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I. The 10 Best Rehab Facilities in Kansas City

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.

The 10 best rehab facilities in Kansas City, MO are: Kansas City, MO Best Rehab Facilities Badge


Dismas House of Kansas City, Inc

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2300 Main Street, 9th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-256-5330
Dismashousekc.com

For more than 40 years, Dismas House of Kansas City has offered transformational housing to residents recovering from substance abuse. It primarily serves men and women seeking to reestablish their lives after incarceration, homelessness, and substance abuse disorders. Three to five residents live in each home, and patients are able to stay for six months or longer. Professional staff, including licensed ministers and credentialed recovery specialists, provide voluntary counseling and coaching services. Its services meet court-ordered and family services requirements and include a substance abuse traffic offender program and a substance abuse treatment program.

What patients are saying:
According to one former patient, “The people here are amazing. They treat you like a human being and not a drug addict or alcoholic. Their focus is on you first.”

Reviews:

  • 4.11 stars
  • 11 reviews

Healing House, Inc.

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4505 St. John Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64123
816-920-7181
Healinghousekc.org

Healing House, Inc. is a nonprofit, faith-based substance abuse recovery organization in Kansas City. Founded in 2003, it offers transitional housing for men and women who have completed inpatient substance abuse treatment. Its safe and stable homes provide opportunities for spiritual and personal growth through its purposeful guidance to those committed to overcoming addiction. Healing House uses a trifold approach to addiction, and its faith-based support groups provide encouragement and comfort through patients’ shared journeys of recovery. It also helps former patients secure gainful employment.

What patients are saying:
One five-star review stated, “The Healing House is a Godsend. I was not a man prior to my experience here. Today I know who I am, and what my purpose in life is. Momma Judy and Bobbie Jo are angels, and I love them both, as well as every member of this family.”

Reviews:

  • 4.30 stars
  • 75 reviews

Truman Medical Centers

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1000 E. 24th St. Suite 2E
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-404-5850
Behavioralhealthkc.org

Truman Medical Centers is a hospital-based mental health center. It delivers services through community outreach clinics in the Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as from its main location on St. John Street. The center formulates individualized treatment plans for each patient, which include group therapy, coping skills education, and discharge planning. Its inpatient psychiatric services provide short-term crisis stabilization for behavioral health disorders and addiction. Patients receive medication, round-the-clock nursing care, and daily program structure. The center’s adult substance abuse services offer comprehensive treatment for those with co-occurring disorders and include psychoeducation, psychiatry, and relapse prevention.

What patients are saying:
One Facebook reviewer recommends the center, due to “their caring staff and wonderful doctors and nurses and the time they take to help you with what you need.”

Reviews:

  • 3.00 stars
  • 14 reviews

Tri-County Mental Health Services

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3100 NE 83rd St, Suite 1001
Kansas City, MO 64119
816-468-0400
Tri-countymhs.org

Tri-County Mental Health Services has provided mental health and substance abuse disorder services since 1990. It offers treatment for adults, older adults, and adolescents and conducts initial patient assessments to determine the most effective treatments. Tri-County Mental Health Services also delivers outpatient substance use treatment to the general adult population, adolescents, and their families. It makes use of a full range of clinical services to address the patient’s social, emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual needs.

What patients are saying:
One reviewer states, “Rising Star is probably the best mental health facility in the Kansas City metro. … this place is a Godsend and like any mental health facility, it’s what you put into making the program to make it work for you.”

Reviews:

  • 2.98 stars
  • 39 reviews

Benilde Hall Program

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3220 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64127
816-842-5836
Benildehall.org

Benilde Hall Program has been providing transitional housing and substance abuse treatment to homeless men in Kansas City since 1993. It provides services to treat addiction, mental health, and homelessness while helping individuals return to the community as employed, contributing members of society. It has the capacity to house up to 100 men, with each room able to accommodate two to 10 patients. Bunk beds and storage are provided for each client. Participation in group therapy is mandatory, and every client receives an individual treatment plan based on their particular needs. Treatment services include substance use disorder treatment, housing, and mental health services. It also provides an aftercare program from its permanent housing apartment building for patients who have successfully completed the Benilde Hall program.

