There are ways you can support your loved one’s recovery, even if they’re at a facility that’s out of town or out of state. Our treatment professionals at Banyan Detox Boca Raton have put together some tips for supporting a loved one while they’re at a detox or inpatient facility.
Painkillers and other powerful opioids can be challenging in terms of detox. As a central nervous system depressant, painkillers have particularly difficult detox symptoms. Opioid detox symptoms include:
The key to supporting a loved through their painkiller detox in Boca Raton is to help them stay comfortable during detox. Yes, your loved one is undergoing a medically supervised detox to help keep them safe, but there are things you can do to ensure that they are comfortable. Sending photos, books, and other kind reminders of home will all help. Comfortable clothes are a great to send, too! Check with your loved one’s detox facility to ensure items are allowed before sending them.
As with opiates, alcohol detoxification can present some challenging withdrawal symptoms. Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal can include:
Medically monitored detox services can help ensure that your loved one is receiving the care they need to safely detox from alcohol. You can be supportive by sending thoughtful items to their alcohol detox in Boca Raton. This includes comfortable clothes and mementos of home. Again, check with the specific facility to ensure that the items are permitted.