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​​​​​​​Medical Detox Program

Cherokee Medical Center’s Medical Detox Program offers quality, inpatient care for those seeking to restore their quality of life. Based on the 12-Step philosophy, the program treats drug and alcohol addictions in an acute-care hospital setting where other serious health issues can be addressed, if needed. The program is covered by most insurance providers, including Alabama and Georgia Medicaid. 

​Program highlights: 

  • Led by certified drug and alcohol counselors 
  • Voluntary  admittance
  • Low staff-patient ratio 
  • 24-hour nursing care  
  • Medical oversight by a physician and a certified registered nurse practitioner 
  • Estimated stay between 5 and 7 days 
  • Aftercare arranged for all patients upon release 
  • Management of withdrawal symptoms (Suboxone not used) 
  • Transportation provided to and from facility 
  • Non-denominational religious groups available  
  • Smoking permitted in approved smoking area 
  • Private rooms 
  • AA group meetings available onsite 


*Patients taking any psychiatric medications must be stable prior to admittance. ​​​

​Contact

​To learn more about Cherokee Medical Center's Medical Detox Program, call 256.927.5531.​

​Location​​

Cherokee Medical Center

400 Northwood Drive
Centre, AL 35960

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