Emergency & Acute Care

Detoxification Services

These programs receive federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant funds and serves people who inject drugs. These programs are therefore federally required to give preference in admitting people into treatment as follows: 1. Pregnant injecting drug users; 2. Pregnant drug users; 3. People who inject drugs; and 4. All others.

Detoxification Services is an inpatient 20-bed facility, and provides adults who are suffering from the acute symptoms of substance withdrawal of alcohol, opiates and opioids, methamphetamines, Kratom, Molly, Ecstasy, Cocaine, and/or benzodiazepines. Detox is medically supervised under the direction of a physician. Services are provided 24 hours/day & 7 days/week for those 18 and older living in Lee, Glades, and Hendry counties. Duration of care ranges from 3 to 8 days, depending upon the severity of the withdrawal symptoms. Our facility is located near a major hospital, which is available for any critical physical complications. Located at the SalusCare Evans Avenue Campus.

Crisis Stabilization Units

SalusCare operates a 16-bed children and 30-bed adult crisis stabilization unit at our Colonial Campus, providing secure, inpatient psychiatric stabilization for those requiring the highest level of care and that may be at risk of harming themselves or others. Individuals receiving care here may arrive via law enforcement under the Baker Act, or can present on a voluntary basis to be assessed for appropriateness of admission. Once accepted into the facility, individuals undergo an initial admission process. Upon completion, the individual is admitted to the unit and will meet with a psychiatrist, have a physical, and work with the treatment team to stabilize the current crisis. During care, patients can participate in activities, including group, and work with an assigned discharge planner to transition back into the community successfully.  These plans may include arranging housing, outpatient appointments, or other identified needed services.

**In the event of an emergency, please call (239) 275-4242 (24/7 Emergency Services line) or dial 911**

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