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

LAST UPDATED ON 12/17/2020

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 Duffy's Napa Valley Rehab 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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Duffy's Napa Valley Rehab.

  • This restriction has 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 has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being 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.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

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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Heroin Detox Center in Napa Valley, California

With over 38,000 guests treated and a completion rate over 90%, Duffy’s Napa Valley Rehab outperforms other heroin addiction treatment detox centers by building the necessary foundation for long-term recovery. Duffy’s provides in-house detoxification services for a smooth transition into residential care.

The Importance of Heroin Detox

The importance of detox for heroin addiction

Heroin is one of the most dangerous substances of abuse available today. Despite its known dangers,  countless people still experiment with the drug. Unfortunately, even a simple experimentation with heroin can lead to the rapid development of an addiction. Its addictive properties quickly trap individuals into an ongoing cycle of abuse that begins to cause monumental disturbances in their lives.

Heroin can be ingested via snorting, smoking, or injecting. Each route of administration can produce its own set of adverse effects. For example, smoking the drug can lead to lung damage, snorting can destroy the nasal cavity, and injecting can lead to contracting viruses like hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS. And these are only a few examples of a wide range of detriments that can occur. Despite such devastating ramifications,  many individuals struggle to put an end to their use of heroin because of the pleasurable high that the drug elicits upon consumption. As individuals continue to use heroin, their bodies can become tolerant to the substance, meaning that they require more of it in order to achieve the effects that they desire. As the use increases, their bodies can then become dependent on the substance, meaning that their systems are no longer able to function without the presence of heroin. As a result, when these individuals then attempt to stop using the drug, they are at risk for experiencing a period of withdrawal. This withdrawal process can be excruciating, frequently causing individuals to resume their heroin use so that they no longer have to experience that distress. Thus, the dangerous cycle of heroin abuse continues, placing individuals at a profound risk for suffering from grave outcomes.

One way to prevent this return to the abuse of heroin is to participate in detoxification, also known as detox, services at a detox treatment center. By participating in a Northern California heroin detox program, individuals are also offered comfort and safety as withdrawal symptoms are minimized as the toxic substance is removed from their systems.

Benefits of Heroin Detox

Benefits of a heroin detox program in Northern California

Detoxification refers to the physiological process of having substances of abuse removed from an individual’s body. Individuals who choose to receive detox services can benefit from the following:

  • The distress that accompanies the period of withdrawal from heroin can be significantly reduced.
  • The cravings that are typically elicited upon the cessation of heroin use can be managed.
  • The future detriments that heroin can have on one’s physical and mental health can be eliminated.
  • Ongoing support is provided by addiction treatment experts, helping to prevent future relapse.
  • By receiving these services in a treatment setting, individuals can seamlessly transition into therapeutic programming upon the completion of detox.

Due to the extremely dangerous impact that the prolonged use of heroin can have on an individual’s life, engaging in detoxification services can ultimately be a life-saving experience.

One of the most optimal settings in which to receive detox is in a residential heroin detox program. Because heroin use affects every facet of an individual’s life, by engaging in the comprehensive care that is offered in a residential setting, individuals can find true and lasting healing.

At Duffy’s heroin detox center, we take great pride in the all-inclusive heroin care that we afford to individuals who are battling an addiction to heroin. We recognize the profound devastation that heroin use can have on an individual’s life, as well as on the lives of those around him or her, which is why we remain devoted to offering care that addresses all of the concerns that can hinder recovery. Through the use of a vast array of therapeutic interventions, the programming offered here at Duffy’s can make succeeding at obtaining sobriety something that is within everyone’s reach.

If you or someone you care about is battling an addiction to heroin, please do not hesitate to contact Northern California’s premier heroin treatment center, Duffy’s Napa Valley Rehab. Here, you or your loved one’s health will become our top priority so that the road to recovery can begin.

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I entered this program not knowing what to expect. I went in scared and nervous, but I learned quickly that I was among friends. What I learned at Duffy’s has guided me through my life and will continue to guide me for a long time to come. I would just like to say thanks to all the people that work here and the people that support this wonderful place.

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