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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Methadone maintenance program patients in and individuals who are being prescribed methadone for pain in Canada are being warned about a new formula hitting the market in February of 2014 which is 10 times stronger than the current methadone formulation and could carry a higher risk of overdose.
  • Nearly 25% of individuals who use heroin become dependent on it.
  • Fentanyl patches can also be abused by freezing the contents, cutting this into pieces and placing it under the tongue or in the cheek cavity for oral absorption.

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 anybody that has to be safely managed through detox services when seriously dependent to drugs, or who needs a broader spectrum of care such as somebody who is dealing with a dual diagnosis so also requires mental health services as part of their rehabilitation procedure. There are 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 substance abuse issues are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These individuals must deal with both disorders during treatment in order to find resolution due to the fact one often exacerbates the other. Fortunately, there are several alcohol and drug treatment programs that can specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse issues face in order to not simply become sober but mentally secure and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and never feel the need to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Gays and Lesbians

It is important that gays and lesbians obtain quality rehab services in a treatment setting that is discreet and has rehab specialists available to them who comprehend the unique problems they have to deal with in life. Because drug abuse for gays and lesbians is oftentimes triggered by the problems they face because of their sexual preference, a program which can help them resolve these issues and give them the peace of mind they may have lacked prior to arriving in treatment can be a crucial part of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with drug use might have distinctive challenges they have to overcome when in rehabilitation, which rehabilitation professionals within the center they decide to take part in should be keen of to ensure a full recovery may be possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is wise to select a program that's acquainted with helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and drug use issues that these clients face which can include a broader spectrum of solutions including health care and so on.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these situations, it may appear like a disadvantage but people in fact have a much more leverage because they can choose whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many men and women encounter. In addition, rehab facilities will usually offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into treatment.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs accept Medicaid in the event the individual is unable to self pay or present another form of private health insurance. Medicaid might pay for outpatient and short-term treatment within a limited amount of facilities, and in this case individuals may want to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to pay for a more quality rehab program which will produce better results, such as a long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at alcohol and drug treatment programs 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 doctor, who must aid in establishing the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being the same as any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare 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 treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment are not an option. If a person has no private insurance and doesn't yet know if they may qualify for state insurance, they should seek advice from their Social Services office in their area to figure out if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but typically only within the state which offers the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans generally cover some kind of drug treatment service including outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab centers. Individuals may have to take part in a drug rehabilitation program which is inside their network of providers and there may be other limitations for example just how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select an excellent center they like and consult with a rehab specialist to determine if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of particular drug abuse rehab solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient programs in addition to partial hospitalization are all paid for by military insurance, although military members may need pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There can be some restrictions as to how much time a stay in inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation is permitted, and every one of these questions will be answered prior to starting treatment so that it is clear how much time and individual can remain in the rehabilitation facility of choice.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehab facilities provide payment assistance to help individuals who might possibly not have enough money to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or total coverage for their stay. By way of example, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term facility is going to be the more ideal choice. To determine what payment assistance might be offered, such as a sliding fee scale, talk with the program for details.

  • Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Ctr
    Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Ctr is an Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    103 North Street
    Bristol, VA. 24201

    If you would like to contact Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Ctr, you can reach them at 423-844-6012.

    Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Ctr offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)