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Detoxification

The Caribbean Coast Recovery Center residential program is designed for individuals who require 24 hours of care and support. The treatment days are filled with physical, mental, emotional and spiritual stimulation. Clients are assessed by our doctor and nurses shortly after arrival. During the initial detox phase, clients are supervised 24/7 in their own individual private room.

The detox period can be a very challenging part of your rehab. At the CCRC, we are equipped to aid you and walk you through some of the withdrawal symptoms you might have to face. This can be the most difficult part of your recovery, but not to worry, our team is here to make you feel your best throughout your experience.

 

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Withdrawal Symptoms

Many individuals do not realize that the discomfort that they feel might in fact be their withdrawal symptoms. Below is a general list of possible withdrawal symptoms from commonly abused substances.

Psychological Symptoms

  • Anxiety/panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Ruminating negative thoughts
  • Rapid mood changes
  • Phobias
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Intense cravings
  •  Nightmares
  •  Feeling of helplessness/hopelessness

Physical Symptoms

  • Hyper-sensitive to stimulation
  • Joint pain
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Itchy skin
  • Fatigue
  • Tremors
  • Fluctuations in body temperature
  • Loss of appetite
  • Flu like symptoms
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Dizziness
  • Extreme thirst
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Weakness
  • Seizures

Alcohol Withdrawal

  • Many alcoholics experience “the shakes” approximately 12-24 hours after their last drink. The shakes are tremors caused by over-excitation of the CNS.
  • Tremor may be accompanied by tachycardia, diaphoresis, anorexia and insomnia.
  • After 24-72 hours, the alcoholic may have rum fits (i.e., generalized seizures).
  • Delirium Tremens (DT) begins 3-5 days after the last drink. DT is characterized by disorientation, fever, and visual hallucinations.
  • DT is a medical emergency and should be treated on an inpatient basis.

Opioid Withdrawal

  • Withdrawal symptoms from opioids may begin just a few hours after last use.
  • Along with a strong craving for the drug, opioid withdrawal produces yawning, tears, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and piloerecton (hair standing on end).
  • Symptoms of withdrawal usually peak around 48 hours and again at 72 hours after last use.
  • Withdrawal usually subsides after 1 week, but some heavily dependent users may have mild symptoms for up to 6 months.
  • Although physically uncomfortable, opioid withdrawal is not life threatening.

Amphetamine Withdrawal

Cocaine, stimulants and hallucinogens do not have a typical withdrawal pattern. These drugs are considered psychologically  addicting rather than physically addicting. 

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

Cocaine, Stimulant and Hallucinogen Withdrawal

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