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World-Renowned

Rapid Detox Center

 

Founded and named after renowned addiction specialist Clare Waismann and led by Dr. Michael H. Lowenstein, the nations leading authority in sedation-assisted detoxification,  Waismann Method has pioneered opioid dependence treatment since 1998. Our dedicated team achieves unmatched success rates, establishing us as the foremost authority in rapid detoxification.


Important Alert:

Beware of facilities outside Southern California claiming affiliation with or offering the “Waismann Method” developed by Clare Waismann M-RAS, SUDCC II, and Michael H. Lowenstein M.D.

These claims often involve deceptive tactics to exploit our trusted reputation. Promises to instantly reset the brain to a pre-addiction state are medically impossible and reveal a neglect of essential, comprehensive care critical for patient safety, comfort, and success. The authentic Waismann Method, adhering to the highest standards of detoxification effectiveness, is exclusively available ‘only” at our accredited hospital in Southern California.

Waismann Method ® - Medical Opioid Treatment Specialists and Rapid Detox Center

Welcome to Waismann Method Opioid Treatment Experts, the nation’s leading rapid detox center, where safety, comprehensive care, and your well-being are at the heart of everything we do. Understanding the complexities of addiction recovery, we stand out by offering individual comprehensive inpatient care that goes beyond the basics. Our approach is built on detailed evaluations, customized treatment plans, and a dedicated focus, making us the benchmark for excellence in drug detoxification services.

Starting your journey to overcoming addiction can feel overwhelming, but choosing the right program for treatment shouldn’t be.  Waismann Method team is here to guide you with unparalleled expertise, compassion, and confidentiality. We’re committed to providing the highest standard of medically assisted opiate detox services, ensuring a transparent, personalized experience from start to finish. Join us on the path to an opioid-free life, supported by the industry’s best.

 

Addiction: A Medical Condition, Not a Moral Failure

We view addiction not as a moral failing but as a medical condition necessitating expert intervention. The cycle of cravings and withdrawal isn’t a question of willpower; it’s a challenge that demands professional support to overcome. Recovery with us is more than a goal; it’s a journey of healing, self-discovery, and rediscovering the joy of living without the weight of addiction.

 Understanding addiction as a medical condition transforms how we approach recovery. It’s not about overcoming weakness but addressing a health issue with compassion and professional care. Our journey is one of healing, growth, and renewed joy in a life freed from opioids.

— Clare Waismann, M-RAS/SUDCC II

At Waismann Method, your recovery is our mission. With a focus on patient safety, individualized care, and comprehensive support, we offer a foundation for lasting freedom from opioid dependence. Contact us at 1-800-423-2482 for a confidential consultation, and begin your journey to recovery today.

How Does the Waismann Method Rapid Detox Work?


When you contact the Waismann Method, our opioid treatment specialists are ready to answer your questions and provide information about our diverse detox programs.

If you decide to have a confidential consultation with Dr. Michael H. Lowenstein, our medical director and a leading expert in rapid detoxification, you will receive an intake questionnaire. You can complete this questionnaire over the phone or by email. This initial evaluation helps us design a treatment plan that best meets your health needs. It’s essential to acknowledge that individual health issues vary significantly. Each patient’s unique situation, influenced by different environments and genetic backgrounds, requires personalized attention.

For individuals struggling with opioid use disorder, the necessity of developing customized treatment plans cannot be overstated. Whether considering rapid detox under sedation or an medically assisted detoxification method, focusing on the unique needs of each patient is crucial for ensuring safe and successful recovery outcomes.

Once your admission date is on the calendar, our team will facilitate your travel logistics. For local patients within a 40-mile radius, we offer car transportation directly to the hospital. For those traveling from further afield to join us, flying into Los Angeles Airport (LAX) or John Wayne Airport (SNA) is recommended, where you will be greeted by one of our welcoming representatives.

Many of our patients opt to fly in independently, taking advantage of our comprehensive inpatient care from the moment of admission through the post-detox recovery phase. Additionally, we provide transportation back to the airport, ensuring your journey home is as smooth and stress-free as your arrival.

