Many people say the main reason they don’t seek help for substance abuse is because they can’t afford it.1 Anyone who has an addiction, including those in New Brunswick, New Jersey, may be encouraged to seek help if they knew that the cost could be manageable for them.
Middlesex County, where New Brunswick is located, is no stranger to addiction. In 2016, there were 5,705 total substance abuse treatment center admissions; of that number, 472 were New Brunswick residents.2 And, of the 5,705 county admissions that year, 41% or 2,319 people, didn’t have insurance to help cover the costs.2
The costs for rehab admission vary—for instance, the cost for one year of methadone maintenance treatment is approximately $4,700 per person.3 With insurance, however, the cost can be much less. In fact, all Marketplace plans offered through the Affordable Care Act cover mental health and substance abuse services as essential health benefits.4
If you contact rehab center in New Brunswick, New Jersey, it is likely they’ll be happy to work with you to find treatment that you can afford, even if you don’t think you can. Remember that each center is different, so if you don’t find one that fits your needs in New Brunswick, try looking at other centers in Middlesex County or the surrounding areas.
If you or someone you love has an addiction to drugs or alcohol, search our directory for New Brunswick rehab centers or call our helpline to find treatment that is right for you or your loved one.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.