Menu

Drug Addiction Facts

  • Heroin is frequently available in its powder form which is white in color; the purer the heroin, the whiter it will appear. Less pure powder heroin is a deep tan color.
  • Heroin cravings have sometimes been reported to persist for many years after an individual has stopped using the drug, particularly upon exposure to triggers such as stress or people and things that are associated with drug use. This is why treatment for heroin addiction is so crucial.
  • When used in the treatment of opiate addiction, methadone maintenance suppresses withdrawal symptoms for 24 to 36 hours.

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.

Drug Treatment Help Request

Fill out the form below and a counselor will get back with you to help you locate a drug addiction treatment program.

100% Confidential.

Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are available to anyone who needs to be safely managed through detox services when heavily dependent to drugs and/or alcohol, or who requires a better spectrum of care such as someone who is dealing with a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health solutions during their treatment process. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse due to the problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem is often hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse treatment is necessary. Apart from ASL, such services might include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are getting the help they require in drug and alcohol treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab facilities have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more programs that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than ever before. Therapy, study data and stuff like that are actually frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which provide inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but individuals in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can select whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. Likewise, rehab facilities will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present any other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals might want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality treatment program that will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at drug rehab centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must assist in setting up the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some kind of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment centers. Individuals could have to take part in a drug treatment facility which is inside their network of providers and there can be other limitations including how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick an excellent program they like and meet with a rehab specialist to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain substance abuse rehab solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some restrictions concerning just how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered prior to starting rehab so that it is clear the length of time and individual can remain in the treatment center of choice.

  • CoxHealth
    CoxHealth is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    1423 North Jefferson Avenue
    Springfield, MO. 65802

    If you would like to contact CoxHealth, you can reach them at 417-269-3000.

    CoxHealth offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)