Withdrawing from any drug is never enjoyable. In most cases, however, it doesn't put people at risk of physical harm. Unfortunately, that's not the case with alcohol withdrawal. Below is a closer look at the alcohol withdrawal timeline and why the process can be so dangerous.Read More →
For many local residents, detox in Seattle seems like the obvious choice. While detox is a good start, it’s only the very first step on the road toward recovery. After detox, it’s important to address the underlying core issues and work toward relapse prevention. Explore the benefits of treatment after detox is complete.Read More →
Physical drug or alcohol dependence develops over time, which makes stopping the effects difficult. Without a proper detoxification process, withdrawal symptoms can shock the system. However, what is medical detox, exactly?Read More →
Are you ready to get clean, but unsure of how to choose a medical detox center? If so, you won’t want to miss this exclusive interview with Dr. Peter Coleman, detox expert and founder of The Coleman Institute.Read More →
Detox from alcohol can begin shortly after your last drink. Depending on the circumstances, the process typically takes between 3 to 10 days in an outpatient or supervised inpatient setting.
Have you ever heard the joke about how an alcoholic is someone you don’t like who drinks as much as you do?
If so, then you’ll see the irony in waking up and realizing: Wait a minute, I’ve become that person. I don’t like myself much anymore.
Looking for a medical detox center to help you get clean? In the US, more than 14,500 specialized drug treatment facilities provide counseling, behavioral therapy, medication, case management, and other types of services to persons with substance use disorders. Many of these offer medical detox services, specializing in safely cleansing your body of substances. We'll break down 19 top medical detox centers that do outstanding work.Read More →
Once upon a time on the way to high school, I got into in a serious car accident. My car was totaled, and I was a mess too. While I waited for my parents to arrive at the scene, my hands wouldn’t stop shaking, and I couldn’t catch my breath.Read More →
There’s a popular misconception
that just going to medical detox to clear the body of drugs or alcohol is all you need to heal your addiction.
Medical detox treats the physical but does nothing to address what caused your addiction in the first place.Read More →
Choosing a medical detox facility may be the first step you need to take on your road to addiction recovery. Medical detox itself comes in a variety of different forms and your program will be tailored to your own specific, individual situation and relates to the substances you’ve been using.Read More →
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