Inpatient Drug Detoxification
Inpatient Drug Detoxification has no subcategories
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Programs operated by hospitals or other inpatient facilities and staffed by trained medical personnel that provide assistance and support, including medication, to help individuals who are physically dependent on one or a combination of substances during the withdrawal period. Inpatient detoxification is required when the withdrawal process is potentially dangerous or when the individual has acute medical problems.
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