Alabama Drug Rehabs

For Alabama residents  trying to turn their life around and get sober from illicit and prescription drugs – The Cove Center for Recovery is aware that it is a big undertaking. That’s why you don’t want to make your rehab choice until you’ve pinpointed all your options and personal considerations such as the benefits of choosing an out-of-state option.


The Alabama Cove Center for Recovery provides a toll-free help line staffed at any time of day to answer these questions and others, such as personal or private insurance eligibility to allow you or a loved one to make the right choice in finding a treatment option for an Alabama resident.

How Long Does Recovering from Drug and Alcohol Addiction Take?

The length of recovery for an alcohol or drug dependence depends on the following factors:

  • The individual – What type of addiction he or she has
  • How severe the dependence is
  • Alabama treatments, like those in most other states, offer everything from short-term, thirty-day solutions up to 120-day and even longer-term alternatives

How Much Does a Rehab Treatment Center Cost and Is Insurance Accepted?

When determining the cost of rehab in Alabama, look at the expense as an investment in your health and well-being. If you wish to discuss your eligibility and the expense of treatment in Alabama, contact us toll-free to get quick financial answers and options to your questions.


Drug Detox in Alabama

Detoxification is often the first step in a drug addiction treatment program and should be followed by addiction treatment therapies. Behavioral-based therapy and/or a medication (if necessary) are available during Drug Detoxification. Detox alone with no follow-up is not an addiction treatment.

Drug Rehab Alabama / Drug Rehabilitation

  • Short-term and long-term drug rehabilitation
  • Residential addiction treatment programs
  • 12-step programs
  • Individual, family and group therapy are all drug addiction treatment programs available for residents
  • Marijuana Addiction Treatment / Marijuana Rehab
  • Alcohol Addiction Treatment Alabama / Alcohol Rehab
  • Alabama Court Ordered Addiction Treatment Program / Court Ordered Rehab
  • Residential Addiction Treatment Program, Residential Rehab
  • Drug Rehab Treatment Center Dual Diagnosis Program
  • Relapse Prevention Therapy / After Care Therapies

Alabama Rehab Alcohol Statistics

  • The use of other illicit drugs in Alabama was comparable with national averages
  • The leading other drugs used (lifetime, past year, and past month) in Alabama were marijuana and non-medical use of prescription pain relievers
  • In 2007-2008, 102,000 Alabama adults were estimated to abuse or be dependent on illicit drugs and 87,000 were estimated to have needed but did not receive treatment for illicit drug use
  • Alabama youth in 9th – 12th grades were less likely to report current marijuana use (16.2%) compared with national averages of (20.8%)
  • Perception of no harm of marijuana use to health increased from 8.9% in 2002-03 to 15.8% in 2009-10 among youth in 6th – 12th grades
  • In 2007-2008, 27,000 Alabama youth ages 12-17 were estimated to abuse or be dependent on illicit drugs and 14,000 were estimated to have needed but did not receive treatment for illicit drug use

Alabama Rehab Alcohol Statistics

  • The per capita consumption of alcohol in Alabama was among the lowest in the country ranking the 9th decile
  • Current alcohol consumption among Alabama adults (37.5%) ranked below the national median (54.6%)
  • In 2007-2008, 223,000 adults in Alabama were estimated to be alcohol dependent or abuse alcohol and 208,000 were estimated to have needed but did not receive treatment for alcohol use
  • Current alcohol consumption among Alabama youth in 9th – 12th grades (39.5%) was similar to the national average (41.8%)
  • Alabama boys in 9th-12th grades were more likely to report first using alcohol before age 13 compared with Alabama girls in 9th – 12th grades
  • In 2009, 12.3% of Alabama youth in 9th – 12th grades reported driving after consuming an alcoholic beverage within the past 30 days, which was higher than the national average (9.7%)

Alabama Prescription Drug Abuse Statistics

According to a new report, Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic

  • Alabama has the 26th Highest Drug Overdose Mortality Rate in the United States
  • Alabama Scored Four out of 10 on New Policy Report Card of Promising Strategies to Help Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Alabama has the 26th highest drug overdose mortality rate in the United States, with 11.8 per 100,000 people suffering drug overdose fatalities, according to a new report, Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic.
  • The number of drug overdose deaths – a majority of which are from prescription drugs – in Alabama tripled since 1999 when the rate was 3.9 per 100,000. Nationally, rates have doubled in 29 states since 1999, quadrupled in four of these states and tripled in 10 more.
  • The report also finds that Alabama received four out of 10 possible indicators of promising strategies to help curb prescription drug abuse. Nationally, 28 states and Washington, D.C. scored six or less, with New Mexico and Vermont scoring the highest, with a 10, and South Dakota scoring the lowest with two out of 10.