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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Used fentanyl patches are attractive to illicit abusers as quite a bit of fentanyl remains in these patches even after a 3-day use.
  • When someone uses marijuana their heart rate, which would normally be about70 to 80 beats per minute, may increase by 20 to 50 beats per minute or even double that.
  • In a 2009 report, the Government Accountability Office stated that a lack of knowledge about the "unique pharmacological properties" of methadone among prescribing physicians and patients has contributed to methadone overdoses.

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 low end of the spectrum of rehab services regarding level of care, since the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of needing to remain in a rehab center while undergoing rehab services. While this might appear ideal it may not provide the required change of environment than a lot of people in rehab need to have a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues are what are known in the field of drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders during rehabilitation to find resolution because one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs who are able to specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face in order to not simply become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not feel the need to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use could have unique obstacles they must overcome while in rehabilitation, which treatment professionals in the center they decide 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 facility that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical treatment and the like.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehab as part of a court ruling to satisfy a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehabilitation often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with alcohol and drug rehab specifications enforced with them as part of sentencing especially naturally when successfully graduating a drug and alcohol rehab facility.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse as a result of problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem is often hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and also other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse rehab is required. Other than ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the support they need in alcohol and drug rehab.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab programs have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more centers that are able to do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than ever before. Counselling, study info and so on are now very often accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too around the country.

Other Languages

In every single city in the U.S. there's someone fighting drug abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require rehabilitation in whichever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure that their needs can be met properly while in treatment. Thankfully, there are many alcohol and drug rehab centers who have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug rehab the most effective experience possible for any individual. Simply look for a quality drug rehab facility and inquire if it is possible to receive treatment in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but people actually have a much more leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many men and women encounter. Likewise, rehab programs will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation programs accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present some other form of private health insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals may choose to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehab center that will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug rehabilitation programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the person's treatment strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered 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 treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they can talk with their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but usually only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug and alcohol rehab service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab facilities. Individuals could possibly have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehab facility that is inside their network of providers and there might be other restrictions like how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select a good center they prefer and speak with a treatment specialist to find out if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain drug abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient programs in addition to partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some limitations as to how much time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered before beginning rehabilitation so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation center of choice.

  • North Shore Mental Health
    North Shore Mental Health is an Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    84-1170 Farington Highway
    Waianae, HI. 96792

    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)