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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive stimulant drug most popularly known as meth, ice, and crystal.
  • Deaths have occurred in doctors' offices with as little as 25 mg of cocaine applied to the mucous membrane.
  • 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.

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 must be safely managed through detox services when intensely addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, or who requires a broader spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis so also requires mental health solutions as part of their rehabilitation process. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue is often difficult among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and also other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse treatment is required. Aside from ASL, such services may include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are obtaining the help they need in drug and alcohol treatment.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug rehab programs possess the staff or resources to focus on the demands of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than in the past. Counselling, study info and the like are now very often obtainable in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is available too nationwide.

Other Languages

In each and every city in the U.S. there's someone experiencing substance abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may need rehab in whatever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure that their needs can be met properly while in rehabilitation. Fortunately, there are numerous drug rehab facilities that have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug rehabilitation the most effective experience possible for anyone. Simply discover a high quality drug rehab program and inquire if it is feasible to receive rehabilitation in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover some of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage simply because they can decide on whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehabilitation centers will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present any other kind of private health care insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehab within a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals may wish to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to fund a more quality treatment program which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at alcohol and drug treatment centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with establishing the person's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being just like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being paid for through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some type of drug and alcohol rehab service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Individuals could have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation program that is inside their network of providers and there could be other restrictions for example the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent center they like and speak with a treatment 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 price of particular drug abuse rehab services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs as well as partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations as to how much time a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered before you start rehabilitation so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the treatment facility of preference.

  • St. Louis University Hospital
    St. Louis University Hospital is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    3635 Vista Avenue
    St. Louis, MO. 63110

    If you would like to contact St. Louis University Hospital, you can reach them at 314-577-8000 x8748.

    St. Louis University Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)