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Kratom Detox

Making the decision to seek treatment can be extremely challenging. Sandstone Care’s detox includes managing withdrawal symptoms, and providing clients with a safe and comfortable environment in which to detox

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Medical Detox. Explained

Medical kratom detox & addiction treatment program

Detox, withdrawal, and cravings are three things that every addict is familiar with, as they are very well known for being uncomfortable both physically and mentally. However, getting through the withdrawal process is the first step to getting sober and beginning a new and better life.

A medically assisted detox program is the process of detoxing from drugs or alcohol with the help of medications and a team of trained and licensed medical professionals. It is the safest option for you and your loved ones who have become physically dependent on substances.

Discover our kratom detox centers that offer 24/7 medical support and holistic treatment interventions.

What is Kratom?

Kratom is a tree native to Southeast Asia, and its arrival in the United States is fairly new. Kratom tree leaves contain a compound that has psychotropic, or mind-altering, effects.

Kratom has similar effects to stimulants and opioids, in that it interacts with opioid receptors in the brain to decrease pain and increase the effects of pleasure. In small amounts, users report that they experience increases in sociability, alertness, and energy.

While Kratom is legal in most parts of the United States and isn’t a federally controlled substance, the legality of it does not diminish its dangerous side effects and highly addictive properties.

Regular use of kratom results in physical dependence within two weeks. Most users consume kratom as a capsule or tablet, starting with low doses. Others brew the dried leaves into a tea or even smoke them.

It’s not uncommon for people using kratom to combine it with other substances like alcohol or marijuana, which research shows increases the health risks associated with using kratom.

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Why medical detox from Kratom is critically important

Attempting to go through detox and withdrawal without medical assistance can make the process more painful and uncomfortable, and can lead to severe health problems, and in some cases, even death.

Without the use of medication to assist in reducing physical and mental withdrawal symptoms, the likelihood of relapsing is high and there is the risk of overdosing on the drug. Additionally, having the support of a caring staff and recovery community, can ease the isolation that comes with drug addiction. This is why it’s important to enter into a detox center that offers medication and experienced staff as part of a recovery treatment plan.

During detox, you will be medically monitored by our detox centers’ team of licensed medical professionals. Our teams include medical doctors, psychiatrists, and registered nurses. You will also be given medications to ensure that your detox is as comfortable and safe as possible.

Find Kratom Detox Centers Near Me

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Virginia Detox Center

15100 Enterprise Court, Suite 300, Chantilly, Virginia, 20151

(703) 686-5753
Age Groups: Young AdultsAdults
Levels of Care: DetoxResidential
Treatment Programs: Substance UseDual-Diagnosis
Colorado Springs Detox Center

Colorado Springs Detox Center

2102 University Park Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80918

(719) 249-3545
Age Groups: Young AdultsAdults
Levels of Care: DetoxResidential
Treatment Programs: Substance UseDual-Diagnosis

Kratom withdrawal risks & symptoms

Kratom withdrawal is a physically uncomfortable and potentially dangerous process. Like all opioid withdrawals, suddenly stopping without supervision can have drastic consequences.

Suddenly stopping the use of kratom can trigger more severe, life-threatening Kratom withdrawal symptoms such as psychosis, hallucinations, delusions, confusion, and potentially seizures. L

During the first few days of drug addiction treatment at our detox rehab center, clients at Colorado Springs Detox Center and Virginia Detox Center are assessed regularly by the medical team to ensure that they are being given the best care possible for their individual needs. Assessments include making sure that vitals are stable, pain is managed, and that they are not experiencing life-threatening symptoms.

Some typical symptoms of withdrawal include the following:

  • Nausea & vomiting
  • Sweating & fever
  • Paranoid delusions
  • Tremors
  • Hypotension
  • Insomnia or mania
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Headaches
  • Disorientation or confusion

One of the reasons that detoxing on your own without medical supervision is not recommended is because of the more serious and life-threatening symptoms of withdrawal you may experience. This can include liver disfunction or failure, rapid heart rate or tachycardia, psychotic episodes, and seizures.

Withdrawal symptoms are different for everyone but can be extremely unpredictable. Completing your detox in a controlled environment, such as a kratom treatment center, where you can be monitored is the safest and most comfortable option for you.

