Detoxification rids the physical body of alcohol and drugs.
In most cases, this takes a period of time from 3 to 5 days. During this time, withdrawal symptoms can range from nervousness or mild anxiety to life threatening delirium tremors (DT’s.)
Most rehab facilities require the client to be already de-toxed and ready to go for the inpatient stay. Rehabs located in hospitals or clinics usually have their own detox facility adjacent.
After the client is de-toxed, they are transferred to the regular treatment program.
Upon admittance, drug testing is used to verify the absence of alcohol or drugs.
The cost can vary a great deal. You should ask questions about detox and get enough information to make an informed decision. Make sure to get this in writing to avoid any misunderstandings.
Find a facility with a specialty in detox.