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Do I Need Medical Help or Can I Do It on My Own?

Getting Assistance For An Addiction

Accomplishing sobriety by yourself can be hard and risky. Getting help through medical rehab will improve your chances of staying sober.

One the hardest decision anyone take is whether to go for rehab or not. You may face a lot of difficulties during the rehab like: first thing is that you will be away from your family and friends, how to cover expenses and the negativity around your environment.


Rehab can help you gain long term sobriety


All this may bring you to an idea of overcoming addiction without any assistance. Rehab centres offer comfort in a welcome environment and offer sobriety tools including:

  • Safe drug or alcohol detox
  • Demonstrated treatments and assist meetings.
  • Longstanding aftercare and support
  • Suggestions for relapse prevention.

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Why Is It Impossible To Overcome Addiction Without External Assistance?

Guarantee security during detox and prepare yourself for long-term recovery, these are two major reasons if anyone get proficient help when stopping drugs and liquor. Alcohol, benzodiazepines and many other drugs have such kind of dangerous side effects that lead anyone to death if using regularly. Comfort from uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms and medical supervision. At such treatment centres, the cause of the problem, the triggers of your addiction are also dealt with to make sure you will be able to live without relapsing once you get off the substance.


The treatment centres are there to help you all through the journey of recovery. With the understanding of your needs as an individual, the doctors will put together a special treatment schedule that will work for you.

Many of the aspects that enter your personalized program are:

  • How severe your addiction is
  • Which substance you have got addiction to
  • Whether you have associated health problems
  • Friends and family support

The Risks Of Detoxication Process

Whilst addicted to drugs or alcohol your body will have become dependent on that substance. This indicates that their system and brain have adapted for the presence of the drug.

Withdrawal side effect lead to death when there is a difference while eliminating the substance.

Making the hard choice to get sober is an enormous and essential stage for your future. Allow us helping you to look for the ideal treatment centre for your requirements in case you are prepared to begin now call on 0800 246 1509


Withdrawal can be dangerous as some of the side effects include: suicidal thoughts, depression, fits, heart failure so for safe detox the help and supervision of medical professionals is a must.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression or Suicidal thoughts
  • Seizure or Shakiness
  • Heart Failure
  • Delirium tremens
  • Hallucinations

Substances That Need Medical Supervision During Detoxification

The treating personnel keeps track of your vital signs including pulse during a detox program ensuring you are safe.

  • This monitoring is even more essential when it refers to some drugs and principally for heavy users.
  • The following drugs may require you attend a rehab centre for medical detox and they include:
  • Prescription pain pills
  • Alcohol
  • Heroin
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Inhalants
  • Methamphetamine
  • Club drugs such as ecstasy

This is not a long list, however, if you abuse these substances there are consciences.

In order to get benefit, while detoxing, the substance there are particular medicine available to help you. The medication is intended to lower severe withdrawal problems, as they imitate addictive substances' effects though do not cause euphoria.


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Call 0800 246 1509 for the different types of treatment facilities for both inpatient or outpatient treatment.

Inpatient program implies staying under supervision within the centre during a certain period. Surround yourself within healthy environment, getting personal attention, having right to use ongoing training and education-these help you to decrease your persuasion. These all are the benefits.

Outpatient Treatment - In an outpatient environment, the individual gets therapy in a facility over the day, however it is authorized to get back home when it's evening. Advantages of this treatment are: You can carry on working or going to school, and you enjoy the support and encouragement of friends and loved ones as you work through the program.

Inpatient benefits are given to those who have a high addiction problem while outpatient benefits are given to those who have less addiction problem.


How Important It Is To Be Supported When Recovering

If your believe you can accomplish detox successfully without any assistance, please think about the social issue of undergoing a treatment. A great support network of like minded people can be the most encouraging part of your rehab and will have a huge effect on your success.

A study in the 1970s shown that one operation demonstrated the relation between low living qualities and element abuse. Bruce K. Alexander, a Canadian Psychologist discovered that rats living alone and in darkness would choose to drink drug-infused water over clean water became addicted very quickly. But after being moved to another open place where the rats could communicate with other ones, most of them wanted to drink the pure water. This simple case demonstrates how essential is to have interaction, support and exercises that supply an empty place many choose the substances in order to fill.

"Along with this understanding comes a much greater emphasis on attempting to establish addicted people in a welcoming community, thereby reducing their need for addictive compensations." Psychologist Bruce K. Alexander on Rat Park experiment

Psychologist Bruce K. Alexander on Rat Park experimentation forming networks with others can make all the contrast in stop using drug or alcohol. Having family, counsellors, sponsors or others by your side during the recovery gives the patient confidence and support they require to keep off the substance.

  • Social support is a crucial part of an individual's recovery, this comes in many forms:
  • Emotional - someone to speak about their sensations, to assist entertain them with positive talks or to be a shoulder to cry on.
  • Physical - This type of support can be everything, from running tasks to assisting the individual financially.
  • Positive Feedback - Honouring a user's achievements, identifying his/her growth, providing constructive criticism, etc.
  • Education - You can get them reading the material and other providing resources that help in understanding and beating the addiction for the recovering patient to use during recovery and giving them helpful information geared towards preventing a relapse.

How Will Rehab Assist Me In The Long-Run?

The tools that are provided for long-term recovery include a healthy lifestyle, support groups and ongoing counselling. When you allow yourself to be helped by a medical professional, you are ensuring you will remain sober in the long-term.