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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.
  • Intramuscular heroin injection produces a slightly slower onset of heroin's euphoric feeling, taking approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  • A many as 40% of college students misusing prescription stimulant drugs use intranasal delivery (snorting).

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 services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment solutions with regards to intensity of care, because the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to stay in a treatment program while undergoing rehab services. Even though this might appear perfect it will not provide the required change of surroundings than many people in rehabilitation need to have a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders whilst in rehab in order to find resolution simply because one usually exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug rehabilitation centers who can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to be able to not just become sober 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.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who are in need of drug abuse treatment will usually require solutions beyond what a traditional drug rehabilitation facility can provide. Due to the fact comprehensive healthcare services in many cases are a vital part of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who most likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their addiction, it is essential that these clients obtain the medical care needed along with any rehabilitation services for drug abuse issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians acquire quality rehabilitation services within a rehab environment that's discreet and with rehab professionals available to them who comprehend the distinctive challenges they have to deal with in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a program which will help them resolve these problems and give them the confidence they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation could be a crucial aspect of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug use might have distinctive challenges they must overcome when in treatment, which rehabilitation professionals in the center they opt to be a part of must be keen of to ensure that a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to pick a center that's accustomed to helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of services including health care and the like.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but people actually have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many individuals face. In addition, rehab facilities will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment programs accept Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present any other form of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of centers, and in cases like this individuals may choose to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehab program that will get better results, like a long-term residential drug treatment facility.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehab service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug treatment program that's 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 good program they like and consult with a rehabilitation specialist to find out if their insurance will take care of it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option made available from a number of drug treatment facilities in an effort to help individuals pay for rehabilitation where this might not have been doable originally. For example, one client's price for rehabilitation may be different and less than another person whose finances are better which makes them more prepared to pay the full expense of treatment. Registrars take into consideration additional factors aside from income including number of dependents to determine the final cost using the sliding scale.

  • Intensive In Home Circles of Hope
    Intensive In Home Circles of Hope is an Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    3000 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Washington, DC. 20008

    If you would like to contact Intensive In Home Circles of Hope, you can reach them at 202-265-2343.

    Intensive In Home Circles of Hope 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
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

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