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Medical Detox

What detox will not involve at ARC: sweating it out alone, with pain or isolation.

Detoxification, also called “Detox” or withdrawal therapy, has one concrete goal: to enable you to stop taking an addicting drug as safely as possible. For some, it is possible to undergo withdrawal therapy as an outpatient – this is decided case-by-case. Others may need admission to one of our centers based upon their symptoms. Withdrawal is different based on each kind of drug, due to the different ways they affect the body. Thus, the side effects and requires different approaches. Detox may involve gradually reducing the dose of the drug or temporarily substituting other substances, such as methadone, buprenorphine, or a combination of buprenorphine and nalaxone.