Upon admission, patients are welcomed into a private room within an accredited hospital, ensuring they receive top-notch medical care, privacy, and comfort. Each patient undergoes a comprehensive medical evaluation, which includes a cardiac assessment, pre-medication regimen, and overall stabilization. To ease withdrawal symptoms, we also provide appropriate medication.

Patients usually stay in the hospital for 2 to 3 days. For those undergoing rapid detox, on the second day, we move them to a private room in the ICU. In this setting, they comfortably sleep through the acute withdrawal phase, closely monitored by our medical director and his experienced team. The rapid detox process effectively accelerates opioid detoxification, blocks opioid receptors to curb physical cravings, and significantly speeds up the production of endorphins and the recovery of the nervous system.

Before moving to our recovery retreat for additional care, patients have the option to receive a Vivitrol shot to further assist in preventing relapse. At the retreat, they continue to receive around the clock care, along with supportive medications to help navigate the post-detox adjustment period comfortably.

Following an accelerated opioid detox under sedation, comprehensive professional inpatient care is indispensable. This phase aids in addressing both the physical and emotional challenges arising from opioid detoxification. Prolonged opioid consumption disrupts hormonal balance, leading to increased stress and anxiety.

In the delicate period after rapid detox, individuals become particularly prone to emotional volatility. While loved ones mean well, they often lack the specialized knowledge required for effective support during this pivotal time. It’s important to note that a hotel room is not a safe environment for someone just a day after opioid detoxification. The absence of professional monitoring and support can significantly elevate the risk of complications and relapse.

At Domus Retreat, we offer extended, continuous assistance to significantly lower the likelihood of an immediate relapse. Our team provides comprehensive emotional and physical support, including aiding in sleep pattern adjustment, managing increased sensitivity, and improving gastrointestinal health, among other therapeutic services.

Our commitment is to provide personalized care that acknowledges the individuality of each patient’s recovery journey. Understanding the complexities of addiction treatment and the obstacles to maintaining long-term sobriety, we advocate against the inadequacy of one-day detox programs. Instead, we prioritize creating a responsible, caring, and supportive environment conducive to healing and lasting wellness.

Need Expert Advice on Opiate Detox Treatment?

Email us confidentially for personalized guidance.

For immediate support, dial 1-800-423-2482.

Waismann Method® In The Media

Patient Reviews

I felt that the Domus Retreat was the most successful rehabilitation from opiate or opioid dependency.

I felt that the Domus Retreat was the most successful rehabilitation from opiate or opioid dependency that I have ever received. The staff, location, and physicians went above and beyond what I had initially expected.

– Detox Patient, 2011

Rapid Detox

Changed my life forever

The most amazing people I've ever had the privilege to spend time with, changed my life forever in the most positive way possible.

– Detox Patient, 2011

Rapid Detox

This is the safest and greatest place to choose.

Thank you so much for this opportunity. I feel better I came here. It was so far the right and best decision I have made for myself and family. I would recommend it to anyone. The care and support was unbelievable. I couldn't have done it by myself. Now I feel clear and confident. You guys rock! Thanks again.

 

– Detox Patient, 2014

Rapid Detox

Imagine concentrating the worst parts of your drug withdrawal into a day

Imagine concentrating the worst parts of your drug withdrawal into a day. Now imagine that there's a procedure that allows you to skip the experience. Then imagine being cared for as you prepare to be reintegrated into your life in the condition you've been waiting for.

– Detox Patient, 2011

Rapid Detox

Thank you so much for this opportunity.

"A 60 year-old, white-collar professional who originally used opiates for an injury. The staff at every stage was beyond excellent. Services worth every penny spent! On Day 2, I was in the gym."

– Detox Patient, 2014

Rapid Detox

Truly amazing the work they do here

This program is above and beyond any treatment program for addiction I have encountered before. Truly amazing the work they do here.

– Detox Patient, 2011

Rapid Detox

I FINALLY got my life back...

Researched the treatment/detoxification process on Wednesday, booked my appointment on Friday, and I can 100% without a doubt confidently say this was the best decision I have EVER made! I FINALLY got my life back...

Thanks again to the entire Domus/Waismann staff. You are TRULY lifesavers.

