Alcohol and Drug Detox
The process of detox rids your body of toxins that have accumulated through repeated drug use. The only way to accomplish this effectively is through complete, immediate, cessation from taking the drug in question. This is known as withdrawal. To determine the appropriate detox procedure you will need to call us for an assessment. This involves talking to one of our counselors and or nurse to gather medical and social history. Addiction Detox Treatment varies and may require a hospitalization. Determining factors are the quality of drug or alcohol that one is using, the length of time, and in what combinations. Pre-existing medical conditions are also relevant to determine the type of detox is right for each individual patient.
Florida Center Recovery provides a safe, medically supervised Drug and Alcohol Detox with a comprehensive medical support. Our experienced physicians and nursing staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Drug and Alcohol Detox Program recognizes the importance of comfort and constant support. Clients are comforted by learning how their bodies reacting to the withdrawal of substances from their system, and are better placed to cope with the withdrawal process when they receive supportive and sympathetic feedback.
Florida Center for Recovery you will receive personalized and private medical detox treatment as well as counseling and therapies to help you overcome common detox withdrawal symptoms. The success of your detoxification lies with an accurate assessment and we have over a thousand satisfied patients for a decade.
Alcohol detox is the most trying aspect of the entire alcohol treatment program and can be agonizing and unpleasant for many individuals due to total abstinence from alcohol which sets in withdrawal symptoms. However, Florida Center for Recovery utilizes a combination of behavioral and alternative therapies as well as pharmacotherapy to minimize the symptoms of withdrawal. The duration of the detoxification period depends upon the duration of the withdrawal symptoms - usually 2 to 8 days.
Opiate Detox at Florida Center for Recovery is also treated with a combination of behavioral and alternative therapies as well as pharmacotherapy. Behavioral treatments helps patients engage in the treatment process, modifying their attitudes and behaviors related to drug abuse, and increase their healthy life skills. Behavioral and Alternative addiction treatments can also enhance the effectiveness of medications and help individuals stay in treatment longer.
Patients addicted to opiate prescription medications such as Oxycontin, Vicodin, Loratab, and others, as well as those addicted to illegal opiates such as heroin, benefit from the FDA approved medications such as Suboxone and Subutex (Buprenorphine) to assist in the withdrawal from opiates. These new detox treatment have greatly advanced the ability to detox in our setting.During the Detox Stage, Florida Center for Recovery will:
- Help you understand the physical and mental discomforts you face
- Monitor your physical response and your emotional state
- Ease anxiety or any physical discomfort with the judicious use of appropriate medication
- Use a combination of complementary therapies required to ease any side-effects of the withdrawal process
- Help you gain confidence to survive and prosper beyond this difficult period
Alternative Healing Therapies as Part of Detox
The various healing therapies offered at Florida Center for Recovery work together during the detoxification stage to help remove toxins, improve physical functioning and increase peace of mind. Nutritional supplements and a healthy diet will help ease the physical suffering while biofeedback therapy, yoga and acupuncture will help calm the mind.
Clients who have undergone detox from drugs or alcohol at our addiction treatment facility in Fort Pierce, FL report that our gentle, yet comprehensive approach ensures the most comfortable detox they ever experienced.
For more information on our addiction treatment programs and therapeutic approaches, call toll free at: 800-960-5041. Florida Center for Recovery offers residential drug and alcohol rehab treatment through 12-Step and Non 12-Step Programs.