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Adult Detox

Adult Detoxification Admission Handbook (PDF)

The Adult Detoxification Unit is a 14-bed unit that assists individuals safely through the process of withdraw from alcohol or other drugs in a non-medical setting. ADU accepts admissions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At ADU we believe that every individual deserves the opportunity for recovery.

Services
ADU services are designed to assist individuals safely through the difficulties and dangers of withdraw from alcohol and/or drugs. Symptoms are monitored and evaluated by ADU staff throughout the client's stay, and referred for medical care when necessary.

Prior to discharge, clients are referred to other service providers for ongoing services or  connected with community-based recovery support groups such as AA or NA.

Referrals to mental health services are made for clients with co-occurring mental health needs.

Accommodations 
Each client is assigned to a semi-private room with a bathroom. Bedding and towels are provided. Meals are served at the facility.

Eligibility
Services are available to individuals,18 years of age or older, who are in need of a safe, supportive environment in which to manage their withdrawal from alcohol and / or drugs.

Admission Criteria
Referrals to the program are typically screened by telephone prior to admission to ensure appropriate placement, but drop-in clients may be admitted if appropriate. For screening information call 913-826-4100.

  • Clients must have used alcohol and/or other drugs prior to admission and experiencing symptoms of withdraw
  • ​Clients must be medically stable and ambulatory.
  • Clients must be free from suicidal, homicidal or psychotic behaviors.
  • Clients on medications are accepted. Prescription medications must be in original pharmacy-labeled containers.

For further information, referrals, pre-admission screenings:

Adult Detox Unit: 913-826-4100

Adult Detoxification Admission Handbook (PDF)

24 Hour Emergency Services
913-268-0156