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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The elevated risk of heart attack among marijuana users may be caused by marijuana raising blood pressure and heart rate and reducing the blood's capacity to carry oxygen.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • Codeine is often prescribed in the form of syrup to treat the common cough, and "Purple Drank" is a slang term for codeine cough syrup which is combined with Sprite or Mountain Dew and pieces of Jolly Rancher candy for illicit abuse. The concoction takes on a purplish hue, hence the name Purple Drank.

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 lower end of the spectrum of rehab solutions with regards to level of care, for the reason that individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehabilitation facility while undergoing rehab services. While this might appear perfect it may not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in rehabilitation need to experience a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution because one typically triggers the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug treatment programs who are able to specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to be able to not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians obtain quality rehabilitation solutions within a rehabilitation setting that is discreet and with treatment specialists at their disposal who understand the unique problems that they can have to deal with in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a facility that can help them handle these problems and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial aspect of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug abuse could possibly have unique obstacles they have to conquer whilst in rehabilitation, which rehab professionals within the rehab they decide to take part in should be keen of to ensure a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to pick a program that's accustomed to helping seniors and older adults address the unique life and drug use issues that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of services including health care and so on.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a much more leverage because they can select whichever facility they want without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehab facilities accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present any other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of centers, and in cases like this individuals may want to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality treatment facility which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only within the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug rehab service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation centers. Individuals could have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehab center that's in their network of providers and there may be other restrictions like just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick an excellent program they prefer and consult with a rehab specialist to determine if their insurance will handle it.

Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular drug abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations concerning just how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehab is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered before you start rehabilitation so that it is clear just how long and individual can remain in the treatment program of choice.

  • Forward Choices LLC
    Forward Choices LLC is an Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    6040 West Lisbon Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI. 53210

    If you would like to contact Forward Choices LLC, you can reach them at 414-442-1751.

    Forward Choices LLC offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

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