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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Intramuscular heroin injection produces a slightly slower onset of heroin's euphoric feeling, taking approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Forceful clenching of the teeth can occur as a result of using Ecstasy, which is why users have been known to chew on pacifiers or chew gum to relieve some of the tension.
  • "Crack babies" are babies born to mothers who used cocaine while pregnant.

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 lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding intensity of care, since the individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of needing to remain in a rehab facility while undergoing treatment services. Even if this may appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in rehab require to have a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are known in the field of drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders during rehabilitation to find resolution due to the fact one typically exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are many alcohol and drug rehab facilities who can specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face in order to not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse may have distinctive obstacles they must conquer when in rehabilitation, which rehab professionals in the center they elect to be a part of should be keen of in order that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a facility which is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of solutions including health care and the like.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab due to a court order in order to meet part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehab often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug rehab requirements enforced on them as part of sentencing and particularly naturally when successfully completing a drug treatment center.

Spanish

Not all drug treatment facilities have the staff or resources to cater to the requirements of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study information and stuff like that are now frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available nationwide.

Other Languages

In every city in the U.S. there's someone being affected by substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who might need rehabilitation in whichever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure that their needs can be catered to properly while in rehabilitation. Luckily, there are numerous drug rehabilitation programs which have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make drug and alcohol treatment the very best experience possible for any individual. Simply look for a high quality drug and alcohol treatment program and find out if it is feasible to receive rehab in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but people in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can select whichever facility they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many individuals encounter. In addition, treatment programs will usually provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab programs will take Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present some other kind of private health insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term treatment within a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals may wish to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehab program which will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug rehab facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at drug rehab facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in establishing the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. When someone has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might be eligible for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually 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 kind of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab centers. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program that's inside their network of providers and there can be other limitations like the length of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick an excellent center they like and speak with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain drug abuse treatment services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There may be some limitations regarding how long a stay in inpatient drug treatment is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered before you start rehab so that it's clear just how long and individual can stay in the rehabilitation facility of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option made available from a variety of alcohol and drug treatment programs to help help clients afford rehabilitation where this might not have been possible initially. For example, one client's fee for rehabilitation may be different and lower than another person whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to spend the money for full price of rehabilitation. Registrars take into consideration other factors apart from income including number of dependents to determine the final cost using the sliding scale.

  • Long Island Consultation Center Inc
    Long Island Consultation Center Inc is an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    91-31 Queens Boulevard
    Elmhurst, NY. 11373

    If you would like to contact Long Island Consultation Center Inc, you can reach them at 718-896-3400.

    Long Island Consultation Center Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish, Other Languages
    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)