Detoxification services are available for people in SD. who need assistance coming off of drugs, which is often very difficult when the person has become physically and/or psychologically dependent to a drug or to alcohol. One of the main reasons people find it difficult to quit using drugs is because of the discomfort they must endure to detox on their own. Many physical and mental 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 symptoms to severe anxiety and depression. In a professional South Dakota detox facility, detoxification services help the individual undergo this process as safely as possible and provide the needed emotional assistance to get the person through detoxification without relapsing. Detoxification services are not drug rehabilitation, but simply the initial step of a comprehensive drug treatment facility that will further address fundamental addiction issues so that the person can achieve long term sobriety.