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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The elevated risk of heart attack among marijuana users may be caused by marijuana raising blood pressure and heart rate and reducing the blood's capacity to carry oxygen.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • Codeine is often prescribed in the form of syrup to treat the common cough, and "Purple Drank" is a slang term for codeine cough syrup which is combined with Sprite or Mountain Dew and pieces of Jolly Rancher candy for illicit abuse. The concoction takes on a purplish hue, hence the name Purple Drank.

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 solutions with regards to level of care, for the reason that individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehabilitation facility while undergoing rehab services. While this might appear perfect it may not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in rehabilitation need to experience a successful rehab.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians receive quality rehab solutions within a treatment setting that's discreet and with rehab professionals available to them who comprehend the unique problems that they can have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered by the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a program that can help them handle these problems and give them the confidence they may have lacked prior to arriving in treatment could be a crucial aspect of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation due to a court order to satisfy a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehab often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug rehabilitation specifications enforced on them as part of sentencing and particularly of course when successfully completing an alcohol and drug treatment program.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and substance abuse because of the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem is often difficult among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL as well as other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse rehab is required. Other than ASL, such services might include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are receiving the help they require in alcohol and drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug treatment facilities possess the staff or resources to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more programs that will do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study info and the like are actually frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can select whichever facility they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many people face. Likewise, rehab facilities will often offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation facilities accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present any other type of private medical insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of facilities, and in cases like this individuals may wish to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation center which will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab center.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some type of alcohol and drug rehab service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Individuals could have to take part in a drug rehab center which is inside their network of providers and there could be other limitations like just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a good program they like and consult with a treatment counselor to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain drug abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient facilities in addition to partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some restrictions regarding how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before you begin rehabilitation so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the treatment program of preference.

  • Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin
    Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    619 West Walnut Street
    Milwaukee, WI. 53212

    If you would like to contact Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin, you can reach them at 414-810-3548.

    Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Gays And Lesbians, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

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