Connecticut Drug Detox
When someone becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, simply deciding not to use anymore isn’t going to be enough. If a person is able to reach that important, life-changing decision, they will require qualified professionals to walk with them on the road to recovery. In many instances, simply quitting cold turkey can be extremely dangerous, and even deadly. This is when a Connecticut drug detox can truly save a life. If the medical and clinical team at Connecticut Recovery Center determines a medical detox is necessary for the patient, they will be referred to a local detox facility.
Most people keep using in an effort to avoid withdrawal symptoms. They may want to quit, and even try to quit, but the withdrawal symptoms are often too great to continue in their sobriety. Depending on the level of addiction, as well as the drug, the effects of withdrawal from a chemical substance can be devastating.
While every person will not require detoxification before they are able to start a recovery treatment program, it is vital that they undergo a full evaluation by a trained professional in order to determine if a Connecticut drug detox treatment center is necessary prior to complete recovery efforts.
When Connecticut Drug Detox is Recommended
The team at Connecticut Recovery Center will perform a thorough evaluation and assessment on each individual who comes to us for help to determine if the addict should undergo proper medical detox before they begin our recovery program.
If it is determined that detox is needed, we will provide you with a referral to a local medical detox program. Once there, the individual will be able to safely and properly detox from the chemical substance they have become addicted to in a supervised medical setting.
Treatment Methods after Detoxification
Once the person has completed medical detox, they will be ready to start an addiction treatment program with Connecticut Recovery Center. Simply detoxing from the substance is often not enough to keep the individual clean and sober. Even if they have a strong desire to stay clean, the ugly pull of addiction can be much stronger. It can easily grab hold of them once again if they are not properly equipped to handle temptation and influences once they return to the outside world.
The methods used to treat addiction can vary greatly. Various treatment centers use different techniques to treat individuals who have become addicted to a chemical substance. Connecticut Recovery Center uses a holistic treatment that makes use of a 12 Step program on the road to recovery. Other innovative, modern practices that have been developed by some of the leading medical practitioners in the nation are also implemented in conjunction with the philosophies of the 12 Steps.
Dangers of Drug Abuse
Aside from the obvious dangers of drug abuse, such as accidental overdose, physical harm to the body is also a result of drug addiction. Physical conditions arising from addiction include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:
- Decreased heart rate
- Slow or arrested breathing
- Increased heart rate
- Muscle cramps
- Loss of appetite
- Impulsive behavior
This list of possible physical conditions resulting from drug abuse is by no means exhaustive. A large number of debilitating effects can occur if proper treatment is not sought, and the drug abuse continues for a prolonged period. Mental damage can also occur, making it that much more difficult for the addict to admit or acknowledge they need help. In the end, the ultimate consequence can be death.
These detrimental physical effects of drug abuse are just a few of the reasons a Connecticut drug detox treatment program may be required. It doesn’t take long for drugs to wreak havoc with your mind and body. That is why we believe a holistic treatment plan that treats the mind, body, and spirit is the best course of action for a thorough and complete recovery.
Overcoming Drug or Alcohol Addiction
Scientific research and treatment has proven that drug detox and recovery can assist addicts in overcoming an alcohol or drug addiction, help them avoid falling into the pitfalls of a relapse, and lets them return to a clean, sober life. We have combined our years of experience with innovative medical studies and advancements to steadily develop a drug addiction recovery program that has proven itself to not only help addicts overcome their addictions, but also arms them with the knowledge and skills necessary to stay sober for life.
Drugs and alcohol are dangerous; not just to the user, but to everyone who knows, loves, or comes in contact with that individual. They keep the addict from leading a full and healthy life while causing chaos, havoc, and destruction in the lives of those who love them. If you or someone you know is suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, don’t wait for it to get worse, contact Connecticut Recovery Center for help today.