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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Research indicates that students who abuse prescription stimulants actually have lower GPAs in high school and college than those who don't.
  • Taking even small amounts of meth can result in rapid heart rate, irregular heartbeat, increased blood pressure, and hyperthermia.
  • It isn't uncommon for individuals to remain in methadone maintenance treatment for more than ten years, an estimated 20% do, and some even endure methadone maintenance for the duration of their lives.

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 bottom end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions in terms of level of care, because the individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to stay in a rehab facility while receiving rehab services. While this might appear perfect it may not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in recovery have to have to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders whilst in treatment to find resolution simply because one usually triggers the other. Luckily, there are many drug rehabilitation facilities who can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face so that they can not only become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who are in need of substance abuse treatment will often require solutions beyond what a standard drug rehabilitation center will be able to deliver. Due to the fact extensive healthcare solutions in many cases are an integral aspect of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who more than likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is essential that these clients get the medical treatment needed along with any treatment solutions for their drug abuse issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians obtain excellent treatment services within a treatment setting that is discreet and has rehabilitation professionals available to them who comprehend the distinctive problems that they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered by the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a rehab which can help them resolve these problems and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked before arriving in rehab could be a crucial part of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug abuse may have distinctive challenges they have to conquer whilst in treatment, which rehab professionals within the facility they opt to be a part of must be keen of in order that a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a center that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and drug abuse issues that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical care and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

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

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but people in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many people face. In addition, treatment centers will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present some other form of private health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of centers, and in this case individuals may want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality treatment facility which will produce better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab center.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could be eligible for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only within the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some sort of alcohol and drug rehab service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals could possibly have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehab facility that is inside their network of providers and there might be other restrictions including how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a good center they like and speak with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option available from many different drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs in order to help clients afford rehab where this might not have been doable originally. As an example, one client's fee for treatment may be different and lower than another individual whose financial situation is better making them better able to spend the money for full cost of rehab. Registrars take into consideration additional factors in addition to income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehabilitation facilities offer payment assistance to help individuals who may not have adequate funds to self pay for rehab or whose health insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. By way of example, Sometimes insurance only pays for a short-term facility when in fact a long-term facility will be the more suitable option. To see what payment assistance could be available, say for example a sliding fee scale, check with the center for details.

  • Bridge Inc
    Bridge Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center that is located at:

    50 Union Avenue
    Irvington, NJ. 7111

    If you would like to contact Bridge Inc , you can reach them at 973-372-2624.

    Bridge Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)