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What does Kratom addiction treatment look like?

The effects of Kratom can take over your life quickly. Trying to navigate the world of addiction treatment centers when you are in the grasp of Kratom dependence can feel deeply overwhelming. That’s why we want you to have a clear image of what your Kratom rehab will look like for you.

At Sandstone Care’s rehab for Kratom, our expert staff exclusively uses therapies and treatment options that are scientifically proven to help you to find long-term recovery from Kratom abuse.

Some of these evidence-based treatments include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Medication management
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy sessions

These modalities are used to help you do more than safely handle withdrawal symptoms, these treatments will give you the coping skills and emotional resilience you need to handle future challenges without returning to Kratom use.

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How Sandstone Care helps

Our centers are staffed by medical doctors, registered nurses, certified addiction counselors, licensed therapists and case managers. Each person on the highly skilled team has a passion for helping teens and young adults to gain their lives back from addiction.

We have two detox centers. Our Colorado Springs Detox Center sits in a quiet suburb of central Colorado Springs, while Virginia Detox Center is conveniently located in Chantilly, Virginia.

Our Kratom detox centers offer medically assisted detox as well as inpatient treatment. Our rehab facilities feature comfortable rooms with attached bathrooms as well as 24/7 medically supervised care that supports a safe and comfortable stabilization.

After you are medically stable, you will be invited to engage in the comprehensive treatment program that addresses physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.

What happens after Kratom detox?

Detox is a big step, but it’s only the beginning of the long journey to sobriety.

Most people will leave our detox center feeling better than their addiction has allowed them to feel in a very long time, but those who do not continue with substance abuse treatment are almost guaranteed to relapse.

Medically Assisted Detox alone is not substance abuse treatment. While it provides you with a solid medical foundation, you should continue with a lower level of care such as residential treatment, intensive outpatient treatment, or a partial hospitalization program.

Our centers provide each client with a comprehensive and individualized discharge plan that is tailored to meet their treatment-related needs. Sandstone Care offers a full continuum of care including medical detox, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, virtual IOP, and transitional living program.

All of our kratom rehab programs focus on treating the person as a whole and incorporating important wrap-around services such as life skills, individual therapy, psychiatry, medication management, and group therapy.

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The Continuum of Care

Care for wherever you are in your journey.

Access a full range of treatments for mental health and substance use disorders. Whether you need a safe transitional living community, inpatient care, or outpatient therapy, we have a program to help.

Learn more about levels of care

5-21 days of 24/7 on-site medical supervision.

Our Medically-Assisted Detox and Inpatient Center offers private rooms and 24/7 medically supervised care to support a safe recovery from drugs and alcohol, followed by comprehensive treatment that addresses your physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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Detox Explained

2-6 Months

Our Transitional Living Program combines the structure of treatment and group living, with the freedom of living away from home.

This level of care is for young adults (18-30) who are not quite ready to heal from home. A safe and supportive living environment integrated with a PHP or IOP level of care so you learn life skills and healthy coping mechanisms in an environment that’s set up for your success.

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Transitional Living Overview

4 weeks of on-site day treatment.

Our Young Adult Day Treatment Program, also known as Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), is a highly structured level of care for young adults that offers five days of robust programming a week.

Our two distinct mental health and substance use tracks help young adults to stabilize, begin to understand their mental health and/or addiction struggles, and heal from them. We strive to help our clients become more like the person they want to be without using negative coping strategies or substances to get there.

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Day Treatment Explained

12 weeks of on-site or virtual treatment.

Our Young Adult IOP, or Intensive Outpatient Program, offers two distinct tracks to address young adult needs, each track consisting of 3-4 days of weekly programming.

In our mood disorder track, we are able to focus on mental health, depression, trauma, and anxiety. In our dual diagnosis track, we are able to support young adults with substance use and mental health challenges. Each focuses on developing positive social, academic, and vocational habits while continuing with their job or school responsibilities.

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Intensive Outpatient Program Explained
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Let’s Take the Next Steps Together

We understand taking the first step is difficult. There is no shame or guilt in asking for help or more information. We are here to support you in any way we can.