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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The Western and Midwestern portions of the U.S. struggle the worst with the meth problem.
  • Cocaine use can trigger chaotic heart rhythms, called ventricular fibrillation, the physical symptoms of which may include chest pain, nausea, blurred vision, fever, muscle spasms, convulsions and coma.
  • Most Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, almost 70%, were made by individuals between the ages of 18 and 29.

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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Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are available to anyone who has to be safely managed through detoxification services when seriously addicted to alcohol and drugs, or who wants a broader spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health solutions during their rehab process. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use might have unique obstacles they have to overcome when in treatment, which treatment specialists within the rehab they elect to be a part of should be keen of to ensure that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to choose a center that is used to helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and drug use problems that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical care and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into treatment as part of a court order to satisfy a part of their sentencing for any drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug treatment often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug rehabilitation specifications enforced on them as part of sentencing specifically of course when successfully graduating a drug treatment facility.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals actually have a much more leverage because they can decide on whichever program they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people encounter. Likewise, treatment facilities will usually offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers accept Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of centers, and in this case individuals may want to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality rehab facility which will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at drug rehabilitation centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help out with establishing the individual's treatment strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment 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 costs of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If a person doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might be eligible for state insurance, they can check with their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only inside the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some type of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug rehab programs. Individuals may have to participate in an alcohol and drug treatment facility that's within their network of providers and there might be other restrictions like the length of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select an excellent program they prefer and consult with a treatment counselor to find out if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular drug abuse treatment solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities in addition to partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations concerning the length of time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered before you start rehab so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the rehab program of choice.

  • Pickens County Medical Center
    Pickens County Medical Center is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center that is located at:

    241 Robert K Wilson Drive
    Carrollton, AL. 35447

    If you would like to contact Pickens County Medical Center, you can reach them at 205-367-2465.

    Pickens County Medical Center offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)