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Drug Addiction Facts

  • At an inpatient drug rehab, each patient goes through intensive individual addiction treatment with a counselor to discuss the issues that led to drug/alcohol addiction and learn to identify and avoid substance abuse triggers.
  • Inpatient treatment programs often require the patient to live at the center fulltime for a fixed period of time after the withdrawal phase is complete, typically 1, 2 or 3 months.
  • Nearly 25% of individuals who use heroin become dependent on it.

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 bottom end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions with regards to intensity of care, for the reason that individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehab center while receiving rehab services. Although this may appear ideal it may not provide the required change of environment than lots of people in rehabilitation require to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution because one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are numerous drug and alcohol rehab centers who are able to specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face to enable them to not only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who are in need of drug abuse rehabilitation will usually require services beyond what a traditional drug and alcohol treatment program can deliver. Because extensive medical services will often be an important part of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who very likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their addiction, it is important that these clients have the medical care needed along with any rehab services for their drug abuse issue.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this issue can be hard among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse rehab is needed. Aside from ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are obtaining the help they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug treatment programs have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Therapy, study info and so on are now very often available in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In each and every city in the U.S. there is someone fighting drug use that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require treatment in whatever language it is they are fluent in to ensure their needs may be met properly during treatment. Luckily, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehab facilities which have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make drug rehabilitation the best experience possible for anyone. Simply find a quality drug treatment center and find out if it is possible to receive rehabilitation in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but individuals really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people face. Likewise, treatment facilities will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation centers will take Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present some other type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of programs, and in this instance individuals might want to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation center which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug rehab programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as 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 alcohol and drug rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might qualify for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only in the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some form of alcohol and drug rehab service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation facilities. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility that's within their network of providers and there could be other limitations such as the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose a good program they like and speak with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain substance abuse rehabilitation services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as 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 representative. There could be some limitations concerning just how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered before beginning rehab so that it is clear how long and individual can remain in the rehab facility of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility provided by numerous alcohol and drug treatment programs in an effort to help individuals pay for treatment where this may not have been possible initially. By way of example, one client's price for rehab may be different and less than another individual whose finances are better making them better able to pay for the full expense of rehab. Registrars take into account additional circumstances apart from income including amount of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug treatment centers offer payment assistance to help clients who might not have enough resources to self pay for rehabilitation or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for their stay. As an example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term program when in fact a long-term center will be the more ideal option. To determine what payment assistance might be available, like a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the program for particulars.

  • Greater Portland Health
    Greater Portland Health is an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    180 Park Avenue
    Portland, ME. 4102

    If you would like to contact Greater Portland Health, you can reach them at 207-874-2141 x5028.

    Greater Portland Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    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), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)