The Ho Tai Way Detox Program

At The Ho Tai Way Costa Mesa CA, the first step to recovery is detox--helping your body clear out the drugs and/or alcohol and beginning those first stages of withdrawal.

The withdrawal days can also increase depending on the length, amount, and frequency of use. Many people coming to rehab are addicted to more than one drug which makes withdrawals intense and in some cases last longer.

The detox process will look different for each resident, but here is a rough guideline:

  • Cocaine withdrawal often shows up as depression and restlessness that lasts 7-10 days.
  • Alcohol withdrawal can last anywhere from a few days to several weeks and can include nausea, tremors, and even seizures.
  • Heroin and opiate withdrawal usually shows as flu-like symptoms that last for approximately 5-7 days.
  • Benzodiazepines withdrawal will show as increased anxiety and can be accompanied by seizures. Xanax, Librium, and Valium are examples of Benzodiazepines. Withdrawal can last for weeks or even months.
  • Methamphetamine users experience fatigue, debilitating depression, and lack of appetite as withdrawal kicks in. The entire withdrawal period can take months, but we can help you through the original phase and give you the tools to deal with the secondary stages of depression.
  • Prescription drugs such as Vicodin, Oxycodone, and Hydrocodone. These are opiates that are frequently prescribed for pain relief. Withdrawal symptoms tend to peak at about 3-4 days and last 7-8 days and typically feel like intense flu symptoms.

Seizures, tremors, anxiety...that’s why it’s a good idea to get support while detoxing. At this point, we walk with you through the drug detox process and help you manage your symptoms. Our alcohol detox program will strive to make this period in your recovery easier and safer so that you can move toward the next stage--healing.

The ProcessDetoxing at The Ho Tai Way Costa Mesa, CA

When you are admitted into the drug detox program in Costa Mesa CA, you ’ll have an appointment with our physician to make sure you are medically supported through your detox process and if medication is necessary to help you through this phase, it will be prescribed for you.

While you’re detoxing, you’re not ready to begin classes or engage the curriculum. While we’re waiting together, we’ll focus on:

  • Completing your American Society of Addiction Medicine Assessment
  • Conduct your bio-psycho-social profile
  • Making sure you’re physically comfortable
  • Beginning neurofeedback treatment
  • Starting initial one-on-one sessions
  • Planning the next stages of your treatment plan
  • NAD IV Infusion - Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD) is a metabolic co-enzyme and is charged with the important job of structuring, repairing, and remodeling every cell in the body. It helps with cravings, mood, fatigue and much more.

The Goal of Alcohol Detox Costa Mesa, CA

In order to begin your recovery work, you need to be alert, aware, and no longer under the immediate influence of alcohol or drugs.

Once your head is more clear, you’ll be able to start envisioning the future again. Understanding your role in your history and also the power you have in how you move forward.

You’ll feel more like yourself. With our Costa Mesa alcohol detox program we will be able to begin the recovery process together.

It’s Time to Start Your Recovery

Call us at (714) 581-3974 or contact us to begin your recovery journey at The Ho Tai Way-A School for Recovery. We’re ready to begin it with you.

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