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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Major heroin withdrawal symptoms typically peak between 48 and 72 hours after the last dose has been administered, and wane after about a week.
  • More than half a million visits to hospital emergency rooms a year are drug-related.
  • Long-term studies of high school students and their patterns of drug use suggest that very few young people use other illegal drugs without first trying marijuana.

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 who should be safely managed through detox services when heavily dependent to alcohol and drugs, or who needs a broader spectrum of care such as someone who is dealing with a dual diagnosis and also requires mental health services as part of their rehab process. You'll find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the lower end of the spectrum of rehab services with regards to intensity of care, since the individual will be able to keep their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of having to remain in a rehabilitation facility while undergoing treatment services. Although this may seem perfect it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than a lot of people in recovery need to have a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders while in treatment in order to find resolution simply because one typically exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug treatment facilities that can specifically address the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face to enable them to not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Gays and Lesbians

It is essential that gays and lesbians acquire quality rehab solutions within a rehabilitation environment which can be discreet and has rehabilitation specialists at their disposal who comprehend the distinctive challenges that they experience in life. Because drug use for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a facility which can help them resolve these problems and give them the confidence they may have lacked prior to arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial aspect of rehab for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who battle with drug use could possibly have distinctive challenges they have to overcome whilst in treatment, which rehab specialists within the center they elect to take part in must be keen of to ensure that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to select a facility that is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults deal with the distinctive life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which may include a wider spectrum of services including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be predisposed to alcoholism and drug abuse due to challenges their impairment impose on them. While detection of the problem can be hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and other assistance services readily available for them when substance abuse treatment is needed. Other than ASL, such services can sometimes include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are getting the support they need in drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of treatment or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may seem like a disadvantage but people really have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can choose whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation centers will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation programs will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present some other kind of private health insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation in a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehab center that will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug rehab facilities which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehab when the center is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the person's rehab plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation 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 and alcohol rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not an option. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could be eligible for state insurance, they should check with their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but generally only within the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some sort of alcohol and drug treatment service including outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment centers. Individuals may have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center which is within their network of providers and there could be other limitations including the amount of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can choose an excellent facility they prefer and meet with a rehab specialist 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 expense of certain substance abuse rehabilitation solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient centers as well as partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some restrictions about how long a stay in inpatient drug treatment is allowed, and every one of these questions can be answered before you begin rehab so that it's clear the length of time and individual can stay in the rehab program of preference.

  • VA San Diego Healthcare System
    VA San Diego Healthcare System is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    3350 La Jolla Village Drive
    San Diego, CA. 92161

    If you would like to contact VA San Diego Healthcare System, you can reach them at 858-642-3201.

    VA San Diego Healthcare System 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)