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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive stimulant drug most popularly known as meth, ice, and crystal.
  • Deaths have occurred in doctors' offices with as little as 25 mg of cocaine applied to the mucous membrane.
  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate prescription drug which is used as "maintenance" treatment for heroin and other opiate addiction, because it curbs cravings for opiates and other opioid prescription drugs and also prevents withdrawal from these drugs.

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 bottom end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services regarding level of care, because the individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation program while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might appear perfect it will not provide the required change of atmosphere than lots of people in treatment require to have a productive rehab.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who are in need of drug abuse rehabilitation will usually require solutions beyond what a standard drug and alcohol rehab facility will be able to deliver. Because extensive medical services in many cases are a key part of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who very likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their addiction, it is crucial that these clients receive the medical treatment required in conjunction with any rehab solutions for his or her drug abuse issue.

Spanish

Not all drug treatment programs have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more centers that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study information and the like are now frequently obtainable in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish treatment is available too around the country.

Other Languages

In every city in America there's someone being affected by substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who might need rehab in whatever language it is they are fluent in so that their needs may be met properly when in rehab. Thankfully, there are many drug rehabilitation centers who have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug treatment the very best experience possible for any individual. Simply look for a quality alcohol and drug rehabilitation center 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 rehabilitation or will only pay for some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but people in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people encounter. In addition, treatment programs will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present another form of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may choose to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehabilitation center which will get better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab program.

  • Places for People Inc
    Places for People Inc is an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    4130 Lindell Boulevard
    St. Louis, MO. 63108

    If you would like to contact Places for People Inc, you can reach them at 314-535-5600.

    Places for People Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid