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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2009, marijuana alone or in combination with another drug or alcohol was involved in over 376,000 emergency department visits in the United States.
  • Meth produces a high for 8?24 hours when smoked, as opposed to smoking cocaine which produces a high for approximately 20?30 minutes.
  • 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.

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 solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment services regarding intensity of care, since the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehab program while receiving rehab services. While this may appear perfect it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than lots of people in recovery need to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are recognized in the field of alcohol and drug rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must address both disorders while in treatment to find resolution due to the fact one usually triggers the other. Fortunately, there are many alcohol and drug treatment programs who can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face in order to not simply become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require substance abuse rehabilitation will usually need services beyond what a standard drug treatment center can provide. Because extensive healthcare services will often be an important 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 due to their addiction, it is crucial that these clients get the medical care needed in conjunction with any rehabilitation services for drug abuse issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians obtain excellent rehab solutions within a rehabilitation environment that is discreet and with rehab specialists at their disposal who understand the unique problems which they have to deal with in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered by the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a program that can help them handle these problems and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked prior to arriving in treatment is usually a crucial part of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse could have distinctive obstacles they have to overcome whilst in rehabilitation, which rehabilitation professionals in the rehab they opt to be a part of must be keen of so that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a rehab that's used to helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and so on.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug treatment centers have the staff or resources to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more centers that can do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Therapy, study info and the like are actually very often available in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of treatment or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but individuals in fact have a much more leverage because they can select whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. Likewise, treatment facilities will frequently offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers accept Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present any other kind of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehab facility that will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug rehabilitation center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug rehabilitation facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when 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 treatment plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may be eligible for state insurance, they can talk with their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but generally only within the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some form of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehab facilities. Individuals might have to take part in a drug rehabilitation facility that is within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions including the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select a good facility they like and speak with a rehab specialist to determine if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular substance abuse rehab solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient programs along with partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some limitations about how much time a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered before beginning treatment so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the treatment program of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option made available from a variety of drug rehab facilities to help help individuals afford rehab where this may not have been possible originally. For example, one client's fee for rehabilitation might be different and less than somebody else whose financial situation is better making them more prepared to pay for the full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars consider variables aside from income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • Positive Connections LLC
    Positive Connections LLC is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    1373 Fillmore Street
    Twin Falls, ID. 83301

    If you would like to contact Positive Connections LLC, you can reach them at 208-737-9999.

    Positive Connections LLC offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)