The Top-Rated Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Alabama

There are 55 dual diagnosis treatment centers in Alabama. Our editors selected the 10 top facilities based on reviews, accreditations, and how effectively they treat addiction and co-occurring mental disorders.

IN THIS GUIDE

  • Client Client Care Continuum, AltaPointe Health, and 8 other treatment centers. (View All)
  • Each treatment center in our list has: (a) The Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission or CARF for addiction services, (b) Composite online review score of 2/5 stars or better (our grading system explained), (c) Robust programs that effectively treat dual diagnosis disorders. 

Top Dual Diagnosis Drug Rehab Centers

Client Care Continuum

Client Care Continuum in Alabama

205-287-5951  |    Visit Website

200 County Road 3941, Arley, Alabama 35541

Client Care Continuum is a residential treatment facility that provides dual diagnosis care for co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues. Their program is highly focused on physical health and recreation, and there are multiple adventures, outings, and games each week. Their main focus is on treating individuals who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder and how that trauma may have affected or led to their drug abuse.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and PTSD.

Levels of Care: Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: CARF
Editorial Note: CCC has two different programs: one for active-duty military, and one specifically for veterans.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

VA Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

205-554-2000  |    Visit Website

3701 Loop Road East, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35404

The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center provides residential treatment and outpatient treatment to veterans struggling with substance abuse disorders and co-occurring behavioral health conditions or homelessness. Veterans in need will be provided with access to evaluations, relapse prevention groups, living skill development, education groups, gender-specific therapies, anger management classes, vocational guidance, financial help, medication management, recreational therapy, nutritional improvement, spiritual guidance, and aftercare services. Combining various life skills courses and therapies into their treatment programs is most beneficial for these veterans in addressing their overall healthcare needs.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

Levels of Care: Outpatient, Residential Treatment

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission & CARF

AltaPointe Health

AltaPointe Health in Mobile, Alabama

888-335-3044   |    Visit Website

5750-A Southland Drive, Mobile, AL 36693

AltaPointe Health is a medicated-assisted treatment facility that is able to help individuals who might be struggling with uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms. Along with MAT, clients may also participate in individual therapy or support groups to promote long-term recovery. AltaPointe does also offer intensive outpatient programs specifically for women, and all of their outpatient programs are meant to give working individuals options and flexibility when it comes to their treatments. They do take Medicaid, increasing accessibility to those who are in need.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: Residential Treatment, Partial Hospitalization, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: AltaPointe prioritizes admission to women who are pregnant, to women who are pregnant and use needles, to women with children, to those who inject their drugs, and to individuals who have tested positive for HIV.

Department of VA Medical Center

Department of VA Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama

205-933-8101  |    Visit Website

700 South 19th Street, Birmingham, Alabama 35233

The Department of VA Medical Center is an extremely confidential and comprehensive treatment center for veterans. Along with providing evaluations and treatments, the VA Medical Center does research in order to provide the most up-to-date addiction treatment. Clinicians work with their clients to discuss emotional problems, explore vocational opportunities, and work through complications they may be having with their relationships. When clients address mental health disorders at the same time as drug treatment, the likelihood for success and long-term recovery is possible.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Levels of Care: Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission & CARF

Central Alabama Veterans

Central Alabama Veterans in Tuskeegee, Alabama

800-214-8387 |    Visit Website

2400 Hospital Road, Tuskeegee, Alabama 35233

At Central Alabama, there are various different treatment tracks for veterans who need help. They do have PTSD-focused treatment programs that work on addressing mental illness and substance abuse at the same time. The VA Center works to give these veterans access to the treatment that they need, whether it be through inpatient or outpatient services. Behavior therapies are critical in addressing the reasons for substance abuse and for helping these clients discover coping skills and ways to manage their mental illnesses.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety.

