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Drug Addiction Facts

  • At an inpatient drug rehab, each patient goes through intensive individual addiction treatment with a counselor to discuss the issues that led to drug/alcohol addiction and learn to identify and avoid substance abuse triggers.
  • In 2012, there were nearly 7 million fentanyl prescriptions dispensed in the U.S.
  • A recent survey found that 6.8 percent of drivers, mostly under age 35, who were involved in accidents tested positive for THC; alcohol levels above the legal limit were found in 21 percent of such drivers.

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 rehab services regarding level of care, as the individual can keep their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehab facility while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this may seem ideal it might not provide the required change of surroundings than many individuals in rehabilitation have to have to experience a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug rehabilitation facilities who can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face to enable them to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians obtain excellent rehab services within a treatment environment which is discreet and has rehabilitation specialists at their disposal who understand the distinctive challenges they have to deal with in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered because of the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a program which can help them resolve these issues and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked before arriving in rehabilitation can be quite a crucial part of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Criminal Justice Clients

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

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab facilities have the staff or resources to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but fortunately there are more and more centers that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Therapy, study info and so on are now frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms facilities which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of treatment or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. Likewise, rehabilitation facilities will usually provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers will take Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present another type of private medical insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals may wish to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehabilitation center which will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation center.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only in the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some type of alcohol and drug rehab service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehab center that's inside their network of providers and there could be other restrictions such as how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select a good program they like and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to determine if their insurance covers it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option offered by numerous drug treatment facilities in an effort to help clients pay for rehabilitation where this might not have been doable initially. For example, one client's price for treatment could possibly be different and less than someone else whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to spend the money for full cost of rehabilitation. Registrars take into account additional circumstances aside from income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Excelsior
    Excelsior is a Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    15001 East Oxford Avenue
    Aurora, CO. 80014

    If you would like to contact Excelsior, you can reach them at 303-693-1550.

    Excelsior offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)