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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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Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehab solutions with regards to level of care, for the reason that individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehabilitation facility while undergoing rehab services. While this might appear perfect it may not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in rehabilitation need to experience a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution because one typically triggers the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug treatment programs who are able to specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to be able to not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the problems their impairment impose on them. While detection of this issue can be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL and other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse rehab is required. Apart from ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired people are receiving the support they require in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation centers have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the requirements of Spanish speaking clientele, but fortunately there are more and more centers that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study info and so on are now frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of treatment or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals really have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. Likewise, rehabilitation facilities will often offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehab centers will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present some other type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals might want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehabilitation center which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug rehabilitation facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug and alcohol rehab centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help out with establishing the person's treatment plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation 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 expense of alcohol and drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only within 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 type of alcohol and drug rehab service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Individuals could have to take part in a drug rehab center which is inside their network of providers and there could be other limitations like just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a good program they like and consult with a treatment counselor to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain drug abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient facilities in addition to partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some restrictions regarding how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before you begin rehabilitation so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the treatment program of preference.

  • Aurora Behavioral Health Center
    Aurora Behavioral Health Center is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    2424 South 90th Street
    Milwaukee, WI. 53227

    If you would like to contact Aurora Behavioral Health Center, you can reach them at 414-329-5657.

    Aurora Behavioral Health Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

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