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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Heroin users eventually cease to experience feelings of pleasure from the drug, and they will have to continue taking the drug just to feel normal.
  • Alcohol can damage the cells lining the stomach and intestines, blocking the absorption and breakdown of nutrients in those organs.
  • Rates of alcohol abuse are highest among individuals with less than a college degree.

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 several settings along with various rehab lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any sort of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential programs now being covered by many insurance plans, there is no need to put off getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who needs it.

Halfway House

A halfway house is a location that allows for an easy transition when someone has become sober on their own or has completed a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program and requires help re-acclimating into a regular lifestyle. Residing in a halfway house, or sober living facility as they are sometimes called, an aspect of sentencing if a person has been found guilty of drug charges as well. If help is needed locating a halfway house, talk to an alcohol and drug rehab program and speak with a rehabilitation specialist that can point you in the right direction.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment solutions with regards to intensity of care, since the individual can preserve their lifestyle in many ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation program while undergoing treatment services. Even though this might appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in rehabilitation have to have to have a productive rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance won't cover the entire cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a drawback but people really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, treatment programs will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs accept Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present any other kind of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals may choose to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehab facility that will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug rehabilitation center.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility provided by a variety of drug rehabilitation programs in order to help clients pay for rehabilitation where this may not have been doable initially. For example, one client's price for treatment could be different and lower than another person whose finances are better making them more prepared to pay for the full price of rehab. Registrars consider other factors aside from income including amount of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • Gateway Foundation
    Gateway Foundation is an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    1706 North Kedzie Avenue
    Chicago, IL. 60647

    If you would like to contact Gateway Foundation, you can reach them at 773-227-2158.

    Gateway Foundation offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

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