Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Taft, Texas

Taft, Texas is named after the massive Taft Ranch, which was a million-acre spread owned by the half-brother of U.S. President Taft. With a population of about 3,100 residents located in south Texas approximately 12 miles north of Corpus Christi, Taft is noted as a friendly and down-to-earth community.

Rehab Centers In Taft, Texas

Though Taft is known as a small town, its residents still struggle with the same alcohol and drug abuse problems as the rest of the nation. Fortunately, there are a number of alcohol and drug rehab centers available to help Taft residence manage addiction and restore health.

Council On Alcohol And Drug Abuse (COADA), Coastal Bend

The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse is a Corpus Christi-based substance use disorder and mental health organization serving the Coastal Bend area. COADA operates a clinic in Taft on Roots Avenue offering intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) for adults. 

COADA’s IOP program offers individual and group counseling, case management, and family components in both day and night sessions. COADA also offers youth treatment programs at its other locations in Corpus Christi, Sinton, and Beeville.

Shoreline Treatment Center

Shoreline Treatment Center is located on Gregory Street in Taft. The Center offers detox, short-term, and long-term residential programs for adolescents ages 13 to 17. Shoreline Treatment Center accepts private insurance plans, Texas State program funding, Medicaid, and IHS/Tribal/Urban funds. 

Youth participating in the program receive educational assistance, including Shoreline Academy, a charter school which provides a high school equivalency program and credit recovery.

Rehab Centers Near Taft, Texas

Taft is located about 10 miles across the bay from Corpus Christi. It is located in San Patricio County, which is one of the nine counties that comprise the Texas Coastal Bend region. 

South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services (STSARS), Corpus Christi

STSARS operates a number of programs for substance use disorders in the Corpus Christi Area. The organization offers the SALUD program for re-entry and recovery services for incarcerated men and women, which includes mental health and substance use disorder treatment, including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and supportive services for HIV/Hepatitis. 

Other services include outpatient treatment for men and women, a specialized program for women with children, and a program for co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Counseling And Recovery Services (CARS), Corpus Christi

Counseling and Recovery Services (CARS) provides Medication-Assisted Therapy (MAT) for individuals with opioid use disorders at two locations: Corpus Christi and Tomball. Methadone-based treatment is available for dependency on illegal and prescription opioids. The program also provides individual, group, and family counseling to men and women.

Substance Abuse In Taft And San Patricio County

Corpus Christi’s Gulf Coast location has led to some of the biggest drug enforcement actions in Texas in recent years. In January 2018, drug distributors from Corpus Christi and San Patricio County received sentences of 10 to 25 years for possession and conspiracy to sell large amounts of methamphetamines, crack cocaine, and powder cocaine. Also:

  • Prescription drugs, including benzodiazepines (such as Xanax), remain problem drugs in the Coastal Bend, accounting for about 10 percent of toxicology reports in 2017.

  • Heroin use is approximately 20 percent less in 2017 than 2016 but still accounted for over 8,200 treatment admissions in 2017.

  • Methamphetamine, cannabis, and cocaine are considered the top three illegal drugs in Houston and Corpus Christi, responsible for hospital admissions, treatment, and poison center calls in 2017.

Traveling For The Best Program

Residents of Taft who need substance use disorder treatment will find outpatient counseling and a residential program for teens in their community. Individuals with other needs for residential treatment, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), or who want to participate in alternative programs can benefit from traveling to Corpus Christi. Additional programs and services are available in Houston, and in other urban areas in Texas.

For more information on alcohol and drug rehab treatment in Taft, Texas and surrounding areas, contact us today.

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