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What is the initial intake process like when a person just gets to a drug rehabilitation program for the first time ever?
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Dr. Kimberly Erway
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: DeTox happens 1st
After you come into most rehabs, you will go through a period of detox.
This is often the scariest and least comfortable part, but it is necessary, and will be done with medical supervision, which is safer. Don't be afraid. Continuing to use is a death sentence. Deciding to get clean is the first step toward new life.

In brief: DeTox happens 1st
After you come into most rehabs, you will go through a period of detox.
This is often the scariest and least comfortable part, but it is necessary, and will be done with medical supervision, which is safer. Don't be afraid. Continuing to use is a death sentence. Deciding to get clean is the first step toward new life.
Dr. Kimberly Erway
Dr. Kimberly Erway
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Drug Rehab Intake
Drug treatment is important for those who have lost control of their drinking or use of drugs.
The intake process at a drug treatment center includes a thorough history of current use, health issues, and psychological issues that affect your use. Often lab tests, ecg, and a general physical exam will be done to assess complicating health issues and damage, to design the best program for you.

In brief: Drug Rehab Intake
Drug treatment is important for those who have lost control of their drinking or use of drugs.
The intake process at a drug treatment center includes a thorough history of current use, health issues, and psychological issues that affect your use. Often lab tests, ecg, and a general physical exam will be done to assess complicating health issues and damage, to design the best program for you.
Dr. Gregg Albers
Dr. Gregg Albers
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