Overcoming drug and alcohol addiction takes grit and determination. Many people with addiction are uninsured or underinsured; and therefore, the high cost of addiction treatment or rehab is unaffordable for most. Moreover, It is not unusual for an addict to be unemployed, impoverished, or even homeless.
Below is a list of resources for those in need of addiction assistance who lack the financial resources to otherwise afford treatment.
Medication assistance can be offered in the way of Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs), which are created by pharmaceutical companies to provide free or discounted medicines to those unable to afford their medications who meet the specific criteria of the PAP. Each program has its own qualifying criteria.
Below is a list of Medication Assistant Programs that may be of benefit to you.
Patient advocacy is an area of specialization in health care concerned with advocacy for patients, survivors, and caregivers. The patient advocate may be an individual or an organization.