How to Find Alcohol Treatment

Pointing the way to evidence-based care®

Depending on your situation, many different treatment options may be possible—and this can feel overwhelming. In this section, we'll help you focus your search. 

First, we’ll help you recognize the signs of higher-quality, evidence-based care. These treatment approaches are grounded in science, drawn from carefully designed studies involving thousands of people with alcohol problems.

Then we’ll help you find professional treatment providers, ask them important questions, and make a good choice. 

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How to spot quality treatment

Learn five signs of higher-quality care.

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How to search—And what to ask

Search trusted sources for providers and ask 10 recommended questions.

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How to decide which option is best

Compare the providers you found and make a choice.