Ambulatory Detox

Ambulatory Detox Program (which is also known as Outpatient Detox Services ) is available for individuals that have a diagnosis that meets the criteria for the definition of chemical dependence. The client is experiencing signs and symptoms of withdrawal, or there is evidence (based on history of substance intake, age, gender, previous withdrawal history, present symptoms, physical condition, and/or emotional, behavioral, or cognitive condition) that withdrawal is imminent.

This is a critical period in the treatment process, and it is important that medical intervention and support is provided to assure patient safety and comfort during this time. Clients are able to stay home, work and begin their recovery while receiving supervised Outpatient Detox services. Outpatient Detox clients are provided with a physical exam; supervised care overseen by a licensed medical director; an individualized treatment plan; medication to assist with withdrawal symptoms; counseling with licensed substance abuse therapist; orientation to AA/NA support groups; discharge planning and referral during flexible evening hours.

How it works

Each client shall receive services by qualified professionals at a minimum of 8 hours per day, 7 days per week. For clients at need for additional monitoring to provide safe detoxification, those services will be provided. The services shall be provided in a structured, outpatient environment to include psychiatric, medical, and clinical services, as well as other methods of therapy. The facility will provide ready access to psychiatric, medical, and laboratory services when evaluated as necessary by the Medical Director. Licensed Medical, Clinical, and Direct Care staff shall provide those services.

Clients will be assessed for:

  • Being at moderate risk of severe withdrawal syndrome outside the program setting
  • Free of severe physical and psychiatric complications
  • Whether they would safely respond to several hours of monitoring, medication, and treatment
  • Adequate support system outside the treatment setting to facilitate withdrawal management
  • Likeliness to complete withdrawal management and enter into continued treatment or self-help recovery, as evidenced by meeting:

    1. The client or support persons clearly understand instructions for care and are able to follow instructions; and

    2. The client has an adequate understanding of ambulatory withdrawal management and has expressed commitment to enter such a program; or

    3. The client has adequate support services to ensure commitment to completion of withdrawal management and entry into ongoing treatment or recovery; or

    4. The client evidences willingness to accept a recommendation for treatment once withdrawal has been managed.

High levels of care provided

For clients who present a high risk of severe withdrawal symptoms that warrant acute inpatient medical care and withdrawal medication interventions, a higher level of care will be recommended.

We accept most insurances

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