All patients in the drug detox program will have their meals catered. They will not prepare any meals for themselves.
Psychiatrist and Nurse Practitioner
Choosing Turning Point of Tampa for a detox program and addiction treatment allows you access to the best addiction medicine in the state of Florida.
Our Medical Director is Dr. Singh
Dr. Singh and has been with Turning Point of Tampa since 2016 and has been named a Top Doctor four times for Addiction Medicine.
Since 1991, Dr. Singh has been board certified in Adult Psychiatry and he has a psychiatry practice in Tampa, FL. He is certified in Psychopharmacology and Addiction Medicine, is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and is a past President of the Tampa Psychiatric Society.
Dr. Estèvez is board certified in 5 subspecialties including adult, geriatric, and forensic psychiatry, as well as psychosomatic and addiction medicine.
Turning Point of Tampa has a nurse practitioner (NP) as part of their nursing staff. Around the clock nursing offers medical staff at all hours for clients if discomfort arises. As detoxification protocol's are implemented, each client follows their individualized treatment plan under our medical team's guidance.
Does Alcohol Detoxification Take Longer than Drug Detox?
No, alcohol detoxification usually takes 3 -5 days. Drug detox can take significantly longer but averages around 7 days.
Turning Point of Tampa treats alcohol use disorder (AUD), a condition that can be diagnosed when your pattern of alcohol use is problematic and causes significant distress. It can range from mild to severe. Alcohol withdrawal is very serious and must be monitored.
Vivitrol and Naltrexone
Vivitrol is the brand name for Naltrexone. This drug can be prescribed by one of our board certified addiction medicine doctors to prevent cravings and relapse with drugs or alcohol. Vivitrol is an injectable medication and proven to be effective with alcohol and drug addiction.
Vivitrol is one of several detoxification medications utilized to combat relapse and cravings.