Addiction Recovery’s 1st Step
When chronic drug users and alcoholics separate from an addictive substance they often need help coping with withdrawal. Detox is a popular umbrella term in the lingo of addiction recovery services, but new terms are emerging. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration defines crisis stabilization as
a direct service that assists with deescalating the severity of a person’s level of distress and/or need for urgent care associated with a substance use disorder.