Rehab 4 Addiction

Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Penwith

Do you currently live in the Penwith area and have begun to worry that your drug or alcohol use has become a dependency?

That it is no longer something you do socially or for fun but rather a habit? Something part of your daily routine that would cause you to distress to be without.

Do you think about drugs or alcohol first thing in the morning when you wake up, and then right before you go to sleep?

If this is the case then you may have fallen victim to the effects of substance abuse. Where your brain chemistry has been changed and in order for it to produce dopamine you now need drugs or alcohol.

If you suffer from substance abuse then specialist help may be required to help you towards recovery. At Rehab 4 Addiction we can help you understand the kind of treatment you may require and how it can help you towards the goal of long term recovery.

Do I need treatment?

Firstly to understand if you need treatment or not you need to understand if you have a drug or alcohol dependency.

To best do this when you begin without services we offer a free assessment of needs. We are then able to get to know you.

To get to know your past experiences, your traumas and your relationship with drugs and alcohol both personal and second hand.

From there we are best able to make a referral based on what we have learnt about you and suggest a course of action.

This can involve a referral to a rehab centre in the Penwith area. Depending on your situation it may be outpatient treatment or it may be suggested for best results you stay at the rehab centre during the course of your treatment.

At the end of the day, the biggest indicator that you need treatment is that you are considering treatment.

But for your own peace of mind, consider if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Past mental health problems
  • Past trauma
  • Prolonged cravings for drugs or alcohol
  • Withdrawal symptoms when you go extended periods of time without drugs or alcohol
  • Hiding your drug or alcohol use from others
  • Being unable to lessen the number of drugs or alcohol you use
  • Triggers leading to cravings of drugs or alcohol
  • Deterioration of health due to the effects of prolonged drug or alcohol use.

Our expert team is dedicated to getting you the help you need.

What will happen at rehab?

The first treatment you will experience is often thought of as the worst part. This is the detox.

A detox is a process of ridding your body of all drugs and alcohol. This gives you a good starting point where you can focus on your recovery while being weaned off drugs and alcohol.

Now, detox is famously difficult. It is a hard process that should never be done alone without medical supervision as it can prove dangerous.

Within the safety of a rehab centre, fully trained staff can monitor your progress and keep you as safe and as comfortable as possible. They are able to administer medication, should the withdrawal symptoms prove too much, to make it easier.

Following the detox, you will be expected to attend regular theory sessions as substance abuse tends to be a symptom of mental health issues.

From our initial assessment, we will gauge the intensity of therapy you will require and will refer you to a suitable rehab centre with the facilities to best treat you.

Depending on your needs you may be required to attend private one to one therapy sessions. This will give you an opportunity to work through any of your past trauma and get to the core of why exactly you are drug or alcohol dependent.

It will allow you to build coping mechanisms to use once you leave the rehab centre to avoid relapsing.

In less severe cases you will be expected to attend group therapy sessions. Here along with others who are staying at the rehab centre, you will be able to talk about your experiences with substance abuse.

The biggest benefit of group therapy is that you are able to interact with others that understand your experiences. You can begin to build better interpersonal relationships and realise you aren’t alone.

That many people struggle with substance abuse and there is no shame in getting help for it.

During your stay at a rehab centre, you will have the opportunity to take part in workshops designed to help you adapt to life outside of the centre and live a happier and healthier life.

These workshops tend to include nutrition classes where you can learn how to improve your body’s physical state and begin to repair the negative effects of prolonged drug or alcohol abuse.

Another workshop will include a relapse prevention plan. You will use this following your stay to help you avoid triggers for your cravings.

Every relapse prevention plan is unique for the individual and is designed specifically to give you the tools you will need in your everyday life when you no longer have the constant support and supervision of the rehab centre.


Many can find the idea of life after rehab daunting. To them, it feels like they are on their own for the rest of their recovery journey and without the support, they have gotten used to.

This is why aftercare services are offered. These services can include follow up therapy sessions that allow you to build upon what you worked on within the rehab centre and have your progress monitored by a trained professional.

You may also want to join a support group within the Penwith area. A support group is an important tool for recovery as it gives you accountability.

Other people who have been where you are can share their experiences and show you that long term recovery is possible. They will become your support network and help you on your own way to long term recovery.

What now?

When the decision to begin the recovery journey is made, it is important to act quickly before you can change your mind.

At Rehab 4 Addiction we act quickly and efficiently to find you the perfect rehab centre in the Penwith area.

To begin your treatment simply call: 0800 140 4690. The first day of the rest of your life starts here.

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