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Drug Addiction Facts

  • There is evidence from studies of stimulant addicts and case reports that stimulant drugs can cause heart disease, including inflammation and scarring.
  • Heroin injection is a significantly more efficient means of administering the drug and delivers more intense effects than smoking or snorting.
  • Codeine overdose can cause respiratory depression and other severe adverse reactions including heart failure, heart attack, pulmonary failure, liver or kidney failure, jaundice, amnesia, seizures, blackouts, and coma.

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 a number of settings along with different rehab lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential facilities now being covered by many insurance companies, there's no need to postpone receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions in terms of level of care, for the reason that individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to remain in a rehabilitation program while undergoing treatment services. Although this might appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than many individuals in rehab need to have a successful rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents become involved in any kind of drug use, it is important that they obtain high quality care to stop the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and maybe jeopardize their future. Because adolescent drug abuse which continues often carries on into adulthood, parents must stay astute and get their adolescent treatment when an issue is noticed in a program which addresses adolescent drug use. A lot of facilities which deal with adolescents offer both inpatient and residential treatment, that has been proven to be the very best environments for rehab clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders during rehabilitation in order to find resolution simply because one usually triggers the other. Luckily, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs who can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to be able to not merely become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug use could have unique obstacles they have to overcome whilst in rehab, which rehab specialists in the center they opt to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure that a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to choose a program that is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the distinctive life and drug use issues that these clients face which may include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical treatment and the like.

Women

Women need quality treatment in rehab but might also need particular attention to the distinctive challenges they face because of gender. Men and women not just face varying and unique problems in everyday life as a consequence of gender, but also may abuse alcohol and drugs for very different reasons. drug rehabilitation programs which appeal to women and the specific and unique needs that women encounter can help significantly on a women's path to permanent abstinence and a higher quality of life.

Men

Just as women and men encounter varying and unique challenges in daily life which can be specific to their gender, women and men could also encounter unique challenges in rehabilitation which are gender specific, which is why a program specifically designed with these unique needs and challenges at heart can be be extremely helpful for someone seeking an effective treatment option.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab as part of a court ruling in order to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol treatment often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug treatment specifications enforced on them as part of sentencing specifically of course when successfully graduating a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug treatment facilities possess the staff or resources to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more facilities that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Therapy, study information and the like are now very often accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of treatment or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but people actually have a great deal of leverage because they can choose whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, treatment facilities will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Some treatment programs will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present some other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehabilitation program which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug rehab facility.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If someone has no private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only in the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility provided by a number of drug rehabilitation facilities to help help individuals pay for rehab where this may not have been possible initially. As an example, one client's price for treatment could possibly be different and lower than another person whose financial situation is better which makes them more prepared to pay the full price of rehabilitation. Registrars consider variables apart from income including number of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Aurora Counseling Services Inc
    Aurora Counseling Services Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    6803 South Western Avenue
    Oklahoma City, OK. 73139

    If you would like to contact Aurora Counseling Services Inc, you can reach them at 405-634-4434.

    Aurora Counseling Services Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)