60-Day+ Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment: Inpatient & Outpatient Options

As much as we want addiction treatment to be a quick and simple fix, the reality is that addiction treatment looks different for every person.1 Since every person is unique, so are the individual needs they might require from rehab.1 When deciding on choosing a program, you can talk with your medical or mental health provider to determine what length of stay would be best for you. Programs that last more than 60 days can help establish a solid path to recovery.1

How Does a 60+ Day Rehab Program Work?

There are several different levels of rehab care offered during our 2-3 month rehab programs inMississippi, including medical detox, inpatient, and outpatient treatment.3 Based on your specific needs, your treatment team may recommend that you participate in more than one level of care prior to finishing treatment.

Here is what you can expect from the different levels of rehab care offered:

  • Detox: Detox services can be helpful for patients who are physically dependent on one or more substances. During detox, the treatment team can provide medications to help decrease, alleviate, or prevent certain withdrawal symptoms and ease discomfort.3
  • Inpatient treatment: Inpatient treatment offers around-the-clock medical and mental health care for patients with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring mental health issues.3 Patients of an inpatient program reside at the facility for the duration of their care.
  • Outpatient treatment: An outpatient treatment program can be a viable option, especially for those who continue to remain employed or who have maintained a strong support network outside of rehab. Patients of an outpatient program continue to live at home or in a sober living environment while obtaining care. Our outpatient rehab facility in Mississippi offers both partial hospitalization programs and intensive outpatient programs as part of some 60-90 day rehab plans.
  • Sober living: Sober living offers individuals in recovery a safe, substance-free living environment. It is usually not a requirement that residents obtain therapeutic services; however it is typically encouraged that they participate in at least local 12-Step or other mutual help groups.5 Sober living gives residents the opportunity to adjust back into everyday life at their own pace.

You will continually work with your treatment team as you progress through a 60+ day rehab program, making adjustments regarding where you need be so that you are getting the most out of your time in rehab. You will also work with your care team to establish a healthy rehab aftercare plan so you can continue to build on the progress you made in treatment.

What Therapies Are Used in Long-Term Rehab Programs?

In a long-term inpatient or outpatient addiction treatment program, you can expect to participate in evidence-based types of addiction therapies, such as:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT): CBT helps patients identify and change maladaptive thoughts and behaviors.1
  • Family therapy: Family therapy focuses on addressing the systemic effect of substance use as well as other mental health concerns on the individual and the family. This type of therapy involves the patient and at least one cohabitating partner, if not more. The therapist engages both the client and the family to learn new, effective skills and apply them within the family unit.1
  • 12-Step groups: 12-Step groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, bring people together to discuss substance use and recovery and provide mutual support.1

If you are in treatment for an alcohol or opioid addiction, you may also be given the option of beginning treatment medications (e.g., Suboxone or acamprosate), which may be continued for as long as needed.

Is 60-90 Days of Rehab Effective for Treating Addiction?

By seeking out help for your addiction, you are already making major advancements in your recovery. Giving yourself an adequate amount of time in treatment only betters your chances of experiencing positive outcomes.1

Long-term treatment provides an opportunity to gain many advantages over a period of months. In a 60+ day rehab program, you may:

  • Significantly decrease or stop your substance use. Research has shown that staying in treatment for an adequate period of time (which for most people is 90 days or more) is necessary to successfully quit (or decrease their use of) drugs or alcohol.1
  • Develop structure and practice healthier habits. Long-term treatment gives you a good chance to remove yourself from the chaos of addiction and learn how to structure your days to include positive, recovery-oriented habits.
  • Get help for co-occurring disorders. Addiction often co-occurs with mental health disorders.1 A long-term program at Oxford Treatment Center (a provider of co-occurring disorder treatment) affords you the opportunity to get sustained, integrated care for both issues.

Oxford Treatment Centers provides a 90-day promise that states that patients who successfully complete 90 consecutive days of treatment can return to Oxford or one of its sister facilities for free for an additional 30 days if they experience a relapse.

Does Health Insurance Cover Long-Term Alcohol & Drug Rehab?

Payment for addiction treatment often varies because of several factors. These factors can include your length of stay, types of treatment you receive, and your individual insurance plan. You can begin the process of determining how much rehab will cost by right now.

The most important thing to remember is that rehab is an investment. You should never shy away from getting the treatment you need because of financial challenges. If insurance coverage is not an option for you, there are other ways to help pay for rehab, such as payment plans and financing options.

Starting A 2-3 Month Addiction Treatment Program

When you are ready to begin addiction treatment, one of the first things you can do is to reach out for help. If you’re ready to find help for yourself or a loved one, we’re here and ready to discuss treatment with you. You can call to speak to an admissions navigator at any time at .

We can answer any questions you have about our rehab programs, our addiction treatment admissions process, and how to use your insurance to cover rehab.




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