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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2011, methamphetamine it was the fourth most mentioned illicit drug involved in emergency department visits following cocaine, marijuana, and heroin.
  • Individuals who have been prescribed prescription stimulants have been known to sell their tablets to others who wish to take these drugs recreationally as a stimulant.
  • Excessive alcohol use can lead to muscle atrophy, which may cause sharp muscle pain and weakness.

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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Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders when it's in treatment to find resolution due to the fact one usually triggers the other. Luckily, there are several drug and alcohol treatment centers who can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face in order to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and substance abuse due to the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem is often hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL along with other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse treatment is needed. Besides ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the support they require in alcohol and drug treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other form of private health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may wish to explore the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they can to cover a more quality rehab facility which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab program.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office in their area to determine 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 within the state which offers the insurance.

  • Elwyn
    Elwyn is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    111 Elwyn Road
    Media, PA. 19063

    If you would like to contact Elwyn, you can reach them at 610-891-7331.

    Elwyn offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)