Drug Detox | What is Detoxification?

Understanding what a drug detox, or a drug detoxification is can help alleviate any fears of what to expect seeking help for a drug addiction. A drug detox is the process by which the body rids itself of a drug while managing, medically or otherwise, any withdrawal symptoms. Most often a drug detoxification is the first part of a treatment program, and should always be followed by behavioral therapy and/or medication if available or necessary.

The length of a detoxification varies with the type of drug used, and the physical withdrawal could last for days, but the emotional part, which includes depression could last for weeks. It's important to note that treating withdrawal is not the same as treating the addiction.

D'Amore Healthcare bases their addiction recovery treatment approach on therapy modalities and pharmacological interventions that have been shown by scientific research to effectively treat substance use disorders. D'Amore Healthcare is licensed and accredited detox treatment center.

Our caring, qualified staff at D’amore Healthcare is here for you. If you have any questions regarding help for yourself or a loved one please contact our us anytime 24 hours a day at 714.375.1110 or fill out the contact form and we will get back to you right away.

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