Millions of people across the country struggle with substance use disorder. Substance use is rarely an “at home” problem and can affect every aspect of the person’s life, including school, community, and work.
Substance use disorder is a health issue, not a personal choice.
Unfortunately, far too many people are hesitant to go to the hospital for help because they fear the symptoms of withdrawal during detoxification. Additionally, abruptly ceasing alcohol or drug use can be dangerous.
New Vision at The University of Kansas Health System – St. Francis Campus offers an inpatient medical stabilization service for adults with drug, alcohol and related health issues. The service accepts adults 18 & older who are currently using or are experiencing acute withdrawal symptoms from certain drugs.
Who Needs Medical Stabilization?
The New Vision service is intended to help medically treat individuals who are experiencing withdrawal issues from drugs and alcohol, so that they can begin their path to recovery.
Types of Substances New Vision Can Treat
New Vision is able to provide a safe medical stabilization setting for those dependent on:
What to Expect
New Vision at The University of Kansas Health System – St. Francis Campus accepts appropriate adults, who are in active or impending withdrawal from certain drugs. The treatment consists of a medically supervised hospital stay for inpatient stabilization that typically lasts 3 days. Upon admission to the hospital for medical stabilization, assessments of the patient’s fundamental needs are conducted. These assessments include a medical history, physical, a complete laboratory workup and a nursing assessment. This pre-screening process will enable the patient to be admitted alongside a personalized plan for treatment.
For more information, call our office at 785-571-9278. Visit us online at https://bit.ly/3m21B70
Disclaimers: The diagnosis of need for inpatient admission can only be made by a licensed physician. The service accepts most insurance plans.
New Vision at The University of Kansas Health System – St. Francis Campus is a partnership between SpecialCare Hospital Management & The University of Kansas Health System – St. Francis Campus. SpecialCare administers New Vision for the hospital, and has a financial interest in this service.