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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Between April 2005 to March 2007 fentanyl overdoses resulted in roughly 1,000 deaths nationwide, including 86 in New Jersey, according to a report by the CDC.
  • It is estimated that about 300 stroke cases involving young adults each year are associated with acute cocaine use.
  • Taking even small amounts of meth can result in rapid heart rate, irregular heartbeat, increased blood pressure, and hyperthermia.

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 low end of the spectrum of rehab solutions in terms of intensity of care, because the individual is able to keep their lifestyle in many ways with no commitment of having to stay in a treatment center while receiving treatment services. Even though this might seem ideal it might not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in recovery need to experience a successful rehabilitation.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse as a result of challenges their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue can be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse rehab is necessary. Aside from ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the help they require in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers have the staff or resources to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more centers that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study information and so on are now frequently available in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Other Languages

In every city in the U.S. there's someone being affected by drug abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require treatment in whichever language it is they are fluent in to ensure their needs may be met properly while in rehabilitation. Thankfully, there are many drug rehab facilities who have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug rehab the most effective experience possible for any individual. Simply find a quality drug treatment program and find out if it is possible to receive rehabilitation in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of treatment or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can select whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many individuals encounter. In addition, rehab centers will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

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

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't an option. When someone has no private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug rehabilitation service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment centers. Individuals could have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehab facility which is within their network of providers and there could be other restrictions like how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick a good program they like and consult with a treatment specialist to find out if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the costs of certain substance abuse rehabilitation services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers along with partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There could be some limitations as to just how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered prior to starting rehabilitation so that it's clear how much time and individual can stay in the treatment facility of choice.

  • Friendship House
    Friendship House is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    1509 Maple Street
    Scranton, PA. 18505

    If you would like to contact Friendship House, you can reach them at 570-342-8305.

    Friendship House offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)