Drug Alcohol Detox and Rehab Center - Malibu Horizon

alcohol drug detox and rehab centerWhile drug detox and rehab sound very similar, they can often mean two entirely different things. Drug detox is commonly referred to as the process of detoxify drug toxins from the body whereas drug rehabilitation is the term for the clinical and psychotherapeutic treatment for an addiction to drugs or alcohol. While many drug rehab centers offer some type of drug detox program, drug detox in itself is usually not enough to break a stubborn and powerful drug or alcohol addiction. This is because drug detox only deals with the symptoms of a drug addiction and not the underlying factors and causes behind it.

Detox is short for the term detoxification and is the process of cleaning out the body of any drug or alcohol toxins, as well as handling the side effects of drug or alcohol withdrawal. Because the severity of withdrawal symptoms can vary from patient to patient, some may need only a few days of detox therapy, while others may need a few weeks, or even longer. While most substance withdrawal symptoms are not life-threatening, they can be dangerous to an individual who is already in a poor state of health. However, for individuals who have severe alcohol or benzodiazepine addictions, withdrawal symptoms can lead to fatal complications and it is important that you seek out professional detox help when weaning yourself off of these substances.

Drug rehab is often the next step of therapy after the drug detox program has been completed. Drug rehab is different than drug detox because drug rehab focuses on the deeper, psychological issues behind a drug addiction, whereas drug detox only deals with the physical symptoms of a drug addiction. Because it is virtually impossible for someone suffering from severe withdrawal pain to properly receive drug addiction counseling and therapy, drug detox is always the first step in any rehabilitation program. However, many people often confuse drug detox with drug treatment, and then don’t understand why they’re suffering relapse after relapse

For someone to completely recover from a drug or alcohol addiction it is vital that they have a program that deals both with the physical and psychological symptoms behind a drug addiction. This includes not only detox, but behavioral and cognitive therapy, group counseling, drug counseling, addiction education, dual diagnosis therapy, just to name a few. Without effectively treating these underlying symptoms as well, the individual is bound to repeat the same cycle of drug abuse over and over.


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Drug Alcohol Detox Withdrawal Rehab Treatment Services

alcohol drug rehab treatment center facilitiesMalibu Horizon specializes in the process known as "detox", supervised by our consulting physician. Detoxification is the process of managing the effects resulting from stopping alcohol and/or substance use. Detoxification is the first step in our recovery programs. When a drug addict or alcoholic stops abusing, withdrawal begins. Detox is the managing of the withdrawal symptoms. Abruptly stopping drug and or alcohol use can trigger a variety of symptoms and effects. It can create significant cravings to drink or use drugs. At this point in the process, it's critical that certain steps are taken to move an individual to the next stage of healing. Through our proven system, we know how to do this effectively regardless of the level of abuse. Detox generally lasts between 3 to 10 days, depending on the individual's case history and physical condition.



Meet Dr. Mohammad - Detox Expert & Board Certified Addictionologist

Dr. Mohammad M.D. founder of Malibu HorizonAt Malibu Horizon, detoxification from alcohol or drugs is a comfortable and positive experience. Quite simply, we provide the best detox treatment in the country, in a great environment. Drug alcohol detox and withdrawal is a clinical process which should always be done under close supervision. Learning how to live a clean and sober lifestyle can be challenging for anyone. For thousands of people, coping with life without resorting to alcohol and/or drugs is not easy. In order to make it through, quality treatment is required. Malibu Horizon is one of the foremost treatment centers in the world. Why is our program so well regarded? We provide better care, more therapy and individualized treatment to all of our residents. We treat the root cause of drug and alcohol use and help our residents to see their true and life affirming potential. more about Dr. Mohammad


Drug Alcohol Detox and Rehab Withdrawal Services

By creating a very comfortable and relaxing environment, Malibu Horizon has elevated the detox process to a new level of ease and comfort. Our staff cares about each one of our clients and does everything possible to make sure they are safe, secure, relaxed, happy and comfortable. Through our many years of professional experience, Malibu Horizon knows what it takes to eliminate drugs or alcohol from a person's life.



