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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Codeine is one of the active ingredients found in poppies, however the drug is more often synthesized by pharmaceutical companies and used in medicine to treat pain, cough and mild inflammation.
  • Social circumstances are important in drug abuse. Peer pressure, emotional distress and low self-esteem can all lead individuals to abuse drugs. Ease of access to drugs is another influence.
  • 70% of violent crime is committed by people who are intoxicated with either alcohol or drugs.

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 low end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding level of care, since the individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to remain in a rehabilitation facility while receiving treatment services. Although this may appear ideal it may not provide the required change of environment than many individuals in rehab have to have to experience a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse problems are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders during rehabilitation to find resolution due to the fact one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are several alcohol and drug treatment programs who are able to specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face so that they can not just become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Spanish

Not all drug treatment facilities possess the staff or resources to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clientele, but fortunately there are more and more programs that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study info and stuff like that are actually very often accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which provide inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but people actually have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever facility they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people face. Likewise, rehabilitation programs will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation facilities accept Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of programs, and in cases like this individuals may wish to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehab facility which will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug treatment facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in establishing the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only within the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some type of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment programs. Individuals could possibly have to take part in a drug and alcohol treatment center that is within their network of providers and there could be other limitations for example the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a good center they prefer and speak with a rehab counselor to find out if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain substance abuse treatment services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities and also partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some restrictions concerning the length of time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered prior to starting treatment so that it is clear how long and individual can remain in the rehab center of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option made available from many different alcohol and drug treatment centers in order to help clients afford rehab where this might not have been doable originally. As an example, one client's fee for rehabilitation could possibly be different and less than another individual whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to pay for the full expense of treatment. Registrars consider additional circumstances besides income including number of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehabilitation facilities offer payment assistance to help individuals who may possibly not have sufficient funds to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for their stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term facility is going to be the more appropriate option. To find out what payment assistance may be offered, say for example a sliding fee scale, check with the program for particulars.

  • Jefferson Parish Human Servs Authority
    Jefferson Parish Human Servs Authority is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    5001 Westbank Expressway
    Marrero, LA. 70072

    If you would like to contact Jefferson Parish Human Servs Authority, you can reach them at 504-349-8708.

    Jefferson Parish Human Servs Authority offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)