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Opioid addiction can be a daunting and difficult problem to face, however, its effects are far-reaching and widespread. The physical health issues associated with opioid use, such as liver damage, cognitive impairment, and increased risk of overdose, are just the tip of the iceberg. It is important to get help if you or someone you love is experiencing this.
What is Opioid Addiction
Opioid addiction is a serious condition that can have devastating consequences. It is characterized by persistent, compulsive drug-seeking and use, even in the face of negative outcomes. The cause of opioid addiction is complex and often involves a combination of genetics, environment, personal choices, and other contributing factors.
Without treatment and recovery support services, individuals who suffer from opioid addiction are at an increased risk for impaired functioning in all areas of their lives. They may experience health complications, strained relationships with family and friends, decrease occupational functioning, financial problems, and more. If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid addiction it is important to seek out professional help as soon as possible to get on the road to recovery.
Even if you’re not personally struggling with narcotic abuse yourself, it’s important to remain aware of the negative effects this problem can have on our lives and those around us.
Detoxing from opioids is a challenging process, and can be filled with physical and emotional turbulence. Luckily, our team of experienced medical professionals is devoted to delivering quality care that helps individuals who are struggling with opioid addiction. We take the time to evaluate each patient’s specific needs upon their arrival, and we provide 24/7 access to healthcare throughout the recovery journey. With both evidence-based treatments and other methods, we manage withdrawal symptoms from opioid addiction in a comfortable setting while guaranteeing our patients’ safety.
Here at Valiant Living Detox and Assessment, we offer comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services to ensure patients receive the highest quality of personalized care. Our staff-to-patient ratio is 3:4 for optimal attention, plus each client has their own bedroom and private bathroom for a sense of security during recovery. With our team of specialists and inviting amenities, we create an environment that facilitates healing— allowing clients to feel safe enough to focus on overcoming opioid addiction.
After you have safely recovered and stabilized from detox, we collaborate with you and your loved ones to determine the best course of action. We will focus on helping identify both treatment goals as well as any financial or insurance barriers that may be in place so that together, a suitable care facility can be chosen for long term opioid addiction recovery. Our dedicated team of professionals is here to provide guidance throughout this journey while keeping motivation levels high.
Finding Long Term Treatment
Valiant Living Detox and Assessment is a team of compassionate professionals committed to helping individuals experience long term recovery from opioid addiction. Our facility provides individualized treatment plans with evidence-based therapies, state-of-the-art medical services, and an extremely supportive staff. We work hard to ensure the road to recovery is successful and sustainable. We provide hope and life-changing tools so that recovery becomes a reality. Patients in our program have access to multiple resources and create strong support systems before leaving our program so that they can control any future relapses or setbacks as best possible.
We take pride in not only assisting individuals in detoxification from opioids but also constructing plans designed to help them stay on track afterward. Valiant Living Detox and Assessment is here every step of the way for our patients seeking long term recovery from opioid addiction.
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We’ve put together a list of commonly asked questions to help shed some light on the experience and ease any lingering fears or anxieties you may have.
Our goal is to ensure that the detoxification process is as smooth and comfortable as possible for our guests. Medical care is available 24/7 and we utilize a variety of therapies, activities and treatments to promote a positive, healthy experience. These include daily activities, individual and group therapy, holistic approaches, medication maintenance and more, scheduled in such a way that is ideal for patient recovery. The goal is to maintain a daily balance that isn’t too hectic or overwhelming, nor so relaxed that guests get bored. Patients also receive a certain amount of personal freedom and independence; we are not a hospital or psychiatric ward and clients are not locked in. Our facility strives to create an inviting, home-like environment for a safe and comfortable experience. At Valiant Living Detox and Assessment, our patients are our guests and we treat them as such.
On average, detox lasts about five days but can range from three to 10 days. Detox varies from patient to patient and you or your loved one’s exact length of stay depends on a variety of factors, such as: the substance(s) they have used, the amount of substance(s) they have used, the length of time they have been using the substance(s), frequency of use and the route of administration can all determine just how long they need to be in our care.
At Valiant Living Detox and Assessment, we understand that detox alone isn’t a long-term solution for treating addiction. It is just one intervention method of many for changing a substance-abusing lifestyle into a clean-and-sober one. For this reason, we work very hard to help each individual develop an appropriate plan for formal chemical dependency treatment, whether on an inpatient or outpatient basis, at the time of their discharge.
