Addiction rehab facilities consist of professionals and staff who are trained in the treatment of addiction. Addiction is a very complex disorder, with a majority of individuals seeking treatment with multiple addictions that are present. Addiction rehab facilities offer a wide range of treatments. Some may offer one or more of the following components: detoxification, therapeutic, medical, psychological, and physical support during recovery from an addiction. Two main types of addiction rehab facilities are inpatient and outpatient rehab centers. An inpatient rehab facility creates a scheduled environment for the individual who checks in to stay. The regimen for each person who enters may be different, but the environment is drug-free, warm, supportive, and very organized. This is done so that the person is in a structured environment, an environment that was probably not present prior to entering the rehab facility.
At inpatient rehab facilities, a typical day may involve an individual therapy session, a group therapy session, and some education classes alongside community involvement. Some inpatient facilities are stricter than others, but it is important to find the inpatient facility that works best for the individual. Outpatient rehab facilities offer the individual more freedom than would be found in an inpatient facility. Some of these facilities are similar to inpatient rehab facilities but allow the person to choose what he or she would like to attend while going through detoxification. Other facilities let the individual life offsite while trusting that they will attend therapy and education appointments. For those individuals who feel like they can stay sober in their normal environments (e.g., home, work, etc.) then an outpatient facility may be of choice for them. It is important for the individual who is dealing with the addiction to choose the right treatment facility on his or her path to recovery.