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New Orleans, LA Free Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers Guide

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, you may be wondering where to turn for help. Rehab can be expensive, but there are free rehab centers available in New Orleans, Louisiana.

We help people take the first steps toward getting help for their drug and alcohol usage and having drug-free lifestyles. To contact an alcohol/drug abuse counselor, please .

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do free rehab centers exist?
Yes, there are a number of free rehab centers in New Orleans, Louisiana. These centers are typically funded by government grants, private donations, or a combination of both.

Who is eligible for free rehab?
Eligibility for free rehab varies depending on the center. However, most free rehab centers accept people who meet the following criteria:
- Are addicted to drugs or alcohol
- Have a low income or no insurance
- Are willing to commit to treatment

What services do free rehab centers offer?
Free rehab centers offer a variety of services, including:
- Medical detox
- Counseling and therapy
- Group support groups
- Vocational training
- Job placement assistance


How long does free rehab last?
The length of free rehab varies depending on the center and the individual's needs. However, most free rehab programs last between 28 and 90 days.

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List of Free Rehab Centers in New Orleans, LA


  • Dr. Oscar E. Carter, Jr. Memorial Rehab.

    Email Learn more 5500 N. Johnson Street
    New Orleans, LA - 70117
    (504) 949-2767

    The Center provides: opiate detoxification methadone treatment job development and placement educational referrals legal referrals individual therapy group therapy women's self-help groups HIV pre and post test counseling with certified counselors .. see more

  • Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit

    Email Website Learn more 1514 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA - 70121
    (504) 842-3999

    Ochsner Health System is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty healthcare system. Their commitment to patient care, education and research, and their unique coordinated neighborhood-based system provides healthcare with peace of mind by putting the needs of all patients first. Ochsner continuously meets the ever-changing needs of their patients and community through electronically-linked hospitals and health centers.Their patients electronic me .. see more

  • Bridge House And Grace House

    Email Website Learn more 4150 Earhart Boulevard
    New Orleans, LA - 70125
    (504) 821-7120

    The Mission of Bridge House / Grace House  To provide gender specific treatment to men and women who have become dependent on alcohol or drugs so that they may lead sober and productive lives. Through long-term residential treatment programs, Bridge House/Grace House offers residents seeking recovery the time needed to become sober and productive individuals again. Bridge House/Grace House gives priority admission to pregnant women. .. see more

  • Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center New Orleans

    Email Website Learn more 200 Jefferson Hwy
    New Orleans, LA - 70121
    (800) 728-7825

    The Salvation Army's New Orleans Adult Rehabilitation Center is a 60 bed men's adult rehabilitation center that provides spiritual, social and emotional assistance for men that are 21 62 years of age who have lost the ability to cope with their problems and provide for themselves. They offer residential housing, work, and group and individual therapy all in a clean, wholesome environment. The physical and spiritual care that program participa .. see more

  • Bridge House Inc

    Email Website Learn more 4150 Earhart Boulevard
    New Orleans, LA - 70125
    (504) 522-4475

    Grace House offers gender-specific long term residential substance abuse treatment designed to meet the unique needs of women. They have the capacity to serve 70 clients at their two locations. The recommended length of stay in their program is three months to one year. Each clients length of stay and treatment program is determined by their individual needs and progress in treatment. Their program is designed to enhance a womans ability to m .. see more

  • Odyssey House Louisiana Non Profit Behavioral Health Addiction Treatment

    Email Website Learn more 1125 North Tonti St.
    New Orleans, LA - 70119
    (504) 821-9211

    Individuals who are uninsured at the time of their visit are eligible to apply for their sliding fee scale discount. They also assist individuals in accessing healthcare resources. Services at the Health Center do have nominal charges and will be offered to individuals regardless of ability to pay. Services Include: Detox Short Term Adult Residential Long Term Housing/Intensive Outpatient Community Health Center Housing Programs OHmega iPrevent O .. see more

Free Rehab Centers Near New Orleans, LA

Due to the low number of listings in New Orleans, we have added area listings below. All listings are within 30 miles of New Orleans.
  • St. Bernard Center for Addictive Disorders

    Learn more 2712 Palmisano Blvd.
    Chalmette, LA - 70043
    (504) 278-7435

    St. Bernard Center outpatient clinic offering: chemical dependency treatmentassessmentsindividualgroupmarital family counseling for chemically dependent individuals and their families Criminal justice clientsDUIDWI offendersco-occurring mental and substance abuse .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 7 miles from New Orleans

