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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive stimulant drug most popularly known as meth, ice, and crystal.
  • Deaths have occurred in doctors' offices with as little as 25 mg of cocaine applied to the mucous membrane.
  • 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.

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 anybody who must be safely managed through detox services when intensely addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, or who requires a broader spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis so also requires mental health solutions as part of their rehabilitation process. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue is often difficult among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and also other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse treatment is required. Aside from ASL, such services may include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the help they need in drug and alcohol treatment.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab programs possess the staff or resources to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study info and the like are now very often obtainable in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too nationwide.

Other Languages

In each and every city in the U.S. there's someone experiencing substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may need rehab in whatever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure that their needs can be met properly while in rehabilitation. Fortunately, there are numerous drug rehab facilities that have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug rehabilitation the most effective experience possible for anyone. Simply discover a high quality drug rehab program and inquire if it is feasible to receive rehabilitation in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present any other kind of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals may wish to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to fund a more quality treatment program which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab program.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment are not an option. If a person doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could be eligible for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only in the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans generally cover some form of alcohol and drug treatment service which range from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers. Individuals could have to take part in a drug and alcohol treatment facility that is in their network of providers and there might be other limitations including the length of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select an excellent program they prefer and consult with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain drug abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some restrictions about just how long a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before beginning rehab so that it's clear how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation center of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility provided by a number of drug and alcohol rehab centers to help help individuals pay for rehab where this may not have been doable initially. As an example, one client's fee for treatment could be different and less than another person whose financial situation is better which makes them more prepared to pay the full expense of treatment. Registrars consider additional factors in addition to income including amount of dependents to ascertain the final cost using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehab programs provide payment assistance to help individuals who might not have sufficient funds to self pay for rehabilitation or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or total coverage for their stay. As an example, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term program when in fact a long-term program will probably be the more appropriate option. To see what payment assistance can be offered, such as a sliding fee scale, talk with the program for details.

  • Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hosp
    Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hosp is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Faciltity that is located at:

    1901 Pennsylvania Avenue
    St. Louis, MO. 63133

    If you would like to contact Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hosp, you can reach them at 314-512-7800.

    Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hosp offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, 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)