New Bedford, Massachusetts Detox Centers

New Bedford is facing a serious opioid crisis causing more overdose deaths than alcohol or any other substance. Marijuana use remains especially high throughout New Bedford, though most people in this Bristol County city tend to seek addiction treatment for opioids, cocaine, and benzodiazepines.

New Bedford, MA detox centers offer therapies that can help local residents overcome physical dependency on any substance, including heroin, fentanyl, and all other opioids. Detox treatments are safe and effective, and can even minimize pain and discomfort caused by cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

New Bedford Addiction Stats

  • Opioid-related overdose deaths in New Bedford have doubled since 2010.
  • Opioids are responsible for the majority of drug overdose deaths in Bristol County.
  • The top five substances abused in Bristol County are opioids, cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and benzodiazepines.


Causes & Signs of Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is commonly caused by genetics, environment, and mental health disorders such as depression or ADHD. Sometimes drug abuse is unintentional, and caused by using highly addictive prescription drugs or painkillers for an extended period of time.

Physical signs of drug abuse:

  • Watery eyes
  • Runny nose
  • Poor personal hygiene
  • Slurred speech

More Detox Centers in New Bedford

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Seven Hills Behavioral Health Inc Methadone Services

34 Gifford Street
New Bedford, MA 02741

High Point Treatment Center/TSS Womens Addiction Treatment Center

108 North Front Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

High Point Treatment Center/OP

497 Belleville Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02746

High Point Treatment Center Inc Section 35 WATC Program

100 North Front Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Community Substance Abuse Centers

10 Kilburn Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

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Getting Help in New Bedford

New Bedford is home to many detox centers that offer their own unique therapies for helping residents overcome chemical dependency. If you need help choosing among New Bedford, MA detox centers, our caring drug abuse counselors are on standby 24/7 to discuss your options. Take daily doses of methadone to relieve opioid withdrawal symptoms at Seven Hills Behavioral Health Inc Methadone Services, or connect your female loved one with specialized women’s addiction treatment at High Point Treatment Center.

Choosing From Many New Bedford Detox Centers

Narrowing down your options for detox centers can be tough when you’re fighting addiction at the same time. Use these tips when researching New Bedford, MA detox centers.

  • Seek behavioral therapies

    Detox helps you physically withdraw from drugs and alcohol, but does not address underlying causes of addiction such as mental health disorders. Look for New Bedford, MA detox centers that offer behavioral therapies aimed at helping you overcome addiction as a whole — such as contingency management intervention, motivational enhancement therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

  • Explore detox options

    Some detox centers treat addiction naturally using IV vitamin therapy and massage, or use medications such as methadone and buprenorphine to reduce cravings, insomnia, and other withdrawal symptoms. Search for New Bedford, MA detox centers that customize treatments based on your preferences and history with addiction.

  • Opt for aftercare

    Aftercare services such as relapse prevention education, group counseling, and 12-step support groups can help you stay sober for life following detox. Look for New Bedford, MA detox centers that include aftercare with detox treatment.

Contact Us

Nobody should have to combat addiction on their own without getting help, including you. If you need help fighting addiction, call our 24/7 confidential helpline at 800-654-0987 to consult with a drug abuse counselor about your options for nearby New Bedford, MA detox centers.