Soul Sanctuary was created to heal the souls of individuals at the depth of despair over their addiction to drugs and alcohol. We are a small residential rehab facility located in beautiful Laguna Beach, CA right on the ocean.
When an individual decides they do not want to struggle with drug or alcohol addiction any longer, it is not just a simple cut and dry process, unfortunately. When attempting this difficult task independently, extreme challenges due to intense cravings and the many life-threatening symptoms must be carefully considered. Our industry-leading medically assisted drug detox treatment programs at Soul Sanctuary recovery center in Laguna Beach, CA, offer evidence-based treatment methods that target our patient’s chemical dependency while being considerate of the state of their mental health.
During addiction, and many other forms of substance abuse habits, are considered to be dangerous diseases that require the highest levels of professional health care to overcome those addictions. The licensed professionals and addiction specialists at our beautiful Southern California addiction treatment center have created effective ways for patients to safely withdraw from their drugs of choices while lowering the risk for long-term complications.
The most popular and motivating benefit of participating in a detox program is the assurance of complete safety while enduring the potentially life-threatening risks of overdose and relapse. During this process, the mental state of the patients is often tested as well. Since it plays a vital role in their ability to overcome their addictions, our trained experts are readily available to assist with any behavioral health issues that arise during the alcohol and drug rehab program’s stages.
A couple of other notable benefits of taking part in a drug or alcohol detox program include:
Since addiction can be very unpredictable, an extensive assessment is encouraged to be taken with each patient as they arrive so that our staff can be prepared with all the appropriate knowledge and tools needed to ensure a full and safe detox process. This is important because, for some people, detox can take only a couple of hours or days. For many others, it has been seen to take many weeks to rid the body entirely of those harmful substances.
A few factors that come into play when dictating the length of time this process will take typically include the following:
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the average duration of detox in the United States is fewer than eight days. Usually, with medically-assisted detox treatment, both inpatient and outpatient program settings are available, which can be tailored to accommodate each patient’s specific needs while maintaining a safe and comfortable environment.
As previously mentioned, certain medications can be used as directed by a doctor to relieve pain and reduce the effects of withdrawal. Opioid and alcohol addictions more frequently are treated using these medications.
The general medications that implemented during drug and alcohol detox programs are:
Detox in a safe, comfortable setting while being attended to by our caring and experienced staff. Withdrawing from drugs and alcohol can be painful, uncomfortable, and in some cases life-threatening. It is imperative to your health to be observed and monitored by professionals when first stopping substance use. In this level of care, you will be able to receive supportive medications, daily counseling, exercise, and recreation, while having all the comforts of your own home. Our staff will monitor you for any adverse symptoms and listen to you about how you are feeling. You will also be introduced to your ongoing care options and create a plan for lasting recovery.
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