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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In Western portions of the U.S., heroin is commonly available as a solid substance that is black in color, known as "black tar" heroin.
  • In 2012, Lake County, Illinois experienced 33 fatal overdoses involving heroin.
  • The acute effects of heroin use include euphoria, flushing of the skin, dry mouth, and a feeling of heaviness in the extremities.

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

Individuals 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 address both disorders during treatment to find resolution because one typically triggers the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug and alcohol treatment programs who are able to specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to be able to not merely become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use could possibly have unique challenges they must overcome while in rehabilitation, which rehabilitation professionals in the facility they elect to take part in have to be keen of so that a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to pick a program that's familiar with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and substance abuse issues that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of services including health care and so on.

Medicaid

Some rehab facilities accept Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present any other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals may choose to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehab facility which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only within the state which provides the insurance coverage.

  • Patrick F MCauliffe Center
    Patrick F MCauliffe Center is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    70 Central Avenue
    Waterbury, CT. 6702

    If you would like to contact Patrick F MCauliffe Center, you can reach them at 203-346-1931.

    Patrick F MCauliffe Center offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)