Detox Program Overview
Mountainside’s Detox program combines medical best practices with a holistic approach to treatment to deliver a carefully designed addiction treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. In an atmosphere of comfort and compassion, our dedicated medical and clinical teams provide you with 24/7 individualized care and support. Our experts will stabilize your body and help you through withdrawal symptoms, as well as any other physical and emotional challenges you may face during the first days of your recovery.
Removing toxins from your body is a critical part of recovery, but it is only one part of the puzzle. Our detox program is designed to address all your needs during your first days in recovery, from helping to properly nourish your body, to educating you on the disease of addiction, to preparing you for the next steps in your addiction treatment.
Substance abuse counseling and education are essential to help you better understand and overcome your alcoholism or drug addiction. Through a wide array of clinical therapies and services, you will uncover the root of your addiction, better understand your behavior, as well as learn positive stress-coping and relapse-prevention skills that will empower you to lead a substance-free life.
Curriculum designed to explain how alcoholism or drug addiction has impacted your life and what to be mindful of in the recovery process.
Daily clinician-facilitated therapy session that enables you to openly express yourself and explore issues among others who understand what you are going through.
One-on-one sessions with a clinician to help you process thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to gain a clearer understanding of your inner-self and develop and strive towards personalized treatment goals.
Our holistic wellness offerings strengthen your addiction treatment plan by teaching you ways to cultivate total wellness ⎼ mind, body, and spirit. A variety of evidence-based, alternative treatments help you manage withdrawal, tackle your doubts and fears, and embrace change, so you can begin to redefine what it truly means to live a healthy life free from drugs and alcohol.
Emotional exploration and personal fulfillment through art therapy techniques including drawing, collages, and hands-on crafts.
Group designed to create mindful eating habits by exploring the role nutrition plays in recovery. Activities include label reading, food preparation, and food tastings.
Practice of centering the mind on breathing and sensations of the body to achieve mental clarity, cultivate serenity, and emotional stability.
Tips and practices to promote deep relaxation and enhance sound sleep, allowing you to sleep better and longer while in addiction treatment and after.
Sequence of postures and breathing exercises to unite your physical, mental, and spiritual self in order to strengthen total wellness.
Medical & Psychiatric Services
Our wide-range of medical and psychiatric services help evaluate how drug addiction and alcoholism has affected your physical and mental health. Through a series of evaluations, medical exams, and continuous monitoring we better understand how addiction has impacted you and are able to determine the best course of action to address your specific recovery needs.
HIV and Hepatitis C Tests
Screenings designed to determine if you are currently infected with HIV or Hepatitis C by detecting antibodies in your blood.
One-on-one evaluation to assess the toll substance abuse has taken on your body and address your most imminent nutritional needs.
Collection of your genetic information to better understand how medications used as part of your addiction treatment will affect your body.
Medical exam to evaluate your general health and determine any degree of physical issue caused by your addiction.
Session to determine your mental health needs, including checking for the presence of co-occurring disorders such as anxiety or depression.
Evaluation of addiction withdrawal symptoms such as cravings, anxiety, and depression specific to your substance of abuse and history of use.
Luxury Detox Suite
We offer a private suite for those individuals who are unable to disconnect from a demanding professional or personal life, and those looking for an added level of confidentiality.
What is Detox?
Typical Day at Mountainside’s Detox Program
Board-certified psychiatrists, registered nurses, healthcare specialists, and licensed clinicians of the highest caliber provide you with the medical and clinical support you need during this stage in your recovery.
Visit our drug glossary to learn more about which drugs would benefit from detoxing under professional medical supervision.
Mountainside Detox is available in Canaan, CT.