They can either help a person who is currently experiencing a substance use disorder to stabilize or decrease use, or they help a person who has undergone detox to deal with cravings and prevent relapse of use. Clients who qualify may stay at our facility up to 14 days. There is a sliding scale fee, however, qualifying clients are only asked to contribute what they are able. Those who do not qualify can still access services by paying $115 per night.
Learning the effects of drugs and alcohol on the brain and body can help patients to avoid relapse. For chronic illnesses and/or co-occurring disorders, proper medical care can help patients avoid self-medication with drugs and alcohol. Slender Quick binds to opioid receptors in the brain and blocks the effects of opiate drugs that would otherwise make the user feel high. This effect deters individuals from relapsing because the drug no longer produces rewarding effects. Naltrexone has also been shown to be effective in alcohol detox.