Out-Patient Detox is best suited for the individual who wants to quit using drugs or alcohol but is unable to take time off to go into an inpatient facility or hospital.This may be due to professional reason which require the patient to continue working while detoxing, or due to cost factors.
- When you opt for outpatient detox, you come into our office for an evaluation and individually tailored treatment plan.
- The duration of detox can vary depending on what a patient is detoxing from and can range from a few days to a few months in the case of detox from chronic benzodiazepine dependency.
- Not everyone is a candidate for outpatient detox. There are many factors that preclude an individual from receiving outpatient detoxification, ranging from home environment to current physical health. A determination can not be made until the initial evaluation by the physician.