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Drug Addiction Facts

  • All stimulants, whether prescription or illicit such as methamphetamine, work by increasing dopamine levels in the brain; dopamine is a brain chemical which has to do with pleasure, movement, and attention. This is what produces a high when abused.
  • People in clubs who abuse codeine cough syrup normally mix their syrup with soft drinks or cocktails, while polydrug users mostly drink their syrup undiluted.
  • Some inpatient programs offer additional services, like meditation, animal therapy, gourmet cooking, crafts or community service.

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 lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions with regards to intensity of care, because the individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to remain in a treatment center while receiving rehab services. Even though this might appear perfect it may not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in rehab need to experience a successful rehabilitation.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse as a result of challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this issue is often difficult among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when drug abuse rehab is needed. Other than ASL, such services may include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are getting the help they require in drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers possess the staff or wherewithal to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily 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 actually frequently available in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available nationwide.

Other Languages

In every single city in America there's someone fighting substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who might require rehab in whichever language it is they are fluent in so that their needs may be met properly whilst in treatment. Fortunately, there are many drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs that have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make drug rehab the best experience possible for anyone. Simply locate a quality drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility and inquire if it is possible to receive rehabilitation in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a drawback but people actually have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever program they want without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehab facilities will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation centers will take Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present any other type of private health insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of programs, and in this instance individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehab program that will get better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug rehabilitation programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in establishing the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab 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 drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If someone doesn't have 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 determine if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically 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 typically cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehab service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug rehab programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol treatment facility that is in their network of providers and there may be other limitations including the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can select a quality program they like and meet with a treatment specialist to find out if their insurance covers it.

  • Pathways
    Pathways is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    511 East Columbus Avenue
    Springfield, MA. 1105

    If you would like to contact Pathways, you can reach them at 413-827-8959 x1660.

    Pathways offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, 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