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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Marijuana, alcohol and cocaine were the most common drugs co-involved in Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, with marijuana being involved in 38.2%, alcohol being involved in 38.1%, and cocaine being involved in 31.8%.
  • The most common method of treatment, in an inpatient treatment, is a therapeutic community, involving the staff and other individuals, focusing on helping the person identify the sources and conditions that lead to substance abuse.
  • Meth causes a more than 3-fold release of dopamine in the brain when compared to cocaine.

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 many different settings with different rehabilitation lengths and plans to suit the varying needs of clients with any sort of and degree of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance companies, there is no need to put off receiving substance abuse treatment services for anybody who wants it.

Halfway House

A halfway house is a place that allows for a smooth transition if somebody is newly sober by themselves or has finished an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center and needs help re-acclimating to a regular lifestyle. Living in a halfway house, or sober living facility as they are sometimes called, an aspect of sentencing if a person is found guilty of drug charges also. If guidance is needed finding a halfway house, contact a drug treatment program and consult with a rehabilitation counselor that can point you in the right direction.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions with regards to intensity of care, for the reason that individual can keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to be in a treatment facility while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might appear ideal it might not provide the required change of surroundings than many individuals in rehab need to have a successful rehab.

Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

Residential long-term rehabilitation, which lasts in excess of 1 month, is an option that provides the commensurate intensity of care and appropriate environment for anyone experiencing a life threatening addiction and dependency problem. Because individuals will stay inside a residential long-term rehabilitation center for 120 days and even longer in some instances, these types of facilities offer all of the amenities needed to make a client's feel as comfortable and amenable as it could possibly be whilst providing quality treatment to assist them to conquer their habit for good.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders are what are recognized in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must tackle both disorders during rehabilitation in order to find resolution because one typically triggers the other. Fortunately, there are several drug rehabilitation centers 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 only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Men

Just as men and women face varying and different challenges in daily life which can be specific to their gender, men and women may also face unique challenges in rehab that are gender-specific, which is the reason a center designed specifically with these special needs and challenges at heart can be extremely ideal for someone searching for an effective treatment solution.

Medicaid

Certain treatment facilities accept Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present any other kind of private health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they can to cover a more quality rehabilitation program that will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab program.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol treatment centers provide payment assistance to help individuals who might possibly not have sufficient money to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for their stay. By way of example, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term center when in actuality a long-term center will probably be the more suitable option. To find out what payment assistance can be available, like a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the center for details.

  • Salvation Army
    Salvation Army is a Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    865 West North Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15233

    If you would like to contact Salvation Army, you can reach them at 412-231-0500.

    Salvation Army offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)