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The Scottsdale Recovery and Detox Center® blog serves as a resources to provide information on all aspects of drug and alcohol detox and addiction, from what signs to look for and how to help family or your loved ones recover, to all available treatment options. Visit our blog often for new information! Our goal is to share our deep expertise and insights to help those who may be suffering from addiction to seek help. For those who have family or loved ones that are addicted, the SD blog provides useful information on how to get help, how to prepare for detox and treatment, and what to expect! Other pertinent blogs can be found here: https://scottsdalerecovery.com/blog/

How Long Does The Detox Process Take?

The question of how long a person will take to break free of addiction is always a tricky one – not only can it vary wildly case-by-case, but it’s common sense that plenty of people are in and out of rehab during long-term addictions. Detox is step three on the road to recovery: the first, of course, if acknowledging the problem, and the second is actively seeking help. According to SAMSA, the average length of anyone’s detox is around eight […]

Medicines Used in Detox

What you need while weaning your body off of drugs and alcohol will always depend on both the drug of abuse, as well as the severity of the addiction. Not everyone will need medicines to end their addictions, but it is important to know what drugs have which effects if you’re a person who’s ready to end a strong addiction to drugs and alcohol.  It’s also important to remember that medicine isn’t the only thing that you will need in […]

What to Expect During the Detox Process

Addiction is a chronic brain disease that doesn’t discriminate based on age, gender, socioeconomic status, race, or any defining characteristics. Addiction can sink its claws into anyone, and it requires proper professional treatment in order for those suffering to get clean and stay clean. Before you truly begin the long road to full recovery however, you must go through a detox process. This stage only lasts around a few days to a week, but can cause such uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms […]

Leader in Affordable Medical Detox and Suboxone Therapy

With more and more young adults becoming addicted to heroin, opioids, and painkillers in Arizona, Scottsdale Integrated Detox is dedicated to providing the best medical detox and Suboxone therapy in the state. Prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing addiction in the United States, and it affects young adults ages 18-25 the most. The rate of drug-induced deaths in Arizona has been steadily increasing over the years, which further heightens the need for reliable, effective treatment. On a national level, there […]

Detox During Pregnancy

Finding out that you are pregnant unexpectedly can be scary and exciting at the same time. It’s especially harrowing if you are struggling with a substance abuse disorder and need to find a place for pregnancy detox for the health of the baby.  You want to do anything that you can to keep your little one safe and healthy, but overcoming a drug addiction can be extremely difficult to do on your own, even more so if you are experiencing […]

Is Detoxing at Home Really Safe?

It may sound cliché, but it is true that admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery. However, there is a right and wrong way to do things, and choosing the wrong way can lead to relapse or failure to get clean in the first place. There are many addicts who assume that they can recover from their addiction on their own if they have enough willpower and tenacity. This isn’t always the case, though. Recovering from […]

How Medical Detox Works

Medical detox is a necessary step before a patient can successfully progress through the rest of the phases that recovery requires, but many don’t understand how medical detox works. Our medical staff focuses on rapid, yet comfortable substance abuse recovery, minimizing drug prescriptions and dosages, and focusing more on mental health and one-on-one counseling sessions with acclaimed addiction specialists. At Scottsdale Integrated Detox, we have confidence in our community’s ability to preventing the spread of alcoholism and drug abuse. We […]

How Does Medical Detox Play a Role in Overcoming Addiction?

One of the first steps to overcoming addiction is to rid the body of any and all drugs that alter its chemical composition. Substances can include heroin, opiate painkillers (Vicodin, Oxycodone, Oxycontin), benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium, Ativan), alcohol, and anything else addicts use to obtain some form of a high. When someone reaches out to ask for help, a common first question is: what is medical detox and how can it help me overcome my addiction?   What is medical detox? […]

Healthy Diet During Detox

One of the most difficult things for a person in recovery to deal with is detoxing. During the detox process, a person will experience severe withdrawal symptoms which may cause them to fall back into addiction through relapse. For people that are going through a rough recovery in Arizona, it’s advised that they seek out professional help. However, this doesn’t mean that a person won’t feel withdrawal symptoms during treatment, they’ll just be better equipped to handle them. One way […]

Fighting the Fear of Detox

Addiction is an extremely hard thing to deal with. People don’t just want to fall in addiction, it’s something that happens over time. What we often see is people experiment, continue to use, and then get addicted. By the time they figure out that they’re addicted, they may have developed a seemingly almost unbreakable habit. When a person reaches this stage of substance abuse, it’s hard to get out without asking for help. Unfortunately, many of these addicts refuse to […]

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