How Can Our Drug & Alcohol Detox Programs Help You?
Our 3-Level Treatment Process
During evaluation, a staff member will assess your state and craft a unique program of recovery for you. We will find out the types of drugs and how often you used in order to set you up on the safest path possible. A doctor will also look for possible co-occurring disorders, or the presence of a mental illness that could impact your recovery. We treat mind, body, and spirit so this thorough evaluation will set you on the right path.
The stabilization process is where we will medically manage all of your withdrawal symptoms experienced during your separation from substances. Stabilization can sometimes be a difficult time but your safety and comfort are of the highest importance to us at Compass Detox. During this time you’ll have access to all of the amenities available at our facility to keep you entertained. Our staff will be available around the clock during the stabilization process if you need any assistance.
Compass Detox focuses on the detoxification process in order to treat withdrawal symptoms to the best of our ability, so we direct you to outside help for aftercare. If you haven’t already made arrangements, towards the end of your treatment at Compass Detox, you will work with a member of our staff who will help with your decision and eventually your transfer to the facility of your choice.
What is ‘Alcohol & Drug Detox’ Treatment?
You’ve definitely heard the term “detox” thrown around, but have you ever known what it actually means? You are not alone. “What is detox?” is a common question asked by people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol and their loved ones.
There are a number of different types of medical detoxification, including detox from alcohol, opioids, prescription medications, amphetamines, cocaine and others. When an individual requires detoxification from drugs, the individual’s drug intake is stopped fairy abruptly. Then, the individual is given medication that tempers the less severe symptoms and prevents the more dangerous symptoms before they arise.
At Compass Detox, the program starts with an evaluation. During this time, we check the patient’s vital signs and determine the amount of medicine which he or she will require. The dosage will then be reduced significantly each day and in many cases, by the end of five days, the patient will be completely detoxed from alcohol.
Our approach to helping clients detox from opioids is to replace the illicit opioids with prescribed opioid medications. Then, we keep the patient on the medications while we work together to stabilizing him or her during recovery. This process is often also referred to as harm reduction. The medications used to stabilize a patient are much safer than illicit opioids and may allow the patient to avoid the difficult withdrawal symptoms. Opioid withdrawal often means the onset of unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, which is one of the reasons medical detox is preferred.
If you or someone you love is suffering from addiction, don’t hesitate to call for help today. Get the recovery process started to build a new successful life!
Compass Detox utilizes a 40-bed capacity, spread out over our 18,000 square foot top-of-the-line facility. We’re a drug & alcohol detox facility located in Pembroke Pines, Florida, just 30 minutes outside of Miami. A wide range of high-end amenities are available to our visitors during every step of the detoxification process. We want you to be comfortable and cared for while you’re here.
For more information or to answer additional questions to “What is detox?”, please call us at 855.526.4915.