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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Inpatient drug/alcohol treatment does not include detox as that usually occurs in a hospital environment, but follows it.
  • It is recommended that anyone who is struggling with addiction to codeine take part in a drug rehab program of at least a 90 day duration which addresses opiate addiction to ensure that they remain off of the drug for good.
  • Methadone accounts for only 2 percent of painkiller prescriptions in the United State, yet it is responsible for more than 30 percent of prescription painkiller overdose deaths.

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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Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services with regards to intensity of care, because the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of needing to be in a treatment program while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this might seem ideal it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in recovery need to have a successful rehab.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians acquire quality rehabilitation solutions in a rehab environment that's discreet and with rehabilitation professionals at their disposal who understand the unique challenges that they experience in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a rehab that can help them handle these issues and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked before arriving in treatment can be a crucial aspect of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab centers have the staff or resources to focus on the needs of Spanish speaking clientele, but fortunately there are more and more centers that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than ever before. Counselling, study data and so on are now frequently available in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too nationwide.

Other Languages

In every single city in America there is someone being affected by substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require rehabilitation in whatever language it is that they are fluent in so that their needs may be met properly during rehab. Luckily, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehab facilities that have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make drug rehab the most effective experience possible for anyone. Simply find a quality drug rehab facility and find out if it is feasible to receive treatment in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can select whichever program they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people encounter. Likewise, treatment programs will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term treatment within a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals might want to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehab center which will get better results, like a long-term residential drug treatment facility.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only inside the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some kind of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab facilities. Individuals could have to participate in a drug rehabilitation facility which is in their network of providers and there may be other limitations like the length of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation specialist to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility available from many different alcohol and drug treatment programs in an effort to help clients pay for rehab where this may not have been possible originally. As an example, one client's fee for treatment may be different and somebody else whose financial situation is better making them more prepared to pay for the full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars consider variables in addition to income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Ackerman Institute for the Family
    Ackerman Institute for the Family is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    936 Broadway
    New York, NY. 10010

    If you would like to contact Ackerman Institute for the Family, you can reach them at 212-879-4900 x155.

    Ackerman Institute for the Family offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Gays And Lesbians, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

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