Rehab 4 Addiction

Are you looking for drug and alcohol rehab in Wimbledon? Our facilities are well equipped to help you through your rehab journey. Our trained professionals are with you every step of the way as you receive treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.

During your stay at our facilities, we will make sure that you are as comfortable as possible. It can be difficult to adjust to a new place. However, you are allowed to bring possessions from home to make yourself more comfortable. The more relaxed and open you are as you enter rehab, the better you will be receiving the treatments.

You will start with an initial consultation where a nurse or doctor will assess you. They will take into consideration how long you have been addicted to the substances, the different types of substances you have been using and any mental health issues that you may have.

During this consultation, they will also determine the number of days you will be in residential rehab or whether a mix of inpatient and outpatient rehab is the best choice. We at Rehab 4 Change usually prescribe a 28-day rehab.

Then comes the detox. It is crucial that this is done with medical professionals present. There is a lot of risk that comes with detoxing alone. Symptoms range from nausea and headaches to more severe signs such as tremors and seizures.

And that is just the physical indicators. Detoxes can have major psychological affects too. Psychological symptoms include an increase in depression and anxiety, insomnia and even hallucinations.

This is why it is important that you have a professional there who understands the signs and symptoms. With years of experience within this sector, our staff will be able to provide the right medication to help you through these symptoms.

The next stage is therapy and treatments. This is when you will start different forms of therapy to help identify coping mechanisms away from drugs and alcohol. Some of the treatments we offer include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), music therapy, equine therapy and yoga and meditation.

We provide a wide variety of treatments so that patients will be able to combine everything they have learnt and use those skills in the outside world.

Some of these therapy sessions will be done in groups. In this collective setting, you will be able to build your own community, sharing struggles and taking everyone on your journey to sobriety. Group therapy is a great way to help you not feel alone while also finding common grounds with other recovering addicts.

We understand that a rehab facility can feel a little sheltered. Although being away from distractions and temptations has its perks, once your rehab treatments are over, it may feel like you have no more of a support bubble.

This is where our Aftercare treatments come in. Our Aftercare programmes aim to keep those foundations that were built during detox and therapy strong. We help find Alcohol Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous groups in our patients’ communities to help them find a wider support system.

Through community-based activities, the aim for our Aftercare programmes is to help our patients reach a stage where they feel like reaching for a substance does not have to be the option.

The Impact of Drug and Alcohol Addiction?

Drug and alcohol addictions have been on the rise in the last few years. In fact, alcohol has become one of Britain’s favoured coping mechanisms.

There are many different reasons why someone falls into the pit of addiction, whether that is due to finding ways to handle mental health symptoms or being influenced by the wrong crowd. According to GOV UK, the number of adults entering treatment in 2019 to 2020 was 132,124 people.

Over half (52%) of the adults in treatment were there for problems with opiates, and this remains the largest substance group. People in treatment for alcohol alone make up the second largest group (28%) of all adults in treatment.

Addiction has a widespread effect. It is not just you and your physical and mental health that is affected. Often families are stuck in a limbo trying to help you out of this endless circle of substance abuse while also not enabling behaviours.

The affects of substance abuse can be destructive on family and loved ones. Negative emotions such as anger, resentment and embarrassment will often be present as they try and deal with your addiction.

Safety in a household can also be compromised, especially as many substances such as alcohol can cause someone to be aggressive. Some people try and hide their addiction which breaks down those lines of communication. We provide family therapy to help build those connections again.

Some of the family therapy we provide include:

  • Family Behavioural Therapy (FBT): facilitates the space to change unhealthy behaviour patterns within the family dynamics
  • Multi-systemic Therapy: combines group, individual and community based treatments to help find the root cause of addiction
  • Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT): is used more for addiction in adolescence. This looks at any behaviour that could have led to the child falling into addiction
  • Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT): looks into the exchanges and interactions between family members that could have driven someone into addiction
  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT): provides the space to address behaviours that are maintained by family interaction. After interactions are identified, a therapist will help find new way for the families to connect and communicate

The aim of family therapy is to build back those bonds that may have broken as well as to find healthier forms of communication and interaction.

By building on the relationship with family, you will find a caring support system outside of the rehab programme. They will be able to help you maintain everything you learnt during the treatment stages as well as prevent future relapses.

Start Your Journey Today!

We understand that getting over addiction is a lifelong journey. We want to help facilitate that journey. Our trained professionals will be with you 24/7, finding the best way to help with your addiction.

All it takes is one phone call to take those important first steps. All of our team are all living their lived ‘in recovery’. You can contact us today on 0800 140 4690.

 

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