New "Road to Recovery" Infographic Helps Family and Friends of Drug and Alcohol Abusers
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2018
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With the opioid epidemic affecting so many Americans, Novus Medical Detox Centers has observed that more families and friends are involved in trying to help their loved ones battle their dependencies than ever before. However, most of these are unfamiliar with the various components of a recovery from drug or alcohol dependence. To help family and friends understand the sometimes-complex elements and choices to be made, Novus has created an infographic to help simplify this process.
Click here to download the infographic.
This infographic begins with the potential step of Intervention, which some have seen dramatized on TV, but most don't realize that there are different kinds of intervention and the alternatives are many. And it should be understood that intervention is only necessary when the abuser is in denial.
Novus has found that many people do not understand the difference between "detox" and "rehab" or believe they are the same thing. This infographic is designed to help clarify this and to help people understand that not all drugs require detox, however opioids and alcohol often do.
"It is important that people understand that recovery is road that needs to be traveled," says Bryn Wesch, CEO of Novus Medical Detox Centers, "and that each has to find the road that is right for him or her, as there is no one path for everyone. We hope to make that better understood with this infographic."
About Novus Medical Detox Center:
Novus Medical Detox Center is a Joint Commission Accredited inpatient medical detox facility that offers safe, effective alcohol and drug treatment programs in a home-like residential setting. With two Centers, Novus is located in Tampa Bay and in West Palm Beach, Florida and is also licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families. Novus is known for minimizing the discomfort of withdrawal from prescription medication, drugs or alcohol by creating a customized detox program for each patient. By incorporating medication, natural supplements and fluid replenishment, Novus tailors the detox process for each patient, putting the dignity and humanity back into drug detoxification. Patients have 24/7 medical supervision, including round-the-clock nursing care and access to a withdrawal specialist, and enjoy comfortable private or shared rooms with a telephone, cable television and high-speed Internet access. For more information, visit www.novusdetox.com.
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