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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Brain studies indicate that even acute short term use of Ecstasy can adversely affect the areas of the brain involved in higher thought processes, raising concerns regarding possible long-term effects on both infrequent and regular users of Ecstasy.
  • A study of gay males in San Francisco concluded that 15% of men who had sex with men had used methamphetamine during their most recent anal sex (within the past 3 months).
  • There have been a number of deaths in recent years caused by PMA which was sold as Ecstasy, a potent and highly neurotoxic hallucinogenic amphetamine.

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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Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are available to anyone that must be safely managed through detoxification services when heavily addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, or who wants a better spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health solutions as part of their treatment procedure. You will find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse due to challenges their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this issue is often hard among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL and other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse treatment is needed. Aside from ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they require in drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study information and stuff like that are now very often accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In every city in America there is someone fighting drug use that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may need rehabilitation in whichever language it is they are fluent in so that their needs may be catered to properly during treatment. Luckily, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities which have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make alcohol and drug treatment the best experience possible for anyone. Simply look for a quality drug and alcohol rehabilitation program and find out if it is feasible to receive rehabilitation in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can select whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many individuals face. Likewise, rehabilitation programs will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation centers will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present any other form of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals might want to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to cover a more quality rehabilitation facility which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug rehabilitation facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug treatment programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help in setting up the person's treatment plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some form of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation program which is within their network of providers and there may be other restrictions such as just how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick a good program they like and meet with a rehab counselor to find out if their insurance will cover it.

Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular drug abuse treatment solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities and also partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some restrictions as to how long a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered before beginning rehabilitation so that it is clear how much time and individual can remain in the rehab program of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option made available from numerous drug treatment centers in an effort to help individuals afford treatment where this might not have been doable originally. For instance, one client's price for treatment might be different and lower than another person whose finances are better which makes them more prepared to spend the money for full price of rehabilitation. Registrars consider additional factors besides income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug treatment centers offer payment assistance to help clients who may not have sufficient money to self pay for rehab or whose health insurance won't provide coverage or total coverage for their stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term center when in fact a long-term program is going to be the more suitable option. To see what payment assistance might be available, for instance a sliding fee scale, check with the center for particulars.

  • Montgomery County Emergency Service
    Montgomery County Emergency Service is an Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    50 Beech Drive
    Norristown, PA. 19403

    If you would like to contact Montgomery County Emergency Service, you can reach them at 610-279-6100.

    Montgomery County Emergency Service offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)