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Drug Addiction Facts

  • As of February 1, 2014 Canadian pharmacists will start giving out a formulation of methadone called Methadose, covered under PharmaCare, which is the same dosage but patients will only have to ingest a 10-millilitre dose of the liquid, which is about two teaspoons, instead of 100 millilitres, just under half a cup.
  • 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%.
  • In heavy marijuana users, traces of THC can sometimes be detected for weeks after they have stopped using marijuana.

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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Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of treatment services regarding intensity of care, for the reason that individual will be able to preserve their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to remain in a rehabilitation facility while receiving rehab services. While this may seem perfect it might not provide the required change of atmosphere than a lot of people in recovery have to have to experience a productive rehab.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers possess the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but luckily there are more and more programs that will do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study data and stuff like that are now very often available in Spanish in both short and long terms facilities which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Other Languages

In each and every city in the U.S. there's someone struggling with drug use that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who may require rehabilitation in whichever language it is they are fluent in to ensure that their needs may be met properly when in rehab. Luckily, there are lots of drug rehab facilities which have counselors on staff who speak other languages to make drug treatment the very best experience possible for anyone. Simply look for a quality drug and alcohol treatment center and inquire if it is possible to receive rehab in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when someone's insurance won't cover the total cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can select whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurers that so many people encounter. Likewise, rehab centers will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab programs will take Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present another kind of private medical insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of programs, and in cases like this individuals might want to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehabilitation facility which will produce better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment center.

Medicare

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

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a choice. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but usually only inside the state which provides the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some type of drug treatment service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab facilities. Individuals could have to take part in a drug and alcohol treatment facility that's within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions including the amount of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick a good program they prefer and consult with a treatment specialist to determine if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular drug abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities in addition to partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There may be some limitations regarding just how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered before beginning rehabilitation so that it's clear how long and individual can stay in the rehab center of preference.

  • St. Pete Behav Health Center Inc
    St. Pete Behav Health Center Inc is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    433 4th Street North
    St. Petersburg, FL. 33701

    If you would like to contact St. Pete Behav Health Center Inc, you can reach them at 727-895-8499.

    St. Pete Behav Health Center Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, 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)