  • ACER LLC

    Email Website Learn more 2321 North Hullen Street
    Metairie, LA - 70001
    (504) 941-7580

    Intensive Outpatient Program includes 3-4 group sessions per week, family education series, ACERSs peer guide program, care coordination, individualized treatment planning, psychiatric and nutritional assessment, random urine drug screens and participation in outside recovery support (12 Step). .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 6 miles from New Orleans

  • Addiction Recovery Resources Inc

    Email Website Learn more 4933 Wabash Street
    Metairie, LA - 70001
    (504) 780-2766

    Their treatment programs are individualized to meet adults in their current phase of addiction. Addiction Recovery Resources Inc., provide a structured setting in which patients can learn how to live in sobriety by uncovering and healing the issues at the core of their disease. They provide and accept Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) to include .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 8 miles from New Orleans

  • Family House/Louisiana

    Email Website Learn more 112 Holmes Boulevard
    Gretna, LA - 70056
    (504) 367-7600

    Resources for Human Developments Louisiana Intensive Outpatient Program (RHD-LA IOP+) provides substance abuse treatment to adults in the greater New Orleans area who are in need of a level of care less intensive than inpatient and more intensive than outpatient services. Utilizing an empowerment, strengths based Recovery Mode. Intensive Outp .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 4 miles from New Orleans

  • Gateway Recovery Systems Outpatient Treatment Substance Abuse

    Email Website Learn more 4103 Lac Couture Drive
    Harvey, LA - 70058
    (504) 368-9935

    The primary goal of Gateway Recovery Systems is lifetime abstinence from alcohol and other mood-altering chemicals and improved quality of life.  This goal is achieve by applying the principles of the 12-step philosophy, which includes frequent meetings with other recovery people and changes in daily behaviors.  The ultimate goal is personality c .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 9 miles from New Orleans

  • SlidellYouth Serv/Bureau of Saint Tammany

    Email Website Learn more 150 Cleveland Avenue
    Slidell, LA - 70458
    (985) 643-5746

    A family focused, licensed outpatient treatment program for adolescents who are experiencing problems with alcohol and/or other drugs. OPTIONS Services: - Assessment - Individual, Family, and Group Therapy - Parent Groups and Educational Groups - Drug Screening - Relapse Prevention - Twelve-step Work - Information and Refer .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 26 miles from New Orleans

  • Northlake Addictive Disorders Clinic

    Email Website Learn more 900 Wilkinson Street
    Mandeville, LA - 70448
    (985) 624-4450

    They at FPHSA are here to help you and your significant others with your mental health and emotional needs related to depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, anxiety and trauma. They work with you to develop a thorough assessment and treatment plan to outline your goals and action steps to help you move towards recovery. No one will be denied acces .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 27 miles from New Orleans

  • Alcohol and Drug Unit

    Email Website Learn more 900 Wilkinson Street
    Mandeville, LA - 70448
    (985) 624-4450

    This location provides mental health and addictive disorders services to residents of the west side of St. Tammany parish. .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 27 miles from New Orleans

  • Mary's Song Rehabilitation Center for Women

    Email Website Learn more 5708 Airline Dr.
    Metairie, LA - 70003
    (504) 822-1341

    Marys Song is a twelve to eighteen month faith based residential drug rehabilitation program. In the first phase, the Women will spend six months completing 14 group study books. In the second phase, they will apply what they have learned in first phase. At the end of second phase they can begin to look for a job and further their education. .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 8 miles from New Orleans

  • Florida Parishes Human Services Authority (ADS)

    Email Website Learn more 619 Wills Avenue
    Bogalusa, LA - 70427
    (985) 624-4100

    Addictive Disorders Services (ADS) is the branch of Florida Parishes Human Services Authority that provides treatment and prevention services for addictions related to alcohol, drugs, gambling, and tobacco. Treatment of addictive disorders is very successful when it is consistent and intensive. Annually, their treatment programs in the Florida P .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 26 miles from New Orleans

  • Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority West Jefferson

    Email Website Learn more 5001 Westbank Expressway
    Marrero, LA - 70072
    (504) 846-6901

    Offering a variety of programs dedicated to helping those with substance abuse issues. For a complete list of services,please visit their website. The mission of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority is individuals and families in Jefferson Parish affected by Mental Illness, Addictive Disorders or Developmental Disabilities shall live full, .. see more
    Rehab Center Location: 6 miles from New Orleans


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Free Rehab in all of Orleans County, LA

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Sliding Scale Treatment

Based on the most recent data available, it is estimated that approximately 20-25% of all addiction treatment centers offer sliding scale fees. This means that nearly one-quarter of rehab facilities adjust their treatment costs based on an individual's income and ability to pay. This is a significant step towards making addiction treatment more accessible to individuals from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

It is important to note that these figures may vary depending on the specific region or state, and the type of treatment facility being considered. For instance, private treatment facilities are more likely to offer sliding scale options compared to government-funded or non-profit facilities. Additionally, certain types of treatment, such as outpatient or residential care, may have a higher prevalence of sliding scale programs.

