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Mental Health Counseling With Tricare Insurance

March 8, 2021 , Agape Treatment Center

Mental Health Counseling With Tricare Insurance

Counseling for Military Members With Tricare Insurance

Mental health counseling is a fundamental part of every effective treatment program. Addiction is a chronic and relapsing brain disease – one that severely compromises physical, mental, and emotional health. For addiction to be effectively treated, its impact on mental health must be adequately addressed. Most reputable treatment programs – including that offered by Agape Treatment Center – provide clients with intensive mental health counseling (both in individual and group therapy sessions). But what exactly is mental health counseling, and how can it help?

Essentially, mental health counselors provide insight and support to men and women who are experiencing some degree of mental or emotional distress. They utilize a wide range of proven techniques, which they learn throughout the long-term educational program. Professional mental health counselors are licensed and certified, and they have years of hands-on experience under their belts before providing counseling services in a professional addiction treatment center. According to an article published by Medical News Today, it is estimated that roughly one out of every five American adults suffers from a mental health condition. This equates to roughly 46.6 million men and women.

Counseling for Veterans With Tricare Insurance

However, in the year 2017, only 42.6 percent of these men and women sought treatment – this means that the vast majority of people who require mental health counseling services fail to seek them. This is not because services are unavailable or inaccessible. It is usually because they mistakenly believe that they cannot afford to cover the cost of counseling, or they are not sure where to go to obtain the services they need. At Agape Treatment Center we offer a comprehensive clinical program that covers mental health and substance abuse. We work closely with major health insurance providers like Tricare to make our counseling services as readily available as possible. To learn more, call us today.

Tricare Insurance and Mental Health Help

Tricare insurance covers mental health care and emergency mental health care. If you are struggling with a substance abuse disorder and an underlying mental health condition, not emergency mental health care is likely the best option. However, you might have an emergency on your hands if you are at risk of hurting yourself or others, or if you need continuous observation in an acute level of clinical care. Mental health counseling is just one of the many non-emergency services covered by Tricare. If you or your loved one is currently insured through Tricare and has been suffering at the hands of substance abuse or a mental health disorder, there are several important things to keep in mind. First of all, all active duty service members must receive a referral as well as prior authorization for mental health care services like counseling.

If you are a non-active duty Tricare Prime beneficiary, you must get a referral before undergoing psychoanalysis or outpatient treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. The same goes for men and women who are covered by any other TriCare health plan. We understand that all of this might be slightly overwhelming. You might be wondering, “How can I figure out which mental health services are covered?” The good news is that you don’t need to do this on your own – at Agape Treatment Center we are available to help every step of the way. Simply give us a call and we will do everything in our power to get you started on your journey of mental health recovery.

Call Agape Treatment Center Today

If you or your loved one has been struggling with substance abuse and mental health, Agape Treatment Center is available to help. Simply call us today and we will provide you with a free health insurance benefits check – one that can be completed over the phone in a matter of minutes. We understand how stress-inducing it can be to figure out coverage as you attempt to navigate the early recovery process. We are available to make the experience of receiving professional treatment as stress-free as possible. We look forward to speaking with you soon and getting you started on your journey of recovery.