Alcohol Use and Older Adults

Frequently Asked Questions

24. What types of facilities treat alcohol use disorder?

Some people with an alcohol use disorder are treated in a facility, such as a hospital, mental health center, or substance abuse clinic. Treatment may last as long as several weeks. This type of treatment typically involves detoxification (when a person is weaned from alcohol), medicine, and counseling.

Learn more about treatment settings for alcohol problems.

Use the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator to find a treatment facility.