. If you are going to pick a potential facility from these listings, do what you can to ensure it’s a credible place with real reviews and a location that you recognize.

In listening to the recommendations of others (whether they be family, friends, or health professionals), make sure that they know what kinds of issues you are having and how extensive those issues are. It may be uncomfortable to talk about this with people (whether you’re close with them or not), but honesty will allow them to best assess your situation and then make suggestions that are the most helpful. You should also strive toward this kind of honesty if you enter into treatment and are speaking with a professional there for similar reasons: you want the kind of treatment plan that is tailored to you.

A big part of entering into rehabilitation that will work most effectively is to realize that it is a process, and often a long one. This isn’t something that will happen in a day, a week, a month, or sometimes, not even a year. Whether you need aid for mental health or addiction, it will take time for you to work through organized treatment. Beyond that, recovery is more of an ongoing experience than anything, so patience and hope are necessities to move on.

Something else of note is that you can’t, within your own mind, think of any rehab center as “the fix”… and, really, you shouldn’t think of anything as a “fix” at all. There is no magic cure that will lead you to an eternal sobriety. It seems almost silly to say this, but it’s important to remember so that you can face rehabilitation with a sense of realism and understanding.

There are more specific and tangible considerations, when it comes to finding a treatment center, such as cost, location, whether it’s covered by insurance, and much more. You also want to find a place that is “accredited” so that you know that they operate to a certain standard and have been inspected (and passed). Obviously, the process of finding this “ideal” location is fraught with complications, but the end result will be an experience that makes all the difference in the world.

If you want to find a rehab center that accepts most insurances and which is also accredited, then contact The Bergand Group. We offer recovery programs for yourself or for others or are seeking education materials about addictions. The Bergand Group is Maryland’s leading addiction treatment and recovery center and offers support for those struggling with addiction and mental health issues, including direction for those who may be denying an addiction.  We can help you to work through your addiction in a safe and healthy environment where everyone is committed to your care.

About The Bergand Group:

At The Bergand Group in Baltimore and Harford County, Maryland, our therapists have more than twenty years of experience in the mental health and addiction fields. Our focus is on providing comprehensive mental health care and appropriate care for addictive disorders. We offer both alcohol rehab and drug rehabilitation. If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol or substance addiction, there is help available. We also offer several other services, including family therapy and counseling. We can help. Contact us today.