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Why Detoxing from Opioids at Home Is Dangerous

Why Detoxing from Opioids at Home Is Dangerous

Opioid detox has a nasty reputation. It’s common knowledge that opioid detox can be difficult, uncomfortable, and generally unpleasant. Medically assisted opioid detox is a becoming the safer and easier detox option for opioid addicts. This method limits the unpleasantness associated with detoxing from opioids and makes the entire process a lot more comfortable. Unfortunately, there are still some that…

Drug Overdose Levels in the U.S. Cause Life Expectancy Level to Drop

Drug Overdose Levels in the U.S. Cause Life Expectancy Level to Drop

Drug overdose levels in the U.S. are reaching alarming numbers. The problem has recently been highlighted by media outlets because drug overdoses levels, combined with suicide rates, have caused the U.S. life expectancy to drop for the second year in a row1. The drug culprit is opioid addiction. As well as ruining lives, opioids are sending the American public to…

The Dangers of Detoxing at Home

The Dangers of Detoxing at Home

Nearly half of Americans have experience with addiction in one way or another [1]. We all know someone who has faced the challenges of fighting addiction. Detox is the first step in getting sober, but detoxing outside of a Boca detox center can be a dangerous choice. Detoxification is a medically and emotionally challenging process that can be deadly without…

What Happens After Cocaine Detox?

What Happens After Cocaine Detox?

Many drugs hijack the brain’s natural communication systems, flooding them with excess dopamine to produce a high. Cocaine is responsible for this, blocking dopamine transmitters and resulting in overflow of neurotransmitters in the brain [1]. With neurological chemical manipulations of the brain, cocaine produces challenging detox symptoms. Defeating the neurochemical manipulations and controls requires medical detox for safe recovery [2].…

Mental Health Support During Alcohol Detox

Mental Health Support During Alcohol Detox

Many patients struggling with alcohol use disorder are also struggling with co-occurring mental health and medical problems [1]. These kinds of intersections present unique challenges when it comes to the detox process. At Detox Boca, our alcohol detox home is run by caring professionals who understand that patients need mental health support during alcohol detox. Mental health support during the…

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