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Drug Addiction Facts

  • Within just the first six months of 2013, 3.4 million fentanyl prescriptions were dispensed in the U.S.
  • Many children being "treated" with prescription stimulants experience what is known as a "rebound effect", which is caused when the medication wears off during the day and the child experiences a period of aggression and irritability.
  • Prescription stimulant drugs are amphetamine drugs, primarily with the active ingredient methylphenidate, known under the brand names Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta.

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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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services can be obtained in many different settings and with different rehab lengths and plans to accommodate the various demands of clients with any kind of and amount of addiction. With both short and long term and both inpatient and residential centers now being covered by many insurance companies, there is no need to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anyone who needs it.

Detoxification

Detoxification from drugs is a course of action which can be made much more manageable and safely supervised when in a proper detoxification or drug treatment center. Often detoxification isn't without risk, and even with the best of intentions individuals who proceed through detoxification on their own in an effort to get sober could really be putting their own health or perhaps their lives at risk. It is usually advisable to seek detoxification services inside a professional center to avoid such dangers as well as have a smooth transition from detoxification to treatment in a top quality alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility.

Hospital Inpatient

Hospital inpatient services are available to anybody that should be safely managed through detox services when intensely dependent to drugs and alcohol, or who needs a better spectrum of care such as somebody who has a dual diagnosis so also needs mental health services as part of their rehab procedure. You'll find both short-term and long-term hospital inpatient services accessible.

Outpatient

Outpatient services are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehab solutions in terms of level of care, for the reason that individual is able to keep their lifestyle in several ways without the commitment of having to be in a treatment facility while receiving treatment services. While this may appear ideal it will not provide the much needed change of atmosphere than lots of people in recovery need to experience a productive rehabilitation.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired are often predisposed to alcoholism and drug and alcohol use due to the challenges that their impairment impose on them. While detection of the issue is often hard among the hearing impaired, you'll find ASL as well as other assistance services available for them when drug abuse rehabilitation is needed. Besides ASL, such services can include assistive listening equipment and captioned video resources so that deaf and hearing impaired folks are obtaining the help they require in alcohol and drug treatment.

Self Payment

Self Payment is required when someone's insurance isn't going to cover the total cost of rehab or will only pay for some of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but people really have a great deal of leverage because they can choose whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many people face. Likewise, treatment programs will frequently provide payment assistance for individuals whose only choice is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain rehabilitation centers accept Medicaid if the individual cannot 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 programs, and in such cases individuals might want to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they are able to to cover a more quality treatment facility which will get better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive treatment at drug rehab centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed doctor, who must help out with establishing the person's treatment plan. Inpatient services are covered through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being similar to any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Part B.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug and alcohol rehabilitation service ranging from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug rehab centers. Individuals could possibly have to take part in an alcohol and drug rehabilitation program that is within their network of providers and there may be other restrictions including the amount of time their stay in rehab is covered. Individuals can pick a good program they prefer and consult with a rehab specialist to find out if their insurance will cover it.

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

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the expense of certain substance abuse rehab solutions. Detoxification services, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as partial hospitalization are paid for by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization in which case they can speak with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some restrictions about the length of time a stay in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment is allowed, and every one of these questions will be answered before you start rehab so that it's clear just how long and individual can stay in the rehab program of preference.

  • Willis Knighton South Hospital
    Willis Knighton South Hospital is a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center that is located at:

    2510 Bert Kouns Street
    Shreveport, LA. 71118

    If you would like to contact Willis Knighton South Hospital, you can reach them at 318-212-5200.

    Willis Knighton South Hospital offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)