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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Drug addiction rehab programs are available on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. While both types of rehab programs may lead to positive treatment of an addiction, an inpatient program has a few advantages over an outpatient one.
  • Once cocaine's euphoric effects fade users often experience agitation, depression, anxiety and paranoia.
  • Once Ecstasy is consumed it takes only about 15 minutes for the drug to enter the bloodstream and reach the brain, and one "hit" of Ecstasy can last for 3 to 6 hours.

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 low end of the spectrum of rehab services in terms of level of care, because the individual is able to keep their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to stay in a rehabilitation program while receiving rehab services. While this may seem ideal it will not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in recovery require to experience a productive rehabilitation.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem can be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services available for them when substance abuse treatment is needed. Other than ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are getting the help they require in drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation centers will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present any other form of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of facilities, and in such cases individuals may wish to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehab program which will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may be eligible for state insurance, they can talk with their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but usually only in the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some form of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug treatment facilities. Individuals might have to take part in a drug rehab center that is inside their network of providers and there may be other restrictions like the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a quality center they like and consult with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of particular substance abuse rehabilitation services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities along with partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations concerning how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered prior to starting rehabilitation so that it's clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehab center of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility made available from a number of drug and alcohol treatment centers in order to help clients afford treatment where this might not have been doable initially. By way of example, one client's fee for rehabilitation may be different and less than somebody else whose finances are better making them more prepared to pay the full expense of rehab. Registrars take into account additional circumstances aside from income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug treatment programs provide payment assistance to help clients who may possibly not have adequate money to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term center when in fact a long-term program will be the more appropriate selection. To determine what payment assistance can be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, check with the facility for particulars.

  • Akeela Gateway Ctr for Human Services
    Akeela Gateway Ctr for Human Services is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab that is located at:

    3050 5th Avenue
    Ketchikan, AK. 99901

    If you would like to contact Akeela Gateway Ctr for Human Services, you can reach them at 907-225-4135.

    Akeela Gateway Ctr for Human Services offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)