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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Intravenous heroin users will typically begin to experience the rush from the drug within 7 to 8 seconds after injection.
  • In 2006, 40% of all poisoning deaths in the U.S. involved opioid painkillers such as Methadone.
  • Marijuana use induces causes the body to produce high levels of an enzyme that converts certain hydrocarbons into a cancer-causing form, which in turn accelerates the changes that result in malignant cells.

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 rehabilitation solutions regarding intensity of care, as the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to stay in a rehab facility while receiving rehab services. Even though this might seem perfect it might not provide the required change of surroundings than lots of people in treatment require to have a productive rehabilitation.

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 alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders whilst in treatment to find resolution because one typically exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are many drug and alcohol rehab facilities that can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face in order to not only become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians acquire excellent rehab services in a treatment setting that is discreet and has treatment professionals at their disposal who comprehend the distinctive problems they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a facility that can help them handle these problems and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked prior to arriving in treatment is usually a crucial aspect of rehabilitation for gay and lesbian clients.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to challenges their impairment impose on them. While detection of the issue can sometimes be hard among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL and other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse treatment is required. Apart from ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired folks are receiving the support they need in drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol treatment programs have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study info and the like are now very often accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a drawback but people in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation programs will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation centers accept Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present some other type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of centers, and in this case individuals may choose to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehab program which will get better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in establishing the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment 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 expense of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment are not an option. If someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they can talk with their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only in the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug treatment service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab facilities. Individuals may have to take part in a drug treatment program which is within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions like the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose a quality center they like and speak with a rehabilitation counselor to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

  • Mental Health Center of Denver
    Mental Health Center of Denver is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    4455 East 12th Avenue
    Denver, CO. 80220

    If you would like to contact Mental Health Center of Denver, you can reach them at 303-504-7000.

    Mental Health Center of Denver offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance

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