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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2006 the FDA warned the public that they had received many reports of death and life-threatening side effects in patients that have taken methadone as prescribed by their physicians for pain relief.
  • Inpatient drug/alcohol treatment can happen over periods of 30 days, 60 days or 90 days. Commonly, longer treatment is needed for patients struggling with a more difficult addiction.
  • Studies have shown that the two drugs, Ritalin and cocaine, are nearly indistinguishable when administered intravenously to cocaine addicts.

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 rehabilitation services with regards to intensity of care, because the individual can keep their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to stay in a rehabilitation center while receiving rehab services. Although this may appear perfect it will not provide the required change of surroundings than a lot of people in rehabilitation require to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must tackle both disorders while in treatment to find resolution because one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are several drug and alcohol treatment centers that can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face in order to not simply become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not feel the need to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use because of the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue can be hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and also other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse rehab is necessary. Apart from ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the support they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab programs possess the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more programs that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study data and the like are now very often accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms facilities which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but people actually have a great deal of leverage because they can decide on whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many people face. Likewise, treatment programs will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment facilities accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present any other form of private health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab inside 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 fund a more quality rehab facility that will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug rehab facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at alcohol and drug treatment centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in establishing the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab 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 expense of alcohol and drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could be eligible for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only within the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some kind of alcohol and drug rehab service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation facilities. Individuals might have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehab center that is in their network of providers and there might be other restrictions for example the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality program they like and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to determine if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular substance abuse rehab solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs in addition to partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There might be some limitations concerning just how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered prior to starting rehabilitation so that it is clear just how long and individual can remain in the rehab program of choice.

  • Region 8 Mental Health Services
    Region 8 Mental Health Services is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    624 Highway 51 North
    Brookhaven, MS. 39601

    If you would like to contact Region 8 Mental Health Services, you can reach them at 601-823-2345.

    Region 8 Mental Health Services offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)