This is the first step in treatment of alcohol or drugs addiction. It is a natural process that occurs in the body as it get rid of the toxic (alcohol and drugs) from the system in the form of urine, perspiration, etc.

Alcoholics and Drug addicts are most likely to experience withdrawals (mild, moderate or severe) during this process and their behavior can be harmful to self or others as they go pain and sometimes hallucinations.

Our job at the New Hope Trust is to try and smother the withdrawals and ensure no harm takes place for which our team of attendants take care of the patient and administer medications (if any) prescribed by our doctor, attending the patient in detoxification phase is a 24 hours duty done in shifts.

The duration of detoxification varies from person to person depending on the kind of substance consumed, quantity, period of use, etc.

Once the detoxification process is over, the physical allergy stops and the body cases to crave for the substance.

The Medications for detox are discontinued and the patient is now ready to be moved in his room or dormitory for further course if treatment.

During detoxification, the patient’s blood and urine samples are sent to the pathological lab and based on these reports our doctors prescribe medication as further line of medical treatment.

This is the first step in treatment of alcohol or drugs addiction. It is a natural process that occurs in the body as it get rid of the toxic (alcohol and drugs) from the system in the form of urine, perspiration, etc.

Alcoholics and Drug addicts are most likely to experience withdrawals (mild, moderate or severe) during this process and their behavior can be harmful to self or others as they go pain and sometimes hallucinations.

Our job at the New Hope Trust is to try and smother the withdrawals and ensure no harm takes place for which our team of attendants take care of the patient and administer medications (if any) prescribed by our doctor, attending the patient in detoxification phase is a 24 hours duty done in shifts.

The duration of detoxification varies from person to person depending on the kind of substance consumed, quantity, period of use, etc.

Once the detoxification process is over, the physical allergy stops and the body cases to crave for the substance.

The Medications for detox are discontinued and the patient is now ready to be moved in his room or dormitory for further course if treatment.

During detoxification, the patient’s blood and urine samples are sent to the pathological lab and based on these reports our doctors prescribe medication as further line of medical treatment.

One should remember that addiction is a primary disease and the other diseases arising out of this disease require medical help. Without abstaining from alcohol or drugs. It is not possible to treat other diseases.