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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Ecstasy is synthetically produced using chemicals and other substances such as caffeine, the active ingredient in over-the-counter cough syrup, amphetamines, PCP and even cocaine is sometimes added to or substituted for the amphetamines typically used to produce Ecstasy. The dose of MDMA in one tablet can vary from 12 mg all the way up to 131 mg, so the effects too can vary considerably.
  • A recent study suggests that because most children show some of the behaviors associated with so-called "ADHD" such as inattention and hyperactivity at times, it is crucial to determine whether this behavior is simply immature or exuberant or is actually associated with a disorder before medicating them with prescription stimulants which could put them in harm's way.
  • Methadone maintenance program patients in and individuals who are being prescribed methadone for pain in Canada are being warned about a new formula hitting the market in February of 2014 which is 10 times stronger than the current methadone formulation and could carry a higher risk of overdose.

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 can be obtained in a number of settings with different rehab lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance companies, you don't have to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.

Halfway House

A halfway house is a place which allows for a smooth transition when someone is newly sober on their own or has finished an alcohol and drug treatment facility and needs help re-acclimating to a regular lifestyle. Residing in a halfway house, or sober living facility as they are sometimes called, is part of sentencing if a person is found guilty of drug charges also. If guidance is needed finding a halfway house, contact an alcohol and drug treatment program and consult with a rehab counselor who will be able to point you towards the right direction.

Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

Residential long-term rehab, which lasts for over 30 days, is definitely an option that delivers the commensurate intensity of care and suitable environment for anyone being affected by a significant addiction and dependency issue. Because individuals will remain within a residential long-term treatment program for approximately 3-6 months and even longer in some instances, these types of facilities provide all the amenities needed to make a client's remain as comfortable and amenable as it could possibly be while also delivering high quality treatment to enable them to conquer their addiction forever.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must tackle both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one typically triggers the other. Fortunately, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehab programs who can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to be able to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never feel the need to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug abuse as a result of challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem is often difficult among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is required. Aside from ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired people are getting the help they need in drug treatment.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of treatment or will only pay for some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but people in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can select whichever facility they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people encounter. In addition, rehab facilities will often offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at alcohol and drug rehab facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in setting up the person's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some type of alcohol and drug rehab service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug rehab facilities. Individuals might have to take part in a drug treatment facility that is within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions such as the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality facility they like and meet with a rehab counselor to find out if their insurance will take care of it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option offered by a number of drug rehab facilities in an effort to help individuals pay for rehab where this may not have been possible originally. For example, one client's price for treatment could be different and lower than another individual whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to pay the full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars take into consideration other factors in addition to income including number of dependents to ascertain the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Crossroads
    Crossroads is a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center that is located at:

    6901 South Van Dorn Street
    Alexandria, VA. 22315

    If you would like to contact Crossroads, you can reach them at 703-383-8500.

    Crossroads offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)