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Best Benzo Detox Boynton Beach

An addiction to benzos is something that can stop the progression of your life completely. Perhaps you were on the fast track for a promotion or on your way to experiencing the life that you always dreamed of.  Benzodiazepine addiction is something that can stop all of that very quickly. However, the Legacy Healing Center team can help you put your life back together by taking the first step toward recovery and participating in the best benzo detox for Boynton Beach residents.

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What Are Benzos?

Benzos, also known as benzodiazepines, are known by many different names.  They are primarily prescribed for anxiety and panic disorders.  Benzos directly impact the central nervous system by reducing the sensitivity of specific receptors in the brain. Some common benzos include:

  • Alprazolam (Xanax)
  • Clonazepam (Klonopin)
  • Diazepam (Valium)
  • Lorazepam (Ativan)
  • Temazepam (Restoril)
  • Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)

While benzodiazepines do have legitimate medical uses, these medications are not meant to be used long term. If benzos are used for an extended period or are used differently than prescribed, addiction can easily develop.

Benzo Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline

Someone who has become dependent can expect to experience benzo withdrawal symptoms within just a few hours of not consuming them. Although withdrawal symptoms may begin on the mild side, over the next 72 hours, these symptoms can get much worse.

Mild benzo withdrawal symptoms can include:

  • Anxiety
  • Muscle tension
  • Insomnia
  • Shakiness
  • Cravings
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea

More severe benzo withdrawal symptoms can include:

  • Convulsions
  • Seizures
  • Coma

Why You Should Never Try To Detox From Benzos at Home

The detox process can be physically and emotionally taxing at best, at worst it can be dangerous and even life-threatening. It’s impossible to predict exactly how you’ll feel during detox and whether you will experience mild or severe withdrawal symptoms. Because benzodiazepine detox can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms including seizures, trying to detox at home is never recommended. Detoxing in a medical environment means that clinical staff can keep you safe by providing round-the-clock care and monitoring.  You’ll be able to receive medications as needed that help to increase your level of comfort.  Medical detox not only keeps you safe, it also gives patients a much greater chance of succeeding in recovery.  Medical detox is the first step for anyone ready to work through their addiction.  We can work quickly to get you or your loved one into detox as soon as possible.

Benzo Rehab for Long-Term Addiction Recovery

During benzo detox, our treatment team will begin working with you on long-term recovery. Therapy begins to help unravel the underlying causes of addiction, and in most cases, we will strongly recommend working through our inpatient program because it will provide you with the same 24/7 care that you experienced during your time in detox. You will now be able to actively participate in more therapy which will help you identify the root causes of your substance abuse and work through it.

After completing our inpatient program, or if inpatient treatment is not an option for you, we will recommend that you take advantage of our outpatient treatment programs. Our outpatient programs include PHP, IOP, and regular outpatient treatment and provide a greater degree of flexibility as patients integrate back into daily life.  Outpatient rehab is also an excellent option for someone who needs to work, go to school, or care for a family.

To learn more about Legacy Healing Center’s patient-centered holistic treatment options, including benzo detox, please call us at 888.534.2295 today.