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Recovering from addiction, with medical, specialist and emotional support will offer many benefits. Safety and comfort are expected, along with experiencing the most effective recovery tools to carry forward.
One of the key definitions of an addiction is that the person will have a compulsion to engage in the addictive behaviour even when they know there is likely to be negative consequences from doing so. Over time addiction changes the way the brain functions, particularly in areas such as reward, pleasure and impulse control.
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Prolonged substance misuse can also result in a physical and psychological dependency, resulting in unpleasant withdrawal symptoms when the substance is not available.
All this helps to explain why a drug or alcohol addiction is so difficult to tackle alone. Fortunately, though, addiction can be treated like any other disease. Modern evidence-based addiction treatments have a great track record and going to drug and alcohol rehab in Erdington could give you your best chance of breaking free from addiction.
Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Options
The main choice when it comes to treatment options is whether to attend a private drug and alcohol rehab or use a community-based or outpatient rehab programme of the sort commonly provided by the NHS. An inpatient drug and alcohol rehab has numerous benefits.
It places you in a secure environment where you can concentrate on your treatment and recovery in one place. You will have round the clock support and medical supervision when it is required – particularly during the detoxification process.
If you opt not to go for inpatient rehab you will have to attend different appointments, which may be in different clinics or other locations. This can be difficult when you are dealing with an addiction, especially if you are living a chaotic lifestyle. You will not be able to fit as much into a treatment programme in the same timeframe and you will have to manage your drug or alcohol detox with minimal medical assistance and supervision.
You will also be surrounded by all the usual triggers and temptations that are associated with your substance misuse in your everyday life – it probably goes without saying that you will not have access to drugs or alcohol in a secure drug rehab.
NHS and other outpatient treatment programmes can certainly be valuable, but residential rehab is generally the best way to treat a serious addiction problem.
Medically assisted Detox and Therapies Available
Going through an alcohol or drug detox can be a difficult and frightening time. The withdrawal symptoms involved can vary widely between different substances such as a cocaine addiction and an opioid addiction, but they are almost always unpleasant and can be dangerous.
The symptoms involved with alcohol withdrawal, for example, could include:
- Tremors (the shakes)
- Seizures (in the worst cases)
This is clearly much safer to approach under medical supervision and the support and medication (where appropriate) that you receive will also make sure there is more chance of you getting through this phase successfully.
Types of Addiction Therapy Available
Detox is the point at which you get rid of the toxins from drugs and alcohol that are in your system but you also need to stay clean and sober moving forward. To give you the best chance of doing so, we take a holistic approach to healing your mind, body and spirit.
Our addiction therapies include a range of psychological therapies carried out by experienced, qualified psychologists and counsellors in a safe and professional environment.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a cornerstone of most addiction treatment programmes and we also offer group therapy, family therapy, stress management, relapse prevention sessions and more. Unlike other rehab centres we can also offer some unique cutting-edge therapies such as Satori Chair therapy.
As part of our holistic approach we also offer well-being therapies such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness, acupuncture, nutrition therapy and art, drama and music therapy. Combined with relapse prevention and aftercare plans, we believe we can give you the very best chance of making a full and lasting recovery.
Another important aspect to consider is mental health and the way in which it interacts with substance misuse and addiction. We can offer standalone mental health treatments such as depression and anxiety treatment but we can also provide specialist dual diagnosis treatments.
This aims to address addiction and mental health issues that exist at the same time and which can both have an impact on each other. Unpicking the threads can be difficult but it can be dangerous to leave one side of the equation untreated. This is because a mental health condition can lead to or exacerbate a substance misuse and addiction problem and vice versa.
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Left untreated, an alcohol or drug addiction can continue to wreak untold damage on your life and the lives of those around you. Attending a drug or alcohol rehab in Erdington could be just what you need to turn your life around, so contact us today to find out more.
See more information about drug and alcohol rehab in the Birmingham area here.
What happens during the Admission Process?
During the admissions process we will carry out an assessment to find out more about your addiction and general health. This will help us to draw up an appropriate addiction treatment plan tailored to your own circumstances. We also offer family referrals if you need to start the ball rolling on a loved one’s behalf.
How much does Rehab cost?
A one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t really work in the field of addiction recovery. Treatment programmes are tailored to the individual and the duration can also vary. This means that the costs will vary but our team can guide you through the costs and there will be no hidden extras or nasty surprises.
How can I find Rehab in Erdington?
Whether you are looking for drug and alcohol rehab in Birmingham or elsewhere in Birmingham or further afield, we can help to find the right place for you. This may be the nearest rehab but sometimes it makes sense to travel to find the best fit. Contact us today to talk through the options available to you in complete confidence.
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