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Drug Addiction Facts

  • 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.
  • Intramuscular heroin injection produces a slightly slower onset of heroin's euphoric feeling, taking approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  • A many as 40% of college students misusing prescription stimulant drugs use intranasal delivery (snorting).

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 available to anyone who needs to be safely managed through detoxification services when seriously dependent to drugs and/or alcohol, or who wants a better spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services as part of their rehab process. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders when it's in rehabilitation in order to find resolution because one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of alcohol and drug rehab facilities who can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face so that they can not just 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.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab facilities possess the staff or wherewithal to cater to the requirements of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more programs that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study info and the like are now frequently obtainable in Spanish in both short and long terms programs which provide inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may seem like a disadvantage but individuals really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can select whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehab centers will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present some other form of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of programs, and in this case individuals may want to explore the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehab facility that will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug treatment centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with setting up the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being covered through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some kind of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment centers. Individuals could have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehab program that's within their network of providers and there could be other limitations such as just how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select an excellent facility they prefer and speak with a rehabilitation specialist to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of particular substance abuse rehab solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers and also partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some limitations about how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is permitted, and all of these questions can be answered before you start treatment so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the rehab facility of preference.

  • Sibley Memorial Hosp Behav Health Unit
    Sibley Memorial Hosp Behav Health Unit is a Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    5255 Loughboro Road NW
    Washington, DC. 20016

    If you would like to contact Sibley Memorial Hosp Behav Health Unit, you can reach them at 202-537-4929.

    Sibley Memorial Hosp Behav Health Unit offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

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