What patients are saying:
A former patient of the program states, “Saved my life been clean for 4 years. I was not a vet either.”

Reviews:

  • 3.82 stars
  • 18 reviews

Footprints, Inc.

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4501 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110
816-561-0567
Kcfootprints.org

Footprints, Inc., established as a 501©3 in 2001, begin offering services such as outpatient treatment, life skills, and support groups to those in recovery struggling from substance use disorders.  A Vietnam Veteran, compassion for his fellow veterans, Wayne White (the founder) established the Heroes Home Gate, our short-term residence for homeless veterans, in 2009. Heroes Home Gate program is part of the Homeless Veterans Health Care Initiative of the U.S. Veterans Administration and supports participants with shelter, counseling, and transportation. The Wayne D. White Recovery Community Center’s, Footprints headquarters, services include a drop-in center, computer training, classes, and recovery coaching. It also provides an outpatient treatment program for low-income individuals without the means to pay for these services. MAMA’S House, opened in 2017, provides a safe residence for women in recovery. The program is accredited by the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (narronline.org).

What patients are saying:

This five-star review recommends the center as, “One of the best recovery rehab treatment centers I’ve ever been — highly recommended.”

Reviews:

  • 4.91 stars
  • 7 reviews

Swope Health Services Imani House

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3801 Blue Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130
816-923-5800
Swopehealth.org

Founded in 1969, Swope Health Services provides accessible primary healthcare, comprehensive patient care, and behavioral health services. Its team of over 200 professionals offers a wide range of services to assist children, adolescents, and adults coping with behavioral health or chemical dependency issues. The organization also provides programs to assist in recovery, such as an intensive outpatient program, recovery support, and individual and group therapy. Imani House, a division of Swope Health Services, is a residential addiction treatment center for adults over 18. After leaving the facility, graduates receive outpatient aftercare.

What patients are saying:
One prior resident went above the five-star rating with this review, “Great Staff !! Dr. Ron is in my mind every day, and I’ve been doing great for the past two years. Highly recommend for those struggling with inner demons, as the classes dig deep into your soul for the roots of your dependency. Five and one half stars.”

Reviews:

  • 3.59 stars
  • 190 reviews

ReDiscover Treatment Options Program

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8800 Blue Ridge Blvd, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64138
816-966-0903
Rediscovermh.org

ReDiscover Treatment Options Program is a nonprofit community mental health center. It provides comprehensive programs and services for those affected by mental illness and substance use disorders. It offers three levels of outpatient treatment provided by psychiatrists, nurses, substance use counselors, and mental health professionals. Residential substance use disorder treatment is available for men and women, and transitional living is offered for women and mothers with babies. ReDiscover also has two opioid treatment clinics that offer medication-assisted detox. Staffed by experienced physicians, nurses, and counselors, it provides individual and group counseling, along with comprehensive drug testing.

What patients are saying:
A previous patient praised the center with a recent five-star review, stating,”Very well rounded staff. Nice environment from young to old. Wheelchair accessibility. Would recommend to anyone who is willing to be accountable for their actions and treated with the utmost importance as well as respectful and in return, the employees will treat you the same, and at times, better, if the situation calls for it.”

Reviews:

  • 2.90 stars
  • 22 reviews

Heartland Center for Behavioral Change

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1730 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64127
816-421-6670
Heartlandcbc.org

Heartland Center for Behavioral Change is a nonprofit organization located in Kansas City. Founded in 1982, it provides behavioral healthcare and substance use disorder treatment services to those in need. The outpatient treatment facilities employ a combination of medication, counseling, and behavioral therapies to offer a whole-patient approach to treatment. Its medically monitored inpatient detoxification program helps patients manage withdrawal symptoms in a comfortable environment with nursing services and medication assistance. The comprehensive substance treatment and rehabilitation program uses a combination of clinical and supportive services. Individuals in the community with substance use disorders can access a full continuum of care utilizing a person-centered approach with multiple locations throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. Heartland Center’s treatment services are accredited by CARF International.

