Detox Dangers

The Internet is littered with home remedies for drug detox, but taking chances with your health when seeking sobriety can be deadly.

Search the Internet for the term “drug detox” and you’ll find plenty of do-it-yourself options from pills to strips to advice on going “cold turkey.” While the desire to stop using drugs is a laudable one (not to mention one that could likely save your life), it’s not something that should be done without professional guidance and supervision.

Detox Dangers

Detox Process at The Oaks at La Paloma

Drug abuse takes many forms and the detox process varies by substance as well. In a professional medical detox program like The Oaks at La Paloma’s, each client undergoes a treatment plan that is customized to their needs. They are also monitored by a doctor at regular intervals throughout the detox process, with the primary concern being the client’s health and safety. While detoxing from a substance, the body requires plenty of rest. Individuals may also need to adjust and stabilize on new medications for a co-occurring disorder. During the detox process, clients begin to allow the mind and body to heal. The detox process varies from person to person, lasting three days for some but two weeks for others. Only trained treatment professionals can help you through the detox process in a way that gives you the best chance at recovery and long-term sobriety.

Detox at The Oaks at La Paloma

If you or someone you love is needing to detox from drugs or alcohol, call The Oaks at La Paloma at our toll-free number. Someone is there to take your call 24 hours a day and answer any questions you have about treatment, financing or insurance. 

Articles posted here are primarily educational and may not directly reflect the offerings at The Oaks. For more specific information on programs at The Oaks, contact us today.