Top 30 Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers in Sioux Falls, SD & Free Treatment Resources

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Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota. It’s a popular destination for people who enjoy outdoor sports like fishing, hiking, and skiing. It has a thriving downtown with restaurants, museums, and live performances. But like so many other cities in the United States, it has seen growing rates of drug overdoses. There were 29 overdose deaths in the city in 2021, which is a new record high.1 If you or a loved one is battling addiction, there are 25 accredited alcohol or drug rehab centers in Sioux Falls that can help put you on the path to recovery.2

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Sioux Falls, SD Drug and Alcohol Statistics

Overall, South Dakota residents have a lower incidence of substance abuse disorder than people in other areas of the United States. South Dakota residents report lower rates of excessive drinking and non-medical drug use than the U.S. averages of 17.6% and 12%, respectively.

Expert Insights

While many people hold the belief that people should just abstain from drugs, that isn’t the reality. People do use drugs and addiction is a social problem that isn’t going away, in my opinion. I think we need more harm-reduction approaches to save lives. That’s why I was pleased to hear that Sioux Falls has declassified fentanyl test strips as drug paraphernalia. Given that fentanyl has infiltrated the illicit drug supply, many people taking drugs are unknowingly consuming fentanyl and dying at a rate of over 100 people a year, just in South Dakota. It is common sense to allow these fentanyl test strips: it will save lives and free up law enforcement to tackle other crimes.

~ Olivia Pennelle

Top 5 Drug Rehabs in Sioux Falls

Below are the top five addiction treatment centers in Sioux Falls based on the following criteria:

Face it Together

Face it Together, with a facility on Tennis Lane, off I-229, south of the Butterfly House & Aquarium, in Sioux Falls, uses peer coaches to help people with addiction. Peer coaches share their lived experience and specialized training. They also work with employers to address the needs of employees through employer-supported coaching programs.

Treatment programs include:

Location and contact information:
5020 S. Tennis Lane
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
855-539-9375

Avera Addiction Care Center – Sioux Falls

Avera Addiction Care Center – Sioux Falls is located on the Avera Louise Health Campus, in Sioux Falls. It is a 32-bed luxury residential treatment facility serving adults seeking drug or alcohol addiction treatment. Avera Addiction Care Center – Sioux Falls offers a 28-day program, and features comfortable, well-appointed rooms, family-style dining, a meditation room, and fitness room.

Treatment programs include:

Treatment programs are supported by:

Location and contact information:
6140 South Curae Lane
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
605-504-2222

Keystone Outpatient Facility

Keystone Outpatient Facility is located on Kiwanis Ave., southwest of downtown Sioux Falls, between I-29 and I-229. They provide customized outpatient treatment, tailored to meet the specific needs of each patient.

Treatment programs include:

Treatment programs are supported by:

Location and contact information:
3800 South Kiwanis Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-519-2077

Sioux Falls VA Healthcare System VAMC

Sioux Falls Healthcare System VAMC, located at 2501 West 22nd St., in the Royal C. Johnson Veterans’ Memorial Hospital, offers substance abuse treatment for veterans, using evidence-based therapies. They offer medication-assisted treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, as well as counseling.

Treatment programs include:

Location and contact information:
2501 West 22nd St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-336-3240

Carroll Institute – Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Center

Carroll Institute – Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Center is located just south of downtown Sioux Falls, on 1st Avenue, near Josiah’s Coffeehouse & Café. They offer outpatient substance abuse programs for adults and adolescents, as well as a 12-hour DUI School and a Diversion Program.

Treatment programs include:

Treatment programs are supported by:

Location and contact information:
310 South 1st Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
888-254-4543

Cost of Drug Rehab in Sioux Falls

Sioux FallsThe cost of care at addiction treatment centers can vary. The type of program you choose will affect the cost: inpatient programs are typically more expensive than outpatient. If you go to an inpatient program, you have to pay for housing and food at the facility. In addition, the costs include your counseling, medical care, and any additional activities. The cost of outpatient programs only includes the cost of counseling and therapy. You may be able to continue to work during outpatient treatment, whereas you may face loss of income or job loss while attending inpatient care.

The duration of the program is also a significant factor when estimating costs: longer programs mean covering the cost of rehab for a longer period of time. If you continue to attend aftercare programs, you will continue to have expenses associated with recovery.

The facility you choose can affect the price tag as well. A standard facility will be less expensive, but you may sacrifice privacy and creature comforts. Luxury programs that include specialized treatments or high-end amenities are more expensive. They may offer amenities such as private rooms and gourmet food as part of the costs. Travel expenses also affect overall costs.

Does Insurance Cover Rehab Center Costs?

Whether you have Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance, your policy coverage will play a role in your final out-of-pocket costs for rehabilitation.

All insurance policies cover some portion of substance abuse treatment, but you may be responsible for co-pays. Your costs will be higher if you go to a facility or program that is not part of your insurance company’s network.

If you have questions about which programs are covered, ask your insurance company which drug rehabs in Sioux Falls participate in their network. You can also call our helpline at 800-405-1685 (Info iconWho Answers?) .

Low-Cost and Free Drug Rehab Centers in Sioux Falls

You may be able to access free substance abuse treatment options or rehabs that offer financial assistance.

