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Between 2005 and 2010, 17% of people in Nevada and 16.8% of people in the Las Vegas metro reported using illegal drugs.1 This is higher than the United States average of 14.7% during that same time period.1 Thankfully, there are many rehabilitation (rehab) options available in Nevada with differing intensity levels and lengths of stay to meet your unique treatment needs.3

Why are there Different Rehab Program Lengths?

There are different rehab program lengths depending on your treatment needs.3 Research has shown that positive treatment outcomes are associated with appropriate lengths of stay in rehab.3 While there is evidence that 90 days or more in treatment is typically most effective, duration of treatment depends on the following:4,5

  • Severity of substance use.
  • Substance(s) used.
  • Your overall physical and mental health.
  • Insurance benefits.
  • Your support system.
  • Your financial and employment status

All these considerations and more can help you and your doctor decide which rehab program is the best fit for your treatment needs. Rehab is not a “one size fits all” solution; rather, it’s made up of different elements tailored to help you when and where you most need it. This may include detox services, counseling and behavioral therapy, and other medical care. For some, shorter treatment options provide more accessibility and flexibility while others might find longer treatment lengths helpful to maintain their recovery.

30-Day Rehab Programs in Las Vegas

Treatment offered in 30-day residential rehab programs is often intensive and uses a modified 12-step treatment approach.3 Due to their brief and intensive nature, 30-day rehab programs are common for their accessibility and affordability. In the United States in 2020, 15% of substance use treatment centers offer short-term (30 days or less) residential treatment.2 In Nevada in 2020, there were 18 such treatment centers.2

Outpatient rehab programs in Las Vegas are also an option and let you live at home while going to treatment for anywhere from a few hours per week to 4 to 8 hours per day.10 In Nevada in 2020, there were 93 outpatient treatment centers.

For some patients, short-term programs may not be the best choice. It’s important to talk to your doctor about which option will work best depending on your specific needs. Research has shown that longer treatment programs have more positive outcomes, but a short-term program may be the only option for some depending on their social support, home life, financial resources, and employment.4 After residential treatment, many people continue their recovery with outpatient rehab or peer support groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

60-Day Rehab Programs in Las Vegas

Treatment that lasts longer than 30 days was the most common type of residential substance abuse treatment option in the U.S. in 2020; in Nevada that same year, there were 24 long-term treatment programs.2 As with 30- and 90- day programs, 60-day rehab programs often include resources like individual therapy, group therapy, medication-assisted therapy (MAT), and family therapy and can take place in either inpatient or outpatient settings.3

90-Day Rehab Programs in Las Vegas

Since substance use is often a complex and chronic, relapsing disease (meaning you may start to use substances again after a period of not using), many people find longer-term treatment options helpful to maintain their recovery.3 Studies show that people who stay in some form of treatment for at least 3 months have better treatment outcomes.3,6

How Long Will Insurance Cover Treatment in Nevada?

What your insurance plan will pay for in terms of rehab depends on your specific plan. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) states that all health insurance plans offered through the marketplace must cover mental health and substance use treatments.7 And the Mental Health Parity Act states that insurance companies have to cover mental health and substance use treatment at the same level as other medical care.8

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is in-network with many common insurance providers. If you’re unsure about what your insurance will cover in Nevada, you can call the number on the back of your insurance card or fill out the form below.

If you don’t have insurance or treatment is not fully covered, many rehab centers in Nevada offer payment plans or other ways to pay.2 In 2020, 57% of substance use facilities in the United States offered sliding scale options.2 Sliding scale treatment costs are based on your income and can help make treatment more affordable.2 In the case that cost is a major barrier, in 2020, 44% of rehab centers in the U.S. offered treatment at low or no cost.2

How to Choose the Right Rehab Program in Nevada

You have many options to consider when choosing between them. Per the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), effective and comprehensive drug use treatments should include as many of the following components that will meet each person’s treatment needs:9

  • Medical services
  • Mental health services
  • Family services
  • Legal services
  • Job services
  • HIV/AIDS testing and treatment
  • Educational resources

All of these services are in addition to a complete assessment, evidence-based treatment, substance use monitoring, case management, support groups, and continuing care.9

For some people, longer stays in a residential facility aren’t an option because of childcare needs, work concerns, or other daily responsibilities. Since each person is different, you might do better in a residential setting versus an outpatient program or vice versa.9 You and your doctor should discuss which treatment program will be best for you depending on your treatment needs.

What are the Benefits of Longer Rehab Programs?

Research has found that longer treatment programs are more effective for maintaining recovery.4 Some other benefits of spending 90 days or more in treatment may include:10

  • Learning healthy ways to deal with stress and anger.
  • Building friendships and a support network that don’t revolve around drugs or alcohol.
  • Understanding substance use, its harms, and wanting to change.
  • Finding and using peer support groups.

Finding a 30, 60, or 90 Day Rehab Program in Las Vegas, Nevada

In the United States, there are 2,427 short-term (fewer than 30 days) and 2,972 long-term (more than 30 days) residential treatment facilities, not including hospitals or detox.2 In 2020, residential treatment made up 25.7% of addiction treatment offered in Nevada, higher than the national average.2

Knowing that you have several treatment options can be both overwhelming and empowering, but we’re here to help. Admissions navigators at American Addiction Centers (AAC) are standing by at to hear your story and help you get into treatment. Your call is free and confidential. AAC offers evidence-based rehab options in Las Vegas and across the nation, whether you’re looking to attend for 30, 60, or 90 days or more.