Substance Abuse Resources
in Wahpeton

Wahpeton Drug & Alcohol Rehab, Detox & Treatment Resources

When people talk about Wahpeton, North Dakota, they talk about attractions like Jefferson Park, Richland County Historical and Chahinkapa Zoo. On the surface, the residents of Wahpeton seem like they are content and joyful people and many are. However, many people are also struggling with substance use disorder. They may have issues with substances like marijuana, alcohol or cocaine or they may be misusers of prescription medications.

Substance abuse is a serious issue for all of the United States, but this is especially true for residents of North Dakota. For example, when treatment centers were counted in a single day count in 2013, 1,785 individuals were in treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction.

There is a negative attitude about addiction in this country, but we know that addiction is a disease, and it needs to be treated.

Our Closest Facility:

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake443 S. Hwy 105 Palmer Lake CO 80133-9003 (719) 884-0063

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake does not operate in the state of North Dakota. Our closest facility is in Palmer Lake, CO and can be seen in the map above.

You’re not alone in this struggle.

percent of American adults are in recovery

Getting sober seems too difficult for many people. It’s possible to discover inner strength if you discover the courage you need to take those first steps down your recovery road. Also take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. 10 percent of American adults are currently in recovery. If they can do it, so can y you.

Finding Help in Wahpeton

Wahpeton Alcohol Rehab Centers and Drug Centers

If you are considering drug addiction treatment in Wahpeton, North Dakota, there are many choices to look at. The most important thing you can do is learn about all of the different treatment programs that are offered so that you can choose the most beneficial program for you in your unique situation. Most rehabilitation facilities will offer three different treatment programs.

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    Residential Treatment Programs

    In a residential (inpatient) program, patients have access to round-the-clock medical supervision, and they stay on site. Patients who need to detox will complete their detox before beginning this treatment program.

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    Partial Hospitalization Programs

    In a partial hospitalization program (PHP), patients have access to medical supervision while they are in the facility during the day. They will go home at night. If they require detox, it will be done before the program.

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    Outpatient Treatment Programs

    In an outpatient treatment program, patients will not need as much medical supervision. They will stay at home and be at the facility for 10 to 15 hours a week. At this stage of treatment, patients should not need detox.

Detox Centers

In the beginning of your recovery, detoxification is necessary. You have to rid your body of any of the harmful substances you have become addicted to before you can begin treatment. If you are stopping certain substances (benzodiazepines, alcohol and opiates, for example), there will be a more painful withdrawal period. This could even be dangerous if you attempt to detox by yourself. This is why many people want the medical assistance given to them at a detox center.

The treatment you receive at a detox center will be incomplete, however. While you will eliminate the harmful substance from your body, which is important, you will not be provided with treatment for the psychological, mental or emotional aspects of your addiction.

Recovery Meetings Near You

An important part of having an effective aftercare plan is finding a recovery meeting that you can get behind. There are many different recovery groups with different systems and philosophies. Here are the options for recovery meetings in your area.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in 1935 in Akron, Ohio. It is an international fellowship of women and men that have alcohol addiction, and it is the largest recovery group in the world. Although AA encourages members to follow the 12 steps — which ask them to turn their addiction over to a higher power — the only thing it requires of members is a desire to stop drinking. Here are the options for AA meetings in your area.

  • Northside Group
    New Life Christian Center
    1021 S. Center St.
    Wahpeton, ND 58075
  • Grapevine Group
    United Church of Christ
    1202 Westmore Ave.
    Wahpeton, ND 58075
  • Evergreen Group
    North Lake Presbyterian Church
    United Methodist Church
    1120 Evergreen Ct.
    Wahpeton, ND 58075

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous is like Alcoholics Anonymous in that they use the same 12 steps, they encourage sponsorship and they encourage the reading of literature, but the only thing they require of their members is the desire to stop using drugs. Users of all sorts of substances (heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, etc.) are welcome at an NA meeting. Here is a meeting in your area.

  • United Church of Christ
    1202 Westmore Ave.
    Wahpeton, ND 58075

SMART Recovery Meetings

In SMART Recovery, drug and alcohol addiction is seen as a series of behaviors that are able to be managed as opposed to a disease. SMART Recovery is an acronym for Self-Management for Addiction Recovery Training, and its philosophy is one of self-empowerment and self-sufficiency. Instead of the 12-step approach, SMART Recovery offers a 4-point system that works well for those who don’t get as much out of 12-step meetings. Here are the meetings near Wahpeton.

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    701 Center Ave. E.
    Dilworth, MN 56529
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    3 4th St. NE
    Dilworth, MN 56529
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    200 5th St. S.
    Moorhead, MN 56560

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

If your mother, father, daughter, son, sister, brother or other loved one suffers from substance use disorder, you will likely need your own support group. Al-Anon and Nar-Anon provide this for the loved ones of those who struggle with alcohol and drug addiction respectively. Using their own version of the 12 steps, Al-Anon and Nar-Anon meetings provide supportive and understanding audiences. Here is a meeting in your area.

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    Zion Chapel
    1120 Evergreen Ct.
    Wahpeton, ND 58075

Searching for drug or alcohol rehabs in Wahpeton, North Dakota, will give you a lot of results. However, it may also be smart to explore the resources of the surrounding communities.

Local Communities Served

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