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Drug Addiction Facts

  • A codeine overdose can result in respiratory depression which in extreme cases can result in death.
  • Brain studies indicate that even acute short term use of Ecstasy can adversely affect the areas of the brain involved in higher thought processes, raising concerns regarding possible long-term effects on both infrequent and regular users of Ecstasy.
  • Inpatient treatment centers offer help for individuals suffering from severe addiction to drugs and alcohol. These centers usually offer 30-day therapy to help individuals recover from addiction and learn to live life without substances.

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 in terms of level of care, since the individual can keep their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to remain in a rehabilitation program while undergoing rehab services. Even if this might seem ideal it might not provide the required change of surroundings than many individuals in rehabilitation require to have a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse problems are what are recognized in the field of drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders whilst in rehabilitation to find resolution because one usually triggers the other. Luckily, there are several drug and alcohol rehab centers who can specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face in order to not only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse could possibly have distinctive challenges they must conquer when in rehab, which rehabilitation specialists within the facility they decide to be a part of should be keen of so that a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to select a rehab that's accustomed to helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and drug abuse issues that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical care and the like.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehabilitation or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation programs will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation facilities accept Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present another kind of private medical insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may wish to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality treatment program which will get better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug and alcohol rehab centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in setting up the person's rehab strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If someone has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may be eligible for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only inside the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug and alcohol treatment service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab programs. Individuals could possibly have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility that's inside their network of providers and there can be other restrictions including just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select an excellent center they like and meet with a rehabilitation specialist to determine if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular drug abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There could be some restrictions regarding the length of time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered before you start rehab so that it is clear how long and individual can remain in the rehab program of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option offered by numerous drug rehabilitation facilities in order to help individuals afford rehab where this may not have been doable originally. For instance, one client's fee for rehab could possibly be different and less than somebody else whose financial situation is better making them more prepared to spend the money for full cost of rehab. Registrars take into account additional circumstances besides income including number of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Albany Area Community Service Board
    Albany Area Community Service Board is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center that is located at:

    763 Jesse Johnson Street
    Blakely, GA. 39823

    If you would like to contact Albany Area Community Service Board, you can reach them at 229-724-2206.

    Albany Area Community Service Board offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, 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)