At Serenity Lane, we provide medically supported withdrawal (detox) at our licensed special inpatient care facility located at our Residential Treatment Center in Coburg, Oregon.
Serenity Lane’s medical staff carefully monitors patients to ensure a safe withdrawal from alcohol and/or drugs. This process is often referred to as ‘detox’ (detoxification).
Medical treatment is individualized; therefore the length of stay in the hospital will vary. The nursing staff, physician, psychiatrist and assigned counselors work together to develop a specific treatment plan. When the patient’s medical condition has stabilized, the physician will arrange for transfer to the residential treatment program.
We offer a specialized Buprenorphine withdrawal treatment for opioid-addicted patients.
Over the past decade we have seen an alarming rise in the misuse of opiates, both in prescription form, such as oxycontin, percocet, morphine, vicodin, as well as street drugs like heroin. Here in Oregon, with the closure of many methadone clinics there are fewer options for treatment of opiate abuse than ever before. To fill this void, The American Society of Addiction Medicine has worked diligently to find alternative, effective treatments for opiate addiction and in October 2002 the drug, Buprenorphine, received FDA approval for this purpose.
In clinical studies, Buprenorphine has proven effective in minimizing the extremely painful side effects of opiate withdrawal without patients feeling either euphoria or sedation. It is also virtually impossible to overdose on Buprenorphine. Read more about Opiate withdrawal using Buprenorphine.