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Ana Liffey Drug Project. (2016) Community detoxification protocols: methadone. Dublin: Ana Liffey Drug Project.

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The purpose of these guidelines is to advise on the detoxification of service users in a community setting. The recommendations contained in these guidelines were developed by an expert multi-disciplinary team from within the addiction sector while also taking into consideration the available literature. This document provides support for the treatment of service users who are undergoing detoxification for methadone dependence. These guidelines are intended to be read by those involved in providing psychosocial and medical support for detoxification in a non-residential treatment setting. These guidelines outline the minimum medical and psychosocial supports which should be provided to an individual engaging in Community Detoxification.

Pages:57 p.
Publisher:Ana Liffey Drug Project
Corporate Creators:Ana Liffey Drug Project
Place of Publication:Dublin
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Methadone
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Detoxification method
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context > Community environment
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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