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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The success rate of inpatient programs is a topic for debate among supporters and opposition.
  • Individuals who combine codeine with other substances such as alcohol, cocaine, amphetamines, methylphenidate, benzodiazapines, barbiturates, and other medications are at higher risk of codeine overdose and the resulting consequences.
  • As of 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice's National Drug Threat Assessment reported that an overwhelming percentage (68%) of state and local agencies in the 20 Western states perceive meth as their greatest drug threat.

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 are available in several settings with different treatment lengths and plans to accommodate the varying needs of clients with any type of and degree 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 getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment services regarding intensity of care, for the reason that individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to remain in a treatment facility while receiving rehabilitation services. Even if this might appear ideal it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than many individuals in treatment need to experience a productive rehab.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any type of drug use, it is crucial that they receive quality care to stop the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and perhaps put their future in jeopardy. Due to the fact adolescent substance abuse which continues often continues into one's adult life, mothers and fathers must continue to be astute and get their adolescent treatment when a problem is observed in a center which addresses adolescent substance abuse. Many programs which deal with adolescents provide both inpatient and residential rehab, that has been proven to be the most effective settings for rehabilitation clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders whilst in treatment to find resolution simply because one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are several drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs who can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to be able to not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Women

Women have to have quality treatment in rehab but will also need particular focus on the distinctive issues they face because of their gender. Women and men not just face different and distinctive challenges in everyday life as a consequence of gender, but additionally may abuse drugs and alcohol for unique reasons. drug treatment programs which cater to women and the distinctive and unique needs that women face can help enormously on a women's path to long term sobriety and a higher quality lifestyle.

Men

Just as women and men encounter varying and different challenges in life that are specific to their gender, women and men can also encounter distinctive challenges in treatment which are gender-specific, and that's why a program specifically designed with these unique needs and obstacles at heart can be be extremely ideal for someone looking for an effective treatment solution.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't cover the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage because they can choose whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation facilities will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual cannot self pay or present another kind of private health care insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality treatment program which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug and alcohol treatment programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in setting up the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only within the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment programs. Individuals might have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center that is within their network of providers and there may be other restrictions for example the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select a quality program they prefer and speak with a treatment specialist to find out if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain drug abuse rehab solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers in addition to partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some restrictions concerning how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered prior to starting rehabilitation so that it's clear how long and individual can stay in the rehab center of choice.

  • Helm Counseling and Associates
    Helm Counseling and Associates is a Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    3510 Kimball Avenue
    Waterloo, IA. 50702

    If you would like to contact Helm Counseling and Associates, you can reach them at 319-232-5024.

    Helm Counseling and Associates offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)