Alcohol and Drug Use in Texas
Within the state of Texas, substance abuse is rising. According to a 2014 report, throughout the state people are struggling with heroin, fentanyl, alcohol, cocaine, spice/synthetics, benzos (including Xanax), and marijuana. Of these substances that are being misused, alcohol is the primary drug abused in Texas.
Addiction Treatment in Texas
There are many reputable treatment centers in Texas that specialize in alcohol and drug rehab. At Lakeview Health, located in Northeast Florida, we believe in partnering with community providers so that individuals receive the best possible care for them and their situation. In Texas, our Client Services Consultants work with physicians, mental health practitioners, hospitals, and case managers when treatment at Lakeview is determined to be the best fit for individuals. Although there are available addiction treatment centers in Texas, people still come to Lakeview Health for medical detox and inpatient rehab from many areas of Texas.
Accreditation, Licensure, and Memberships
Located in Jacksonville, Florida, Lakeview Health is Joint Commission accredited and licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families. Additionally, we are a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Professionals – an organization that reflects our beliefs in offering reliable treatment services. We believe in being transparent about our programs and feel confident that when people are ready to change, we can help guide them on their path of recovery.
Paying for Drug and Alcohol Treatment
Addiction treatment is often covered by commercial insurance policies. At Lakeview Health, we work with many different insurances including, but not limited to, United Healthcare/United Behavioral Health, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, Cigna, and Aetna. Since every policy is different, if your insurance isn’t mentioned, we still may be able to work with you. Our admissions team can check your specific benefits. Call them at 866-704-7692. Please note that we unfortunately are not able to utilized Medicaid, Medicare, or Tricare policies. However, you can find treatment centers that do by contacting the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Environment is a Factor in Addiction Recovery
Addiction doesn’t happen overnight and it doesn’t discriminate. It affects people regardless of socioeconomic status, gender, race, creed, age, or religion. People become addicted in the course of their everyday life as they encounter stress and pain. These difficulties become the circumstance for addiction, as people attempt to escape the negative situations through the use of drugs and alcohol.
Within the safe, relaxing surroundings of Lakeview Health, you learn how to deal with addiction in an environment that is conducive to healing. And as you discover how to address your problems apart from the stresses of everyday life, you will also learn how to identify and cope with the situations, relationships, and other triggers before you have to face them again. Through the gender-responsive treatment, men and women are in separate programs, you can focus on yourself and your needs without the distraction of the opposite sex. You will learn skills to remold the components of your daily life and harness positive coping strategies. You arrive at Lakeview knowing how to simply “survive” as a person who struggles with drugs and/or alcohol; you return home knowing how to live substance free.
Many patients also find that the being away from home helps them feel they have made a commitment to recovery. When you come to Lakeview Health, you are committing full-time to addiction recovery. When you’ve taken the larger step of traveling to another state, remaining in the program becomes easier than leaving. This can be positive for some people since one of the most common things you’ll hear is that in recovery you may need to re-think the people, places, and things you engaged with during active addiction. Changing one or all three can be helpful in your short-and-long-term recovery.
It’s Okay to Ask for Help with Alcohol and/or Drug Use
If you or your loved one struggle with drug or alcohol use, asking for help can be overwhelming. However, it will put you on a path to a better life. Struggling in silence is dangerous. You don’t have to go through this alone. We encourage you to talk to someone and ask for help if you are struggling. You can speak with your primary care physician, a friend or family member, someone at your church – anyone you trust. Ask for help. If you have questions about treatment, call Lakeview Health. Our admissions team is available 24/7/365. They can answer your questions – they understand what you are going through because they have all been there too. Don’t put off living a better life, call today – 866-704-7692.