Most of our clients choose MindMD for walk-in detox from opiates, benzodiazepines, and alcohol. Withdrawal from these substances can be uncomfortable at best and dangerous at worst.
Detoxing off opiates can be intense and the withdrawal symptoms can be severe. That’s why most people who detox off opiates are prescribed medication such as Suboxone or buprenorphine in order to help with the symptoms. Some common withdrawal symptoms associated with opiate detox include:
Detoxing off benzos or benzodiazepines should not be done cold turkey. In fact, those who come in for benzo detox treatment will be prescribed a tapering-off process where they will have their intake of benzos slowly lowered over time until they are finally weaned off the drug completely. During this process, you can expect to experience any of the following symptoms:
Because of the severity of the symptoms associated with alcohol detox, medication is required during the early stages of the detox process when the withdrawal symptoms are most severe. Some of these withdrawal symptoms include:
Thanks to our continuous medical supervision, each family can rest assured that their loved one will be monitored and protected throughout the process. We also provide individual, couples, or family therapy as needed, so that family members can develop an understanding of addiction and sobriety. From there, clients can begin to repair relationships strained by substance abuse.
At MindMD, we offer medication-assisted detox to those who are detoxing off a substance or substances where medication can help in the overall process. Many substances of abuse have severe withdrawal symptoms associated with them. Medication-assisted detox allows those who are dealing with particularly severe or extreme withdrawal symptoms to be given medications in order to help relieve some of those symptoms and help curtail any cravings they might have.
Those suffering from alcohol, opiate, opioid, and benzo addiction or abuse are more likely to undergo some form of medication-assisted detox due to the nature of the withdrawal symptoms associated with detoxing from that substance.
The following medications are typically used to help those detoxing from alcohol abuse and addiction:
The following medications are typically used to help those detoxing from opioids and opiates:
In addition to the medication provided, therapy is also a key component of medication-assisted detox. The following therapies and behavioral interventions are often utilized during medication-assisted detox:
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