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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2006, 40% of all poisoning deaths in the U.S. involved opioid painkillers such as Methadone.
  • The main benefit of inpatient therapy is ready access to the therapeutic community. Patients are involved in a recovery environment in which all are dedicated to breaking the addiction.
  • Prescriptions of Ritalin have quadrupled in the last decade from 158,000 in 1999 to 661,463 in 2010 in the UK.

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, because the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of needing to stay in a rehabilitation facility while receiving rehabilitation services. While this may seem perfect it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than many individuals in treatment require to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug abuse problems are what are known in the field of drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders during treatment to find resolution due to the fact one usually exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are numerous drug and alcohol rehab centers that can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to be able to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who may need drug abuse rehab will frequently need services beyond what a standard drug and alcohol rehab program will be able to provide. Simply because extensive healthcare services will often be a key aspect of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who very likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their addiction, it is important that these clients receive the medical treatment needed in conjunction with any treatment solutions for their drug abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians acquire excellent rehab solutions within a rehabilitation setting which can be discreet and with rehabilitation specialists at their disposal who comprehend the unique challenges that they experience in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians might be triggered by the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a program which will help them handle these issues and give them the confidence that they've lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be quite a crucial part of rehabilitation for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug abuse may have unique challenges they must conquer whilst in treatment, which rehab professionals in the rehab they elect to take part in should be keen of so that a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to select a program that's familiar with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face which might include a wider spectrum of services including medical care and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation as part of a court order to satisfy a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug treatment frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with alcohol and drug rehabilitation requirements enforced with them in sentencing specifically naturally when successfully completing an alcohol and drug treatment program.

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation facilities possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the requirements of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more programs that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than ever before. Therapy, study information and stuff like that are actually frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish treatment is available too around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals really have a great deal of leverage simply because they can select whichever facility they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehab facilities will often offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual cannot self pay or present any other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of programs, and in this case individuals may want to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehabilitation program which will get better results, like a long-term residential drug treatment program.

  • Essential Care Services
    Essential Care Services is an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    3901 Ulloa Street
    New Orleans, LA. 70119

    If you would like to contact Essential Care Services, you can reach them at 504-267-5712.

    Essential Care Services offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid