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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive stimulant drug most popularly known as meth, ice, and crystal.
  • When drugs like Ritalin and Adderall are prescribed in routine pediatric doses, they commonly cause hypertension, which can lead to an enlarged heart.
  • Poisoning with ammonia from protracted use of poorly manufactured "freebase" is one of the many potentially serious health risks of using crack cocaine.

Addiction-treatment-center.jpgOnce you have decided to make a change and get help for your addiction problem, the next step is to explaore your treatment facility options. Keep in mind that there is no one-size fits all facility. The most effective way to find an appropriate treatment program that meets your particular needs is to speak with an addiction treatment professional who can assess your specific situation and give you various treatment facility options based on your exact needs. We can help you with this. Simply call our Drug Treatment Help-Line at 1-877-683-7818 and you will be connected to an addiction treatment specialist who can help you find the correct treatment program for you.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services are available in several settings and with different treatment lengths and plans to accommodate the varying needs of clients with any kind of and degree of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential programs now being covered by many insurance plans, you shouldn't have to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions with regards to intensity of care, as the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a treatment facility while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might appear perfect it might not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in rehab require to have a successful rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any type of drug abuse, it is crucial that they obtain top quality care to halt the problem in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and perhaps put their future in jeopardy. Due to the fact adolescent substance abuse which continues often carries on into adulthood, parents must remain vigilant and get their adolescent rehab when an issue is noticed in a program which handles adolescent drug abuse. Many facilities which deal with adolescents provide both inpatient and residential treatment, which has been shown to be the perfect environments for treatment clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders are what are known in the field of drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders while in rehab in order to find resolution simply because one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug and alcohol treatment facilities who can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face so that they can not just become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never feel the need to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Women

Women have to have quality treatment in rehab but may also need particular focus on the distinctive challenges they face because of their gender. Males and females not only face varying and distinctive problems in daily life as a consequence of gender, but in addition may abuse alcohol and drugs for unique reasons. drug and alcohol treatment facilities which focus on women and the specific and unique needs that women face can help enormously on the women's road to permanent sobriety and a higher quality lifestyle.

Men

Just as men and women face varying and unique challenges in everyday life which can be specific to their gender, women and men may also encounter distinctive challenges in rehabilitation which are gender-specific, which explains why a rehab designed specifically with these unique needs and obstacles at heart can be extremely helpful for someone seeking a powerful rehabilitation option.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers possess the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more centers that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study info and so on are now very often accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms facilities which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only cover part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but people in fact have a great deal of leverage because they can choose whichever facility they would like without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation programs will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug and alcohol treatment service which range from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation facilities. Individuals might have to take part in a drug treatment program that's in their network of providers and there may be other restrictions for example the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick an excellent center they prefer and speak with a rehabilitation specialist to find out if their insurance will cover it.

Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the costs of particular drug abuse treatment services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers along with partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations about how long a stay in inpatient drug treatment is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered before you begin rehabilitation so that it's clear just how long and individual can remain in the treatment center of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option made available from a number of drug treatment facilities in order to help individuals pay for rehabilitation where this may not have been possible initially. By way of example, one client's price for rehab may be different and less than someone else whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to pay the full cost of treatment. Registrars take into account additional factors apart from income including number of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • ACT Counseling and Education
    ACT Counseling and Education is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    5010 East Shea Boulevard
    Scottsdale, AZ. 85254

    If you would like to contact ACT Counseling and Education, you can reach them at 602-569-4328.

    ACT Counseling and Education offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)