Rehab 4 Addiction

Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Northamptonshire

Like elsewhere in the UK, some in Northamptonshire are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. If you’re one of them, why not contact Rehab 4 Addiction and get immediate access to the help and support that you need?

Since 2010, we’ve helped countless people to find a suitable drug and alcohol rehab in Northamptonshire, with many of them overcoming their issues and going on to live happier and healthier lives.

Modern rehabs in Northamptonshire offer evidence-based treatments. Medicated detox follows NICE Guidelines.

These treatments include cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy and modern psychotherapy.

If you’re ready to take the first step to a clean and sober future, get in touch today.

Rehab 4 Addiction offers drug and alcohol rehab in the East Midlands, including Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire.

Is Rehab Right for Me?

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Drug and alcohol abuse are huge problems globally, with addiction affecting countless people and taking countless lives every year. It also places extra strain on emergency services, the police, social care services and many other public bodies. 

Despite this, many suffering from addiction don’t know that they need addiction treatment through rehab. So, it’s vital to know the signs of drug and alcohol abuse so you know when it’s time for rehab. 

Those most in need of rehab treatment would include: 

  • Person’s who have tried on many occasions alone to achieve sobriety without success
  • Those suffering from addiction often develop co-occurring mental health conditions such as anxiety, personality disorders, depression, and suicidal thoughts. Individuals suffering from both conditions should consider rehab urgently due to the dangerous nature of mixing prescribed medication for mental illnesses with drugs or alcohol. This practice dangerously interrupts normal mental functioning and creates extra barriers when trying to detox at home.
  • Individuals their drugs and alcohol abuse from their friends and family regularly.
     Anyone drinking 30 or more alcohol units of alcohol per day. This increased consumption demonstrates an increased tolerance and subsequent need to consume more alcohol. 
  • Once intoxicated, individuals display mood swings, personality changes, or inflict violence against their partner, family, or friends. 
  • Individuals often put themselves at risk of injury due to unsafe behaviours that accompany addiction. Excessive alcohol and drug misuse result in impaired judgment leading to risky activities like driving over the limit, practising unprotected sex, or sharing needles during drug use. 
  • Patients suffering from chronic conditions such as Wernicke’s Encephalopathy, alcoholic seizures, and delirium tremens. 
  • Individuals demonstrating a clear substance dependence as determined by the DSM-IV-TR (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Text Revision) diagnostic criteria. Matching three or more of the below-set criteria in a year shows that substance dependence has evolved and is creating a negative aspect of their life. 

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The Rehab Admissions Process in Northamptonshire

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Admitting yourself to rehab can be confusing and daunting as you search tirelessly for the right treatment centre. But at Rehab 4 Addiction, we are here to help you find the easiest path to recovery. 

The first step you’ll need to take is to contact a treatment provider or rehab referral services like ourselves to discuss your needs.

By completing an easy assessment through Rehab 4 Addiction, we can assess your needs to make appropriate referrals for rehabs that would most benefit you. 

We’ll always consider your circumstances and personalised treatment needs to find the proper physical and psychological therapies, location, setting and price. 

Then, once you’ve decided on a rehab centre, you’ll undergo a more thorough assessment to ensure you receive a comprehensive treatment plan.

Clinician often uses the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), to determine the severity of substance abuse disorders (SUD). It does so by breaking addiction down into three levels. 

These levels include mild, moderate, and severe SUD’s. The criteria for severity rely on the number of 11 symptoms patients demonstrate.

So, for example, a mild SUD suffer would need to show two to three symptoms. 

Similarly, showing four to five symptoms would show a moderate SUD, while six or more symptoms would indicate a severe SUD, also classified as an addiction. 

The ASAM Criteria is also an effective tool in assessing an individual’s treatment needs, both in type and intensity.

Using the six dimensions of the ASAM Criteria allows for a comprehensive approach to assessment that covers all aspects of treatment, including the mind, body, and appropriate addiction treatments. 

Lastly, clinicians may also use the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) to assess drinking behaviours, alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems.

There are two versions of the 10-item screening tool, meaning clients, as well as clinicians, can conduct the test. 

Patients are asked to answer a set of questions with a 0 to 4 ranking, based on the number of standard drinks they consume.

Harmful or hazardous alcohol use is indicated by a score of eight, whereas a score of 13 plus suggests alcohol dependency.

