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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive stimulant drug most popularly known as meth, ice, and crystal.
  • Deaths have occurred in doctors' offices with as little as 25 mg of cocaine applied to the mucous membrane.
  • 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.

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 rehabilitation services regarding level of care, because the individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation program while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might appear perfect it will not provide the required change of atmosphere than lots of people in treatment require to have a productive rehab.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug abuse due to problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem is often difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL as well as other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse treatment is required. Other than ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they require in alcohol and drug rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can select whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at drug treatment programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with setting up the person's rehab strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol 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 whether they might be eligible for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some sort of alcohol and drug rehab service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment programs. Individuals could possibly have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center which is within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions such as the amount of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick a good facility they prefer and speak with a rehabilitation counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

  • Mercy Edgewood Program
    Mercy Edgewood Program is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    970 Executive Parkway Drive
    St. Louis, MO. 63141

    If you would like to contact Mercy Edgewood Program, you can reach them at 314-628-6500.

    Mercy Edgewood Program offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance