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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Marijuana use induces causes the body to produce high levels of an enzyme that converts certain hydrocarbons into a cancer-causing form, which in turn accelerates the changes that result in malignant cells.
  • Emergency room visits involving a prescription stimulant rose from 13,379 in 2005 to 31,244 just five years later, according to the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. ER visits by those 18-25 nearly quadrupled in that time, to 8,148. The number of visits caused by non-prescribed use of the stimulants rose to half.
  • According to the Center for Disease Control, methadone use is riskier than other prescription painkiller use because levels build up in the body and may interfere with a person's normal heart rhythm or breathing.

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 and with various treatment lengths and plans to accommodate the various needs of clients with any sort of and level of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance companies, you shouldn't have to postpone receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who desires it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services in terms of level of care, since the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation program while undergoing rehab services. Even though this might appear perfect it might not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in rehab have to have to have a productive rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any type of substance abuse, it is essential that they receive high quality care to halt the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't worsen and perhaps jeopardize their future. Because adolescent substance abuse which persists often continues into one's adult life, parents must remain vigilant and get their adolescent rehab when a problem is noticed in a facility which addresses adolescent substance abuse. Several facilities which deal with adolescents provide both inpatient and residential treatment, which has been proven to be the most effective environments for treatment clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders are what are recognized in the field of drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders while in rehab in order to find resolution because one usually triggers the other. Luckily, there are several alcohol and drug treatment programs who can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face so that they can not only become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Women

Women need to have high quality treatment in rehab but might also need particular awareness of the distinctive issues they face due to their gender. Men and women not only face different and unique problems in life as a result of gender, but also may abuse drugs and alcohol for completely different reasons. drug treatment centers which appeal to women and the distinctive and unique needs that women face often helps enormously on the women's road to permanent abstinence and a higher quality lifestyle.

Men

Similar to how men and women face varying and different challenges in daily life which can be specific to their gender, men and women can also face unique challenges in rehabilitation which are gender specific, which is the reason a facility designed specifically with these special needs and obstacles in mind can be extremely ideal for someone seeking an effective rehab option.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders are often given the option or ordered to rehab as a term of their sentencing. Sometimes, the offender can decide which rehabilitation facility they wish to enroll in. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options so that they can progress in their lives without having to be penalized further.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehabilitation due to a court order to satisfy part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug treatment often receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug and alcohol rehab specifications enforced with them in sentencing especially of course when successfully graduating a drug and alcohol rehab program.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use as a result of challenges their impairment impose on them. While detection of the problem can sometimes be hard among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL along with other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse rehab is required. Besides ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are obtaining the help they require in alcohol and drug treatment.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can decide on whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many men and women face. In addition, rehab facilities will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab centers will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present any other form of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term treatment within a limited amount of centers, and in this case individuals may want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation center that will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab facility.

Medicare

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

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some form of drug rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehab centers. Individuals might have to take part in an alcohol and drug treatment facility which is within their network of providers and there may be other restrictions like the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent center they like and meet with a rehabilitation counselor to determine if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain substance abuse treatment solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient facilities along with partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some limitations as to the length of time a stay in inpatient drug treatment is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered before you begin treatment so that it is clear how long and individual can stay in the rehabilitation facility of choice.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs offer payment assistance to help individuals who may possibly not have enough resources to self pay for rehabilitation or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. As an example, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term center will probably be the more appropriate option. To see what payment assistance may be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, talk with the center for particulars.

  • Human Service Agency
    Human Service Agency is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    123 19th Street NE
    Watertown, SD. 57201

    If you would like to contact Human Service Agency, you can reach them at 605-886-0123.

    Human Service Agency offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)