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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Older adults who drink have an increased sensitivity to alcohol due to the fact that aging can lower the body's tolerance for alcohol, and therefore experience the effects of alcohol more readily than when they were younger.
  • "Doctor-shopping" is one method that is commonly used among codeine addicts to get more of the drug, and a codeine addict will go from doctor to doctor complaining of this or that ailment in an attempt to get more prescriptions for opiate narcotics such as codeine.
  • Aside from the pleasurable effects of heroin users experience, individual's can also experience slurred speech, constricted pupils, droopy eyelids, impaired night vision, vomiting, and constipation.

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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Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment

Partial hospitalization, or Day Treatment as it is sometimes called, is a type of drug treatment facility meant for many who need and desire a comprehensive and organized rehab strategy and environment yet don't need night and day care. It can help make people in recovery remain supported rehabilitation process without upsetting other day to day activities they may need to maintain during treatment. Partial hospitalization/Day Treatment is also an alternative for individuals who have completely finished an inpatient or residential center and want assistance with the smooth transition back into a normal drug-free lifestyle.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have trouble with drug abuse might have distinctive challenges they have to conquer whilst in rehab, which rehabilitation specialists within the facility they decide to be a part of should be keen of in order that a complete recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a rehab which is familiar with helping seniors and older adults deal with the unique life and substance abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of services including medical treatment and the like.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use as a result of challenges their impairment impose on them. While detection of the issue is often hard among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL and other assistance services intended for them when drug abuse rehab is required. Aside from ASL, such services might include assistive listening equipment and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired folks are receiving the support they need in alcohol and drug rehab.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't pay for the entire cost of rehab 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 because they can choose whichever facility they want without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation facilities will usually provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehab centers will take Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present another kind of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals may want to explore the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehabilitation program that will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug treatment facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at alcohol and drug treatment facilities which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehab if the program is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in establishing the individual's treatment plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other type 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 expense of drug and alcohol rehab if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't an option. If someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they should talk with their Social Services office in their area to ascertain if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will take care of both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only within the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical health insurance plans generally cover some kind of drug and alcohol rehab service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs. Individuals could possibly have to participate in a drug treatment center that is in their network of providers and there may be other limitations like the amount of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick a good facility they like and meet with a rehab specialist to ascertain if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular drug abuse rehabilitation services. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient programs along with partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare consultant. There can be some limitations concerning just how long a stay in inpatient drug treatment is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered before you begin treatment so that it is clear the length of time and individual can stay in the rehab facility of choice.

  • Washington Adventist Hospital
    Washington Adventist Hospital is an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Center that is located at:

    7600 Carroll Avenue
    Takoma Park, MD. 20912

    If you would like to contact Washington Adventist Hospital, you can reach them at 301-891-7600.

    Washington Adventist Hospital offers the following treatment services: Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, 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)