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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Research indicates that the chemical and molecular changes in the brain caused by chronic meth use may persist long after meth abuse has stopped.
  • Fentanyl is an extremely dangerous substitute for heroin because it is much more potent than heroin, which often results in accidental overdoses and death as a result of respiratory depression.
  • In 2009, 750,000 methadone prescriptions were written for pain relief, but only 250,000 people were treated with the drug for opiate addiction.

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 services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment services with regards to intensity of care, as the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to remain in a treatment program while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this might seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in rehabilitation need to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are recognized in the field of drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders when it's in treatment to find resolution due to the fact one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are several drug and alcohol rehab programs who are able to specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face so that they can not only become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians receive excellent rehabilitation services within a rehab setting which is discreet and has rehab professionals at their disposal who comprehend the distinctive challenges that they have to deal with in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered because of the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a rehab that can help them handle these issues and give them the confidence they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehab can be a crucial aspect of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse due to problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem is often hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL and other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is required. Besides ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the help they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more centers that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study data and so on are actually frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms facilities which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish treatment is available too around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever program they would like without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many people encounter. Likewise, rehab programs will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation centers will take Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present another type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term treatment within a limited amount of facilities, and in cases like this individuals may wish to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation program which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could qualify for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only in the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some form of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug treatment facilities. Individuals might have to participate in an alcohol and drug treatment center that is within their network of providers and there might be other restrictions like how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a good program they like and speak with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain drug abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some restrictions about just how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered prior to starting rehab so that it's clear just how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation facility of choice.

  • Desert Hills of New Mexico
    Desert Hills of New Mexico is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    5310 Sequoia Road NW
    Albuquerque, NM. 87120

    If you would like to contact Desert Hills of New Mexico, you can reach them at 505-836-7330.

    Desert Hills of New Mexico offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)