Medical detox

The critical first step in freeing yourself from an alcohol or drug addiction is ridding your body of existing toxins at a medical detox center. The Recovery Village’s medical detox center provides a clean slate, and a clean foundation upon which to build new and healthy habits. Have you ever asked, “Where are the detox centers near me?” On this page, you’ll find the answer to a number of your questions regarding medical detox centers (drug detox centers) and alcohol detox centers. Due to the potential dangers associated with medical detoxification (medical detox), it should only be done at a drug detox center where medical professionals can supervise you.

Enrolling in a drug detox center, or alcohol detox center, is the first step toward a better life through therapy.

Experienced medical staff managing a safe medical detox treatment
Attempting to rapidly home detox yourself from alcohol or drugs could have dangerous, even grave consequences. Working with a medical detox center and having an expert, experienced medical staff to manage a safe detoxification process is vital to your well being.

The Recovery Village, a substance abuse medical detox center, has detoxification services available 24 hours a day. Most clients who come into treatment for drug and alcohol related issues will need supervised medical detoxification in a safe, medical detox center. The Recovery Village medical detox offers 24-hour nursing care. The Recovery Village is set up to handle complex detoxification, including clients who use multiple drugs. Detoxification services are individualized to each client’s needs.

Who needs detox?

Someone who needs a drug or alcohol medical detox program include individuals dependent on, or heavily abusing:


The Recovery Village will assess each individual to see if they need alcohol or drug medical detoxification. Round-the-clock nursing staff is available to do regular assessments. When detox is completed, the individual steps down to residential rehab or the partial hospital program, depending on the level of treatment they need at that point. Residential care is still inpatient, with 24-hour nursing staff available, and would be appropriate for a prolonged detoxification that could last several weeks.

Clients enrolled at our medical detox center are seen by a medical provider on a daily basis.

Advantages of medical detox

There are several benefits of medical detoxification at a drug or alcohol detox center, including:

  • Safe environment
  • Availability of substitute drugs
  • Constant medical supervision

There are hundreds of drug detox centers (medical detox centers) all over the country where individuals can safely and effectively detoxify from both drugs and alcohol. The Recovery Village is one such drug detox center.

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