Community Healthlink’s (CHL) Detox, acute inpatient substance abuse treatment services, providers 24 hour nursing care and observation for clients that are detoxing from drugs and alcohol.
The length of stay varies per client, though the average is 4 to 6 days for the detoxification program. An aftercare plan is developed for everyone who completes the program, and clients are offered help with aftercare placement and treatment.
Community Healthlink’s detoxification program has been awarded a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). It commended the detoxification program for adopting a “continuous quality improvement focus” and for integrating case management into the clinical process, “resulting in the formulation of thorough and comprehensive transition plans” for its clients.
CHL’s detoxification program is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Inpatient detoxification services include:
General Duties: Provides a variety of acute treatment related support services to patients receiving substance abuse treatment on the Acute Treatment Service (Detox). Implement case management and referral services for patients on a consistent basis in accordance with current substance abuse treatment standards and protocols, and CHL policies and procedures. Assist with the implementation and facilitation of the individual treatment plan and aftercare services.
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If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.