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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2006, 40% of all poisoning deaths in the U.S. involved opioid painkillers such as Methadone.
  • The main benefit of inpatient therapy is ready access to the therapeutic community. Patients are involved in a recovery environment in which all are dedicated to breaking the addiction.
  • Prescriptions of Ritalin have quadrupled in the last decade from 158,000 in 1999 to 661,463 in 2010 in the UK.

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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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services can be obtained in a variety of settings with various treatment lengths and plans to suit the varying needs of clients with any sort of and level of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential facilities now being included in many insurance companies, you shouldn't have to postpone receiving substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.

Detoxification

Detoxification from alcohol and drugs is a course of action which can be made a lot more manageable and safely overseen when in a proper detoxification or drug and alcohol rehab center. Often detoxification isn't risk-free, and even with good intentions individuals who go through detoxification on their own in order to get sober might really be putting their health and even their lives in danger. It is usually far better to look for detoxification services inside a professional center to avoid such hazards as well as have a smooth progression from detoxification to treatment in a quality alcohol and drug treatment program.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment solutions in terms of level of care, as the individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to stay in a rehab program while undergoing treatment services. Even though this may appear perfect it might not provide the required change of environment than many people in treatment need to experience a successful rehabilitation.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and substance abuse due to the problems their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem can often be hard among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is needed. Besides ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they need in drug rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but people really have a great deal of leverage simply because they can choose whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation facilities will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug rehabilitation centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in setting up the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare 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 treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might be eligible for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but generally only within the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some type of drug rehab service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment centers. Individuals might have to participate in an alcohol and drug treatment facility that's inside their network of providers and there could be other restrictions for example how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality center they prefer and speak with a rehabilitation counselor to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

  • Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit
    Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Center that is located at:

    1514 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA. 70121

    If you would like to contact Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit, you can reach them at 504-842-3999 x2.

    Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance