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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive stimulant drug most popularly known as meth, ice, and crystal.
  • Deaths have occurred in doctors' offices with as little as 25 mg of cocaine applied to the mucous membrane.
  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate prescription drug which is used as "maintenance" treatment for heroin and other opiate addiction, because it curbs cravings for opiates and other opioid prescription drugs and also prevents withdrawal from these drugs.

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 services regarding level of care, because the individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation program while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might appear perfect it will not provide the required change of atmosphere than lots of people in treatment require to have a productive rehab.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug abuse due to problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem is often difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL as well as other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse treatment is required. Other than ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they require in alcohol and drug rehab.

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation centers possess the staff or wherewithal to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more centers that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study info and so on are now frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of treatment or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals really have a much more leverage because they can decide on whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many people encounter. In addition, rehabilitation facilities will usually offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present some other kind of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals might want to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehabilitation program that will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug rehab facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug treatment facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in establishing the individual's treatment strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol rehab if other kinds 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 be eligible for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only inside the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment centers. Individuals could have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehab center that's in their network of providers and there may be other limitations such as the amount of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick an excellent facility they like and meet with a rehab counselor to find out if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular substance abuse treatment services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers along with partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some restrictions about how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is permitted, and all of these questions will be answered prior to starting rehabilitation so that it's clear how much time and individual can stay in the treatment program of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option provided by a variety of alcohol and drug treatment centers in an effort to help clients pay for treatment where this may not have been possible originally. As an example, one client's fee for rehab could be different and less than another individual whose finances are better making them more prepared to spend the money for full cost of rehabilitation. Registrars take into account additional factors in addition to income including number of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug rehab facilities offer payment assistance to help clients who might possibly not have adequate resources to self pay for rehabilitation or whose health insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for their stay. By way of example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term program when in fact a long-term center will probably be the more ideal option. To see what payment assistance may be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, talk with the center for details.

  • Catholic Family Services
    Catholic Family Services is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    9200 Watson Road
    St. Louis, MO. 63126

    If you would like to contact Catholic Family Services, you can reach them at 314-544-3800.

    Catholic Family Services offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, 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), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)