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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Within just the first six months of 2013, 3.4 million fentanyl prescriptions were dispensed in the U.S.
  • Many children being "treated" with prescription stimulants experience what is known as a "rebound effect", which is caused when the medication wears off during the day and the child experiences a period of aggression and irritability.
  • Prescription stimulant drugs are amphetamine drugs, primarily with the active ingredient methylphenidate, known under the brand names Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta.

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 accessible to anyone that has to be safely managed through detox services when heavily addicted to alcohol and drugs, or who needs a better spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis and also needs mental health solutions as part of their rehabilitation procedure. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehab services in terms of level of care, since the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to remain in a rehab facility while receiving rehab services. Even though this may appear perfect it will not provide the required change of environment than a lot of people in recovery need to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders while in rehabilitation to find resolution due to the fact one typically exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are many alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs who can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face to enable them to not simply become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug use could possibly have distinctive challenges they must overcome during treatment, which treatment professionals within the rehab they opt to be a part of have to be keen of so that a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to choose a rehab that's accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of services including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug abuse as a result of challenges their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem can often be difficult among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is necessary. Besides ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the help they need in drug and alcohol treatment.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will usually offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs accept Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present another type of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of facilities, and in cases like this individuals may want to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality treatment program that will produce better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug treatment programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the program 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 covered through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being paid for through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some type of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Individuals could have to participate in a drug rehabilitation facility which is within their network of providers and there could be other limitations for example the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality center they prefer and speak 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 substance abuse rehab services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs and also partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some restrictions regarding just how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered before beginning rehabilitation so that it's clear how long and individual can remain in the treatment center of preference.

  • Brentwood Hospital
    Brentwood Hospital is an Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    1006 Highland Avenue
    Shreveport, LA. 71101

    If you would like to contact Brentwood Hospital, you can reach them at 318-678-7500.

    Brentwood Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)