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

LAST UPDATED ON 10/09/2020

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 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.
  • 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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Meth Detox Center in Wichita Falls

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

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

Methamphetamine, also commonly known as meth, is a highly potent and addictive substance. When abusing this substance, you can begin to suffer from extreme mental, physical, and emotional effects that can interfere with your overall wellbeing. Specifically, the pleasure sensors in your brain can suffer damage, making it challenging for you to find happiness through activities outside of abusing meth.

Abusing this substance can cause you to suffer a number of damages to your health, including experiencing confusion, depression, anxiety, insomnia, mood disturbances, hallucinations, and delusions. Meth abuse can ravage the body as well, leading to tooth decay, skin sores, and weight loss. If you have abused meth for a long period of time, you can develop meth mouth, which is when severe dental decay occurs.

However, when the appropriate treatment interventions are provided, you can heal your body and mind from the effects that meth use has caused. With quality care, you can work to restore your health and wellbeing and obtain sobriety.

Withdrawal

What happens during meth withdrawal

If you have abused meth for a long time and then stop your use, you can experience many upsetting withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms can include extreme sadness, hopelessness, cravings, and more – all of which are capable of causing you to want to use again to alleviate this distress.

Attempting to detox on your own, and then being unable to do so can agitate your addiction to meth and cause recovery to seem impossible. However, you do not need to stay trapped within this pattern of abuse as effective, professional treatment can help you put an end to your addiction to meth once and for all.

Detox Process

Meth detoxification at Red River Hospital

Detox can help you begin the process of withdrawal without having to suffer from the negative symptoms that can develop when you try to withdrawal on your own. A top-notch detox program will offer you a substance-free space that is supervised by a team of professionals. Doctors and nurses are able to monitor your health and wellbeing, as well as offer medication to help reduce the presence of withdrawal symptoms.

Benefits

Long-term benefits of meth detox for addiction

Stopping the cycle of meth abuse is not easy, but the choice to obtain treatment can be critical in your recovery. Many individuals who are addicted to meth are fearful of what symptoms might occur if they stop their use, however knowing how a detox program can be of help can make the idea of getting sober more appealing. Having cleared your mind and body of meth through a detox program, you can begin to focus on the other areas of recovery.

Once detox is completed, you might move into a residential treatment program or continue your care through an outpatient setting. Regardless of the space in which you are getting treated, a detox program can open you up to obtaining the greatest benefits of treatment.

Detox is known to quickly begin the recovery process, allowing you to move forward in the next phase of your care with a strong mind and body. However, as detox is merely just one aspect of recovery, partaking in a comprehensive program such as the one offered at Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls, TX can help you obtain sobriety and keep from abusing meth in the future.

If you or someone you love is prepared to end your meth addiction, Red River Hospital can help. Reach out to us right now.


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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.

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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.

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