Medicaid is jointly funded drug rehab program under which both the federal and state governments give financial support to the financially eligible persons in undergoing treatment. It was first sanctioned in 1965 and in 2005, 18732 persons were undergoing rehabilitation in Louisiana facilities. In 2009, the state received a Medicaid funding of more than $5.6 billion to be utilized for treatment of the elderly, disabled, children, and adults. According to National Substance Abuse Index (NSAI), 1,198 children between the ages of 12 and 17 were undergoing treatment in rehabs. There were more than 5000 women and around 150 senior patients.
Often persons with low income cannot afford treatment. To overcome such problems, the state received federal grants to be utilized over a period of time. If you want to help someone overcome their substance abuse problem, get in touch with a rehab today. If left untreated, drug abuse can cause severe brain and coronary diseases, mental disorders and even sudden death. Our website has a detailed list of all rehabs in the state with Medicaid facilities that cater to all forms of substance abuse. Call a facility today for successful substance abuse treatment. If you want to cure your addiction completely, call up a rehab today.
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