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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Tenders are invited for oxfordshire residential detoxification service cpu 1899
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.
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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: The provision of a Medically managed Substance Misuse Residential Detoxification service.
Contract notice: St Helens and Knowsley Council Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Service.