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I. The 6 Best Rehabs in Lexington, KY

To be sure we are recommending the best facilities, our team of researchers developed five core metrics to determine the quality of each treatment center. These metrics cover key aspects such as cost, treatment approaches, and rehab services provided. For more information, read the full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

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Landmark Recovery

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1510 Newtown Pike, Suite 120
Lexington, KY 40511
859-212-6734
Landmarkrecovery.com

The Lexington branch of Landmark Recovery offers outpatient rehab services to patients of all ages with drug or alcohol addictions. It provides an intensive outpatient treatment that lasts for up to 10 weeks and is designed to allow patients to adapt to a sober lifestyle following discharge from an inpatient treatment program. Participants attend multiple group, individual, and family therapy sessions throughout the week while continuing to live at home and fulfill work obligations. After completing the outpatient program, clients receive ongoing support through continued participation in therapy sessions and contact with alumni support staff.

What patients are saying:

Many online reviewers praise Landmark Recovery for its comforting atmosphere and caring, professional staff. One past resident writes, “Pleasant and inviting atmosphere due to the friendly staff and the participants … A wonderful place to start a new beginning. Thank you Landmark Recovery for all that you do for those coping with the issues.”

Reviews:

  • 4.68 stars
  • 86 reviews

Isaiah House Treatment Center

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2084 Main Street
Willisburg, KY 40078
859-375-9200
Isaiah-house.org

Isaiah House Treatment Center is a faith-based residential and outpatient facility for men that’s set in 11 acres of beautiful countryside. Its treatment programs address the spiritual, physical, and mental aspects of clients’ lives through individual and group therapy. Residents have the opportunity to attain their GEDs and attend college courses with up to 12 transferable credits. Job skills training and financial management courses are also offered, and after 100-120 days of treatment, clients are guaranteed the opportunity of employment. Patients can use the many amenities on offer at Isaiah House, including a chapel, game room, and weight room.

What patients are saying:

A previous patient of Isaiah House says, “Awesome facility with even greater staff. This place really cares about the clients and strives to ensure the best possible treatment possible for each individual. Isaiah house helps you build structure in your life and gives you hope for a brighter tomorrow. Also great on transitioning clients back into society, so they can continue their journey, SOBER!”

Reviews:

  • 4.40 stars
  • 48 reviews

New Vista

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1351 Newtown Pike, Building 1
Lexington, KY 40511
859-253-1686
Bluegrass.org

New Vista offers outpatient treatment programs for men and women with substance use disorders. It tailors treatments to the needs of the individual and helps clients learn coping skills, relapse prevention, and recovery maintenance skills. Patients attend group therapy and education sessions three days a week for a minimum of nine hours each week while continuing to live at home and work in the community. Individual and family counseling are also provided as part of the intensive outpatient program. New Vista offers specialized recovery services and programs for teenagers and pregnant and postpartum women.

What patients are saying:

Online reviews describe the staff at New Vista as professional and compassionate. One patient writes, “I’ve been coming to therapy/counseling for about 5 mos now and have been given great tools to manage my stress and anxiety … with my family issues and history of substance abuse. I recommend for anyone thinking about it.”

Reviews:

  • 4.12 stars
  • 37 reviews

Chrysalis House, Inc.

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1589 Hill Rise Drive
Lexington, KY 40504
859-977-2504
Chrysalishouse.org

Chrysalis House, Inc. has been providing support to women and their families in recovery from alcohol and other drugs for more than 40 years. It specializes in helping expecting mothers, allowing them to keep their newborns and toddlers with them while receiving treatment. During a six-month residential program, patients participate in individual and group therapy, psycho-educational courses, peer mentoring, 12-step involvement, and community volunteerism. The Chrysalis House team includes domestic violence counselors, housing coordinators, and a job readiness coordinator. After graduating from the program and transitioning to independent living, women continue to attend therapy sessions for an additional year.

What patients are saying:

A graduate of Chrysalis House says, “An absolutely amazing program that saved my life. Run by very skilled professionals that have a sincere passion for helping women, and their children, to succeed in life. I would recommend to anyone trying to change their life for the better.”

