Detox: Expectations vs. Reality

Detox Expectations vs. Reality - TransformationCare

If you’ve been using drugs and alcohol, you probably know that you can’t always trust the voice in your head.

That’s the one that tells you no one noticed you were high at dinner. Or that no one cares that you called out from work six times last month. It’s also the voice, when you think about quitting, that says, “Detox is hell, and it’s just not worth it.” That’s not true. And neither are lots of other things you might be thinking about the detox process.

First: You might be thinking that detox sucks, but there are ways to make it easier.

When you choose a detox facility like Transformations Care, staff will monitor you 24-7 to make sure you’re safe. They’ll also keep a close eye on your withdrawal symptoms and do whatever they can to help ease those pains—including prescribing medication.

Second: Detox doesn’t mean you have to roll around on a bed in agony for days.

At Transformations Care, we have TVs and Xboxes in every room, plus comfortable outdoor areas to get air and sun. As your symptoms go down, you might even grab a guitar off the wall for a jam session. 

Third: Detox works…. if you work it.

Quitting drugs and alcohol doesn’t “cure” you. It gets you ready to do the real work that will heal your mind, body and spirit, and keep you in recovery for the long term. Our team will help you figure out how to do that once detox ends, such as staying on for residential treatment, and possibly transitioning to a sober living and IOP. We also participate with you in three always changing and exciting outings a week after detox during residential treatment.

You might think that detox is just a tough couple of days, but in reality, when you make the decision and then take the action that will totally transform your life.

For stories of transformation in recovery, check out our podcast.

And then, contact our team to learn more.

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Getting Clean & Sober at Home

Today, more than 75% of hospitals and healthcare providers offer access to telehealth treatment, with 29 states having gone so far as to enact telehealth parity laws, which force insurance companies to reimburse patients for telehealth at the same rates as they would for in-person treatment.
 
 If you’ve been thinking about getting clean and sober, or if you’ve been wanting to work on and strengthen the recovery you already have, it’s never been easier to do it through telehealth.