Cost & Insurance

Lasting Financial Effects of Opiate Abuse

Lasting Financial Effects of Opiate Abuse

Drug abuse and addiction come with some major money and personal costs. The most obvious costs of addiction often add up in dollars and cents. These financial effects are both immediate and long term. They can affect a person and community long after active drug use has ended. (more…)

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How Cost and Availability Influence Opiate Use

How Cost and Availability Influence Opiate Use

Opiates are made from the poppy plant to serve as painkillers like morphine, codeine and heroin. They are used to treat pain after surgery, injury or after developing a chronic issue, because they change the way the brain and body perceive pain to produce feelings of euphoria. This means that those who abuse opiates, even […]

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Will my insurance cover opiate addiction treatment?

Will My Insurance Cover Opiate Addiction Treatment?

No one wants to battle with an insurance company while struggling with an opiate addiction. In fact, the growing number of people addicted to opiates spurred the federal government to pass new rules to make treatments more available and better. (more…)

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The cost of opiate addiction vs. the cost of rehab

The Cost of Opiate Addiction vs. the Cost of Rehab

A major consequence of any addiction is the financial strain on the user and often their family. Whether doctor shopping (going from doctor to doctor in order to obtain multiple prescriptions) or buying drugs on the street or online, the cost of opiate addiction is high and only grows as addiction worsens. Add the cost […]

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