Get Clean at Hygea Middle River, a Maryland Detox

Detoxifying the body and mind of dangerous, sometimes life-threatening, levels of alcohol, drugs, or poisons is an essential step in recovery.

You or your loved one can achieve safe, medically supervised detoxification through our detox program at our Baltimore County inpatient and detox facility.

What Is Detox?

  • Detoxifying the body and mind is the first essential step in overcoming any addiction to a substance or substances.
  • The detoxification process prepares the individual’s body and mind for rehabilitation by safely removing toxins from the addictive substance(s) from the body.
  • Detox helps reduce uncomfortable and sometimes severe withdrawal symptoms from drugs and alcohol.
  • In certain circumstances, using advanced medications during the detoxification process can help decrease cravings for the substances, reducing the chance of relapse.
  • Detox is much safer for the individual when medically supervised. At Hygea Healthcare, our highly trained staff medically oversee each individual’s unique detoxification process.

Why Detox at Hygea Middle River?

Our inpatient facility provides a safe and comfortable environment combined with compassionate care and support to help individuals experiencing addiction through their detoxification process, typically lasting between 7-10 days.

We combine classical forms of treatment such as general counseling and cognitive behavioral therapy with newer, whole-body approaches such as yoga, meditation, diet management, and education on healthy eating.

If you or a loved one are struggling with substance abuse, contact us today for information on how we can help.

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What to Expect From Hygea Middle River Detox

The benefits of detox extend beyond cleansing your body and mind of harmful toxins. Detox and recovery offer a new lease on your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health.

Our detoxification and inpatient services offer:

  • Care and compassion from skilled clinicians and staff
  • A safe, comforting environment
  • Recovery from addiction
  • Improved overall health
  • Increased self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Less severe withdrawal symptoms
  • Reduced risk of relapse
  • Services for individuals with commercial or Medicaid insurance

Our dedicated team is highly qualified and trained in addiction treatment. Regardless of your circumstances, we will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the best possible care and outcomes.

Why Should I Contact Hygea Middle River?

Substance abuse can be terrifying and is a very real problem in the United States. The statistics are alarming:

  • Approximately 20.2 million adults in the U.S. aged 18 or older had a substance use disorder in 2017.1
  • Estimates of the total overall costs of substance abuse in the U.S. exceed $600 billion annually.2
  • There have been over 700,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. since 2000.3
  • During 2017–2019, the annual average prevalence (proportion of a population with a specific characteristic in a given period) of past-year substance use disorder in Maryland was 6.3% (or 320,000).4

While the statistics may be alarming, the ability to recover from a substance disorder is promising with the proper support and individualized care. Take the first step today by contacting us to learn more or enroll in one of our treatment programs.

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  1. Lipari, R.N., & Van Horn, S.L. (2017). Trends in Substance Use Disorders Among Adults Aged 18 or Older. The CBHSQ Report. Retrieved from
  2. National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health. Understanding drug abuse and addiction. NIDA InfoFacts. Bethesda, MD; 2011. p.1. Available from:
  3. National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics.
  4. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSA). Behavioral Health Barometer, Maryland, Volume 6. 2019. Available from: r_Volume6.pdf

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