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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Because using heroin depresses the central nervous system, an individual's mental function can often become clouded.
  • When drugs like Ritalin and Adderall are prescribed in routine pediatric doses, they commonly cause hypertension, which can lead to an enlarged heart.
  • Prolonged alcohol use can also impair white blood cell function and making the abuser more susceptible to infection.

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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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 rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders when it's in rehabilitation in order to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are several drug treatment centers that can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to be able to not only become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug use may have distinctive challenges they have to overcome whilst in rehab, which rehab professionals in the facility they decide to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to select a rehab that is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the distinctive life and drug use issues that these clients face which may include a wider spectrum of solutions including health care and the like.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, treatment centers will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present some other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality treatment program that will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug rehab programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help in setting up the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare 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 treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some form of drug treatment service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehab facilities. Individuals may have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehab center which is in their network of providers and there might be other limitations including how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select a good facility they like and consult with a rehab counselor to determine if their insurance covers it.

  • Meridian Services Corp
    Meridian Services Corp is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    1944 West 8th Street
    Muncie, IN. 47302

    If you would like to contact Meridian Services Corp, you can reach them at 765-288-1928.

    Meridian Services Corp offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance