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Medical Detox for Drugs or Alcohol: What to Expect

Learn about the life-changing medical detox program in Mississippi

What Happens During Medical Detox for Drugs & Alcohol?

What Happens During Medical Detox for Drugs & Alcohol?

During medical detoxification for drugs and alcohol, a team of nurses and doctors assists an individual as their body adjusts to a substance-free state.1

When someone attempts to stop taking a substance after heavy or prolonged use, they often experience intense physical and mental discomfort, known as withdrawal.2 Medical detox aims to manage the symptoms of withdrawal to increase a patient’s comfort and maintain their safety.2

Medical Detox Sample Schedule at Oxford Treatment Center

Medical Detox Sample Schedule at Oxford Treatment Center

While in the medical detox program at Oxford Treatment Center, patients participate in therapeutic activities. An average day in medical detox at Oxford may look like this:
A Typical Day at Oxford Treatment Center
6:30 am
Wake Up
7:00 am
Medication Administration and Breakfast
8:30 am
Psychoeducation
10:00 am
Focus Group
11:00 am
Recovery Community
12:00 pm
Medication Administration and Lunch
1:30 pm
Clinical Process Group
3:00 pm
Focus Group
5:00 pm
Dinner
6:00 pm
H & I Meeting (NA)
7:30 pm
Medication Administration
10:30 pm
Lights Out
Does Health Insurance Cover Medical Detox for Drugs & Alcohol?

Does Health Insurance Cover Medical Detox for Drugs & Alcohol?

Yes, most insurance companies cover some or all of the costs for medical detox in Mississippi. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, substance use disorder treatment is now an essential health benefit, meaning many plans expanded their plan to cover it at the same level as they offer medical/surgical coverage.9,10 However, specific coverage varies by state and insurance provider.
Why Choose Oxford Treatment Center for Medical Detox?

Why Choose Oxford Treatment Center for Medical Detox?

Oxford Treatment Center’s medical detox program is located in two premier locations with passionate staff that utilize effective, evidence-based treatment approaches. Patients in medical detox at Oxford have 24/7 medical supervision, semi-private rooms, and balanced meals. The clinical team understands that no two people are alike and customizes your care and therapy to what is most effective for you.

Safely Detox Surrounded by Nature

Start your recovery journey on our 110 acre campus in Mississippi. We provide the highest level of care to ensure your detox experience is as safe and comfortable as possible.

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    Begin the Admissions Process

    Admissions navigators are available 24/7 to answer your questions, help verify insurance coverage, and get you admitted to a detox program quickly.

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    Detox Safely

    At Oxford, our experienced medical team supervises you at all hours. Making sure you're safe and comfortable is our top priority.

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    Smoothly Transition to Treatment

    Whether you choose our inpatient campus or outpatient campus, we offer a full continuum of care and make the transition from detox to therapeutic treatment easy.