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Inpatient or outpatient addiction rehab?

a No single treatment approach is effective for everyone with a drug or alcohol problem. So how do you choose between inpatient or outpatient rehab? Follow our flowchart to figure out which option may be best for you or a loved one. "a" is for addiction INPATIENTOOUTPATIENT? or Have you experienced severe overdoses and/or serious respiratory depression or coma as a result of drug or alcohol use? Have you experienced severe withdrawal syndromes complicated by multiple drugs or a history of delirium tremens? Have you been diagnosed with acute or chronic general medical conditions that could complicate withdrawal? Have you displayed marked psychiatric comorbidity or pose a danger to yourself or others? Are you experiencing acute substance dependence and have a history of nonresponse to other less intensive forms of treatment? yes по yes Have you tried outpatient addiction previously? -- no Did addiction treatment result in long term sobriety or clean time? по yes Do you require detox services for drug or alcohol dependence? yes по yes Do you need full-time supervision to avoid relapse? Do you prefer a more structured environment? по yes по yes Do you have a strong drug or alcohol free support system? Do you have a strong desire and internal motivation to stay clean and sober? по 4.... по yes Can you organize transportation to and from a treatment center? по yes Do you have adequate living arrangements? по yes CONSIDER INPATIENT HOSPITALIZATION CONSIDER INPATIENT RESIDENTIAL CONSIDER OUTPATIENT TREATMENT TREATMENT INPATIENT HOSPITALIZATION AROUND-THE-CLOCK TREATMENT MEDICALLY MANAGED DETOX Inpatient hospitalization includes around-the-clock treatment and supervision by a multidisciplinary staff that emphasizes medical management of detoxification or other medical and psychiatric crises, usually for a short period of time. INPATIENT RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT LIVE-IN FACILITY 24-HOUR SUPERVISION - DETOX MEDICAL MONITORING Inpatient residential treatment is conducted in a live-in facility with 24-hour supervision. Many residential facilities offer medical monitoring of detoxification. These facilities range in intensity and duration of care from short-term to long-term and self-contained therapeutic communities. Specialized residential programs can be specifically tailored to the needs of adolescents, pregnant or postpartum women and their dependent children, or those under supervision by the criminal justice system. INPATIENT RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT DAY CARE OR EVENING & WEEKEND PROGRAMS O• LESS RISK OF RELAPSE Outpatient treatment encompasses day care programs and evening or weekend programs that may offer a full range of addiction treatment services. The frequency and length of sessions is usually tapered as patients demonstrate progress, less risk of relapse, and a stronger reliance on drug-free community supports. a 8 +LeeWeber f Addiction-Blog y addictionblog A AddictionBlog "a" is for addiction

Inpatient or outpatient addiction rehab?

shared by AddictionBlog on Dec 07
How do you choose which type of rehab is best for you? This flowchart helps makes the decision easier for you. Know when and why you should consider inpatient hospitalization, residential, or outpati...


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