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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Chronic use of crack cocaine can exacerbate violent behavior among those with previously violent tendencies and it can also create aggressive behavior in some users who aren't prone to this behavior.
  • The typical marijuana user entering substance abuse treatment in the United States is typically initiated into their use of marijuana at a very young age, with over 50% having done so by the age of 14 and almost 90% before the age of 18.
  • There were 10,220 Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2004 and 17,865 such visits in 2008, representing a 74.8 percent increase.

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 lower end of the spectrum of rehab services with regards to level of care, for the reason that individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation facility while undergoing treatment services. While this might appear perfect it might not provide the required change of surroundings than many people in rehab have to have to experience a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders while in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one typically triggers the other. Luckily, there are several alcohol and drug rehab facilities that can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face so that they can not only become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab facilities possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the requirements of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more facilities that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study data and so on are now frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In each and every city in America there's someone struggling with substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may need treatment in whatever language it is they are fluent in to ensure their needs may be met properly when in rehab. Thankfully, there are many alcohol and drug rehab programs that have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make alcohol and drug treatment the most effective experience possible for any individual. Simply find a quality drug rehabilitation program and find out if it is feasible to receive treatment in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a much more leverage because they can decide on whichever program they want without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people encounter. In addition, rehab programs will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab facilities will take Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present another form of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals may want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehab center that will get better results, like a long-term residential drug rehabilitation center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at alcohol and drug treatment centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must assist in setting up the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some kind of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers. Individuals could have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehab program which is inside their network of providers and there can be other restrictions including how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a good facility they prefer and speak with a treatment counselor to find out if their insurance covers it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option available from a number of drug rehab centers in an effort to help clients pay for rehab where this might not have been possible initially. By way of example, one client's price for rehab could possibly be different and less than another individual whose financial situation is better making them more prepared to spend the money for full cost of rehab. Registrars take into account additional factors in addition to income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers offer payment assistance to help clients who may possibly not have enough funds to self pay for treatment or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for his or her stay. For example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term center when in actuality a long-term program will probably be the more suitable choice. To determine what payment assistance might be available, for instance a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the center for details.

  • Child and Family Guidance Center
    Child and Family Guidance Center is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    180 Fairfield Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT. 6604

    If you would like to contact Child and Family Guidance Center, you can reach them at 203-394-6529.

    Child and Family Guidance Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)