Learn about drug abuse treatment at Starlite Recovery Center
Abusing alcohol and other drugs can have a devastating impact on your life. Chronic untreated substance abuse and addiction may cause you to experience family conflict, problems at work, social struggles, and numerous physical and psychological effects. As you continue to use alcohol or other drugs, your risk for severe and possibly irreversible harm will only increase.
At Starlite Recovery Center, we know how painful and dangerous an addiction can be, which is why we provide comprehensive care so that you can avoid the many detriments that addiction can cause.
One of the services we offer is detoxification, or detox, which can help you if you have been incapable of ceasing your substance use long enough to enter a treatment program. Our detox services can help you rid your body of toxic substances and prepare you to fully engage in therapy and other forms of treatment.
What happens during withdrawal
Withdrawal refers to the series of painful symptoms that occur when you stop using the substance or substances that your body has become dependent on. As your body tries to function without these substances, you can experience various forms of physical and psychological distress, including, but not limited to, the following:
Some withdrawal symptoms are uncomfortable, others can be excruciating, and some can even be dangerous. Completing detox at Starlite Recovery Center can get you through the withdrawal phase of your recovery with maximum safety and minimal discomfort.
Detoxification for addiction at Starlite Recovery Center
At Starlite Recovery Center, you can complete detox in a safe and comfortable environment under the supervision of experienced professionals. Depending upon the nature of your addiction and the type of withdrawal symptoms you are experiencing, you may receive therapeutic support and/or medications to ease any discomfort so that you can focus on moving ahead in your recovery.
While in detox with us, you will benefit from both the skill and the compassion of the members of your treatment team. They will ensure that you have a successful detox experience that prepares you for continued success in the next phases of your recovery journey.
Long-term benefits of detox for drug addiction
For many people, detox is an essential first step along the path toward long-term recovery from addiction. When you complete detox, you will have rid your body of the substance or substances that you had been abusing, and you will have begun to heal both physically and psychologically from the damage that your past substance use may have caused.
While detox is just one step in the recovery process, successfully completing this step can lead to an improved sense of confidence and self-worth, a mindset that will serve you well as you prepare to face the challenges of achieving and maintaining sobriety.
When you complete detox at Starlite, you will also benefit from becoming part of the global recovery community. While you are in the process of ridding your body of alcohol or other drugs, you may have the opportunity to form healthy interpersonal relationships with others who are in a similar situation.
Under the guidance of an experienced professional, you may share your insights, learn from the experiences of others, and practice the productive interpersonal communication skills that will serve you well throughout your recovery journey.
While in detox at Starlite Recovery Center, you can begin to heal in body, mind, and spirit, while forming valuable friendships, beginning to participate in therapy, and adopting the positive outlook that will support your continued efforts to resist relapse and remain on the path of recovery.