There’s a variety of different drug and alcohol treatment centers in Las Vegas that offer some form of detox or rehab for people struggling with substance use disorders. Browse the listings below to find a treatment center in Las Vegas or nearby that works best for you.
Known to many as Sin City, Las Vegas is home to 24-hour bars, nightclubs, and marijuana dispensaries that make it easy for visitors and residents alike to become susceptible to drug and alcohol misuse.
Rates of amphetamine and opioid misuse are high in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. Nevada’s amphetamine death rate was the highest in the nation in 2018, and is predicted to surpass the state’s prescription opioid death rate.1 Between 2017 and 2019, the amount of methamphetamine seized in Las Vegas by law enforcement more than doubled, from 47,000 pounds to 112,000 pounds.2 Methamphetamine has become easier to obtain on the Las Vegas streets than heroin and cocaine given its low cost, high quality, and high potency.1
Drug overdoses also continue to rise in Las Vegas, where during the summer of 2020, the number of fentanyl-related deaths in Clark County exceeded deaths caused by prescription opioids.2 Between 2019 and 2020, Las Vegas saw a 31% increase in drug-related overdoses involving counterfeit pills containing fentanyl, with the most noticeable increase seen during the first 5 months of the pandemic.3 Las Vegas hospitals and addiction treatment centers have reported that rates of opioid and alcohol misuse have also increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.4
There are an estimated 90 substance abuse and mental health treatment centers in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, one of which is American Addiction Centers’ very own Desert Hope treatment center. Additionally, there are 270 healthcare practitioners that prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence.5
In Nevada, there are an estimated 160 drug and alcohol rehab centers and 530 buprenorphine practitioners.5 Las Vegas is home to roughly 56% of the state’s drug and alcohol rehab centers and to 51% of the state’s buprenorphine prescribers.
There are also 11 dedicated opioid treatment programs throughout Las Vegas and Henderson that offer opioid detox services and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to those in recovery from opioid addiction.6
Self-help support groups and 12-Step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are great sources of support and encouragement to those in recovery from substance use disorders.7 Addiction support groups such as these can introduce people in recovery to peers who are facing similar struggles and teach them unique ways to manage triggers and cravings for drugs and alcohol.
AA meetings in Las Vegas are located all throughout the city and take place 7 days a week.8 Meetings begin as early as 5:30 a.m. and as late as 10 p.m. on most days of the week.8 AA and NA members have the option to attend in-person or virtual meetings.8
Those who are interested in attending an AA meeting in Las Vegas can review the meeting schedule on the official Las Vegas AA Central Office website.8 The full schedule of NA meetings in the Las Vegas area can be viewed on the official NA website.9