In-Custody Acute Alcohol Withdrawal

Spotting alcohol withdrawal in jail inmates

Alcohol and Opiate Withdrawal in US Jails

New Guideline Addresses Significant Care Gap in Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment in Correctional Settings

The guideline is available for free download at However I encourage you to read the article and not just the guideline.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

American Addiction Centers:

Excerpt from their site: The most serious form of alcohol withdrawal is delirium tremens (DTs), which occurs in 3-5 percent of individuals in alcohol withdrawal, according to the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), and it can be fatal without treatment.