- Sydney Detox and Rehab offers detox and treatment for all drug addictions in a warm, nurturing luxury environment
- We are known for our attention to detail and high level of privacy
- Our friendly staff will help you get your life back on track with a range of specially chosen interventions to suit your needs and lifestyle
What is drug addiction?
Addiction is a very serious health concern that can impact individuals from all walks of life and at any stage of their life. Individuals can develop addictions to both prescription drugs and illicit drugs.
What may start off as ‘harmless’ recreational use or management of a valid health condition can quickly lead to dependence on the drug. Addiction is the compulsive and repeated seeking out of the drug(s) of choice. A person will continue using the drug, in spite of the negative consequences that the drug(s) has on their life, relationships, finances and health.
Signs and symptoms of drug addictions
As a person uses more and more of a substance, they begin to develop tolerance for that drug. The body needs more and more of the drug to get the same effects. The body becomes physically dependent on the substance as it begins to physiologically adapt to the drug. This means that when the drug is stopped, the body enters into withdrawal & cravings for the drug arise. Tolerance and physical dependence are major signs of addiction.
Other signs and symptoms of drug addiction include:
- Strong urges to use the drug
- Risky behaviours, either to get the drug or while taking the drug
- Inability to stop using and making excuses to continue using
- Secrecy and lying around drug use
- Inability to meet family, work and personal obligations
- Isolating self
- Loss of interest in other aspects of life
- Financial problems caused by drug use
- Depression and anxiety
- Changes to personality and appearance
- Health issues such as high blood pressure, nasal cavity damage.
- Withdrawal symptoms when attempting to quit
Withdrawal symptoms will vary depending on the drug(s) being used. These symptoms may include: nausea, lethargy, tremors, vomiting, depression, confusion, hallucinations, suicidal thoughts. Withdrawal symptoms can be severe and dangerous depending on the drug(s) used and severity & duration of the addiction. Due to risk of seizure and death it is highly recommended that drug detox be undertaken in a residential detox centre under the guidance and supervision of qualified medical and treatment professionals.
Treatment for drug addiction
Getting support for a drug addiction can be an intimidating process, but you are not alone. Reaching out for help is important and choosing residential support for detox and rehabilitation can improve your chances of recovering and reclaiming your life from addiction.
Sydney Detox and Rehab specializes in confidential medically supervised drug and alcohol detoxification in a luxury residential setting. Detox and withdrawal can be a crucial first step in your recovery journey.
We understand that for some people having a very comfortable, private and non-clinical environment to detox in is important.
What drug addictions are treated at Sydney Detox and Rehab?
Sydney Detox and Rehab is able to support individuals struggling with the following addictions:
- Prescription Drugs
- Amphetamine and methamphetamine (ice)
- Psychedelics (LSD, PCP, Psilocybin)
- Club drugs (GHB, Ketamine, Ecstasy)
Medically Supervised detox at Sydney Detox and Rehab
The detox and rehab programs at Sydney Detox and Rehab are 7-28 days in duration, depending on your needs.
An experienced doctor will oversee your medically supervised detox and nursing staff will be present 24/7 nursing staff during the withdrawal phase.
Your detox symptoms will vary, depending on the drug(s) used and the duration & severity of the addiction.
Shortly after your arrival, our doctor will conduct a thorough assessment to help establish a treatment plan. They may prescribe medication that could help in alleviating your withdrawal symptoms. Nursing staff will monitor your health throughout the day and specially trained staff ensure that your detox is as comfortable and safe as it can be.
We take a holistic approach to drug addiction treatment.
Throughout your detox you will be supported with daily therapies such as massage, acupuncture and counselling. You will be nourished with nutritious chef-prepared meals tailored to your preferences. Your program is tailor made, so depending on your needs & interests we can offer additions like equine assisted learning, recreational activities such as golf & kayaking, African drumming sessions and sound meditation.
Rehabilitation is recommended after the detox phase, so that you can understand your addiction and develop the tools & resources to live a fulfilling life without the burden of addiction.