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Get the Medical Detox Help You Need in New Jersey

There are plenty of options for medically supervised detox programs in New Jersey, but finding the right one for you is important. At SOBA New Jersey, we provide addiction treatment and long-term rehab programs that aim to help individuals struggling with substance abuse disorder.

For the majority of our clients, recovery begins with detox. Our private detox facility is located in New Brunswick, NJ, featuring modern living spaces, an outdoor patio, and gourmet meals served every day. And, with only 8 beds, we ensure each of our clients gets the attention and care they deserve during the sensitive withdrawal period.

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What Is Medical Detox?

When you become addicted to alcohol or drugs, your body becomes used to having the substances in its system. The brain becomes dependent on them and believes it needs them to function.

When you decide you want to stop using the drug, your body will start to detox. This means that it will produce mental and physical withdrawal symptoms while ridding the body of the harmful toxins associated with whatever drug you were using.

Medical detox is an opportunity to undergo withdrawal from the toxins in a safe and comfortable environment. It involves being cared for and monitored 24/7 by our medical staff and can include medication-assisted treatment, which uses certain medications to help your body wean off of addictive substances.

Benefits of A Medical Detox

When you are under the care of medical professionals while detoxing, you are less likely to relapse. Having the care and support of addiction specialists who know how to minimize withdrawal symptoms can help immensely. You also have less risk of serious complications, including overdose.

For example, plenty of people struggling with alcoholism do not realize how severe withdrawal symptoms can be. If they try to detox at home by themselves, they could experience dangerous symptoms like delirium tremens, seizures, or hallucinations.

However, under a medical detox, they are closely monitored and can receive medications that can help prevent such symptoms.

Additional benefits of a medical detox include:

  • Having the time to retreat from daily life, habits, and patterns to solely focus on recovery without distractions.
  • Access to addiction recovery experts.
  • Get professional support and encouragement in a comfortable, safe facility.
  • Rest, repair, and begin building a solid foundation for continued recovery.

Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Detox in NJ

We know that making the decision to seek medical detox treatment can be difficult. Here at SOBA New Jersey, we want you to feel as educated and prepared as possible before starting the detox process.

Can I afford medical detox? Does my insurance cover treatment?

Not sure if your insurance covers detox programs? Don’t worry, we’ll help you out!

Verify your insurance using the link below and one of our Admissions Coordinators will reach out with your verification results. Or give us a call at (800) 538-1205 to verify your insurance over the phone.

Should I detox at home?

Trying to get through withdrawal on your own at home can be extremely challenging and dangerous. Depending on the drug, you could put yourself in danger of severe withdrawal symptoms like seizures, tremors, or death.

Our inpatient medical detox center has around-the-clock staff that monitors and ensures safety when it comes to getting through the withdrawal process. Trained doctors and nurses monitor your vitals and check your progress each day. Depending on the severity of the withdrawal symptoms, they may prescribe comfort medications to help minimize your discomfort.

If you’re unsure whether or not you should detox at home or in a medically supervised setting, you can contact our helpful staff online or on the phone for help.

How long is medical detox?

Most commonly, a medical detox will take between three to seven days for the physical withdrawal symptoms to stop. However, the emotional withdrawal symptoms, such as cravings, anxiety, or mood swings may linger for weeks or months.

The time it takes for the body to detox varies from person to person, depending on factors like the type of drug, frequency of use, age, addiction history, and more.

How old do I have to be to start your detox program?

SOBA New Jersey’s detox program only accepts adults 18 years of age and older. We do not treat adolescents.

Get The Best Medical Detox Services in New Jersey

If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction, consider taking that first step toward freedom by undergoing a medical detox. Here at SOBA, we take recovery seriously. We care immensely about providing the best services for those desiring to get free from addiction.

Give us a call today. We’d love to discuss any questions or concerns you may have and help you take your next step toward a successful recovery and fulfilling life.

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