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If you’re in the Carterton area and are struggling with addiction, our team at Asana Lodge is here to help. Don’t struggle alone reach out to our rehab facilities.
Signs You Have a Serious Addiction
The average person has no experience with drug and alcohol addiction, so they don’t know what to be on the lookout for to tell them that their addiction is either developing or getting out of control.
If you have not already traditionally experienced addiction, you may not know what to be on the lookout for to tell you that you have developed a serious addiction. This is most common in people with a family history of addictive behaviour and substance abuse.
When certain behaviours associated with addiction are normalised to you as a child, it can mean that you can’t see the danger you are putting yourself in as an adult.
You can learn how to identify serious alcohol and drug addiction in yourself or others to fully understand a situation and plan accordingly.
Please read the following list carefully to see if you have a severe addiction.
- Do you prioritise substance abuse over everything else in your life? Including hygiene, leisure activities, work, family events, social events and religious activities.
- Do you find your day is based on substance abuse? Do you start with drugs and alcohol each morning and end it the same day? Do you plan your day around when you need more drugs or alcohol?
- Do you find that you experience extreme emotional responses if you are unable to access your drugs or alcohol as soon as you would like them? These emotional responses can include anger, depression, paranoia, irritability, aggression and frustration.
- Have you ever put yourself in danger because of your substance abuse? This includes: ignoring medical advice and continuing to abuse drugs or alcohol, going somewhere dangerous alone to get more of your substance of choice, or committing illegal acts to get more drugs or alcohol through stealing or purchasing a controlled substance.
- Do you find yourself experiencing withdrawal symptoms if you go too long without drugs or alcohol in your system? Withdrawal symptoms can include headache, nausea, vomiting, muscle pain, muscle spasms, insomnia, fever, delirium, dehydration, hallucinations and even seizures if allowed to progress too far.
You are in the right place if you believe you are living with a serious drug or alcohol addiction. You have already taken the first step in your recovery journey by asking the right questions about yourself and your situation.
Help is available for you. All you need to do is ask for it.
Get In Touch
Are you suffering from a Drug or Alcohol Addiction and need help? If so, Asana Lodge is a leading UK based expert in Private Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment. Find out how we can help by getting in touch with our friendly team today. You can either call our confidential helpline or request a call-back by clicking on the below form.
Benefits of Choosing a Residential Rehab
It has been proven repeatedly that residential rehab, sometimes called private drug and alcohol rehab, is the best possible option to achieve long-term recovery.
This is because it can offer you a well-rounded treatment plan that can fully immerse you in the recovery programme.
The benefits of choosing a residential rehab in the Carterton area include:
- 24-hour access to rehab centre staff who can ensure you remain as safe and comfortable as possible during your stay with them
- A complete 28-day treatment plan keeps you away from all drugs and alcohol so that all you need to worry about is working through your treatments
- An opportunity to surround yourself with others who are also working towards the same goal as you
- A welcoming and supportive environment that can offer you any of the medical or mental treatments that you need all in one place and all one after the other
- Luxurious facilities have been designed to help you to relax and focus on your treatments so that you can one day achieve long-term recovery
Detox and Addiction Therapies
Addiction recovery is a complicated matter, so it needs specialised treatments to make it possible for you to achieve long-term recovery one day. The recovery process is made possible through two main treatments: drug and alcohol detox and therapy.
The detox will likely be the first treatment you will receive when you arrive at the rehab centre, as it makes it safe not to have any drugs or alcohol in the long term.
It does this by ridding your body of all toxins over a 10-day period. During this time, you will experience some withdrawal symptoms, so you will be supervised day and night by the medical team, who can provide you with medication to relieve your symptoms before they can progress to the point of danger.
The alcohol and drug detox, in many ways, gives you a fresh start that you can build upon in the therapeutic treatments.
Therapy is there to teach you how to manage your addiction in the long term so that once you leave the rehab centre in the Carterton area, you can avoid a relapse. This is done by teaching you how to identify your triggers and replace your substance abuse with healthier coping mechanisms.
Is Private Rehab Worthwhile?
With a private drug and alcohol rehab centre in the Carterton area, you get a premium service dedicated to helping you overcome your addiction. This means you will be getting the best possible care available.
You can decide what treatments you want; they are as easily accessed as calling and deciding when you want them. There are no long wait lists or a need to prove over and over again that you need help. Simply ask for help, and you will be given it at private alcohol and drug rehab centre.
Our Admissions Process
With us at Asana Lodge, we have done everything possible to make our admissions process as easy and straightforward for you as possible.
All you have to do is call us at 01908 489 421 to speak to a member of our admissions team. From there, we will schedule you for a short 20-minute pre-admissions assessment, where we will go over what you want and what you need from your time at rehab.
Following this, you will just need to pay a deposit for your selected treatments and pick when you would like to start your time at rehab. Alternatively, you can contact us via our online form.
Frequently Asked Questions
What side effects could I experience during detoxification?
What symptoms and side effects a person may experience during detox vary according to many factors including the type of addiction and severity of it. There is no way beforehand to know how detoxing will affect you. Those undergoing detox can expect to experience common withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, shakes, anxiety, trouble sleeping and increased sweating.
Can I refer a family member to drug and alcohol rehab?
Yes, absolutely. Asana Lodge offers a family and friend referral service for those worried about their loved one’s substance abuse. Our dedicated team can help family members through this difficult time, offering advice and guidance on the next steps to take. Throughout this process and beyond we offer family drug support as we understand that addiction affects many people beyond the addict.
Is long term recovery achievable?
Of course it is. It’s not something that happens overnight, and you must take life one day at a time – being sure to not put too much pressure on yourself and realise that the longest journeys are made by putting one foot in front of the other. Making use of the resources available and leaning on people for support will be key to achieving long-term recovery and leading a better life than the one that brought you to Asana Lodge.
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