Detox Program Overview

Mountainside’s Detox program combines medical best practices with a holistic approach to treatment to deliver a carefully designed addiction treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. In an atmosphere of comfort and compassion, our dedicated medical and clinical teams provide you with 24/7 individualized care and support. Our experts will stabilize your body and help you through withdrawal symptoms, as well as any other physical and emotional challenges you may face during the first days of your recovery.

Detox Offerings

Removing toxins from your body is a critical part of recovery, but it is only one part of the puzzle. Our detox program is designed to address all your needs during your first days in recovery, from helping to properly nourish your body, to educating you on the disease of addiction, to preparing you for the next steps in your addiction treatment. 

Clinical

Group of recovering alcoholics and addicts in treatment

Recovery Education

Curriculum designed to explain how alcoholism or drug addiction has impacted your life and what to be mindful of in the recovery process.

Group therapy addressing substance abuse

Group Counseling

Daily clinician-facilitated therapy session that enables you to openly express yourself and explore issues among others who understand what you are going through.

Rehab patient meeting with Mountainside drug addiction counselor

Individual Counseling

One-on-one sessions with a clinician to help you process thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to gain a clearer understanding of your inner-self and develop and strive towards personalized treatment goals.

Wellness

Healthy foods to repair the damage caused by substance abuse.

Nutrition Education

Group designed to create mindful eating habits by exploring the role nutrition plays in recovery. Activities include label reading, food preparation, and food tastings.

Meditation for holistic healing from drug and alcohol abuse.

Meditation

Practice of centering the mind on breathing and sensations of the body to achieve mental clarity, cultivate serenity, and emotional stability.

Drug rehab patient sleeping.

Sleep Education

Tips and practices to promote deep relaxation and enhance sound sleep, allowing you to sleep better and longer while in addiction treatment and after.

Medical & Psychiatric

Nurse performing an HIV test on drug addict

HIV and Hepatitis C Tests

Screenings designed to determine if you are currently infected with HIV or Hepatitis C by detecting antibodies in your blood.

Nutritionist examining patient’s nutritional needs to aid in their recovery

Nutritional Assessment

One-on-one evaluation to assess the toll substance abuse has taken on your body and address your most imminent nutritional needs.

Nurse conducting pharmocogenic test as part of addiction treatment

Pharmacogenic Test

Collection of your genetic information to better understand how medications used as part of your addiction treatment will affect your body.

Doctor checking alcoholic’s blood pressure to evaluate the damage addiction has caused

Physical Exam

Medical exam to evaluate your general health and determine any degree of physical issue caused by your addiction.

Psychiatrist performing psychiatric evaluation as part of a patient’s addiction treatment

Psychiatric Evaluation

Session to determine your mental health needs, including checking for the presence of co-occurring disorders such as anxiety or depression.

Doctor evaluating patient’s withdrawal from drug addiction

Withdrawal Assessment

Evaluation of addiction withdrawal symptoms such as cravings, anxiety, and depression specific to your substance of abuse and history of use.

Luxury Detox Suite

We offer a private suite for those individuals who are unable to disconnect from a demanding professional or personal life, and those looking for an added level of confidentiality.

Learn more about our Luxury Detox Suite

Typical Day at Mountainside’s Detox Program

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MORNING

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AFTERNOON

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EVENING

What is Detox?

Detox Team

Licensed and credentialed clinicians with extensive experience in the field of substance-abuse treatment guide clients through recovery and into a life full of possibility.

Additional Resources:

Visit our drug glossary to learn more about which drugs would benefit from detoxing under professional medical supervision.

For helpful articles on the detox process, how detoxification affects the body, and how detox is different from rehab, visit our blog.  

Mountainside Detox is available in Canaan, CT.