Cash patients can expect to pay $30,000 or more, those who have exceptional PPO insurance plans can usually attend for the price of travel and deductibles.
Minimal licensing and educational requirements along with lax insurance oversight created an environment that promotes profits over patient outcomes.
Advertisements promise miracles, but the reality is that most view it as a nice place to sleep and half of those who attend start using again within two weeks.
Initially created in 1940’s as a way for heavy drinkers to cleanse, but today there is a big gap between the science and practice of typically accepted treatment.
Addiction is an incurable disease that can be managed with a lifetime of hard work; it is naïve to assume there is a magic pill that will fix everything in 28-days.
Two of every three people who go to rehab relapse and end up going back at least once, with 20 percent entering treatment five times or more.