If you’re living in the West Kirby area and find yourself struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction, you are not alone and there is local help available to you.
Addiction is far more common across the UK than many people realise, and like most illnesses, it can affect all sections of society, no matter your background, age, race or income level.
At Rehab 4 Addiction we offer advice, support and judgement-free recommendations to guide you towards recovery.
We are a group of addiction recovery advocates, many of whom have been through rehab ourselves, and we can help you to both acknowledge your problem and to find help to recover when you’re ready to do so.
Contact us for a free and confidential chat, on 0800 140 4690
The medical definition of an addiction is that you are unable to control your behaviour to the degree that the behaviour is affecting your wellbeing.
Unfortunately, when you’re in the throes of an addiction, it’s not always easy to recognise this in yourself, as part of the addiction mentality is denial.
There are a great number of causes for addiction and the presence of addictive behaviours are more likely in some people than others, for reasons that are yet to be explained.
If, however, you find yourself in the constant pursuit of a particular feeling, usually resulting in relief, then the likelihood is, you’re addicted to whatever it is that is resulting in that feeling, whether that be drugs, alcohol or is not substance-based at all.
Once this desire to achieve this feeling is established, then chances are, you will need to feed the addiction more and more over time, to achieve the same results.
This is very common in drug and alcohol use, whereby you will need to either increase the potency, amount or frequency of your substance use in order to achieve the desired effects.
Not only can this become incredibly expensive, and increases the risk to your body and mind.
The first effects that are often noticed as a result of addiction is the damage to relationships with family and friends, as well as disruption to your work and other lifestyle interests, as the addiction will take priority over them.
In the longer term, both physical and psychological health issues are common, from liver disease to depression, as well as a range of physical disabilities. These are avoidable if you seek recovery quickly, although many issues are irreversible if ignored.
Having said that, there is never a point where addiction recovery will not offer you a better chance for the future, so even if you think it’s too late, there are still benefits to choosing sobriety.
Here at Rehab 4 Addiction, we can take you through a short assessment that will determine the severity of your addiction and what type of help and support that you need to recover.
We will be able to make recommendations of either local addiction treatment centres in the West Kirby area, or across the UK, whichever you prefer. There is a range of options for different budgets, including both outpatient and residential rehab.
You won’t need to get a referral from your doctor, as this is a self-referral option and we can do the rest for you. We will liaise directly with your chosen facility to arrange an admission date for your treatment and help you to decide which option is best for your situation.
All of our partner facilities offer the same high standard of care, regardless of your budget and we only recommend those rehab treatment centres that operate within the CQC (Care Quality Commission) regulations, so you can be sure that you’re safe hands.
We have partners in the West Kirby area who are able to provide whichever type of rehab treatment is deemed necessary for you. Please bear in mind that residential rehab will be favoured over outpatient treatment if you are suffering from a moderate to severe level of addiction.
Residential rehab programmes are tailored to your own individual needs, however, they all follow the same structured approach of addressing your addiction holistically, so that all aspects of your addiction are treated.
Most centres use the globally renowned abstinence method of treatment, which will begin with a detox in a professional rehab clinic.
You will undergo a gradual, medically assisted detox in order to minimise the withdrawal symptoms and will be monitored day and night for your safety.
Once you have reached sobriety, an intensive psychological treatment programme will support you as your mental connection with addictive behaviours are broken down.
You will look at the reasons behind your addiction, learn how to control your triggers and pick up key skills for maintaining sobriety post-rehab. A specialist counsellor will assess your mental health and ensure that any dual diagnosis is treated accordingly.
Finally, you will be discharged with a relapse prevention plan and referral onto an extensive aftercare treatment programme, to help you maintain your sobriety in the long term.
If you want the chance to relinquish control of your life and diminish your addictive behaviours, reach out to Rehab 4 Addiction today.
Our friendly team is waiting to take your call and answer any queries or concerns that you may have about any aspect of the drug or alcohol addiction recovery process.
Contact us now on 0800 140 4690 or via the chat facility on our website.