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It is possible to find help for addiction in Chingford at Asana Lodge. If you’re suffering from a debilitating addiction, ensure you enter a secure rehabilitation programme for long-term sobriety.
Alcohol and drug addiction can cause trouble in all areas of your life. Your mental and physical health can be impacted and with this, you may find yourself losing your job or relationships.
Untreated addiction can lead to overdose and possible death. That is why inpatient alcohol and drug rehab is the best chance of success to lead of life of sobriety.
It is important to ignore any stigmas related to rehab. It is a safe and secure way to become healthy again.
There is no need to tell your employers or colleagues, or even friends and family that you are going into rehab. However, if you do decide to confide in family, friends, or colleagues you may get much-needed support from them.
However, it is often best to choose specific people to share your journey with. This way you will feel connected and valued.
What Happens in Rehab?
After a complete evaluation, you will have an assessment in all areas of your health, and a bespoke plan is created.
Upon your arrival, you will feel welcomed, safe, and comfortable and a specialist team will be available around the clock.
The first phase of treatment focuses on weaning you off the drugs or alcohol you have become reliant on. The detoxification process usually lasts around a week or two.
You will undergo your alcohol and drug detox in a medical environment. Medications may be offered to ensure that the detox is comfortable for you.
Once the detox has been completed, you will begin counselling and therapy sessions. This can include CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and other types of therapies.
You may want to get involved with art therapy and activities that will help you on your recovery journey.
The overview of the phases of rehab are:
- Physical drug and alcohol detoxification: Pharmacological treatments may be incorporated.
- Physical and mental recovery: Focusing on mental healing, including counselling and alternative therapies. It will seek to improve fear, distress, mood, and sleep disorders.
- Psychological recovery: Changing your thinking and maintaining your recovery. Through a bespoke aftercare plan, we ensure you have the help and support after your rehab has ended.
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.
Does Rehab Really Work?
Rehab has a very high success rate. Although, as with any illness, relapses can happen. However, relapse does equate to failure. In fact, quite the opposite. It is progression and highlights you are still learning and developing.
By choosing drug and alcohol rehab you have made a conscious decision to change your life and it is an incredibly brave first step. Rehab works better when you choose to admit there is a problem and you’re willing to strive toward long-term sobriety.
Rehab works when you absorb the knowledge and skills general practitioners or specialists, addiction counselling centres teach. This learning will allow you to realise the reasoning behind your addiction.
It may lead you to want to heal past traumas and rebuild relationships. All of this and more is possible. But it begins with reaching out for that expert advice we provide.
Self-help groups can be helpful following rehab, they provide a community you can be part of. In these self-help groups, you will get the opportunity to talk about personal situations, and share your story, inspiring others and possibly giving other people the chance to make a change.
Rehabilitation has many success stories, and we will always be happy to talk about these with you. Additionally, we provide an aftercare plan. This will give you numerous tips and tricks to help yourself throughout your day-to-day.
Support Available at Drug and Alcohol Rehab
There are many support services available with Asana Lodge, including impeccable aftercare plans. These plans are a vital component of long-term sobriety.
You will have support in the form of therapies, counselling, and more when you commit to a programme. This does not end when you leave us.
It simply is extended, to ensure that when you are continuing your life at home, you still have access to support.
It is important that you remember you will already have many tools. You will be well educated on addiction and the traumas that have contributed to addiction will continue to heal.
You will have set realistic expectations of yourself and will begin a new path towards your goals. This may include relationship goals or career goals.
Removing addiction from your life will allow you to see things in colour once again. You will be able to realise your passions and follow old and new dreams, with conviction and a healthy outlook.
Whilst it takes constant work, the support and tools you will have acquired will make the journey much easier. Recovery is possible and we see thousands of people each year walk into a new tomorrow.
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Addiction is a serious disease and an inpatient programme is the best option for your recovery journey. You will find yourself in an impartial environment, with support and guidance from professionals. You do not need to suffer in silence anymore.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does rehab last?
A typical programme with us at Asana Lodge usually takes around 28 days – that programme includes drug or alcohol detox. After this period, you will be physically sober and hopefully feel ready to return to your normal life. Some people can afford to stay in rehab longer and programmes can run up to 12 weeks in some facilities. What is important is that you pick the programme that suits your circumstances and recovery goals.
How beneficial is residential rehab?
Extremely beneficial. The intensive short burst nature of residential rehab quickly gets you clean and starts you on the journey towards remaining sober. Through residential rehab you will live and breathe the recovery lifestyle, learning tools and techniques to help you cope afterwards to introduce you to a support network that could last for years. With residential rehab, you can see you are not alone on your journey – an aspect of recovery that cannot be emphasised enough.
What is the difference between substance and behavioural addictions?
Substance addiction means being addicted to drugs or alcohol, stuff that you can put into your body to change the chemistry of it. Behavioural addiction is centred around being addicted to activities. Gambling, sex, and playing video games are all things people can become addicted to. Substance addiction can cause more physical problems as you are putting toxins into your body whereas behavioural addiction only has psychological effects but can lead to physical issues such as self-harming and suicide.
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