Detoxification services are offered for addicted individuals in North Dakota who want help coming off of drugs, which can be very difficult when the person has become physically and/or psychologically addicted to a drug or to alcohol. One of the reasons addicts find it hard to quit using drugs is because of the discomfort they have to endure to detox on their own. Many physical and emotional discomforts come with this process because the body begins to go through drug and/or alcohol withdrawal, the symptoms of which can range from flu like effects to severe depression and anxiety. In a professional North Dakota detoxification facility, detoxification services help the person undergo this process as safely as possible and provide the needed medical and emotional support to get the person through detoxification without relapsing. Detoxification services are not drug rehab, but simply the first step of an extensive drug rehabilitation facility that will further address fundamental addiction issues so that the person can remain clean and sober for the long term.