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ALCOHOL DETOX & WITHDRAWAL

What Is Alcohol Detox?

Many drug and alcohol treatment centers offer both drug and alcohol detox treatment programs. For many individuals, substance abuse treatment plans have begun with a medically supported detox program as the initial phase of their addiction treatment process. We are equipped to provide evidence-based drug rehab care services by certified health care professionals. Industry experts characterize the effects of the best alcohol detox program as part of a natural process the body experiences. As part of residential treatment, the effects of the detox process take place within the body immediately following the sudden attempt to eliminate any traces of the harmful substances and toxins from the system.

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What Is Alcohol Withdrawal?

Among the numerous signs of alcohol addiction in an individual, one of the most apparent and visible indications that show an alcohol dependency has developed is the user being seen to experience withdrawal symptoms when not consuming alcohol.

The experience of alcohol withdrawal comes after a person decides to stop drinking alcohol suddenly after long-term and excessive alcohol use. As time goes on, the brain and body become dependent on the various drinking patterns and the frequency. When an individual chooses to stop drinking suddenly, the user’s body is then deprived of the alcohol-causing effects. It requires a readjustment period for the body to get back to functioning correctly without it.

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Different medications are common among many addiction centers, including Opus Health in Costa Mesa, CA. In many of these cases, detox programs include medications that provide similar effects to alcohol and are done in an attempt to mitigate the withdrawal symptoms that can last through to outpatient treatment programs.

Alcohol Withdrawal symptoms

3 Common Steps of The Detox Process

Most frequently asked questions and answers

Intake

Our team of experts will conduct a thorough assessment to evaluate the patient’s past psychiatric history and medical past. This is of the utmost importance to ensure the correct protocols and treatment plans are put in place.

Medication-Assistance

The use of different medications is common among many addiction centers, including Opus Health in Costa Mesa, CA. In many of these cases, detox programs include medications that provide similar effects to those of alcohol. This is done in an attempt to mitigate the withdrawal symptoms that can last through to outpatient treatment programs.

Balance

The patient could undergo a variety of medical and psychological therapy options. All counseling is done with the goal in mind of helping each patient reach a balance within themselves to ease the strains addiction can cause on an individual’s mind and body.

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