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What Happens During Alcohol Detox in Florida?

By: Rhea Rosier, Palm Partners Recovery Center

December 9th, 2011

During alcohol detox in Florida a lot of things are happening at once but all these things are necessary for you to get your life back.

There are steps when entering into a alcohol detox in Florida due to withdrawal symptoms. When a user first enters into a drug detox they will be given an evaluation by the clinicians. This is the first step in alcohol detox in Florida. The evaluation will go over what drugs and alcohol the user was involved with, how much of these drugs or alcohol the user was using, and how the user was going about using the drugs or drinking.  The evaluation will also include a drug test to acquire the level of toxins or drugs and alcohol in a user’s body. This will allow the clinicians to determine if medication is needed in the alcohol detox process. It will also allow the clinicians to be medically safe in the distribution of medication, if any medication at all is needed. Usually some kind of medication will be given during alcohol detox in Florida to help with the discomfort of any withdrawal symptoms. The clinicians will then go over a quick background and history with the user or client. This will allow the clinicians at the alcohol detox in Florida to determine if behavioral and psychological issues exist and if a dual diagnosis is appropriate. If the alcohol detox also deals with mental health issues this will allow the alcohol detox in Florida to give a user the appropriate medication to also help them deal with any kind of depression, anxiety, or trauma effectively.

The second step in a alcohol detox is stabilization of the client. Stabilization is a process which takes time. Stabilization at alcohol detox in Florida means that the client no longer is at risk of any health problems due to withdrawal symptoms, the drugs and alcohol have been removed, and the appropriate medication has been taken, prescribed or completed. How much time it takes a user to become stable during their stay at a alcohol detox in Florida varies depending on what kind of drugs or alcohol and how much of each the client was using. During this stabilization period in alcohol detox the client will be given the medication found appropriate or needed based on what drugs and alcohol they were using. This will give the client comfort during their alcohol detox stabilization period.

As the toxins begin to leave the client’s mind and body the clinicians will begin describing to them what to expect in the near future after alcohol detox in FL is complete. Recovery is a journey not a destination and the clinicians are there to emphasize what the client needs to do after alcohol detox in Florida so they never have to experience the pain and discomfort of withdrawal symptoms again. Once the stabilization period of alcohol detox has ended the client is now safely and medically detoxed. This means that they no longer need the medication to stabilize them during drug detox, no longer have any health risks and are healthy enough to continue on. All the drugs and alcohol have been physically removed. After this point a more long term treatment that is focused on mental, behavioral and psychological problems is recommended.

Alcohol Detox in Florida will not keep you sober it will only get you started on the journey that is recovery so make sure to seriously think about what your plans will be after the alcohol detox in FL is complete.

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