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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methadone accounts for only 2 percent of painkiller prescriptions in the United State, yet it is responsible for more than 30 percent of prescription painkiller overdose deaths.
  • In high doses or when used concurrently with other drugs or alcohol, methadone can produce some of the same effects of heroin and other opiates.
  • Although most of the meth available in the U.S. comes from foreign or domestic super labs, it can also be easily produced in makeshift, illegal laboratories in significant batches for sales and personal use.

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 anyone who has to be safely managed through detox services when heavily dependent to drugs and/or alcohol, or who wants a broader spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services during their treatment procedure. You will find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehab solutions with regards to intensity of care, because the individual can keep their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to remain in a treatment center while receiving rehab services. Even though this might appear ideal it may not provide the much needed change of surroundings than many people in rehab have to have to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must handle both disorders when it's in rehab to find resolution because one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are numerous drug and alcohol treatment centers who can specifically address the issues that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not only become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug abuse could have unique challenges they have to overcome during rehabilitation, which treatment professionals in the center they decide to be a part of should be keen of to ensure that a complete recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to pick a center that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and drug abuse problems that these clients face that might include a broader spectrum of solutions including medical treatment and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often prone to alcoholism and substance abuse due to challenges that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the problem can sometimes be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse rehab is necessary. Aside from ASL, such services may include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are receiving the support they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

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 cover part of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but individuals actually have a great deal of leverage because they can select whichever program they want without the restrictions from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. Likewise, treatment facilities will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab facilities accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term treatment within a limited amount of facilities, and in cases like this individuals may wish to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality treatment center which will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug rehab facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in establishing the individual's rehab plan. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only inside the state which provides the insurance plan.

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 ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug rehab center that's within their network of providers and there may be other limitations such as just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality center they prefer and speak with a treatment counselor to ascertain 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. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs along with partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some restrictions concerning the length of time a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered before you begin rehab so that it's clear the length of time and individual can remain in the rehab facility of choice.

  • St. Lukes Behavioral Health Center
    St. Lukes Behavioral Health Center is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab that is located at:

    1800 East Van Buren Street
    Phoenix, AZ. 85006

    If you would like to contact St. Lukes Behavioral Health Center, you can reach them at 602-251-8535.

    St. Lukes Behavioral Health Center offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

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