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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Within just the first six months of 2013, 3.4 million fentanyl prescriptions were dispensed in the U.S.
  • Many children being "treated" with prescription stimulants experience what is known as a "rebound effect", which is caused when the medication wears off during the day and the child experiences a period of aggression and irritability.
  • Prescription stimulant drugs are amphetamine drugs, primarily with the active ingredient methylphenidate, known under the brand names Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta.

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 has to be safely managed through detox services when heavily addicted to alcohol and drugs, or who needs a better spectrum of care such as someone who has a dual diagnosis and also needs mental health solutions as part of their rehabilitation procedure. You can find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services available.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse because of the problems their impairment impose on them. While discovery of the issue is often hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL and also other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse rehab is needed. Besides ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are getting the help they require in drug and alcohol rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance isn't going to pay for the total cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these situations, it may seem like a drawback but people in fact have a great deal of leverage because they can select whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation programs will usually provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option 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 type of private medical insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals may wish to explore the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to pay for a more quality rehabilitation program which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug treatment facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug and alcohol treatment centers which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment 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 setting up the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being the same as any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment are not a choice. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they might be eligible for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only within the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some kind of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment programs. Individuals may have to take part in a drug treatment program that's in their network of providers and there could be other limitations like the amount of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select a good center they like and meet with a treatment counselor to find out 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 certain substance abuse treatment services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some limitations about how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered before beginning rehabilitation so that it's clear how long and individual can remain in the treatment facility of choice.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers offer payment assistance to help individuals who might possibly not have sufficient money to self pay for treatment or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or total coverage for his or her stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term facility when in actuality a long-term program will likely be the more suitable selection. To see what payment assistance can be offered, like a sliding fee scale, seek advice from the center for details.

  • University Health System
    University Health System is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    1541 Kings Highway
    Shreveport, LA. 71103

    If you would like to contact University Health System, you can reach them at 318-626-1957.

    University Health System offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, 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), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)