Substance use and addiction disorders | Ascension
Behavioral and mental health specialists at Ascension sites of care provide care for substance use disorders and addictions.

Care for substance use and addiction disorders

Care teams at Ascension sites of care help treat addiction and substance use disorders and deliver therapies that focus on your needs.

Experiencing substance use or other addictions can make daily life and relationships difficult and should not be ignored. Start a conversation with a doctor who listens. When you need to talk, we’re here to listen. Our doctors and specialists in substance use and addiction deliver care for the whole you – including your physical and emotional health. Your doctor is part of a national team of mental health specialists, sharing best practices and research. Working together, we deliver advanced care for all types of substance use disorders and addictions, including:

  • Alcoholism
  • Chemical dependency on prescription medications and illegal substances
  • Nicotine addiction
  • Other addictions: gambling, internet and gaming, sex, and shopping

Comprehensive care for addiction

Reaching out for support for addiction is an important step that takes courage when you or a loved one is struggling. Addiction specialists and mental health professionals at Ascension sites of care are here to help. We have dedicated treatment programs for adolescents and adults, including:

  • 24/7 mental health emergency care
  • Behavioral health counseling for individuals and families
  • Intensive inpatient addiction recovery programs
  • Partial-day treatment programs
  • Residential treatment programs

Your doctor and care team start by listening to understand you, so your treatment and recovery care plan are customized for you and your health needs. Your doctor and care team use the latest addiction recovery techniques, including medication and behavioral therapy to help reduce cravings and support withdrawal symptoms. At Ascension sites of care, we provide advanced treatments, supportive recovery programs and follow-up care for your overall health and well-being.

Care for substance use disorder and other mental illness

Being diagnosed with a mental health condition also increases your risk for a substance use disorder. Your doctor can connect you and your family with mental health professionals committed to delivering comprehensive care for a substance use disorder and mental health conditions, such as:

24/7 care for a mental health emergency

Quickly recognizing the signs that you or a loved one is experiencing moderate to severe mental or emotional distress is the first step in getting necessary care. For emergencies, including severe mental health distress and suspected substance overdose, ERs at our hospitals are open 24/7.


If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 911.

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

No matter what problems you're dealing with, if you need someone to lean on for emotional support, call or text 988 or chat

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If you or a loved one is experiencing an immediate life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.

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Choose Ascension for substance use and addiction disorders