Drug addiction affects millions of people around the world. It’s a condition that severely harms one’s well-being and gets in the way of leading a productive and happy life.

Residential addiction treatment is a holistic hands-on approach to dealing with substance abuse. It involves staying at a treatment center for an extended period under the supervision of professional counselors and medical staff.

At Allure Detox, we offer residential treatment programs that give our patients all the help and support they need to overcome their struggles with substance abuse.

Read on to learn more about how Allure Detox can help you.

Understanding Addiction

Drug addiction is a condition that makes an individual unable to control their urge to use a certain drug. It’s a neurological and behavioral condition that’s sometimes referred to as substance abuse.

Contrary to popular belief, drug addiction isn’t limited to illegal substances. In addition to illicit drugs, such as cocaine and heroin, a person can be addicted to other substances, such as prescription medication.

Even though the substance is clearly deteriorating their quality of life, an addict struggles to quit using it.

What Causes Drug Addiction

The causes of drug addiction can be classified into two main categories: environmental and genetic.

Environmental factors that cause drug addiction include peer pressure. A person who’s constantly around individuals that abuse a certain drug can feel pressured to do the same.

Additionally, an individual that’s been through major traumas or family instability as a child is more prone to develop an addiction.

As for the genetic causes of addiction, they depend on an individual’s family history. Those with a history of substance abuse in their families are more predisposed to following suit.

Impact of Addiction on Individuals and Their Families

When a person suffers from addiction, their condition doesn’t solely affect them; their family and friends are also affected by their actions.

Therefore, it’s important for family members and friends to encourage this individual to seek treatment. However, they shouldn’t do so in an aggressive way that backfires and causes the individual to double down on their drug use as a form of defiance.

Recognizing the Signs of Addiction

There are many tell-tale signs of addiction, including:

  • Poor judgment
  • Defensiveness
  • Paranoia
  • Fatigue
  • Mood swings
  • Erratic temper and anger issues

Overview of Allure Detox

Drug addicts have historically been seen as social pariahs. As a result, addiction treatment treated them as criminals and failures. In turn, it further alienated them instead of helping them overcome their struggles with substance abuse.

At Allure, we completely disregard this outdated approach. We adopt a new school of thought that focuses on solving the issue at its roots.

Whether the underlying cause of an individual’s addiction is physiological or psychological, we strive to identify and resolve it.

We also pride ourselves on catering our treatment plan to every patient’s specific necessity and mental health needs. This approach allows us to pursue the most effective level of care and treatment for each patient.

Our residential treatment centers(RTC) provide patients with the ideal environment for recovery. Allows individuals to experience 24-hour care. This doesn’t just involve having the right facilities but also includes fostering a sense of community that goes a long way in aiding with treatment.

Location and Contact Information

You can find Allure Detox at 900 54th St. N, West Palm Beach, FL 33407. To get in touch with our treatment team, call 855-972-9779.

You can check out our website for more information on the treatment options we offer. Our centers specialize in treating opiate, heroin, alcohol, and benzodiazepine addiction.

The Importance of Residential Addiction Treatment

When weighing your treatment options, you’ll need to decide between residential care treatment and outpatient care.

Some people may be apprehensive of the highly hands-on approach of residential treatment plans. However, residential treatment, sometimes known as inpatient treatment, is very effective due to the 24/7 medical and emotional support it provides patients.

Furthermore, residential treatment provides patients with a controlled, structured environment that keeps them on the right track toward recovery. Such an environment keeps patients away from any distractions or relapse triggers that may stunt their progress in self-improvement.

However, residential treatment isn’t for everyone. In some cases, outpatient programs may be the better option. You should consult one of our licensed counselors to determine the ideal treatment for your case.

Allure Detox’s Residential Treatment Approach

At Allure Detox, we take a holistic and comprehensive approach to treating our patients and helping them overcome their struggles with substance abuse and mental health disorders.

Here are the steps we take to do so:

Initial Assessment and Treatment Planning

The first phase of the process is to assess the severity and nature of a patient’s condition. We have a capable team of professional counselors that conduct full drug and alcohol evaluations using tools such as questionnaires, physical exams, and physical assessments.

This evaluation’s objective is to provide our counselors with a direction when deciding on the most suitable treatment plan for a patient.

The degree of a patient’s drug or alcohol addiction informs the treatment plan and the intensity of care they need to get better.

Detoxification Process

Following a patient’s evaluation, the first step of any treatment plan is detoxification.

This phase involves removing any traces of a drug in the patient’s system. Doing so is important because it makes sure the substance is no longer affecting the patient’s brain and other organs.

The other dimension of detoxification is managing the withdrawal symptoms that inevitably arise when the patient abstains from using. Managing these symptoms correctly is essential, especially if the patient was using the drug heavily.

