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

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • These restrictions have 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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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Learn How To Safely Detox From Heroin

Detoxing from heroin can be the most difficult part of addiction to overcome. Crestwyn can ensure you or your loved one that the detoxification process will be both safe and comfortable.

First Step to Recovery

Detox: the first step to recovery

Heroin is a substance that, when abused, can cause the development of an addiction that can rip through one’s life. From one’s work life and social life, to personal life and more, a heroin addiction can ravage all areas of an individual’s daily routine, as it is one of the strongest and potentially deadly forms of chemical dependence today.

Provided the harm that heroin can cause within a user’s life, treatment is almost always required in order to end the cycle of this type of addiction. For those who do not engage in proper and effective treatment, the consequences that stem from remaining addicted to heroin can include irreversible damage to one’s mental and physical wellbeing and even death as a result of an overdose. Considering these detriments, it is imperative to consider care that includes both therapeutic services and detoxification, or detox, services. Detox services are a form of treatment that thoroughly addresses the physical aspects of addiction within the first stages of an individual’s recovery. These services can also aid in helping individuals solidify the preliminary steps needed to achieve sobriety and remain heroin-free for a lifetime.


What happens during heroin withdrawal

Heroin withdrawal is said to be one of the most upsetting forms of drug withdrawal known to man. When an individual has been abusing heroin to the point where his or her body has become accustomed to the presence of it, withdrawal symptoms are likely to develop when the individual is no longer abusing heroin.

Withdrawing from heroin can include bodily aches and pains, feeling physically unwell, and having strong cravings for heroin. Because these symptoms can be highly disruptive, many individuals will relapse and begin using heroin once more. However, if an individual participates in care that includes detox, not only can he or she experience a more comfortable withdrawal process, but he or she can achieve what is required to make exceptional strides on the road to recovery.


Detoxification from heroin at Crestwyn Behavioral Health

As a leading provider of addiction treatment services for men and women, we, at Crestwyn, are happy to supply top-of-the-line detoxification services. Here, men and women benefit from the expertise of our team and enjoy a life-changing experience where the environment surrounding them promotes healing. Each individual will be made as comfortable as possible, and the continued support and encouragement obtained makes every patient who walks through our doors feel as though he or she is thoroughly cared for and included within a dynamic recovery community. Therefore, we feel that our center is the best place to begin the path towards recovery.

Long Term Benefits

Long-term benefits of detox for heroin addiction

When someone does not receive care for an addiction to heroin, or if he or she does not engage in detox services for this type of chemical dependency problem, the results can be devastating. For those who are physically dependent on heroin, one or more relapses on this substance can stand in the way of an individual cutting his or her ties to this kind of addiction. However, for those who engage in detox services, there is a greater chance that they will be able to more effectively prevent relapse and go on to live happy, healthy lives.

Participation in a detox program allows an individual to uphold improved health and peace of mind so that he or she can fully understand why and how he or she developed an addiction to heroin. With these benefits, an individual is more likely to engage him or herself in programming, which can help to establish the confidence and skills required to keep from abusing heroin in the future.

For those who are ready to begin a transformative and life-saving treatment experience, look no further than Crestwyn Behavioral Health. Our well-established reputation for helping many individuals achieve sobriety precedes us, and by beginning care at our center, we feel that we can be of service to you, too. Call us today.

This was the best place I could have ever chosen to go get help at! Unlike other behavioral health places in the Memphis area, Crestwyn is a very nice facility staffed with the kindest and most helpful people ever!

– Former Patient