Detoxification is the process of naturally removing toxic substances from the body. You’re eliminating your dependency on these addictive drugs and substances, and during this process, you will likely experience some range of withdrawal symptoms. Our job is to help you safely manage these symptoms as you come off of any dependency.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to detoxification. You may detox differently than others, which is why we first evaluate your current state and medical history to create a program that’s catered to your biology and the substances you used. We may give you comfort medications to reduce the severity of any withdrawal symptoms, and our nursing staff will be available 24/7 to provide any needed medical support during the process. As you detox, we’ll also evaluate your progress, monitor medication management, and log vitals throughout the day. Whether it’s a drug detox or an alcohol detox (or a mixture of the two), our program’s goal is to safely remove toxins from your body.
When you first arrive our medical will screen your physical and mental health. We’ll take blood tests to determine the amount of drugs in your body, ask you questions regarding your history of substance abuse, get an understanding of any potential mental health issues, and discuss your psychiatric history. We get you settled in, start your medical protocols, and vigilantly monitor your progress.
The process typically takes 2-7 days, but it can take longer depending on the substance you are detoxing from.
Detox at home is not recommended because you won’t be medically supervised, nor will you have access to comfort medications. Due to medical variability, we cannot guarantee complete safety, but it is far safer to detox in a clinical environment than at your home.
The 90210 Recovery admissions team works 24/7 to ensure that we can help as many people struggling with substance abuse as we can. Verify your benefits now and we’ll get back to you right away.