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Drug Addiction Facts

  • A study has found that marijuana's effects on the brain can build up, resulting in a deterioration of critical life skills over time.
  • All forms of marijuana contain THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and more than 400 other chemicals besides THC.
  • Drug addiction rehab programs are available on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. While both types of rehab programs may lead to positive treatment of an addiction, an inpatient program has a few advantages over an outpatient one.

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 a variety of settings and with different rehab lengths and plans to accommodate the various needs of clients with any type of and amount of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential programs now being covered by many insurance plans, there's no need to put off getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who wants it.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment services regarding intensity of care, because the individual can maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to remain in a rehab center while receiving rehab services. While this may seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of surroundings than many people in recovery need to experience a successful rehab.

Adolescents

When adolescents get involved in any kind of substance abuse, it is vital that they receive top quality care to stop the problem in its tracks so that it doesn't get any worse and perhaps jeopardize their future. Because adolescent drug abuse which persists often continues into adulthood, mothers and fathers must stay vigilant and get their adolescent rehabilitation as soon as a problem is noticed in a program which handles adolescent substance abuse. Several facilities which treat adolescents supply both inpatient and residential treatment, that has been proven to be the most beneficial environments for rehabilitation clients of this age.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders whilst in rehab in order to find resolution simply because one usually triggers the other. Fortunately, there are lots of alcohol and drug rehab programs who are able to specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to be able to not only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who may need substance abuse rehab will very often need solutions beyond what a standard drug treatment program will be able to provide. Due to the fact comprehensive medical solutions tend to be an important part of the physical process of healing for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who very likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is important that these clients obtain the medical care required along with any treatment solutions for their substance abuse issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians acquire quality treatment services within a rehabilitation setting which can be discreet and with rehabilitation professionals available to them who comprehend the unique challenges that they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians might be triggered because of the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a rehab which can help them resolve these issues and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial part of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug abuse could possibly have unique obstacles they have to overcome while in rehab, which rehab specialists within the program they opt to take part in have to be keen of in order that a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to select a rehab which is familiar with helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and substance abuse issues that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of solutions including health care and so on.

Pregnant/Postpartum Women

Pregnant and postpartum women don't just need help from a high quality rehab for their own health and wellbeing but in addition the wellbeing of the unborn baby or the little one they have delivered who needs to be appropriately cared for while they become rehabbed and as a result able to be a better mother. Rehab opportunities exist which offer them as well as their child with sufficient healthcare services whilst ensuring they receive the rehab they need to become sober and be able to stay this way to be the very best parent they can be.

Women

Women have to have quality rehabilitation in rehab but may also require special attention to the unique challenges they face due to their gender. Women and men not only face varying and unique challenges in life due to gender, but in addition may abuse drugs and alcohol for unique reasons. drug rehab facilities which focus on women and the distinctive and unique needs that women face often helps enormously on a women's road to permanent sobriety and a higher standard of living.

Men

Just as men and women encounter varying and different challenges in daily life which are specific to their gender, men and women could also encounter unique challenges in treatment which are gender specific, which is the reason a rehab specifically designed with these unique needs and challenges in mind can be be extremely helpful for someone seeking a powerful rehab option.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders in many cases are given the possibility or ordered to treatment as part of sentencing. Sometimes, the offender can choose which rehab facility they would like to enroll in. Upon successful completion, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from reduced sentencing options in order to progress in their lives without getting penalized any more.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients find their way into rehabilitation as part of a court order to fulfill part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehab frequently receive reduced sentences, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug and alcohol rehab requirements enforced with them as part of sentencing specifically of course when successfully completing a drug rehabilitation center.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't cover the entire cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many individuals encounter. In addition, treatment facilities will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in establishing the individual's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some form of alcohol and drug treatment service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug rehab facility which is within their network of providers and there might be other restrictions for example how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality facility they prefer and consult with a treatment specialist to find out if their insurance will cover it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option available from a variety of alcohol and drug treatment centers in order to help clients pay for rehab where this might not have been doable originally. For example, one client's price for rehabilitation may be different and lower than somebody else whose finances are better which makes them better able to spend the money for full expense of treatment. Registrars take into account variables apart from income including amount of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • RAMAS Counseling Center
    RAMAS Counseling Center is an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    One Woodbridge Center
    Woodbridge, NJ. 7095

    If you would like to contact RAMAS Counseling Center, you can reach them at 732-602-9000.

    RAMAS Counseling Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)