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Detox Screening and Treatment in Yakima

Substance use disorder recovery doesn’t happen overnight. You can’t rush the process. Suddenly quitting drinking or using drugs can cause significant withdrawal symptoms. When you’re ready to begin the addiction recovery journey, you need detox support to help you manage addiction rehab one step at a time. MERIT has you covered, offering convenient and affordable detox screening and treatment in Yakima.

Avoid Troublesome Withdrawal Symptoms with Detox Assistance

Detox isn’t about willpower and ending drug use on your own – this can put your life at risk. MERIT offers detox programs to help those with addictions get through withdrawal physically and mentally. Though detox begins and peaks shortly after you stop using, symptoms may last a week or more. Detox symptoms can range from mild discomfort to debilitating and dangerous symptoms depending on withdrawal severity, including:
      • Anxiety and depression
      • Sleep disturbances
      • Shakiness
      • Sweating
      • Nausea and vomiting
      • Hallucinations
      • Delirium tremens (DTs) – agitation, confusion, fever, hallucinations, and seizures
Detox screening and therapy services at MERIT’s Yakima area addiction detox facilities ensure a safe, comfortable transition from drugs to ongoing treatment and recovery programs.

Detox Treatment Options at MERIT’s Substance Abuse Rehab Center

When you’re ready to take the first step to overcome your substance dependency issues, MERIT’s Yakima addiction recovery specialists will perform a thorough intake and assessment. We’ll consider your drug use habits and readiness for change, determine expected withdrawal severity and number of symptoms, and ensure necessary support. We’ll find the appropriate detoxification and treatment protocol to manage any withdrawal symptoms and co-occurring physical and mental wellness challenges:

Outpatient detox services

Outpatient detox includes treatment on a predetermined schedule by our trained medical staff. Though you’ll stay at home during the detox process, you’ll regularly visit MERIT or our partners in therapy, getting routine medical checkups, medicine, and detox support to manage withdrawal symptoms and associated issues.

Intensive outpatient detox services

We may recommend intensive outpatient services after residential rehab or hospitalization detox treatments. This protocol involves a series of scheduled visits with certified RNs and LPNs that are longer and more intensive than traditional outpatient detox programs, where you’ll be monitored for several hours daily, returning home afterward.

Our team will also help you build a support network of family and friends to help you through the process and recommend post-detox supportive services. These may include individual and group counseling to help you develop coping skills, manage life challenges, and prevent relapse.

Get the Drug Addiction Recovery Help You Need

Take the first step toward recovery from substance use disorders with detox screening and treatment in Yakima, Ellensburg, Kennewick, Pasco, and Sunnyside from MERIT. Contact us at 877-789-3344 and begin your journey to remain drug-free today.

Yakima, WA

Yakima draws residents and businesses with its low cost of living, Mediterranean climate, and scenic agricultural charm. The region supplies most of the nation’s apples and other popular fruits. MERIT is proud to help the community take the first step to a brighter tomorrow, providing affordable outpatient addiction treatment services in Yakima.

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