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VA CCN Drug Rehab in New Jersey

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Using VA CCN Insurance

If you’re a veteran of military service, you have a higher-than-average chance of experiencing substance abuse or addiction. To get help for these problems, you can turn to the Veterans Administration (VA). This federal agency is responsible for meeting a range of veterans’ needs, including the need for substance treatment. However, the VA doesn’t always provide treatment directly. Instead, you may need to call on the services of the agency’s Community Care Network (CCN).

The VA CCN makes use of non-government facilities to provide veterans with their required healthcare services. To access it, you must know how to follow its detailed guidelines. In addition, you must find a provider who accepts veterans under the terms of the VA CCN. 

For a VA CCN alcohol rehab or VA CCN drug rehab in New Jersey, call SOBA New Jersey. We feature the kinds of services most veterans need to recover from the effects of substance abuse and addiction. We can also help you address other mental health concerns common to veterans with substance problems.

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Veterans and Substance and Mental Health Problems

Military service can take its toll on the well-being of men and women from all walks of life. That’s true whether you:

  • Directly or indirectly experience combat during your time in the military
  • Never see combat or serve in a combat zone

For roughly one in 10 veterans who seek help from the VA, the aftermath of service includes a diagnosable substance problem. These problems, known as substance use disorders (SUDs), often meet the definition of clinical addiction. They may also fall into the category of serious, non-addicted abuse of drugs or alcohol. In addition, the symptoms of an SUD may span the spectrum of addiction and substance abuse. What’s more, a significant percentage of veterans with SUDs are also affected by PTSD or another serious mental illness. 

Among both men and women veterans, alcohol-related problems are more common than drug-related problems. Men have a higher rate of exposure than women. Your SUD risks also go up if you’re under the age of 25 and/or aren’t married. 

Want to know more about veterans’ risks for substance and mental health problems? Talk to the knowledgeable staff at SOBA New Jersey today.

Veterans And Substance And Mental Health Problems

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The Basics of the VA Community Care Network

How Does VA CCN Health Insurance Work?

The Community Care Network was designed by the Veterans Administration to provide additional healthcare resources for veterans. Why are these resources needed? Millions of former servicemen and servicewomen qualify for VA treatment. However, the administration can’t easily meet this level of need by using just its own facilities. To widen access to covered healthcare, they contract out services from third-party providers. Together, these contracted providers form the functioning core of the CCN. 

To simplify the process of administering the CNN, the VA divides it into five different regions. Each region provides services for veterans living in one of the following areas:

  • One or more U.S. states
  • Washington D.C.
  • Puerto Rico
  • The U.S. Virgin Islands
  • American Samoa
  • Guam 
  • The Northern Mariana Islands

New Jersey belongs to VA CCN Region One. This region also includes all other mid-Atlantic states, as well as New England and parts of the upper South. Administration duties for Region One fall to Optum Serve, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group. Optum Serve specializes in working with:

  • Federal agencies
  • Various communities served by those agencies

Much like other health insurance companies, it offers a network of providers you can see for treatment.

Have more questions about the VA CCN system? The Veterans Administration maintains a Community Care contact center to educate you on what to expect. You can also ask the professionals at SOBA New Jersey for further details.

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Does the CCN Provide Substance Treatment Services?

U.S. law mandates the inclusion of coverage for substance treatment services in many kinds of insurance plans. That includes plans issued or administered by federal agencies. Coverage mandates also exist for the treatment of other mental or behavioral health conditions. As a joint federal venture, the VA CCN provides treatment for veterans affected by either or both of these issues. 

As in the VA’s own facilities, covered options in the Community Care Network include the most vital rehab services for veterans. Examples of these services include:

  • Managed substance detoxification that may or may not include the use of medication
  • Counseling or psychotherapy
  • Relapse prevention programs
  • Aftercare or continuing care programs

You may also have access to extra services specifically intended for veterans who share similar recovery needs. Coverage is provided for those who go through rehab on an outpatient basis. It’s also provided for veterans who need residential rehab. 

Additional Mental Health Services During New Jersey VA CCN Addiction Treatment

The VA CCN also has resources for veterans affected by mental illness. You can access these resources if such an illness is not accompanied by substance use disorder. Crucially, you can also access it if you’re affected by an SUD and a separate mental illness. 

As a VA CCN provider, SOBA New Jersey offers a wide range of covered treatment services. Those services include substance detox. They also include active treatment with therapy and/or medication. In addition, we specialize in treating the combined effects of SUDs and other mental illnesses. Contact our VA CCN drug rehab in New Jersey to find out more.

Accessing Your New Jersey VA CCN Rehab Services

To use a VA CCN drug rehab in New Jersey or a VA CCN alcohol rehab, you must follow certain guidelines. Key guidelines to keep in mind include:

  • Getting a referral from the VA for the provider you have in mind before you enter treatment
  • Seeking additional permission before receiving treatment that goes beyond the scope of your initial referral
  • Providing a co-payment when getting help for issues not connected to your time in service

As a rule, the VA schedules all treatment provided in one of its agency facilities. It may also schedule your visit to a VA CCN provider. However, you may need or prefer to schedule CCN services yourself with help from your local VA office. SOBA New Jersey can work directly with you or the Veterans Administration to facilitate your enrollment. For more information, talk to one of our admissions specialists.

Make SOBA Your VA CCN Alcohol Rehab or VA CCN Drug Rehab in New Jersey

The VA CCN is a major healthcare source for many of the nation’s veterans. It plays a vital role by adding civilian treatment facilities to those directly operated by the Veterans Administration. You can use a Community Care Network provider to access a broad range of options for effective drug or alcohol treatment. 

SOBA New Jersey is a drug and alcohol rehab center in N.J. that accepts VA CNN insurance. Our New Jersey addiction treatment programs can help you or a loved one overcome substance abuse problems.

SOBA New Jersey is a designated participant in the VA CCN. This means that you can use your veteran status to seek modern, compassionate care for any SUD. You can also use it to address any additional mental health needs while in treatment. We regularly help veterans support their recoveries with appropriate outpatient or inpatient services. Contact us today to find out how we can help you.

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