– Detox Patient, 2011

Rapid Detox

I was not a believer, but now I am.

I was very concerned that it would not help me, I was not a believer, but now I am.

– Detox Patient, 2012

Rapid Detox

Oxycodone Detox

It was the most humane way to go through something so traumatic and difficult. They do their best to keep you comfortable quickly.

Fentanyl Detox

Waismann Method gave me back my life taking away the pull of the leash of opioids Domus Retreat is beyond compare.

Roxicodone Detox

Very happy… life-changing!

Hydrocodone Detox

I am 100% convinced this method worked beyond my expectations. As someone who was not a hardcore addict but was still afraid of natural cold ...

Fentanyl Detox

I could not be more impressed with Dr. Lowenstein and giving me the modified withdrawal method which was excellent and Domus Retreat is gorgeous. Well ...

Norco Detox

I feel beyond blessed to be able to have the opportunity to come here. I wish it was more affordable for others though.

Percocet and Fentanyl Detox

Y’all gave me control again. I’m ready for my life without using meds as a crutch.

Fentanyl Detox

This facility was an A-1 operation. Thank you to all of you.

Fentanyl Detox

Staff exceeded my expectations tremendously!

Fentanyl and Methadone Detox

The 100% attention at all times. Early, late, it didn’t matter.

Oxycodone and Morphine Rapid Detox

Excellent choice, best decision ever. I am so glad I came here more than anywhere else.

Methadone Detox

I’m fully ready to go and be with my family

Methodone Detox

It was the only way I could have gotten off methadone. It was a life changing experience. Best decision I could make.

Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Oxycontin, Fentanyl Detox

Great Program

Percocet and Fentanyl Detox

Amazing experience. The only way to really get off opiates with minimal hell!

Percocet Detox

How hospitable they were

Dilaudid Detox

Very nice place

Oxycodone Detox

Great care. Detox was quicker and more comfortable. Ready to heal and slowly get back to life.

Hydrocodone

Really great, it works

Oxycodone Detox

Great Place

Oxycodone and Cocaine Detox

Great option if needing detox

Methadone Detox

It is a miracle to be able to save someone after 15 years of being on methadone

Oxycodone Detox

It works!!

Heroin Detox

I feel like it’s the best choice I’ve made to heal.

Heroin Detox

Best facility in California

Fentanyl Detox

I’m happy to have done it. I believe it will positively change my life.

Oxycodone and Percocet Detox

Both chefs went out of their way to make me special meals.

Fentanyl and Heroin Detox

I achieved full opiod recovery and plan to remain sober. I’ll take the necessary steps to do that. The food was great. The care was ...

Hydrocodone Detox

For me personally it has been one extremely educational right of passage.

Heroin Detox

The staff was excellent.

Heroin Detox

Heaven. Highly recommend.

Oxycodone Detox

Finest in the world. Everything was excellent.

Percocet Detox

Staff was awesome

Suboxone Detox

A medically assisted detox can significantly reduce the length and severity of Suboxone withdrawal, which prevents the risk of relapse while increasing the chances of ...

Oxycodone Detox

This is the healthiest I have felt in years If you really want to get clean this program is perfect. You will detox as quick ...

Oxycontin Detox

Oxycontin Testimonial I was scared about coming here. As soon as I called and spoke with the team, I knew I was on my way ...

Oxycodone and Oxycontin Detox

Opportunity to get back on track and find my dream to follow I cannot begin to tell you how amazing the Domus Retreat is. When ...

Percocet Detox

100 Percocet A Day Habit Despite earlier attempts to detox off opiates, the experience at Waismann was the easiest, safest, healthiest way I could have ...

Norco Detox

TO ANYONE WITH DRUG DEPENDENCY “This program is not an easy way out but is thorough & controlled. As with all good things they don’t ...

Methadone Detox

If you have any concerns about the place put it behind you Even though everybody’s experience is different. They will make sure you have the ...

Rapid Detox

I felt that the Domus Retreat was the most successful rehabilitation from opiate or opioid dependency. I felt that the Domus Retreat was the most ...

