At Ashley, we embrace innovation by adopting new medical advances in addiction treatment. Our medical treatment is comprehensive and personalized based on your individual circumstances and treatment history. Our on-site multidisciplinary team of board certified physicians, physician assistants, and nurses specialize in diagnosing and treating the effects of drug and alcohol dependence.

Ashley’s Medical Services include:

  • Reviewing charts prior to admission for patients with medical and/or psychiatric concerns
  • Nursing assessment upon admission and H and P with medical provider within 24 hours
  • Routine laboratory studies and urine toxicology upon admission – random urine toxicology throughout treatment
  • Detoxification as needed per protocol with changes as indicated
  • Regular nursing assessments as indicated – nursing one site 24/7, medical provider available 24/7
  • Anti-craving medication discussed with each appropriate patient and encouraged when indicated (naltrexone, acamprosate, disulfram, buprenorphine)
  • Medical evaluations for illness/injury – we refer patients to outside providers and to the hospital when needed
  • Psychological and psychiatric evaluations as needed with appropriate follow-up
  • Patient education in person and via lectures
  • Obtain collateral medical and psychiatric information from outside providers as needed
  • Prepare discharge instructions and provide appropriate prescriptions for discharge
  • Follow-up laboratory studies for abnormal admission labs
  • STD testing as indicated based on risk factors and/or as requested by the patient
  • Infectious Disease nurse provided STD Education lecture to patients
  • General nutritional education via lecture and consultations with the dietitian for special medical considerations (diabetes, liver disease, eating disorders)
  • Contacting family members as requested for care updates, concerns and answering of questions
  • Doing prior authorizations needed for patient medications or ordering appropriate substitution medications if needed
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