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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2007 an estimated 7% of high school seniors in the nation had tried Ecstasy at least once.
  • The medical examiner's office in Long Island, NY has been investigating several deaths initially assumed to be heroin overdoses but later found to have involved fentanyl.
  • Physical addiction is characterized by the presence of tolerance (needing more and more of the drug to achieve the same effect).

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 can be obtained in many different settings and with different treatment lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any kind of and level of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential programs now being paid by many insurance companies, you don't have to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehab services regarding level of care, because the individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to remain in a rehabilitation center while undergoing treatment services. While this might appear perfect it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than many people in rehab require to have a productive rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any kind of drug abuse, it is essential that they receive high quality care to halt the problem in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and perhaps jeopardize their future. Because adolescent substance abuse which continues often continues into adulthood, parents must stay astute and get their adolescent rehab when an issue is observed in a program which addresses adolescent substance abuse. Several programs which deal with adolescents offer both inpatient and residential rehab, that has been shown to be the most effective environments for treatment clients of this age.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women not only require help from a high quality rehabilitation for their own health and wellbeing but in addition for the wellbeing unborn child or the child they have given birth to who should be appropriately taken care of while they become rehabbed and as a result capable of being a much better mother. Treatment opportunities exist which offer them along with their child the appropriate wellness services while also ensuring they obtain the rehab they might require to become abstinent and be able to stay this way in order to be the very best parent they can be.

Women

Women have to have high quality rehabilitation in rehab but will also need particular focus on the unique issues they face because of their gender. Women and men not only face varying and unique problems in everyday life because of gender, but additionally may abuse alcohol and drugs for unique reasons. alcohol and drug rehab centers which focus on women and the specific and unique needs that women encounter can help significantly on a women's path to permanent abstinence and a higher quality lifestyle.

Men

Similar to how men and women face varying and different challenges in everyday life which are specific to their gender, men and women might also face unique challenges in rehab that are gender-specific, which explains why a rehab designed specifically with these special needs and obstacles in mind can be quite helpful for someone seeking an effective rehabilitation solution.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders are often given the choice or ordered to treatment as part of sentencing. In many cases, the offender can choose which rehabilitation center they wish to go to. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders can take advantage of reduced sentencing options so that they can move ahead in their lives without getting penalized any more.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab as part of a court ruling to meet part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol treatment frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug rehab requirements enforced on them as part of sentencing specifically naturally when successfully graduating a drug rehabilitation facility.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug abuse due to challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem can be difficult among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL along with other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is required. Apart from ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are receiving the support they require in drug rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but individuals actually have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other form of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality treatment program which will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at alcohol and drug rehab programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help out with setting up the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being exactly like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. When someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only within the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans generally cover some type of drug treatment service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab facilities. Individuals could possibly have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility that is in their network of providers and there might be other restrictions like how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they prefer and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to find out if their insurance will cover it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility offered by many different drug and alcohol rehab facilities to help help clients afford rehab where this may not have been possible initially. By way of example, one client's price for rehabilitation may be different and another person whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to spend the money for full cost of treatment. Registrars consider other factors besides income including number of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Garrett County Health Department
    Garrett County Health Department is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    1025 Memorial Drive
    Oakland, MD. 21550

    If you would like to contact Garrett County Health Department, you can reach them at 301-334-7670.

    Garrett County Health Department offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    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)