Addictions Unit and dual diagnosis. International Hospital Medimar
Treatment of addiction and / or abuse:
-Treatment of pathological gambling
-Treatment of impulse control disorder
We offer an alternative to existing treatments in Alicante. This is a specialized area of medical and psychological approach of addictive disorders (legal drugs, illegal gambling, etc.).. There will be not only detoxification but also the subsequent cessation of the patient, with special emphasis on the psychobiological aspects surrounding an addiction management of mood, relapse prevention, family counseling, etc.. After an initial medical assessment consultation decide between a residential treatment or outpatient placement.
The treatment consists of placement in a hospital about 15 days, which includes daily physical therapy sessions, group workshops led by Occupational Therapists DUES and specialized medical and psychological individual therapy. During admission, made the patient’s physical detox and addiction will begin, which will continue on an outpatient basis.
In outpatient treatment, the patient will go to medical and psychological consultation weekly urine testing in order to verify the withdrawal of the patient. Following this initial phase and as the patient’s progress queries are spaced in time.
It is anticipated that the completion of treatment will be a year and a half, two years of the patient withdrawal, conducting annual reviews.