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Drug Addiction Facts

  • An overdose of cocaine can lead to irregular heart beat or heart failure, high blood pressure resulting in a brain hemorrhage, repeated convulsions, respiratory failure.
  • Some inpatient rehab centers have their own in-house detox programs, but more centers today are requiring patients to complete detoxification prior to entering their facilities.
  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate prescription drug which is used as "maintenance" treatment for heroin and other opiate addiction, because it curbs cravings for opiates and other opioid prescription drugs and also prevents withdrawal from these drugs.

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 treatment services with regards to level of care, because the individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in lots of ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation center while receiving rehabilitation services. Even if this might appear ideal it might not provide the much needed change of environment than many people in recovery require to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol rehab as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must deal with both disorders when it's in treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of drug and alcohol rehab facilities who are able to specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face to enable them to not merely become abstinent but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with substance abuse could possibly have distinctive obstacles they must conquer during treatment, which treatment professionals within the program they opt to take part in should be keen of in order that a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to choose a facility which is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults tackle the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face which might include a wider spectrum of solutions including medical treatment and so on.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the price of particular substance abuse rehab services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs as well as partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization in which case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some limitations about the length of time a stay in inpatient drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered before you start treatment so that it's clear just how long and individual can remain in the rehabilitation facility of preference.

  • VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
    VA NY Harbor Healthcare System is a Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    1150 South Avenue
    Staten Island, NY. 10314

    If you would like to contact VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, you can reach them at 718-761-2973.

    VA NY Harbor Healthcare System offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)