Levels of Care: Inpatient, Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission & CARF

Bradford Health Services in Warrior

Bradford Health Center in Warrior, Alabama

205-647-1945   |    Visit Website

1189 Allbritton Road, Warrior, AL 35180

There are two different groups of individuals treated at Bradford Health: young adults aged

19-29 and adults older than 30. Within those groups, Bradford Health provides a wide range of treatment options and levels of care to address every person’s specific needs. They also offer medication assistance. Bradford Health offers clients a mixture of 12-step ideals with clinically researched treatment options for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Detoxification, Inpatient Treatment, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP, Sober Living, Aftercare

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission & NAATP

Substance Use Disorder Clinical Care

Substance Use Disorder Clinical Care in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

800-223-9531 |    Visit Website

4100 Gross Road, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama 35809

The Substance Use Disorder Clinical Care facility at the Fox Army Health Center provides treatment to veterans, active-duty military, and their loved ones. The services provided include psychotherapy, medication management, group therapy, educational services, and evaluations for occupational opportunities.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and mood disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety disorders, and PTSD.

Levels of Care: Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission

A Center for Eating Disorders

A Center For Eating Disorders in Birmingham, Alabama

205-933-0041    |    Visit Website

2401 Arlington Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205

A Center for Eating Disorders prioritizes treating individuals in ways that meet their own personal goals rather than trying to force a client to fit into a pre-determined plan. Clients pick their specific goals, work closely with treatment staff to ensure those goals remain at the forefront of treatment and establish programs based on individual strengths and needs. In some cases, the eating disorder led to substance abuse and vice versa, making it critical for both co-occurring disorders to be treated at the same time. Though there is a very long list of therapies offered at A Center for Eating Disorders, some of the treatment options include cooking classes, group therapy, medical advice and monitoring, prayer, meditation, yoga, and more.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and eating disorders. They provide eating disorder-only treatment services as well.

Levels of Care: Residential Treatment, IOP, PHP, Aftercare

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Elk River Treatment

Elk River Treatment in Huntsville, Alabama

866-906-8336   |    Visit Website

4812 Commercial Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35816

Elk River is a residential substance abuse treatment center for teens that provides 24/7 medical supervision by professional and compassionate staff. Clients will participate in a variety of different treatment plan options, including individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy. A lot of emphases is placed on those peer support groups as it can help these teens develop relationships and explore their feelings in a structured, professionally-led group. And because teenagers are extremely impressionable and all require very different things, no two plans at Elk River are the same.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety disorders, ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, ODD, and PTSD.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Treatment

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: D
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System

Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System in Mobile, Alabama

251-219-3918 |    Visit Website

4444 Demetropolis Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619

The VA Gulf Coast center provides evaluation services, consultations, and confidential outpatient services. Along with that, they provide relationship or marriage counseling and protections against self-harm. Clients will participate in individual or group therapies, and other treatments may be used depending on the specific needs of the client.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders.

Levels of Care: Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: D
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Our Grading System

We assign letter grades to each center based on their cumulative online review ratings:

  • A = 4.3 – 5 Stars
  • B = 3.5 – 4.2 Stars
  • C = 2.6 – 3.4 Stars
  • D = 2 – 2.5 Stars
  • F = > 2 Stars

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Alabama Addiction Resources

Additional Resources For Finding a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center in Alabama:

Overdose Prevention Resources

  • In the event of a suspected overdose call 911 and monitor the individual until paramedics arrive. 
  • NEXT Distro – Alabama: An opioid overdose prevention organization that provides a naloxone locator tool in Alabama, information on the Good Samaritan Laws in the state, and stats on the overdose rate in recent years.
  • Alabama Public Health: This site provides information on the Good Samaritan Laws and standing orders in the state that can protect someone if they call the police in the event of an overdose.
  • Jefferson County Department of Health – Naloxone Training: 205-930-1065 A program that provides free naloxone training and free naloxone to people who register and take a short training class.
  • Not One More Alabama: A program designed to reduce and help end opioid overdoses in Alabama. This site provides helpful resources for those currently addicted to opioids, opioid overdose prevention resources, and a variety of recovery resources to help people recover from opioid addiction.
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