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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Marijuana users who try and quit often report feeling irritable, sleeping difficulties, cravings, anxiety and increased aggression.
  • Nearly 25% of individuals who use heroin become dependent on it.
  • Alcohol binge drinkers are 14 times more likely to report alcohol-impaired driving than non-binge drinkers.

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 lower end of the spectrum of rehab services with regards to intensity of care, as the individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to stay in a treatment center while undergoing treatment services. Even though this might seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of surroundings than many individuals in rehab need to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders during rehabilitation to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are lots of alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers who can specifically hone in on the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face so that they can not just become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never feel the need to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse might have distinctive obstacles they have to conquer during rehabilitation, which rehabilitation specialists in the program they elect to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure that a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to choose a center which is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of services including health care and the like.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehabilitation as part of a court order in order to meet a part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehabilitation frequently receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when cooperating with drug treatment specifications enforced on them in sentencing especially naturally when successfully graduating an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue can often be hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL as well as other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse rehab is necessary. Aside from ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the help they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs possess the staff or wherewithal to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more programs that will do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study information and stuff like that are actually frequently accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In each and every city in America there's someone being affected by drug use that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require rehab in whatever language it is they are fluent in to ensure their needs can be met properly while in rehab. Thankfully, there are numerous drug and alcohol rehab facilities which have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug and alcohol rehabilitation the most effective experience possible for anyone. Simply look for a quality drug and alcohol treatment facility and inquire if it is feasible to receive rehab in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage because they can decide on whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual cannot self pay or present another type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may wish to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to cover a more quality treatment center which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in setting up the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment are not an option. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could qualify for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but usually only within the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some type of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehab facilities. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehab facility which is within their network of providers and there could be other limitations such as how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose a quality program they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of certain substance abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There could be some restrictions concerning just how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered before you begin treatment so that it's clear how much time and individual can stay in the treatment facility of preference.

  • North Shore Mental Health
    North Shore Mental Health is a Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    99-128 Aiea Heights Drive
    Aiea, HI. 96701

    If you would like to contact North Shore Mental Health, you can reach them at 808-638-8700.

    North Shore Mental Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, 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)