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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate prescription drug which is used as "maintenance" treatment for heroin and other opiate addiction, because it curbs cravings for opiates and other opioid prescription drugs and also prevents withdrawal from these drugs.
  • Intramuscular heroin injection produces a slightly slower onset of heroin's euphoric feeling, taking approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  • A many as 40% of college students misusing prescription stimulant drugs use intranasal delivery (snorting).

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 bottom end of the spectrum of treatment solutions with regards to intensity of care, because the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to stay in a treatment program while undergoing rehab services. Even though this might appear perfect it will not provide the required change of surroundings than many people in rehabilitation need to have a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders whilst in rehab in order to find resolution simply because one usually exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug rehabilitation centers who can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to be able to not just become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these instances, it may seem like a drawback but people in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can select whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many men and women face. Likewise, rehabilitation facilities will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs accept Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present another type of private health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of programs, and in this instance individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehab center which will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in setting up the individual's treatment strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being paid for through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals may have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehab program which 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 select an excellent facility they like and speak with a treatment specialist to determine if their insurance covers it.

  • McClendon Center
    McClendon Center is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    1313 New York Aveune NW
    Washington, DC. 20005

    If you would like to contact McClendon Center, you can reach them at 202-737-6191.

    McClendon Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance

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