How can I find an inpatient or residential treatment facility?

To help in choosing an inpatient or residential treatment facility, talk with your psychiatrist or therapist, contact your local NAMI Affiliate, and/or speak with members of support groups you may be attending for recommendations. Resources include: 

  • SAMHSA Treatment Locator provides referrals of different treatment facilities in the country. SAMHSA can narrow search by insurance, cost of treatment and type of treatment. Their website also includes programs like assertive community treatment and residential treatment. SAMHSA is a good for low-cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse and dual diagnosis facilities. You can reach SAMHSA at(800) 662-4357.
  • Psychology Today offers a “Find a Treatment Center” locator function to search for treatment facilities. Once you have identified a provider, contact your insurance company to verify coverage.
  • American Residential Treatment Association offers a “Find a Residential Mental Health Facility” locator function; searchable by program type and location. Please note that the listed facilities may be of high cost.
  • FindTreatment.gov offers a “Find a Treatment Facility Near You” locator function. Search by city or zip code; filter results by type of treatment, payment options, ages served, languages spoken, special programs (e.g. veterans, LGBT, services for deal and hard of hearing), and more. Once you have identified a provider, contact your insurance company to verify coverage. 

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