Drug Detoxification Process during-rehab


Crucial initial steps in deciding how someone's drug treatment plan should look are drug detoxification and withdrawal procedures. In order to get someone is a stable state of mind, you have to introduce a period of no drug use because continued use of the substance often skews good judgement in addition to rationalizing continued use of the drug by the brain.

During this period an addict is in a position to think about future plans which may include treatment as they have a moment of clarity. The plan is to get the addict to start to acknowledge his/her addiction and to decrease and ultimately put an end to substance use.


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) TIP 45 on drug detox notes that this period is a "window of opportunity" for an individual in both medical and personal crises to consider further treatment.


Detoxification Overview

SAMHSA defines detoxification as a series of interventions that are structured in order to manage the symptoms that arise from withdrawal of the drug as well as acute or minor intoxication. Detox isn't a component of a drug abuse treatment, instead it is a predecessor; it can go on for several days for some patients and for others, several months. Futures of Palm Beach can provide you with detoxification expert who can get you into a rehab plan that is specifically created for you as an individual and assist you in treating withdrawal side effects with success. It is highly recommended that you pursue a long-term treatment plan because detox does not solve the emotional, psychological, social, and cognitive problems associated with addiction.


Steps Of Drug Detox

Before you can go into an outpatient or inpatient recovery program you should go through three steps of detoxification that, ideally, lead to it.

  • Assessment
  • It is vital to diagnose and evaluate a patient's addiction correctly for the suitable treatment plan to be successful.
  • The appraisal level does more than identify the addiction and the level of use; it is also helpful in determining any underlying psychological or medical conditions or complications that may be co-occurring along with the drug abuse.
  • Stabilization
  • Getting stabilized is the process in which the patient begins to withdraw from the substance that they have been using.
  • The major achievement in this phase is getting to a state in which they are drug-free.
  • In order to help with the process, especially in cases where the patient is a heavy drug user, a prescription of medication can be provided.
  • Real acceptance of addiction can start as soon as the patient has reached "a state of balance" and his/her thoughts become sound.
  • This leads to the next step where the user recognizes the need for treatment in order for them to recover as well as the role that they have to play in the recovery process.
  • Encouraging Admission for Drug Treatment
  • A report explains that the major number of individuals undergoing detox do not look for further treatment for substance abuse addiction.
  • One thing is sure, even though reasons for this are different in every individual greater success rates for staying sober are present in those who decide to continue their substance abuse treatment.
  • There is a significance on addiction education and dedication to sobriety.
  • Patients can follow through with a clinical drug treatment program in either outpatient or inpatient context once this phase is finished.

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