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New VisionTM Inpatient Medical Stabilization Service Begins at Jackson Hospital

Hospital news | Friday, April 3, 2015

New Vision, an inpatient medical stabilization service for adults with drug, alcohol and related health issues, is now at Jackson Hospital.

The service accepts appropriate adults, 18 or older, who are experiencing addiction and intoxication or are experiencing acute withdrawal symptoms from certain drugs or alcohol. The service consists of a medically supervised hospital stay for inpatient stabilization which typically lasts 3 to 5 days. The inpatient stay includes the following aspects:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Assessment
  • Pre-Screening
  • Admission
  • Stabilization
  • Appropriate Discharge Planning

“Jackson Hospital’s new inpatient medical stabilization service is important to offer to our community,” said Jackson Hospital CEO Joe Riley. “We believe our partnership with New Vision will help people take the first step toward breaking the addiction cycle.” New Vision has a fully qualified treatment team which includes a medical director and nursing personnel who utilize a multi-disciplinary team approach in the individualized treatment of each patient.

New Vision is a service operated through a contract between Jackson Hospital and SpecialCare Hospital Management Corporation of St. Louis, Missouri.

For additional information on the service, please call New Vision at (334) 293-6774. The service accepts Medicaid, Medicare insurance and most commercial insurance.