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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Ecstasy has been labeled as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act since 1985, and has a high potential for abuse and serves no legitimate medical purpose.
  • Recent studies indicate that Ecstasy use significantly raises the user's risk for negative familial and societal impacts.
  • Abuse of fentanyl is not a new occurrence and individuals have been abusing this powerful narcotic since the mid-1970's, however the rate of abuse of the drug has increased in recent years.

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 low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services regarding intensity of care, as the individual can keep their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to stay in a rehab center while receiving rehabilitation services. Even if this might seem ideal it will not provide the required change of surroundings than a lot of people in rehabilitation require to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are recognized in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution because one usually exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are many alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities who are able to specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face so that they can not merely become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this issue can often be hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse rehab is needed. Apart from ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the support they require in drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab facilities have the staff or resources to focus on the requirements of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study data and the like are now very often available in Spanish in both long and short terms facilities which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too around the country.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug and alcohol rehab facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must assist in establishing the individual's rehab strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals may have to take part in a drug rehab center that's within their network of providers and there could be other limitations such as how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a quality program they prefer and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular drug abuse treatment services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities in addition to partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some restrictions regarding how much time a stay in inpatient drug treatment is permitted, and all of these questions will be answered before beginning treatment so that it is clear how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation facility of preference.

  • Gulf Coast VAMC
    Gulf Coast VAMC is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    1504 Spring Hill Avenue
    Mobile, AL. 36604

    If you would like to contact Gulf Coast VAMC, you can reach them at 251-219-3900 x3942.

    Gulf Coast VAMC offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)