Drug Addiction Facts

  • Montgomery County, Ohio has 93 deaths attributed to heroin overdoses in 2012.
  • As of 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice's National Drug Threat Assessment reported that an overwhelming percentage (68%) of state and local agencies in the 20 Western states perceive meth as their greatest drug threat.
  • Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant.

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


Detoxification from alcohol and drugs is a course of action which can be made far more manageable and safely overseen when in a professional detoxification or alcohol and drug rehab center. Often detoxification isn't risk free, and even with good intentions people who go through detoxification independently so that they can get sober could actually be putting their own health and even their lives at risk. It is always far better to seek out detoxification services inside a professional program in order to avoid such dangers and also to have a smooth progression from detoxification to rehabilitation in a quality drug rehabilitation center.


Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions with regards to intensity of care, because the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of needing to be in a treatment facility while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than many individuals in treatment have to have to have a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders while in treatment to find resolution because one often exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug and alcohol rehab programs who are able to specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face so that they can not merely become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need substance abuse rehab will very often need services beyond what a traditional drug rehab program will be able to deliver. Because extensive medical services will often be an important aspect of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their addiction, it is essential that these clients have the medical treatment needed in conjunction with any rehabilitation services for substance abuse issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians receive quality rehabilitation solutions within a treatment environment that's discreet and with rehabilitation specialists available to them who comprehend the unique problems which they have to deal with in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered because of the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a program which can help them handle these issues and give them the confidence that they've lacked prior to arriving in treatment can be a crucial part of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.


Women have to have quality rehab in rehab but might also need special focus on the unique challenges they face due to their gender. Women and men not only face different and unique challenges in life as a consequence of gender, but also may abuse alcohol and drugs for very different reasons. drug and alcohol rehab facilities which focus on women and the specific and unique needs that women encounter can help enormously on a women's road to permanent abstinence and a higher quality of life.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab due to a court order to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehabilitation often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug and alcohol treatment requirements enforced on them in sentencing and also of course when successfully graduating a drug rehab facility.


Not all drug rehabilitation facilities have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than ever before. Counselling, study data and so on are actually frequently obtainable in Spanish in both long and short terms facilities which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available around the country.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the costs of particular drug abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient programs in addition to 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 representative. There could be some restrictions regarding how much time a stay in inpatient drug rehab is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered before you start rehab so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the treatment program of preference.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug treatment facilities offer payment assistance to help clients who may not have enough resources to self pay for rehabilitation or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for their stay. For example, Sometimes insurance only pays for a short-term center when in actuality a long-term facility will likely be the more ideal selection. To see what payment assistance might be available, say for example a sliding fee scale, talk with the center for details.

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
    Department of Veterans Affairs is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    5901 East 7th Street
    Long Beach, CA. 90822

    If you would like to contact Department of Veterans Affairs, you can reach them at 562-826-5610.

    Department of Veterans Affairs offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Women, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)