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Rehab 4 Addiction offers a free signposting service for people seeking drug and alcohol rehab services in Oxford. Oxford is home to many inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol rehab clinics, and Rehab 4 Addiction helps to ensure you attend one that suits your needs.
We believe our free service helps you to avoid poorly suited treatment providers. We also aim to offer you a wide variety of treatment providers to suit your budget, circumstances and personal needs.
From the outset, you need to understand the pitfalls of attending rehab. Firstly, there exists no ‘standard’ form of addiction treatment.
Some providers offer spiritual or even religious forms of treatment. This approach will obviously not be suited to all. Other providers prefer to utilise modern therapy techniques that are more logical in nature.
Furthermore, some clinics offer outpatient treatment whilst others are residential in nature. If you were not aware, residential treatment means you will live in the clinic whilst your treatment takes place.
Outpatient treatment does not require you to live in the clinic whilst you undertake treatment.
This assessment allows us to eliminate treatment options that are poorly suited to your needs. Consequently, this process of elimination allows us to restrict our recommendations to treatment clinics that are highly suited to your needs.
The vast majority of people suffering an addiction to drugs or alcohol will need to spend at least a week in a residential rehab clinic. This is because detox is usually required. Residential rehabs offer a clinically supervised detox.
You may wonder why it is not advisable to undergo a detox from home. The answer to this question is simple. When you undertake a detox, you are likely to suffer from withdrawal symptoms., such as seizures, hallucinations and nausea.
If your addiction is sufficiently severe, it is likely you could develop life-threatening withdrawal symptoms.
These withdrawal symptoms are easily treated by medical professionals. Deaths associated with detoxification are entirely avoidable. To avoid the risk of death, we do not recommend you undergo a drug or alcohol detox from home.
The free assessment we offer over the telephone primarily seeks to assess the severity of your addiction. If you begin to suffer withdrawal symptoms following several hours of abstinence, it is highly likely you will require the services of a residential drug or alcohol rehab in Oxford.
All treatment providers we recommend in Oxford offer tailored addiction treatment. Fortunately, the ‘one size fits all’ model of addiction treatment is now a thing of the past.
To ensure your treatment programme is tailored, a psychiatrist will carry out a physical and mental assessment before your treatment programme begins. All psychiatrists we work with are regulated by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
When formulating a rehab programme, the psychiatrist will take into consideration your age, your sex, your state of health and the severity of your addiction.
Addiction is essentially a symptom of underlying mental health issues. You may drink for a variety of reasons, and therapy aims to both determine and combat these reasons.
Most therapies are known as ‘talking’ therapies. This includes popular therapy techniques such as cognitive behavioural therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and psychotherapy.
Both talking and complementary therapies aim to arm you with the emotional resilience that’s needed for a lifetime of recovery. You will take part in therapies all day and each day whilst you undergo your rehab programme.
Therapy is thus intensive and requires a commitment of time and energy. However, the rewards you will receive from this investment equates to a lifetime in recovery.
However, you may struggle to talk about certain issues with your peers. To fill this void, you will benefit from one-to-one therapy sessions with a qualified therapist. During one-to-one sessions, you will discuss issues that are highly personal.
This could include discussing traumatic experiences that fuel the mental causes of your addiction to drugs or alcohol.
Another important aspect of addiction treatment is to help you become aware of your addiction triggers. These triggers threaten your recovery. However, there exists a number of strategies to help contain and reduce your addiction triggers.
Awareness of addiction triggers is perhaps the most important method of containing triggers. Simply, if you are not aware of your addiction triggers, you are unlikely to be in a position to respond to them as and when they arise.
During your treatment programme, you will be taught to identify your addiction triggers. You will then be given the toolset to allow you to cope with these triggers so relapse is less likely to occur.
Contact us today for our free telephone assessment on 0800 140 4690. Rehab 4 Addiction is a free signposting service. We aim to signpost you to drug and alcohol rehab providers in Oxford that are suited to your needs.
Rehab clinics in Oxford offer treatment programmes for 10 days, 14 days, 21 days and 28 days. Click here to learn more about how addiction rehab works.