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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Heroin is frequently available in its powder form which is white in color; the purer the heroin, the whiter it will appear. Less pure powder heroin is a deep tan color.
  • When Fentanyl is administered it rapidly crosses the blood-brain barrier, and when this occurs it produced not only pain relief but also produces sedation and varying levels of respiratory depression, as well as nausea, and vomiting in some cases.
  • Older adults who drink put themselves at higher risks for falls, car crashes, and other unintentional injuries.

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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Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders during treatment to find resolution due to the fact one often triggers the other. Fortunately, there are many drug and alcohol rehab facilities who are able to specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face to enable them to not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehab at alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must assist in setting up the person's treatment plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some sort of drug rehab service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab centers. Individuals might have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility that's within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions including just how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select an excellent center they prefer and consult with a treatment specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain drug abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs in addition to partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There may be some restrictions concerning the length of time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered prior to starting treatment so that it is clear how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation program of choice.

  • VA Black Hills Healthcare System
    VA Black Hills Healthcare System is an Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    500 North 5th Street
    Hot Springs, SD. 57747

    If you would like to contact VA Black Hills Healthcare System, you can reach them at 605-745-2000.

    VA Black Hills Healthcare System offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Payment forms accepted: Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)