Let´s face it-addiction hurts everyone

Millions of Americans struggle with drug and alcohol abuse or dependence. But for anyone dealing with drug and/or alcohol addictions, there are many others who suffer. For more than 20 years, we've treated, counseled and served alcohol addicts, family members and friends, witnessing firsthand the emotional, mental, spiritual and physical effects on all. At Bay Area Recovery Center, we are here to inform, illustrate and provide alcohol and drug rehab in Houston/Galveston, Texas. We offer a real solution to individuals affected by alcoholism and drug addiction.

By conveying our experiences, and the experiences of those whom we have treated, we hope to educate and comfort those affected. In an effort to achieve our mission, we make real-life testimonies available through voluntary videos, which are updated frequently. Through witnessing our experiences, you will surely see that recovery is not only possible, but a reality. The first step is finding an alcohol and drug rehab center where you are comfortable, a place to be at home as you begin recovery. Participants find a place of acceptance and love as soon as they enter Bay Area Recovery Center. They are given the knowledge and tools necessary.

The message from the start is - You can do this and we're here to help! Our Houston/Galveston drug and alcohol rehab professionals and non-professionals will help guide you on your journey. We have witnessed and experienced so many miracles in recovery. To be happy and useful, to actually contribute to family, friends, community and others, it has great effects on hearts and spirits. As alcoholism and drug addiction affects all, so will recovery. We encourage you to call or visit our alcohol and drug rehab center in Texas. It would be our pleasure to show you our facilities, introduce you to our staff and answer any questions you may have about our organization. Let’s face it — recovery affects everyone.

Services We Offer

Click to learn more about our Detoxification program
At Bay Area Recovery Center (BARC), we provide a freestanding, medically based residential detoxification program in Houston. Our environment is a supportive, inviting community in a non-institutionalized setting. Selection of appropriate detoxification medications and complete confidentiality are vital program components that create a safe, humane withdrawal process.

Treatment activities include:
  • Medical history and physical exam
  • Full psychiatric evaluation
  • Stabilization planning
  • Regimented medication programs
  • Vitals monitoring for symptom reduction during detox
  • Preparation for follow-up treatment and ongoing recovery
Click to learn more about our Inpatient Services
Residential clients at Bay Area Recovery Center are provided with comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment in a relaxing, supportive community environment. We have created a home-like atmosphere — a place where you'll feel comfortable so you can focus on the task at hand. Inpatient services are offered for adults, ages 17 and up.

Our inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation activities include:
  • Chemical dependency education and interactive group counseling sessions
  • Individual counseling sessions
  • Personal social adjustment training
  • Vocational adjustment and employment readiness training; job placement services
  • Twelve Step support group orientation
  • Relapse prevention
  • Cognitive intervention
  • Structured activities
Click to learn more about Partial Hospitalization
At Bay Area Recovery Center, we structure our partial hospitalization program to provide clients with the opportunity to come into the residential community for day treatment for substance abuse while maintaining a balance with existing life activities and obligations. Clients are able to return home for the evening and overnight. It is thought to be a less restrictive arrangement and optimal for certain clients. This type of substance abuse treatment is generally used once a client’s condition has stabilized, at which point they can take on greater responsibility for their recovery.
Click to learn more about our Outpatient Services
Designed to work hand-in-hand with clients who work, attend school or have other obligations, we offer two programs with varying levels of involvement. Both outpatient drug programs are designed to suit both male and female participants' needs.

Our outpatient treatment program is comprehensive. An entire team works as the client’s advocate. The team typically includes a combination of doctors, psychiatrists, social workers, therapists, nurses and other mental health workers. The team devises a tailored program for each client that consists of individual and group drug counseling, plus other activities that allow for mental, physical, spiritual and psychological healing and growth. The participation of family and friends is welcomed and encouraged.
Click to learn more about our Intervention Services
The goal of drug and alcohol intervention is to help your loved one recognize the reality and extent of the problem and to agree to addiction treatment. It is an opportunity for friends and family to do something constructive for the addict, rather than being helpless, passive or enabling the individual's addiction.

Because the person receiving the drug or alcohol intervention is often in denial and unwilling to cooperate, it is important to have the professionals from Bay Area Recovery Center support and guide you during this major event. We provide a systematic approach that helps addicts truly recognize crossroads and empowers you to be strong for your loved one. It will be important for you to stop rescuing and enabling the addict, this only allows him or her to continue current behaviors. This may be difficult, but it is a necessary part of the process.
Click to learn more about our Women's program
Our women's program is one of the only non co-ed treatment facilities uniquely focused on rehab for women in the Houston area. Our program facilitates alcohol and drug rehab for women beginning with detoxification all the way through to aftercare.

Our women's facility furthers our mission to provide high-quality drug rehab for women in Houston at the most affordable rate possible. Through our rehab program for women, residents will be able to focus on building self-esteem and self-confidence to achieve long-term recovery in a safe single-gender environment.

  • I went through a treatment center 2 years ago and left not knowing much about the disease of Alcoholism. I continued using pain pills; destroying everyone and everything I loved. With nothing left and nowhere to go, God put me in Dickinson, TX. at the Bay Area Recovery Center. I thought I was different, and no one could have destroyed their lives like me. I thought I could never quit using. I started working the Twelve Steps of AA willingly and honestly. Hope and sanity started to return and the craving to use was removed. I take one day at a time, and have a second chance at life and happiness like I have never known. God surely blesses those that seek his will.

  • Most of my life had been a roller-coaster between success and failure. From corporate wonder boy, to jail or prison in just a few years, over and over again. I always knew that somehow I was different and that there was something wrong with me but I could never figure out what it was. Finally, in 2003, after still another DWI, I had run out of “plan B’s” and just wanted to die. I didn’t think anything would work for me.

    When I went to Bay Area Recovery Center EVERYTHING changed for me. I saw people there who were not using and who were still HAPPY. It gave me the hope that what they were doing might work for me. They educated me about my addiction and showed me what to do about it. I did what they guided me to do, and I began to change.

    I’m still learning how to live sober, but today I’m happy and I feel useful to others. I’m successful in my career, financially stable, and the fear that used to consume me constantly is gone.

    I never have to live in that hell- which was my life- again.

    Thank you Bay Area Recovery Center.

  • I’ve never endured the death of a child, but I have felt the desperation of trying to save my child’s life. Living with the fact that any moment he could die or cause the death of someone else is something no one can imagine unless you’ve done it. No matter how many hours you pray, beg and cry or any amount of money you put into countless numbers of rehabs, until the addict is placed where there is someone who can reach them, you will be in agony every second of every day.

    By the grace of God we found Bay Area Recovery Center. He learned how to be sober by watching them live. They have the same disease of addiction to drugs or alcohol but exist symptom free. He accepted the fact that he needed help from a higher power and is now healthy. He earns a living doing what he loves, he earns admiration by helping fellow addicts and he’s happier than I can ever remember – and it’s because God led him to BARC.

    I know things happen for a reason. I never would have dreamed that something as horrible as drug addiction would be the source of his mission. When I spend time with him, he impels me to be a better person. I will forever be grateful.