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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Krokodil is a generally new and emerging drug, and is a homemade opioid that is made by combining codeine tablets with various toxic chemicals including lighter fluid and industrial cleaners. Krokodil is being used as a cheap heroin substitute, and is mainly found in poor rural areas of Russia, but has recently been featured in news reports alleging its appearance in parts of the United States.
  • Extended alcohol abuse can cause blood conditions such as anemia and blood clotting abnormalities. These conditions could result in susceptibility to bleeding and bruising.
  • All stimulants, whether prescription or illicit such as methamphetamine, work by increasing dopamine levels in the brain; dopamine is a brain chemical which has to do with pleasure, movement, and attention. This is what produces a high when abused.

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 lower end of the spectrum of treatment services in terms of intensity of care, for the reason that individual can maintain their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of having to stay in a rehab facility while undergoing treatment services. While this might appear perfect it will not provide the required change of surroundings than many individuals in recovery require to experience a productive rehab.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who have a problem with substance abuse could possibly have distinctive obstacles they have to overcome when in rehab, which treatment professionals within the rehab they elect to take part in have to be keen of so that a full recovery is achievable. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to select a program which is acquainted with helping seniors and older adults handle the distinctive life and drug abuse problems that these clients face which might include a broader spectrum of solutions including health care and so on.

Spanish

Not all drug rehabilitation programs possess the staff or resources to focus on the requirements of Spanish speaking clientele, but thankfully there are more and more programs that are able to do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Therapy, study info and so on are actually frequently accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms programs which deliver inpatient or residential treatment and outpatient Spanish rehab is also available nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when a person's insurance won't pay for the total cost of rehab or will only cover some of it. In these instances, it may appear like a drawback but individuals in fact have a much more leverage simply because they can select whichever program they want without the limitations from health insurers that so many people encounter. In addition, rehabilitation facilities will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to enable them to get into rehab.

Medicaid

Certain treatment centers accept Medicaid in the event the individual cannot self pay or present another type of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may only cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals may choose to investigate the self pay option and drum up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality rehab center which will produce better results, say for example a long-term residential drug rehab center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at alcohol and drug treatment centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation when the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the authorization of their Medicare appointed physician, who must aid in setting up the individual's treatment strategy. Inpatient solutions are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other type of hospital stay, and outpatient rehab being covered through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the costs of alcohol and drug rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment aren't a possibility. If a person doesn't have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they could qualify for state insurance, they can consult their Social Services office in their area to determine if they are and then apply. The majority of state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient rehab, but typically only within the state which provides the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health care insurance plans typically cover some kind of alcohol and drug rehabilitation service including outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug treatment programs. Individuals might have to take part in a drug and alcohol treatment program which is inside their network of providers and there could be other limitations including how long their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can select a quality facility they like and consult with a rehabilitation counselor to ascertain if their insurance covers it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance possibility available from many different alcohol and drug rehab centers to help help individuals afford rehabilitation where this may not have been possible initially. By way of example, one client's fee for treatment may be different and less than someone else whose finances are better which makes them better able to spend the money for full expense of rehabilitation. Registrars consider additional circumstances aside from income including number of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost using the sliding scale.

  • Wheeler Clinic Inc
    Wheeler Clinic Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    91 Northwest Drive
    Plainville, CT. 6062

    If you would like to contact Wheeler Clinic Inc, you can reach them at 860-793-3500.

    Wheeler Clinic Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish
    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)