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Drug Addiction Facts

  • A recent study of cocaine abusers found elevated levels of serum C-reactive protein, a protein associated with inflammation, associated with endothelial abnormalities and coronary artery calcification. Both contribute to heart disease.
  • Research indicates that students who abuse prescription stimulants actually have lower GPAs in high school and college than those who don't.
  • About two-thirds (68 percent) of primary methamphetamine admissions to substance abuse treatment facilities in 2011 were non-Hispanic Whites.

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 lower end of the spectrum of rehab solutions with regards to level of care, since the individual is able to keep their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to remain in a treatment program while receiving rehabilitation services. Even if this might appear ideal it may not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in treatment require to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must tackle both disorders when it's in rehab in order to find resolution because one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are several alcohol and drug treatment facilities that can specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse 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 alcohol and drugs.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians acquire excellent treatment services within a rehabilitation environment which can be discreet and with rehabilitation professionals available to them who understand the unique problems they have to deal with in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians may also be triggered because of the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a program which can help them resolve these problems and give them the confidence they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehab can be a crucial aspect of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug abuse may have distinctive challenges they have to overcome whilst in rehabilitation, which rehab specialists in the rehab they choose to take part in should be keen of to ensure a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to select a rehab that is familiar with helping seniors and older adults address the unique life and drug abuse issues that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of services including medical treatment and the like.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation as part of a court order to satisfy part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehabilitation frequently receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when being cooperative with alcohol and drug treatment specifications enforced with them in sentencing and also naturally when successfully graduating a drug rehab center.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use because of the challenges their impairment impose on them. While detection of this issue can sometimes be hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and also other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse treatment is required. Other than ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are receiving the help they need in drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab facilities possess the staff or resources to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more centers that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study data and the like are now very often accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms facilities which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish treatment is available too around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehab programs will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation centers will take Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present any other kind of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of facilities, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehab facility which will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug treatment facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug rehabilitation programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must assist in setting up the person's rehab plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like 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 costs of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might be eligible for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only inside the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some kind of drug and alcohol rehab service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab facilities. Individuals could have to take part in a drug rehab program that is within their network of providers and there might be other limitations for example the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent program they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation counselor to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain drug abuse treatment solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There may be some limitations about the length of time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered before you begin rehabilitation so that it's clear the length of time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation program of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option provided by a variety of drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities in an effort to help clients pay for treatment where this might not have been doable originally. For example, one client's price for rehabilitation might be different and less than somebody else whose finances are better which makes them more prepared to spend the money for full cost of rehabilitation. Registrars consider other factors apart from income including amount of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug rehab programs offer payment assistance to help individuals who might not have enough resources to self pay for rehab or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for his or her stay. As an example, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term facility when in reality a long-term center will be the more ideal selection. To determine what payment assistance could be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, consult the facility for particulars.

  • Cobb Douglas Community Services Board
    Cobb Douglas Community Services Board is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    1650 County Services Parkway
    Marietta, GA. 30008

    If you would like to contact Cobb Douglas Community Services Board, you can reach them at 770-429-5000.

    Cobb Douglas Community Services Board offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, 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), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)