Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in
Sterling Heights, MI

Sterling Heights Michigan Drug Alcohol Rehab
In 2020, there were 267 deaths due to an accidental overdose in Michigan's Macomb County, where the city of Sterling Heights is located — a 6% drop compared to 2018.1 This could be in part due to policies such as the Naloxone Standing Order and the Good Samaritan Overdose Law, which help people access emergency care to prevent overdoses when they occur, and agencies like Macomb County Community Mental Health (MCCMH) work to provide options for drug rehab in Sterling Heights. A variety of rehab programs in the city of Sterling Heights accept private health insurance as well as Medicaid and Medicare. Some rehabs also offer rehab scholarships and financing options for those who can’t otherwise afford rehab.

Find Rehab Centers in Sterling Heights

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New Day Counseling

13957 Plumbrook Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

248-649-8050 Outpatient N/A
Quality Behavioral Health Medication Assisted Treatment

37490 Dequindre Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48310

586-480-1438 Outpatient Detox Inpatient Medicaid Private
Community Medical Services Sterling Heights

34208 Van Dyke Avenue
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

586-758-6670 Outpatient Detox Private
Perspectives Counseling Centers Sterling Heights

4151 17 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48310

586-268-6712 Outpatient Private
Arab American and Chaldean Council Macomb County Mental Health Services

34580 Dequindre
Sterling Heights, MI 48310

586-939-5016 Outpatient Medicaid Private
Macomb County Mental Health West

6555 Fifteen Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

855-996-2264 Outpatient Medicaid
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Alcohol and Drug Use Statistics in Sterling Heights

If you’re curious about the state of drug use in Sterling Heights, we can see county-wide information about Macomb County as well as the state of Michigan. Here are some statistics:1,2,3

Paying for Alcohol and Drug Rehab in Sterling Heights

Sterling Heights
If you need help paying for drug and alcohol rehab in Sterling Heights, Michigan, there are numerous agencies throughout the state and country dedicated to helping people just like you. These include:

Some free drug rehab options that may have room in their low-income rehab programs in Macomb County include:

Private Insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid

If you have access to private or government-subsidized health insurance, you can use your healthcare coverage to pay for drug and alcohol rehab in Michigan. Most rehabs in Sterling Heights can bill health insurance companies such as the Blue Care Network of Michigan, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Health Alliance Plan of Michigan, and Priority Health, as well as the Michigan Medicaid Health Care Program.

Utilizing your health insurance benefits can drastically lower the pocket costs you pay for addiction treatment, and may even cover all of your costs, depending on your coverage details. If you have health insurance coverage in Michigan, the best way to determine your best options is to call the number on the back of your insurance card and ask for plan details, and referrals to local in-network addiction treatment providers.

Medicare and Michigan Medicaid Health Care Program are available for the state’s low-income, senior, and disabled residents. You can find out if you qualify by contacting your local department of human services. Depending on what you qualify for, government-funded health insurance could cover services including:

If you have Medicare or another health insurance policy in another state, make sure to reach out to your coverage provider and make sure that you can use your health insurance in Michigan.

How Easy is it to Travel to and Within Sterling Heights, MI?

When considering visiting Sterling Heights to attend alcohol or drug rehab, or to support a loved one who is in rehab in the area, learn about the city to plan your best trip possible.

Attractions: Located to the north of Detroit, Sterling Heights has easy access to fun locations around southeast Michigan, including Lake Saint Clair Metropark, Anchor Bay, and Strawberry Island. Sterling Heights is home to various places to live, work, and dine, as well as interesting attractions including:

  • The Sterling Heights Nature Center and many nearby outdoor parks
  • Many indoor and outdoor recreational areas including Zap Zone laser tag, Urban Air Trampoline, Adventure Park, and open-air Dodge Park
  • The General Motors Heritage Center and the Upton House Museum for history lovers

Sterling Heights has plenty of everyday amenities, including 18 primary schools, 13 hospitals, 20 parks, and 20 churches (but only one U.S. post office).

Accommodations: Whether you’re visiting Sterling Heights for a few days or a few months, you’ll find a plethora of housing opportunities. There are dozens of local and nearby hotels and B&Bs, as well as short-term apartments and single-family houses for rent.

Transportation: Sterling Heights has multiple flight options, with the largest airport being the Coleman A. Young International Airport. Sterling Heights has the Conrail train station if you need ground transportation for your belongings.

There are numerous shuttle companies and bus services, including The SMART bus service that provides local transportation with seven fixed bus routes within a 10-mile radius of the city center. The SMART bus system also helps direct you towards the appropriate travel agency, whether it be a different bus or shuttle or a water shuttle when you want to visit greater Michigan.


  1. Center for Disease Control. (2022). CDC Wonder Tool.
  2. Macomb County Health Department. (2019). Macomb County Opioid Community Health Assessment.
  3. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. (August 31, 2020). Michigan recognizes Overdose Awareness Day and launches a new partnership with EMS to provide more overdose antidote kits Naloxone leave-behind program aims to reduce overdose deaths.
  4. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (June 2021). Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) 2019, Admissions to and Discharges From Publicly Funded Substance Use Treatment.
  5. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2022). Treatment Locator Map.