Detox from Alcohol Abilene TX

Generally detox from alcohol occurs in a hospital or rehab facility where the patient can be observed and monitored 24 hours a day. Sedation, tranquilizers and therapeutic alternatives are used to help the patient through the symptoms as they arise. Support is essential, because the patient’s body is telling the patient that all the painful symptoms would be relieved with alcohol.

Serenity Foundation of Texas
(325) 673-6489
1502 North 2nd Street
Abilene, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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MERIT Chemical Dependency Prog Inc
(817) 413-9463
3807 East Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Brush Country COADA
(830) 216-2125
3190 State Highway 97 East
Floresville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Turning Point Inc
(713) 773-3280
920 East Tidwell Street
Houston, TX
Hotline
(713) 773-3280
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
First Step Counseling Center
(214) 942-8808
219-B Sunset Avenue
Dallas, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Shades of Hope LP
(325) 572-3843
402-A Mulberry
Buffalo Gap, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Data Provided by:
Mental Health Clinic
(210) 652-2448
1985 1st Street West
Universal City, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
TRS Behavioral Care Inc
(214) 361-9708
5646 Milton Street
Dallas, TX
Hotline
(877) 627-4389
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Central Plains Center for MH/MR and SA
(806) 291-4425
631 Broadway
Plainview, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

Data Provided by:
Center for Life Resources
(325) 646-9574x292
408 1/2 Mulberry Street
Brownwood, TX
Hotline
(800) 458-7788
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Detox from Alcohol

Over time, alcohol abuse leads to a condition where alcoholics have to take in alcohol just to be “normal.” If at any time they stop drinking alcohol, or even try to reduce their intake, they go into alcohol withdrawal. The symptoms of alcohol withdrawal are startling and dramatic: nervousness, anxiety, emotionalism, and the shakes, insomnia, palpitations, tremors, hallucinations, blackouts and the dreaded “DTs”. DT stands for delirium tremens, Latin for the “trembling madness.” The “DTs” are an extreme condition wherein the alcoholic’s body starts shutting down, and the alcoholic no longer recognizes his surroundings. Alcoholics can die from this.

Treatment for withdrawal (or alcohol poisoning) is called detox , specifically detox from alcohol.

(Detox from other drugs will incur a different course of treatment.)

Generally detox from alcohol occurs in a hospital or rehab facility where the patient can be observed and monitored 24 hours a day. Sedation, tranquilizers and therapeutic alternatives are used to help the patient through the symptoms as they arise. Support is essential, because the patient’s body is telling the patient that all the painful symptoms would be relieved with alcohol; this is one of the reasons that it is so difficult a habit to quit. The length of the detoxification period–during which the body removes all traces of alcohol and adjusts to sobriety–does not last a set period...

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