Having a plan set up prior to detox would be ideal to help ensure that appropriate treatment is secured in advance, but things don’t always work out this way. Unfortunately, relapses and addiction rarely happen at logical or convenient times and leave little opportunity to set up a plan before entering detox. In this case, we work closely with the patient and their family to develop a post-detox plan and organize the next phase of recovery. This often involves coordinating treatment around work and family responsibilities, considering issues such as motivation, commitment or denial, and untangling financial or insurance limitations. While these decisions are never easy, they are done in order to promote the best chance at achieving long-term recovery and support the individual and their family as they work toward a life free of drugs or alcohol.
Detox is a difficult time for both the individual participating in the detox program and their family, who are separated from them during the process. At Valiant Living Detox and Assessment, we want you to feel comfortable knowing that your loved one is in a safe place during this difficult time and is being cared for appropriately with nothing but compassion and support. Although you may feel the need to be in contact or see them during this process, we firmly believe that detox is most effective when there are as few distractions as possible. This allows patients to focus on healing and gives them time to consider their next steps. Throughout the process, a staff member will be in contact with you to provide you with updates, progress reports and more. Our compassionate team will also be available to coach, support and advise you, so you’re better prepared to help your loved one make important decisions regarding their future and provide the guidance, encouragement and empathy they need at this time.
The first 24 hours of detox are often spent resting and recuperating. During this time, patients will have access to a phone and will be able to make a check-in call and provide a progress update. You will be able to provide encouragement and remind your loved one of the importance of what they’re doing, but after this period, it’s important that they focus on themselves and begin the healing process. Detox is a time for patients to take a step back from their lives so they can reconnect with their inner selves and engage in active self-reflection and self-care. Since the time in detox may last for three to 10 days, we recognize the importance of each precious minute we spend with our patients. Visitation may take away from the short amount of time available and interfere with program participation, so we believe it’s important to establish healthy boundaries and spend this time apart. For these reasons, visitation isn’t allowed during the detox phase of treatment, but a staff member will be in regular contact to keep you up-to-date.
What to bring
- Enough appropriate and comfortable clothing for a couple of days. We have laundry facilities available so no need to overpack.
- Personal hygiene products that DO NOT contain alcohol.
- Any prescription medications you are taking. These need to be in the original bottle with intact labels that include your doctor’s name, the name of the medication and dosage information.
- Electric Razor, blow dryer, or a curling iron.
- Your own personal recovery books.
- Socks, shoes, flip-flops, or slippers.
- Coats, jackets, or sweatshirts, depending upon the time of year.
- Photo ID and insurance information.
- A smile and positive attitude, to prepare you for the better life that you deserve.
What not to bring
- ANYTHING containing alcohol or other mind-altering substances.
- No personal snacks.
- Colognes, perfumes, or body sprays — most people become sensitive to these products while in treatment and they may trigger nausea.
- Athletic tank tops, revealing clothing, or revealing bathing suits.
- Flammable fuels or liquids, including those for Zippo lighters.
- Inappropriate or pornographic material that is detrimental to recovery, such as magazines, pictures, DVDs, videotapes, etc.
- Clothing that depicts the use, sales, promotion, or advertising of alcohol, drugs, or related paraphernalia.
- Weapons of any kind, including pocket knives.
- Cameras or any electronic device that is able to record (such as a cell phone or iPhone).
- Computers or any electronic device that can connect to the internet.
- Automobiles are not allowed at any time. We can help you with transportation to our program should you need it.
- Pets are not allowed.
- Staff has the right to refuse any other personal items not on this list that is not needed or appropriate for this phase of treatment.
Any valuable items should be left at home. While we can secure some of your personal belongings, our storage space is limited.
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“I had the pleasure of working with Valiant on a recent intervention. From beginning to end, I had an excellent experience with their staff and services. I found the staff, communicative and professional throughout the process. I would highly recommend this facility.”
“Detox Center of Colorado deserves more than five stars. You are treated with the utmost respect and kindness from the nurses and techs. The facility is so comfortable and clean. If you or a loved one need a detox facility this is the best place to go!”
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