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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Research indicates that the chemical and molecular changes in the brain caused by chronic meth use may persist long after meth abuse has stopped.
  • Fentanyl is an extremely dangerous substitute for heroin because it is much more potent than heroin, which often results in accidental overdoses and death as a result of respiratory depression.
  • In 2009, 750,000 methadone prescriptions were written for pain relief, but only 250,000 people were treated with the drug for opiate addiction.

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 services with regards to intensity of care, as the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to remain in a treatment program while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this might seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in rehabilitation need to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians acquire excellent rehabilitation solutions within a rehabilitation setting that's discreet and with rehab professionals at their disposal who understand the unique problems which they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a facility which can help them resolve these problems and give them the confidence that they've lacked before arriving in treatment can be quite a crucial aspect of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab centers have the staff or resources to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study info and so on are actually frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but individuals really have a great deal of leverage because they can select whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many men and women encounter. In addition, rehab programs will often provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers accept Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present another form of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may wish to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality treatment center which will get better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment facility.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could qualify for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some sort of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility which is inside their network of providers and there could be other restrictions such as how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick a good facility they prefer and consult with a rehabilitation specialist to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular substance abuse rehabilitation services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There may be some limitations concerning just how long a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered before you begin rehab so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation facility of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility available from a variety of drug treatment facilities in order to help individuals pay for treatment where this may not have been possible initially. For instance, one client's fee for rehab could be different and someone else whose financial situation is better making them more prepared to pay the full cost of treatment. Registrars take into consideration additional circumstances besides income including amount of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers provide payment assistance to help clients who may not have enough funds to self pay for treatment or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term center when in fact a long-term program is going to be the more appropriate choice. To determine what payment assistance can be offered, say for example a sliding fee scale, talk with the program for details.

  • La Familia Inc
    La Familia Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center that is located at:

    2400 Wellesley Drive NE
    Albuquerque, NM. 87107

    If you would like to contact La Familia Inc , you can reach them at 505-766-9361.

    La Familia Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Gays And Lesbians, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, 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)