Drug Detox Washington DC

Inpatient medical withdrawal management is crucial to success. The potential risk factors associated with recovery after drug detox are targeted especially by follow-up programs which give social support, mostly patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous . There are short term skills which must be learned; there are long term skills which must be learned as well. It takes the integration of all these skills and therapies in order for the drug addicted individual to learn how to handle sobriety.

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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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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Samaritan Inns
(202) 667-8831
2523 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Howard University Hospital
(202) 865-6611
2041 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
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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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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Kolmac Clinic
(202) 638-1992
1411 K Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians

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UPO Comprehensive Treatment Center
(202) 682-6599
33 N Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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

Data Provided by:
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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Drug Detox

The success rate involved in drug detox programs relies to a great degree on how deeply addicted the individual is, the length of time the individual has been abusing drugs, and the number of drugs involved. Longer terms of use, as well as a greater number of drugs involved negatively affect the rate of recovery. However, a higher success rate can be expected if drug detox occurs when the individual has less experience with drugs and fewer drugs are involved. (This is probably because longer and more complex users have done more chemical damage to their systems.) Poly-drug users may even manage a certain degree of success but in the long run are more likely to request readmission. They are simply more likely to “fall off the wagon,” which is understandable, given their chemistry.

Inpatient medical withdrawal management is crucial to success. The potential risk factors associated with recovery after drug detox are targeted especially by follow-up programs which give social support, mostly patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous . There are short term skills which must be learned; there are long term skills which must be learned as well. It takes the integration of all these skills and therapies in order for the drug addicted individual to learn how to handle sobriety. It does involve a complete life-style change in many cases.

Drug detox is only the first step.

It may take months or years to completely get the drug out of the system. (Some drugs reside in fat c...

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