Social Detoxification Services
Also referred to as Adult Detoxification, it is a non-medical facility that assists individuals through the process of detoxification from substances in a safe and supportive environment. Admissions are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Eligibility is determined by a telephone intake in order to ensure an appropriate admission of service. Duration of stay is based on severity of symptoms and rate of progress. This is typically 3 to 5 days. The Adult Detoxification Unit is located in Hutchinson, Kansas with no cost to Kansas residents for this service.
Medical Detoxification Services
When the body becomes dependent on a substance, removal of the substance can cause physical, psychological, and behavioral symptoms. Medical detoxification provides a safe environment for withdrawal from drugs or alcohol under medical supervision. When/if necessary, you receive medication to relieve some symptoms associated with detox. This can make detox safer and easier to get through than if you tried to do it on your own.
There is a wide range of symptoms an individual can experience during detox. Symptoms of withdrawal include:
- Irregular heartbeat
- Nausea or vomiting
Treatment plans are individualized with a personalized discharge plan to continuum of care.