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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Abuse of fentanyl is not a new occurrence and individuals have been abusing this powerful narcotic since the mid-1970's, however the rate of abuse of the drug has increased in recent years.
  • Deaths have occurred after snorting a single line of cocaine in recreational use where the average dose of 1 line is 20 mg.
  • A professional drug detox program will help individuals remove any remnants of fentanyl from the body.

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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Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehab services regarding intensity of care, because the individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in many ways with no commitment of having to stay in a rehabilitation center while undergoing rehabilitation services. While this may seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than many people in treatment need to experience a successful rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but people in fact have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehab programs will take Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present another form of private medical insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of centers, and in this instance 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 facility that will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

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

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular drug abuse rehab services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some limitations about how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered before you begin treatment so that it's clear how much time and individual can stay in the treatment center of choice.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug treatment programs offer payment assistance to help clients who might possibly not have enough resources to self pay for rehabilitation or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for his or her stay. For example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term facility when in reality a long-term program will probably be the more suitable choice. To see what payment assistance may be offered, say for example a sliding fee scale, check with the program for particulars.

  • Howard Center
    Howard Center is a Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    1138 Pine Street
    Burlington, VT. 5401

    If you would like to contact Howard Center, you can reach them at 802-488-6600.

    Howard Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)