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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Marijuana, alcohol and cocaine were the most common drugs co-involved in Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, with marijuana being involved in 38.2%, alcohol being involved in 38.1%, and cocaine being involved in 31.8%.
  • The most common method of treatment, in an inpatient treatment, is a therapeutic community, involving the staff and other individuals, focusing on helping the person identify the sources and conditions that lead to substance abuse.
  • Meth causes a more than 3-fold release of dopamine in the brain when compared to cocaine.

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 rehabilitation services with regards to intensity of care, as the individual can keep their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehabilitation center while undergoing rehabilitation services. Although this may seem ideal it might not provide the much needed change of surroundings than lots of people in rehabilitation need to have a productive rehab.

Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment

Partial hospitalization, or Day Treatment as it is often referred to as, is a type of drug and alcohol treatment program meant for individuals who need and want a comprehensive and structured rehab strategy and environment yet don't need around the clock supervision. It can help make people in rehabilitation remain supported treatment course of action without interfering with other activities they may need to sustain when in treatment. Partial hospitalization/Day Treatment is also an option for many who have completed an inpatient or residential facility and want help with the smooth transition back to an average drug free lifestyle.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only cover some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but people in fact have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever center they would like without the limitations from health insurance companies that so many people face. Likewise, treatment centers will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain rehab facilities will take Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present some other kind of private health insurance. Medicaid might cover outpatient and short-term treatment in a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals may wish to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehabilitation center which will get better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not a possibility. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may qualify for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only inside the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans typically cover some form of drug treatment service ranging from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug rehab facilities. Individuals could possibly have to take part in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility that's inside their network of providers and there might be other restrictions including how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can choose a quality facility they prefer and meet with a rehabilitation counselor to find out if their insurance will take care of it.

  • Watson Institute
    Watson Institute is a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    255 South Negley Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15206

    If you would like to contact Watson Institute, you can reach them at 412-365-3800.

    Watson Institute offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance