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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.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services regarding intensity of care, as the individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to remain in a rehab center while receiving rehabilitation services. While this may appear perfect it might not provide the required change of environment than many individuals in rehabilitation require to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders whilst in rehabilitation to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Luckily, there are several drug treatment programs who can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face in order to not only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug use might have distinctive challenges they have to overcome during rehabilitation, which rehab specialists in the program they choose to be a part of should be keen of to ensure that a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to pick a program that's used to helping seniors and older adults tackle the distinctive life and drug use issues that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of services including medical care and so on.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women not only require assistance from a quality rehabilitation for their own health and wellbeing but also for the wellbeing of their unborn child or the kid they've given birth to who must be properly looked after as they become rehabbed and in turn able to be a much better mother. Rehab possibilities exist which give them as well as their child with sufficient wellness services while also ensuring they acquire the rehab they require to become abstinent and be able to stay this way in order to be the best parent they can be.

Women

Women need to have high quality rehabilitation in rehab but will also need special attention to the distinctive issues they face because of gender. Women and men not just face varying and distinctive challenges in life as a result of gender, but in addition may abuse drugs and alcohol for very different reasons. drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs which appeal to women and the specific and unique needs that women face often helps significantly on a women's path to permanent abstinence and a higher quality of life.

Men

Just as women and men encounter varying and different challenges in everyday life which can be specific to their gender, men and women may also face unique challenges in treatment which are gender-specific, which is why a facility designed specifically with these unique needs and obstacles at heart can be very ideal for someone seeking a powerful rehab solution.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehab as part of a court ruling to meet part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehabilitation often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug rehabilitation requirements enforced on them as part of sentencing and also of course when successfully graduating an alcohol and drug treatment facility.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of treatment 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 select whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation programs will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Some treatment facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other kind of private health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation facility which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at alcohol and drug treatment facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with establishing the person's treatment plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. When someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug rehab service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment programs. Individuals could have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility which is within their network of providers and there might be other limitations including just how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select a good center they prefer and consult with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of particular substance abuse treatment services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs along with 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 could 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 rehab so that it is clear how long and individual can remain in the treatment program of choice.

  • Helping Hands Comm Based Servs Inc
    Helping Hands Comm Based Servs Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab that is located at:

    5524 Old National Highway
    Atlanta, GA. 30349

    If you would like to contact Helping Hands Comm Based Servs Inc, you can reach them at 404-763-8555.

    Helping Hands Comm Based Servs Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)