The integral first steps in defining an individual's drug treatment plan are the drug detoxification and withdrawal processes. Frequently the effects of a substance on the brain justify its continued use and distort otherwise sound powers of reasoning, therefore it is vital to have a time where no substances are used in order to get the patient to a sound frame of mind.
Users can clear their heads and consider their further treatment plans while detox process lasts. The plan is to have the patient realize the consequences of his or her dependency and eventually lessen and prevent substance use.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) TIP 45 regarding drug detox suggests that this stage of zero drug use is a favourable chance for the patient who's experiencing personal and medical difficulty to think about obtaining treatment.
Detox is a series of interventions that are designed to manage acute intoxication and withdrawal symptoms, as defined by SAMHSA. Detoxification is distinct from drug abuse treatment as it's a prelude for drug abuse treatment. It can sometimes go on for a couple of days, however for some people detoxification can last for a couple of months. With the help of detoxification specialists at Futures of Palm Beach, you can successfully treat your withdrawal symptoms and get yourself into a treatment plan that is individually designed with you in mind. It is highly and professionally recommended that addicts go through a long term treatment plan as detoxification does not deal with the social, emotional, cognitive and psychological issues that arise as a result of addiction.
Steps Of Drug Detox
By the end of the detox process, the three steps involved should be able to set a patient on a path to either an outpatient or an inpatient recovery treatment plan.
- It is vital to diagnose and evaluate a patient's addiction correctly for the suitable treatment plan to be successful.
- In the assessment phase, it does not only determine the dependency level, it also assists in identifying any hidden medical or psychological problems or disorder which is co-occurring with drug dependency.
- Getting stabilized is the process in which the patient begins to withdraw from the substance that they have been using.
- Achieving sobriety is the main goal for this phase.
- In order to help with addiction process, medication can be prescribed during this phase, especially if the user has a history of heavy use.
- Real acceptance of addiction can start as soon as the patient has reached "a state of balance" and his/her thoughts become sound.
- This leads to the next step where the user recognizes the need for treatment in order for them to recover as well as the role that they have to play in the recovery process.
- Helping Admission Into Substance Treatment
- Statistics show that a large number of people who go through the detoxification process do not go further in search of treatment for their substance abuse problem.
- While the pattern of thought differs from one patient to another, one things is sure patients who go through drug-free medical care usually have higher probability for successful drug treatment.
- Great importance is placed on sticking to sobriety and addiction education.
- A person can continue with a facility's drug treatment once this stage is complete, the plan may be in either an inpatient or outpatient setting.
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