When you are suffering from addiction and substance abuse problems, the world can often seem like a pretty bleak place. However, with an acceptance of your own addiction, and a sincere commitment to change, recovery from substance abuse is always possible.
Despite all the different options out there, the best course of action to maximise your chances of a full recovery is to attend rehab.
Rehab 4 Addiction exists to get people suffering with addiction into an appropriate rehab facility in their area. We have links with rehab facilities in areas all over the UK, including here in Seaford in East Sussex.
We also have an in-depth knowledge of each of these centres, and the types of treatment that they emphasise. Once we have a little more information about you and your addiction profile, we will be able to make an informed decision on which rehab to refer you to.
It starts with a call to Rehab 4 Addiction on 0800 140 4690, where you will be able to speak with one of our highly-trained advisors. They will be able to answer any questions or concerns that you might have about rehab, and whenever you’re ready to take the next step, they will begin an initial telephone assessment, in order to find out a bit more about you.
This assessment may include questions on when your addiction started, what your pattern of usage is, and some specifics around how it has affected your life.
We understand that these things may be difficult to talk about, but it is necessary in order for us to get you the best care possible. Also, you can be assured that your information will be treated with the utmost confidence.
Addiction can often start out as a coping mechanism for a challenging condition or set of circumstances, as users turn to drugs or alcohol as a form of escape from a painful life.
However, these so-called crutches can soon become the main problem in a person’s life, and before you know it, some people find themselves seemingly unable to function without drugs or alcohol.
The damage that addiction does can take any number of different forms. It can damage our personal relationships, sometimes beyond repair, due to the destructive and antisocial behaviours that it can cause.
It can disrupt or even destroy a person’s working life, perhaps even causing them to lose their job, affecting their finances and livelihood, and potentially that of their family.
Although substance abuse is often used as a coping mechanism for other mental health problems, chronic drug & alcohol use can ultimately exacerbate these issues, as well as creating new mental health problems in the process.
On top of this, drug & alcohol addiction can very easily cause lasting damage to a person’s physical health, and the risk of overdose is always there.
Once a person gets entrenched into an addiction, and the destructive habits that come with it, it is easy to lose perspective. There may even be a sense of apprehension about giving up the crutches that you have become dependent upon.
In fact, you lose nothing by recovering from addiction – instead, you gain a fulfilling new life, each aspect of which is immeasurably improved by no longer being in the miserable cycle of substance abuse.
Although there are a seemingly endless amount of options available for treating addiction, the best thing you can do to give yourself the highest chances of recovery is to enroll at a rehab facility. This is due to the comprehensive nature of treatment at rehab, which covers every aspect from detox, to therapy and education, to effectively planning for ongoing recovery once you leave.
The care you will receive at rehab will be highly personalised to your specific needs. Your treatment schedule will be based on the characteristics of your specific addiction, based on conversations that you will have with a professional once you arrive at rehab.
The idea is to give you the knowledge and education that you need to understand your addiction, as well as the tools needed to combat and stay ahead of it.
These therapies could include cognitive behavioural therapy, group therapy, counselling, and stress management, as well as different kinds of activities such as yoga, mindfulness meditation, and art therapy.
It’s a lot to fit in – this is why the average time that a person will stay in rehab is around 28 days. This gives the person enough time to detox, overcome the physical pain of withdrawal, go through these various therapies, and prepare for reintegration into the wider world.
Please note that we currently only offer referrals to private rehab facilities. Rehab referral is available through the NHS in some cases, but it is likely that you will need to wait for some time for treatment. Minimising the amount of time spent in addiction is always preferable, so if you can afford to pursue private rehab, then you should.
We understand that the price of rehab may be a concern, especially with the effects that rehab can have on a person’s personal finances. This is why, once we have determined the right course of action for you, we offer full transparency on how much your rehab stay will cost, how long you will be there, and any finance options that you might have available to you.
As stated above, the very first step of recovery is admitting that there is a problem to be faced, and that addiction has taken hold of your life. Once you’re ready to accept your addiction and prepared to commit to positive, lasting change, you can reach out to us on 0800 140 4690 to speak with one of our friendly advisors.
No matter how long your addiction has been going on, or how hopeless you might feel about everything right now, recovery from addiction and substance abuse is always possible.
Once they have completed your initial telephone assessment, they will be able to get you into a rehab facility in the Seaford area as soon as possible.
Going through rehab and into recovery will not be easy, be the reward of a new life free from substance abuse will be absolutely worthwhile. However bleak you feel in addition, please know that recovery is always possible.