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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Marijuana, alcohol and cocaine were the most common drugs co-involved in Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, with marijuana being involved in 38.2%, alcohol being involved in 38.1%, and cocaine being involved in 31.8%.
  • The most common method of treatment, in an inpatient treatment, is a therapeutic community, involving the staff and other individuals, focusing on helping the person identify the sources and conditions that lead to substance abuse.
  • Meth causes a more than 3-fold release of dopamine in the brain when compared to cocaine.

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 many different settings with different rehabilitation lengths and plans to suit the varying needs of clients with any sort of and degree of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance companies, there is no need to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anybody who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions regarding intensity of care, for the reason that individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to be in a rehab center while receiving rehab services. Although this may appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in recovery require to experience a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are identified in the field of drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Luckily, there are many drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs that can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face so that they can not just become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who may need drug abuse treatment will very often need services beyond what a standard alcohol and drug rehab facility will be able to provide. Simply because comprehensive healthcare services will often be an integral part of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who more than likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is important that these clients have the health care required along with any treatment solutions for substance abuse problem.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians acquire excellent rehabilitation services in a treatment setting that is discreet and with treatment specialists available to them who comprehend the unique problems that they can have to deal with in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians might be triggered by the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a rehab that can help them resolve these issues and give them the confidence that they've lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation could be a crucial part of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use could have unique challenges they must overcome during rehab, which treatment professionals in the center they opt to be a part of must be keen of in order that a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to choose a rehab which is used to helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and drug use issues that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and the like.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage because they can decide on whichever program they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many individuals encounter. In addition, rehab programs will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain treatment centers will take Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may choose to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to fund a more quality rehab center which will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug and alcohol rehab centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with establishing the individual's rehab strategy. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket 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 expense of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health insurance plans generally cover some type of drug rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment facilities. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug treatment program that's within their network of providers and there might be other restrictions including the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select an excellent center they like and meet with a treatment counselor to determine if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain substance abuse rehab solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some restrictions about just how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered before beginning rehab so that it is clear how much time and individual can remain in the rehabilitation center of choice.

  • Persad Center Inc
    Persad Center Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    5301 Butler Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15201

    If you would like to contact Persad Center Inc, you can reach them at 412-441-9786 x212.

    Persad Center Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)