A Center of Excellence, using a recent definition from an article in the Journal of Clinical Pathways, March 2019, is defined as “centers made up of highly skilled experts dedicated to specific therapeutic areas who are often at the forefront of innovation in their field.” There are three core aspects to COEs: the team at the center, the particular focus of the center, and the purpose of the center.
Gallus Medical Detox and our proprietary Gallus Method of medical detox embodies these core features:
I never felt I was anywhere but home. The nursing staff became friends and family. I have never received such loving care and consideration. I was consistently asked if I needed anything and if the staff could help in any way. That being said, I was never bothered or pestered. My space was always respected. Angie, Taryn, and Brie are angels. I’m so excited to leave for treatment tomorrow but I will miss the staff here terribly.
I would highly recommend it for high-level fentanyl users, I didn't think I could comfortably detox.
The staff is amazing and attentive, they even come to your room for vitals and meds. They truly care about how you are feeling. The facility is very clean and nice. It was great to have my own room with a TV and my own choices of food. The clinical director was fantastic and engaging.
from 2016 – 2021
With ten years of experience treating substance use disorder (SUD) patients, we have a unique front-line perspective in providing the medical assistance needed to help patients overcome addiction to drugs or aclohol. We’re providing “The Pulse” to alert you to the use of new substances, legal and illegal, increasing severity within opioid, benzodiazepine, and stimulant epidemics, and complications brought on by increasing polysubstance use. We hope you find this information informative and useful in our fight against the growing problem of substance use disorders.
Ibogaine is a substance found in a Western African shrub called iboga. Traditionally, it was used in ceremonies by people of the Bwiti religion. In recent years, it has been utilized as a method of treatment for opiate addiction by alleviating withdrawal symptoms and reducing cravings. However, the FDA has not yet approved it for a treatment for addiction. Ibogaine is a psychoactive alkaloid and is classified as a Schedule I drug in the US. The type of dosage given will dramatically impact the drug’s effect on the body. If only a small amount is used, it acts as a stimulant. However, if given in a larger dose, ibogaine will cause an individual to go into a psychedelic state
Isotonitazene is a potent synthetic opioid that is derived from etonitazene (an analgesic). Etonitazene is extremely powerful and addictive when it was used in studies on animals and humans, which is why it was never made commercially available. Isotonitazene emerged on the illicit drug market in April 2019. It’s commonly in pill form, but also can be found in powder form as an off-white or yellow color.
Carfentanil is an opioid agonist developed in 1974 by Janssen Pharmaceuticals and sold under the trade name Wildnil. It is an analog of the synthetic opioid Fentanyl, made as a tranquilizer for wild animals such as elephants, bears, moose, etc, typically delivered with a tranquilizer dart. Wildlife rangers are required to use protective gear when handling such as gloves, face shields, due to the ability to absorb it through the skin and respiratory tract. Veterinarians in the US also use this for the sedation of large animals such as horses.
It is a botanical hallucinogen from the Amazon, made from a combination of the Banisteriopsis caapi plant and Psychotria Viridis shrub. It is a traditional psychoactive sacrament that has been used for shamanic ceremonies for centuries and is acclaimed for spiritual and psychotherapeutic benefits. It is now gaining popularity in the US.