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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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Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehab services in terms of level of care, because the individual can keep their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehab center while receiving rehabilitation services. While this may appear perfect it might not provide the much needed change of surroundings than many people in rehabilitation require to experience a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must address both disorders when it's in rehab in order to find resolution simply because one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are several drug and alcohol treatment programs who can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face to be able to not merely become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require drug abuse rehab will often require solutions beyond what a traditional drug and alcohol rehab facility can deliver. Due to the fact comprehensive medical solutions tend to be an important part of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their habit, it is important that these clients have the medical treatment needed along with any rehab services for their drug abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians obtain excellent rehab solutions in a rehabilitation environment which is discreet and with rehabilitation professionals at their disposal who understand the unique challenges which they have to deal with in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a rehab which can help them resolve these problems and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial part of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug abuse could possibly have distinctive obstacles they must conquer whilst in rehabilitation, which rehab specialists in the facility they choose to be a part of should be keen of to ensure that a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to pick a facility that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and substance abuse problems that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical care and the like.

Spanish

Not all drug rehab programs have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clientele, but fortunately there are more and more programs that will do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study data and the like are now very often accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but people really have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation programs will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation centers accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present another kind of private health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of programs, and in cases like this individuals may choose to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehab program which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some type of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab centers. Individuals might have to participate in a drug and alcohol treatment facility which is inside their network of providers and there might be other limitations like the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose a good center they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation counselor to determine if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain substance abuse rehabilitation services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations about how long a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered before beginning treatment so that it is clear how much time and individual can remain in the rehab program of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility offered by numerous alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers in an effort to help individuals pay for rehabilitation where this may not have been possible initially. For instance, one client's fee for rehabilitation could possibly be different and less than somebody else whose finances are better making them more prepared to pay for the full price of rehab. Registrars take into account additional circumstances apart from income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Imara Center LLC
    Imara Center LLC is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Program that is located at:

    3915 Cascade Road SW
    Atlanta, GA. 30331

    If you would like to contact Imara Center LLC, you can reach them at 404-564-4796.

    Imara Center LLC offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)