detoxification centre

detoxification centre

n
(Medicine) a place that specializes in the treatment of alcoholism or drug addiction
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The solution for the some 800 people with opioid addictions is the Agia Skepi detoxification centre and the state-funded substitution programme using the non-euphoric drug Suboxone.
Zoe volunteers with drug addiction agency CAIS and now also works as a healthcare support worker at the Hafan Wen detoxification centre in Wrexham.
Thirty percent of drinkers are women and 70 percent men," Afshari said.At the end of last year, Iran opened its first detoxification centre for alcoholics, whose number the Iranian authorities estimate at 200,000 nationwide.Drinking, possessing and selling alcohol have been illegal since the 1979 revolution, and only the Christian minority has the right to produce it.Because of the scale of the problem in Iran, police often mount roadside breath-test checks, with offenders being fined two million rials ($60, 44 euros).Much of the alcohol consumed in Iran is smuggled in from Iraqi Kurdistan, but Iranians can buy locally made alcohol cheaper.Media reports often speak of people dying after drinking adulterated alcohol.
While the article puts both sides of the argument for and against the centre, what it doesn't say is that the website of the 'Community Against the Solna Alcoholics Detoxification Centre' is merely a list of complaints that people might choose to make, thinly veiled as questions, all of which have already been answered by the Centre.
He said on the directive of Prime Minister, Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani ten-bedded Detoxification Centre has been established at Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi where volunteer drug addict prisoners are provided detoxification facility.
First they travel to a detoxification centre, and when they are done, many of the lucky ones are given the chance to work on the farms.
Williams had been to a detoxification centre at Hafan Wen in Wrexham and was now "a totally different person".
If anyone knows of a good Sudoku Detoxification Centre, let me know.
The rehabilitation and detoxification centre has been used by 568 inmates.
At the opening of an inquest in Ruthin John Gittins, coroner for North Wales East and Central, said Mr Tobin, an unemployed roofer of no fixed abode, had lived at a detoxification centre since May 20 but police were called on the day of his death to eject him.
Campaign group Community Against the Solna Alcoholics Detoxification Centre has been set up to oppose the plans with leaflets and a website citing concerns about personal safety.