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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Intravenous heroin users will typically begin to experience the rush from the drug within 7 to 8 seconds after injection.
  • In 2006, 40% of all poisoning deaths in the U.S. involved opioid painkillers such as Methadone.
  • Marijuana use induces causes the body to produce high levels of an enzyme that converts certain hydrocarbons into a cancer-causing form, which in turn accelerates the changes that result in malignant cells.

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 intensity of care, as the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to stay in a rehab facility while receiving rehab services. Even though this might seem perfect it might not provide the required change of surroundings than lots of people in treatment require to have a productive rehabilitation.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians acquire quality rehab solutions in a rehabilitation environment which can be discreet and with treatment specialists at their disposal who understand the unique challenges that they can experience in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered by the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a program that can help them resolve these problems and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked before arriving in rehab can be a crucial part of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse could have unique challenges they have to conquer when in treatment, which rehab professionals within the facility they decide to take part in must be keen of to ensure a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to pick a facility that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults deal with the distinctive life and drug use problems that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of services including medical treatment and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use as a result of problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem can often be hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL and also other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is necessary. Apart from ASL, such services may include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab facilities possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more programs that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study information and the like are now very often available in Spanish in both short and long terms facilities which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can select whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many people encounter. In addition, rehab facilities will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation centers will take Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present some other kind of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of programs, and in cases like this individuals might want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehab program which will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug and alcohol rehabilitation 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 doctor, who must help out with establishing the individual's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare 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.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some type of alcohol and drug treatment service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug treatment centers. Individuals may have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehab program that is within their network of providers and there may be other limitations for example the length of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they like and consult with a rehab counselor to determine if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain drug abuse treatment solutions. Detox 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 liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some limitations regarding just how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before you begin treatment so that it's clear how long and individual can stay in the treatment center of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility offered by a variety of drug treatment programs in an effort to help individuals pay for rehabilitation where this may not have been possible originally. By way of example, one client's fee for rehab could possibly be different and lower than somebody else whose financial situation is better which makes them more prepared to spend the money for full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars take into account variables besides income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • Denver Health Medical Center
    Denver Health Medical Center is an Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    667 Bannock Street
    Denver, CO. 80204

    If you would like to contact Denver Health Medical Center, you can reach them at 303-436-5699.

    Denver Health Medical Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, 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)

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