2 Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Rio Grande City, Texas

Rio Grande City is about 40 miles west of McAllen, Texas, and is located on the border with Mexico. The city is home to many historic buildings and sites evoking Texas and Western heritage. With about 14,000 residents, the city is linked to Camargo in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas by the Rio Grande City-Camargo International Bridge.

Rehab Centers In Rio Grande City, Texas

Rio Grande City is not a wealthy community. More than 40% of local families live below the poverty level. It is the seat of Starr County in Southwest Texas, and the majority of residents are Hispanic/Latino. There is at least one rehab center in Rio Grande City.

Serving Children And Adults in Need (SCAN)

SCAN is a Laredo-based organization which operates over 30 programs in Southwest Texas. The organization offers an outpatient drug and alcohol treatment program for adolescents, men, and women at its location on East 3rd Street in Rio Grande City. Services are available in Spanish, and the organization also offers family and group counseling.

Rehab Centers Near Rio Grande City, Texas

Rio Grande City does not have any residential substance use disorder treatment, providers. Residents will need to travel approximately 40 miles east to McAllen to access residential detox and treatment services.

Treatment Associates, McAllen, Texas

Treatment Associates is a Texas state-funded outpatient treatment organization located on North 22nd Street in McAllen. The organization offers an intensive outpatient program (IOP) and regular outpatient treatment. Treatment Associates does not accept patients with opioid use disorders. The insurance-based program also accepts cash or self-payment.

South Texas Behavioral Health Center, Edinburg, Texas

South Texas Behavioral Health Center is located on Trenton Road in Edinburg, Texas. The facility offers inpatient treatment programs for adolescents, adults, and older adults. The Center also provides an intensive outpatient program (IOP) and regular outpatient treatment programs and therapy for drug and alcohol use.

Behavioral Health Solutions Of South Texas, Pharr, Texas

Behavioral Health Solutions is located on N. Cage Blvd. in Pharr, offering an outpatient treatment program for men and women which includes 24 group sessions. Family counseling is also available. The program uses cognitive behavioral therapy and is an evidence-based curriculum. Bilingual services are available.

Substance Abuse In Rio Grande City & Starr County

As the seat of Starr County, Rio Grande City is located in Texas Prevention Resource Center 11 (PRC 11), providing services and planning for the 19 counties in Southeast Texas. Key findings related to substance abuse in the area include:

  • More than 4,600 people received substance use disorder treatment in 2015, according to PRC 11's Needs Assessment report.

  • The primary substances for which people requested treatment were alcohol, opioids, and marijuana.

  • 35% of 12th Grade students in Region 11 reported using marijuana and 50% reported using alcohol during the prior month.


Traveling For The Best Program

Rio Grande City and Starr County are among the highest areas of poverty in Texas. With one outpatient treatment program in the community, residents will need to travel to McAllen, or elsewhere in Texas, for detox, residential treatment, and intensive outpatient services. Traveling for treatment can provide space from unhealthy environments as well as a fresh perspective. For help locating a treatment center in Texas, contact RehabCenter.net today.


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