Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Now Offering Inpatient Medical Detox Treatment
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (March 28, 2017) – Bayfront Health Punta Gorda now provides voluntary individualized inpatient medical detoxification treatment for people suffering from substance and alcohol abuse and addiction.
In a report by Drug Free Charlotte County, accidental deaths caused by prescription drugs increased 58.3% in 2015. Morphine caused the highest number of deaths at 25, according to the Medical Examiner. Most deaths from prescription drug abuse were in combination with other drugs.
Individualized treatment at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda includes working in conjunction with licensed medical doctors and registered nurses trained in chemical dependency withdrawal to lessen side-effects. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda offers expert treatment in a caring, supportive environment during all inpatient stays. The program is highly discreet and patients recover in comfortable, all-private patient rooms.
“Addiction is a horrible disease,” says Derrick Adams, M.D., medical director for the program. “We are here to safely help those desiring treatment.”
Most commercial insurance, Medicare and private-pay sources accepted. For questions or an admission assessment appointment, call (941) 637-3120.