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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Serious side effects as a result of methamphetamine use which could be life threatening can include convulsions, dangerously high body temperature, stroke, cardiac arrhythmia, stomach cramps and shaking.
  • Alcohol kills more teenage males and young men than any other drug taken to affect mood and behavior including heroin, cocaine or marijuana.
  • Codeine withdrawal symptoms are similar to those experienced in heroin withdrawal, and typically start within 12-24 hours after the last dose and generally wean away within a week.

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 many different settings with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the various demands of clients with any type of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being included in many insurance plans, you shouldn't have to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Detoxification

Detoxification from drugs and alcohol is a process which can be made much more manageable and safely supervised when in a professional detox or drug and alcohol treatment facility. Sometimes detoxification isn't risk free, and even with the very best of intentions individuals who go through detoxification on their own in order to get sober could really be putting their own health and even their lives in danger. It is always far better to look for detoxification solutions inside a professional program to avoid such risks and also to have a smooth transition from detoxification to treatment at a top quality drug rehab facility.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehab services in terms of level of care, because the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of having to remain in a rehab facility while undergoing rehabilitation services. While this might seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in rehab require to have a productive rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any sort of drug use, it is important that they obtain quality care to halt the problem in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and possibly put their future in jeopardy. Because adolescent drug use which persists often continues into one's adult life, mothers and fathers must continue to be vigilant and get their adolescent rehabilitation the moment a problem is noticed in a facility which handles adolescent drug abuse. Several programs which treat adolescents offer both inpatient and residential rehabilitation, that has been proven to be the most effective settings for rehab clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are identified in the field of drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution simply because one often exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are several alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs who are able to specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to enable them to not merely become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require drug abuse treatment will frequently require services beyond what a traditional drug rehabilitation facility will be able to deliver. Simply because comprehensive medical solutions tend to be a key aspect of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who more than likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is essential that these clients obtain the medical treatment needed together with any rehabilitation solutions for drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians receive quality rehabilitation services within a rehab environment that's discreet and with treatment professionals available to them who understand the distinctive problems that they experience in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a facility which will help them resolve these problems and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked prior to arriving in treatment can be a crucial part of rehabilitation for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse could have unique obstacles they must overcome while in rehab, which rehab professionals within the program they decide to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure that a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to decide on a program which is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults deal with the distinctive life and substance abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and so on.

Women

Women require high quality rehab in rehab but may also need particular attention to the distinctive issues they face due to their gender. Men and women not just face different and unique problems in life as a consequence of gender, but also may abuse alcohol and drugs for very different reasons. alcohol and drug treatment facilities which appeal to women and the specific and unique needs that women encounter can help enormously on the women's path to permanent sobriety and a higher quality of life.

Men

Similar to how women and men encounter varying and unique challenges in life which can be specific to their gender, women and men might also encounter distinctive challenges in rehab that are gender specific, and that's why a center specifically designed with these unique needs and challenges at heart can be very helpful for someone searching for an effective rehabilitation solution.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders are often given the possibility or ordered to treatment as part of sentencing. Quite often, the offender can pick which rehabilitation facility they wish to attend. Upon successful completion, DUI and DWI offenders can take advantage of decreased sentencing options to enable them to progress in their lives without getting penalized any further.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehabilitation due to a court order in order to meet part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug treatment frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug rehabilitation specifications enforced with them in sentencing and also of course when successfully completing an alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab centers have the staff or resources to focus on the requirements of Spanish speaking clientele, but fortunately there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than ever before. Counselling, study info and so on are actually very often accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish treatment is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but people in fact have a much more leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many individuals encounter. In addition, rehabilitation facilities will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehab programs will take Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present any other kind of private medical insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals may want to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation program which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug rehab programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in setting up the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being just like 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 may be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but generally only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some type of alcohol and drug treatment service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Individuals could possibly have to take part in a drug treatment program which is in their network of providers and there may be other restrictions such as how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick a quality center they like and speak with a rehab specialist to ascertain if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the costs of particular substance abuse treatment services. Detoxification 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 representative. There could be some restrictions about the length of time a stay in inpatient drug rehab is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered prior to starting treatment so that it's clear how long and individual can remain in the rehab facility of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option available from a variety of alcohol and drug treatment programs in an effort to help clients pay for rehab where this may not have been doable originally. For instance, one client's price for rehab may be different and lower than somebody else whose financial situation is better making them more prepared to pay the full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars consider variables besides income including amount of dependents to ascertain the final cost using the sliding scale.

  • Dave Harmon and Associates Inc
    Dave Harmon and Associates Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    The Professional Centre
    Louisville, KY. 40216

    If you would like to contact Dave Harmon and Associates Inc, you can reach them at 502-896-8006.

    Dave Harmon and Associates Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients, 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)