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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Profits for the ADHD drug industry have soared in recent years, and in 2012 totaled $9 billion.
  • Both animal and human studies show that marijuana impairs the ability of T-cells in the lungs' immune system to fight off some infections.
  • A study conducted at Johns Hopkins University analyzed brain scans of people who had used Ecstasy, and this study found that the drug had damaged their brains. Those who used Ecstasy had more brain damage than less frequent users.

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 anybody who should be safely managed through detoxification services when heavily addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, or who requires a broader spectrum of care such as somebody who is dealing with a dual diagnosis and also needs mental health solutions as part of their rehab procedure. You'll find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding level of care, for the reason that individual can preserve their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehab facility while receiving rehabilitation services. Although this may seem ideal it will not provide the required change of environment than lots of people in treatment require to have a productive rehab.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug use may have distinctive obstacles they must overcome whilst in rehabilitation, which treatment professionals in the center they elect to be a part of have to be keen of to ensure a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to pick a center which is familiar with helping seniors and older adults tackle the unique life and drug abuse issues that these clients face which may include a wider spectrum of solutions including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse because of the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this issue is often hard among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL as well as other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse rehabilitation is needed. Aside from ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired people are getting the help they require in drug treatment.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs have the staff or resources to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but luckily there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Therapy, study information and so on are now very often accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but people in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can choose whichever program they would like without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, rehab programs will often offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehab centers will take Medicaid in the event the individual cannot self pay or present another form of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of centers, and in this case individuals might want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehabilitation center which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug treatment program.

Medicare

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

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. When someone has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might be eligible for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but usually only in the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans generally cover some form of drug and alcohol rehab service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment centers. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehab facility that is in their network of providers and there could be other limitations for example the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality center they prefer and speak with a rehab specialist to find out if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular substance abuse rehabilitation services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers in addition to partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There may be some limitations regarding how much time a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered prior to starting treatment so that it's clear how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation center of preference.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug rehabilitation centers offer payment assistance to help individuals who might possibly not have adequate money to self pay for rehabilitation or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for his or her stay. For instance, Sometimes insurance only pays for a short-term facility when in fact a long-term program will likely be the more suitable choice. To find out what payment assistance can be available, for instance a sliding fee scale, talk with the center for details.

  • St. Catherine Hospital
    St. Catherine Hospital is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    4321 Fir Street
    East Chicago, IN. 46312

    If you would like to contact St. Catherine Hospital, you can reach them at 219-392-7466.

    St. Catherine Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)