One valid issue in the admission process for all three tiers is who makes the decision. If it's the consumer, then are they under the influence? In the grip of withdrawal? In crisis, emotionally disturbed?
Tag: types of treatment
In that respect, you could say that our ally in change is addiction itself.Read More
What does a place like that have in common with a big-city program filled with homeless addicts who have multiple social problems and co-occurring disorders and perhaps haven’t held a job in decades?Read More
For the most part, if you are hoping that insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, or another third-party payor will help with–or pick up entirely–the costs of treatment, you’ll be running into ASAM criteria that control who gets what kind of treatment.Read More
There’s a third dimension to making the decision about which treatment will offer the best chance for recovery: Matching the characteristics of a program to an individual’s particular needs.Read More