Making the decision to attend a professional drug and alcohol rehab in Bideford means that you will be able to withdraw from whatever substance that you’ve tragically become addicted to and properly reassess your current place in life — both in regards to your addiction and your life as a whole.

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Bideford

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During a stay at one of Asana Lodge’s private drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres, you’ll learn how to identify the factors that have lead to your substance abuse and/or alcoholism, and you will then be able to work with addiction treatment specialists who can assist you in establishing coping strategies/techniques which will help you to cope with triggers and/or stressors once you are reintegrated back into your daily life.

Addiction, in its many guises, can take a hold of anyone. However, despite this, a lot of people can feel a lot of shame and guilt about having developed this serious illness. It is important to know that there is no shame in having developed this illness and you should be proud of yourself for having accepted that you need professional help in overcoming this disorder — acceptance is an important first step and not one which is easy to overcome.

Furthermore, substance abuse disorders and alcohol abuse disorders manifest in various different forms. Different specific substances will have their own unique facets, and the causes leading to the development of the addiction can also vary massively.

Therefore, this means that there is naturally no single solution/treatment to fix addiction, which is why we take each person’s individual struggles into consideration and craft a unique treatment plan for each client.


The Side-Effects Of Drug And Alcohol Abuse

The tangible physical and psychological side-effects which can stem from long-term drug and/or alcohol addiction can vary hugely from person to person. However, they may most frequently include the likes of:

  • Development of obsessive thoughts and/or emotions
  • Anxiety/depression
  • Suicide ideation (suicidal thoughts)
  • Insomnia/difficulty sleeping
  • Irritability and difficulty to remain still
  • Excessive sweating
  • Heart palpations
  • Blood pressure fluctuations
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Severe fatigue
  • Shaking/tremors

While these side-effects can seem severe as is, the long-term diagnoses for those struggling with long-lasting addiction can be even worse still. These can include lung disease, heart disease/failure, artery and vein damage, and even death are all very real possibilities.

However, the ramifications of addiction are far from restricted to physical and psychological symptoms. Addiction also frequently causes a deterioration in any relationships that you have with family and/or friends.

Additionally, it is likely that your performance/efficiency in your professional work may suffer which can lead to losing your job and consequently financial ramifications. It is crucial to keep in mind that it isn’t too late in order to seek out residential rehabilitation in Bideford.


Is Now The Right Time For Rehab?

For a lot of individuals facing drug and/or alcohol addiction, then the notion of attending residential drug and alcohol treatment can be scary. For some people, this can be seen as admitting defeat to the addiction.

However, there is no shame to be had in reaching out for professional help with an aim to better your quality of life. Accepting this help is a critical first step towards conquering your addiction for the long term.

When an individual finds themselves addicted to alcohol or an alternative substance, it is naturally incredibly difficult to break out of the cycle of addiction — and that is largely because addiction can alter the construction of your brain chemistry.

The same aspects of brain chemistry mean that human beings who are motivated for success or partaking in generally positive experiences suddenly become rerouted in the pursuit of consuming the substance to which you are addicted.

Essentially, this in turn means that getting that next alcoholic drink or “fix” takes the place of the other important things in your life — be it financial stability, commitment to your family and friends, employment, finances, or maintaining your physical and mental health.

However, no matter how much drug and/or alcohol addiction has negatively impacted your health, finances, or relationships, it is never too late for you to get the help of professional drug and alcohol services in Bideford.

That being said, you should not delay in getting treatment any further, as treating addiction as early as possible massively improves your chances of attaining a long-term recovery.


What To Expect From Our Rehab In Bideford

Out detox clinic will most likely be the first port of call when you arrive at one of our facilities. While experiencing physiological addiction treatment at the detox clinic, our highly experienced teams of medical staff will enable your body to protractedly ease through the transition from dependency to sobriety, all while monitoring and controlling the physical side-effects of alcohol withdrawal and/or drug withdrawal which may present during this time.

Following on from your initial physical treatment at the detox clinic, you will then experience a series of both physical and psychological treatments which will work together to form a holistic recovery plan — one which is, as mentioned above, completely tailored around you and the issues that you are personally confronted with.

These treatments will likely include such specific courses as:

  • Satori chair therapy 
  • Intravenous brain restoration therapy (NAD+ therapy)
  • One-to-one therapy sessions
  • Group therapy sessions and 12-step work
  • Dual-diagnosis therapy/treatment
  • Nutrition management programme
  • Stress management classes
  • Family drug support coaching
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Relapse prevention

Additionally to this, Asana Lodge’s complimentary one-year aftercare treatment programme will be made readily available to any client who completes a course of treatment with us.

This, combined with the host of treatments you will have experienced during your time tour facility, will provide the cornerstone from which you can hope to craft a long-lasting life of sobriety.

So, if you’re tired of living a life constantly under the vicious thumb of addiction, then you call our helpline today on 01908 489 421 or contact us through our website.