Alcohol/Drug Detoxification

12 contact hours Internet Course

Text: Detoxification from Alcohol and Other Drugs:Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series No. 19 by Donald R. Wesson, M.D.

DESCRIPTION: This advanced course provides an overview of the present state of detoxification programs, examines the advantages and drawbacks of the medical model, social model and the modified medical model detoxification programs. Physical, psychological, financial, legal and ethical aspects of caring for patients in detoxification programs are examined in depth.

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To read or download this text, visit the National Library of Medicine HSTAT Page (see Links Page). Search HSTAT for TIP 19, then select TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The text for this course is produced by the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.