Need Help Overcoming Drug Addiction in South Florida?

The best Opiate Detox in South Florida is available at Empire Detox. Detox is available in outpatient and inpatient detox, depending on the unique situation of every patient, but the primary goal of opiate detox is the same for all: to safely and comfortably embark upon a period of abstinence at the start of the recovery process to ensure the best outcome and minimize the severe risks involved. While detoxification is the goal, it is also important to treat the psychological/behavioral factors that often accompany severe alcohol dependence. Only once you are clean and detoxed, can recovery can begin. 

All of this is available to you through the outstanding opiate detox program at Empire Detox. Empire specializes in detox from opiates, alcohol and benzodiazepines, with the most highly-effective medical supervision, comfortable detoxes and closely managed care. Opiate Detox is a vital step in early recovery because people who have become addicts and addicted to opiates often want to stop using opiates but are unable to fight their cravings on their own. It’s too powerful a drug. 

Battling a drug addiction is not a war you want to wage on your own. Stabilizing your physical health means that you can focus on fighting back against addiction and working toward the sobriety you deserve. Addiction is not a choice, it is a deadly disease, and the longer you wait to get help the more difficult it will be to stop. Start treating your opiate addiction today with the reliable and trusted detox program at Empire Detox. Our top priority is to assist patients in a complete detox from any type of drug. We believe in using safe, effective treatments to ease the process of painful withdrawal patients may experience from long-term drug use. So what are the likely withdrawal symptoms during detox?Everyone experiences detox differently, however, most people will experience at least some of the following:  

  • A racing heart beat 
  • Increased blood pressure 
  • Fevers
  • Sweating
  • Headache
  • Mood swings
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Agitation
  • Seizures 

The caring and compassionate staff at Empire Detox works together to help people willing to overcome addiction. Each member of our multidisciplinary team plays a role in helping patients achieve a sustained recovery. We focus on our patients’ medical well being first and foremost in the detox phase, which is the beginning stage of recovery.  

The basic principles of opiate detox and treatment in our South Florida center includes the following: 

  • Detoxification: it is impossible to treat opiate dependence in a patient who continues to use. Usually detoxification can be done as an outpatient. However, there are usually more situations that indicate the need for inpatient detoxification. There are many medical complications of opiate withdrawal, so a complete physical examination with appropriate laboratory tests is mandatory, with special attention to the liver and nervous system. 
  • Restricting access to opiates: following detoxification, opiates should be removed from the patient’s home and all family or friends that use them or are heavy drinkers or use illicit drugs should be avoided. 
  • Learning about the disease model of addiction:Patients should be educated that addiction is a medical illness, not a moral failing, and an opiate addict can never go back to using. Total abstinence is required for healing to occur. 
  • Treat associated psychiatric problems:Opiate addition may have developed as a self-treatment for another psychiatric or even medical disorder. This is especially true of addicted patients who have used alcohol to treat a: 
  • Psychotic disorder 
  • Mood disorder 
  • Anxiety disorder 
  • Personality disorder 

With the help of our addiction specialists at Empire Detox, Many of these “coexisting psychiatric disorders” have excellent medical treatments, which must be utilized. 

Detox works by removing a damaging, life-threatening substance from your body. You will likely start to feel better within a week, but it can take up to 13 months for your brain cells to return to some form of normal. It’s important for people recovering from addiction to have access to the best possible treatment after detox.This will better ensure they will be able to remain sober. If you are searching for the best opiate detox in South Florida, Empire has got you covered! Here are some of our convenient opiate detox locations:

Boca Raton, FL

Boynton Beach, FL

Delray Beach, FL

Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Jefferson City, FL

North Port, FL

North Miami Beach, FL

Ocean Breeze, FL

Palm Beach Shores, FL

Riviera Beach, FL

West Palm Beach, FL

Let Empire Detox help you rebuild your life after opiate drug use and addiction has severely compromised your ability to live it. With the help of our detox specialists at Empire Detox, you will learn to develop behaviors and habits that are positive and tailored to enhancing your life – not destroying it. You’ll be amazed to discover that you have the strength to have a life that is permanently free from drug and alcohol use, and the best detox available in Florida is the first step. 

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