St Vincent’s Hospital Gorman Unit is a medically supervised alcohol and drug short stay unit that provides five to seven days of inpatient withdrawal management. Patients receive specialist care from their team in managing withdrawal symptoms, psychosocial support and post-discharge planning. They are a voluntary service.
The inpatient treatment program usually runs for five to seven days, and patients are supported by their specialist staff 24/7. Outpatient services are designed to help support patients in the community by providing treatment planning, assessment, ambulatory withdrawal, relapse prevention, and counselling.