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Detox at a Residential Rehab Center

Detox at a Residential Rehab Center
Detox is the process of allowing toxins to leave the body. Depending on the substance in question and the intensity of the addiction, this process can take anywhere from several days to multiple weeks. During this time the addict will experience potentially severe symptoms of withdrawal including physical pain, emotional distress, flu-like symptoms, sleeplessness and panic. This is...

Drug & Alcohol Detox

Drug & Alcohol Detox
Prior to starting residential drug rehab programs, many patients are required to undergo drug or alcohol detox. In some cases, detox is not required, though it is always an option and should be seriously considered. Reasons for Detox Before Drug Rehabilitation Patients with opiate-based drug addictions or those who abuse highly addictive illicit drugs (e.g.,. cocaine addiction) are...