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 and reaping the benefits of gender-responsive addiction treatment.
Do I Need a 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. Once these symptoms end, it’s easier for the individual to then focus on the rest of their treatment plan without experiencing cravings or these uncomfortable symptoms.
Some substances that we provide detox for include the following:
- Alcohol detox center
- Heroin detox center
- Opioid detox center
- Benzo detox center
- Prescription drug detox center
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
- Joint pain
- Muscle aches
- Nausea and vomiting
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 rehab center 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.
Full Continuum of Addiction Treatment Care 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.
Our addiction treatment programs include the following:
- Residential addiction treatment program
- Intensive outpatient addiction treatment program
- Dual diagnosis treatment program
- Aftercare program
- Alumni program
Along with our programs, we also provide a range of addiction therapy services as well. These can include:
- Family therapy program
- Individual therapy program
- Group therapy program
- Holistic therapy program
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy program
- Dialectical behavior therapy program
By utilizing our programs and therapies together, individuals are able to participate in a comprehensive treatment plan that provides them with the tools they need to succeed. The Star is our men’s facility which provides continued gender-specific care once detox is complete.
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.