Drug Detoxification (Detox)
Detoxification is the process of removing toxins from the body, which the body has become dependent on these substances. Along with alcohol, many chemical substances that can be abused create a physical dependence within the body. Abuse of substances such as alcohol, opioids, barbiturates and other various prescription pain medications may require individual to enter a detoxification center prior to participating in a recovery program. The physical withdrawal symptoms must be addressed prior to the psychological issues.