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What to Expect in Medical Detox for Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Learn everything about the medical detox program at Recovery First in Florida

What Is Medical Detox?

What Is Medical Detox?

Medical detox is the process of ridding your body of drugs and/or alcohol while under the care and supervision of medical professionals.1 When you use one or more substances regularly for an extended period of time, you’ll likely develop a physiological dependence. This means you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you quit.2
Average Daily Schedule in Medical Detox at Recovery First

Average Daily Schedule in Medical Detox at Recovery First

At Recovery First, the detox schedule involves rotating session blocks of therapy, psychoeducation, and peer-support group meetings.
Example of a Typical Daily Schedule:
7:00 am
Wake up, eat breakfast, and engage in activities of daily living (ADL)
10:00 am
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
11:00 am
Motivational interviewing (MI)
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Process group
2:00 pm
Nursing education
3:00 pm
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
4:00 pm
Psychoeducation
5:00 pm
Orientation or evening wrap-up and dinner
7:00 pm
12-Step meeting
8:00 pm
Vitals
9:00 pm
Free time
11:00 pm
Lights out
Does Health Insurance in Florida Cover Medical Detox?

Does Health Insurance in Florida Cover Medical Detox?

Yes, federal mandates require insurers in Florida and the rest of the U.S. to provide the same level of coverage for addiction treatment—which includes detox—that they do for medical and surgical care.9 The extent of this coverage and the facilities where coverage can be applied will depend on your specific insurance policy.
Why Choose the Medical Detox Program at Recovery First?

Why Choose the Medical Detox Program at Recovery First?

Recovery First can help you detox as safely and comfortably as possible while introducing clinical programming that employs evidence-based methods to support your lasting sobriety.

Guided Recovery by an Exceptional Medical Team

During detox, our caring nurses and doctors provide 24/7 medical oversight to ensure you remain as comfortable and safe as possible. You get a team with years of experience working with substance use disorders and mental health.

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    Get Admitted Today

    Admissions navigators at Recovery First are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have, verify your insurance benefits, and help you find the right treatment program for your needs.

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    Easily Transition to Treatment

    All levels of care are available at our Florida rehab facility, making it easy to transition from the medical detox program to the next level of care that's right for you.

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    Stay Connected Throughout Recovery

    We offer a wide-range of activities through our robust alumni program to keep you connected to your peers. Join weekly meetings, monthly events, and keep in touch with other alumni using our recovery app.