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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The elevated risk of heart attack among marijuana users may be caused by marijuana raising blood pressure and heart rate and reducing the blood's capacity to carry oxygen.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • 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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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services are available in several settings and with various rehabilitation lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any type of and degree of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance plans, there is no need to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who desires it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding intensity of care, since the individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehab center while receiving treatment services. While this may appear ideal it may not provide the required change of surroundings than lots of people in rehabilitation require to have a productive rehab.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any kind of drug abuse, it is essential that they obtain top quality care to halt the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and possibly jeopardize their future. Because adolescent drug use which continues often carries on into adulthood, mothers and fathers must stay astute and get their adolescent rehabilitation the moment an issue is noticed in a program which addresses adolescent drug abuse. A lot of programs which deal with adolescents supply both inpatient and residential treatment, which has been proven to be the most beneficial settings for treatment clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders while in treatment to find resolution simply because one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs who are able to specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face so that they can not just become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Women

Women need to have high quality rehabilitation in rehab but may also require special awareness of the unique challenges they face for their gender. Women and men not just face different and unique challenges in daily life due to gender, but also may abuse alcohol and drugs for completely different reasons. alcohol and drug rehab centers which appeal to women and the specific and unique needs that women face often helps significantly on a women's road to long term abstinence and a higher standard of living.

Men

Similar to how men and women encounter varying and unique challenges in everyday life that are specific to their gender, men and women could also face unique challenges in treatment that are gender-specific, which explains why a rehab specifically designed with these unique needs and challenges in mind can be be extremely helpful for someone seeking a powerful rehab solution.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders are often given the choice or ordered to treatment as a term of their sentencing. In many cases, the offender can choose which rehabilitation facility they wish to go to. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from reduced sentencing options to be able to move ahead in their lives without getting penalized further.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehabilitation due to a court ruling to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug and alcohol rehab frequently receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when being cooperative with alcohol and drug rehab specifications enforced on them in sentencing especially of course when successfully graduating a drug rehab center.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever program they would like without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many men and women face. Likewise, rehabilitation programs will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain treatment facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of programs, and in cases like this individuals may wish to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehab center that will produce better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug and alcohol treatment facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help in setting up the person's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab 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 alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could be eligible for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but usually only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehab service which range from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. Individuals could possibly have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center that is inside their network of providers and there might be other restrictions such as how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select a quality facility they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation counselor to find out if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain substance abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers along with partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some restrictions concerning how much time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered before you begin rehab so that it's clear how long and individual can stay in the treatment center of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option offered by numerous alcohol and drug treatment facilities in order to help individuals afford treatment where this might not have been possible initially. By way of example, one client's price for treatment could possibly be different and less than somebody else whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to pay the full cost of treatment. Registrars take into consideration additional circumstances aside from income including number of dependents to determine the final cost using the sliding scale.

  • Gerald L Ignace
    Gerald L Ignace is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    930 West Histroic Mitchell Street
    Milwaukee, WI. 53204

    If you would like to contact Gerald L Ignace, you can reach them at 414-383-9526.

    Gerald L Ignace offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients
    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)

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