Addiction treatment Center in ASHEVILLE

Drug Rehab for College Students

Addiction Treatment tailored for college Students

Asheville is a thriving area in North Carolina next to Mission College and a community filled with music, art, and entertainment. If you are a college student experiencing substance abuse or have a young adult in your life who needs help, you’re in the right place. So, what should you know?

Ritual Recovery is unlike any other addiction treatment center. Our Asheville addiction treatment programs, flexible technology policy, fun activities, and individualized treatment plans can all help you or your loved one restore their life and overcome addiction.

Understanding Substance Abuse in College Students: Risk Factors and Statistics

College students are at a statistically increased risk of alcohol use disorder or AUD, as well as other types of addiction. The normalization of binge drinking behaviors and recreational drug use, high-stress levels, and other factors, such as being away from home for the first time, can all impact alcohol consumption in the young adult population. Other risk factors, such as co-occurring mental health conditions, traumatic events, or a family history of alcohol abuse, can further increase the risk that you will develop AUD or another substance use disorder. 

Statistics from the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) found that, at the time of the survey:

  • 29.2 percent of young adults aged 18-25 had engaged in binge drinking in the past month. 
  • 7.2 percent of young adults aged 18-25 had engaged in heavy drinking* over the past month. 
  • 38 percent of young adults aged 18-25 had engaged in some kind of illicit drug use in the past year. 

*The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism or NIAAA defines heavy drinking as five or more drinks per day for men (or 15+ drinks per week) and four or more drinks per day for women (or 8+ drinks per week). 

Even if you are young, the consequences of heavy drinking and addiction are serious. Legal and financial problems, organ damage, overdose, coma, death, and a higher risk of accidents and injury are just some of the potential consequences of substance abuse.

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What We Treat

Explore our specialty programs and unique offerings at our addiction treatment center in Asheville. We provide multiple options so our clients can experience treatment that leads to long-term, sustainable recovery.

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How we can help

Our College Drug Rehab in Asheville Can Help

Ritual Recovery’s outpatient treatment model allows college students to work toward recovery during the day while sleeping in their own homes or our supportive housing facilities at night. We offer partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient recovery programs with individualized treatment plans to ensure that your unique needs are met. Our North Carolina drug rehab for college students treats multiple types of addiction, including but not limited to the following:

  • Alcohol abuse
  • Cocaine abuse
  • Prescription drugs
  • Legal or synthetic highs
  • Methamphetamines 
  • Marijuana 
  • Opioids

If you live with a co-occurring mental health condition or concern, such as depression and other mood disorders, anxiety, or trauma, our mental health and dual diagnosis services can help. 

Generally, clients start with 25 hours of group therapy and at least one hour of individual therapy per week. You will have one family session in your first 30 days of PHP unless you request more. Additionally, our family program lets your family members connect with us once per week over Zoom for support. 

As you progress in treatment, your treatment schedule will become less intensive, allowing more time for class and other commitments. Our staff members will work with your university to accommodate your educational needs or help you take time off while you’re in treatment.

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We Work With Most Major Insurance

We accept most commercial insurance plans that cover out-of-network benefits, typically PPO insurance plans to help cover many of the costs associated with treatment at Ritual Recovery. To find out your personal options for treatment, fill out our free online insurance verification form.

Our Approach

Levels of Care and Treatment Offerings

Our programs consist of evidence-based therapies, holistic treatments, recreation, skill-building, and other activities. Each level of care or treatment option at Ritual Recovery has specific features and a unique time commitment. With that in mind, here’s a little bit about each of our treatment offerings and what to expect. When you reach out to Ritual Recovery, we’ll discuss your treatment options and help you decide on an ideal starting level of care. 

If you have questions about how our services can help you or someone else in your life looking for a college drug rehab in Asheville, call Ritual Recovery at your earliest convenience.

Partial Hospitalization Program

Our partial hospitalization program (PHP) offers the most intensive care at Ritual Recovery. PHP is an ideal alternative to a traditional inpatient program because it provides a highly structured addiction treatment schedule but allows you to return home or to our supportive housing facilities at night. Since PHP allows you to immerse yourself in the recovery process through four scheduled groups per day, recreation activities and adventure therapy, once-weekly individual therapy, and other treatment activities, it is an ideal starting level of care for many clients.

Intensive Outpatient Program

The intensive outpatient program (IOP) at Ritual Recovery is one step below PHP in intensity. While IOP clients still engage in regular groups, individual therapy, and other treatments, such as medication management, IOP requires fewer overall treatment hours per week. Often, IOP is used to help you transition from partial hospitalization to traditional, less intensive outpatient services, but it can also be a starting level of care.

Outpatient Program

Our outpatient program provides optimal flexibility, making it an ideal fit for those with minor or well-managed symptoms who need to attend work, school, or fulfill other obligations while in treatment. Most of the time, outpatient care is used to aid your continued recovery after you finish a higher level of care, like PHP or IOP.

Supportive Housing

Supportive housing is not a level of care. Instead, it is a sober living space for clients in our programs who need or feel they may benefit from it. Ritual Recovery’s sober living facilities are modern and located just twenty minutes outside of downtown Asheville. On-site, you’ll find a range of luxury amenities, including but not limited to the following: 

  • Semi-private rooms
  • Outdoor lounge and fire pit
  • Lounge and game room
  • On-site support staff
  • Transportation

While food is provided, clients make most of their own meals outside of treatment hours. To learn more, feel free to give us a call and schedule a tour of our treatment center and supportive housing space.

Aftercare and Alumni Program

Staying connected to your support system after attending drug rehab for college students can help you stay motivated in recovery and avoid relapse. As you prepare to graduate from treatment, Ritual Recovery’s staff will help you develop a personalized aftercare plan with factors such as school, employment, daily life stressors, and continued therapy in mind. 

We have an alumni program designed to help you stay in recovery after treatment. Alumni options at Ritual Recovery include weekly alumni group therapy, events and get-togethers, and virtual meetings.

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Young Adult Drug Rehab in Asheville Today

If you’re ready to learn more about how our drug rehab for college students can help you or a loved one, contact Ritual Recovery’s young adult drug rehab in Asheville today. We will help you or the college student in your life find a treatment schedule and plan that works. 

To get in touch, complete the contact form on our website or call Ritual Recovery at (828)-222-4515.

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