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What to Expect in Drug & Alcohol Detox

Learn more about what you can expect during drug and alcohol detox at Desert Hope

What is Medical Detox?

What is Medical Detox?

One of the common characteristics of a substance use disorder (SUD) is physical dependence on the substance(s) being misused.1 Physical dependence occurs when the body becomes so used to the drug that it thinks it requires the drug in order to function normally. When substance use is ceased or drastically reduced, the body can develop withdrawal symptoms and drug cravings can occur.2

Our inpatient rehab facility in Las Vegas offers a medical detox program for drugs and alcohol. Medical detox offered at Desert Hope makes the withdrawal process safer and more comfortable by enabling staff to safely treat any potentially dangerous health issues patients may develop and administer medication to minimize withdrawal symptoms if needed.2

What to Expect in Medical Detox: An Average Day at Desert Hope

What to Expect in Medical Detox: An Average Day at Desert Hope

An Average Day in Medical Detox
8:30 am
Morning motivation and goal setting
9:45 am
Process groups
12:00 pm
1:45 pm
Relapse prevention training
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
Expressive arts
Health Insurance Coverage for Medical Detox in Las Vegas

Health Insurance Coverage for Medical Detox in Las Vegas

Most insurers are required by law to provide coverage for addiction treatment;8 however, the extent of coverage and where patients can obtain covered treatment vary between policies.
Why Choose Desert Hope?

Why Choose Desert Hope?

Desert Hope Treatment Center, located just one mile from the infamous Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, offers a variety of services to treat substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders. These services include medical detox, inpatient rehab, outpatient treatment, and aftercare. We also abide by the Desert Hope 90-day brand promise, guaranteeing that anyone that completes 90 consecutive days in treatment at an AAC facility (in any level of care) qualifies for a complementary additional 30 days of treatment should they suffer a relapse.

Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment Tailored to Your Needs

We understand the challenges that accompany a substance use disorder. Allow us to help the process of getting treatment easier by finding the right level of care for you.

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    Inpatient Treatment

    The inpatient treatment programming we offer at Desert Hope involves 24/7 care, evidence-based therapies, and several other services to help patients on their road to recovery.

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    Outpatient Treatment

    We offer different types of outpatient treatment at Desert Hope. These include our partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient program, and standard outpatient treatment.

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    Even after you have completed your treatment with Desert Hope, you are never alone. Our aftercare programming helps support you in the early part of your recovery journey by keeping you connected with the facility and inviting you to participate in the many alumni events we provide.