The Drug Detox Center helps the addicted person to come out of that habit.
The first step involved in recovering an addicted person is Detox; it is a long term recovery program which might take some 6 to 14 days or even more depending upon the condition of the addict. The detox centers present inside the hospitals for inpatient treatment and even residential treatment centers are available. The detox centers mainly concentrate on 3 models for this recovery purpose. The 3 models used are medical, social and rapid detox models. Let us see in detail how these models help in recovery.
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* The Medical Detox Model is for those who are severely addicted to substances and the addict have a really bad health condition.
Few of them might be having some health disorders or they might be prescribed to approach medical treatments. For this kind of person, a medical model is the best one. The Medical Detox Model is done under reputed physicians and medical staffs. This method is apt for people who have severe urge towards the consumption of alcohols and drugs. Some people are addicted to illegal drugs and few are addicted to legal drugs or “prescription drugs” that normally are prescribed by the physician.
The Medical Detox Model is required for both legal and illegal drugs. Medication is the best method that is being taught by the medical staff which helps in reducing the pain and the discomfort that is caused by non-usage of the drug. It helps in removing effects like vomiting, body pain and tremors. It also helps in bringing the toxic substances from the body. Methadone and Naltrexone are few medications that are used in detox methods and the various treatments that follow.
*Social Detox Method is the best for people who are just addicted to the consumption of drug and alcohol.
These people do not have high dependency on alcohol or drugs and also do not possess a long history of dependency on drugs. They can be treated with out the usage of detox drugs that are normally used in the case of medical method. This social model does not support any physicians or medical staffs, it believes in a healthy and supportive environment with people who are positive minded and who can suggest various ideas in getting out of the habit.
* The Rapid Detox Model is especially for those who are in extreme conditions.
Special medications are needed for them and they require extremely talented physicians and medical staffs for their treatment.
It is best to look into different facilities and find more information about which one would offer the best treatment and recovery program for yourself, your friend or your love one.