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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Marijuana, alcohol and cocaine were the most common drugs co-involved in Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, with marijuana being involved in 38.2%, alcohol being involved in 38.1%, and cocaine being involved in 31.8%.
  • The most common method of treatment, in an inpatient treatment, is a therapeutic community, involving the staff and other individuals, focusing on helping the person identify the sources and conditions that lead to substance abuse.
  • Meth causes a more than 3-fold release of dopamine in the brain when compared to 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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Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services with regards to intensity of care, as the individual can keep their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation center while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this may seem ideal it might not provide the much needed change of surroundings than lots of people in rehabilitation need to have a productive rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't cover the entire cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals actually have a much more leverage because they can select whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many people encounter. In addition, rehab centers will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment facilities accept Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present any other kind of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals might want to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehab facility which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment program.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health insurance plans generally cover some kind of drug and alcohol treatment service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Individuals could have to take part in an alcohol and drug treatment program that is inside their network of providers and there may be other restrictions for example the amount of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick an excellent facility they like and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities offer payment assistance to help individuals who may possibly not have sufficient funds to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for their stay. As an example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term program is going to be the more appropriate choice. To determine what payment assistance could be offered, such as a sliding fee scale, talk with the program for details.

  • Allegheny Childrens Initiative
    Allegheny Childrens Initiative is a Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center that is located at:

    2304 Jane Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15203

    If you would like to contact Allegheny Childrens Initiative, you can reach them at 412-431-8006.

    Allegheny Childrens Initiative offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)