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Drug Addiction Facts

  • A lethal dose of cocaine by the IV route or by inhalation is about 750-800 mg.
  • Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the U.S., with over 17 million past-month users.
  • Animal studies indicate that animals will work more persistently at pressing a bar for cocaine than for any other drug, including opiates. In one example, one monkey test subject pressed the bar 12,800 times until it got a single dose of cocaine. If the animal survives in such studies, it will return to the task of obtaining more cocaine.

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 solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of rehab solutions regarding level of care, for the reason that individual can preserve their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of having to remain in a treatment facility while undergoing treatment services. Even if this might appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in rehab need to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use problems are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders during treatment in order to find resolution because one typically exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehab facilities that can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to be able to not simply become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who need drug abuse rehab will usually require services beyond what a standard drug rehab program can deliver. Because comprehensive medical services tend to be an important part of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who more than likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease because of their addiction, it is crucial that these clients get the medical care required along with any rehab solutions for their drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians obtain excellent treatment solutions in a rehab environment which is discreet and with rehab specialists at their disposal who understand the distinctive challenges which they experience in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered because of the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a program which will help them handle these problems and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be quite a crucial aspect of recovery for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use could possibly have unique obstacles they have to conquer whilst in rehabilitation, which treatment professionals within the rehab they choose to take part in must be keen of so that a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to decide on a facility which is used to helping seniors and older adults deal with the distinctive life and substance abuse issues that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and so on.

Medicaid

Certain treatment centers accept Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present another kind of private health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within 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 fund a more quality rehab center which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug treatment center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug rehab facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient treatment if the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with setting up the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being paid for through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some form of drug treatment service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Individuals may have to participate in a drug and alcohol rehab facility that's inside their network of providers and there can be other limitations such as the length of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can choose a quality center they prefer and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain substance abuse rehab services. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient facilities in addition to partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There might be some limitations concerning the length of time a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered prior to starting rehabilitation so that it's clear how much time and individual can remain in the treatment center of preference.

  • VA NJ Healthcare System
    VA NJ Healthcare System is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    654 East Jersey Street
    Elizabethport, NJ. 7206

    If you would like to contact VA NJ Healthcare System, you can reach them at 908-994-0120.

    VA NJ Healthcare System offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)