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Drug Addiction Facts

  • About 1 in 6 marijuana users who begin using the drug in their teens will develop dependence to the drug.
  • Because using heroin depresses the central nervous system, an individual's mental function can often become clouded.
  • A recent study found that approximately 68 percent of HIV-positive patients in clinical settings also engage in hazardous drinking.

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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Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are accessible to anyone who must be safely managed through detox services when intensely dependent to drugs and/or alcohol, or who needs a better spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services during their rehabilitation process. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must address both disorders while in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one often exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are many drug treatment facilities who can specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues face to enable them to not just become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who may need drug abuse rehabilitation will usually require solutions beyond what a standard drug treatment facility can deliver. Due to the fact comprehensive medical solutions are often a vital aspect 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 receive the medical care needed together with any treatment services for his or her substance abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians receive quality treatment solutions within a treatment setting that is discreet and has treatment professionals at their disposal who comprehend the unique problems which they experience in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered by the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a rehab which will help them resolve these issues and give them the confidence that they've lacked before arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial part of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse could have distinctive challenges they have to conquer while in rehab, which rehabilitation specialists within the facility they choose to take part in have to be keen of in order that a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to select a center that's accustomed to helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and substance abuse issues that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical care and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab due to a court order to fulfill a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehabilitation often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with alcohol and drug rehab specifications enforced with them in sentencing and also naturally when successfully completing a drug and alcohol treatment facility.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem is often difficult among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL and also other assistance services available for them when drug abuse rehab is required. Besides ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are getting the support they require in drug and alcohol treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehab centers will take Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present another type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of programs, and in this instance individuals may wish to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation center that will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug and alcohol treatment programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in establishing the individual's rehab strategy. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front 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 may be used to cover the expense of drug treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. When someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may be eligible for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only in the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some form of drug treatment service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehab facility which is inside their network of providers and there can be other limitations including the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a good center they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular drug abuse rehab services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient facilities along with partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some limitations about how much time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehab is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before you begin rehabilitation so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the treatment program of preference.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug treatment programs offer payment assistance to help clients who might possibly not have sufficient resources to self pay for treatment or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for their stay. For example, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term program when in actuality a long-term center will likely be the more appropriate option. To see what payment assistance might be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, talk with the program for details.

  • Laurel Regional Hospital
    Laurel Regional Hospital is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center that is located at:

    7300 Van Dusen Road
    Laurel, MD. 20707

    If you would like to contact Laurel Regional Hospital, you can reach them at 301-497-7980.

    Laurel Regional Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)