Detoxification is largely considered the most definitive way to remove unwanted and harmful psychoactive substances in the body. Because there are a lot of things that can go wrong in the cessation of drug consumption, it is best that the detoxification process be initiated, supervised, and completed in a medically-managed outpatient detox center.
Our outpatient treatment program in South Florida is tailored to meet the specific needs of each client we serve. Our licensed clinical services can be combined with other treatment resources and services to maximize each client’s opportunity for long-term recovery. The services at Empire Detox include: medically supervised drug and alcohol detox. Our experts can also refer you to intensive outpatient treatment, supportive outpatient treatment, inpatient treatment, and aftercare. With our outpatient services, you don't have to leave your family or miss work or school. With a stable home life and strong support system, you can continue with your routine throughout treatment. After treatment, you can resume your regular routine, with no one asking questions about your mysterious absence.
It should be understood that outpatient detox is not for everyone. For example, if your drug or alcohol abuse is mild and you can still take full control of your life, then an outpatient detox may be more fitting. However, if you are more likely to develop moderate to severe withdrawal symptoms that can also be life-threatening, then you really need to admit yourself to an outpatient detox program. Detox specialists are fully-trained to ease the pain of going through a lot of the physiological withdrawal symptoms. Users are also given supportive care which may include the administration of symptom-reducing medications.
If you already have serious psychological, emotional, or social problems that are complicating your addiction, then you likely need outpatient detox. For instance, if you are at risk for depression or even violent tendencies, it is vital that you seek professional help from outpatient detox professionals so you can be properly guided in managing those issues.
One of the most obvious benefits of undergoing an outpatient detox is the supervision and monitoring that detox professionals provide. This is important for people struggling with addiction and withdrawal symptoms. For instance, while undergoing detox for opioid addiction, the threat of respiratory depression is always there.
Another important benefit of an outpatient program is that it helps users cope with environmental factors or social triggers that may expose them to using drugs or alcohol again. This is a truly great way to start recovering from addiction.
There are many detox centers. However, for the best possible outcomes, it is recommended that you find one that best suits your specific needs.