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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.
  • Individuals with both alcohol and other drug use disorders often have more severe dependence-related problems and are also more likely to have psychiatric disorders, attempt suicide and suffer health problems.
  • Medical examiners in Charleston, West Virginia listed methadone as contributing to 2,992 deaths in 2003, up from 790 in 1999. An estimated 82% of those deaths were listed as accidental, and most deaths involved combinations of methadone with other drugs, particularly prescription benzodiazepines.

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 accessible to anyone that should be safely managed through detoxification services when seriously addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, or who requires a broader spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health solutions during their rehab procedure. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require drug abuse rehab will usually need services beyond what a standard drug and alcohol treatment facility will be able to provide. Because comprehensive medical services in many cases are a key aspect of the physical process of recovery for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their habit, it is important that these clients receive the medical treatment needed in conjunction with any rehabilitation solutions for drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is crucial that gays and lesbians obtain quality rehab services in a rehab environment that's discreet and with rehabilitation professionals available to them who comprehend the distinctive challenges that they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is sometimes triggered by the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a program which can help them handle these issues and give them the peace of mind that they've lacked before arriving in rehabilitation is usually a crucial part of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug use could possibly have distinctive challenges they must conquer during treatment, which rehabilitation specialists in the facility they elect to take part in should be keen of to ensure a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to choose a rehab that is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults handle the distinctive life and drug use issues that these clients face which may include a broader spectrum of solutions including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue can be difficult among the hearing impaired, there are ASL as well as other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse treatment is required. Besides ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the support they need in alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol rehab centers have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more centers that can do so because the necessity for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study info and the like are actually frequently accessible in Spanish in both short and long terms centers which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available around the country.

Other Languages

In every single city in America there's someone struggling with drug abuse that isn't necessarily fluent in English, who might need rehab in whatever language it is that they are fluent in to ensure their needs may be catered to properly during rehab. Thankfully, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers that have counselors within their facility who speak other languages to make alcohol and drug rehab the most effective experience possible for any individual. Simply look for a top quality drug and alcohol rehabilitation program and inquire if it is feasible to receive rehab in other languages.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these cases, it may seem like a disadvantage but people in fact have a much more leverage because they can choose whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people face. In addition, treatment programs will usually offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain rehab centers will take Medicaid in the event the individual cannot self pay or present another form of private health care insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals may want to investigate the self pay alternative and come up with up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehabilitation program which will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug rehabilitation facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in setting up the person's rehabilitation strategy. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment 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 costs of drug rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't an option. When someone has no private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might qualify for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but usually only in the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some kind of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug treatment facilities. Individuals could possibly have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehab center which is within their network of providers and there might be other restrictions such as the length of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality center they like and meet with a treatment specialist to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

  • Telecare Redwood Place
    Telecare Redwood Place is a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center that is located at:

    18949 Redwood Road
    Castro Valley, CA. 94546

    If you would like to contact Telecare Redwood Place, you can reach them at 510-881-1606 x102.

    Telecare Redwood Place offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, 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