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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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Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are accessible to anyone that has to be safely managed through detox services when seriously dependent to drugs and alcohol, or who requires a better spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health solutions as part of their treatment process. You will find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions regarding intensity of care, for the reason that individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways without the commitment of having to be in a rehab center while receiving rehab services. Although this may appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in recovery require to experience a successful rehab.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse due to the problems 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 readily available for them when drug abuse treatment is required. Apart from ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are receiving the help they require in drug treatment.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may seem like a drawback but people actually have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many individuals face. In addition, treatment programs will usually provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers will take Medicaid if the individual is not able to self pay or present some other kind of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals may want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehab program that will produce better results, like a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug rehab facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help out with setting up the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some kind of drug and alcohol treatment service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment facilities. Individuals could have to participate in a drug rehab facility that is inside their network of providers and there could be other restrictions for example how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a good facility they prefer and speak with a rehabilitation specialist to determine if their insurance covers it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain substance abuse rehab services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers in addition to partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some limitations concerning how much time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered before you start rehabilitation so that it's clear the length of time and individual can remain in the rehab center of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option available from a variety of alcohol and drug treatment facilities in an effort to help clients afford rehab where this may not have been possible originally. By way of example, one client's price for treatment might be different and lower than someone else whose finances are better which makes them more prepared to pay the full price of rehabilitation. Registrars take into consideration variables in addition to income including number of dependents to ascertain the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • St. Clair Hospital
    St. Clair Hospital is an Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center that is located at:

    1000 Bower Hill Road
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15243

    If you would like to contact St. Clair Hospital, you can reach them at 412-942-4800.

    St. Clair Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)