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Detoxification treatment, 24-hour

The service is intended for people with substance abuse problems, who use alcohol as their main intoxicant and who have not been able to stop their alcohol abuse with the support of the outpatient services.

Detoxification treatment is based on the free will of the customer and the individual treatment plan.

The purpose of the treatment is to provide support towards stopping a binge drinking cycle, to ease and mitigate the withdrawal symptoms and to prevent complications, recreate the normal daily rhythm and help the patient to solve crisis situations.

The detoxification treatment is carried out and based on the individual treatment plan, which takes into consideration the patient's physical, mental and social situation and reviews the opportunities for further treatment. Detoxification treatment is available at two different locations.

Description drug detoxifications are implemented systemically and in cooperation with outpatient treatment, as part of the patient's treatment plan compiled by the outpatient treatment services. Description drug detoxification patients should only arrive at the unit through a referral, when agreed.

Home detoxification is in use when the treatment needs assessment states that it is possible and safe. The treatment is carried out as a purchased service and has a referral policy. The referrals are reviewed at the assessment clinic.

The customer fee for short-term institutional treatment is 32.60 a day. These charges are summed up towards the payment limit. The customer will receive a free card when he or she has been charged social service and health care service payments up to 636 during one calendar year.

After reaching the payment limit, a daily charge of 15.10 will be applied to the short-term institutional treatment during that calendar year.

Prerequisites:

The service is intended for people with substance abuse problems, who use alcohol as their main intoxicant and who have not been able to stop their alcohol abuse with the support of the outpatient services.

The service is only for citizens of Helsinki.

Available languages:

Finnish

Organizer:

Social Services and Health Care Division

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