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Drug Detox

What Is Drug Detox?

When a teen decides to get sober, they must go through the process of detoxification, also known as “detox.” The body can detox from drugs naturally, however because addiction rewires the brain’s pleasure center, it can be difficult for teens to detox and get sober on their own. When they attempt to do so, they may feel physically ill, psychologically distressed or both in a process called withdrawal.

Some symptoms of withdrawal include:

  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Jerking muscles
  • Watery eyes
  • Diarrhea

What Is Teen Drug Detox Like?

Detoxing from drugs is typically the first step in drug rehab. Detox can take place at a detox center, hospital or in a rehab facility, such as Next Generation Village.

Typically, detox programs use a combination of techniques, including:

  • Medically supervised detox that involves conventional medications, like antidepressants or sleeping aids
  • Soothing environments, including cool rooms for sleeping
  • Talk therapy and drug education

Get Drug Detox Treatment for Your Teen

Next Generation Village is committed to providing the best teen drug rehab in Florida and across the country. We believe in providing specialized teen rehab treatment plans. To accomplish this, we tailor your teen’s care to their specific needs. Detox at Next Generation Village involves careful supervision to ensure your teen’s discomfort from withdrawal is limited, using medications when medically appropriate and therapy to help them get through the drug or alcohol detoxification process. Our Florida-based drug rehab center is fully-equipped with expert staff and the comforts of home to help your teen overcome addiction.

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