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a group participates in drug detox floridaMany people find they have become chemically dependent after taking doctor-recommended amounts of prescription drugs. By the time people realize they are addicted, it is usually too late for them to quit on their own. Detoxification (detox) is the process that occurs when drugs or alcohol leave the body. Recovering from heavy use of dangerous drugs like fentanyl, heroin, Vicodin, Percocet, and cocaine begins with detoxification. The physical dependence on certain drugs can impair normal brain functioning and cause complications and severe discomfort. To correct these issues and begin the journey to sobriety, it is essential to break the active cycle of dependence. Call 855.494.0357 to find out more about Harmony Hills‘ medically assisted drug detox program.

Symptoms of Opiate Withdrawal

When the brain of a drug-dependent person stops receiving the accustomed amount of drugs or alcohol, that individual may begin to develop symptoms associated with withdrawal. Many of these symptoms are often uncomfortable, and in some cases, dangerous. This is especially true in the case of prescription opioids and opiate addiction. Prescription opioid painkillers are extremely effective because of their potency. Unfortunately, this means a person can follow their doctor’s instructions and still become addicted. Symptoms of withdrawal begin to manifest when the body is no longer receiving the opioids it is dependent upon or not receiving them in a high enough dosage. While each person’s experience with addiction will differ, there are some common opioid and opiate withdrawal symptoms.

Harmony Hills can provide the ideal environment to detox from opioids, fentanyl, heroin, meth, Adderall, and other drugs if your drug use has gotten out of control. Detox center programs are the first step toward taking your life back from the following symptoms of opioid withdrawal:

  • Pain
  • Sleep problems
  • Chills
  • Digestive problems
  • Changes in appetite
  • Extreme anxiety
  • Suicidal thoughts

All of these symptoms don’t need to be present for someone to be addicted or experience withdrawal. Someone may only experience a few of these symptoms. Likewise, the intensity or duration of each symptom will vary from person to person.

Have I Developed an Addiction to Stimulants?

Stimulants have been shown to reduce tiredness, carelessness, and appetite, but they can be extremely dangerous. The highly addictive nature of most stimulants has brought national attention to the hazardous consequences of stimulant addiction. Withdrawal in a non-medical setting often includes the following:

  • Relapse
  • Extreme anxiety
  • Dreams of using
  • Claustrophobia
  • Cravings
  • Impaired memory
  • Irritability
  • Extreme fatigue

Detoxing at an alcohol detox center in Florida without assistance often results in relapse. The cravings, paranoia, lethargy, and mood swings associated with heavy drug use make it extremely difficult to stop using some drugs. Some people can limit their drug use, but anyone can become dependent on addictive drugs depending on their stress, circumstances, and access. Drug addiction can cause serious problems in every aspect of your life. Consequences of frequent use include:

  • Family problems
  • Unemployment
  • Legal trouble
  • Difficulty completing academic requirements
  • Violent behavior
  • Severe depression
  • Hallucinations
  • Neglecting the people you care about
  • Extreme panic about minor hardships
  • Neglecting responsibilities
  • Relationship problems
  • Financial hardships
  • Persistent conflicts with others

Safely Overcoming Addiction

Addiction is complicated because some drugs make people feel productive and enlightened while they’re using when, in reality, they are leading a lonely, unhealthy lifestyle. Continuing to use addictive drugs at higher and higher doses to feel “okay” signifies that you have developed a chemical dependence and need a drug detox center.

Chemical dependency is a health issue, not a willpower problem. People who become chemically dependent understand–more than anyone else–the consequences of their addictions. Being unable to stop using a dangerous drug is a sign that you need help. If your attempts to cut back have proven unsuccessful alone, a medical detox program can make withdrawal bearable. Steadily increasing the use of mind-altering chemicals results in addiction, regardless of whether a doctor prescribed the medication.

Thus, it’s vital to find the right addiction treatment program to help heal and make a recovery lasting. Here at Harmony Hills, we offer extensive substance abuse treatment programs after detoxing, such as:

Getting the Best Medical Detox

The more addictive drugs you consume, the more your body will need to feel “okay.” Feeling normal becomes more and more difficult as your personality, social network, and finances become consumed by drugs. Detoxing from fentanyl, benzos, and cocaine often causes people to become abusive toward their families, friends, significant others, colleagues, and neighbors.

Whether you suffer from substance abuse, are concerned that you might be chemically dependent, or need a break from an unhealthy lifestyle, Harmony Hills offers Florida’s best detox amenities and medically assisted detox programs. We offer the most extensive list of medical detox services in central Florida, including:

  • IV therapies
  • Substance abuse detox
  • Minute-by-minute customization
  • Patient comfort and discretion
  • Privacy and discretion

Discover Safe Medical Detox at Harmony Hills

Completing the detox process in a discrete, respectful, comfortable, friendly environment is an essential first step. Contact Harmony Hills at 855.494.0357 today to get more information about medically assisted detox.