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Drug Addiction Facts

  • 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.
  • Hyperthermia caused by a combination of excessive overheating and Ecstasy use can lead to serious heart and kidney problems and even death.
  • When codeine enters the brain, the brain responds by activating its "reward system", producing an excessive release of pleasure hormones and stimulation of this reward system.

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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Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are known in the field of drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must address both disorders while in rehabilitation in order to find resolution simply because one usually triggers the other. Luckily, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehab facilities that can specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face to be able to not merely become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who may need substance abuse treatment will frequently need solutions beyond what a standard drug and alcohol rehab center can deliver. Because extensive medical solutions will often be a key part of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who very likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their addiction, it is crucial that these clients receive the health care required along with any rehabilitation solutions for substance abuse issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians receive excellent rehabilitation services in a rehabilitation setting that's discreet and with rehabilitation specialists available to them who understand the distinctive problems that they experience in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a rehab which will help them handle these issues and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked before arriving in treatment can be a crucial part of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with substance abuse could possibly have unique challenges they have to overcome while in rehabilitation, which rehabilitation specialists in the center they decide to take part in must be keen of to ensure that a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to select a facility that is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the unique life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical treatment and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into treatment due to a court order to satisfy a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol treatment frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug rehab specifications enforced on them in sentencing especially naturally when successfully completing an alcohol and drug rehab center.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug abuse as a result of problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue can be difficult among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL along with other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is necessary. Other than ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the help they require in drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab facilities possess the staff or resources to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Therapy, study data and so on are actually frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person'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 seem like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever program they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation centers will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present some other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of facilities, and in cases like this individuals may want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehabilitation center which will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in establishing the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. If someone has no private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could qualify for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some sort of alcohol and drug treatment service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Individuals could have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehab center that is within their network of providers and there may be other limitations for example how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can choose a good facility they like and meet with a rehabilitation specialist to determine if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular drug abuse rehab services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some restrictions regarding how much time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehab is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before beginning treatment so that it's clear how much time and individual can remain in the rehabilitation center of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option provided by numerous alcohol and drug treatment facilities in order to help clients pay for rehabilitation where this might not have been doable initially. For instance, one client's price for rehabilitation could be different and lower than someone else whose financial situation is better making them better able to pay the full cost of rehab. Registrars take into consideration variables apart from income including amount of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Cottonwood Specialized Care CRF
    Cottonwood Specialized Care CRF is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    1539 Sweetie Smith Road
    Ashford, AL. 36312

    If you would like to contact Cottonwood Specialized Care CRF, you can reach them at 334-691-8030.

    Cottonwood Specialized Care CRF offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, 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)