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Although 12-Step meetings can be helpful, they may not be right for everyone. Typically, they are utilized as a form of follow-up care after a person has completed a professional treatment program. We always highly recommend for people to go to some type of rehab to ensure they start off on the right track. There are many that could be recommended.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL DETOX
Alcohol and drug detox is often an important part of the recovery process. Withdrawal symptoms can become rather severe, and treatment can help alleviate them. Also, there are complications that can occur during recovery that can become dangerous or even life-threatening. Detoxing off drugs and alcohol can help to reduce the risk of any medical emergencies.
There are some drugs for which detoxing may be required prior to moving on to rehab. They include:
Every addiction is different, which means they all require their own unique approach. There are a few different types of detox programs available in Minnesota, and they include:
A lot of people begin recovering from addiction by going through an inpatient rehab program first. This level of care involves staying at a treatment facility for 28 days. During that time, patients receive various types of therapy. If they need detox, a lot of rehab centers offer this service in-house. Those that do not should provide a referral for one they recommend. There are several inpatient rehab programs available in Minnesota.
INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT TREATMENT PROGRAMS
Intensive outpatient programs, or IOPs, are similar to PHPs except that appointments are held in the evenings. A lot of people appreciate that flexibility because they can continue to care for their families and go to work.