Addiction Help in Bradford
Anyone can be a victim of addiction.
Regardless of age, colour, nationality, economic status, or educational background, anyone can be addicted.
It’s not only illicit recreational drugs like coke and heroine that are addictive.
Prescriptions drugs like sleeping pills and painkillers that are used for medication are also addictive if abused.
Some people do not experience the negative effects of using drugs or alcohol.
Others, however, suffer serious health and mental problems because of addiction.
Addiction is not about how much or how frequently you drink or take drugs.
It is more about how drugs and alcohol have caused problems in your health and life.
If you’re worried that you are a loved one is having problems with addiction, you need to learn how addiction developed and why it has a commanding grasp on a person.
Abbeycare will help you understand addiction so that you can learn how to best deal with the problem.
We will help you overcome addiction, regain control of your life, and build a new meaningful and fulfilling, drug-free life.
Trauma and Shame due to Addiction
Drugs and alcohol are often used by addicted people as a means to deal with trauma and shame.
After undergoing rehab, former addicts are once again confronted with the challenge of trauma and shame during recovery.
They may still carry the emotional distress of losing their family and friends.
They may carry the stigma of shame of being a former addict.
It requires a great deal of time and effort to face these deep-seated issues that once contributed to your addiction.
This is why our counselling sessions develop strategies to deal and cope with the stress related to these underlying problems.
We focus on facilitating your growth as a person.
If you are in Bradford and addiction have stolen your life or your loved one, take action now by calling
Abbeycare on 01603 513 091.
Addiction is a Disability
Addiction is a disease that many people do not consider as a disability.
This is because the disease is a mental disability that is not visible.
People don’t see the struggle inside a person with an addiction.
Instead, they blame a person’s lack of discipline for his addiction.
This is why people suffering from addiction do not often get the same sympathy and assistance for their sickness.
Contrary to this common belief, addiction is not just a matter of choice.
Genetic and social factors that are beyond a person’s control contribute to addiction too.
People don’t just do it do themselves to be an addict.
Help yourself or your loved one recover from addiction today.
Boredom as a threat to sobriety
The rehab treatment programme follows a structured daily schedule.
You will have a daily agenda for meals, group meetings, exercise, personal deliberation, and leisure.
When you return home from rehab, you may find yourself dealing with boredom, which posts a huge risk to your sobriety.
An idle life can be a devil’s workshop.
You can be tempted to make room for guilty pleasures.
To prevent boredom from pushing you to yield into your old bad habits, you need to learn new ways to use your time wisely and more productively.
You can engage in new things by learning a new skill, language, or hobby.
You can play sports or do exercise.
You can focus on yoga, meditation, or mindfulness activities.
You can do volunteer work, start hunting for a job, make home repairs.
Put off your boredom by keeping yourself productive and your schedule busy.
Recovery is hard but regret is even harder.
Drug Classifications Based On Effect
Drugs can be classified according to its effect as follows:
Depressants or downers. These drugs cause you to feel relaxed, tired, and down like when you feel drunk and sleepy.
These drugs are dangerous and are most likely to result in an overdose.
Common examples of downers include alcohol, sleeping pills, cough syrup, and opiates.
Stimulants or Uppers. These drugs cause you to feel high.
It gives people a sense of increased energy, rush, or wakefulness.
These drugs are often used by people to feel energized and excited to be productive.
Common examples of uppers include cocaine and meth.
Hallucinogens. These drugs cause you to hallucinate or see imaginary things.
It alters a person’s perception of reality by creating delusions, fantasies, or nightmares.
While generally less addictive than downers and uppers, hallucinogens are dangerous because they can cause people to do things that they may not be conscious of.
Common examples of hallucinogens include marijuana and LSD
Inhalants. These pertain to a range of common household or industrial products that are mainly ingested by breathing or inhaling them.
These products are used for other purposes rather than human consumption.
Inhalants can produce a feeling of high or low.
Common examples of inhalants include paint thinner, rugby, and gasoline.
To learn more about drugs and addiction, call us on 01603 513 091.
Or, see the recovery guidance available for Nottingham, here.
Addiction is a treatable disease
Most people suffering from addiction think that they cannot be cured.
Some feel hopeless, helpless, and useless.
Contrary to these negative attitudes, addiction is a treatable disorder.
Like other chronic diseases, the treatment for addiction is not necessarily a cure.
Instead, it can be managed successfully like diabetes and asthma.
The treatment involves addressing the physical, mental and psychological problems that cause people to drink or take drugs.
Rehab allows addicts to free themselves from drugs and alcohol, regain control of their lives and learn to love their life again.
Many people have successfully stopped using drugs and successfully build new productive lives.
You are never helpless with your addiction.
Addiction is a brain disease that can be reversed and change through medication, exercise, counselling, and other therapies.
Abbeycare can help you quit one day at a time until you can quit for a lifetime.
Abbeycare serving Bradford
The addiction treatment programme at Abbeycare has the following components, which are customised to fit the needs of every client:
Detoxification – The first stage of treatment that is clinically managed by health experts and entails 24-7 client monitoring.
Medications – Medication may be administered to clients to help manage serious withdrawal symptoms if necessary, and to address co-occurring disorders like anxiety and depression.
Motivation – All clients receive continuing motivation to help them conquer fears and sustain their drive to complete their treatment.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy – This counselling therapy help determines underlying causes of addiction and teaches clients coping mechanisms to deal with stress that triggers substance abuse.
Group therapy – This is peer-support programmes that provide solid social support to clients.
Family therapy – Because the whole family suffers in the addiction of a member, this therapy is used to help families heal damaged relationships and help them to be stronger.
Aftercare – A programme that includes life skills training, employability skills, monitoring, and follows up meetings is provided to help clients who completed the rehab programme transition back to the real world.
In Abbeycare, we believe that every life is worth recovering because every human being is important.
- What does Abbeycare provide?
We provide clients with beddings, comforter, and pillow; cabinets and closet; washer & Dryer; healthy meals, beverages, and cleaning supplies.
- Will anyone know I am in rehab?
Abbeycare staunchly upholds client confidentiality. You have complete control as to who or what entities know your admission and participation in rehab treatment.
- Can I make phone calls during treatment?
Yes, you can make phone calls during treatment however only for emergencies.
Outgoing and incoming phone calls are strictly restricted and regulated in rehab especially during the detox phase and the first week to allow the client to focus and acclimatize to the treatment community and programme.
Serving Bradford & Surrounding Areas, including:
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How To Book
To book addiction treatment near Bradford, call our admissions team direct on 01603 513 091, or request a callback, at a convenient time.