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I Just Finished Alcohol Detox — Now What?
Jun 11, 2021

Completing your alcohol detox treatment program is a rewarding experience. You probably feel like a new person after detox. Your body is cleansed from toxins, your mind is thinking more clearly, and you have a new zest for life. It also is time to go home from the rehab facility. You might be wondering: what […]

Drug Detox Kits: What Are Drug Detox Kits?
Oct 4, 2018

Drug detox kits have been developed for individuals hoping to achieve a quick negative drug test result on urine drug tests. Techniques have been developed to help people who have recently used drugs produce a sample that does not indicate any drug use. While these kits have becoming widely popular, their production has very few […]

Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers Near You
Oct 3, 2018

What to Expect From Outpatient Detox Detox involves the body processing out substances of abuse. With medical detox, medical supervision is provided. In outpatient detox programs, the team of professionals guiding treatment will come up with a personalized plan to meet each client’s specific needs. An individual’s entire medical history needs to be considered as […]

Risks and Dangers of Quitting Alcohol Cold Turkey
Mar 21, 2017

What Happens When You Stop Drinking Cold Turkey? More than 28 million people aged 12 and older had an alcohol use disorder in 2020, a medical condition defined by the uncontrollable use of alcohol despite the negative impact on an individual’s physical and mental health and their relationships with family, friends, and others.1,2  Excessive, regular alcohol […]

When & Why Detox is Important
Dec 29, 2016

What is Detox and Withdrawal Management? The reason for this is to adequately describe certain processes that occur as a result of discontinuing use of drugs or alcohol. It has been recognized by these organizations and clinicians that detoxification and the formal process of the withdrawal management program are not the same thing. This clarification […]

Pregnancy and Addiction: Effects, Detox & Treatment Options
May 9, 2016

But there are pregnant individuals who struggle with substance misuse. Research suggests that about 5% of individuals use one or more addictive substances during their pregnancy.2 Additionally, in a 2022 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers found that 14% (or 1 in 7) of pregnant individuals surveyed […]

Are There Free Detox Centers Near Me? (Low Cost & No Insurance Options)
May 6, 2016

Health insurance typically provides some level of coverage for substance abuse treatment, but there is typically still some cost left to the individual. For some people in need of treatment, these payments can be too high. In such cases, free detox centers may be the answer. There are several avenues through which you can find […]

Best Drug Detox Centers Near Me: Amenities and Accommodations
May 6, 2016

What is Detox? Detox is the process by which the body rids itself of all addictive substances, and for individuals who are physically dependent on these substances, the process involves withdrawal. Withdrawal and detox can cause unpleasant and sometimes medically dangerous symptoms, which can make the process of detox seem intimidating and overwhelming. Finding a […]

How To Find A Detox Center for Drugs or Alcohol
May 6, 2016

Many people suffering from addictions feel overwhelmed when first seeking treatment and unsure of how to find the resources they need in order to undergo the detox process. There are several avenues an individual can follow in order to find drug treatment services. Many people begin at a physician’s office, where they can receive a […]

Same-Day Admission to an Inpatient Detox Program
Apr 8, 2016

Can I Walk-In for Same Day Detox or Treatment? Same-day detox treatment may be available. Call to speak to an admissions navigator at American Addiction Centers (AAC). Everyone’s needs and expectations can differ. After calling, there may be an opportunity to enter treatment the same day. Initial Evaluation in Rehab Treatment One thing to expect […]

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