Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in Minnesota
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Drug abuse has been a growing problem in Minnesota. The state has struggled with opioid abuse, as overdose deaths have increased by more than 500% in the past 15 years. During that period, the number of people who died from prescription painkiller overdose was five times that of heroin overdose.
Minnesota—Saving Lives through Treatment and Harm Reduction
To stem the tide of overdose deaths, Minnesota has adopted progressive harm reduction strategies. The state provides Narcan training and distribution programs, as well as access to clean syringes for intravenous drug users. Minnesota law enforcement has also set up locations where citizens can drop off their unused prescription drugs to prevent them being diverted to the street.
Treatment facilities across the state are working to save lives from opioid dependence and substance abuse. There’s a wide variety of options that can meet the needs of you or your loved one, and we can help you find the right one. Call us today: 1-866-317-7050.
- Nearly 400,000 people in Minnesota are dependent upon or abusing drugs and/or alcohol each year.
- Among people who need treatment for alcohol abuse, only around 7% receive it
- Among people who need treatment for drug abuse, only 15% receive it.
- In 2015, treatment admissions most commonly reported alcohol as the primary substance of abuse, followed by amphetamines, and then marijuana.
- Just in the course of 2015, there were 572 overdose deaths in Minnesota.
Recovering in Minnesota
There are more than 350 treatment facilities in Minnesota, so it’s important to do your research about the services offered. Most are outpatient facilities, but the state has a higher proportion of inpatient (or residential) treatment facilities than most. At a residential facility, clients are safely separated from potential threats to their sobriety, which can be critical for people battling opioid dependence.
In the treatment field, it’s well-understood that addiction can come with underlying conditions—most commonly, mental illness. Dual diagnosis facilities are designed to help in these situations, by offering mental health services alongside substance abuse treatment. There’s a smaller selection of these rehabs in Minnesota, so be sure to ask about which services are offered if you’re interested in dual diagnosis treatment.
Almost all facilities in Minnesota will accept cash or self-payment, but the insurance plans that they accept will always vary. For clients who can’t afford treatment, about 1 in 4 facilities will offer treatment at no charge. The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has more information about qualifying for financial help.
You can expect to find some standard services offered at Minnesota rehabs:
- Substance screenings and diagnosis
- 12-step work and connection with local support groups
- Individual, group, and family counseling sessions
- Relapse-prevention training and motivational interviewing
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Aftercare options, like sober living or case management services
Minnesota Organizations Fighting Addiction
- The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) works to make the state’s substance abuse services more effective. The DHS supports evidence-based practices and continuously monitors treatment outcomes to inform changes in the future.
- Within the DHS, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) ensures that detox and treatment services are available statewide. The division works with partners and healthcare providers, offering them resources concerning state policies, data reports, and current trainings.
- The DHS also established the Minnesota Prevention Resource Center (MPRC), which provides resources about substance abuse to the public, develops community campaigns, facilitates trainings, and organizes recovery events throughout the state
- The Minnesota State Epidemiological Outcomes Workshop (SEOW) has a project called Substance Use in Minnesota (SUMN), which provides data across the state on consumption patterns, consequences of substance abuse, and factors that contribute to substance use disorders.
- Minnesota Recovery Connection (MRC) is a non-profit Recovery Community Organization (RCO) that seeks to strengthen Minnesota’s recovery communities through peer-to-peer support, public education, and advocacy.