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Drug Addiction Facts

  • The 5 and 10 mg strength methadone tablets are the only formulations approved by FDA for use in pain management and other formulations, including dispersible tablets, have been prescribed for pain control.
  • A new heroin user typically ingests up to 20 mg. of heroin to get high, but an individual who is heavily dependent on heroin may require several hundred mg. of the drug per day.
  • Fentanyl transdermal patches are used in the management of persistent and chronic pain in patients who require continuous opioid pain relief.

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 that must be safely managed through detox services when seriously addicted to drugs, or who needs a broader spectrum of care such as someone who is dealing with a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health solutions as part of their rehab procedure. You will find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services offered.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use disorders are what are known in the field of drug rehabilitation as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders while in rehab in order to find resolution due to the fact one usually triggers the other. Luckily, there are numerous drug rehabilitation centers who are able to specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face to be able to not only become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug abuse could possibly have distinctive obstacles they must overcome during rehabilitation, which treatment specialists in the facility they decide to be a part of should be keen of so that a full recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is advisable to decide on a facility that is used to helping seniors and older adults tackle the unique life and drug use problems that these clients face which may include a wider spectrum of solutions including health care and so on.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug abuse as a result of challenges that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem is often hard among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL and also other assistance services intended for them when substance abuse rehab is needed. Other than ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the help they require in drug rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but people actually have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many people encounter. Likewise, rehabilitation centers will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehab programs will take Medicaid when the individual is unable to self pay or present another kind of private medical health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term treatment inside a limited amount of programs, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they're able to to pay for a more quality treatment center that will get better results, say for example a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehab at drug and alcohol rehab programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the center is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must aid in setting up the individual's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being paid for through Medicare Medicare Part B.

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 including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation facilities. Individuals might have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program that's inside their network of providers and there may be other restrictions like how long their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can select an excellent program they prefer and meet with a rehab specialist to find out if their insurance covers it.

  • Washington Health System
    Washington Health System is an Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    155 Wilson Avenue
    Washington, PA. 15301

    If you would like to contact Washington Health System, you can reach them at 724-225-7000.

    Washington Health System offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance