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Drug Addiction Facts

  • There is evidence from studies of stimulant addicts and case reports that stimulant drugs can cause heart disease, including inflammation and scarring.
  • Heroin injection is a significantly more efficient means of administering the drug and delivers more intense effects than smoking or snorting.
  • Codeine overdose can cause respiratory depression and other severe adverse reactions including heart failure, heart attack, pulmonary failure, liver or kidney failure, jaundice, amnesia, seizures, blackouts, and coma.

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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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 rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders during rehabilitation in order to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are several drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers who are able to specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face to enable them to not simply become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who are in need of drug abuse rehab will very often require services beyond what a traditional alcohol and drug rehabilitation center will be able to provide. Because extensive medical services tend to be a vital aspect of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who most likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their addiction, it is essential that these clients receive the medical treatment necessary along with any rehabilitation solutions for their substance abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians receive quality rehabilitation solutions in a treatment setting which is discreet and has treatment professionals at their disposal who comprehend the distinctive challenges which they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered by the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a program which can help them resolve these problems and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial aspect of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

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 the issue can be hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL and other assistance services intended for them when substance abuse rehabilitation is required. Other than ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are receiving the support they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but individuals in fact have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people face. Likewise, treatment programs will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation facilities accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other form of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of facilities, and in cases like this individuals may wish to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation program which will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug treatment facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help out with establishing the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other kind 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 may be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could qualify for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but generally only in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some form of drug treatment service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Individuals could have to participate in a drug rehabilitation center which is inside their network of providers and there might be other limitations like the amount of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select a good facility they like and speak with a rehabilitation 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 costs of certain substance abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities along with partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations as to how much time a stay in inpatient drug rehab is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered before beginning rehab so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation program of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility made available from many different drug rehab centers in an effort to help clients afford treatment where this may not have been doable originally. By way of example, one client's price for rehabilitation may be different and lower than somebody else whose finances are better making them better able to pay for the full price of rehabilitation. Registrars take into consideration variables besides income including number of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs provide payment assistance to help clients who may possibly not have sufficient resources to self pay for rehab or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for their stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term program when in actuality a long-term facility will likely be the more suitable selection. To determine what payment assistance could be available, for instance a sliding fee scale, consult the center for details.

  • Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention
    Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    2625 General Persian Boulevard
    Oklahoma City, OK. 73107

    If you would like to contact Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention, you can reach them at 405-942-2300.

    Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)