detoxification service

detoxification service

a hospital service providing treatment to diminish or remove from a patient's body the toxic effects of chemical substances, such as alcohol or drugs, usually as an initial step in the treatment of a chemical-dependent person. The service may also be used to remove poisonous substances to which a person may have been exposed. See also alcoholism, drug addiction.
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We are a small, private and discreet centre that offers an exclusive alcohol treatment and detoxification service.
Though not formally a component of the Pilot, the city's 30-to-120 day methadone detoxification service played a key role in the program.
There is a home detoxification service in Torfaen, Monmouthshire and Merthyr Tydfil, but in other areas of South Wales there won't be.
The Quick Assessment and Detoxification Service (QuAD) offers heroin-replacement treatment, using a legal drug substitute combined with counselling in groups, over six weeks.
There is also a detoxification service as well as consultancy and counselling.
TEDS provides counselling support and advice and is also running a scheme providing a home detoxification service to patients in north Bro Taf.
Contract notice: St Helens and Knowsley Council Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Service.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council wishes to appoint a provider for 3 services to support people affected by drug and alcohol misuse: Integrated community drug and alcohol service (young people and adults), Integrated drug and alcohol recovery service, Inpatient drug and alcohol detoxification service.
Contract notice: Tier 4 substance misuse services Inpatient detoxification services for Residential Substance Misuse Services Detoxification Services for alcohol and drugs (18 years and over) and Rehabilitation Services for alcohol and drugs (18 years and over) Framework.
The CCC will also house sobering beds and detoxification services through a contract with the Substance Abuse Center of Kansas.
Following the success of Gelbman House, built in 2014, Doc's Place will offer a supportive sober- and clean-living environment for NKRC patients who need more structure than what a regular outpatient program provides, but who no longer require detoxification services and medical monitoring.