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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Because meth use severely impairs judgment, transmission of HIV and hepatitis B and C can result from its abuse.
  • The codeine concoction "Purple Drank", made popular by the hip hop community, has resulted in the deaths of several prominent users.
  • An estimated 35% of heavy drinkers develop alcoholic hepatitis and 10 to 20 percent of heavy drinkers develop cirrhosis, the seventh leading cause of death among young and middle-age adults in the U.S.

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 a number of settings and with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the various needs of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential programs now being paid by many insurance companies, there's no need to put off getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who needs it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions regarding intensity of care, for the reason that individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation center while undergoing rehabilitation services. While this may seem perfect it will not provide the required change of environment than many individuals in rehab require to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders when it's in rehabilitation in order to find resolution because one often triggers the other. Luckily, there are many drug and alcohol rehab facilities that can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to be able to not only become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders are often given the possibility or ordered to rehab as part of sentencing. Quite often, the offender can pick which rehab center they wish to attend. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options in order to progress in their lives without having to be penalized any more.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use as a result of challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of the problem can sometimes be difficult among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and also other assistance services designed for them when drug abuse rehab is needed. Other than ASL, such services may include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the help they require in drug rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals really have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. Likewise, treatment programs will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation programs accept Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of programs, and in this instance individuals may want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they can to fund a more quality treatment facility which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must assist in establishing the person's rehabilitation strategy. 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 rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might qualify for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only in the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some type of alcohol and drug treatment service which range from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehab centers. Individuals could have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehab program that's in their network of providers and there could be other restrictions including how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they prefer and speak with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular substance abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some restrictions about how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered before beginning rehab so that it is clear just how long and individual can stay in the rehab program of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility made available from a variety of drug rehab programs in an effort to help clients pay for rehabilitation where this might not have been possible initially. As an example, one client's fee for rehabilitation could be different and lower than somebody else whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to pay for the full expense of rehab. Registrars consider other factors apart from income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • Brien Center for MH and SA
    Brien Center for MH and SA is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    60 Cottage Street
    Great Barrington, MA. 1230

    If you would like to contact Brien Center for MH and SA, you can reach them at 413-528-9156.

    Brien Center for MH and SA offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    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)