Menu

Drug Addiction Facts

  • Heavy drinkers are more susceptible to pneumonia, lung collapse and pulmonary infections.
  • Individuals who become addicted to codeine often need further treatment to address underlying issues which may have caused their addiction problems.
  • 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.

Drug Treatment Help Request

Fill out the form below and a counselor will get back with you to help you locate a drug addiction treatment program.

100% Confidential.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment solutions regarding intensity of care, since the individual can maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of having to be in a treatment center while receiving rehabilitation services. Even though this might appear perfect it will not provide the required change of surroundings than many individuals in rehab have to have to have a productive rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are identified in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must handle both disorders while in treatment to find resolution because one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are numerous drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs that can specifically hone in on the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse issues face in order to not just become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never wish to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians obtain quality rehabilitation services within a rehabilitation setting which can be discreet and has rehabilitation specialists available to them who comprehend the unique challenges they experience in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered by the problems they face due to their sexual preference, a program which can help them handle these issues and give them the confidence they may have lacked before 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 abuse may have distinctive challenges they have to overcome while in rehab, which treatment professionals in the program they decide to take part in must be keen of so that a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to select a program which is accustomed to helping seniors and older adults address the distinctive life and drug use issues that these clients face that might include a wider spectrum of services including health care and so on.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation due to a court order to satisfy a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in drug rehab often receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug and alcohol treatment requirements enforced on them in sentencing and particularly of course when successfully completing a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may seem like a disadvantage but people really have a much more leverage simply because they can choose whichever center they want without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people face. In addition, rehabilitation facilities will often provide payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. If someone doesn't have private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify for state insurance, they can talk with their Social Services office within their area to determine if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance covers both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans typically cover some type of drug and alcohol treatment service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals could have to participate in a drug rehabilitation center that's inside their network of providers and there may be other limitations such as the amount of time their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality center they prefer and speak with a rehabilitation specialist to find out if their insurance will take care of 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 and also partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some limitations regarding the length of time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is permitted, and every one of these questions can be answered before you start treatment so that it is clear how much time and individual can stay in the rehabilitation program of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option available from a variety of alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs in an effort to help individuals afford rehab where this might not have been possible initially. For instance, one client's fee for treatment might be different and another individual whose financial situation is better which makes them better able to spend the money for full price of rehab. Registrars take into consideration variables apart from income including number of dependents to determine the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • WNC Family Counsel and DWI Trt Servs
    WNC Family Counsel and DWI Trt Servs is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    416 South Main Street
    Waynesville, NC. 28786

    If you would like to contact WNC Family Counsel and DWI Trt Servs , you can reach them at 828-246-0484.

    WNC Family Counsel and DWI Trt Servs offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)