Oxycontin Detox

Oxycontin Testimonial How great this was? That I got the care & treatment needed to save my life. – Detox Patient, 2009

Percocet Detox

Percocet Testimonial Excellent method for getting your life back. – Detox Patient, 2009

Suboxone Detox

I am so glad I did this I am so glad I did this, a 66 year old Suboxone user. – Suboxone, 2016

Oxycodone and Tramadol Detox

The most comfortable detox I had the bedside version which has been the most comfortable detox I have experience; I never suffered. – Oxycodone, Tramadol, ...

Rapid Detox

Changed my life forever The most amazing people I’ve ever had the privilege to spend time with, changed my life forever in the most positive ...

Rapid Detox

This is the safest and greatest place to choose. Thank you so much for this opportunity. I feel better I came here. It was so ...

Oxycodone Detox

This program is truly one of a kind This program is truly one of a kind. I never felt like I had a legitimate starting ...

Oxycontin Detox

Oxycontin Testimonial Finding a new you through gentle guiding care. A staff that is truly most dedicated to how your recovery goes in every respect. ...

Vicodin Detox

Vicodin Addiction Testimonial How can I thank you ALL for your great care, amazing attention and kindness? I feel great and everybody notices how much ...

Oxycontin Detox

OxyContin Testimonial It would be tragic for anyone that needed your service, not to chose it. I am convinced that Domus continues to look for ...

Norco Detox

Atmosphere and Staff are a Silver Lining I wasn’t ready for the change, I was forced into it by legal issues. However the atmosphere and ...

Norco Detox

Norco Testimonial The negative comments I read on the web almost made me decide against their method and Detox; until I saw the entire procedure ...

Oxycontin, Roxycodone and Heroin Detox Patient

WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TO ANYONE WHO IS STRUGGLING WITH OPIATE ADDICTION It works! Its Easy! The environment is excellent! – OxyContin, Roxycodone, Heroin, 2014

Norco Detox

WAISMANN INSTITUTE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PARTICULAR PLACE “I would very highly recommend this particular place. I did expect the rapid detox treatment, but Dr. Lowenstein ...

Percocet Detox

Percocet Testimonial I am a 40 yr old Registered Nurse that was told I would never work again and never be able to stop taking ...

Norco Detox

Norco Testimonial The negative comments on the web almost made me decide against this method of detox until I saw this entire procedure on T.V. ...

Suboxone Detox

The Waismann Method and Domus Retreat saved my life! The staff treat you like family and are always there to help you live and experience ...

Rapid Detox

Imagine concentrating the worst parts of your drug withdrawal into a day Imagine concentrating the worst parts of your drug withdrawal into a day. Now ...

Rapid Detox

Thank you so much for this opportunity. “A 60 year-old, white-collar professional who originally used opiates for an injury. The staff at every stage was ...

Norco and Oxycodone Detox

The Domus Staff did everything you could ask for The Domus staff did everything you could ask for during the most difficult and physically gulling ...

Rapid Detox

Truly amazing the work they do here This program is above and beyond any treatment program for addiction I have encountered before. Truly amazing the ...

Oxycontin Detox

TREATMENT TOLERABLE AND A GREAT PLACE TO RESET YOUR LIFE Nice Place to have no responsibilities and someone to tend to you. – OxyContin Patient, ...

Oxycodone Detox

“If you’re looking for a place to go to stop opiates, there is only one place in this world and it is the waismann method.” ...

Hydrocodone Detox

AS A FIRST TIME DETOX PATIENT I HAD ANXIETY A WEEK BEFORE THE WAISMANN PROGRAM From my intake to the procedure at the hospital and ...

Vicodin Detox

Vicodin Testimonial Their care is genuine. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. – Detox Patient, 2009

Rapid Detox

I FINALLY got my life back… Researched the treatment/detoxification process on Wednesday, booked my appointment on Friday, and I can 100% without a doubt confidently ...

Codeine Detox

My husband and I are very impressed with the professionalism Dear Clare, I wanted to take the time to thank you. It was certainly appreciated. ...

Methadone Detox

I’ve never ever thought that I can feel this good and functional without Methadone.  This was the best experience of my life.  Thank God for ...

