UK HealthCare/Good Samaritan Hospital

UK HealthCare/Good Samaritan Hospital - Lexington, KY

Uk Healthcare/good Samaritan Hospital is an alcohol detox and rehab center. It is located at 310 South Limestone Street, 40508 in Lexington, KY. Uk Healthcare/good Samaritan Hospital uses naltrexone administration during their treatment program. Uk Healthcare/good Samaritan Hospital also specializes in relapse prevention and substance use counseling approach. Detox services offered by Uk Healthcare/good Samaritan Hospital include Benzodiazepines Detoxification and Alcohol Detox. Uk Healthcare/good Samaritan Hospital provides detox.

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Location: 310 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40508

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. Type Of Treatment
  7. Pharmacotherapies
  8. Treatment Approaches
  9. Facility Ownership
  10. License/Certification/Accreditation
  11. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Detoxification
  18. Counseling Services and Education
  19. Medical Services
  20. Tobacco/Screening Services
  21. Facility Smoking Policy
  22. Age Groups Accepted
  23. Gender Accepted
  24. Services for deaf

Below you can find full information on UK HealthCare/Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, KY:

Types of Care:

  • detox

Service Settings:

  • hospital inpatient treatment
  • hospital inpatient detox

Hospitals:

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Does not treat alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment:

  • naltrexone administration

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches:

  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling approach

Facility Ownership:

  • a private for-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • Licensed by the State department of health
  • Licensed by the State mental health department
  • Licensed by Hospital licensing authority
  • Certified by The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Accepts Medicare
  • Accepts Medicaid
  • Accepts Military insurance
  • Accepts private health insurance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • teenagers
  • pregnant and postpartum women

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing:

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening

Transitional Services:

  • Discharge Planning

Ancillary Services:

  • Case management
  • Mental health services

Detoxification:

  • Alcohol Detox
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • substance use education

Medical Services:

  • Hepatitis A vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted:

  • children / teenagers

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf:

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 859-226-7000

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
Call (855) 489-3619 for help 24/7.

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What is an alcohol detox center?

An alcohol detox center, such as UK HealthCare/Good Samaritan Hospital, is a specialized medical facility or treatment program that provides comprehensive care for individuals who are struggling with alcohol dependence or addiction. The primary purpose of an alcohol detox center is to help individuals safely and effectively withdraw from alcohol use while managing the potentially severe withdrawal symptoms and medical complications that can arise during the detoxification process.

Key features and services provided by alcohol detox centers may include:

  1. Medical Supervision: Alcohol detox is often a medically supervised process to ensure the safety and well-being of the individual undergoing detox. Medical professionals, such as doctors and nurses, monitor vital signs, manage withdrawal symptoms, and administer medications as needed.

  2. Withdrawal Management: Detoxification from alcohol can lead to a range of withdrawal symptoms, which can vary in severity. Common symptoms include anxiety, tremors, nausea, vomiting, seizures, hallucinations, and delirium tremens (DTs). Medical staff can provide medications to alleviate these symptoms and prevent complications.

  3. 24/7 Care: Alcohol detox centers typically offer round-the-clock care and monitoring to address any medical emergencies or worsening withdrawal symptoms that may arise during the detox process.

  4. Supportive Environment: Detox centers provide a safe and supportive environment where individuals can focus on their recovery without the temptation of alcohol. This environment can help reduce the risk of relapse during the early stages of recovery.

  5. Individualized Treatment Plans: Alcohol detox centers tailor treatment plans to the specific needs of each individual. Factors such as the severity of alcohol dependence, medical history, and any co-occurring mental health issues are taken into account.

  6. Counseling and Therapy: While the primary focus of detox is physical stabilization, many detox centers also provide counseling and therapy services to address the psychological aspects of addiction. This may include individual counseling, group therapy, and education about addiction.

  7. Aftercare Planning: Successful detox is often just the first step in recovery. Alcohol detox centers typically help individuals create an aftercare plan that may include continued outpatient treatment, support group involvement (such as Alcoholics Anonymous), and other resources to maintain sobriety.

It's important to note that detoxification alone is not a complete treatment for alcohol addiction. After completing detox, individuals typically need ongoing addiction treatment and support to address the underlying causes of their addiction and develop the skills needed for long-term recovery. Many alcohol detox centers work in conjunction with rehabilitation programs to provide a continuum of care for individuals seeking recovery from alcohol addiction.

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