Detox Specialist

Satori Recovery Center

Addiction Treatment Centers & Dual Diagnosis Treatments located in Laguna Beach, CA

At Satori Recovery Center in Laguna Beach, California, detoxification is one of the first steps patients take to address addiction. The addiction treatment center provides medically-supervised detox, helping patients detox as safely and comfortably as possible. Satori Recovery Center provides individualized care to help patients establish long term recovery. To learn more about what you or a loved one can expect during detox, call the center or book an appointment online today.

Detox Q & A

What is detoxification?

Detoxification is the process of abstaining from drugs or alcohol to address addiction. Withdrawing from these substances is often the most uncomfortable part of recovery, Detoxification is necessary to limit the harms and possibly reverse some of the damage caused by your addiction. Detoxing is essential to recovering from substances like alcohol, benzodiazepines, and opioids. 

Detox takes both a physical and emotional toll and can be difficult to cope with on your own. Satori Recovery Center provides around-the-clock medical monitoring and supervision in its residential program to ensure your safety during the detoxification process. There are many physical side effects of detoxing from drugs or alcohol. These include:

  • Shaking
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle aches

The team at Satori Recovery Center is there to support you during your detox and provide medical intervention when necessary. In addition to the physical effects of detoxing, abstaining from drugs or alcohol can also cause a number of emotional side effects. It's common for patients to experience heightened or overwhelming emotions during detox. To help you cope with these feelings, the center provides individual and group therapies. 

What does medically-supervised detox include?

A medically-supervised detox is a detox performed with a focus on the symptoms of withdrawal. With medically-supervised detox, patients receive full medical and psychological support. The Satori Recovery Center team does its best to promote a comfortable detox. Medically-supervised detox includes several elements to address the symptoms of withdrawal, including:

  • Health monitoring 
  • Pharmaceutical therapies
  • Talking therapies  

The center uses a variety of medications to support the detox process:

  • Anti-anxiety medications
  • Buprenorphine 
  • Naloxone
  • Suboxone┬«
  • Methadone
  • Naltrexone (Vivitrol┬«)
  • Disulfiram
  • Acamprosate
  • Bupropion
  • Rehydration therapies

Medications can be used to address withdrawal symptoms associated with opioids, alcohol, and meth. The center also utilizes CBD in addiction recovery programs.

Satori Recovery Center provides medically-supervised detox in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The center also offers holistic detox programs for patients looking for a natural alternative to pharmaceutical support.

What should I expect during detox?

At Satori Recovery Center, your detox begins with a thorough medical evaluation. The evaluation identifies any harms caused by your addiction and helps create your unique treatment and monitoring plan. Your evaluation includes:

  • Blood test
  • Psychological assessment
  • Stabilization evaluation
  • Risk assessment

The team also evaluates you for co-occurring conditions that are specific to your addiction. Detoxing is an essential part of the recovery process. To schedule a visit for you or a loved one, book an appointment by phone or online today at Satori Recovery Center.