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The basics of rehab

The rehabilitation process for substance addictions may differ in some ways depending upon the specific addiction that needs to be treated, but the basics of rehab treatment for any addiction are the same. They consist of:

  • Medical support
  • Therapy and counseling
  • Peer support
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American Addiction Centers

American Addiction Centers is dedicated to supporting individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction on their journey to recovery. We offer our national directory and library of resources to you and your loved ones so you can find the path that best suits your needs.

Treatment program lengths

7 Days

Short-term stay

A short-term stay typically involves five to seven days of detoxification and stabilization.

30 Days

Average stay

The length of stay for each patient is determined by the treatment he or she needs to undergo to reach recovery.

90 Days

Long-term stay

For long-term sobriety and recovery, medical experts recommend a minimum treatment course of 90 days.

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American Addiction Centers is dedicated to supporting individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Our Admissions Navigators are available 24/7.