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Drug Addiction Facts

  • A many as 40% of college students misusing prescription stimulant drugs use intranasal delivery (snorting).
  • In June 2006, 945 grams of 83% pure fentanyl powder was seized by Border Patrol agents in California from a vehicle which had entered via the Mexican border.
  • Due to the number of deaths and overdoses resulting from fentanyl transdermal patches, the Food and Drug Administration issued safety warnings in 2005 highlighting the importance of strict adherence to the guidelines for the proper use of any and all fentanyl products.

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 solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment solutions in terms of level of care, as the individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehabilitation facility while receiving rehabilitation services. While this might appear perfect it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in treatment have to have to have a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders when it's in rehabilitation in order to find resolution simply because one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of alcohol and drug rehab centers who are able to specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face so that they can not just become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who may need substance abuse treatment will frequently require services beyond what a standard drug rehabilitation facility can deliver. Because extensive medical solutions tend to be an integral part of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who most likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their addiction, it is essential that these clients obtain the health care required together with any rehabilitation services for his or her substance abuse problem.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug use could possibly have distinctive obstacles they must conquer when in treatment, which treatment specialists in the facility they opt to be a part of have to be keen of in order that a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to select a program that's used to helping seniors and older adults deal with the distinctive life and substance abuse problems that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and the like.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into treatment as part of a court order to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehab frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug rehab specifications enforced on them in sentencing specifically naturally when successfully graduating a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to problems that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this issue can often be difficult among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL and also other assistance services designed for them when drug abuse treatment is needed. Aside from ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are getting the support they require in drug and alcohol treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers possess the staff or resources to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more programs that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Therapy, study information and so on are actually frequently obtainable in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage because they can select whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women face. Likewise, treatment programs will often provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present any other type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehab center which will get better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at alcohol and drug rehab facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with setting up the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some form of alcohol and drug rehab service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab facilities. Individuals may have to take part in a drug rehabilitation facility which is within their network of providers and there can be other limitations for example how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they like and consult with a treatment counselor to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular substance abuse rehab solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers along with partial hospitalization are covered 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 limitations concerning the length of time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is permitted, and all of these questions will be answered before you begin rehabilitation so that it's clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation facility of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility provided by a variety of drug and alcohol treatment programs in an effort to help individuals afford treatment where this may not have been doable originally. As an example, one client's fee for treatment could possibly be different and lower than somebody else whose finances are better which makes them more prepared to pay the full cost of rehabilitation. Registrars take into consideration additional factors in addition to income including number of dependents to determine the final cost using the sliding scale.

  • Brien Center
    Brien Center is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center that is located at:

    124 American Legion Drive
    North Adams, MA. 1247

    If you would like to contact Brien Center, you can reach them at 413-664-4541.

    Brien Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)