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Drug Detox Centers Jacksonville NC

Going cold turkey, or stopping suddenly and completely, is only recommended when you have been using a relatively less addictive drug such as marijuana, have been using for a short time, and have not been using heavily each day. In all other situations, going cold turkey will have results ranging from very uncomfortable to possibly fatal.

Helping Hands Community Services
(910) 455-7696
117 Chaney Avenue
Jacksonville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Chemical Dependency Training
(910) 347-4477
230 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC
Hotline
(800) 852-0795
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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US Marine Corps
(910) 449-6110
Marine Corps Air Station New River
Jacksonville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Brynn Marr Hospital
(910) 577-1400
192 Village Drive
Jacksonville, NC
Hotline
(910) 577-1900
Services Provided
Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Healing Hearts Therapeutic Servs Inc
(910) 347-1694
825 Gum Branch Road
Jacksonville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Onslow Carteret Behavioral
(910) 219-8000
215 Memorial Drive
Jacksonville, NC
Hotline
(910) 526-1190
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Jacksonville Treatment Center
(910) 347-2205
301 Johnson Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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SOS Inc
(910) 347-2001
217 Henderson Drive
Jacksonville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Healing Center
(910) 381-0347
824 Gum Branch Road
Jacksonville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Center For Counseling and Evaluation
(910) 324-1250
100 North Wilmington Street
Richlands, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Safe Recovery at Drug Detox Centers

There are basically three methods for stopping drug abuse: cold turkey, tapering off, and detox. Which one you should use depends on several factors, including what type of drug you have been using, how long you have been using it, how much you use each day, and your own ability to control your actions.

Going cold turkey, or stopping suddenly and completely, is only recommended when you have been using a relatively less addictive drug such as marijuana, have been using for a short time, and have not been using heavily each day. In all other situations, going cold turkey will have results ranging from very uncomfortable to possibly fatal.

The brain become used to being flooded by chemicals ingested by the user, and sudden withdrawal causes a strong reaction. Heroin , for example, suppresses the middle part of the brain called the locus coeruleus, which regulates the “flight or fight” response, and makes the user feel safe. When there’s no more heroin flowing to the brain, the user rebounds into paranoia, rage, and other “flight or fight” emotions.

Tapering off your use of drugs can help moderate withdrawal symptoms, but for many people, especially those who use highly addictive drugs, it simply isn’t possible to do that. The addiction is too strong and too well engrained. In these cases, drug detox centers are the safest route to recovery.

Options in Drug Detox Centers

There are several different methods of detox, and their u...

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