Washington D.C. Drug and Alcohol Rehab Guide

One in 10 individuals in Washington D.C. has an alcohol use disorder, and one in eight suffers from a substance use disorder.1 For both conditions, that’s more than twice the regional and national average.1

For individuals struggling with addiction in the area, it’s important to recognize that there is help available. The following information will provide you with essential details about finding and receiving drug and alcohol treatment in and around Washington, D.C.

Addiction Treatment Options in and Around Washington D.C.

Addiction Treatment Options in and Around Washington D.C.

There are more than 370 rehab centers in D.C., each offering a variety of treatment types for those who need treatment for drug or alcohol addiction.

While there are widely accepted practices, there is no single way to treat addiction; treatment plans can vary from person to person depending on the substances used, duration of use, and other considerations.
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Washington D.C. Addiction Info

Washington D.C. Addiction Info

Excessive drinking and drug use in Washington D.C. has become an increasingly alarming issue.
  • Since 2018, overdose deaths from opioids have nearly doubled, with 411 district residents dying in 2020.2
  • Fentanyl continues to be a troubling factor, as it was attributable for 94% of opioid death cases in D.C. in 2020.2
  • From 2017-2019, 51.2% of young adults 18-25 years old and living in the district reported binge drinking over a 30-day period, compared with the national average of 35.4%.1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How close is Sunrise House Treatment Center to Washington, D.C.?
Sunrise House is about an hour and a half flight, or a four-hour drive from Washington D.C. The facility is located in Lafayette Township, New Jersey, which is about 250 miles away. Many people find it helpful to get away from their current environment to commit themselves fully to treatment, making Sunrise House a great option.
Does Sunrise House provide transportation from D.C. to the facility?
Sober escort services may be available, and we may offer transport to/from the airport/bus stop. There is also public transportation available from the airport.
What is the next closest AAC facility to D.C.?
The next closest AAC facility to Washington D.C. is AdCare Rhode Island, located in North Kingstown. The facility is 393 miles from D.C., which is about a seven-hour drive or an 80-minute flight into Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. The facility offers medical detox, inpatient and outpatient treatment, co-occurring disorder care, plus specialized programs such as services for veterans, first responders, and those in the LGBTQ+ community.