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Why Medical Detox Works
For over 25 years, Pat Moore Foundation has specialized in drug detox programs. In fact, we were featured in recent episodes of A&E's Intervention (Gabriel's story) and on Dr. Phil. Our detox programs feature medically-managed and pain-free Suboxone and Subutex treatments. Containing Buprenorphine, both are safe and effective medications for opiate detox. For individuals addicted to heroin, vicodin, codeine or other opiate drugs, including prescription drugs like OxyContin (oxycodone), patients are given a long-acting synthetic opiate medication (such as Buprenorphine) that prevents opiate withdrawal, blocks the effects of illicit opiate use and decreases opiate craving. Buprenorphine therapy is especially helpful for heroin withdrawal, heroin detox, OxyContin detox and other opiate detox.
Video: Medical Detox
Interview with Katy Alexander, Intake Coordinator at Pat Moore Foundation, in which she talks about medical detox and the importance of doing drug detox in a supportive environment.
Mitigating Physical Symptoms of Detox
Managing the physical symptoms of withdrawal associated with the discontinuation of drugs is an important aspect of the detox process. At Pat Moore Foundation, we understand how the detox process affects the individual and we specialize in treating various drug addictions such as prescription drug addiction (barbiturates and benzodiazepines), methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, and opiate derivatives such as heroin, OxyContin, Vicodin, Norco and codeine. While medical detox exclusively is rarely sufficient in terms of assisting addicts in achieving long-term abstinence, we also recommend residential treatment of up to 90 days (30-day minimum) in conjunction with a customized medical detox program.
For more detailed information on Burprenorphine as well as Subutex and Suboxone, please see the following: Buprenorphine Treatment and Therapy, Subutex and Suboxone Q&A and Subutex Information
Detox in a Safe Environment
At Pat Moore Foundation medical detox occurs in a safe, comfortable, home-like environment that is a crucial element for the client’s state of mind. During this process individuals are still able to participate in counseling sessions with their case manager and group therapy with their peers, contingent on their physical well-being.
If the individuals require further medical attention, Costa Mesa and the Newport Beach area have renowned hospitals within a few minutes of Pat Moore Foundation's Costa Mesa campus and facility.
Certified by The State of California
Pat Moore Foundation's drug & alcohol detox and alcohol & drug addiction treatment programs are licensed and certified by The State of California. We provide non-medical and medically managed detoxification (using Suboxone, Subutex, and Buprenorphine when appropriate) and primary residential treatment. Our individual homes are on a unique co-ed campus where we offer gender specific treatment. We are located in Costa Mesa, in Orange County, Southern California, close to Newport Beach and Huntington Beach, and only an hour's drive from Los Angeles and San Diego.
Call Pat Moore Foundation now, today, at (888) 426-6086. Counselors are available 24-hours every day. If you'd like us to contact you, send a confidential message online by filling out our online form.
Note: All medical services are administered by medical professionals, which are facilitated and operated solely under the jurisdiction of a separate medical corporation.