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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Ecstasy is occasionally taken in conjunction with psychedelic drugs, such as LSD which is known as "candy flipping". Taking Ecstasy in combination with Ketamine is called "kitty flipping".
  • Research shows that the driving skills of someone under the influence of marijuana are impaired for at least 4-6 hours after smoking a single marijuana cigarette, long after the "high" is gone.
  • One of the more serious psychological side effects of stimulant drugs, particularly when abused, is the possibility of amphetamine induced psychosis. This type of psychosis can also occur at therapeutic doses as a result of long-term use of the drug. Individuals who experience this type of psychosis will exhibit paranoia, hallucinations and delusions. It is estimated that anywhere from 5 to 15% of users fail to recover completely.

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 rehabilitation solutions regarding level of care, for the reason that individual can keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of having to stay in a treatment program while receiving treatment services. Although this may seem ideal it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in recovery require to have a successful rehabilitation.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and substance abuse due to the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of the problem can sometimes be hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL and also other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse treatment is required. Besides ASL, such services may include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they need in drug rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these instances, it may seem like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage simply because they can select whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment facilities will take Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of facilities, and in such cases individuals might want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehab facility that will produce better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the person's rehab strategy. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as 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 can be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not an option. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers. Individuals could possibly have to take part in a drug and alcohol treatment center that's within their network of providers and there may be other limitations like just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a quality facility they like and consult with a treatment counselor to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option offered by a variety of alcohol and drug treatment programs in an effort to help individuals pay for rehab where this might not have been possible originally. By way of example, one client's price for rehabilitation might be different and lower than another individual whose finances are better which makes them better able to pay the full cost of rehab. Registrars take into consideration additional circumstances apart from income including amount of dependents to ascertain the final cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehab programs offer payment assistance to help individuals who might not have enough funds to self pay for rehabilitation or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. For example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term center will be the more appropriate selection. To find out what payment assistance can be offered, say for example a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the center for particulars.

  • Compass Health
    Compass Health is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Program that is located at:

    102 Compass Point Drive
    St. Charles, MO. 63301

    If you would like to contact Compass Health, you can reach them at 636-946-4000.

    Compass Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)