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Best Practices for a Successful Drug Detox

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News Release, (2022, February 18). Best Practices for a Successful Drug Detox. Psychreg on Psychotherapy. https://www.psychreg.org/best-practices-successful-drug-detox/
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At Future Now Detox, they want to help change your future. They can help you get to the other side of your addiction.

Future Now has the facilities and staff to provide you with a safe, effective medical detoxification programme. Future Now Detox offers the latest treatments to help you remove drugs and alcohol from your system while keeping you healthy and safe.

What is drug detox?

Drug detox, also called detoxification, is how your body removes drugs and alcohol from your system. It may sound easy, but for many patients, the ability to do this safely can be difficult. Medical detox can help ease suffering for those going through withdrawal. When you withdraw from drugs and alcohol, you can experience symptoms that can be mild or serious. For some patients, detoxification can cause serious health issues that can be grave.

You can find quality medical services to help with the detoxification process at Future Now Detox. Our medical professionals are experienced in methods proven to help you through this challenging time. When you receive detoxification treatment from Future Now Detox, you can rest assured that they will protect your health and safety.

They know seeking help can be a difficult decision. If you have any questions about how detoxification works at their facilities, they would be happy to answer them.

Best practices for a successful drug detox

The best practices for any successful drug detox include medical assistance and behavioral therapies. With medical detox treatment, patients can safely detoxify in a controlled environment. Behavioural therapies support a future of sobriety. These therapies will help the patient discover what led them to their addiction so they can address these issues.

Drug detox treatment programes

Drugs can create fundamental physical and mental changes in the human body. As different drugs affect the body in different ways, withdrawal symptoms vary. Future Now understands these differences and challenges.

A few of the most common substances that can require medical intervention during detox are listed below:

Benzos

Benzos, or benzodiazepines, are a specific type of prescription medication. These drugs are intended to treat real medical issues such as anxiety, panic disorders, seizures, and epilepsy. Benzodiazepines can be highly effective in medically treating these disorders. Unfortunately, these drugs also have a propensity to be abused by the patient.

Over several years, the death rate that has been linked to the use of benzos has skyrocketed. Nearly 10,000 people died from benzodiazepines in 2015. What’s more, benzo addiction can cause severe health damage, including chronic pain, permanent brain damage, and sleep issues. It is very hard for anyone suffering from addiction to quit using benzodiazepines on their own, but with professional help, it can be managed.

Withdrawal can include many difficult symptoms. Some of the symptoms associated with benzo detoxification are nausea, sleeplessness, vomiting, and physical body pain. Medical detox helps to alleviate these symptoms and keep the patient safe.

Heroin and opioids

Two substances that are extremely hard to quit on your own are heroin and opioids. Some opioids are prescribed for necessary medical conditions and to alleviate pain. But these drugs can also be abused.

Many patients who suffer from opioid addiction will turn to street sources of heroin when they can no longer obtain their prescription.

The withdrawals from these substances can be pretty severe. Those going through withdrawal from these substances feel that they are near death. The excruciating symptoms can include nausea, fever, muscle aches, and hallucinations. These symptoms can be life-threatening. Medical detox can help alleviate these symptoms, while also helping the patient to adhere to the treatment.

Cocaine

Cocaine has a profound impact on the central nervous system. When you use substances like cocaine, it can cause your brain activity levels to increase. It is also detrimental to your health, causing many issues. Cocaine has been shown to cause heart attacks, strokes, and seizures. Any of these reactions can lead to the death of a person suffering from addiction.

When quitting cocaine use, you can experience uncomfortable and sometimes severe withdrawal symptoms. The symptoms generally observed with cocaine withdrawal include paranoia, chills, anxiety, tremors, irritability, and heart palpitations. To successfully get through these challenging symptoms, medical detoxification is essential.

Meth

Meth is a commonly used term for the stimulant methamphetamine. Meth can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening to users. Many patients addicted to meth become addicted the first time they use the substance.

