Detox in Woodland Hills, CA for Alcohol & Drugs

Addiction treatment typically begins with a detox program. Whether you’ve become addicted to prescription medications, illicit drugs, alcohol or a combination of substances, the detox program at Profound is designed to help you through the cravings and the physical withdrawal process.

What Is a Residential Detox Program?

Many people who need addiction treatment avoid getting help because they are fearful of the detox process. A residential detox program provides 24-7 medical monitoring to keep clients safe and comfortable as they withdraw from drugs or alcohol.

Trained medical personnel provide psychological and medical care as needed, including medications to ease withdrawal symptoms.

As a residential treatment center, clients live on-site as they go through withdrawal and prepare to participate in the therapies that will help them remain healthy long-term.

If you have been delaying treatment due to fears of detox, get help now at Profound Treatment.

How Long Does It Take for a Detox to Work?

The timeline for the detox process varies based on a number of factors, including the substance, the intensity of the addiction, and your medical history. Typically, it can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Most clients need ample time to get past their withdrawal symptoms before they can concentrate on therapy.

At Profound, our medically-monitored detox program offers 24-7 care in an upscale environment to ensure you go through withdrawal safely and comfortably. A doctor or nurse practitioner is available to offer relief medication should you experience any discomfort.

Withdrawal Symptoms 

Withdrawal symptoms occur when a person stops using a substance their body depends on. Physical and psychological symptoms are common but impossible to predict. This uncertainty is one reason to consider a residential detox program.

At the Profound Treatment detox in Woodland Hills, we help clients with a 24-hour medically monitored detox program. We provide relief medication to keep clients comfortable and monitor their progress closely.

Alcohol withdrawal can be mildly uncomfortable to severely painful, depending on the individual’s level of addiction, general health, and other factors. People considered heavy drinkers — those consuming more than seven drinks per week — typically experience the most severe symptoms.

Drug detox symptoms vary according to which substance a person has become addicted to. Like alcohol withdrawal, the symptoms can be mild to severe, depending on external factors.

Drug Detox Withdrawal Symptoms 


The symptoms each person experiences while going through drug detox in Woodland Hills vary but typically include the following:

  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea and other flu-like symptoms
  • Increased heart rate
  • Muscle aches and general pain
  • Irritability and angry outbursts
  • Depression
  • Digestive upsets
  • Hallucinations
  • Paranoia
  • Tremors
  • Detachments
  • Seizures

Most physical symptoms arise during the acute withdrawal stage, which can last up to three weeks, depending on the drugs and the person’s general health.

Alcohol Detox Withdrawal Symptoms 


Alcohol withdrawal symptoms typically begin within a few hours after your last drink. Symptoms may include:

  • Nausea, sweating, and other flu-like symptoms
  • Agitation
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Shaking, tremors
  • Night sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Hallucinations
  • Increased heart rate
  • Seizures

The most severe symptom of alcohol withdrawal is called delirium tremens, or “DTs.” Delirium tremens is a medical emergency that can result in death. The possibility of experiencing delirium tremens is one reason to consider admittance into our Woodland Hills detox center.

How Detox Feels 

Detoxing from drugs or alcohol is, at best, uncomfortable. For some people, it can be extremely painful, with both physical and psychological symptoms, including extreme cravings.

Why You Should Go to Residential Detox at Profound Treatment in Woodland Hills, California

Many people in need of treatment think they can handle the effects of detox at home or believe they don’t deserve medical assistance. Both of these beliefs are misguided. Any ideas that a person should sweat it out alone are not only punitive, but they are also putting the person’s health at further risk.

The detox program at Profound Treatment is designed to help clients manage their physical and psychological symptoms with monitoring by qualified medical personnel.

Feeling better faster also means detox clients can begin other aspects of their rehab program sooner. Research has shown that clients receiving addiction treatment have better outcomes when they feel better and have a more positive outlook.

Our detox program can help clients no matter what substance they are withdrawing from. Continuity of care is also a priority at Profound Treatment. Our clients can begin their residential or intensive outpatient programs immediately after clearing the detox process.

One benefit of getting addiction treatment at Profound is continuity of care. After successfully clearing the detox process, you can begin therapy in residential treatment or our intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) program. In both cases, you will attend intensive individual therapy sessions, group therapy and family therapy, using a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities.

At each level of treatment, the Profound clinical team will communicate with your primary care team and your family about your progress. We will be there for you at every step of the recovery process.

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    Safely rids the body of toxins and substances while alleviating withdrawal symptoms under medical supervision.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The physical symptoms of alcohol detox typically peak within about 72 hours and may last up to three weeks. Psychological symptoms may last longer.

In some cases, psychological conditions may not be caused by detox but are underlying mental health concerns. Our alcohol detox in Woodland Hills offers treatment for co-occurring conditions.

The timeline for drug detox varies widely depending on the substance. In some cases, it may be necessary to follow a tapering-off protocol, which may extend the length of the detox period. In general, clients can expect symptoms to last anywhere from a few days to several months.

The costs of a detox program vary according to the services each client needs. On average, expect to pay between $1,000 and $6,000 for a residential detox program.

Your health insurance policy may cover at least a portion of the cost of our Woodland Hills detox program. To find out more, speak with one of our admissions counselors, who can verify your insurance and answer any rehab questions you may have.


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