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  • Other major side effects commonly associated with fentanyl are constipation, dry mouth, somnolence, weakness, sweating, abdominal pain, headache, fatigue, anorexia and weight loss, dizziness, nervousness, hallucinations, anxiety, depression, flu-like symptoms, indigestion, shortness of breath, hypoventilation, apnea, and urinary retention.
  • Many children being "treated" with prescription stimulants experience what is known as a "rebound effect", which is caused when the medication wears off during the day and the child experiences a period of aggression and irritability.
  • 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 low end of the spectrum of treatment solutions with regards to intensity of care, as the individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to remain in a rehab facility while undergoing rehabilitation services. Even if this may seem ideal it may not provide the required change of surroundings than a lot of people in rehabilitation need to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders during treatment to find resolution due to the fact one often exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers that can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face to enable them to not just 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.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and substance abuse as a result of problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem can be hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse treatment is required. Other than ASL, such services might include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are getting the support they need in drug and alcohol rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever program they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. In addition, treatment centers will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other type of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may want to explore the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation facility which will get better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at drug and alcohol rehab centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in establishing the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If a person doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may be eligible for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some type of drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehab centers. Individuals may have to take part in a drug treatment facility which is in their network of providers and there might be other limitations such as just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality center they prefer and speak with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular drug abuse treatment solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some limitations about the length of time a stay in inpatient drug treatment is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered prior to starting treatment so that it is clear just how long and individual can stay in the rehab center of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility made available from a variety of alcohol and drug rehab centers in order to help clients pay for rehabilitation where this may not have been possible initially. By way of example, one client's fee for rehab could be different and another person whose financial situation is better making them better able to pay the full expense of treatment. Registrars consider other factors in addition to income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • Frontier Health
    Frontier Health is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    109 West Watauga Avenue
    Johnson City, TN. 37604

    If you would like to contact Frontier Health, you can reach them at 423-232-2600.

    Frontier Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)