Inpatient detoxification is essential when a person is withdrawing from substance use because withdrawal can be dangerous. While in an inpatient detoxification setting in Murphy patients are closely monitored for withdrawal symptoms that could cause health complications or even death in more severe cases. a person with alcoholism for instance would need to be closely monitored and probably given specific prescription medications which works to prevent seizures and delirium tremens. Prescription benzodiazepine withdrawal is another example that can cause very similar symptoms, and medical professionals in the inpatient detox facility will minimize health risks.
There isn't an exact protocol for each person in detoxification, because of the unique health differences that each patient exhibits when entering the detoxification facility. Someone who is otherwise physically and mentally healthy may go through detox for 4 or 5 days and be discharged without much intervention, while another person may need to have intensive oversight and intervention for a couple weeks. Medical safety is of the greatest concern, as well as a transition to treatment for clients who should to go to an actual substance abuse recovery program once detoxification is finished. Many detoxification facilities work with drug rehabilitation facilities to make this transition possible, since detox is merely the first step in a much more comprehensive recovery plan for people in recovery.
There are 4 Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers offering this service near Murphy, ID