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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Most Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, almost 70%, were made by individuals between the ages of 18 and 29.
  • Over time, overstimulation and other changes in the brain caused by marijuana use can lead to addiction and withdrawal symptoms when marijuana use stops.
  • Studies indicate that youth who use alcohol before age 15 are five times more likely to become alcohol dependent than adults who begin drinking at age 21.

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 anybody who needs to be safely managed through detox services when seriously dependent to alcohol and drugs, or who needs a better spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health services during their treatment process. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug abuse problems are what are recognized in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must tackle both disorders when it's in rehab in order to find resolution simply because one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug rehabilitation programs who can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face so that they can not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use could possibly have distinctive obstacles they have to conquer while in rehab, which rehab professionals within the facility they decide to take part in must be keen of to ensure a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to decide on a facility that is used to helping seniors and older adults handle the distinctive life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical care and the like.

Spanish

Not all drug rehab centers have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study information and so on are now very often available in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In every single city in the U.S. there is someone experiencing drug use that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require rehabilitation in whatever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure that their needs can be met properly while in rehabilitation. Fortunately, there are numerous drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs who have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make drug rehab the very best experience possible for any individual. Simply discover a quality drug rehabilitation program and inquire if it is possible to receive rehab in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but people in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can select whichever center they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people encounter. In addition, treatment programs will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehab centers will take Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present another kind of private medical insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals may want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality treatment facility that will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at alcohol and drug rehab facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help in establishing the person's treatment strategy. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could be eligible for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but usually only inside the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some form of drug and alcohol treatment service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment centers. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug treatment facility that is in their network of providers and there might be other limitations such as just how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality center they prefer and consult with a rehab specialist to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain drug abuse rehabilitation services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some restrictions concerning how much time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment is permitted, and all of these questions will be answered before you begin treatment so that it's clear how long and individual can stay in the rehabilitation center of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option made available from a variety of drug and alcohol treatment facilities to help help individuals pay for treatment where this might not have been doable initially. As an example, one client's price for rehabilitation may be different and another individual whose finances are better making them more prepared to pay for the full cost of treatment. Registrars take into consideration variables apart from income including number of dependents to ascertain the final cost using the sliding scale.

  • North Shore Medical Center FMC Campus
    North Shore Medical Center FMC Campus is an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    5000 West Oakland Park Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33313

    If you would like to contact North Shore Medical Center FMC Campus, you can reach them at 954-735-6000 x3542.

    North Shore Medical Center FMC Campus offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)