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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate prescription drug which is used as "maintenance" treatment for heroin and other opiate addiction, because it curbs cravings for opiates and other opioid prescription drugs and also prevents withdrawal from these drugs.
  • Some addicts intentionally make the choice to use a form of heroin or cocaine which has been laced with fentanyl, in a desperate search for an increasingly better high.
  • All forms of marijuana contain THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and more than 400 other chemicals besides THC.

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 can be obtained in several settings and with different rehab lengths and plans to accommodate the varying demands of clients with any sort of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance plans, there is no need to postpone receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who wants it.

Detoxification

Detoxification from drugs and alcohol is a process which can be made far more manageable and safely supervised when in a professional detox or drug rehab center. Sometimes detoxification isn't risk free, and even with the best of intentions people who undergo detoxification on their own in order to get sober could actually be putting their own health or perhaps their lives at risk. It is usually far better to seek detoxification services inside a professional center in order to avoid such risks as well as have a smooth progression from detoxification to treatment in a quality drug and alcohol rehab center.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment services in terms of level of care, since the individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to stay in a rehab facility while receiving rehabilitation services. While this may seem ideal it might not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in rehabilitation have to have to have a productive rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any sort of substance abuse, it is essential that they receive quality care to stop the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and maybe jeopardize their future. Due to the fact adolescent substance abuse which continues often carries on into one's adult life, mothers and fathers must stay vigilant and get their adolescent rehabilitation the moment a problem is noticed in a program which addresses adolescent substance abuse. Many facilities which treat adolescents provide both inpatient and residential treatment, which has been shown to be the most effective settings for rehabilitation clients of this age.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug abuse may have distinctive challenges they must conquer during rehabilitation, which rehabilitation professionals within the program they elect to take part in have to be keen of in order that a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to pick a rehab that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug use issues that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical care and so on.

Women

Women have to have quality rehab in rehab but will also need particular attention to the unique issues they face because of their gender. Women and men not only face different and unique problems in everyday life because of gender, but also may abuse alcohol and drugs for very different reasons. drug rehab facilities which cater to women and the specific and unique needs that women face can help enormously on a women's road to long term sobriety and a higher standard of living.

Men

Just as men and women face varying and unique challenges in daily life which can be specific to their gender, men and women can also face distinctive challenges in rehab which are gender-specific, which is the reason a rehab specifically designed with these unique needs and obstacles in mind can be extremely ideal for someone looking for an effective treatment solution.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever facility they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many people face. Likewise, treatment facilities will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in setting up the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation 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 costs of drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some form of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment centers. Individuals could possibly have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehab center which is in their network of providers and there could be other restrictions like the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select an excellent center they prefer and meet with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain substance abuse treatment services. Detoxification 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 speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some limitations as to the length of time a stay in inpatient drug rehab is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered before you start rehab so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation facility of preference.

  • HUGS Recovery Center
    HUGS Recovery Center is an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    777 Cleveland Avenue SW
    Atlanta, GA. 30315

    If you would like to contact HUGS Recovery Center, you can reach them at 404-228-2222.

    HUGS Recovery Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Adolescents, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)