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Drug Addiction Facts

  • A recent study in the American Journal of Psychiatry found that stimulant drugs such as Adderall and Ritalin were actually killing kids, and that where is a significant association of stimulant use with sudden unexplained death after having looked into 564 cases of sudden death in children aged 7 to 19.
  • The cost of cleanup of an average methamphetamine lab is about $5,000, but can cost up to $100,000.
  • Older adults who drink put themselves at higher risks for falls, car crashes, and other unintentional injuries.

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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Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are available to anyone who has to be safely managed through detox services when intensely addicted to drugs, or who needs a broader spectrum of care such as somebody who is dealing with a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services during their rehab process. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions with regards to intensity of care, for the reason that individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to remain in a rehabilitation center while receiving treatment services. Even though this might appear perfect it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than many individuals in rehab require to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one typically triggers the other. Luckily, there are many alcohol and drug treatment facilities who can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to be able to not only become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require substance abuse rehab will very often need services beyond what a traditional drug rehab facility can provide. Because extensive medical services in many cases are an integral part of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their addiction, it is vital that these clients obtain the medical care required together with any rehab solutions for drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians acquire excellent treatment solutions in a rehab environment which can be discreet and has treatment specialists at their disposal who understand the distinctive challenges which they experience in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a facility that can help them handle these issues and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked before arriving in treatment could be a crucial aspect of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse could have distinctive obstacles they have to conquer whilst in treatment, which rehab professionals in the facility they decide to be a part of should be keen of so that a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to pick a program that is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and substance abuse problems that these clients face which might include a wider spectrum of services including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and substance abuse because of the problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem can be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services available for them when substance abuse treatment is needed. Aside from ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the support they need in drug rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but people in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people face. In addition, rehab centers will usually offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

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 alcohol and drug rehab centers. Individuals could have to participate in an alcohol and drug treatment program which is within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions including the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select an excellent program they like and speak with a rehab specialist to find out if their insurance will cover it.

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

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

  • Grand Junction VAMC
    Grand Junction VAMC is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    2121 North Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO. 81501

    If you would like to contact Grand Junction VAMC, you can reach them at 970-242-0731.

    Grand Junction VAMC offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)