Aetna Outpatient Treatment for Substance Abuse

-1The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has established five main levels of care for substance abuse treatment:

  •  Early intervention services
  • Outpatient services
  • Intensive outpatient/Partial hospitalization services  Residential/Inpatient services
  • Medically managed intensive inpatient services

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Drug Treatment Courts for Teens Program by Samhsa

SAMHSA-IC_246p awards up to $6 million in grants for Teen Court Program

Ten Teen Court Program grants totaling up to $6 million over the next three years will provide substance abuse treatment services and related recovery support services to youth with substance abuse and/or co-occurring treatment needs involved in a teen court program. The funding is from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
The services are designed to support partnerships between teen court programs and community-based treatment and recovery services. It is part of SAMHSA’s efforts to divert youth with substance abuse treatment needs from further criminal behavior. Read more

Does Health Insurance cover all Substance Abuse

Health insurance concept.

Health insurance concept.

NJ Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity Bill Advances

nj1015.com1/21/13

A bill that would require public health insurance providers to cover the treatment of mental and nervous disorders, alcoholism and substance abuse under the.

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