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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Studies indicate that people who are drug dependent are much more likely than the general population to drink alcohol.
  • Crack cocaine can be purchased in small amounts that are enough for two smoke sessions for an average of $5 to $15, and may be as much as 90 percent pure which is up to six times stronger than powder cocaine that is normally purchased on the street.
  • As of February 1, 2014 Canadian pharmacists will start giving out a formulation of methadone called Methadose, covered under PharmaCare, which is the same dosage but patients will only have to ingest a 10-millilitre dose of the liquid, which is about two teaspoons, instead of 100 millilitres, just under half a cup.

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 solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehab services regarding level of care, since the individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehab program while receiving treatment services. While this may seem ideal it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in recovery require to have a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders while in rehab in order to find resolution because one often triggers the other. Luckily, there are numerous alcohol and drug treatment programs who can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to enable them to not merely become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require substance abuse rehabilitation will very often need services beyond what a traditional drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility can deliver. Because comprehensive medical services will often be an integral aspect of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who most likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their habit, it is essential that these clients get the health care needed in conjunction with any rehabilitation solutions for drug use issue.

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation centers possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more centers that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study data and the like are now frequently obtainable in Spanish in both long and short terms facilities which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation 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 choose whichever program they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation facilities will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehab facilities will take Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present any other type of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of programs, and in this case individuals may choose to explore 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, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in setting up the person's treatment strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided 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 may be used to cover the costs of drug treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could qualify for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but generally only within the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehab service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehab program that is within their network of providers and there could be other limitations including the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose a good program they prefer and meet with a rehab counselor to find out if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the costs of particular substance abuse rehab solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities along with partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some restrictions concerning how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered before you start rehab so that it's clear the length of time and individual can remain in the treatment center of choice.

  • Life Strategies Counseling Inc
    Life Strategies Counseling Inc is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    1217 Stone Street
    Jonesboro, AR. 72401

    If you would like to contact Life Strategies Counseling Inc, you can reach them at 870-972-1268.

    Life Strategies Counseling Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)