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Drug Addiction Facts

  • An overdose of cocaine can lead to irregular heart beat or heart failure, high blood pressure resulting in a brain hemorrhage, repeated convulsions, respiratory failure.
  • Some inpatient rehab centers have their own in-house detox programs, but more centers today are requiring patients to complete detoxification prior to entering their facilities.
  • 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 solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment services with regards to level of care, because the individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation center while receiving rehabilitation services. Even if this might appear ideal it might not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in recovery require to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehab facilities who are able to specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to enable them to not merely become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to the problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue can sometimes be hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL along with other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is required. Other than ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are receiving the support they need in alcohol and drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation programs have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the needs of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than ever before. Therapy, study data and so on are actually very often available in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In every city in the U.S. there is someone experiencing drug use that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who might require treatment in whatever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure their needs may be catered to properly while in rehabilitation. Thankfully, there are many alcohol and drug rehab facilities that have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make drug and alcohol treatment the best experience possible for anyone. Simply find a quality drug and alcohol rehab program and inquire if it is feasible to receive rehab in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a disadvantage but people in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can choose whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many men and women encounter. Likewise, rehab centers will usually provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehab programs will take Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present any other form of private health insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of centers, and in cases like this individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehab program which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in setting up the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other kind 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 costs of drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment are not an option. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could qualify for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office within 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 in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug rehabilitation service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug treatment centers. Individuals could have to take part in an alcohol and drug treatment program that is inside their network of providers and there could be other restrictions for example how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick an excellent facility they prefer and speak with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular substance abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers along with partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some limitations regarding how much time a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered prior to starting treatment so that it is clear the length of time and individual can remain in the rehab program of choice.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehabilitation programs provide payment assistance to help clients who may possibly not have adequate money to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for their stay. As an example, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term program when in actuality a long-term facility will be the more appropriate option. To see what payment assistance may be available, for instance a sliding fee scale, check with the program for particulars.

  • Richmond University Medical Center
    Richmond University Medical Center is an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    1130 South Avenue
    Staten Island, NY. 10314

    If you would like to contact Richmond University Medical Center, you can reach them at 917-613-2645.

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