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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Research has shown that marijuana can produce a range of transient psychotic symptoms and cognitive deficits, such as deficits in learning, short-term memory, working memory, executive function, abstract ability, decision-making and attention.
  • When drugs like Ritalin and Adderall are prescribed in routine pediatric doses, they commonly cause hypertension, which can lead to an enlarged heart.
  • Some studies suggest that a marijuana user's risk of heart attack during the first hour after having smoked the drug is four times his or her usual risk.

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 bottom end of the spectrum of rehab services regarding level of care, because the individual is able to keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehab facility while undergoing rehab services. Even if this might appear ideal it will not provide the required change of atmosphere than a lot of people in recovery require to experience a successful rehab.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the challenges their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem is often hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse treatment is needed. Apart from ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are getting the help they need in alcohol and drug rehab.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more centers that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Therapy, study info and so on are actually frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish treatment is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but people actually have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many people face. Likewise, treatment centers will often provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehab facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present another type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of facilities, and in such cases individuals may wish to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to cover a more quality treatment program that will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at alcohol and drug rehab centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Part B.

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 kinds of insurance or self payment are not an option. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug treatment service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment programs. Individuals could have to participate in a drug rehab program that is inside their network of providers and there can be other restrictions for example the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality facility they prefer and meet with a rehab specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility available from many different drug rehab programs in an effort to help individuals pay for rehab where this may not have been doable originally. For instance, one client's price for rehab could be different and lower than another individual whose financial situation is better making them better able to pay for the full price of rehabilitation. Registrars take into account additional circumstances besides income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • Family Guidance Center
    Family Guidance Center is an Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    1235 Penn Avenue
    Reading, PA. 19610

    If you would like to contact Family Guidance Center, you can reach them at 610-374-4963.

    Family Guidance Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)