Orange County Detox Center

Do I need Medically-Assisted Detox?

Medically-assisted detox is the first important step in recovery from addiction. But it needs to be followed with an appropriate rehabilitation program. Asana Recovery can provide you or your loved one with both. Call (949) 763-3440 today and speak to a member of our team now or fill out a free insurance verification form. Safe and secure environment.

  • Supervision by consulting physicians Throughout detox
  • Testing and continuous screening
  • 24-hour monitoring by trained and experienced staff
  • Evidence-based withdrawal symptom care
  • Medication to support detox

 

The most important step is the first one. Contact Asana Recovery today to find out about the treatment options that are available and find the one that is best for you.

What Is Detox?

The first, and most critical step in overcoming substance addiction is the detoxification process. Detoxication, or detox, is the first step to becoming sober and is a critical element of recovery in our Orange County detox facility. Detox is not a form of rehab itself but is very important as the initial phase in any client’s treatment plan. It is the period when all forms of drug or alcohol consumption stop, and the body rids itself of these substances.

During this time, an individual will likely experience withdrawal symptoms, which may include mild to severe physical and psychological effects. For some “users” detox can be a serious and dangerous period, which is why it is important to control the withdrawal process. Only experienced professionals monitor and assist with detoxication in a safe and well-equipped environment. It is important to understand that the detox process alone will not be enough to stop long term substance abuse.

Medically-assisted detox is only the first step toward long term recovery. Many “users” have attempted to quit using on their own and been driven back to substance abuse by the withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms are unpleasant and can even be painful, but they signal the beginning of a healthier and happier life on the other side of substance abuse. The trained staff at our Orange County detox facility can assist you in managing the symptoms of withdrawal and provide effective coping mechanisms to minimize the amount of pain and discomfort you feel.

What To Expect During The Detox Process

Once you make the important decision to fight against your substance addiction and call our trained staff, the intake process begins. During your initial call, our compassionate staff will discuss your situation and determine how best to proceed with your treatment. After the screening process and once the decision is made to bring the client into our Costa Mesa detox center, the medical team will complete an exam to determine and predict what might be needed during the detox process. This can include blood work, review of the client’s medical history and other tests to check their physical and mental health. The team will also provide for any needed detox support, which may include the use of medication to manage and ease withdrawal symptoms.

Sometimes an individual will need more assistance through the detox process. When an individual stops using drugs or alcohol, their body (and mind) will go through a withdrawal process – a period when the body reacts to the removal of the substance/s that it has become accustomed or adapted to. Simply put, the body has become dependent on the substance. In general, when a person has become dependent (needs to use in order to feel “normal”), chances are pretty good that detoxication is needed. Assisted detox is a process where a trained team oversees a person’s detox in a licensed facility, administers appropriate medication and provides 24-hour monitoring of the individual.

The withdrawal symptoms of detox can last for days or weeks, depending on the substance involved, and can be dangerous or even life-threatening. Assisted detoxication is always advised if an individual’s safety may be in question during the detox period. This can be determined by doing a thorough medical history and examination. Detox is also recommended if the symptoms of withdrawal are so severe that a person is driven to keep using to alleviate the pain or severity of withdrawal symptoms.

Symptoms During Medically-Assisted Detox Could Include:

  • Headache or body aches
  • Insomnia or problems with sleep
  • Anxiety or nervousness
  • Depression and suicidal tendencies
  • Insomnia or sleep problems
  • Shakiness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Erratic blood pressure
  • Heart palpitations
  • Seizures
  • Hallucinations
  • Delirium tremens (DTs)

Will Treatment Be Covered By My Insurance?

Our facility accepts most insurance plans, but it is always best to contact us to find out what your specific health plan covers and what is required. Health insurance can be confusing, and when you are struggling with addiction, it can be doubly hard to navigate the insurance labyrinth. We have admission counselors available to assist you with determining what insurance and payment options are available to you.

We can check your insurance policy within an hour to see if your policy has the correct benefits. 

The First Step Is The Most Important Step

Studies have shown that the longer an individual stays in treatment, the more successful their long term recovery will be. Desire to change can start the recovery process, but education and therapy are what will sustain your recovery far into the future. The Orange County treatment center and medically-assisted detox provides programs and support for all stages of your recovery, from the beginning detox process, to therapy and education in residential treatment, all the way through resuming your daily life with outpatient treatment. This journey begins with a single step.

Contact Asana Recovery for help with selecting a detox program that is right for you or a loved one.  We are happy to provide a no-cost, no-obligation consultation with one of our experienced advisors. Call now at 949-763-3440.