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How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

Detox is a great step toward recovery, but it does not constitute complete treatment. In the year 2012, only 10% of addicts were estimated to be treated medically for their condition, which means that addiction did not receive the medical attention that it needed for people to get clean from drugs. However, if you understand the process of rehab and how detox begins long-term recovery, then you may feel encouraged...

What Is Detox?

Everyone who enters an addiction rehab facility will undergo an evaluation before detox occurs. You will be tested to see which prescription drugs you are addicted to and what withdrawal symptoms will potentially arise. An overall health assessment will determine how much physical support you will need during the detox process. Any mental health concerns like depression or anxiety will be identified and addressed...