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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The elevated risk of heart attack among marijuana users may be caused by marijuana raising blood pressure and heart rate and reducing the blood's capacity to carry oxygen.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • Codeine is often prescribed in the form of syrup to treat the common cough, and "Purple Drank" is a slang term for codeine cough syrup which is combined with Sprite or Mountain Dew and pieces of Jolly Rancher candy for illicit abuse. The concoction takes on a purplish hue, hence the name Purple Drank.

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 lower end of the spectrum of rehab solutions with regards to level of care, for the reason that individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehabilitation facility while undergoing rehab services. While this might appear perfect it may not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than a lot of people in rehabilitation need to experience a successful rehab.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab facilities have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study data and so on are actually frequently available in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too around the country.

Other Languages

In every single city in America there is someone being affected by drug use that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require rehabilitation in whatever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure that their needs may be met properly while in treatment. Luckily, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehab centers which have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug rehabilitation the most effective experience possible for anyone. Simply locate a high quality alcohol and drug treatment facility and find out if it is feasible to receive treatment in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of treatment or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a drawback but individuals in fact have a much more leverage because they can select whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many men and women encounter. In addition, rehabilitation centers will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present another form of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals might want to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehab facility that will produce better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at drug and alcohol treatment centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help in establishing the individual's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being exactly like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being paid for 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 forms of insurance or self payment are not a choice. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may be eligible for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but usually only inside the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some type of drug and alcohol treatment service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment programs. Individuals could have to take part in a drug rehab center that's inside their network of providers and there could be other restrictions such as the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent center they prefer and speak with a treatment counselor to find out if their insurance will handle it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option offered by a number of alcohol and drug treatment centers in order to help clients afford rehabilitation where this may not have been doable originally. By way of example, one client's price for treatment could possibly be different and someone else whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to pay for the full expense of treatment. Registrars take into consideration additional circumstances besides income including number of dependents to ascertain the final cost using the sliding scale.

  • Martin Luther King Heritage Center
    Martin Luther King Heritage Center is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    2555 North Martin Luther King Drive
    Milwaukee, WI. 53212

    If you would like to contact Martin Luther King Heritage Center, you can reach them at 414-372-8080.

    Martin Luther King Heritage Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

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