How to Help Someone Through Detox - Banyan Detox Stuart

How to Help Someone Through Detox


Detoxification is a medical process in which a person breaks the physical dependencies of their addiction or alcoholism.

While there are at-home detox programs, they are drastically less effective than inpatient detox services. This is because predispositions and self-doubts abound in at-home detox settings, and there are medical complications of withdrawals that can be emergency situations. The best way to help someone through detox is not to help them detox at home, but rather to get them help from inpatient drug and alcohol detox centers in Stuart.

How to Help Someone Who is Detoxing

While your loved one is detoxing at a professional detox facility, there are still steps you can take to support them during this time. Drug and alcohol detox centers in Stuart have their own rules in terms of patient contact, care packages, and other outreach. Make sure to check with your loved one’s detox facility to understand all the pertinent rules. You can help someone through their inpatient medical detoxification in Stuart by:

  • Sending a care package with photos of their family, comfortable clothing, or uplifting reading
  • Writing letters of encouragement
  • Keeping in communication with detox facility staff for updates on your loved one’s detox process
  • Reading up on detox and addiction so you understand what your loved one needs

The detox process can be difficult, especially when withdrawals are present. But with medial detoxification in Stuart, your loved one will get the care they need to safely and successfully detox. Detoxification can be a dangerous problem in an at-home setting, but at a Stuart Florida treatment center, detox can be safe and even comfortable.

What to Do After Detox

Before entering a Stuart Florida treatment center, patients must fully detox from the substances they have been abusing. There are drug and alcohol detox centers in Stuart that offer partnerships with a family of treatment facilities. These facilities offer a variety of sober-focused programs, such as:

  • Faith-Focused Therapy
  • Psychoeducational Groups
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Mindfulness Programs

After completing medical detoxification in Stuart, patients should enter their next step of treatment at a facility focused on their success. Generally, patients transition to either partial hospitalization programs (PHP), inpatient residential treatment, or intensive outpatient programs (IOP). Upon completion of detox at drug and alcohol detox centers in Stuart, patients will be evaluated to determine which treatment path is their best fit.


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Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.