Top-Rated Drug Detox Program for Residents of Long Beach

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At Muse Treatment, we endeavor to make our clients comfortable beginning with their initial consultation and all throughout their care.  We know that any sort of medical treatment, including drug detox and rehab, can be stressful.  By creating a comfortable environment we know that our patients will be able to fully concentrate on their treatment. 

Drug detox and any other abuse or addiction treatment programs take commitment and dedication.  One of the reasons why we at Muse are a top-rated drug detox program for Long Beach residents is because we support our clients every step of the way.  

Drug detox is often the first of many stages for a person beginning their recovery.  If you are not familiar with the process and want to know more, our highly-trained counselors are always available to answer any questions.  Drug detox and rehab are highly personal undertakings and we know it may be hard to take the first step.  Don’t worry if you think you’re not ready to begin the rehabilitation process.  Call us and let us know how we can help you make a decision that’s right for you at the right time.  We will go through all of the details involved in entering drug detox and what the follow-up steps will most likely be. 

At Muse Treatment Center in Los Angeles, we offer fully customized treatment plans that take into account every aspect of a person’s life and how drugs or alcohol have impacted them.  We also understand that many people have underlying or associated conditions like depression or anxiety and we make sure those are addressed as well.  No one ever plans to need drug detox or rehab but making the decision to start a positive change in your life can be one of the most important you make.

What is Detox Like?

Drug detox is often the first step in a multi-phase process that is a person’s overall rehabilitation.  When a person begins residential drug detox, they start by having initial medical and psychiatric assessments.  Taking a full medical history allows our doctors and nurses to ensure that a person is receiving the best treatment possible. 

Most individuals who take part in supervised drug detox will be administered either over-the-counter or prescription medications, depending on the substance they have been abusing and the exact program they are in at Muse Treatment. This is another reason why all of a person’s medical details are important so that any allergies or pre-existing conditions are not negatively impacted.

The underlying idea of drug detox is that the person is no longer abusing any substance.  This causes reactions, both physical and psychological, referred to as withdrawal symptoms.  The most important reason for taking part in inpatient drug detox is so that withdrawal symptoms do not cause a person to relapse and start using again.  Being closely monitored by our medical and therapy staff allows our clients to be made as comfortable as possible during this sometimes tough first stage of recovery. 

Withdrawal symptoms can vary greatly depending on the substance or substances the patient has been abusing.  While most are not life-threatening, they can be impactful enough on a person’s mind and body that they would rather start using drugs again than continue with treatment.  This is where our outstanding staff at Muse Treatment helps our drug detox patients the most.  Even though drug detox is usually the shortest stage of a person’s treatment, we address anything that is going on with our clients in multiple ways.

First, a lot of people who abuse or have become addicted to drugs fail to maintain a proper diet.  Healthy meals and hydration may seem simple but they are an important part of drug detox.  A person’s body is reacting to no longer having the substance in their system and the foundation of a good diet can do a lot.  Second, sleep is when a person’s body has a chance to heal while doing nothing else so we make sure our guests feel comfortable and get plenty of rest.  Third, many people who become addicted to drugs are inactive.  Exercise and other physical activities as simple as daily walks can help a person during drug detox. 

How Long Does Detox Take?

Each person’s journey into recovery is different.  People become addicted to different drugs.  Individuals begin rehabilitation after months of abuse while others have been drinking or using drugs for years.  Many people have underlying conditions, either physical or psychological, that are going to impact how they progress during their treatment.  This uniqueness begins when someone enters drug detox. 

Typically drug detox ranges from a few days in mild cases to almost two weeks in more severe ones.  All of the aspects of a person’s relationship with substance abuse will affect how long they need to be in treatment.  For opioid users, there are also additional treatment protocols using prescription medications to wean patients slowly off of a drug that can take longer.  Regardless of how long it takes, completing drug detox is a major milestone for anyone undergoing substance abuse treatment.  Detox prepares a person for the next step in the evolution of their recovery.

Why Choose Muse for Drug Detox?

At Muse Treatment, we believe in a holistic approach to each of our patient’s care.  We know that drugs and alcohol can impact a person’s mind, body, and spirit.  We want to help them heal in every way we can.  That’s why we start by providing a safe, secure environment for our residential drug detox patients.  Being in a new environment is always going to be stressful and that’s why at Muse we pay attention to every detail to ensure our guests are as comfortable as possible.  When you choose Muse for drug detox you are opting to work with a team of professionals who will work tirelessly to make sure you continue to move forward in your recovery.

If you or a loved one are having any issues involving drugs or alcohol, call today and talk to one of our exceptional counselors.  We will explain all of the options we have available to you regarding drug detox or any other type of treatment you may need.

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