Questions are split into three sections to determine alcohol intake, dependence, and consequences. 

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Before Treatment Begins: Intervention 

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Often, it can take the intervention of friends and family for individuals to understand that they have a problem with addiction. Therefore, staging an intervention can be a vital aspect of the pre-rehab steps in helping your loved one get help. 

An intervention in a pre-coordinated attempt by friends and family, with the sole purpose of explaining to your loved one how their alcohol has become a problem for everyone involved.

However, the aim should always be to encourage your loved ones to accept that they have a problem and encourage them to get help. 

But because individuals struggling with alcohol or substance abuse often find it hard to accept that they have a problem, enlisting an intervention specialist will give you the tools you need to do this. 

Another way to help your loved one overcome addiction when conducting an intervention is to use the CRAFT approach (Community Reinforcement and Family Training). 

Unlike the standard type of intervention that lacks education around recovery, it ensures family members are taught the best methods to aid their loved ones in reaching sobriety.

The CRAFT approach methods involve safety training, motivation building, communication skills training, treatment entry training, immediate treatment entry, and life enrichment.

This method is incredibly beneficial for anyone refusing to accept help.  

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How Much Does Rehab Cost in Northamptonshire?

A few variants will always have an impact on the cost of rehab in Northamptonshire. For starters, different rehab centres will have different prices.

How long you plan to stay in rehab is another big factor, as is whether you choose a private or multiple occupancy room. 

But rest assured, there is a rehab out there to suit anyone’s budget. For example, those on a tight budget may want to consider the low cost of £1500 for home detox, which can bring its own level of success.

Unfortunately, however, the budget price means you won’t receive withdrawal care around the clock.

However, if you can afford at least a 10-day detox programme, it gives you a better chance of sobriety.

For a 10-day rehab stay in a multi-occupancy, you’ll spend between £2000 to £4000, or £3000 to £6000 for a single occupancy room. 

Depending on the severity of your addiction, you may have more success with a 28-day stay. The cost ranges from £8000 to £12,000 for a single occupancy room or £6000 for a multi-occupancy room. 

A quick call to our helpline means we can try to give you more exact prices, where possible.  

Private Rehab vs Council Funded Rehab Treatment

As standard, we always refer our clients to private clinics due to their effectiveness, but this will incur treatment costs. For those on a reduced budget, this can cause some worry.

But for those who cannot afford private rehab, there are council-funded rehabs that are entirely free. 

Although both options work hard to get you back on track to sobriety, there are pros and cons to private rehab and council-funded rehab.

Public-funded rehab won’t cost you a penny but can incur long waiting lists for treatment, which can dampen your motivation.

This delayed waiting time is never an issue with a private rehab clinic, as you receive almost immediate access to the essential treatment you need.

But, of course, this always incurs a cost that might not be suitable for all. 

This financial investment might seem expensive, but you’ll get the personalised treatment options based on your needs with private treatment.

These treatments range from vital medically managed detox clinics to essential talking therapies like Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), group therapy and holistic therapies. 

Unfortunately, you don’t always get enough time with a therapist or the same therapist through public rehab as the patient to therapist ratio is much higher. 

When addiction is causing significant damage to life, having access to extensive treatments that are not always provided in council-funded rehab is vital to their long-term sobriety. 

Furthermore, the highly skilled therapists and doctors at private rehab will ensure sure you don’t leave rehab without a relapse prevention plan in place. Also, you’ll usually be offered a free 12-month aftercare programme to keep you on track.

Unfortunately, this is not always something you’ll have access to in council-funded treatment.

Lastly, because of the high waiting lists for council-funded treatment, you might find yourself placed in an outpatient centre if the wait is too long. 

Private rehab allows you to be away from the distractions of rehab, while the time away from treatment sessions through non-residential rehab can place extra strain on your recovery. 

If you are interested in attending private rehab, make sure to call us to help you find a rehab to suit your budget. 

Call our team today on: 0800 140 4690.

Criteria for Substance Use Disorder in DSM-5

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It’s not always easy to identify a substance use disorder (SUD), especially if someone is struggling to be honest.

But help is available for clinicians through the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth update (DSM-5). 