Some people try to brave through withdrawal symptoms on their own. We advise against this because withdrawal symptoms can get exceedingly severe and lead to serious medical conditions.

Those going through withdrawal symptoms are prone to insomnia, nausea, and seizures. Therefore, it’s better to go through these conditions in a controlled setting among professional counselors.

Therapeutic Interventions

Allure Detox also offers patients various therapeutic treatments during their stay. These treatments are designed to help patients without giving them medication.

Here are some of them:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is commonly used in treating drug addiction as well as many other mental health issues.

It involves making the patient more aware and mindful of how their thoughts and emotions are connected to their behavior.

Cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT) encourages individuals to get rid of negative thought patterns and replace them with healthy positivity. Doing so has a direct effect on the patient’s behavioral problems, including their likelihood to resort to drug use.

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

Dialectical behavioral therapy(DBT) is another approach that acknowledges the close relationship between addiction and mental health.

It involves training patients to manage their emotions better. In turn, it allows them to deal with the balance between acceptance and change more effectively. By doing so, it reduces their stress levels and allows them to have healthier relationships on their road to recovery.


Another therapeutic measure we take at Allure Detox is acupuncture.

This ancient practice involves using needles to stimulate specific points on the patient’s body to help treat pain and other health problems. Acupuncture is effective in alleviating anxiety, stress, and withdrawal symptoms. In turn, it reduces the chances of relapse.

Some patients don’t feel anything at all when the needles are inserted. Others may feel tingling sensations of varying intensity.

The result of acupuncture is relaxation and an increased level of positive energy in the patient in the upcoming days.

Massage Therapy

At Allure Detox, we also use massage therapy as a tool to help patients along their journey to recovery.

We have licensed massage therapists that use their fingers, hands, or elbows to relax a patient’s soft tissue and stimulate the flow of blood and oxygen to it. The result is a reduced level of physical stress and pain.

Massage therapy is often used after the detox phase to help patients cope with the lingering physical effects of withdrawal symptoms.

It makes the patient less likely to succumb to temptation and relapse in an attempt to make the pain and discomfort go away.

The Role of Peer Support in Residential Treatment

When pursuing residential treatment at Allure Detox, you’ll be joined by many others who are going through the same experience.

Having this sense of collectiveness goes a long way in making patients feel that they’re not in this alone. In turn, they feel supported, not just by the medical staff tending to them, but also by their peers.

Life in Residential Treatment at Allure Detox

Throughout your stay at Allure Detox, you’ll have your own bedroom, and there are communal areas where you can interact with your peers and share your experiences.

These communal areas foster a sense of community and solidarity that goes a long way in helping our patients get through the treatment process successfully.

Additionally, you’ll have round-the-clock mental health services and assistance from our team of mental health professionals, counselors, and medical staff. They’ll use all the facilities at their disposal to help you overcome your substance abuse issues.

Success Stories From Allure Detox

Allure Detox is LegitScript certified and recognized by the Joint Commission for excellence in substance abuse and behavioral health treatment.

Although these certifications and awards are only granted to premier addiction treatment centers, they don’t mean much if our former patients aren’t satisfied with their experience.

It’s with great pleasure that we say that this isn’t the case.

Here are some examples of former patients talking about their experience at Allure Detox:

“I just want to thank the staff for making me feel at home and being there for me when I felt at my lowest. Wonderful establishment and a very patient and understanding staff. I highly recommend this place if you’re serious about getting clean and sober.”

Jaron M.

“I sent my nephew to this facility! The staff communicated with me every step of the way. I felt super safe and at ease having a loved one under their care. I couldn’t be more grateful to have a facility with such amazing communication, care, and involvement. A big thank you to the therapists and clinical team. You guys are the best!”

Mary M.

Preparing for Life After Residential Treatment

Your journey towards a better life free of drug use doesn’t end when your time at Allure Detox comes to a conclusion. After all, you’ll still need to navigate the hardships of life without falling back into destructive habits.

This is where the Allure Detox Alumni Program comes in.

Our Alumni Program offers our former patients a chance to get support from others who’ve gone through the same process and are trying to continue living a life of sobriety.

This program involves group therapy or support groups with other alumni to discuss the challenges and tribulations they’re facing in life after treatment and a variety of modalities, such as individual therapy. The support and sense of comradery created by these meetings are imperative in ensuring that our former patients continue on the right path.


If you’re dealing with drug addiction, acknowledging that you have a problem and trying to solve it is the first step on your road to recovery.

At Allure Detox, we offer comprehensive programs at our residential treatment facility that provide you with all the tools you’ll need to get sober.

We start by guiding you through detoxification and the withdrawal symptoms that come with it.

Then, we assist you in overcoming your struggles with substance use and abuse through therapeutic approaches, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and massage therapy.

Get in touch with one of our professional counselors now by calling us today.


Published on: 2019-09-09
Updated on: 2024-05-16

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