What is a Drug Detox?

Drug detox or a drug detoxification refers to cleansing the body of toxic substances. Though fundamentally a drug detox refers to the removal of these foreign substances, this makes up only a part of the overall drug detox programme.

As detoxing the body can present a variety of symptoms – both physical and psychological – a Drug Detox should follow a comprehensive plan which aims to make the overall process much more bearable, and consequently, successful.

Page Definition Index


  • When is a Drug Detox necessary?
  • Illegal Drug Use
  • How do addictions work?
  • Prescription drug use
  • Drug Detoxification Process
  • What happens in detox?
  • Medication used to help a Drug Detox
  • Choosing the right way to detox from drugs
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