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Detoxification treatment, 24-hour

The alcohol detoxification ward is located on the grounds of Laakso Hospital and the drug detoxification ward on the grounds of Aurora Hospital.

You can access detoxification treatment by contacting the Substance Abuse Outpatient Clinic or Youth Station. You can also get a referral from a health station or the Emergency Services.


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:


Related service points and contact information:


The Social Services, Health Care and Rescue Services Division

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