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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The rate of emergency department visits associated with non-medical use of fentanyl has increased significantly in recent years, from an estimated 15,947 in 2007 to an estimated 20,034 in 2011.
  • Physical addiction is characterized by the presence of tolerance (needing more and more of the drug to achieve the same effect).
  • Many individuals who transition to heroin from prescription opioid use report that they had crushed prescription opioid pills to snort or inject the powder, which provided their initiation into injection heroin 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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Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehab services in terms of intensity of care, for the reason that individual will be able to maintain their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of needing to remain in a rehabilitation program while undergoing rehab services. Even if this may seem perfect it will not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in rehabilitation have to have to have a successful rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance won't cover the entire cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may seem like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage because they can choose whichever program they want without the restrictions from health insurers that so many men and women encounter. In addition, rehab programs will often provide payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers accept Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present some other form of private health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may want to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehabilitation facility which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at alcohol and drug treatment programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with setting up the person's treatment plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being paid for through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not an option. If someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could be eligible for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug rehab service ranging from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers. Individuals could possibly have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehab center that is in their network of providers and there might be other limitations like the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick a quality program they like and speak with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance which includes VA and Tricare does cover the expenses of particular substance abuse rehab solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs and also partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There could be some restrictions concerning how long a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered before you start rehabilitation so that it's clear just how long and individual can remain in the treatment center of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility provided by numerous drug treatment programs in order to help individuals afford treatment where this may not have been possible originally. As an example, one client's price for treatment may be different and lower than another person whose financial situation is better making them better able to spend the money for full price of treatment. Registrars take into consideration other factors apart from income including number of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

  • St. Vincents Behavioral Health Servs
    St. Vincents Behavioral Health Servs is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    1 Lois Street
    Norwalk, CT. 6851

    If you would like to contact St. Vincents Behavioral Health Servs, you can reach them at 203-221-8899.

    St. Vincents Behavioral Health Servs offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    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)