Wilmington, Delaware Detox Centers

Wilmington ranks among the top five U.S. states with the highest violent crime rates, and is the largest heroin supply hub in Delaware. As a result, Wilmington also suffers high opioid addiction rates, and has seen an influx of overdose deaths caused by a deadly potent opioid called fentanyl.

Wilmington, DE detox centers use treatments that can help local residents overcome physical dependency on heroin, fentanyl, and all other opioids and substances. Use Addictions.com to explore nearby detox centers, and to learn more about treatments for your addiction type.

Wilmington Addiction Stats

Causes & Signs of Drug Abuse

Drug and alcohol abuse is commonly caused by factors including environment, mental health disorders, and genetics. In Wilmington, heroin addiction is driven by painkiller abuse, since heroin is often lower in cost and easier to obtain than prescription painkillers.

Physical signs of drug abuse:

  • Slurred speech
  • Loss of coordination
  • Constricted or dilated pupils
  • Excessive sweating

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Getting Help in Wilmington

Wilmington, DE detox centers can help individuals safely and comfortably overcome addiction with a lowered risk for side effects that occur when quitting on one’s own. Detox centers will customize and tailor treatments for each patient based on the severity and history of their addiction. Our caring drug abuse counselors are on standby 24/7 to help you find the best detox center and answer all your questions about detox treatments.

Choosing From Many Wilmington Detox Centers

Finding the right detox center shouldn’t have to be stressful or overwhelming – especially when you’re also coping with addiction. Use these tips when researching Wilmington, DE detox centers.

  • Treat your dual diagnosis

    A dual diagnosis is a mental health disorder like depression or PTSD that coincides with addiction and may even have caused your addiction. Look for Wilmington, DE detox centers that can treat your dual diagnosis using behavioral therapies so you can overcome addiction as a whole both physically and psychologically.

  • Seek aftercare

    Aftercare services help you stay clean and sober long-term following detox, and often consist of 12-step support groups, family counseling, and relapse prevention education. Search for Wilmington, DE detox centers that include aftercare services with detox treatment.

  • Know your detox options

    Withdrawing from drugs and alcohol can be painful and uncomfortable for many — especially for those who abuse substances in high amounts. Choose among Wilmington, DE detox centers that can relieve or eliminate withdrawal symptoms using medications, massage, acupuncture, and other safe, effective treatments.

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If you need help overcoming substance abuse, call our 24/7 confidential helpline at 800-654-0987 to speak with a caring drug abuse counselor. We’ll help you find Wilmington, DE detox centers devoted to guiding you along the path to lifelong sobriety from drugs and alcohol.