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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2012 the average age of new meth users was approximately 20 years old.
  • The increase in serotonin caused by Ecstasy which produces a high also results in a low because the drug also interferes with its synthesis which leads to a considerable depletion of serotonin. As a result, it takes the human brain a significant amount of time to rebuild the store of serotonin needed to perform important physiological and psychological functions.
  • Meth is most often abused for days on end known as a "binge", whereby users often forego sleep and food to use meth.

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 are available in many different settings and with different treatment lengths and plans to accommodate the varying needs of clients with any kind of and degree of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential facilities now being paid by many insurance plans, there's no need to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who desires it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehab solutions regarding level of care, as the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehab program while undergoing treatment services. Even though this may seem perfect it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than many people in recovery need to have a successful rehab.

Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

Residential long-term treatment, which lasts in excess of 1 month, is an option that delivers the commensurate level of care and appropriate environment for anyone being affected by a serious addiction and dependency issue. Because individuals will remain within a residential long-term rehab facility for up to 3-6 months and even longer occasionally, these types of programs provide all the amenities needed to make a client's feel as relaxed and amenable as it could possibly be while providing quality treatment to assist them to conquer their addiction forever.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders are what are identified in the field of drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders when it's in treatment to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug treatment centers who can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not merely become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require drug abuse treatment will usually need solutions beyond what a standard drug and alcohol treatment program will be able to provide. Because extensive medical services in many cases are a vital part of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who more than likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their habit, it is crucial that these clients obtain the medical care required together with any rehabilitation services for his or her drug use problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians obtain excellent rehabilitation solutions within a rehab environment that is discreet and has rehab specialists at their disposal who understand the unique challenges which they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered by the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a rehab 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 part of rehabilitation for gay and lesbian clients.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women not only need help from a high quality rehab for their own health and wellbeing but in addition the wellbeing of the unborn baby or the kid they've delivered who must be properly taken care of while they become rehabbed and in turn capable of being a much better mother. Treatment opportunities exist which give them as well as their child the appropriate healthcare services while making certain they obtain the rehabilitation they require to become abstinent and be able to stay that way to become the best parent they can be.

Women

Women need high quality treatment in rehab but might also need particular attention to the distinctive issues they face because of their gender. Men and women not only face varying and unique problems in everyday life because of gender, but in addition may abuse alcohol and drugs for unique reasons. drug and alcohol treatment programs which appeal to women and the specific and unique needs that women encounter often helps significantly on a women's path to permanent sobriety and a higher quality lifestyle.

Residential Beds For Client's Children

Residential beds for client's children is an extremely rare option but in facilities that offer such amenities it will help greatly in the process of recovery since the parent doesn't have to worry about this part of their life while in rehab. Having their children with them may give them satisfaction that they are well cared for while they put their lives back together again and become a better parent.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into treatment due to a court order to fulfill part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehabilitation often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug and alcohol treatment requirements enforced on them in sentencing specifically of course when successfully graduating a drug and alcohol treatment center.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of treatment or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage because they can choose whichever center they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation centers will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain rehab programs accept Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present some other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of programs, and in this instance individuals might want to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehab facility which will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at drug treatment centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in establishing the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being just like any other kind 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 expense of alcohol and drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they can talk with their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some type of drug treatment service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals might have to participate in a drug and alcohol treatment program which is inside their network of providers and there could be other limitations like the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a quality center they like and speak with a rehabilitation specialist to find out if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular substance abuse rehab services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some restrictions concerning how much time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment is permitted, and all of these questions will be answered before you start rehabilitation so that it's clear how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation facility of choice.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs offer payment assistance to help individuals who may not have sufficient resources to self pay for treatment or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for their stay. As an example, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term center when in actuality a long-term program will likely be the more appropriate choice. To see what payment assistance might be available, for instance a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the program for details.

  • Community Alternatives Inc
    Community Alternatives Inc is an Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    5800 Executive Center Drive
    Charlotte, NC. 28212

    If you would like to contact Community Alternatives Inc, you can reach them at 704-336-4844.

    Community Alternatives Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Residential Beds For Client's Children, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)