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Serving Central Washington for Over 40 Years

Detox Treatment for Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Our evidence-based detox treatments are designed to assist you through the challenges associated with quitting drugs or alcohol. Under the supervision of our experienced care providers, you will receive personalized support that helps to reduce cravings and alleviate the symptoms experienced during the detox process.

Medically Assisted Detox for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders

At MERIT, we’re dedicated to making the detox process safe, accessible, and affordable for Central Washington residents. We provide inpatient and outpatient detox treatments in both English and Spanish across seven locations in Ellensburg, Kennewick, Pasco, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Wapato, and Yakima. We’re here to support you or your loved one on the path toward recovery.

How Long Does Detox Treatment Take

The duration of the detox process typically ranges from 7 to 10 days. However, the exact length can vary based on your consumption habits and overall health. During your consultation, our addiction recovery specialists will conduct an assessment to understand your unique situation. Based on this evaluation, we will provide an outline of what you can expect during your detox treatment.

Common Withdrawal Symptoms

Starting a detox treatment is an important and courageous step towards your recovery. Understanding what to expect can help you prepare for the process. It’s important to remember that withdrawal symptoms vary based on your history, frequency, and type of substance use, so you may not experience all of these symptoms.

Common mental withdrawal symptoms

  • Mood swings
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Cravings
  • Confusion
  • Paranoia
  • Hallucinations

Common physical withdrawal symptoms

  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Stomach cramps
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Shaking
  • Sweating or cold chills
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Seizures

Post-Detox Support

A multi-faceted approach can help improve your odds of a lasting recovery. During your consultation, our specialists will develop a personalized treatment plan that can help you maintain sobriety after your detox. Your treatment program may include:

      MERIT is Committed to Your Long-Term Recovery

      MERIT is here to help you overcome addiction and improve your wellness. Our treatments are designed to address the diverse needs of those struggling with alcohol and substance abuse disorders. By integrating detox treatment with long-term recovery strategies, we aim to give you the best opportunity to achieve and maintain sobriety.

      Start your journey towards a healthier, more fulfilling life today. Contact MERIT at 877-789-3344 to learn how detox treatment can help you overcome addiction. We offer addiction services and behavioral health therapy at locations in Ellensburg, Kennewick, Pasco, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Wapato, and Yakima, WA.