Opiates

Drug Rehab

An addiction to drugs or alcohol is serious and a number of treatment options are available to treat it. Drug rehab is a general term for the medical and psychotherapeutic treatments used to rid patients of their addictions to alcohol, street drugs and prescription medication. Drug rehabilitation is necessary in order for patients to recover and avoid further consequences. If you abruptly try to stop taking a medication or other drug after regular or prolonged use, withdrawal symptoms can set in. This is indicative of a physical addiction. Plenty of people avoid getting help with an addiction because they fear withdrawal which can be physically and emotionally painful. A detox is essential to rid the body of the drug, paving the way for patients to recover wholly. Sometimes, it can take the body weeks or months to feel back to normal.

Different Types of Drug Rehab

There are many forms of drug rehab and many programs try to achieve sobriety through various means including 12-step programs, faith-based initiatives, psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Rehabs can be long-term or short-term in nature and may be in-patient or out-patient. Support groups, sober houses and extended care facilities are also available. Drug rehab is sometimes mandated by the criminal court system, as a way to provide patients who have committed minor offenses a way to avoid jail and get help. Plenty of people seek drug rehab on their own to put an end to the suffering and pain they’ve endured because of drug or alcohol use.

Waismann Method Can Get You Back on Your Feet Quicker than Other Programs

The Waismann Method differs in so many ways when it comes to drug rehab. We specialize in addiction to opiates, benzodiazepines and alcohol. Our rapid detox is medically based to ensure safety and comfort of our patients. Our medical procedure happens in the safety of a hospital, under the supervision of caring doctors and nurses. It takes less than two hours to rid patients of their physical addiction. Our total hospital stay is 2 to 4 days, getting you back to your life, family and career much quicker than other programs. Also, our program is entirely discreet. We honor your privacy and take every precaution to ensure anonymity. The Waismann Method of rapid detox uses intravenous medications to cleanse drugs from patients’ receptors while they sleep lightly under anesthesia. They awake without the awareness they went through an accelerated withdrawal. Our opiate detox differs from so many other programs in that we don’t use opiate replacement drugs to wean patients. These replacements, including methadone and Suboxone, can also cause dependence, leading to the need for another detox. Our thorough approach to drug addiction also includes an optional program in transitional living. Our Domus Retreat aftercare facility offers comprehensive therapy, biofeedback, massage and other services aimed at treating mind, body and soul. Our posh atmosphere and supportive, caring staff help you transition into a life of long-term recovery.

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