Men’s Detox Center

Men’s Detox Center

Taking the first step towards addiction recovery can be daunting. The number of options available for treatments and facilities can be overwhelming for those looking to begin their recovery journey. For many, a medical detox center is a crucial first step. Detox often acts as the first stepping stone in a more extensive treatment plan. To make treatment even more effective, some individuals might consider heading to a men’s detox center in Florida.

Do I Need a Detox Center?

man walking towards a Mens Detox Center A common misconception about addiction is that an individual can simply end their use on their own cold turkey. However, this misconception is not only wrong, but it can also be dangerous. Stopping the use of certain substances, like alcohol, can lead to uncomfortable and sometimes severe, withdrawal symptoms. A men’s detox center allows clients to detox under the supervision and care of medical professionals. Monitoring individuals through a professional facility allows the client to stay safe and comfortable during withdrawal. Some substances that we provide detox for include the following:

Ending the use of these substances often leads to the individual experiencing a range of withdrawal symptoms. These can include:

  • Confusion and disorientation
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Insomnia
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle aches
  • Headaches
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Hallucinations

Another alcohol withdrawal symptom is delirium tremens, which can also be dangerous. Medical professionals at a men’s detox center will know what to look for and how to treat you should these symptoms occur.

Importance of a Men’s Detox Center

While both men and women require detox and addiction treatment, the two genders tend to experience addiction differently and need different modalities to heal. Men tend to come to treatment with different backgrounds and experiences than women. Their reasons for abusing substances are also often different than women. Gender-specific treatment in a men’s detox center allows treatment to focus on the specific needs of men to help them recover.

A men’s addiction treatment program allows men to do the following:

  • Build trust and bonds between peers
  • Focus on treatment rather than competition between peers
  • Express emotions in a safe and welcoming environment
  • No longer deflect when asked questions

Clients need to feel comfortable in treatment in order to see success, which makes a men’s detox center an ideal starting point for many looking to achieve long-lasting recovery.

Gender-specific treatment also reduces the distraction of relationships. During treatment, it’s important for individuals to focus on healing and better themselves. When romantic relationships arise, this can stunt treatment instead of helping it progress.

Addiction Treatment with Lakeview Health

After detox, clients are able to then turn their focus and attention to the rest of their treatment. From a residential program to participating in an aftercare program, Lakeview Health is proud to provide a full continuum of care for those in need. We understand that a men’s detox center in Florida is only the beginning of the journey for our clients. Along with our programs, we also provide a range of addiction therapy services as well. These can include:

If you or a loved one is ready to begin treatment at a men’s detox center, contact Lakeview Health today at 866.704.7692. Our team is ready to create a custom treatment plan for your needs and get you on the path to recovery today.

Lakeview Health currently accepts Aetna, Cigna, and United Healthcare. We do not currently accept Medicare, Medicaid, or Florida Blue.