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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The increased levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine caused by prescription stimulants use may in turn cause suppression of growth hormone secretion and directly affect height development in children.
  • A driver who is under the influence of marijuana loses the ability to "track" (stay in lane) through curves, to brake quickly, and to maintain speed and the proper distance between cars is affected.
  • Prescription opioid pain medications such as Oxycontin and Vicodin can have effects similar to heroin, and statistics and studies indicate that abuse of these drugs may open the door to heroin abuse.

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 lower end of the spectrum of rehabilitation services with regards to intensity of care, as the individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways with no commitment of needing to stay in a treatment center while undergoing treatment services. While this may appear perfect it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than lots of people in rehab require to have a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must address both disorders when it's in rehabilitation to find resolution simply because one usually triggers the other. Fortunately, there are numerous drug treatment programs that can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face so that they can not only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug use might have unique obstacles they have to overcome when in rehabilitation, which rehab specialists in the facility they elect to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to decide on a center that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults address the unique life and substance abuse issues that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of services including health care and so on.

Spanish

Not all drug rehab facilities possess the staff or resources to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more facilities that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Therapy, study info and the like are actually frequently obtainable in Spanish in both short and long terms facilities which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever center they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. In addition, treatment programs will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab programs accept Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present some other type of private health insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may choose to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to cover a more quality rehab center that will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug rehabilitation facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug rehab facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some kind of drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers. Individuals could have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program which is inside their network of providers and there could be other limitations such as just how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality program they like and speak with a rehab counselor to find out if their insurance covers it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option available from numerous alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs in an effort to help individuals pay for rehab where this might not have been doable initially. For instance, one client's price for rehab might be different and lower than another person whose financial situation is better making them better able to spend the money for full price of rehab. Registrars take into consideration other factors besides income including amount of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • Putnam Family Community Services Inc
    Putnam Family Community Services Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    1808 Route 6
    Carmel, NY. 10512

    If you would like to contact Putnam Family Community Services Inc, you can reach them at 845-225-2700.

    Putnam Family Community Services Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)