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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Clients at an inpatient drug rehab center receive a variety of treatments based on an individualized plan.
  • In 2008 cocaine was involved in 482,188 of the nearly 2 million visits to emergency departments for drug misuse or abuse.
  • Senior citizens with alcoholism are an estimated three times more likely to exhibit a major depressive disorder than those without alcoholism.

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 services are on the low end of the spectrum of rehabilitation solutions with regards to intensity of care, since the individual is able to maintain their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to remain in a rehab center while receiving rehabilitation services. While this may appear perfect it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than many people in rehab have to have to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders are what are identified in the field of alcohol and drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders while in treatment to find resolution because one typically triggers the other. Fortunately, there are several drug and alcohol rehab programs who are able to specifically hone in on the problems that persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders face to enable them to not only become abstinent but mentally stable and also able to lead a much better quality lifestyle and not want to self medicate with drugs and alcohol.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to the problems that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this problem can sometimes be difficult among the hearing impaired, you will find ASL as well as other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse treatment is needed. Aside from ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are getting the support they require in drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the entire cost of rehabilitation or will only pay for part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but people actually have a much more leverage simply because they can decide on whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many individuals encounter. In addition, rehabilitation programs will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Some treatment centers will take Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present any other form of private medical insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of centers, and in this case individuals might want to explore the self pay option and come up with up any resources they're able to to cover a more quality treatment facility that will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug treatment centers which deliver 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 help in establishing the person's treatment strategy. Inpatient services are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being paid for through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of drug and alcohol treatment if other kinds of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they may be eligible for state insurance, they should consult their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private medical insurance plans generally cover some form of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab centers. Individuals may have to take part in an alcohol and drug treatment center that's within their network of providers and there might be other limitations for example the amount of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a quality center they like and consult with a rehabilitation specialist to find out if their insurance will handle it.

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

Military insurance including VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain drug abuse treatment solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as partial hospitalization are all covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some limitations concerning just how long a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered prior to starting rehabilitation so that it's clear the length of time and individual can remain in the rehab facility of choice.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance possibility offered by numerous drug rehabilitation programs in an effort to help clients afford rehab where this may not have been doable originally. For example, one client's price for rehab could possibly be different and less than another person whose finances are better making them more prepared to pay for the full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars take into account variables besides income including amount of dependents to ascertain the final cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehab facilities provide payment assistance to help clients who might possibly not have adequate funds to self pay for treatment or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for their stay. By way of example, Occasionally insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term center is going to be the more ideal option. To find out what payment assistance could be offered, like a sliding fee scale, talk with the center for particulars.

  • West Alabama Mental Health Center
    West Alabama Mental Health Center is a Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    1121 North Washington Street
    Livingston, AL. 35470

    If you would like to contact West Alabama Mental Health Center, you can reach them at 205-652-6731.

    West Alabama Mental Health Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, 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), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)