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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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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services can be obtained in several settings with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the varying demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance companies, there's no need to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehab solutions in terms of level of care, since the individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehab facility while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this might appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in recovery need to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders when it's in rehabilitation to find resolution because one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of drug rehabilitation facilities that can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not merely become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need drug abuse treatment will usually require solutions beyond what a standard drug and alcohol treatment program will be able to provide. Because extensive medical solutions will often be a key aspect of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who more than likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their addiction, it is essential that these clients have the medical care needed together with any rehab solutions for their drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians receive quality treatment solutions within a treatment environment which is discreet and with treatment specialists available to them who comprehend the unique problems that they can have to deal with in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a facility which can help them handle these problems 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.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse may have unique obstacles they must overcome whilst in rehab, which rehabilitation specialists in the program they decide to be a part of should be keen of to ensure that a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a program that is used to helping seniors and older adults tackle the distinctive life and substance abuse problems that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical care and so on.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women don't just require assistance from a high quality rehabilitation for their own health and wellbeing but also for the wellbeing of their unborn baby or the little one they've delivered who must be appropriately looked after while they become rehabilitated and as a result able to be a better mother. Rehab possibilities exist that provide them along with their child with sufficient wellness services whilst ensuring they receive the rehab they might need to become abstinent and be able to stay this way to become the best mother they can be.

Men

Just as women and men face varying and different challenges in everyday life that are specific to their gender, women and men can also face unique challenges in rehabilitation that are gender specific, which is the reason a facility specifically designed with these special needs and obstacles in mind can be extremely ideal for someone seeking a powerful treatment solution.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders in many cases are given the option or ordered to treatment as a term of their sentencing. Quite often, the offender can select which rehabilitation center they would like to go to. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options to enable them to progress in their lives without getting penalized any more.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehab due to a court ruling to meet part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehab often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug and alcohol rehabilitation specifications enforced on them as part of sentencing and particularly of course when successfully completing a drug treatment center.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse due to the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem can often be difficult among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL as well as other assistance services available for them when drug abuse treatment is required. Apart from ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are receiving the help they need in alcohol and drug rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but people in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can choose whichever program they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. In addition, treatment centers will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Some treatment programs accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present another type of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehab center that will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug rehabilitation programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in setting up the individual's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being paid for through Medicare Part B.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option available from a variety of alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities in order to help individuals pay for rehabilitation where this may not have been doable initially. For instance, one client's fee for treatment might be different and someone else whose finances are better making them better able to spend the money for full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars consider other factors besides income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Diversity Counseling and Education Ctr
    Diversity Counseling and Education Ctr is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center that is located at:

    3840 York Street
    Denver, CO. 80205

    If you would like to contact Diversity Counseling and Education Ctr, you can reach them at 303-296-2350.

    Diversity Counseling and Education Ctr offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

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