Types of addiction treatment in New Orleans, LA

There are many different types of addiction treatment available in New Orleans, LA. Some of the most common types of treatment include:

Medical detox: Medical detox is the process of safely withdrawing from a substance of abuse. It is typically conducted in a hospital or inpatient setting.

Inpatient rehab: Inpatient rehab is a residential program that provides around-the-clock care and support. It is a good option for people who need intensive treatment or who are not able to maintain sobriety on their own.

Outpatient rehab: Outpatient rehab is a non-residential program that allows people to continue living at home while attending treatment sessions. It is a good option for people who have a strong support system at home and who are able to manage their sobriety on their own.

Intensive outpatient program (IOP): An IOP is a type of intensive outpatient treatment that provides several hours of care per week. It is a good option for people who need more support than traditional outpatient treatment but do not need PHP.

Sober living homes: Sober living homes are residential facilities that provide a supportive environment for people who are recovering from addiction. They are typically less structured than inpatient rehab programs, but they still offer a variety of services and support.

In addition to these traditional types of treatment, there are also a number of alternative and holistic treatment options available. Some of these options include:

12-step programs: 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, are self-help support groups that help people recover from addiction.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT): CBT is a type of therapy that helps people identify and change negative thoughts and behaviors.

Motivational interviewing: Motivational interviewing is a type of therapy that helps people overcome resistance to change and make positive choices.

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT): MAT is a type of treatment that uses medications to help people manage withdrawal symptoms and cravings.

Holistic treatments: Holistic treatments focus on healing the whole person, including the mind, body, and spirit. Some examples of holistic treatments include acupuncture, yoga, and meditation.

The best type of addiction treatment for you will depend on your individual needs and preferences. It is important to talk to a doctor or addiction specialist to get help choosing the right treatment program for you.

Tips on choosing a free rehab center in New Orleans, LA

  • Make sure the center is accredited. Accreditation means that the center has met certain standards of quality and patient care. You can find accredited rehab centers by visiting the websites of the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) or The Joint Commission (TJC).
  • Check the center's track record. How long has the center been in operation? What is its success rate? You can find this information by reading online reviews or by contacting the center directly.
  • Consider the center's treatment approach. Does the center offer a variety of treatment modalities, or does it focus on one approach? What is the center's philosophy on addiction treatment?
  • Find out what the center's aftercare program is like. Aftercare is essential to long-term recovery. Make sure the center you choose offers a comprehensive aftercare program.
  • Make sure the center is a good fit for you. Consider your individual needs and preferences when choosing a rehab center. For example, if you have a co-occurring mental health disorder, you'll need to find a center that offers dual diagnosis treatment.

Here are some additional tips:

  • Ask about the center's admission process. What documentation do you need to provide? Is there a waiting list?
  • Find out what the center's policies are on insurance and financial assistance. Will the center accept your insurance? Does the center offer financial assistance to patients who need it?
  • Visit the center in person, if possible. This will give you a chance to meet the staff, see the facilities, and get a feel for the center's atmosphere.
  • Talk to people who have been to the center. Ask them about their experiences and whether they would recommend the center to others.
Choosing a rehab center is an important decision. By following these tips, you can find a free rehab center in New Orleans, LA that is right for you.

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Important Definitions

Sliding Scale Treatment Fees that are variable based on the clients ability to pay. Fees are reduced for lower income persons or have less money due to high expenses.

Non-Profit Treatment Many non profit treatment programs are free or are lower cost due to the non profit organizations status.

Faith-Based Treatment Many religious organizations offer drug and alcohol recovery treatment at no cost as part of their ministry services. Many also offer payment assistance for those that qualify.

Medicaid Payment Assistance Medicaid often covers payment for alcohol and drug treatment. Medicaid coverage do differ by State. We provide recovery centers and programs that do accept Medicaid as payment for treatment.

Payment Assistance Payment assistance is available at a large group of treatment centers. We list this detail in the description. Payment assistance programs are often structured due to the situation. You will need to call the location to find out specific details on payment assistance programs.

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