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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Excessive alcohol use can lead to muscle atrophy, which may cause sharp muscle pain and weakness.
  • HIV-positive meth users experience greater neuronal injury and cognitive impairment than non-users.
  • Chronic use of crack cocaine can exacerbate violent behavior among those with previously violent tendencies and it can also create aggressive behavior in some users who aren't prone to this behavior.

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 along with different rehabilitation lengths and plans to suit the various demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential programs now being included in many insurance companies, there is no need to put off getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who needs it.

Detoxification

Detoxification from alcohol and drugs is a course of action which can be made much more manageable and safely overseen when in a professional detox or drug and alcohol treatment facility. Often detoxification isn't risk free, and even with the best of intentions individuals who proceed through detoxification on their own so that they can get sober might really be putting their own health and even their lives at risk. It is usually best to seek detoxification services inside a professional program in order to avoid such risks as well as have a smooth transition from detoxification to treatment in a quality alcohol and drug treatment facility.

Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are accessible to anyone that needs to be safely managed through detox services when seriously addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, or who wants a better spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis so also requires mental health solutions as part of their rehabilitation procedure. You will find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehab services with regards to level of care, as the individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways with no commitment of having to be in a treatment center while undergoing rehabilitation services. While this may appear perfect it might not provide the required change of surroundings than many individuals in rehab need to have a productive rehabilitation.

Adolescents

When adolescents become involved in any kind of drug use, it is crucial that they acquire high quality care to halt the situation in its tracks so that it doesn't worsen and possibly put their future in jeopardy. Because adolescent drug abuse which continues often carries on into one's adult life, mothers and fathers must stay vigilant and get their adolescent rehabilitation as soon as a problem is observed in a center which addresses adolescent substance abuse. A lot of facilities which deal with adolescents provide both inpatient and residential rehab, which has been proven to be the most beneficial environments for rehabilitation clients of this age.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use might have unique challenges they have to conquer during rehab, which rehabilitation specialists within the program they opt to take part in should be keen of so that a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a center that is used to helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and substance abuse issues that these clients face which may include a wider spectrum of services including medical care and the like.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to problems that their impairment impose on them. While detection of the issue can be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse rehabilitation is needed. Aside from ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are receiving the help they require in drug and alcohol rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but people actually have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever program they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many people encounter. In addition, rehabilitation facilities will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug and alcohol rehab facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with establishing the person's treatment plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If a person doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might be eligible for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some form of alcohol and drug rehab service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug treatment facility that is in their network of providers and there could be other limitations such as the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select an excellent program they like and speak with a rehab specialist to ascertain if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular substance abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers along with partial hospitalization are covered 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 as to how much time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered before beginning rehab so that it is clear how much time and individual can remain in the treatment center of choice.

  • Ridgeview Institute
    Ridgeview Institute is an Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    3995 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA. 30080

    If you would like to contact Ridgeview Institute, you can reach them at 770-434-4567 x3200.

    Ridgeview Institute offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Adolescents, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)