This tool is beneficial at diagnosing SUD’s and judging the extent of their problem by separating them into mild, moderate, or severe levels. The DSM-5 approach does this by using its own scoring symptom.

Patients have 11 questions to answer. If patients show two to three symptoms, they will go into the mild substance use disorder category.

If they show four to five signs, their addiction would be classified as a moderate SUD. 

But showing six or more symptoms would suggest severe SUD that requires urgent help. This severe SUD would then be classed as an addiction. 

Medical professionals won’t ask you to complete this test to make you feel bad but rather to get you the most appropriate treatment for the best chance of success.

That’s why it’s so important to be completely honest when faced with the DSM-5 approach.

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How Long Does Rehab Last? 

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Just as the treatment you receive depends on your needs, type of addiction, and severity, so does the length of time you may spend in rehab.

However, because rehab refers to residential care, the timelines are often shorter than outpatient rehab.

For milder addictions or those at risk of relapse, you may be able to complete your rehab treatment in just seven days.

But for those where alcohol or drug use is damaging their life, a more extended 28-day stay in recovery has better success rates. 

A 28-day rehab stay allows you to safely go through medically managed withdrawal and provides the time needed to go through vital therapies.

These therapies help you get to the bottom of your addiction and allow you to learn coping strategies against relapse triggers. 

There isn’t a set limit, though. If your addiction warrants it, you’ll be able to extend your rehab stay for up to 28 days, often with the bonus of a free 12-month aftercare programme.

Alcohol Detox and Rehab in Northamptonshire 

As tolerance to alcohol builds, so does the need for a safe and effective medically managed withdrawal.

Physically withdrawing from alcohol sets you up properly to receive the necessary therapy to ensure long-term sobriety. 

But withdrawing from alcohol is not easy, with some of the most uncomfortable symptoms including:

  • Nausea
  • Aches and pains
  • Temperature changes
  • Insomnia
  • Mood swings
  • And hallucinations.

Severe alcohol addictions can even lead to potentially hazardous symptoms. 

To ensure your safety, at Rehab 4 Addiction, we will always refer you to a detox clinic that can help you go through alcohol detoxification safely.

In addition, our rehab centres often provide pharmacological intervention via Librium-based detox to ensure your safety. 

Clinicians will provide you with the correct dose of benzodiazepine (Librium) to suit your level of addiction.

This form of treatment ensures the alcohol detox symptoms of panic, confusion, anxiety, and withdrawal seizures are minimised to a safer, more comfortable level.

After you’ve safely gone through detox via Librium detox, your treatment is then facilitated with three weeks in rehab, allowing you to tackle the emotional causes of your addiction through a range of evidence-based therapies, depending on your needs. 

These therapies often include talking therapy like cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), exposure therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, and holistic therapies.

You’ll also receive support in creating a personalised relapse prevention plan that allows you to avoid triggers for post-rehab life.

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The Dangers of Unmanaged Alcohol Withdrawal

As already mentioned above, the withdrawal process is not only uncomfortable but incredibly dangerous.

Without a safe alcohol detox treatment, patients often find themselves suffering from the physical and emotional symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS).

Dangerous symptoms come in withdrawal seizures, increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure and hallucinations. Even the milder symptoms involve fatigue, nausea, and fever.

Without the proper treatment, AWS can result in life-threatening delirium tremens (DT). 

Therefore, severe alcohol withdrawal requires the correct medicines and therapies to manage your symptoms and ensure your safety.

If your alcohol addiction is so powerful that these symptoms scare you, at-home, alone detox may likely result in dangerous AWS symptoms. 

You must ensure your safety and comfort by seeking expert care from a rehab clinic that provides a medically managed alcohol detox clinic.

Calling our helpline for a quick assessment means we can help you do this. 

Call our team today on: 0800 140 4690.

Alcohol Home Detox in Northamptonshire

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Alcohol home detox is a possible option for those who can’t or don’t wish to detox in a residential clinic. But this option is only really suitable for those with a mild addiction. 

To ensure your suitability for home detox in Northamptonshire, you’ll need to be assessed to check your levels of alcohol consumption. 

Concerns are reduced for lower-risk patients who consume less than 30 units of alcohol per day, meaning these patients can often go through home detox safely at home. 

You’ll receive Librium in the post when going through home alcohol detox.

Librium, the brand name for benzodiazepine, provides essential calming and soothing effects on anxiety when going through the difficult first stage of alcohol detox. 

It is never advisable to go through self-detox alone at home, without medical care. Doing so puts your safety and comfort in jeopardy.

Instead, you can be more relaxed and protected through rehab-facilitated home detox through this vital anti-withdrawal medicine and daily monitoring via phone.

Although this is a more comfortable and cheaper option, home-detox is only applicable to those with mild addictions and ample support from loved ones.

In addition, it is never as safe as receiving fully supervised detox in a residential setting where moderate to severe addictions are concerned. 

Cocaine Rehab in Northamptonshire

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Cocaine can be extremely difficult to battle due to its highly addictive nature. Those that have been abusing cocaine for a long time often build a high tolerance that needs professional support to overcome. 

As cocaine changes the brain, it creates temporary and robust feelings of pleasure, making it difficult to obtain a natural high from everyday activities like fun and eating.

These changes usually cause increased tolerance, repeated use and eventually a cocaine addiction.

Receiving professional support through rehab becomes even more essential as the physical and psychological damage of cocaine starts to play havoc with your health. 

However, because detoxing from crack cocaine does not produce any unpleasant or dangerous withdrawal symptoms, you won’t need to go through a ‘cocaine withdrawal.’

Finding the right cocaine addiction rehab in Northamptonshire will provide you will all the proper support and therapies required to recover from cocaine addiction.

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Heroin Rehab in Northamptonshire

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Like cocaine, heroin is a hazardous drug that’s easy to get addicted to but difficult to overcome. Breaking away from heroin is not the easiest process but vital to living a free and healthy life.  

Withdrawal symptoms appear hours after a hit of heroin, which not only causes you to crave more heroin quickly but also means you could go into dangerous withdrawal shortly after. 

Because of the difficulty in recovering from heroin addiction and the dangerous nature of its withdrawal symptoms, put yourself on the best path for recovery by enrolling in heroin rehab in Northamptonshire.

Finding a rehab for heroin with the right kind of medically managed detox centre allows you to go through heroin withdrawal safely and comfortably. 

Once you are safe from the physical effects of heroin, rehab provides essential therapies that let you understand why you became addicted to heroin and how to overcome it.

Call our team today on: 0800 140 4690.

Cannabis Rehab in Northamptonshire

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Despite its illegal status in most countries, cannabis sustains its popularity as a harmless and ultimately health-promoting drug.

Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth, as cannabis brings a host of chronic health problems when used for a long-time.

Although cannabis is not physically addictive and does not require physical withdrawal, it still can destroy lives due to its psychoactive nature.

In addition, as people use cannabis for extended periods, they often become withdrawn and indifferent to life. 

This apathetic mood is exasperated by an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia. If this sounds like your life, then a change is needed. 

Finding a mental health professional through a cannabis rehab in Northamptonshire is vital in helping you reach this recovery goal.

With therapies and a relapse prevention plan at your disposal, cannabis rehab provides all the treatments and activities you need to get to the root of your cannabis addiction and learn to cope with triggers. 

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Types of Therapies on Offer in Northamptonshire Rehabs

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Finding a rehab centre that provides a full range of therapies means finding your best chance of recovery.

Because most addictions affect the mind and body, the most effective treatments work towards physical and psychological recovery.

At Rehab 4 Addiction, you’ll go through a thorough but straightforward assessment so we can find you a facility that provides a complete treatment plan to suit all of your needs.

Treatments on offer can include: 

Effective Dual Diagnosis for Co-occurring Disorders

Complete and effective recovery should always come with a full dual diagnosis to check for any mental health conditions that occur alongside addiction. 

These co-occurring mental health conditions can sometimes exist before addiction has surfaced, often leading to the addiction itself. In contrast, poor mental health can be a side effect of drug or alcohol abuse. 

The types of underlying psychiatric disorders that a clinician will be looking for as part of your diagnosis include mood disorders like depression and bipolar disorder, personality disorders such as schizophrenia, anxiety, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). 

Providing a comprehensive treatment plan based on this dual diagnosis usually offers the best chance of recovery success. 

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Relapse Prevention Planning at Rehab

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Relapse is a common factor in any chronic disease, and especially addiction recovery. Moreover, leaving rehab often causes excess nerves as patients wonder if they can handle life’s stresses and inevitable triggers.

Putting a plan in place allows you to put your mind at rest. 

Because the nature of addiction makes it hard to achieve life-long recovery, having a relapse plan in place is essential to minimising your chances of relapse.

The drug and alcohol centres rehab we refer you to will use the last few days to help you put together a suitable relapse prevention plan. 

So, when you can feel the pull of temptation getting too strong and fear relapse, you can refer back to your written plan and take pre-emptive steps to avoid relapse. 

Helping you select the right treatment provider

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At Rehab 4 Addiction, we’ve built up a robust database of treatment providers in Northamptonshire, many of which have state-of-the-art facilities and luxurious and comfortable living quarters.

We carry out a short assessment to find out more about your addiction. This will allow us to match you with a local treatment facility that’s ideally placed to meet your needs.

Most of the rehab clinics in Northamptonshire that we work with are privately run, which means there’s rarely a wait for treatment. You’ll be able to access the treatment that you need immediately.

Addiction is a progressive disorder, which means it may only get worse the longer you wait. Therefore, it really does make sense to seek help as soon as possible.

Your options for addiction treatment in Northamptonshire

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Your options for addiction treatment in Northamptonshire really come down to either residential treatment or outpatient treatment.

Although it’s certainly possible to be treated on an outpatient basis, at Rehab 4 Addiction we may recommend that you receive treatment within a residential rehab clinic.

Not only will you be completely removed from the temptations of alcohol and drugs, allowing you to focus solely on recovering from addiction, but you’ll also receive a higher level of care from a team of medical professionals.

This is especially important during the detox process when withdrawal symptoms can pose a serious threat to your health and mental wellbeing.

Going through alcohol detox in your own home is an option for anyone without the budget to visit a residential rehab but still needing a medically managed detox.

However, this is only possible if you suffer from mild alcohol addiction.

Rehab centres that provide home detox will provide a thorough assessment, alcohol detox medicine in the form of Librium if necessary, and daily telephone support and monitoring.

Support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are highly effective and practical techniques in treating substance abuse disorders (SUDs) if you need an alternative option to rehab.

In addition, research has shown that regularly attending meetings and staying active in the 12-step programme for one or more years brings greater chances of sustained abstinence.

When a family member’s drinking affects the whole family, it can be incredibly damaging, leaving deep wounds. Al-Anon Family Group meetings can help mend these wounds.

These family therapy sessions help you feel a little more understood, motivated, and confident as you listen to the group share experiences similar to your own, as well as success stories.

Suffering from active addiction can be incredibly isolating and demoralising. But just like family group sessions, SMART recovery groups allow you to share and feel understood due to the social nature of the meetings.

The meetings use research-based tools such as cognitive behavioural therapy to help clients find ways to overcome their addiction.

Furthermore, trained facilitators always run the SMART Recovery meetings to ensure they follow a regular, organised structure.

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Getting in touch with Rehab 4 Addiction

Getting in touch with our team at Rehab 4 Addiction is easy. You can either call us on 0800 140 4690 or send us a message via our website.

Whatever the nature of your addiction, we’re here to help you access a leading drug and alcohol rehab in Northamptonshire, improving your odds of making a full recovery.

Rehab 4 Addiction officers a range of addiction treatments in Northamptonshire, including Northampton, Corby, KetteringWellingborough and Towcester.

References

[1] https://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov/sidebar-many-consequences-alcohol-and-drug-misuse

[2]  https://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov/sidebar-many-consequences-alcohol-and-drug-misuse

[3]  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3767415/

[4]  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6876533/

[5]  https://www.drugabuse.gov/sites/default/files/audit.pdf

[6]  https://www.apa.org/pi/about/publications/caregivers/practice-settings/intervention/community-reinforcement

[7]  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK459239/

[8]  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3767415/

[9]  https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/addiction-withdrawal-symptoms

[10]  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK459239/

[11]  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK441882/

[12]  https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/cocaine/what-are-some-ways-cocaine-changes-brain

[13]  https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/heroin/what-are-treatments-heroin-use-disorder

[14]  https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/marijuana/how-does-marijuana-produce-its-effects

[15]  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK64223/

[16]  https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/common-comorbidities-substance-use-disorders/part-1-connection-between-substance-use-disorders-mental-illness

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