Private or Non-Profit Facilities: The South Dakota Department of Social Services oversees programs to manage behavioral health needs, including substance abuse disorder. Treatment is provided by private and non-profit facilities that partner with the state. To be eligible for free or reduced-cost care, you may need to prove residency in South Dakota or provide information about your financial status.4

State-Funded Rehabs: To see a list of state-funded rehabs in your area, visit the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) website and search the directory of South Dakota drug rehabs.5

MAT: The state of South Dakota offers medication services for indigent individuals. This program includes access to medication-assisted treatment such as methadone. It also provides access to medication for other mental health conditions that may co-occur with addiction.6

Jail Programs: The state has a program to provide substance abuse treatment to incarcerated individuals. Counselors are located in correctional facilities to provide a range of assessments and care options to inmates.7

Addiction Treatment Settings

Like many mental health conditions, treatment for substance use disorder is given along a “continuum of care.” This includes early intervention for high-risk situations and concludes with aftercare and lifelong support to help you maintain your sobriety. Though people start “on the path” at any point, the general timeline proceeds as such:9

Early intervention: This period consists of educating and assisting people who are in high-risk situations for substance use disorder.

Medical Detox: Depending on how severe your addiction is, you may need a medical detox. A team of medical professionals can help keep you safe and comfortable while managing your withdrawal symptoms.

Inpatient: Inpatient or residential care involves living and receiving care 24/7 in a psychiatric hospital or residential treatment center.

Outpatient: These programs range from partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) to intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) and standard outpatient treatment. They differ by the amount of time spent in care per day and week.

Aftercare: When you complete your program, you are encouraged to continue the healthy living habits you learned in rehab. An aftercare plan can connect you with supportive communities to continue with sobriety.

Should You Travel for Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Sioux Falls?

Sioux FallsThe choice to attend rehab is based on your needs and what you think will help you the most.

It might be most beneficial to be near your home during treatment. Alternatively, you may feel that you need to go somewhere different to focus on your recovery.

You may choose to attend a drug rehab in Sioux Falls, SD, if:

Sioux Falls is a large city with a diverse selection of neighborhoods. The city is reachable by interstate, and there is a regional airport located there.11

The downtown area is walkable, with a variety of restaurants and entertainment options. There are museums dedicated to local history, such as the South Dakota African American History Museum.11

The area around the university district reflects the six colleges and universities in the Sioux Falls area. This neighborhood is home to a number of medical facilities and the Sioux Empire Medical Museum. In addition, the Great Plains Zoo and Midco® Aquatic Center are located in this neighborhood.11

Southwest Sioux Falls is a burgeoning neighborhood noteworthy for its many parks and outdoor activities. It provides easy access to Good Earth State Park and the Bakker Crossing Golf Course.11

Drug and Alcohol Laws in Sioux Falls, SD

Alternate Sentencing: South Dakota has Problem-Solving Courts that provide alternative sentencing options for offenders dealing with substance abuse disorder. Non-violent offenders are eligible to apply for the programs if they agree to a guilty plea. The program involves drug testing, court supervision, and substance abuse treatment.8

The Good Samaritan Law: South Dakota has a “good Samaritan law” that protects you from arrest if you call for help during an overdose. If you or someone else is experiencing an overdose and you call for assistance, authorities cannot arrest you for drug-related offenses if you remain at the scene and cooperate with EMTs or police.9

Naloxone Access: South Dakota has a statewide standing order that allows pharmacists to dispense naloxone without a prescription. Anyone who uses opioids or has contact with opioid users can request naloxone at a participating pharmacy. You may need to call ahead and make sure the pharmacy stocks naloxone.10

If you need assistance, we’re available 24/7 to help. Call us at 800-405-1685 (Info iconWho Answers?) to speak with a support specialist who can help you explore accredited alcohol and drug rehab centers in Sioux Falls.

Resources

  1. Sioux Falls reports record highs in overdose deaths and seized fentanyl. (2022, March 8). SDPB.
  2. FindTreatment.gov. (n.d.). FindTreatment.gov. 
  3. America’s Health Rankings. (2021). Non-Medical Drug Use – Past Year in South Dakota.
  4. America’s Health Rankings. (2020). Excessive Drinking in South Dakota.
  5. America’s Health Rankings. (2020). Drug Deaths in South Dakota.
  6. South Dakota Department of Human Services. (2022). Human Services Center.
  7. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (n.d.). Single State Agency Directory.
  8. South Dakota Department of Human Services. (2022). Indigent Medication Program.
  9. South Dakota Department of Human Services. (2022). Correctional Behavioral Health.
  10. South Dakota Unified Judicial System. (2022). Problem Solving Courts.
  11. South Dakota Legislature. (2017). Immunity from arrest or prosecution for reporting person in need of emergency medical assistance for drug-related overdose.
  12. SD DSS, Division of Behavioral Health (n.d.). Statewide Standing Order for Naloxone Distribution from Pharmacies in SD.
  13. Experience Sioux Falls. (n.d.). Neighborhoods.

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Located in Portland, OR, Olivia Pennelle (Liv) is an author, journalist & content strategist. She's the founder of Liv’s Recovery Kitchen, a popular site dedicated to providing the ingredients for a fulfilling life in recovery. Liv also co-founded the podcast Breaking Free: Your Recovery, Your Way. She found recovery in 2012 & her pathway is a fluid patchwork of what works for her.
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