hospital referals for south carolina rehab
BriteLife offers evidence-based therapies in at our prime location on Hilton Head Island. The amenities at BriteLife are top-notch, the food is fantastic, and the rooms are luxurious. We offer a higher level of care than most clients are used to, and distinctive to most addiction treatment programs. BriteLife concentrates on what people can do, rather than what they can’t do. We teach clients to take care of themselves and help them build a strong foundation in recovery.
With rates of drug and alcohol addiction at record highs, many people never get the quality rehab experience they need. Local therapists can help close this gap. BriteLife is a useful resource for those who are likely to need maintenance therapy during addiction recovery, and to triage and refer clients with more serious addictions to the right rehab provider. But differentiating when to refer a client to residential addiction treatment can be difficult.
hospitals on the frontlines of addiction
For decades, substance use disorder sufferers have spent a lot of time visiting hospital emergency rooms. Whether it’s an overdose, severe withdrawal symptoms or related health problems, hospitals are an important touchpoint to connect people with help. One study done at the Yale School of Medicine pointed out that some simple opioid addiction protocols could save lives and start patients on the road to recovery. Although it was relatively small, here’s what they found:
- The ER is a higher stress environment where the patient is likely worried about their health. ER doctors can use the hospital visit as a wake-up call to advise and advocate for a more receptive patient in distress.
- Prescribing Suboxone or Buprenorphine products has a positive impact on treatment outcomes.
ER doctors play a vital role in addiction treatment. How physicians respond in these situations could move patients toward recovery or put them back on the merry-go-round of addiction. If you are an emergency medical professional looking for ways to help your patients effectively fight addiction, contact us to find out more about referring patients to a BriteLife Recovery South Carolina.