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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Marijuana, alcohol and cocaine were the most common drugs co-involved in Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, with marijuana being involved in 38.2%, alcohol being involved in 38.1%, and cocaine being involved in 31.8%.
  • The most common method of treatment, in an inpatient treatment, is a therapeutic community, involving the staff and other individuals, focusing on helping the person identify the sources and conditions that lead to substance abuse.
  • Meth causes a more than 3-fold release of dopamine in the brain when compared to cocaine.

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 many different settings with different rehabilitation lengths and plans to suit the varying needs of clients with any sort of and degree of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance companies, there is no need to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anybody who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions regarding intensity of care, for the reason that individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to be in a rehab center while receiving rehab services. Although this may appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in recovery require to experience a successful rehab.

Adolescents

When adolescents become involved in any type of substance abuse, it is crucial that they receive high quality care to stop the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't worsen and maybe jeopardize their future. Due to the fact adolescent substance abuse which continues often continues into adulthood, mothers and fathers must stay vigilant and get their adolescent rehab as soon as an issue is observed in a program which addresses adolescent drug abuse. Many facilities which treat adolescents offer both inpatient and residential rehabilitation, that has been proven to be the perfect settings for treatment clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are identified in the field of drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders when it's in rehabilitation to find resolution due to the fact one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are several drug treatment facilities that can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face in order to not just become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse may have distinctive challenges they have to overcome while in rehab, which treatment professionals in the facility they opt to take part in should be keen of to ensure a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a program that is used to helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and substance abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and so on.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women not only require assistance from a quality rehab for their own health and wellbeing but in addition the wellbeing of their unborn baby or the little one they've given birth to who has to be appropriately taken care of as they become rehabilitated and as a result able to be a better mother. Rehab opportunities exist which offer them in addition to their child with sufficient wellness services while ensuring they receive the treatment they require to become sober and be able to remain that way to become the best mother they can be.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use because of the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this issue can sometimes be hard among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse treatment is required. Apart from ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are receiving the support they require in alcohol and drug rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a drawback but people actually have a much more leverage due to the fact they can select whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people face. Likewise, rehab facilities will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present some other type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehab program that will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab facility.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol treatment 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 could qualify for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans typically cover some form of alcohol and drug treatment service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab facilities. Individuals could have to participate in a drug rehabilitation program that is inside their network of providers and there can be other limitations like just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality facility they prefer and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to determine if their insurance covers it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option offered by many different drug and alcohol treatment facilities in an effort to help clients afford rehabilitation where this might not have been doable originally. For example, one client's fee for rehabilitation may be different and lower than someone else whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to spend the money for full price of rehabilitation. Registrars consider additional factors in addition to income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Holy Family Institute SHORES
    Holy Family Institute SHORES is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center that is located at:

    8235 Ohio River Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15202

    If you would like to contact Holy Family Institute SHORES, you can reach them at 412-766-9020 x474.

    Holy Family Institute SHORES offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)