Substance Abuse in Nevada
Las Vegas, the largest city in the state of Nevada, may be portrayed as a vacation destination. But Nevada ranks 6th in drug use by state and third in alcohol consumption. Desert Hope is a true recovery oasis in the Nevada desert. We’ve prepared this guide to provide direction on the road to recovery for those who are struggling with addiction or have a loved one they want to help.
Substance Abuse & Addiction in Nevada
If you or someone you love has a substance use disorder, help is close at hand. In fact, there are many rehab centers near Nevada.1
For those who seek recovery, drug and alcohol treatment in a safe, healthy recovery center can make a life-changing difference. At Desert Hope, we offer a full continuum of care to ensure that you receive the right level of treatment to meet your individual needs. If inpatient rehab doesn’t sound like the right fit for you right now, you can explore another form of treatment at Desert Hope.
Nevada Addiction Statistics
Substance misuse in Nevada impacts not only the person struggling with addiction but has a profound effect on families and communities as well. Drug and alcohol misuse is prevalent throughout the state of Nevada. Read below to learn more about the impacts that substance abuse has on Nevada’s communities.
Substance Abuse Help
Paying for Treatment in Nevada
One of the first concerns when users are looking for a rehab is "what will it cost?". Rehab does not have to be expensive; in many cases, health insurance will cover some or all of the costs. Learn more about options for paying for rehab.
Using Insurance to Pay for Rehab in Nevada
Insurance covers some or most of the cost of substance abuse treatment. The Affordable Care Act made substance abuse treatment an “essential health benefit."
Anthem Health Insurance
Anthem has several different plans that can be applied to substance use disorder treatment.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN)
HPN offers the same level of coverage for mental health services, such as substance use disorder treatment, as it does for primary care services.
Behavioral Healthcare Options (BHO)
Created in 1991 in support of substance abuse and mental health treatment, this is an employee assistance program (EAP).
Prominence Health Plan
Prominence Health Plan offers HMO services and PPO health plans that may cover addiction treatment services upon referral.
Southwest Treatment Guides
- Nevada Addiction Guide
- Southwest U.S. Addiction Guide
- How to Use Health Insurance for Rehab in Las Vegas
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