Who Really Goes to Detox Centers?


Detox centers can seem like frightening places. Imagery in the media often evokes the trope of the 70’s mental hospital, with terrible conditions and unpleasant people. This depiction isn’t fair to anyone. It’s not fair to the detox center, the rehab facility, or the people seeking help for their illness. So who really goes to detox centers? It’s not the type of person you expect. Or, perhaps more accurately, it is the type of person you expect. It’s also every other type of person in the entire world. Addiction has no discriminatory factors. It doesn’t pick and choose based on […]