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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In the 24 hours after using cocaine, an user's risk of a stroke increases almost sevenfold.
  • Many fentanyl overdoses are initially classified as heroin overdoses, until the truth is discovered.
  • In high doses or when used concurrently with other drugs or alcohol, methadone can produce some of the same effects of heroin and other opiates.

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 that 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 so also requires mental health solutions during their rehabilitation procedure. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with substance abuse could have unique challenges they must conquer whilst in treatment, which rehab professionals in the program they elect to take part in have to be keen of so that a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a rehab that is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the unique life and drug use issues that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical treatment and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use because of the problems their impairment impose on them. While detection of the problem can be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL and other assistance services available for them when substance abuse treatment is necessary. Apart from ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired people are receiving the help they require in alcohol and drug treatment.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals really have a much more leverage because they can decide on whichever center they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many men and women face. In addition, rehab facilities will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Some treatment programs accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present any other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of facilities, and in such cases individuals may wish to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they can to cover a more quality rehabilitation facility that will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug rehabilitation facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at drug rehab facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with establishing the person's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other kind 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 expense of drug and alcohol rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only in the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans generally cover some form of alcohol and drug rehab service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment centers. Individuals could have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehab program that is inside their network of providers and there can be other limitations for example the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick a quality center they prefer and speak with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular drug abuse treatment services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities and also partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some limitations regarding how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered before you start rehab so that it's clear just how long and individual can stay in the rehabilitation facility of choice.

  • Lawrence Memorial
    Lawrence Memorial is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    170 Governors Avenue
    Medford, MA. 2155

    If you would like to contact Lawrence Memorial, you can reach them at 781-306-6000.

    Lawrence Memorial offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)