March 28, 2008
You can’t get the treatment that you need and deserve for a crystal meth addiction without taking the first steps to seek it out. This may sound like an obvious statement, but people often forget that they have to do something to help themselves before anyone else can begin to help them.
March 17, 2008
When most people think of addiction treatment, they think of a free-standing rehab facility, outpatient treatment, or perhaps a support group like Alcoholics Anonymous. Hospital-based treatment programs are another option that can be the best choice for some people with multiple conditions. Just as the name suggests, these programs are offered in a unit of a general hospital. Read more
March 16, 2008
Crystal meth was once thought to be a drug that was not as widespread as other substances. However, throughout the past several years’ crystal meth has pushed its way into the lives of millions of people. Crystal meth addiction is one of the most serious drug addictions within our society, because of its highly addictive nature and its ability to transform the minds of its users. Read more
March 15, 2008
Not all drug rehab programs are alike, and if you are seeking assistance in fighting a drug addiction, it is important to choose a facility that will be right for you. Whether you prefer to kick your habit in the lap of luxury or you need extra medical attention in fighting drug abuse, there are numerous different kinds of drug rehab programs that are now available. It is a good idea to visit at least a few before you make your decision or to try a few on an outpatient basis to make sure that you will be getting the kind of treatment you need. Read more
March 12, 2008
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services administration has released a report that shows how much addiction treatment programs typically cost. The average price of treatment for alcoholism and drug abuse in an outpatient treatment facility was $1433 in 2002. The average cost of residential addiction treatment that same year was $3840 per person. SAMHSA also reported that methadone outpatient treatment cost an average of $7415. These numbers break down to $26.72 for each visit in typical outpatient addiction treatment, and $17.78 for the typical visit to a methadone clinic.