Detoxification Milford, CT—Live a longer and happier life.
Detoxification is a key component to any drug and alcohol rehabilitation program. It is the process by which the body rids itself of all chemicals and toxins found in drugs or alcohol. The staff of the Milford Detoxification Center helps patients through the detox process, and ensures they have a safe environment in which to do so. Call 203-242-8271to begin alcohol and drug rehab.
According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, there are three steps in the drug detoxification process:
Withdrawal refers to the numerous symptoms that arise after long-term use of a drug is reduced or stopped suddenly. Every person reacts differently to detox. Depending on the type of drug used and the length of time it was used, the symptoms are varied. The symptoms can be both physical and psychological, and may last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.
Withdrawal from heroin, for example, causes many unpleasant symptoms that may require medical intervention. Physical symptoms of Heroin withdrawal can last for several days, and may include:
The psychological symptoms of heroin can often be the most difficult to overcome and they can last for weeks, and include:
Medication is used to intervene or assist the patient when they are experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms, like seizures or anxiety. Medical detox is administered under the careful supervision and direction of trained physicians. The staff at Drug Rehab Centers Milford will monitor each patient’s progress and make sure they are properly and safely detoxing from the substance. Call for help today at 203-242-8271.