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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate prescription drug which is used as "maintenance" treatment for heroin and other opiate addiction, because it curbs cravings for opiates and other opioid prescription drugs and also prevents withdrawal from these drugs.
  • Intramuscular heroin injection produces a slightly slower onset of heroin's euphoric feeling, taking approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  • A many as 40% of college students misusing prescription stimulant drugs use intranasal delivery (snorting).

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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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services are available in a variety of settings along with various rehabilitation lengths and plans to suit the varying demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance plans, there's no need to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding intensity of care, because the individual is able to keep their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehabilitation center while receiving treatment services. Even if this might appear perfect it might not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in recovery require to experience a successful rehab.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders are often given the possibility or ordered to treatment as part of sentencing. Often times, the offender can decide which treatment center they would like to go to. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options so that they can progress in their lives without getting penalized further.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehab as part of a court ruling to meet part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug treatment often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with alcohol and drug rehab specifications enforced on them in sentencing and particularly of course when successfully completing an alcohol and drug rehab program.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to problems their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem can often be difficult among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL and other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse rehab is needed. Aside from ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are receiving the help they require in drug and alcohol rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can select whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. In addition, rehab facilities will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehab facilities accept Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present another type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of centers, and in cases like this individuals may want to explore the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation center which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab facility.

  • Foundation for Contemporary MH
    Foundation for Contemporary MH is an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    2112 F Street NW
    Washington, DC. 20037

    If you would like to contact Foundation for Contemporary MH, you can reach them at 202-296-4422.

    Foundation for Contemporary MH offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid

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