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Drug Addiction Facts

  • As of February 1, 2014 Canadian pharmacists will start giving out a formulation of methadone called Methadose, covered under PharmaCare, which is the same dosage but patients will only have to ingest a 10-millilitre dose of the liquid, which is about two teaspoons, instead of 100 millilitres, just under half a cup.
  • 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%.
  • In heavy marijuana users, traces of THC can sometimes be detected for weeks after they have stopped using marijuana.

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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Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are available to anyone that has to be safely managed through detox services when intensely dependent to alcohol and drugs, or who needs a broader spectrum of care such as somebody who is dealing with a dual diagnosis so also requires mental health services as part of their rehabilitation procedure. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and substance abuse because of the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this issue is often hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and also other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is needed. Besides ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the support they require in drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Self Payment

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

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present some other kind of private health insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality treatment center that will get better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at alcohol and drug rehab programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help out with establishing the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some type of drug rehab service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment centers. Individuals could possibly have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center which is within their network of providers and there may be other limitations including just how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent center they prefer and meet with a treatment counselor to ascertain if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain drug abuse rehab services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient facilities and also partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some restrictions as to how much time a stay in inpatient drug treatment is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered prior to starting rehab so that it is clear just how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation facility of choice.

  • BayCare Health
    BayCare Health is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    1200 7th Avenue
    St. Petersburg, FL. 33705

    If you would like to contact BayCare Health, you can reach them at 727-825-1100 x1652.

    BayCare Health offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)