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Drug Addiction Facts

  • An estimated 92% of U.S. adults who drink alcohol excessively report binge drinking in the past 30 days.
  • In 2012, Ohio had 606 heroin-overdose deaths, double the number in 2010.
  • When abused, prescription stimulants can increase brain dopamine in a manner that is similar to other drugs of abuse such as methamphetamine, which in turn raises the risk of addiction.

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 has to be safely managed through detox services when heavily addicted to drugs and alcohol, or who needs a better spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services during their treatment process. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services regarding intensity of care, because the individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways with no commitment of having to remain in a treatment program while receiving rehabilitation services. Although this might seem ideal it will not provide the required change of surroundings than lots of people in rehab have to have to experience a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are recognized in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders during rehab in order to find resolution simply because one typically exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are several drug and alcohol rehab facilities who are able to specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to enable them to not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with substance abuse may have unique challenges they have to conquer when in rehabilitation, which rehabilitation professionals in the facility they opt to take part in should be keen of to ensure a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to pick a center that's accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the distinctive life and drug abuse issues that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of services including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse as a result of challenges their impairment impose on them. While detection of this issue can often be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services intended for them when substance abuse treatment is needed. Besides ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are receiving the support they need in drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug treatment facilities have the staff or resources to cater to 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 previously. Counselling, study info and so on are now frequently available in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever center they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many men and women face. In addition, rehab facilities will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present another type of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term treatment within a limited amount of centers, and in cases like this individuals may wish to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation facility which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug treatment programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if 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 rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other type 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 rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only inside the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug rehabilitation service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities. Individuals could have to participate in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center that is within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions for example how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent center they prefer and speak with a treatment specialist to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of particular substance abuse rehab services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers in addition to partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some restrictions as to just how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is allowed, and all of these questions will be answered before you start rehab so that it is clear just how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation facility of preference.

  • Northwest Texas Healthcare System
    Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    1501 South Coulter Street
    Amarillo, TX. 79106

    If you would like to contact Northwest Texas Healthcare System, you can reach them at 806-354-1000.

    Northwest Texas Healthcare System 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, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)