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 Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center 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 Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center.

  • 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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Alcohol Detox Center Serving Belton, TX

Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center helps individuals struggling with alcohol addiction build a strong foundation for long-term recovery. Located in Belton, Texas, Cedar Crest Hospital will help you smoothly transition from detoxification to our rehab center.

Learn More About Alcohol Detox

Learn more about detoxification from alcohol at Cedar Crest Hospital in Belton, TX

Those who become addicted to alcohol hardly ever start drinking with the intention of developing a dangerous cycle of alcohol abuse. However, if an individual starts consuming beer, liquor, or wine on a regular basis and in increasingly larger amounts, an addiction to this substance can occur. For many who are battling this specific concern, each area of life can easily become affected and the ability to end one’s drinking independently can be very challenging.

For a handful of individuals, being able to stop drinking is possible. However, for many of those who are struggling with alcohol addiction, professional help is required. As time passes and one’s drinking continues, tolerance can develop, requiring the individual to continually consume more and more of his or her drink of choice in larger amounts and more frequently. Quickly, the individual’s body gets used to the presence of alcohol and can no longer function properly without it. When this happens, it shows that the individual has developed a chemical dependence on this substance and can suffer many upsetting mental and physical symptoms if the drinking is discontinued.

However, if an individual decides that he or she wants to stop his or her alcohol abuse, there are many different options for treatment available. Residential treatment that includes detoxification services (or detox) is regarded as one of the most effective options for care that has improved the lives of many individuals across the country and throughout the world. Aside from the benefits provided within residential treatment programming, detox services are able to advance an individual towards achieving his or her recovery goals. Within this intervention, the pain that can come along with beginning to end an alcohol addiction can be decreased and the foundation will be set for a successful treatment outcome.

Benefits of Detox

Learn more about the benefits of detox from alcohol

Those who are addicted to alcohol and who then suddenly stop consuming it place themselves at risk for continuing to drink. Ignored mental health and environmental factors, paired with the strong cravings and painful symptoms of withdrawal that one can struggle with, can cause an individual to go right back to drinking. Before long, the goal to stay sober becomes a far off ambition.

However, by partaking in care that provides detox, the following benefits can be obtained:

  • Physical withdrawal symptoms are minimized
  • The ability to think clearly is restored, which allows individuals to place their attention on other areas of their recovery
  • The risks linked to the continued abuse of alcohol are eradicated
  • The health of the patient gets better as alcohol is cleared from his or her body while in treatment
  • Cravings to drink are reduced
  • The risk for relapse gets smaller if the treatment that is provided ensures that patients are not allowed to access alcohol or other addictive substances

In addition, the health and well-being of the men and women in detox is supervised closely by professionals to help safeguard their overall health. Nurses, doctors, and nurse practitioners are able to ensure that all services are provided safely and are effective in achieving positive outcomes.

Why Consider Detox

Why consider detox from alcohol at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center in Belton, TX

Failing to obtain treatment including detox can be destructive for someone who is grappling with an addiction to alcohol. Once an individual stops drinking, withdrawal begins, which can add another dangerous layer of alcohol abuse to the existing problem. When this happens, one’s drinking is likely to become more severe, as his or her attempts to minimize withdrawal symptoms might cause him or her to drink excessively to obtain feelings of relaxation and calm. Consuming large amounts of alcohol is highly dangerous to one’s health and wellbeing and can lead to an overdose.

Also referred to as alcohol poisoning, an overdose that occurs after someone has over-consumed alcohol can be deadly. Additionally, many other health problems can occur if an individual stays addicted to this substance, which can prevent an individual from living a happy, healthy life. Therefore, it is crucial to consider care that includes detox to prevent these risks.

For More Information

For more information about medical detox from alcohol at Cedar Crest Hospital

To learn more about alcohol detox at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center, please contact us at your convenience. A friendly and knowledgeable member of our team is available to speak with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will be happy to answer all of your questions about detox or any other aspect of our programming. We look forward to providing you with the information that you need to make the best decisions for yourself or a loved one.

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I let alcohol destroy and ruin my personal life. I'd had enough, so I went to Cedar Crest. Thanks to the caring and compassionate staff at Sunrise, I'm now sober!

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