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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Major heroin withdrawal symptoms typically peak between 48 and 72 hours after the last dose has been administered, and wane after about a week.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • Long-term studies of high school students and their patterns of drug use suggest that very few young people use other illegal drugs without first trying marijuana.

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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Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are accessible to anyone who should be safely managed through detox services when heavily dependent to alcohol and drugs, or who needs a broader spectrum of care such as someone who is dealing with a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services as part of their rehab process. You'll find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehab services with regards to intensity of care, since the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to remain in a rehabilitation facility while undergoing treatment services. Although this may seem perfect it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in recovery need to have a productive rehabilitation.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug abuse as a result of challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem can often be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL as well as other assistance services designed for them when drug abuse rehab is needed. Besides ASL, such services may include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the support they require in alcohol and drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all drug treatment centers have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the requirements of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more centers that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study info and so on are now frequently available in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In every single city in America there's someone being affected by substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may need treatment in whatever language it is they are fluent in so that their needs may be met properly while in rehab. Luckily, there are numerous drug treatment centers which have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make alcohol and drug rehab the best experience possible for any individual. Simply locate a quality alcohol and drug rehab program and inquire if it is possible to receive rehab in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals actually have a great deal of leverage because they can select whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. Likewise, treatment centers will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab centers accept Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present some other type of private health insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term rehab inside a limited amount of centers, and in this case individuals may wish to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehabilitation center which will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at alcohol and drug rehab centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help out with establishing the individual's rehab plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only in the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some sort of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation facilities. Individuals may have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center which is in their network of providers and there may be other limitations for example just how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent center they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation specialist to find out if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain drug abuse rehab solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities in addition to partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some restrictions concerning the length of time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before you begin rehab so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation program of preference.

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
    Scripps Mercy Hospital is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    4077 5th Avenue
    San Diego, CA. 92103

    If you would like to contact Scripps Mercy Hospital, you can reach them at 619-294-8111.

    Scripps Mercy Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, 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)