Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
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 Red River 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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Red River Hospital.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and 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 in Wichita Falls

Red River Hospital helps individuals struggling with alcohol addiction build a strong foundation for long-term recovery. Serving Wichita Falls, TX, Red River is the leading provider of alcohol detox treatment.

Learn More About Alcohol Detox

Learn more about alcohol detoxification at Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls, TX

Those who find that they are addicted to alcohol most likely did not begin drinking in an effort to fall into a pattern of deadly substance abuse. However, if someone does start ingesting liquor, beer, or wine on a regular basis, every aspect of his or her life can become negatively affected, and the ability to stop drinking can become exceptionally challenging.

For many people, professional treatment is required in order to put a stop to an addiction to alcohol. This is because as time passes tolerance can develop, which means that the user must continue to consume alcohol more frequently and in larger doses to experience the same effects. The user’s body then becomes used to the presence of alcohol, and struggles to function without it. This serves as a sign that a physical dependence has developed, which can lead to the development of painful withdrawal symptoms when drinking stops.

If you are addicted to alcohol, it is critical to know that there are many treatment options available. Treatment that includes detoxification, or detox, can be one of the most effective approaches to treating this issue. Detox is capable of helping you reach your treatment goals so that you can obtain recovery. When detox is provided within a comprehensive program, the pain that you might experience can be controlled so that you can move forward and obtain recovery success.


Benefits of detoxing from Alcohol at Red River Hospital

When detox is not being received, you can start to experience a number of consequences as you attempt to stop your drinking. Ignoring environmental factors and mental health issues, along with experiencing cravings and withdrawal symptoms, can be a recipe for disaster. In fact, withdrawal can often be too difficult to bear, and you might go back to drinking to soothe your symptoms. This can cause you to become sidetracked from your efforts to get sober. However, if you participate in a detox program, you can reap many benefits, including the following:

  • Cravings are decreased.
  • Risk for relapse is minimized.
  • The risks connected to continual alcohol abuse are relieved.
  • Your health can improve as alcohol is removed from your body.
  • Physical symptoms of withdrawal are reduced.
  • Your ability to think clearly is restored, allowing you to engage in other areas of recovery.

Through detox, your wellbeing will be monitored by a team of professionals who will protect your health. Nurse practitioners, nurses, and doctors will offer services that can help you achieve a positive outcome in your recovery.

Why Consider

Why consider detox treatment for alcohol addiction

Not receiving detox can be very dangerous if you are grappling with alcohol addiction. Once you stop drinking, depending on the nature of your abuse, withdrawal can begin. When this happens, your drinking is likely to get worse if you try to lessen the pain caused by your withdrawal symptoms. Consuming large amounts of alcohol can be extremely dangerous and potentially fatal. Also referred to as alcohol poisoning, an overdose can happen after someone has consumed too much alcohol. Additionally, many other health issues can develop if you stay addicted to alcohol, which can stand in the way of living a healthy life. Therefore, it is imperative to consider care that includes detox.

At Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls, TX, we understand that an alcohol addiction can be hard to overcome. Our team of professionals offers detox services to make the rest of the recovery process more successful. If you or someone you care about is looking to defeat alcohol addiction, reach out to us right now. We are here to help.

What sets us apart?

We understand the many pressures, concerns, and frustrations that can accompany the effort to find the best treatment option, and we are dedicated to doing all that we can to make this a more efficient and effective process.

Understanding, Expert Staff
Individualized Treatment Plan
Optional Family Involvement

I was treated with respect and staff showed me love, and understanding from day one till leaving out the door! I received courage, motivation, open eyes, and my heart. Thank you staff, for bringing me back to life.

– Former Resident
Marks of Quality Care
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation