The use of cocaine and methamphetamine has been on the decline since 2006. However, people who abuse cocaine or methamphetamine still run the risk of becoming drug addicts, and thus have the risk of having to go through detoxification or withdrawal.
There are three steps in the process of detoxification. The first is evaluation, the second is stabilization and the third is transfer into a treatment program. Importantly, detox times vary quite widely, and depend on the individual, the drug in question and the atmosphere in which their detox process takes place.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which is a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services, defines detox as “a set of interventions aimed at managing acute intoxication and withdrawal. Supervi