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  • Physical drug withdrawal can cause confusion, disorientation, excessive sleepiness and seizures.
  • Individuals who use the sleep medicine Ambien can experience withdrawal when they suddenly cease using the drug after long-term use, although there are instances of individuals experiencing Ambien withdrawal after daily use for just 1 or 2 weeks.
  • Occasionally, rare heroin withdrawal symptoms can occur including cardiac arrhythmias, strokes, seizures, dehydration and suicide attempts.
  • Alcohol withdrawal symptoms typically occur within 5 - 10 hours after the last drink, but can sometimes begin days later.

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Downingtown, PA. - Detoxification

Individuals who are physically reliant to drugs or alcohol and want help will initially go through detox before receiving other treatment services in drug rehab. Detoxification is basically the procedure of the drug being removed from one's system, which is often uncomfortable and may carry risks if not carried out in a setting which can supply appropriate support and medical intervention as needed. Detoxification services are provided at either a professional drug or alcohol detox facility or a drug rehabilitation facility which can adequately oversee and provide medical supervision for individuals who are just coming off of drugs. Detoxification services typically include insuring the individual is as comfortable as possible while detoxing and going through drug or alcohol withdrawal, supplying proper nutrition and making certain the individual is receiving proper rest, and providing supplements and medicine as required to make the detox process as smooth and safe as possible. The person in detoxification will sometimes be encouraged to take part in some sort of physical activity such as walking, yoga, etc. At a drug detox facility or drug rehab facility which can supply detox services, the client will have detoxification staff at their disposal around the clock to make sure that any issues are handled as quickly and safely as possible.

  • Coatesville Comprehensive Trt Center
    4.3 miles from Downingtown, Pennsylvania
    Coatesville Comprehensive Trt Center is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center that is located at:

    1825 East Lincoln Highway
    Coatesville, PA. 19320

    If you would like to contact Coatesville Comprehensive Trt Center, you can reach them at 610-466-9250.

    Coatesville Comprehensive Trt Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Bowling Green Inn
    12.3 miles from Downingtown, Pennsylvania
    Bowling Green Inn is a Drug Abuse Treatment Program that is located at:

    1375 Newark Road
    Kennett Square, PA. 19348

    If you would like to contact Bowling Green Inn, you can reach them at 610-268-3588.

    Bowling Green Inn offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Pregnant/Postpartum Women
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance
  • Mirmont Treatment Center
    16 miles from Downingtown, Pennsylvania
    Mirmont Treatment Center is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    100 Yearsley Mill Road
    Media, PA. 19063

    If you would like to contact Mirmont Treatment Center, you can reach them at 484-227-1400.

    Mirmont Treatment Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance