Rehab 4 Addiction

No matter where you go in the UK, there are people facing the life of addiction. You aren’t alone in the difficulties that long-term drug and alcohol use brings.

Maybe you’re tired of the impact it’s having on your mind, body, and life. The consequences of addiction reach far and wide, and it can often feel as though the addiction has done too much damage and things have gone too far to be able to mend them.

This is untrue. At Rehab 4 Addiction, we know that you can stop. So long as a person wants to quit drugs and alcohol and is determined to work hard to do so then all the things that feel as though they have gone wrong can be healed. You can recover.

Whether you’re hoping to start your recovery through an inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation centre, there are treatment options that will suit you in the Lancashire area. Although funded services can be very stretched, private rehab centres are usually available to provide a fully comprehensive service.

When you contact Rehab 4 Addiction we’ll talk you through the various options and suit them to you and your budget requirements.

Are you addicted to alcohol or drugs?

An addiction can seem to come out of nowhere. At the beginning of drinking or using drugs, it might have happened in a light-hearted way, perhaps you were just experimenting. Alternatively, substances are also used in order to get through something that feels difficult or impossible to face.

There are many reasons people drink and take drugs in the first place. The habit of continuing to do so, however, can often be due to other causes such as boredom, but then there is also the point when regular drinking and drug use might have become an addiction.

Some signs that you have developed an addiction can be any of the following:

  • Fatigue and mood swings
  • Feeling as though you’re helpless
  • Struggling to remember things
  • Thinking of drink or drugs as soon as you wake up
  • Worrying or feeling stressed at the idea of not being able to get drink or drugs
  • Losing interest in things you used to enjoy
  • Difficulties within your close relationships where people might suggest you have a problem with the substance
  • Finding it hard to go to work or to keep a job
  • Missing bill payments or developing debt
  • Continuing to drink or do drugs even when you don’t want to

There are also symptoms a person can experience when they have a physical dependency on a substance. Here are some things that can happen when a person withdraws from a substance the body has become reliant on to function:

  • Shaking and sweating.
  • Runny nose
  • Dilated pupils
  • Changes in appetite
  • Changes in behaviour
  • Irritability and mood swings
  • Blurred vision and hallucinations
  • Muscle pain and cramping
  • Sickness and diarrhea

When faced with the mental, physical and emotional effects of an addiction, it can be easy for a person to relapse, even if they are determined to stop using alcohol and drugs regularly.

At the moment where the symptoms are at their worst, the easiest thing a person might feel to do is to get more of the substance to ease the uncomfortableness of what they’re facing.

People living with addictions might be keen to quit alone. When considering how a withdrawal can affect the mind and body, it’s understandable why for the vast majority of people, quitting alone simply doesn’t work.

This is why accessing support to face addiction can make all the difference in turning a person’s life around. When equipped with the tools to face the short-term withdrawal symptoms and long-term cravings, a person can truly conquer the addiction that they face.

Will rehab benefit you?

From the moment you enter a private rehab centre as a resident, you’ll be made to feel welcome by both the staffing team and comfortable environment.

When facing such a monumental moment in life under such challenging circumstances, it’s essential that everything supports you in feeling as relaxed as possible.

Rehabs are a type of clinic. They are also designed and furnished to make you feel at home. There are comfortable communal areas for you to enjoy and spend time with staff and other residents.

When you stay at a rehab centre in Darwen, you’ll find yourself in a place free from triggers. This can be incredibly helpful in those early days of breaking the cycle of drinking and taking drugs.

A private rehab in Darwen also has other benefits if you live in the area. It has the familiarity of being close to where you live. If family therapy is an option, it’s easy for family members to attend.

There’s also the aspect of how changing a habit within the area that you do it usually re-writes old behaviours with new ones. This helps strengthen the resolve to do the positive behaviour again.

At rehab there are detox options that are essential for people who require a medical detox due to having a physical dependency. This is especially important for people who are dependent on alcohol and heroin. Doctors are on hand to prescribe medication to ease the symptoms and pain of withdrawal.

A physical detox can be safely carried out under the supervision of a highly trained medical team of people who are experts in the field of addiction.

The psychological treatments at rehab show a person how to face the here and now as well as preparing them for a lifetime of recovery. Through participating in behavioural therapies, emotional therapies, art and mindfulness therapies, and family therapies amongst others, a person starts to change how they approach an addiction to drugs or alcohol.

How to get a referral to rehab

All you need to do is contact Rehab 4 Addiction to find out about the local alcohol and drug services available in Darwen. After an assessment, we’ll be able to match you to the most suitable treatment option.

Get in touch with our helpful team today. You can do this by calling us on 0800 140 4690, or by contacting us through our website.

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