Vicodin Detox

My deepest gratitude and appreciation This letter comes to you with my deepest gratitude and appreciation. You gave me my life back and words cannot ...

Oxycontin and Roxicodone Detox

Pretty amazing When every step of your journey from darkness and sadness to light and happiness exceeds your every expectation. 90 minutes to rid your ...

Heroin Detox

Waismann Method, Just a note to thank you all for the wounderful work you do. My son is now almost 4 years clean from heroin, ...

Norco Detox

Norco Detox Testimonial Thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you are doing for me. Love,

Oxycontin Detox

OxyContin Testimonial If you are serious about stopping the opiates. This is the only way and the best way. It’s well worth the money. – ...

Codeine Detox

I feel wonderful for the most part, and wanted to thank you Deb and Clare, I came back to work today after taking last week ...

Heroin Detox

Truly the best way to get clean The at will environment; plus the extremely caring and nonjudgmental staff gave me the space to save my life. ...

Roxicodone and Norco Detox

Very comfortable, relaxing environment “Very comfortable, relaxing environment. Someone always there to talk with. No judgement. Staff very positive, encouraging and caring.” – Roxicodone, Norco, ...

Methadone Detox

TRUST THESE PEOPLE They will change your life completely. Give them a week, and you’ll live strong. Perhaps the most memorable, delightful healing, peaceful experience ...

Oxycontin Detox

Paradise Domus recovery house is paradise! – Oxycontin, 2016

OxyContin Detox

OxyContin Testimonial This is a life saving experience. Now I can live life with a smile and be happy!!!! – California Detox Patient, 2010

Oxycontin Detox

Oxycontin Testimonial Put your past behind you. The program works. – Vermont Detox Patient, 2009

Hydrocodone Detox

Hydrocodone Testimonial This program exceeded my expectations. All people were well trained and excellent professionals. Expect full recovery due to program and treatment. – Detox ...

Oxycodone and Oxycontin Detox

If you want off anything you can accomplish that here Not for the faint of heart, day one is difficult but we weren’t getting off ...

Heroin Detox

Nine months after my treatment I enjoy every day of my life. Nine months after my treatment I enjoy every day of my life, and ...

Tramadol Detox

Tramadol Testimonial After years of debating whether to spend the $(money) this was well worth it. Every step of the way there was someone to ...

Rapid Detox

I was not a believer, but now I am. I was very concerned that it would not help me, I was not a believer, but ...

Norco Detox

Wish I did it sooner Wish I did it sooner – Norco, 2017

Heroin Detox

Heroin Testimonial Made my Dreams Come Alive! – California Detox Patient, 2010

Oxycontin Detox

Oxycontin Testimonial Nursing staff always at your side the second you call on them, very friendly. I will come again for sure (but just for ...

Hydrocodone Detox

Hydrocodone Testimonial The Domus Retreat is a unique place of serenity. Where a person is allowed to not be judged for past behavior but is ...

Rapid Detox

You do not know how good it feels “Ok, if anybody is in trouble with any addiction PLEASE, please call them. These people will help ...

Suboxone Detox

Suboxone Testimonial It worked for me. I got what I was told I would get. – Alabama Detox Patient, 2009

Oxycodone Detox

The procedure of Rapid Detox was done so well Both  medically a in the care I received at the hospital and then at Domus Retreat. ...

Rapid Detox

Used opiates for an injury “A 60 year-old, white-collar professional who originally used opiates for an injury. The staff at every stage was beyond excellent. ...

Heroin Detox

If you want to become better as a person If you want to become better as a person, if you want to leave behind an ...

Methadone Detox

Methadone Testimonial You should go on TV, you would help more people. – California Detox Patient, 2009

Percocet Detox

Percocet Testimonial Saved my life. – South Carolina Detox Patient, 2010

Oxycodone and Oxycontin Detox

The staff at the hospital and Domus were incredible I was able to taper my Oxycontin levels to 30mg a day but the pain from ...

Oxycontin Detox

OxyContin Testimonial NO MATTER HOW BAD YOU THINK YOU ARE – THIS WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE. – Detox Patient, 2011 Tennessee

Methadone Detox

Methadone Testimonial We would like to thank you for a good service, whole-hearted support you have given to us. We’ll hope and pray XXX’s treatment ...