Meth is highly addictive – both physically and mentally. As the patient continues through meth addiction, the drug can create fundamental chemical changes in the brain and body with prolonged use. Methamphetamine can be especially difficult and dangerous to attempt to quit on your own.

At Future Now, they want to make your detoxification process more manageable. Therefore, they use state-of-the-art treatment options that include nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide/brain restoration plus (NAD/BR+). These treatments help restore the body and brain to their normal state.

Methadone

Some treatments used to help addiction can also cause addiction and withdrawal. Methadone is often given to patients who want to get off opioid drugs. Even though it can be a good treatment option, methadone, too, can cause addiction.

Methadone can severely impact both the brain and body of those suffering from addiction. Since the impacts can be serious and health-threatening, those who suffer from methadone addiction must undergo medical detoxification treatments.

Methadone withdrawal can cause many similar symptoms to withdrawal from heroin and opioids. These symptoms can include sweating, anxiety, vomiting, nausea, and severe cramps. Future Now Detox is able to treat these symptoms with NAD/BR+ treatment.

Xanax

Xanax or the generic version, alprazolam, is a prescribed medication that helps to treat panic disorders and anxiety. Patients often find the pills work well to improve their symptoms. But, due to the effects of the drug, it is easy to get addicted.

Xanax addiction is a challenging problem to overcome. Many users who attempt to quit describe the withdrawal symptoms as feeling as if they were about to die. Xanax withdrawal can be severe. Some of the effects of withdrawal include depression, trouble sleeping, anxiety, nausea, shaking, and vomiting. Medical detoxification works best for patients who are going through withdrawal from Xanax.

Oxycodone

Oxycodone (or ‘oxy’) use has been rising in the United States for several years. It is used as an effective painkiller. The drug is made from poppies and is chemically comparable to heroin.

In 2015, oxycodone was to blame for 50,000 US deaths. Similar to other opioid drugs, oxy creates changes in the human brain. Those changes can make it much harder to stop using without assistance.

For the patient’s safety, it is necessary to seek medical detoxification. For effective treatment options and help getting through uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms, patients can check into Future Now Detox.

Therapies offered at Future Now

Their therapists and medical professionals are trained to both treat the physical symptoms of withdrawal and help you understand its root cause. Future Now provides a variety of services to help patients improve their outlook. These include:

  • Group therapy programmes
  • Art therapy for relaxation
  • Meditation classes
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • NAD/BR+ treatment
  • Mental health services

Their multifaceted approach includes medical and holistic treatments. In addition, they teach their patients skills they can carry into their future to prevent relapse.

Future Now specialises in prescription drug addiction treatment. They will help you learn the skills you need to overcome life’s challenges and ensure long-term recovery.

They would be happy to answer any questions you may have, so reach out today. Their trained staff members will help you to start your journey of recovery.

About Future Now Detox

Future Now Detox is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to changing their patients’ futures. They help patients with medical detoxification, mental health services, and goal-setting to ensure that the patient has the tools to stay clean.

Their staff cares about the success of our patients. They demonstrate pride in our work and show patients how to live their lives being vigilant, driven, compassionate, and impactful on the world around them.

The staff at Future Now is trained in fighting addiction and they understand how drugs can impact the mind and body of their patients. They combine several holistic treatments and multifaceted medical interventions to help their patients to achieve ongoing sobriety. Their goal is to help you begin a life-long change in the right direction.

Reach out today

Patients ready to seek help can find it at Future Now Detox. Their medical staff is ready to provide you with the support you need to manage detoxification safely. They want to be there for you during your recovery journey.

Don’t try to go through it alone. It can be unsafe to attempt to detoxify from addictive drugs by yourself. Instead, allow their medical professionals to support you in your journey and watch over your safety and health.

Have questions about their services or how detoxification works? They would love to hear from you. Reach out today, and they’d be happy to answer your questions and begin the admissions process for you.


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