Suboxone Detox and Rehab for Prescription Medication Withdrawal

detox and rehabilitationSuboxone is a highly effective medication that we could recommend by our consulting MD, to help reduce opiate addiction. Suboxone also helps ease any withdrawal symptoms and side effects. Suboxone is a medication containing buprenorphine and naloxone, combined in a single tablet. Buprenorphine which has been used successfully as a treatment for heroin addiction--works by acting on the brain's opiate receptors to relieve withdrawal and cravings without prompting the same intense high or dangerous side effects as other opioids. When combined with naloxone, buprenorphine's abuse potential is further limited because people who try to inject it experience severe withdrawal symptoms. However, when Suboxone is taken orally, as prescribed, these adverse effects do not occur.


Drug Alcohol Detox and Rehab Treatment Services

alcohol drug rehab treatment center facilitiesAlcohol abuse touches the lives of practically every family. Untreated and unmanaged, it can cause major life challenges for everyone affected. For the alcoholic, withdrawal can cause seizures, delusions, delirium and it can even be fatal. Malibu Horizon ensures the alcohol detox is performed effectively and comfortably. Although it may not be easy for all patients, we know the best methods for complete recovery and ensure that all of those we treat are comfortable in our facility. Withdrawal begins the moment the client stops drinking. The detox process may seem impossible for some people; however, at Malibu Horizon we successfully address, and often prevent, the physical, emotional and psychological effects of detox. Detoxification of alcohol is the first step of our alcohol treatment program. Providing stability and perspective, our patients are then ready to actively participate in Malibu Horizon's additional programs for total recovery.



Drug Alcohol Detox and Rehab Program

detox and rehabOpiates are prescription medications that are prescribed by a doctor to relieve physical pain. Opiates are often highly effective where other pain relievers fall short. They have helped millions of people deal with the painful symptoms of disease. However, opiates can also have negative side effects, and some people become dependent on them if they are not monitored during use. When someone stops taking any opiate, withdrawal begins. The detox process from opiates should always be done under the care of a licensed clinical professional familiar with the opiate detoxification process. Opiate detoxification can last 7 to 14 days. Malibu Horizon, any opiate withdrawal effects are safely and properly managed using the drug Suboxone.


Benzodiazepine Detox and Rehab

Benzodiazepines are a separate classification of prescription medication. They are primarily prescribed for anti-anxiety or insomnia. Ativan and Xanax are two of the more common drugs in this classification. click and read more about Benzodiazepine detox
Stopping Benzodiazepine without the proper supervision is dangerous and can cause severe withdrawal symptoms including seizures, delirium and even death. The moment someone stops taking a Benzodiazepine, withdrawal will begin.


Ambien, Soma Detox and Rehab Treatment Programs

Used by millions for insomnia, Ambien is a sedative, and also called a hypnotic. It affects chemicals in your brain that may have become unbalanced and caused sleep problems. This medication helps you to relax and fall asleep. Soma is used as a muscle relaxant. Unfortunately, they are both frequently abused. Although they belong to separate class of drugs the withdrawal symptoms are very similar to alcohol and benzodiazepines. They are both frequently abused. And they belong to separate classes of drugs their withdrawal symptoms are very similar to Benzodiazepines.


Heroin Detox and Rehab Treatment Center Services

Heroin is the most commonly abused opiate in the world. At any given time, there are 500,000 users in the U.S. alone. Illegal and highly addictive, this semi-synthetic drug can devastate lives. The good news is that addiction can be treated effectively. Although Opiate withdrawal is usually not fatal, it is very uncomfortable. We ensure that detox goes smoothly by using Suboxone. Click and Read More About Heroin Detox


Cocaine - Methamphetamine Detox and Rehab Treatment Center Services

Cocaine and Methamphetamine are psychoactive stimulant drugs that increase alertness and energy. Abused in high doses, it can induce euphoria and enhance self-esteem. Its side effects, including nervousness, anxiety, paranoia and heart issues, are well known. During intoxication, these drugs can be life threatening. While withdrawing from the drug, it is usually not life threatening, but toxic effects can still occur, including heart attack and stroke. These effects through withdrawal need to be managed. At Malibu Horizon, our process for cocaine and methamphetamine detox is symptomatic and highly effective.



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