Admissions

Tips and references about the admission process for drug and alcohol treatment.

How Quickly Can I Get Admitted to Rehab?

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How Quickly Can I Get Admitted to Rehab?

Deciding to go into rehab is an important and potentially life-changing one. Some Atlanta residents may think about getting help with an addiction for a long time and finally realize that it’s time for rehab. Other people may only consider their options briefly and make a quick decision about going to rehab. Others still may be forced to go to rehab because of their dangerous and life-threatening actions. Whatever the reason for deciding to go to rehab, once a person decides he or she is ready to get help, that person is usually ready to be admitted immediately. How Long Does It Take for Atlanta Residents to Get Addiction Help? Getting admitted to a rehab center...

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Finding a CARF-certified Rehab Center

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Finding a CARF-certified Rehab Center

If you or someone you love in Atlanta has recognized the need for drug rehab, you will want a center that meets your standards and, most importantly, has a track record of successful, long-term recovery. Since this is probably a new area for you, you may want a bit of help. With your emotional, mental, and physical health at stake, the choice of a reputable care center is very important. What Is a CARF-Certified Rehabilitation Center? The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, or CARF, certifies rehab centers in the United States and, as their stated on their website (http://www.carf.org/About/Mission), it seeks “to promote the quality, value, and...

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Rehab Admissions Process

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Rehab Admissions Process

There is a great deal of thought that Atlanta residents need to put into finding the right rehab facility. Recovery helplines are able to provide you with information about various drug treatment therapies, different facilities, and varying counseling strategies. They can help you investigate your insurance coverage, explore financial options and give you insights to what expect while at rehab. Once you make your decision, helpline staff is ready to help you make the logistical arrangements necessary to get to the facility and begin your treatment. What Happens during the Rehabilitation Admissions Process? One of the first things Atlanta residents will experience at a...

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Will My Insurance Cover Rehab Costs?

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Will My Insurance Cover Rehab Costs?

The cost of rehab can be a major concern for Atlanta residents seeking quality addiction treatment. Understanding your insurance coverage plays a major part in moving forward in the recovery process. What Rehabilitation Costs Will My Insurance Cover? The social perception of addiction has changed significantly in recent years. What was once considered a “personal failure” is now widely accepted as a legitimate mental health condition that is affecting over 20 million Americans including Atlanta residents. As addiction is a disease, most insurance policies will cover some or all of the treatment costs associated with the following: Alcoholism Painkiller...

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Rehab Insurance

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Rehab Insurance

Over 9,000 people were admitted to drug or alcohol treatment in the state of Georgia during 2005 but each year, thousands more go without proper treatment. One reason why many addicts don’t seek treatment is the worry about paying for rehab. There are so many options, however, that this worry should be forgotten. One such option to explore is insurance coverage for drug treatment. Even small amounts of coverage can help make the cost of drug treatment more manageable. Coverage Under Insurance Policies Rehab can be quite expensive to pay for out of pocket. However, if you are already covered by health insurance, there is the possibility that your plan will pay for some...

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Paying for Rehab

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Paying for Rehab

The high cost of treatment may be the number one reason why many of the millions of people in America with a drug addiction do not seek help. What many do not realize is that there are options available to help pay for some or even all of their necessary drug addiction treatment. Anything from loans to insurance coverage is there to help you get the treatment you need. Basic Rehab Costs It’s important to understand what some of the basic costs of drug rehab are before you decide how you want to pay for it. As there are a number of treatment types, there are also a number of treatment costs. Impatient rehab is generally regarded as the more expensive treatment option...

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