What Is Acute Hospital-Based Detox?

What Is Acute Hospital-Based Detox?

Detoxification is defined as a medical protocol that is conducted under the supervision of a physician to systematically reduce the amount of the addictive substance in a person’s body.

An initial medical examination is conducted by a physician, nurse practitioner, and/or physician’s assistant under the supervision of a physician who works with the team to prescribe any and all necessary pharmacological medications necessary to secure safe withdrawal. Orlando residents considering detox and addiction treatment should familiarize themselves with such steps in order to ease their recovery process. [Read more…]

What Is Social Model Detox?

What Is Social Model Detox?

When an addict goes through detox, she may face excruciating pain. If an Orlando addict tries to detox on her own, it is likely that she will return to drug use only to diminish the pain of withdrawal symptoms. This can cause a vicious cycle of addiction, detox and relapse. To combat this, the social media detox model usually lasts 5-10 days and provides medical supervision, medication management and constant attention to a user’s health. With these benefits, any drug user can get and stay clean to foster long-term recovery. [Read more…]

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

Co-occurring disorders are found in Orlando residents who struggle with both a mental health disorder and an addiction problem. This combination is dangerous and creates many new obstacles when it comes to treatment options. Integrated treatment options are best when dealing co-occurring disorders.
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