Contact us and learn more about the best treatment options available for you!

Exploring Your Options: Different Approaches to Opioid Detoxification

Opioid addiction requires specialized medical care and individualized attention that may not be available in traditional drug rehabs. At Waismann Method, we recognize the importance of personalizing treatment protocols to address the unique health needs of each patient.

Our team of highly experienced and multi-board-certified professionals utilizes the latest and safest techniques to help individuals overcome drug addiction. We are committed to providing a top-notch drug detox center to care for and support patients in achieving their goals of wellness and freedom from addiction.

As industry leaders, we proudly assert that we are the only rapid detox center worldwide that provides the Waismann Method. If you or a loved one is struggling with opioid addiction, we encourage you to contact us to experience the exceptional care and support we offer. Our detox facilities provide a range of services, including rapid drug detox and medically assisted detox without anesthesia in private and comfortable accommodations. Let us guide you on your recovery journey and help transform your life.

Rapid detox, also known as Sedation-Assisted Detox or Accelerated Opiate Detox, is a medically-assisted form of drug detoxification that involves placing the patient under sedation during acute withdrawal symptoms. This type of treatment must be carried out exclusively in an accredited hospital by a certified and experienced anesthesiologist.

While the benefits of this approach are many, including significantly faster production of endorphins, expedited nervous system recovery, alteration, and elimination of physical withdrawal cravings due to receptor blockage, it is important to note that some detox facilities offer one-day detox in order to save costs, which we believe is a dangerous and irresponsible practice.

At Waismann Method Rapid Detox center, we always prioritize patient safety and ensure optimal care at every step of the way. Our highly experienced medical team is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care possible to each patient who undergoes Rapid Detox.

If you or a loved one is considering Rapid Detox, we encourage you to contact us today to learn more about how we can help you achieve a successful opiate detoxification process in a safe and secure environment.

Medically assisted drug detox is an excellent option for individuals who are unsuitable for detoxification under anesthesia. This treatment involves admission to a private room in a JCAHO-accredited hospital, where medical professionals carefully supervise the drug detoxification process. The medical staff administers medications to mitigate the central nervous system (CNS) response to withdrawal symptoms while closely monitoring vital signs.

At Waismann Treatment™, we understand that individuals with pre-existing medical conditions may face unique challenges during drug detoxification. That’s why our medically assisted detox program is tailored to each patient’s needs to provide safe and comfortable freedom from opioids.

Get in Touch with a WAISMANN METHOD Rapid Opiate Detox Specialist Today.


Located exclusively in Southern California, the Waismann Method sets the standard for excellence in opioid detoxification treatment. Our commitment to delivering the highest quality of medical care is reflected in our hospital, which boasts accreditation from the Joint Commission. Led by a medical director who is board-certified in addiction medicine, anesthesiology, and pain management, our program offers unparalleled expertise and results.

Our distinguished reputation, hospital credentials, and the extensive qualifications of our medical director distinguish the Waismann Method as a leader in the field of opioid detoxification under sedation. With over 25 years of demonstrated expertise and success, we stand with confidence in our claim that the Waismann Treatment program surpasses all others rapid detox centers globally.

Take the first step towards a life free from addiction today by exploring our opiate detox program. At Waismann Method, we are committed to providing personalized care and support to help you achieve lasting sobriety and recovery.

Contact our treatment center to discuss your path to freedom with the leading experts in opioid detox under sedation.

Our knowledgeable and compassionate team is dedicated to guiding you through personalized treatment options tailored to your specific health needs. We’re here to answer all your questions with confidentiality and care. Embark with us on a transformative journey to overcome addiction and unlock the vibrant, healthy life you are meant to live.

Waismann Method Treatment: The Premier Medical Solution for Overcoming Opioid Use Disorder

In the face of addiction’s complex nature, the simplistic notion of willpower alone driving recovery has been rightfully challenged. While some individuals may find the inner strength to quit without medical intervention, many others face overwhelming physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms, making their journey to recovery immensely difficult. This is where the Waismann Method emerges as a beacon of hope, offering a compassionate, medically sound, and scientifically grounded approach to those struggling with addiction or dependence. Our proven track record of success and unwavering commitment to patient well-being sets us apart.

