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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Serious side effects as a result of methamphetamine use which could be life threatening can include convulsions, dangerously high body temperature, stroke, cardiac arrhythmia, stomach cramps and shaking.
  • Alcohol kills more teenage males and young men than any other drug taken to affect mood and behavior including heroin, cocaine or marijuana.
  • Codeine withdrawal symptoms are similar to those experienced in heroin withdrawal, and typically start within 12-24 hours after the last dose and generally wean away within a week.

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 can be obtained in many different settings with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the various demands of clients with any type of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being included in many insurance plans, you shouldn't have to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services regarding intensity of care, because the individual can keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a treatment program while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in treatment need to have a productive rehab.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug use could possibly have unique obstacles they have to conquer when in rehab, which rehabilitation specialists in the facility they opt to be a part of must be keen of so that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to choose a program which is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face which may include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical treatment and so on.

Women

Women need high quality rehab in rehab but can also need special awareness of the unique challenges they face due to their gender. Women and men not only face varying and distinctive problems in everyday life due to gender, but additionally may abuse alcohol and drugs for completely different reasons. drug treatment centers which focus on women and the specific and unique needs that women face can help significantly on the women's path to long term abstinence and a higher standard of living.

Men

Similar to how men and women encounter varying and unique challenges in life which can be specific to their gender, women and men may also face unique challenges in treatment which are gender specific, which is why a program specifically designed with these unique needs and challenges in mind can be very helpful for someone seeking a powerful treatment option.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders in many cases are given the choice or ordered to rehabilitation as part of sentencing. Often times, the offender can choose which treatment center they would like to attend. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options to enable them to move ahead in their lives without getting penalized further.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation as part of a court order to fulfill a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehabilitation frequently receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug treatment requirements enforced on them as part of sentencing and also of course when successfully completing a drug rehab facility.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever program they would like without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many men and women encounter. In addition, rehabilitation centers will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option provided by a number of drug and alcohol rehab facilities in an effort to help clients afford rehab where this might not have been doable originally. As an example, one client's price for rehabilitation may be different and less than someone else whose finances are better which makes them more prepared to pay for the full price of rehabilitation. Registrars take into consideration additional factors aside from income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug treatment programs provide payment assistance to help clients who might not have adequate money to self pay for treatment or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for his or her stay. By way of example, Sometimes insurance only pays for a short-term center when in fact a long-term center will be the more suitable option. To find out what payment assistance could be offered, like a sliding fee scale, consult the program for details.

  • Better Alternatives Counseling
    Better Alternatives Counseling is an Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    1169 Eastern Parkway
    Louisville, KY. 40217

    If you would like to contact Better Alternatives Counseling, you can reach them at 502-454-6350.

    Better Alternatives Counseling offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)