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Drug Addiction Facts

  • 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.
  • The typical marijuana user entering substance abuse treatment in the United States is typically initiated into their use of marijuana at a very young age, with over 50% having done so by the age of 14 and almost 90% before the age of 18.
  • There were 10,220 Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2004 and 17,865 such visits in 2008, representing a 74.8 percent increase.

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 are available in several settings and with different rehabilitation lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any type of and degree of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential centers now being paid by many insurance plans, there is no need to put off getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.

Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are accessible to anyone who must be safely managed through detoxification services when heavily addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, or who needs a better spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health services during their treatment procedure. You will find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment services regarding level of care, for the reason that individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of needing to be in a treatment program while undergoing rehab services. Although this may seem perfect it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than many individuals in rehabilitation have to have to have a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders when it's in rehabilitation in order to find resolution due to the fact one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities who can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders face to be able to not only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need drug abuse rehab will frequently need solutions beyond what a traditional drug rehab facility can provide. Because comprehensive medical solutions are often a key part of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is essential that these clients obtain the health care necessary together with any rehab services for drug use problem.

Women

Women have to have high quality rehab in rehab but might also need particular awareness of the unique issues they face due to their gender. Women and men not just face varying and distinctive challenges in everyday life as a result of gender, but additionally may abuse alcohol and drugs for very different reasons. drug treatment facilities which cater to women and the distinctive and unique needs that women encounter often helps significantly on a women's road to long term sobriety and a higher standard of living.

Men

Similar to how men and women encounter varying and unique challenges in daily life which can be specific to their gender, men and women can also encounter distinctive challenges in rehab which are gender-specific, which is why a rehab specifically designed with these unique needs and obstacles in mind can be quite ideal for someone searching for a powerful treatment solution.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into treatment as part of a court order in order to meet part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehabilitation frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when cooperating with drug and alcohol rehabilitation specifications enforced on them as part of sentencing and particularly of course when successfully completing an alcohol and drug rehabilitation program.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the challenges their impairment impose on them. While detection of the issue can sometimes be difficult among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL as well as other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse rehabilitation is needed. Besides ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the support they need in drug and alcohol rehab.

Spanish

Not all drug rehab programs have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the requirements of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more centers that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Therapy, study information and so on are actually very often available in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too around the country.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation facilities will take Medicaid when the individual is not able to self pay or present some other type of private health insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality treatment program that will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug and alcohol treatment facilities 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 doctor, who must assist in establishing the person's rehab strategy. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being paid for through Medicare Part B.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol treatment centers provide payment assistance to help individuals who may not have enough resources to self pay for rehab or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term program when in actuality a long-term center will be the more ideal option. To see what payment assistance could be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the center for particulars.

  • Southwest Connecticut MH Systems
    Southwest Connecticut MH Systems is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    1635 Central Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT. 6610

    If you would like to contact Southwest Connecticut MH Systems, you can reach them at 203-551-7428.

    Southwest Connecticut MH Systems offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)