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Detoxification - Long Beach, California

Individuals who are physically dependent to drugs or alcohol and want help will first go through detox before receiving other treatment services in drug rehab. Detox is simply the process of the drug being eradicated from one's system, which is generally 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 supplied at either a professional drug or alcohol detox facility or a drug rehabilitation facility which can correctly oversee and supply medical supervision for men and women who are just coming off of drugs. Detoxification services generally include insuring the client is as relaxed as possible while detoxing and going through drug or alcohol withdrawal, providing proper nutrition and making certain the particular person is receiving proper rest, and supplying supplements and medicine as wanted to make the detoxification process as smooth and safe as possible. The individual in detox will sometimes be encouraged to take part in some form of physical activity such as walking, yoga, etc. At a drug detox facility or drug rehab facility which can present detoxification services, the individual will have detoxification staff at their disposal around the clock to make certain that any complications are resolved as rapidly and safely as possible.

  • West County Medical Corporation
    West County Medical Corporation is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    2272 Pacific Avenue
    Long Beach, CA. 90806

    If you would like to contact West County Medical Corporation, you can reach them at 562-427-8018.

    West County Medical Corporation offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
    Department of Veterans Affairs is a Drug Treatment Service that is located at:

    5901 East 7th Street
    Long Beach, CA. 90822

    If you would like to contact Department of Veterans Affairs, you can reach them at 562-826-5610.

    Department of Veterans Affairs offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Women, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)