At AAR Healthcare, we prioritize making the admission process as seamless and efficient as possible. We understand that considering treatment for a substance use disorder can be nerve-racking and even scary for some of us. As such, our team of specialists is trained to empower our prospective clients and their families with detailed information on our services and approach while demonstrating the kindness, compassion, and professionalism they deserve. To learn more about the programs at AAR Healthcare’s San Marcos facility, schedule an admission appointment online using our secure, confidential form or call us at 844.967.1610.

Our Addiction Treatment Admissions Process

When you contact AAR Healthcare, please make sure that you have the following information at hand so that our intake team can admit you (or a loved one) as efficiently as possible:

Full name

Date of birth

Social security number

Health insurance information, including provider and policy number

Contact information, including street address, telephone number, and email

Any extenuating circumstances that seem relevant for us to know

Client Documentation

Whether you are contacting AAR Healthcare for yourself or for someone close to you, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the forms that you will need to fill out as part of the admissions process. Filling these out beforehand and making sure that you have all of the relevant information speeds up the admission process and allows our specialists to immediately begin considering the optimal schedule and approach for your initial days of receiving care from AAR. 

These forms include:

  • Consent for treatment form
  • Confidentiality agreement
  • Intake form
  • Consent for drug screening
  • Client bill of rights
  • Financial responsibility agreement
  • Release form for confidential information
  • AAR Healthcare treatment contract
  • New client orientation materials (in-person)
  • New client orientation materials (telehealth)

Requirements for Addiction Treatment Admissions

Our commitment is to provide individuals that contact us for help navigating their substance use disorder challenges and co-occurring mental health conditions with the tools they need to achieve long-term recovery. However, there are certain circumstances and conditions for which our facility would not be the ideal place to seek treatment. In such cases, we will go out of our way to assist such individuals and their families to find the right place to meet their needs.

For AAR’s Ambulatory Withdrawal Management (outpatient detox) services, the following conditions would require care outside the scope of AAR Healthcare:
  • History of seizures or delirium tremens during the withdrawal process
  • Cardiac disease
  • Advanced liver or kidney disease
  • Respiratory disease (COPD, apnea)
  • Epilepsy
  • Significant polysubstance abuse of several controlled/ scheduled medications and/or illicit substances 
For AAR’s outpatient MAT services, the only requirement is:
  • The commitment and ability to be present for scheduled appointments
For AAR’s IOP and OP options, the only requirement is:
  • The ability and willingness to function in group settings that involve giving and receiving feedback

Paying for Addiction Treatment

If you do not have health insurance or are underinsured, there are still many options for treatment at AAR Healthcare. You can find out more about the insurance providers we work with and other payment options by visiting our insurance and payments page or by contacting us online or at 844.967.1610.

Learn More About the Admissions Process at AAR Healthcare

At AAR Healthcare, you can find the strength you need to free yourself from substance use disorder. AAR specializes in providing evidence-based medical and clinical care to those, 18+ years of age, struggling with substance abuse disorders while empowering them with the tools needed to achieve long-lasting recovery free of drugs and alcohol. To learn more about the admissions process at our San Marcos facility or about our extensive telehealth options, contact us online today or call 844.967.1610.