Medical Detox

Mena Regional Health System Drug and Alcohol Medical Stabilization Service

Medical Detox Treatment

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Mena Regional Health System offers an inpatient medical stabilization service for adults with drug, alcohol or related health issues.

Service Overview

The service accepts adults who are currently experiencing active or impending withdrawal symptoms from certain drugs. It consists of a medically supervised hospital stay for inpatient stabilization that typically last 3 days. The inpatient stay includes the following aspects:

▪ Pre-Screening
▪ Assessment
▪ Admission
▪ Medical Stabilization
▪ Appropriate Discharge Planning

Types of Substances Mena Regional Health System Can Treat

▪ Alcohol
▪ Benzodiazepines (Valium, Xanax)
▪ Opiods (Heroin, OxyContin)
▪ Cocaine
▪ Combined Substances
▪ Prescription Medications

Treatment Team

• On-site intake coordinator
• Attending physician
• Nursing personnel

Admission Process

Upon admission to the hospital for medical stabilization, assessment of the patient’s fundamental needs are conducted. These assessments include a medical history, a physical, complete laboratory workup and a nursing assessment. This pre-screening process will enable the patient to be admitted alongside a personalized plan for treatment.

Patients who are under the influence of chemical substances, and are considered medically unstable, will be closely observed and stabilized. Mena Regional Health System accepts patients who are experiencing acute withdrawal symptoms from cessation of use of certain substances, in conjunction with other related health issues.

A licensed physician can only make the diagnosis of need for inpatient admission. The service accepts most insurance plans.

Call for a free, confidential assessment with one of our healthcare professionals.