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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The elevated risk of heart attack among marijuana users may be caused by marijuana raising blood pressure and heart rate and reducing the blood's capacity to carry oxygen.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • Codeine is often prescribed in the form of syrup to treat the common cough, and "Purple Drank" is a slang term for codeine cough syrup which is combined with Sprite or Mountain Dew and pieces of Jolly Rancher candy for illicit abuse. The concoction takes on a purplish hue, hence the name Purple Drank.

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 that must be safely managed through detoxification services when seriously addicted to alcohol and drugs, or who requires a better spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health services as part of their rehabilitation process. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the lower end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding intensity of care, since the individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of having to be in a rehab center while receiving treatment services. While this may appear ideal it may not provide the required change of surroundings than lots of people in rehabilitation require to have a productive rehab.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem can be difficult among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL along with other assistance services intended for them when substance abuse rehabilitation is required. Aside from ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are receiving the help they need in drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation facilities have the staff or resources to cater to the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Therapy, study info and so on are now frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms facilities which deliver inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too around the country.

Other Languages

In each and every city in America there is someone being affected by substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who might require treatment in whichever language it is they are fluent in to ensure that their needs may be met properly whilst in rehab. Luckily, there are numerous drug and alcohol rehab facilities who have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make alcohol and drug rehab the most effective experience possible for anyone. Simply discover a quality drug and alcohol rehab facility and find out if it is feasible to receive rehabilitation in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but people actually have a great deal of leverage because they can select whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women face. Likewise, rehab facilities will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation centers accept Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present any other type of private medical insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of centers, and in cases like this individuals may choose to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality rehabilitation center that will get better results, say for example a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must help in establishing the individual's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify 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 cover both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some form of alcohol and drug rehab service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment facilities. Individuals might have to take part in a drug rehabilitation facility that's inside their network of providers and there might be other restrictions for example how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select an excellent center they prefer and meet with a treatment specialist to determine if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the costs of certain substance abuse rehabilitation services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs in addition to partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some limitations regarding how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is permitted, and every one 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.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility available from numerous drug rehab centers in an effort to help clients pay for rehabilitation where this may not have been doable originally. For instance, one client's price for rehabilitation might be different and less than somebody else whose finances are better which makes them better able to spend the money for full price of rehab. Registrars take into account additional factors aside from income including amount of dependents to determine the final cost and using the sliding scale.

  • St. Francis Hospital
    St. Francis Hospital is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    3267 South 16th Street
    Milwaukee, WI. 53215

    If you would like to contact St. Francis Hospital, you can reach them at 414-389-3111.

    St. Francis 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), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

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