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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Medical examiners in Charleston, West Virginia listed methadone as contributing to 2,992 deaths in 2003, up from 790 in 1999. An estimated 82% of those deaths were listed as accidental, and most deaths involved combinations of methadone with other drugs, particularly prescription benzodiazepines.
  • Prolonged exposure to alcohol can erode the stomach lining and cause chronic blood seepage into the stomach.
  • Ritalin has also been reported to have the potential to cause severe heart problems, and statistics indicate that stimulant drugs are responsible for the thousands of people in the United States that are seen in emergency rooms each year with a series of heart related problems.

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 rehab solutions with regards to intensity of care, since the individual can keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of having to be in a treatment program while receiving treatment services. Even if this might appear ideal it will not provide the required change of environment than many individuals in rehabilitation require to experience a productive rehabilitation.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems are what are known in the field of alcohol and drug treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders during treatment to find resolution simply because one usually exacerbates the other. Luckily, there are lots of alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities that can specifically hone in on the problems 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 consider it wise to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and substance abuse due to challenges that their impairment impose on them. While discovery of this issue can be hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL along with other assistance services available for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is needed. Apart from ASL, such services might include assistive listening tools and captioned video materials to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired people are obtaining the support they require in drug rehabilitation.

Self Payment

Self Payment is necessary when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only pay for part of it. In these cases, it may appear like a drawback but individuals really have a much more leverage due to the fact they can decide on whichever center they would like without the restrictions from health insurers that so many individuals encounter. In addition, rehab facilities will frequently provide payment assistance for people whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain treatment facilities will take Medicaid if the individual is unable to self pay or present any other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may only pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation within a limited amount of centers, and in such cases individuals may wish to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they are able to to fund a more quality rehabilitation facility that will get better results, such as a long-term residential drug rehabilitation program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek treatment at drug and alcohol treatment programs which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the facility is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must assist in establishing the individual's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with up front costs being exactly like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug treatment if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a choice. When someone doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could be eligible for state insurance, they can talk with their Social Services office within their area to ascertain if they are and then apply. Most state financed insurance will handle both outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation, but generally only in the state which provides the insurance.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some type of alcohol and drug rehab service which range from outpatient treatment to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. Individuals might have to participate in a drug rehabilitation facility which is within their network of providers and there can be other restrictions like the amount of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can choose a good center they like and speak with a rehab counselor to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility available from numerous drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities to help help clients pay for rehabilitation where this might not have been doable initially. For instance, one client's price for rehabilitation could possibly be different and somebody else whose finances are better making them better able to pay for the full cost of rehabilitation. Registrars take into consideration additional factors apart from income including number of dependents to determine the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers provide payment assistance to help individuals who may not have adequate resources to self pay for treatment or whose health insurance won't supply coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. For instance, Sometimes insurance only covers a short-term facility when in fact a long-term facility is going to be the more ideal option. To find out what payment assistance could be available, for instance a sliding fee scale, check with the facility for details.

  • Westbrook Jackson County
    Westbrook Jackson County is an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    3066 Charleston Road
    Ripley, WV. 25271

    If you would like to contact Westbrook Jackson County, you can reach them at 304-372-6833.

    Westbrook Jackson County 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, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)