Waismann Method has decades  of experience integrating a sincere devotion to improving health and assuring safety in a private and comfortable environment. While we have concentrated our efforts in one single location, we offer substance use disorder detox programs to patients nationwide. Our purpose is to heal, restore, and guide our patients to a path of healthy living by integrating the latest and most effective forms of treatments for opioid use disorder. Over the years, our patients have achieved nearly 100% detox success.

Choosing a JCAHO-accredited hospital for medical detoxification ensures the highest standard of care for individuals dealing with substance use disorders. This accreditation is a testament to a facility’s commitment to excellence in patient safety, care quality, and continuous performance improvement.

Opting for a private room within such a hospital further enhances the detoxification process by providing a secure, supportive, and personalized healing environment. These private spaces offer the advantage of one-on-one medical attention, allowing for a detox plan that is meticulously tailored to meet each patient’s unique needs. The combination of JCAHO accreditation and the provision of private rooms underscores a superior approach to medical detoxification, emphasizing safety, privacy, and individualized care as the pillars of a successful recovery journey.


Inpatient post-detox care crucially offers patients the opportunity to gain strength and achieve stability before re-engaging with loved ones and facing a world filled with potential triggers. This period of care aids in the physiological and emotional adjustment post-detox, helping to manage any residual withdrawal symptoms, anxiety, and hormonal imbalances. It also establishes a therapeutic environment for facilitating a smoother transition to the complexities of daily life. By providing a supportive and structured setting, inpatient post-detox care ensures patients are better prepared, both mentally and physically, to navigate the challenges of recovery and prevent relapse.


Dr. Michael Lowenstein is a luminary in the medical community, renowned for his unparalleled expertise and pioneering contributions in anesthesiology, addiction medicine, and pain management. With an illustrious career spanning over three decades, Dr. Lowenstein has cemented his position as the foremost authority in opioid detox under sedation, leading the nation in this specialized field. His innovative approach and groundbreaking treatments have set new standards in the care of individuals struggling with opioid dependency.

Recognized both nationally and internationally, Dr. Lowenstein’s expertise draws patients from across the globe to California, seeking his exceptional care. His commitment to advancing the frontiers of medical science, coupled with his unwavering dedication to providing empathetic and individualized patient care, has earned him widespread acclaim. Dr. Lowenstein’s contributions to the field have not only transformed lives but have also inspired a generation of medical professionals. His reputation as one of the most respected, trusted, and visionary physicians in opioid detoxification underscores his remarkable impact on the medical community and the countless patients he has guided towards recovery.

Personalized medicine represents a revolutionary departure from the conventional, uniform approach to healthcare, introducing a more refined and effective strategy for treatment. This cutting-edge method capitalizes on our enhanced ability to identify the most safe and efficient medical treatments tailored to the distinct medical profile of each individual. It meticulously considers genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors to devise a bespoke treatment plan that precisely meets the individual needs of each patient.

At the Waismann Method, we wholeheartedly embrace the innovative potential of personalized medicine, especially within the domain of medical opioid detoxification. Our approach is fundamentally patient-centric, as evidenced by our customized detox protocols, which are specifically designed to cater to the unique needs of each person we treat. Our commitment to creating personalized treatment plans not only augments the safety and effectiveness of our interventions but also paves the way for vastly improved health outcomes.

While the Waismann Method is globally acclaimed as the leading center for rapid detox, it is crucial to recognize that detox under sedation is merely one among a spectrum of protocols we provide. Our allegiance to personalized medicine guarantees that every patient benefits from a treatment plan that is carefully adapted to their specific requirements, moving beyond generic solutions. This comprehensive approach enables us to tackle the distinct challenges and needs of our patients, offering an extensive array of options to facilitate recovery and bolster outcomes.


In addition to our leading-edge detox protocols, the Waismann Method integrates options like Vivitrol and Naltrexone into our post-detox care for effective craving control, aiding in a smoother and more successful adjustment period. Our comprehensive approach to recovery extends beyond medical treatments to include a variety of integrative recovery therapies tailored to support each individual’s journey towards wellness.

