You can find answers to frequently asked questions below. Our admissions advisors are also available to answer any questions you have and provide additional information about our treatment programs. Contact The Right Step Dallas by calling 1.844.768.1161 today.

Treatment FAQs

How long are your treatment programs?

We offer varying lengths of stay. How long you stay in treatment depends on your individual needs and recovery journey.

What types of substance addictions do you treat?

We treat all kinds of substance abuse issues including addictions to: heroin, alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamines, prescription painkillers, marijuana and hallucinogens.

Can my family visit me in treatment?

Yes. Family is involved throughout treatment through regular family therapy, calls and family weekends, as clinically appropriate.

Can I work or go to school while in treatment?

Our outpatient program is timed so that you can keep up with school and work responsibilities while you’re receiving addiction treatment. Outpatient programs are typically 10 hours a week / three days a week with evening and morning options.

How are the PHP and outpatient program different??

Our outpatient program is usually 10 hours a week / three days a week with evening and morning options. The Right Step PHP program is a more intensive outpatient option, meeting five days a week.

Is detox painful?

The Right Step has an experienced team of medical professionals who make sure drug and alcohol detox is safe and as comfortable as possible. We can administer research-backed medications to help ease withdrawal symptoms. Our team monitors you around the clock, checking vital signs and attending to any discomfort.

Can I smoke in drug rehab?

We allow smoking in designated areas.

Where will I live during inpatient treatment?

You’ll live in comfortable residences with peers in treatment. The Right Step residences offer pleasing decor, cozy furnishings and welcoming gathering areas. Call us to get more specifics on the living situation at your location of choice: 1.844.768.1161

What is drug rehab like?

Days in drug and alcohol rehab vary based on your individual treatment plan. We make the most of your time, keeping your days full of recovery activities and reserving evenings for support groups and reflections on what you’ve learned. You’ll live in comfortable residences with peers and attend treatment during the day and early evenings. Treatment may include a blend of individual and group therapy, family therapy, support groups, and alternative approaches like mindfulness and yoga.

Can I exercise during addiction treatment?

Yes. Fitness is an important recovery tool. You’ll have opportunities for exercise and gentle movement.

What should I pack?

While you’re preparing to enter treatment, our recovery staff will provide you a list of suggested items to bring as well as items we don’t allow.

Drug Rehab Cost FAQs

How much does treatment cost?

At The Right Step family of addiction treatment centers, we pride ourselves on high-quality care at only a fraction of the cost of many high-end luxury centers. The cost of treatment varies by treatment program and length of stay as well as insurance coverage. Please call us at 1.844.768.1161 for a complimentary cost analysis and benefits check.

Do you take insurance?

Yes. We accept most PPO network insurance plans. Our admissions advisors will work directly with your insurance company to help you obtain the highest coverage under your plan. We’ll take care of the logistics so you can focus on recovery. Call us at 1.844.768.1161 for a complimentary benefits check.

What types of insurance do you take?

We work with several insurance plans. Review our list of preferred insurance providers or call us to see if we accept your type of insurance: 1.844.768.1161

Family FAQs

Will I get to see my loved one while they’re in treatment?

We offer visiting opportunities as clinically appropriate. Your loved one’s primary therapist will work with your loved one to determine when they’re ready for visitors.

How is family involved in treatment?

The Right Step offers family therapy as clinically appropriate. This can take place in person or over the phone for family not located near the treatment center. Depending on The Right Step location, you may also take part in a family program.

What if my loved one won’t go to treatment?

Clients are at various stages of readiness for recovery when they enter our doors. Some clients gain the internal motivation to get better once they’re immersed in the treatment experience. If you’re loved one refuses to attend treatment, call our recovery advisors who can connect you with interventionists and provide tips for encouraging your loved one to get the help they need: 1.844.768.1161

Can I send my loved one mail while they’re in treatment?

Before your loved one enters The Right Step, our admissions team can let you know where you should send mail and items that aren’t acceptable.

After Treatment FAQs

How will The Right Step support me after treatment?

We make sure you connect with recovery resources helping you maintain sobriety once you leave The Right Step. We can connect you with therapists, support groups, sober living houses and other tools that will help you stay rooted in recovery.

Do you offer aftercare?

Yes. We offer a weekly group for past clients. You can attend this group for free up to two years.

What if I relapse after I leave?

The Right Step provides reintervention services should you need them. We also offer a chronic relapse track that might be helpful depending on your situation.

Do you have an alumni program?

Yes. The Right Step has a strong alumni network. You’re welcome to take part in events and meetings to stay connected with peers in recovery.

Addiction FAQs

Why is addiction so hard to beat without help?

When you abuse drugs and alcohol regularly for quite some time, your brain changes. Drugs and alcohol impact important parts of the brain responsible for keeping brain chemicals and the nervous system balanced. Thus, your brain starts thinking you need substances to function. The brain tries to get you to do whatever you need to get the substances it thinks you need to survive. But, if you stop taking drugs or alcohol you can go into withdrawal as the brain is now dependent on substance abuse. Addiction is a complex disease that usually requires medical and behavioral help to beat. Learn about the stages of addiction.

Why is addiction called a family disease?

Substance abuse impacts everyone in the family. It can also be a sign of unhealthy relationship patterns. This is why family involvement in so important during addiction treatment. Learn more about addiction and families.

What does a dual diagnosis mean?

A dual diagnosis is when people struggle with both substance abuse and mental health disorders. Many people with addictions have psychiatric issues that contribute to drug and alcohol abuse. A dual diagnosis is also known as co-occurring disorders.

Why shouldn’t I detox on my own?

Quitting a substance you’ve abused for a long time can be uncomfortable and, in certain instances, deadly. Therefore, undergoing detox in a medical setting ensures you’re as safe and as comfortable as possible during the detox process.