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Detox from Alcohol Belle Glade FL

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.

Oakwood Center of the Palm Beaches
(561) 993-8082
816 NW Avenue D
Belle Glade, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Hendry/Glades Mental Health Clinic Inc
(863) 983-1423
601 West Alverdez Avenue
Clewiston, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Creole, French, Spanish

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Life Management Center of NW Florida
(850) 547-2472
801 South Weeks Street
Bonifay, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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A Life Recovery Center Inc
(850) 224-9991x100
449 West Georgia Street
Tallahassee, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Family Center
(863) 802-0840
5125 Cambry Lane
Lakeland, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Southwest FL Addiction Services Inc
(863) 902-3334
533 East El Paso Street
Clewiston, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Harbor Behavioral Healthcare Institute
(727) 841-4466
6205 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL
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, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
American Family Counseling Inc
(954) 772-7696
970 West Mcnab
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Breakthrough Recovery Services Inc
(772) 581-0610
1623 U.S. Highway 1
Sebastian, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Healthcare Connection of Tampa Inc
(813) 931-5560
825 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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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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