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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The elevated risk of heart attack among marijuana users may be caused by marijuana raising blood pressure and heart rate and reducing the blood's capacity to carry oxygen.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • Codeine is often prescribed in the form of syrup to treat the common cough, and "Purple Drank" is a slang term for codeine cough syrup which is combined with Sprite or Mountain Dew and pieces of Jolly Rancher candy for illicit abuse. The concoction takes on a purplish hue, hence the name Purple Drank.

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 various rehabilitation lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any type of and degree of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance plans, there is no need to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who desires it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding intensity of care, since the individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehab center while receiving treatment services. While this may appear ideal it may not provide the required change of surroundings than lots of people in rehabilitation require to have a productive rehab.

Women

Women require quality rehabilitation in rehab but will also need particular attention to the distinctive challenges they face for their gender. Women and men not only face different and distinctive challenges in everyday life due to gender, but additionally may abuse alcohol and drugs for completely different reasons. alcohol and drug treatment facilities which appeal to women and the specific and unique needs that women face can help enormously on the women's road to long term abstinence and a higher quality lifestyle.

Men

Just as men and women encounter varying and unique challenges in daily life that happen to be specific to their gender, women and men can also face unique challenges in rehabilitation which are gender-specific, which is the reason a center specifically designed with these unique needs and obstacles in mind can be quite ideal for someone looking for an effective rehabilitation solution.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders in many cases are given the possibility or ordered to treatment as a term of their sentencing. Sometimes, the offender can select which rehabilitation facility they would like to attend. Upon successful completion, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options so that they can progress in their lives without having to be penalized further.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage because they can select whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people face. In addition, treatment programs will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain treatment centers accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present any other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation facility that will get better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in establishing the individual's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally 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 typically cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehab service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug treatment programs. Individuals could possibly have to participate in an alcohol and drug treatment facility that's in their network of providers and there can be other restrictions like how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select an excellent program they prefer and meet with a treatment counselor to find out if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain drug abuse rehabilitation services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some restrictions as to how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is permitted, and all of these questions will be answered before you begin rehab so that it's clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation center of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility available from numerous drug treatment centers in order to help individuals pay for treatment where this might not have been doable initially. By way of example, one client's fee for rehab may be different and less than someone else whose financial situation is better which makes them more prepared to spend the money for full expense of treatment. Registrars consider variables besides income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Alternatives in Psychological
    Alternatives in Psychological is a Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    5757 West Oklahoma Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI. 53219

    If you would like to contact Alternatives in Psychological, you can reach them at 414-358-7144.

    Alternatives in Psychological offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders
    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)

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