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Undergoing an effective inpatient medical detoxification prevents patients from enduring unnecessary suffering and dangerous withdrawal symptoms.

Having medical support and supervision, while detoxing from alcohol or opioids, dramatically reduces health risks, while maximizing the chances of a full recovery. For this reason, the professional staff of Waismann Method® is continuously working to provide you the safest, most comfortable, and successful substance abuse treatment in the world.

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Years' Experience
Restoring Lives Nationwide Since 1998

Extensive Rapid Detox Safety Protocols and Exceptional Medical Care in a Private Accredited Hospital

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WAISMANN METHOD® professionals are here to provide you with exceptional medical care and superior results. Don’t let addiction to opiates destroy your life.

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Known as the Best Rapid Detox Center and Opiate Addiction Treatment Program

Serving patients from all over the world at our exclusive location in Southern California, our leading rapid detox center provides opioid detoxification under sedation, as well as anesthesia-free opioid detox and medical detox for alcohol dependence.

Waismann Method® provides patients with decades of experience while integrating a sincere devotion to improving health and assuring safety while in a private and comfortable environment.

We have concentrated over 21 years of effort in one single location. Our purpose is to heal, restore, and guide our patients to a path of healthy living. We also integrate the latest and most effective forms of medical treatments, which enable our patients to achieve nearly 100% opioid detox success.

Private Accredited Hospital

The first phase of our treatment program takes place in a private, full-service, accredited hospital. Because the withdrawal stage can be challenging to cope with, hospitalization is often needed to reduce and manage symptoms.

Exclusive Rapid Detox Recovery Center

Domus Retreat provides specialized care after detox and focuses solely on the well-being and comfort of each patient. It is located in a gated, 6,000-square-foot estate nestled in a quiet, private neighborhood in Orange County.

Quadruple Board-Certified M.D.

Dr. Michael Lowenstein is board certified in anesthesiology, addiction medicine, pain management and regenerative medicine. He has been performing rapid detox and other forms of medical detox treatment for people struggling with opioid dependency for over two decades.

Individualized Opioid Detox

We provide flexible opiate treatment protocols we can tailor to fit each patient’s unique needs. Our medical team determines the safest and most effective course of treatment for each patient, which results in giving people the experience and care they need to achieve full recovery.

Integrative Therapy Options

Integrative recovery therapies assist greatly in making the critical post-detox adjustment period much more comfortable and successful. Recovery services can include individual psychotherapy, drama therapy, massage, acupuncture, yoga and neurofeedback.

Alcohol and Opioid Detox Treatment Programs

Waismann Method® provides the most medically advanced opioid detoxification procedures available. In particular, we were one of the pioneers of anesthesia-assisted rapid detox. We also offer other forms of inpatient medical opiate detoxification.

World-Renowned Rapid Detox Center and Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Program Since 1998

We have a 21-year reputation for being one of the most respected and recognized rapid detox centers in the world.


Waismann Method® maintains a success rate of over 98% in opioid detoxification. We believe our results are one of the best success rates of any opioid detox in history.

Since the late 1990s, Waismann Method’s team has provided thousands of patients with anesthesia-assisted rapid detox and other forms of medically assisted opioid drug detoxification. We are located in Southern California, where we receive patients from all over the world. We treat each patient in a private room at an accredited hospital followed by aftercare in a private suite at our recovery retreat, all of which provides patients with the highest level of care and privacy possible.


Dr. Michael H. Lowenstein, M.D., Waismann Method® medical director, oversees and administers the rapid detoxification treatment. He’s a quadruple board-certified physician with over 21 years’ experience performing anesthesia-assisted rapid detox and medical opioid treatments. He is consider an authority in rapid detox, opiate addiction and pain management.

David Livingston, M.A., M.F.T., is a licensed psychotherapist who has been working with Waismann Method for nearly two decades.

Clare Waismann, CATC (certified addiction treatment counselor), founded Waismann Method Advanced Treatment for Opiate Dependence and Domus Retreat.


To receive assistance or information about Waismann Method® advanced rapid detox treatment for opiate dependence and other medical detox treatments, please contact us at


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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Stay up to date on opioid use disorder and the national health crisis involving opioid dependence, addiction and substance abuse by reading our blog. Our information resource library can help you understand opioid use disorder, withdrawal symptoms, detoxification treatment options and more.

We tailor treatment protocols to each person's needs.

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Types of Treatments


Rapid Detox

Waismann Method® treatment professionals continually strive to provide a safe and effective treatment for those suffering from opioid addiction. Rapid Detox is more than detoxification, but a solution for those who need help overcoming an opioid withdrawal. Our customized rapid opioid detoxification protocols, dramatically reduce the discomfort and health risks associated with opioid withdrawal, making our treatment program the best first step to overcome opioid abuse.


Medically-Assisted Detox Without Anesthesia

There are modified detox protocols that do not use anesthesia but can be highly effective in treating opioid dependence. If you are not a candidate for rapid detox (anesthesia-assisted detox) or if you prefer to not be sedated, then call to learn more about alternative medically assisted detox options. Unlike the traditional medication assisted treatment programs, Waismann Method® does not include opioid medications to treat substance abuse disorder, Regardless if you choose rapid detox or medically assisted detox without anesthesia, the end result, is that you leave us free from all opioid drugs.


Heroin Detox

Many people who become dependent on heroin or other opiates feel like there is no hope for recovery, but that is just not true. Significant scientific advances have been made in heroin rapid detox and other heroin addiction treatment methods. Learn more about heroin detox, withdrawal symptoms and treatment options available.


Prescription Opioid Detox

Prescription painkillers are not meant to treat pain indefinitely. At some point, patients will need to get off of them. But stopping opioid use can be problematic if patients have become dependent or addicted to the medication. Long-term pain management can cause patients to develop a tolerance when taking opiates, and tolerance can lead to dependence, which can lead to addiction. Quitting cold turkey can present mild to severe withdrawal symptoms, which is why medically assisted detox is a safer and more effective method of removing opioids from a person’s system to end prescription drug dependence.


Detox From Buprenorphine-Based Drugs

Our advanced rapid detox and opioid withdrawal treatment protocols provide patients with an effective solution to overcome buprenorphine-based drug dependency. We view and address opiate dependence as a reversible and treatable physical condition. Anesthesia assisted medical opiate detoxification with Waismann Method® provides a nearly 98% success rate in buprenorphine-based drug detoxification.


Methadone Detox

Rapid detox is a treatment option for methadone dependence that has shown to be much more effective than other treatments. Waismann Method® has one of the highest success rates for rapid methadone detoxification treatment, conducting medical detox in an accredited hospital. Specific medications can address particular withdrawal symptoms while controlling vitals. The Waismann Method team goes above and beyond what other non-hospital-based programs can offer.

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