What patients are saying:
According to a five-star review, “This place has amazing staff! I think they are doing a great job contributing to helping the community and improving the lives of others.”

Reviews:

  • 4.20 stars
  • 20 reviews

Guadalupe Center, Inc.

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2600 Belleview Ave
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-531-6911
Guadalupecenters.org

Guadalupe Center, Inc. is an organization dedicated to improving the community and the quality of life for people of all ethnic backgrounds. Its outpatient treatment program offers counseling and support to adults with substance use disorders. Certified by the Department of Mental Health, the program was designed to counsel and educate the community and those in need about the perils of substance use disorders. For more than two decades, its substance use treatment program has offered services, including alcohol and drug assessments, individual and group counseling, drug analysis, case management, and community support services.

What patients are saying:
No written reviews available

Reviews:

  • 4.64 stars
  • 30 reviews

II. Methodology

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 81 substance abuse treatment centers in the Kansas City 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 Kansas City

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 Missouri.

Use our database to find a treatment center near you

The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of Missouri 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. Kansas City 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.

    Name City Program Telephone Spanish Hotline
    Central Office Of Mid-Missouri (C.O.M.M.) Jefferson City AA (314) 482-1892 N/A
    Central Office Of Southwest Missouri (COSWMO) Springfield AA (417) 823-7125 N/A
    Central Ozarks Area NA Central Ozarks Area NA (417) 372-0747 N/A
    Central Services Of A.A.(St. Louis Central Service Office) Saint Louis AA (314) 647-3677 N/A
    Dist. 12 Office 24 Hr. Answering Service Columbia AA (573) 442-4424 N/A
    District 8 AA Answering Service Poplar Bluff AA (573) 712-0333 N/A
    Down Home Ozark Mountain Area NA Down Home Ozark Mountain Area NA (800) 668-1517 N/A
    Kansas City Area Central Office North Kansas City AA (816) 471-7229 N/A
    Metro Kansas City NA Metro Kansas City NA (800) 561-2250 N/A
    Mid Eastern Missouri Area NA Mid Eastern Missouri Area NA (618) 398-9409 N/A
    Mid-Missouri Area NA Mid-Missouri Area (Jefferson City, Columbia ) NA (800) 945-4673 N/A
    Mokan Area NA Mokan Area (Maryville, Savannah, St Joesph, Tarkio) NA (816) 233-3095 N/A
    North County Intergroup Office (NCO) Hazelwood AA (314) 731-4854 N/A
    Ozark Area NA Ozark Area (SW Missouri including Joplin and Carthage) NA (888) 359-3339 N/A
    Primary Purpose Area NA Primary Purpose Area (Kirksville, Macon, Moberly & surrounding) NA (800) 945-4673 N/A
    Quincy Area NA Quincy Area NA N/A N/A
    Saint Charles Area NA Saint Charles Area NA (636) 697-8406 N/A
    Saint Louis Area NA Saint Louis Area NA (314) 830-3232 N/A
    South Central Missouri Area NA South Central Missouri Area (Camdenton, Lake Ozark, Lebanon, Owensville, Richland, Rolla, St Robert) NA (800) 945-4673 N/A
    SW Missouri Area NA SW Missouri Area (Ava, Humansville, Marshfield, Monet, Republic, Springfield) NA (855) 866-7392 N/A
    Tri County Intergroup St. Peters AA (636) 970-0013 N/A
    West Central Missouri Area NA West Central Missouri Area (East and South of Kansas City) NA (800) 561-2250 N/A

    For more FAQs visit our rehab FAQ page.