Choosing the Waismann Method means opting for a center that offers a complete spectrum of care, tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient. So, rather than searching for “drug detox clinics near me,” trust the center renowned for its comprehensive approach and commitment to personalized, patient-centered care.

Transform Your Life: Experience Opiate Detox with the Waismann Method

Waismann Method stands in stark contrast to outdated treatment methods rooted in judgment and suffering. Instead, we embrace a scientifically grounded approach that prioritizes patient comfort, safety, and sustainable success. Through our unwavering commitment to personalized care, cutting-edge medical expertise, and compassionate support, we empower individuals to break free from the shackles of opioid use disorder and reclaim control over their lives.

About WAISMANN METHOD®

Waismann Method, is named after its founder, Clare Waismann, a registered addiction specialist and alcohol and drug counselor. Her vision was to create a team of healthcare professionals and develop a treatment program that is individualized, effective, and free of judgment for patients struggling with opioid dependence and drug addiction Over the past 25 years, the Waismann Method team has successfully treated thousands of patients from around the globe, providing a drug treatment program that surpasses all others in the field.

Unlike traditional drug rehab approaches, Waismann Method prioritizes medical science over preconceived notions about addiction and substance use. With one of the highest success rates for medical opiate detoxification in history, the center has earned a reputation as the premier rapid detox facility globally. However, patients can also access a range of other treatment protocols, with personalized care plans tailored to their unique needs.

At Waismann Method, we are passionate about providing the highest level of care to those struggling with opioid addiction. Our commitment to evidence-based treatments, individualized care, and patient-centered approach sets us apart from other treatment centers. We are proud to be on the forefront of developing and providing successful treatment protocols for opioid use disorder, and we will continue to prioritize innovation and excellence in everything we do.

If you or someone you love is struggling with opioid addiction, we are here to help. Contact us today to learn more about our program and how we can support you on your path to recovery.

Addiction Treatment Specialists

Michael H. Lowenstein, M.D., is widely recognized as the foremost authority in opioid detoxification under sedation in the United States. As the medical director of the Waismann Method, and the owner of Anesthesia Assisted Medical Opioid Detoxification Inc. Dr. Lowenstein leads the team in administering rapid detoxification treatment to patients with opioid addiction. With over 30 years of experience as a quadruple board-certified physician, Dr. Lowenstein is an expert in anesthesia-assisted rapid detox and other medical opioid detoxification treatments. His extensive knowledge and expertise in rapid detox, opiate addiction, and pain management make him a trusted authority in the field.

David Livingston, M.A., M.F.T., is a licensed psychotherapist with a wealth of experience in addiction and mental health. He has been a valued member of the Waismann Method and Domus Retreat team for almost two decades, working tirelessly to help patients overcome addiction and improve their mental health. David is also a respected podcaster and thought leader, leveraging his extensive knowledge to educate and empower others in the field. His passion for helping those struggling with addiction and mental health issues is evident in everything he does, and he remains committed to making a positive impact on his patients and the broader community.

Clare Waismann, M-RAS/SUDCC II, is a registered addiction specialist and substance use disorder certified counselor. She has nearly three decades of experience advocating for those struggling with addiction and mental illness.

As the founder of Waismann Method and Domus Retreat, she has helped countless individuals achieve lasting recovery and regain control of their lives. Clare is a respected writer for several healthcare sites and a podcaster, using different platforms to raise awareness and educate others about addiction and mental health. Her passion for eliminating stigma and improving access to care has made her a go-to resource for the national and international media.

Consultation & Appointments

We understand that seeking treatment for opioid dependence and drug addiction can be a challenging and overwhelming process. That’s why the Waismann Method team is here to support you every step of the way. If you are interested in learning more about our rapid detox treatment and other medical detoxification options, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Contact us at 1-800-423-2482 to speak with someone or schedule an appointment. You can also connect with us via email or live chat.

If you believe you might be experiencing a medical emergency, please call your doctor or 911 immediately. We’re committed to providing personalized care and support to each of our patients, and we look forward to helping you achieve a lasting recovery.

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