Detox Vs Rehab

Detox Vs Rehab For someone who is not familiar with drug addiction or alcohol abuse the terms Detox and Rehab can be difficult to understand and with good reason. In the field of substance abuse there is mis-use of these terms and the application are also incorrect in many instances. Detox is short for detoxification the action of removing toxins from a person or thing. Rehab is short for Rehabilitation which is the action of bringing a person back to a former ability or healthy condition. Detox or Detoxification Anyone addicted to some illicit drug or any other mind altering substance will, over time, have physically accumulated too much, and the toxic level will be such that the physical dependency now requires attention. This is usually where we hear the phrase “I’m going to detox”. What the persons is actually saying is that they are taking themselves out of the daily life action of intoxicating their body and mind and stop taking the...
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