Medical Detox

Withdrawing from drugs and alcohol on your own can be extremely difficult and dangerous due to cravings and life-threatening symptoms like heart palpitations and seizures. Medical drug detox at ARC helps to effectively withdraw from substances with a lowered risk for complications. Our detox treatments are available in inpatient, and can be tailored to help you or a loved one safely overcome drug and alcohol dependence.

A medical drug detox may be ideal for you if you’ve tried quitting drugs and alcohol cold turkey in the past without success, or you want to lessen any pain and discomfort caused by withdrawal symptoms. Medical detox treatments are available at many drug and alcohol rehab centers.

Benefits of a medical detox at Arizona Rehab Campus:

  • Receiving 24/7 medical care and support.
  • Using medications that eliminate or reduce withdrawal symptoms.
  • Facing a reduced risk for relapse, overdose, and death.
  • Recovering without having to juggle responsibilities related to work, school, and family.
  • Improving your physical and mental health.

How Long Does a Medical Detox Last?

A medical detox can last anywhere between 3 and 7 days based on factors such as the severity and lifespan of the addiction, and whether the person suffers from any co-occurring mental health disorders like depression. Withdrawal symptoms normally begin within the first 24 to 48 hours and peak between days three and five before gradually dissipating. In some instances, medications may be used long term to manage withdrawal symptoms, such as methadone maintenance therapy for opioid addiction.