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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 services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment services with regards to intensity of care, for the reason that individual can keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehabilitation program while undergoing treatment services. While this might appear ideal it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than many people in recovery have to have to experience a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders are what are known in the field of drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders whilst in treatment in order to find resolution because one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are several drug and alcohol treatment facilities who are able to specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to be able to not just become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not feel the need to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need substance abuse treatment will very often need solutions beyond what a traditional drug and alcohol rehabilitation center can provide. Simply because extensive medical solutions in many cases are an important part of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is essential that these clients get the medical care needed along with any treatment solutions for substance abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians obtain quality treatment services within a rehab environment that's discreet and has rehab professionals available to them who understand the unique challenges that they have to deal with in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered because of the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a program which will help them handle these issues and give them the confidence they may have lacked before arriving in treatment is usually a crucial aspect of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug use may have unique obstacles they have to overcome during treatment, which rehabilitation specialists within the facility they decide to be a part of should be keen of to ensure a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to select a center that's familiar with helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and substance abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical care and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

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

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation facilities have the staff or resources to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more centers that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study information and the like are actually very often obtainable in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but people in fact have a much more leverage because they can decide on whichever center they want without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people encounter. Likewise, treatment facilities will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehab centers accept Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present some other kind of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of facilities, and in such cases individuals might want to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality treatment program which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab program.

  • Essential Care Services
    Essential Care Services is a Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program 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