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Inpatient Rehab for Alcoholism & Drug Abuse

Inpatient Addiction Treatment in MA & RI
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About Inpatient Addiction Treatment At AdCare

At AdCare Treatment Centers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab begins with a comprehensive evaluation of each patient’s individual situation and needs. This includes assessing the level of addiction, determining if there are any underlying medical or psychological conditions to be addressed, and developing a personal addiction treatment plan.

What Is Inpatient Addiction Treatment?

What Is Inpatient Addiction Treatment?

is a form of intensive addiction treatment that allows for safe, stable housing with all-day programming and medical and addiction specialists available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Unlike AdCare’s outpatient addiction treatment options in New England, which are more flexible and counseling-based, our inpatient addiction treatment in Massachusetts and our inpatient rehab in Rhode Island treat alcohol and drug addiction in a more structured, residential rehabilitation environment. Some participants may need to complete our medical detox program before starting the rehabilitation phase.

Inpatient addiction treatment programs may include individual, group, and family therapy, case management services, support groups, and .1 The addiction treatment services rendered vary and are determined by factors specific to the individual and treatment facility. At our inpatient drug and alcohol rehab facilities in New England, you can expect:

  • 5–7 hours of group therapy per day.
  • Health and wellness groups led by nurses and licensed medical staff.
  • Educational groups led by addiction specialists.
  • Process and focus support groups.
  • Relapse prevention services.
  • Meetings that follow the 12-Step model.
  • Counselors trained in and
  • Individual therapy at least once a week, usually more.
  • Family integration, including a family day and monthly family groups (in-person availability is subject to change due to COVID-19; family services may be via telehealth).
  • Treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders.

AdCare’s residential addiction treatment facilities throughout New England provide family-style cooking, comfort food, and Sunday brunch, as well as a large dinner on Sunday evenings. Coffee, snacks, and juice are always available, and a nutritionist is on staff to help with meal planning.

Patients at our inpatient rehab facilities can expect semi-private rooms, private baths, a fully equipped gym, and many other amenities. Recreational activities include:

  • Art
  • Acupuncture
  • Basketball
  • Music
  • Ping-pong
  • And more.

AdCare’s two residential addiction treatment locations also offer crisis stabilization, designated for patients with both addiction and serious psychiatric symptoms that require immediate care. Staff performs a psychiatric evaluation of the patient and determines what medications or therapies are needed to manage symptoms.

How Long Do You Stay in Inpatient Rehab for Addiction?

The length of inpatient rehab differs from person to person and can include:

Someone’s recommended stay in residential care depends on variables, such as age, type of substance(s) used, extent of addiction, and underlying mental or physical health conditions.

While any amount of professional addiction rehab may be beneficial and jumpstart a person’s recovery, studies show that staying in treatment for enough time is crucial to a person’s recovery and that, very often, people need at least 90 days to stop their substance use.2 At AdCare, we offer a full continuum rehab of care to keep you supported and engaged in your recovery after inpatient rehab.

What Happens After Inpatient Rehab?

Inpatient treatment is just one step in the recovery process. At our Massachusetts and Rhode Island inpatient addiction treatment facilities, we understand the importance of continued care after residential rehab ends, which is why our rehab aftercare planning starts on Day 1. Upon admission to one of our residential rehab facilities, each patient meets with our skilled clinicians and is assigned a case manager; this team works together to develop a treatment and follow-up plan tailored to the patient’s individual needs.

While inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is considered the most intensive form of addiction treatment, there are less intensive options as a person progresses along the continuum of care, including outpatient services.  These include:

AdCare is uniquely equipped to help program graduates continue their recovery with aftercare plans and alumni connections. Additionally, case managers can arrange appointments for every patient with their primary care doctor, who can help manage follow-up and aftercare.

What to Expect: Inpatient Rehab Daily Schedule

What to Expect: Inpatient Rehab Daily Schedule

Average Daily Schedule at Inpatient Rehab
7:00 am
Wake up
8:00 am
9:00 am
Group (75 minutes)
11:00 am
Group (75 minutes)
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Group (75 minutes)
3:00 pm
Group (75 minutes)
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
Group (75 minutes)
9:00 pm
Personal time*
11:00 pm
Lights out

In order to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment, and to protect the privacy of our patients, the use of cell phones and other electronic devices may be restricted during certain levels of care and treatment times. To learn more, please visit our our cell phone and electronics use policy page.

Does Health Insurance Cover Inpatient Addiction Rehab?

Does Health Insurance Cover Inpatient Addiction Rehab?

Yes, most health insurance plans cover some form of inpatient addiction treatment in the New England area and throughout the United States. This is due, in part, to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and federal parity laws. The ACA is a form of insurance reform that expanded insurance coverage to include substance abuse treatment, deeming it an “essential benefit” on par with other types of routine medical care.3

Keep in mind that each health insurance plan is different, and insurance coverage for substance abuse treatment varies. You should check with your insurance carrier to determine the scope of your addiction treatment benefits in the New England region.

AdCare is in-network with many major insurers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, including:

Our MA inpatient facility, AdCare Hospital, also accepts Medicare and Medicaid.

To quickly find out whether we accept your specific insurance, fill out this confidential . We’ll email you right back with important details about your benefits and next steps.

How to Pay for Inpatient Addiction Treatment Without Insurance

If you don’t have health insurance or your plan doesn’t cover the entire cost of inpatient addiction treatment in New England, there are other ways to pay for rehab.

Depending on where you live, grants may be available to you to help offset the cost of rehab. You may also qualify for scholarships or other financial assistance plans.

Contact us at for more information. Our admissions navigators are available around the clock to answer any payment- or insurance-related questions and help you begin the rehab admissions process.

Why Choose AdCare for Inpatient Addiction Treatment?

Why Choose AdCare for Inpatient Addiction Treatment?

AdCare is New England’s most comprehensive addiction treatment provider, and has been a trusted resource for more than 45 years.

Our vast network of drug and alcohol rehab facilities in New England has:

  • 2 state-of-the-art inpatient addiction treatment locations (1 in Rhode Island and 1 in Massachusetts). Both of our residential drug and alcohol rehab facilities offer medical detox and inpatient rehab.
  • 7 outpatient rehab locations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts that provide intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization services, as well as individual, group, and family counseling.

Our specialized curriculum includes rehab programs for veterans and first responders and criminal justice services (adult education, vocational and life skills training, and re-entry services).

We also offer transportation to treatment within a 3-hour radius.

The American Addiction Centers Advantage

One benefit of choosing AdCare Treatment Centers is its association with American Addiction Centers (AAC), the largest system of rehab facilities in the U.S. AAC has treatment centers in New Jersey, Mississippi, Florida, Texas, Nevada, and California, where AdCare participants may continue their care if it’s more convenient.

AAC also stands by its programs with a 90-day brand promise, guaranteeing that if a person successfully completes 90 consecutive days of treatment at an AAC facility and later suffers a relapse, they can return for free for an additional 30 days.

Don’t wait to start treatment. Addiction doesn’t have to control your life any longer. Let one of AdCare’s quality treatment centers help you take the first step toward recovery today.

Quality Treatment, Tailored to You

At AdCare, New England's premier drug treatment center, we offer multiple levels of services to help those battling addiction find hope and recovery. If inpatient treatment doesn’t sound like the right fit, one of our other programs might be a better choice to meet your needs.
  • Start the Admissions Process

    Our admissions navigators are available around the clock to answer questions, navigate health insurance coverage for rehab, and get you admitted to the ideal addiction treatment program—customized just for you. Contact us at today.

  • Begin With Detox

    Medical detox is available at both AdCare Treatment Hospital in Massachusetts and AdCare Rhode Island. For many, this is the first step on the recovery journey—and a necessary one—in order to prepare for comprehensive treatment.

  • Opt for Outpatient Care

    With 7 different locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, our outpatient programs range in intensity and provide more flexibility than inpatient or residential rehab.

  • Know You’re Never Alone

    Through aftercare planning, our staff works with each patient before they leave our program to ensure they have the tools and community to sustain sobriety.

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