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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methadone withdrawal can last up to 5 or 6 weeks and can be much more painful and uncomfortable than heroin or other opiate withdrawal.
  • If an individual has been taking fentanyl for even a short period of time, they will begin to experience intense withdrawal symptoms once they stop taking the drug.
  • Withdrawing from Fentanyl is very similar to that of heroin and it can be very uncomfortable and painful.

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 accessible to anybody that should be safely managed through detox services when heavily dependent to drugs and/or alcohol, or who needs a broader spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis and also needs mental health services during their rehab process. You will find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehab services regarding intensity of care, since the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to be in a treatment center while receiving rehabilitation services. Although this might appear ideal it may not provide the required change of environment than a lot of people in rehab have to have to experience a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must address both disorders while in treatment in order to find resolution because one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are several drug rehab programs that can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face in order to not merely become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with substance abuse might have distinctive challenges they must conquer while in rehabilitation, which rehabilitation professionals within the center they decide to take part in must be keen of to ensure a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to pick a facility that's used to helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face which can include a wider spectrum of services including medical care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use because of the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of the problem is often hard among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL and also other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse rehab is required. Aside from ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they require in drug rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but people actually have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever program they want without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many men and women encounter. In addition, rehabilitation centers will usually offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehab programs will take Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present some other form of private health care insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of facilities, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they can to fund a more quality treatment center which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug and alcohol treatment centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the center is included 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 strategy. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment centers. Individuals may have to take part in a drug and alcohol treatment program which is in their network of providers and there might be other restrictions including how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they like and meet with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the costs of certain drug abuse rehab solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some restrictions about how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered prior to starting rehab so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the treatment facility of choice.

  • Northern Nevada Medical Center
    Northern Nevada Medical Center is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    2375 East Prater Way
    Sparks, NV. 89434

    If you would like to contact Northern Nevada Medical Center, you can reach them at 775-356-4071.

    Northern Nevada Medical Center offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)