Springfield Wellness Center’s Outpatient Treatment Compared to Conventional Inpatient Treatment

Duration Cost Effectiveness Side Effects
Springfield Wellness Center
10 days $13,500 More than 90%** Zero to mild cravings, Slight discomfort, Zero substitute addiction
Conventional Inpatient*
28 days $27,399 (estimated)* Less than 60%** Severe cravings, Painful discomfort, Possible substitute addiction


** Percent of patients experiencing no cravings or other symptoms

Regarding citations for the comparison chart, effectiveness depends upon how success is measured (completion of the program, NO subsequent drug use, REDUCED subsequent drug use, no subsequent criminal activity, etc.), and also the profile of the patient (homeless addicts may do better in a residential program because it addresses two problems at once; people with dual-diagnosis may require psychiatric hospitalization, etc.). However the following three citations present a rational that may be helpful:

40%-60% of all (conventional) (inpatient, outpatient, hospital) rehab patients relapse according to the NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Long-term drug use results in changes in the brain that persist long after a person stops using drugs. These drug-induced changes in brain function include an inability to exert control over the impulse to use drugs despite adverse consequences—the defining characteristic of addiction. Springfield Wellness Center restores brain health.

Substance disorders can be treated most cost-effectively in outpatient drug-free settings like Springfield Wellness Center.

Springfield Wellness Center Fees

Assessment (In-person meeting):

Individualized BR+NAD treatment:
$1,350 per day

The assessment and medical history of each patient will determine the recommended number of days of treatment.

Insurance & Financial Aid

Patients whose insurance provides for mental health coverage may be able to receive reimbursement for BR+ NAD treatment.  Please ask for assistance from the Springfield Wellness Center staff.

Additionally, some patients may qualify for financial help through MyTreatmentLender.com. For more information, please visit our page on MyTreatmentLender.