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Alcohol Detox Centers Lehigh Acres FL

Alcohol Detox Centers provide treatment for withdrawal symptoms. At alcohol detox centers, treatment for severe withdrawal symptoms usually includes anti-anxiety drugs known as benzodiazepines. Drugs are generally administered intravenously, so that they can take effect quickly and in appropriate dosages.

Ruth Cooper Center
(239) 275-3222x1579
2789 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient

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Aim Target Programs Inc
(239) 939-3363
3677 Central Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Treatment Works
(239) 275-5050
3651 Evans Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Omega Centre
(239) 489-4705
8695 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Hendry/Glades Mental Health Clinic Inc
(863) 674-4050
80 Euclid Place
Labelle, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Chinese, Creole, Spanish

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Southwest FL Addiction Services Inc
(239) 338-2306
2450 Prince Street
Fort Myers, FL
Hotline
(239) 332-6989
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Therese M Reynolds MA LMHC NCC
(239) 936-1796
3949 Evans Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Southwest FL Addiction Services Inc
(239) 332-6937x133
2101 McGregor Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL
Hotline
(239) 332-6989
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Operation Par Inc
(239) 338-2300
535 Pine Island Road
Fort Myers, FL
Hotline
(888) 727-6398
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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dba Omega Centre
(239) 489-4705
1508 SE 17th Avenue
Cape Coral, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Alcohol Detox Centers

Alcohol Detox Centers Provide Treatment for Withdrawal Symptoms

When a habitually heavy drinker stops consuming alcohol suddenly, he or she is subject to uncomfortable and even life-threatening withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal occurs because habitual use of alcohol inhibits brain activity. When alcohol is abruptly removed and brain activity resumes, stress hormones are overproduced and the patient’s central nervous system becomes overexcited. Aggressive behavior, tremors, changes in heartbeat and blood pressure, and a host of other symptoms result. Seizures and delirium tremens are among the most threatening effects.

At alcohol detox centers , treatment for severe withdrawal symptoms usually includes anti-anxiety drugs known as benzodiazepines. These drugs inhibit nerve-cell excitability in the brain and reduce the risk of seizures. The patient must be carefully monitored and dosage adjusted according to need, in order to prevent a secondary addiction to the drug. Anti-seizure medications and beta blockers (to slow the heart rate) are sometimes used in conjunction with anti-anxiety medications.

Drugs are generally administered intravenously, so that they can take effect quickly and in appropriate dosages. Injections of vitamin B1 are often administered as well, to prevent Kosakoff’s psychosis, a common withdrawal symptom characterized by hallucinations and highly aggressive behavior.

Get Prompt Treatment for Withdrawal at Alcohol Detox Centers

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