Research shows that individuals who complete medical detoxification in the early stages of their recovery have better outcomes with long term sustained sobriety. There are many steps to recovery, and detoxification is the first step in this road to recovery.
During the detox, process the patients’ bodies are cleansed from the physical and chemical controls of drugs and alcohol.
Detoxing from drugs and alcohol is not only a mental process, but also a biological challenge to the body. This process can be exhausting both emotionally and physically and sometimes it can be dangerous, which is why it is very important to only detox with the help of medical professionals.