OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAVE A DRUG OR ALCOHOL PROBLEM?
and abuse of alcohol and/or other chemicals can disrupt a person's
life in many ways. Loss of job, breakup of marriages and
families, loss of self-esteem, and even loss of life can result from
the continued abuse of substances without proper treatment.
However, with stabilization, and an ongoing desire to remain free of
the burden of substance use, many individuals can resume and
maintain healthy lifestyles.
service begins with a medically supervised hospital stay for the
inpatient treatment phase, which typically lasts 3 days. Upon
admission, initial assessments of the patient's fundamental needs
are accomplished. These assessments include a medical history,
physical, a complete laboratory workup, and a nursing assessment.
Discharge planning will be done prior to leaving the hospital, the
patient will be referred to appropriate community based aftercare
programs. The goal of these support groups is to blend
education for all patients regarding chemical dependency with
practical methodologies to prevent relapse.
The diagnosis of need for
inpatient admission can only be made by a licensed physician.
VISION accepts traditional Medicaid, Medicare and most commercial
insurance plans for inpatient treatment.
information, please contact Emily Koors, New Vision Service
Coordinator, at 812-532-2646 or