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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers that that methylphenidate products, one type of stimulant drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), may in rare instances cause prolonged and sometimes painful erections known as priapism.
  • The content and potency of THC in marijuana has increased steadily over the past 30 years.
  • Research of long-term recreational Ecstasy users has found that this type of use results in increased rates of depression and anxiety, even after quitting Ecstasy.

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 anybody who must be safely managed through detox services when seriously dependent to drugs, or who wants a better spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services during their rehab procedure. There are both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions in terms of intensity of care, as the individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to stay in a treatment center while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this may seem perfect it may not provide the much needed change of environment than lots of people in treatment require to have a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders whilst in rehabilitation to find resolution simply because one typically triggers the other. Fortunately, there are many drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs that can specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not merely become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians acquire quality rehab solutions in a rehab environment which is discreet and has rehab professionals available to them who comprehend the unique challenges which they have to deal with in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered because of the challenges they face due to their sexual preference, a facility that can help them resolve these issues and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial aspect of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug use could have distinctive challenges they must conquer during rehabilitation, which rehab professionals in the rehab they choose to be a part of have to be keen of in order that a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a program which is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults handle the distinctive life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of solutions including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to the problems that their impairment impose on them. While detection of this problem can often be hard among the hearing impaired, you can find ASL and other assistance services designed for them when substance abuse treatment is necessary. Other than ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are obtaining the support they need in drug treatment.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals actually have a great deal of leverage simply because they can choose whichever center they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many individuals encounter. In addition, rehab programs will frequently offer payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some rehabilitation facilities accept Medicaid if the individual cannot self pay or present any other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of programs, and in this case individuals might want to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality rehabilitation facility that will get better results, like a long-term residential drug rehabilitation center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at drug rehab programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the person's treatment strategy. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being exactly like 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 expense of drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. When someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but generally only within the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment facilities. Individuals might have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehab facility that is within their network of providers and there might be other restrictions including just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a good program they prefer and meet with a treatment specialist to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the costs of particular drug abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers in addition to 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 might be some limitations as to just how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before beginning treatment so that it's clear how long and individual can remain in the treatment center of choice.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehab facilities offer payment assistance to help clients who may possibly not have adequate money to self pay for treatment or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or total coverage for their stay. For instance, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term center will be the more suitable option. To find out what payment assistance might be offered, such as a sliding fee scale, check with the program for particulars.

  • University of Mississippi
    University of Mississippi is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    2500 North State Street
    Jackson, MS. 39216

    If you would like to contact University of Mississippi, you can reach them at 601-984-1000.

    University of Mississippi offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, 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), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)