Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Delta Specialty Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Delta Specialty Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Preferred Cocaine Detox Center in Memphis, Tennessee

Delta Specialty Hospital helps individuals struggling with alcohol or drug addiction build a strong foundation for long-term recovery. Serving Memphis, TN, Delta is the preferred provider of substance abuse recovery.

The Importance of Detox

The importance of detox from cocaine

Cocaine is a powerful stimulant drug that is enticing for many because of its intense euphoria-inducing high. When abused for a long period of time, individuals who take cocaine often find that they are unable to stop and require professional services in order to break free from this type of addiction. Therefore, if you believe that you have a problem with cocaine abuse, know that there is help available once you are ready to reclaim your life.

Nowadays, there are a myriad of treatment options that exist for those looking to overcome cocaine addiction, or cocaine use disorder as it is known clinically. In fact, if you have researched options for care for yourself, you likely discovered that there are outpatient treatment options, residential services, inpatient care, and a whole host of other programs that all tout their ability to help people overcome this form of addiction. However, addiction experts widely agree that a comprehensive treatment approach is best when it comes to defeating a cocaine addiction.

Detoxification services, or detox as it is commonly known, is a beneficial form of care that can set the stage for a long-lasting recovery from cocaine abuse. Within this treatment option, your body is cleared of cocaine and other harmful substances of abuse so that you are able to achieve the clarity of mind and improved health needed to effectively take on the other elements of your recovery process. Regardless of whether you have been abusing cocaine for a long period of time or for just a few months, detox is an important step to take in order to truly become sober once and for all.

Benefits of Detox

The benefits of detox from cocaine

If you have attempted to end your addiction to cocaine without professional help, then you likely know how hard it can be. For some people, the cravings for cocaine and other withdrawal symptoms can drive even the most motivated person to resort to cocaine abuse once more.

However, by partaking in a comprehensive program that supplies detox, you will be able to benefit in the following ways:

  • Your risk of relapse is decreased significantly as you will no longer have access to cocaine or other substances while in treatment.
  • Since you won’t be able to abuse substances, your health will improve and the further damage that would otherwise occur if you continued to abuse drugs will stop as well.
  • You’ll have ongoing support from medical professionals and addiction specialists who will encourage you every step of the way so that you are able to make great strides in your recovery process.
  • If your withdrawal symptoms become too much to bear, you may be given certain medications to alleviate your discomfort. Any and all medications given will be closely monitored by the staff at your treatment center so that there is no risk of substance abuse occurring while you heal and recover.
  • You’ll be able to seamlessly transition into the next step of your recovery journey without having to wait to examine and overcome the issues that led you to cocaine abuse in the first place.

Lastly, your health and emotional wellbeing will be cared for throughout the duration of your time in detox.

Delta Specialty Hospital is the best place to get sober. I am so thankful to all of the amazing staff that helped me break free from my cocaine addiction and am now about celebrate my third year of sobriety.

– Former Patient
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