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Drug Detox Greensboro, NC

Drug Detox , Drug Rehab Alexa Iocco | September 29, 2021

Drug Detox Greensboro, NC

Drug Detox Programs for Greensboro Residents

Drug detox is an important step in any rehabilitation process for several reasons, like:

  • You will be able to move through treatment and take in new information with a clear head
  • You will be able to focus better without worrying about when you can next use the drug
  • You will be able to begin healing your body and undoing the damage that has been done

Addiction Treatment that
Just Works

Individualized treatment programs delivered in a comfortable, relaxed setting promote healing in your recovery journey.

At Resurgence drug detox, we offer residents of Greensboro a medical drug detox program that can get you through your detox as safely as possible, without your needing to suffer from painful withdrawal symptoms. Prescription medications can be administered alongside counseling and dual diagnosis treatments for mental illness if needed, so you can work on getting to the root of your addiction and healing physically, mentally, and spiritually.

What is Drug Detox?

Drug detox is the process you go through as you carefully wean off the drugs you are addicted to. When you are addicted to drugs, your brain and body become accustomed to the drug and stop producing important chemicals. When you stop using the substance, it takes days to weeks for your body to adjust and will cause bodily processes to produce withdrawal symptoms.

Who Can Benefit from Professional Drug Detox?

Anybody with a physical dependence on any substance can benefit from a professional drug detox. It is better to ensure you remain safe as you detox than to risk relapsing, pain, and even your life by trying to do it alone.

Xanax Detox

Xanax is a central nervous center depressant, which produces a calming effect on the body and minimizes anxiety and panic. When you stop taking Xanax, your body will need time to adjust to the sudden increase in stress.  Withdrawal symptoms begin quickly, and peak within 4 days. Withdrawal symptoms may include:

  • Panic and anxiety
  • Sweating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches and body pain
  • Paranoia
  • insomnia
  • Heart palpitations
  • Blurred vision
  • Seizures

As some of these symptoms can escalate to dangerous levels, it is recommended to use a medical detox program if you want to stop taking Xanax, followed by an inpatient and outpatient rehab program.

Addiction Treatment that
Just Works

Individualized treatment programs delivered in a comfortable, relaxed setting promote healing in your recovery journey.

Oxycodone Detox

Oxycodone is a highly addictive opioid drug. It produces a euphoric effect by attaching to opioid receptors in the brain to prevent it from receiving pain messages. Physical withdrawal symptoms from oxycodone and other opioids may include:

  • Body aches
  • Watery eyes and a runny nose
  • Insomnia, frequent yawning
  • Anxiety/restlessness
  • Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramping
  • Rapid heartbeat and high blood pressure
  • Dilated pupils and blurry vision

These symptoms are intense and include unavoidable drug cravings that, without help, will likely cause you to relapse, even weeks after your detox is over. Because of the danger of relapsing and the possibility of withdrawal symptoms becoming dangerous, it is recommended to detox from oxycodone in a professional medical environment under 24-hour supervision and then continue with treatments through a full inpatient and long-term outpatient program.

Meth Detox

Meth is a highly addictive amphetamine drug that negatively affects the nervous system and provides a sense of euphoria in its users at first. Withdrawal symptoms from meth may include:

  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Severe depression and suicidal thoughts
  • Paranoia
  • Hallucinations
  • Insomnia
  • Confusion
  • Fever
  • Nausea, stomach pain
  • Tremors
  • Red, itchy eyes
  • Dehydration

These symptoms can become quite serious, making it extremely difficult to quit on your own without relapsing or putting yourself in danger. Medical detox will keep you safe and comfortable as the drugs leave your system. 

Withdrawal symptoms from meth can last for several weeks after your final use, especially if you had been injecting it, so after your physical detox period is over, it is strongly recommended to move immediately into rehab, with an extended aftercare program to keep you connected to sober support for the long-term.

Addiction Treatment that
Just Works

Individualized treatment programs delivered in a comfortable, relaxed setting promote healing in your recovery journey.

Reach Out to Get Help With Drug Detox Today

For drug detox for people living in Greensboro, contact Resurgence. We are a top-rated facility for drug detox because of:

  • Our caring and highly trained staff truly want to help you
  • Our integrated medical detox program that can be customized to suit your individual needs
  • Our dual diagnosis program take care of mental health issues at the same time as addiction
  • Our continuum of care will see you through detox, rehab, and out the other side, helping you integrate back into your normal life as a sober person

To learn more about drug detox and our rehab programs, contact us today. We are only a phone call away.


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