Reviews:

  • 4.60 stars
  • 52 reviews

Hope Center Recovery Program for Women

360 West Loudon Avenue
Lexington, KY 40508
859-252-7881
Hopectr.org

Hope Center offers a supportive, safe environment where women can recover from substance addiction and alcoholism. Priority for its recovery dynamics program is given to the homeless and at-risk women. The recovery program lasts seven to nine months and puts into action the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous through group lectures, individual workbook activities, and discussion sessions. Women participate in peer support groups, daily living skills training, job responsibilities training, and activities that address the challenges to sober living. A nurse practitioner is on hand to address the mental and physical health needs of patients. Upon completion, women are eligible to enter transitional housing while they continue to receive support through the recovery program until they are ready to live on their own.

What patients are saying:

A past patient of Hope Center writes, “I absolutely recommend The Hope Center Recovery Program for Women. They have the most amazing staff that have true love and concern for their clients. I came in this house broken down and so tired of living in the darkness. The love and concern I was shown in this house built me back up to make me the woman, daughter, and mother, I am today.”

Reviews:

  • 3.87 stars
  • 196 reviews

Ridge Behavioral Health System

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3050 Rio Dosa Drive
Lexington, KY 40509
859-269-2325
Ridgebhs.com

Ridge Behavioral Health System is a 110-bed hospital that supports and treats children, adolescents, and adults with chemical dependency and mental health issues. Its inpatient program utilizes a multidisciplinary team, including registered nurses, licensed therapists, and board-certified psychiatrists. Patients requiring detox services can enter the Ridge Recovery Center program where they spend up to 28 days transitioning from initial detoxification and stabilization before moving to inpatient rehabilitation. The recovery program incorporates individual treatment plans, on-site Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous, group and family therapy, and education so patients acquire coping strategies that promote self-esteem and personal responsibility.

What patients are saying:

One patient describes their time at Ridge Behavioral Health System saying, “I left with all the knowledge, resources and tools I need to stay clean and sober. If you need to get straight the Ridge is a great place to do it. To all the staff Thanks for helping me I will never forget you.” Another writes, “I just got out and I’m very glad I went there … The staff was amazing, they were all friendly and supportive of our recovery. I would definitely recommend to anyone in need.”

Reviews:

  • 2.64 stars
  • 140 reviews

II. Methodology

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 63 substance abuse treatment centers in the Lexington area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.

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For more information, feel free to read a full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

III. Getting Help in Lexington

Start by determining your coverage

To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.

To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in Kentucky.

Use our database to find a treatment center near you

The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of Kentucky recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Enter your zip code and select the filter icon to find relevant treatment centers near you.

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    IV. Lexington Rehab FAQs

    Do I need to go to rehab?

    Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.

    How long does rehab last?

    Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. Common rehab lengths are:

    How much does drug rehab cost?

    Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.

    How does rehab work?

    Rehab is made up of four basic steps:

    • Assessment
    • Detox
    • Therapy
    • Aftercare

    To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process.

    How important is aftercare? 

    One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

    To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.

    NameCityProgramTelephoneSpanish Hotline
    Across the River Area NAAcross the River Area (Henderson)NA(877) 642-5831N/A
    Bluegrass IntergroupLexingtonAA(859) 225-1212N/A
    Bowling Green Central OfficeBowling GreenAA(270) 782-5267N/A
    Grassroots Area NAGrassroots Area (Campton, Inez, Salyersville, etc.)NA(855) 319-8869N/A
    Greater Louisville Intergroup IncLouisvilleAA(502) 582-1849N/A
    Intergroup 17OwensboroAA(270) 683-0371N/A
    Kentucky Cumberland Area NAKentucky Cumberland AreaNA(859) 253-4673N/A
    Kentucky Survivors Area NAKentucky Survivors Area (Lexington)NA(859) 253-4673N/A
    Louisville Area NALouisville AreaNA(502) 499-4423N/A
    No. Kentucky Central OfficeCovingtonAA(859) 491-7181N/A
    Pennyrile Area NAPennyrile Area (Paducah & Hopkinsville)NA(877) 708-6614N/A
    Progress in Recovery Area NAProgress in Recovery AreaNA(859) 253-4673N/A
    South Central Kentucky Area NASouth Central Kentucky Area (Bowling Green, Glasgow, Scottsville, Franklin)NA(866) 901-2849N/A
    Unity Area NAUnity Area (Maysville, Flemingsburg, Tollesboro)NA(800) 587-4232N/A
    Western Kentucky IntergroupGilbertsvilleAA(800) 606-6047;(270) 362-7141N/A

    For more FAQs visit our rehab FAQ page.