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Alcohol Detoxification Washington DC

When you start the process of kicking the addiction, you’ll want to get a doctor to look you over and make sure you're getting all the right care your alcohol detoxification process. Going cold turkey can be dangerous, so it's better if you do so under medical supervision.

Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Second Genesis Inc
(202) 222-0120
1320 Harvard Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-6080
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 698-6080
Services Provided
Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Mental Health Substance Abuse Program
(202) 462-4788x241
2831 15th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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RAP Inc Regional Addiction Prevention
(202) 462-7500
1949 4th Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Alcohol Detoxification

If you’ve been drinking heavily for a long time and want to quit, you might need to go through alcohol detoxification . The side affects of stopping drinking when you’re physically addicted can be severe and it’s important to make sure you’re getting proper care when do decided you want to quit.

When you start the process of kicking the addiction, you’ll want to get a doctor to look you over and make sure you’re getting all the right care your alcohol detoxification process. Going cold turkey can be dangerous, so it’s better if you do so under medical supervision. Alcohol detoxification symptoms can range from mild to dangerous, which is why you’ll need a doctor’s care. Symptoms can include: anxiety, insomnia, sweating or rapid pulse, nausea or vomiting, increased hand tremors, hallucinations, and in extreme cases Grand Mal Seizures. For the seven to ten day withdrawal process, a doctor’s supervision can mean the difference between something difficult and dangerous to something mildly unpleasant, but made bearable by a doctor’s care. Sometimes, a doctor will prescribe alcohol detoxification medicine that will help lessen symptoms and make you a lot more comfortable during the process.

After going through alcohol detoxification , you’ll be able to go on to counseling to help you understand the addiction process, how one becomes addicted to alcohol and how to avoid it in the future

Alcohol Detoxification Prepares You for a Better Future

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