Hundreds near Cyncoed end up opting for the wrong alcohol or drug rehab treatment that doesn't meet their needs. But with the right insights, it *is* possible to find the right clinic.
Below, we've laid out our 19 most forthright answers, to unflinching questions about rehab near Cyncoed:
Brace yourself for warts and all answers, to the toughest questions about overcoming addiction near Cyncoed.
Let's get started.
Will Rehab Actually Help?
As long as you actively participate and don’t remain passive, rehab can and will help you.
In fact, alcohol or drug addiction treatment in a clinic continues to be the best structured approach to tackling addiction at the point when it is needed most. But, rehabilitation will not work in a vacuum, or without your cooperation.
Reclaiming responsibility for yourself is necessary to recovery, as it is likely that lack of this is what forms the basis of addiction in the first place.
You should not expect addiction treatment in Cyncoed to completely “cure” you of all your addictive impulses or feelings.
It has taken a long time to develop the complexities of drug or alcohol addiction in your life, and it will take time and awareness for them to be resolved.
All of this requires patience, dedication, and active involvement.
Rehab should be considered the first stage in a journey which you choose to make.
What Exactly Happens During Alcohol Or Drug Rehab Treatment Cyncoed?
The detox itself is the initial phase of the private rehab process, and it’s followed by therapy which deals with the causes of addiction and then counselling and care which looks to the future.
This is what you should find in the first 7 days of alcohol/drug rehab ...
The first week consists of completing the physical detox and resting more than you usually do, and also taking your medication.
This initial detox period will vary in duration from one individual to another, depending on frequency, recency, and amount of usage, together with the individual's history of addiction.
After the first 7 days, here's what you can expect...
The clinical team will guide you to begin therapy sessions, when your detox has been completed. You may find yourself in individual counselling sessions or in group Behavioural Therapy, which seeks to help you understand the reasons for your addiction.
Residential programmes near Cyncoed and Cardiff tend to be multi-faceted in nature, and will see you taking part in mutual aid meetings, physical routines, sharing your experiences with others and undergoing physical exercise, and and transition towards regaining some structure and order in your routine.
Treatment clinics near Cyncoed will tend to tell you the night before what the next day’s activities will be, and where.
This is what you should expect to experience during the final 7 days of rehab ...
During the final week, if not before, your provider will probably plan precautions against relapsing, together with other support.
These will assist you as you move from residential care back into the outside world and give you the chance to plan ahead and get the support to thwart any triggers that may be the cause of your addiction.
Who Is Rehab For?
Those who are genuinely serious about getting back their lives, relationships, families, and children, are the people who will get the most out of a rehab stay.
This usually means they've been round in the circle of abusing alcohol or drugs several times, seen and borne the negative consequences, and know there must be another way - but need help to achieve this.
Rehab for alcohol or drug abuse will take commitment and effort from those who undergo the treatment, from detox through to the sessions of therapy and counselling that follow, and out into the sunlight of normal life again.
People who fully understand that they must be responsible for their own lives will be successful in this undertaking, and who fully commit to it.
Is There Anything That No Longer Works In Terms Of Rehab Treatment?
Attempting to quit alcohol or drugs without help. This is a recipe for failure, and is especially ridiculous given that the support you need from professionals is available to you if only you would ask for it.
- Any approach to therapy which is demonstrably tied to only one type of outlook on what works best. Clinics now tend not to insist on the religious determinism aspect of recovery from addiction, and favour a broader approach to treatment which incorporates a holistic outlook to rehab treatment.
- An approach which is doomed to failure at worst will be one which depersonalises individuals as unique.
The core of a successful alcohol or drug treatment programme will treat the client as an individual and part of a community of people who have similar issues and share a common goal in making a full recovery.
How Can I Succeed In Alcohol/Drug Rehab?
Is There A Checklist Of Things You Should Do When Planning To Enter Cyncoed Drug/Alcohol Rehab?
Reputable addiction clinics will give you a booking confirmation, including a list of what items to bring to rehab when admitting.
Ask the admissions team you're dealing with for this, if they do not provide it.
What Are The Top 3 Changes In My Life, I Might See, During Or After Alcohol/Drug Rehab?
If all goes according to plan you might expect to see signs of:
- If you've understood what the alcohol/substance abuse is doing *for* you, it becomes easier to fulfil this need in other, healthier ways, and then plan this in aftercare planning.
- By understanding and taking care of these elements, behavioural changes, patterns of communication, and emotions should change, reflecting that basic needs are being met in a functional way, without the presence of the substance.
- You’ll find that once the addictive substance is removed, you’ll be letting all the other things in your life, such as work, family and relationships, expand, to fill the void previously occupied by the addictive substance.
What Are The Top 3 Mistakes Those Entering Drug/Alcohol Treatment For The First Time Make?
(i) Anxiety at the prospect of drug/alcohol withdrawal, before treatment has even started.
(ii) Mistaking a couple of early successful milestones for a complete and lasting recovery from substance abuse.
(iii) Not fully accounting for all potential trigger situations that could occur after treatment completes, resulting in under preparedness, and a higher than normal risk of relapse, following treatment, without the right support.
Why Would Cyncoed Rehab Not Work?
If a relapse occurs after leaving a clinic, there may be a couple of causes of this:
(i) You did not make use of the support provided post-rehab.
(ii) A trigger event happened in the external world, that you didn't work on yet, during treatment.
You can look to prevent these scenarios by:
(i) Whilst still in treatment, actively engaging in aftercare planning, and actively following through on the supports given, to make sure you stay on track in sobriety.
(ii) To avoid succumbing to trigger events (which are 100% certain to happen) make sure you make continued therapeutic care, your priority.
In most cases, relapses are almost certainly due to omitting one of the above.
Do People Without Any Support Network Fail In Long-Term Recovery?
Of the millions in recovery globally, everyone has a different level of alcohol/drug dependency and amount of support available in their lives, when they enter treatment.
You need to remember that even those people without a good support network continue to recover successfully.
Alcoholics Anonymous .v. Rehab - Which Is Better And Why?
If AA didn’t work for you, we assure you that rehab is different; here’s how…
Alcoholics Anonymous is not the same as rehab, even though AA is good to have access to.
There have been many success stories with people using only AA Cyncoed to resolve their alcoholism.
People have said that just using AA meant that there was something missing in their recovery - something personal to the individual.
Some feel that the psychological causes of addiction were not fully addressed by the AA meetings alone.
*Both* rehab and mutual aid, such as AA, or SMART recovery, are beneficial, especially when used at different times or for different purposes, in any one person's recovery pathway.
People quite often choose to attend the AA group meetings in addition to having completed the residential rehab.
Full and long-term recoveries have been recorded by people who have used both resources, either individually or in conjunction with each other.
Isn’t It Sufficient Just To Attend AA?
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are a wonderful resource in recovery and a source of inspiration, hope and the power of the community.
However, Alcoholics Anonymous are not the people who are best able to provide clinical care and therapy, or to examine the triggers and reasons for your addiction in a way which will be best at preventing relapse.
For this you need to turn to rehab in its residential form, including a full detox, after which you can enjoy the full benefits of what Alcoholics Anonymous Cyncoed has to offer in terms of group support.
Is It Wise To Just Stop My Substance Abuse Without Outside Help?
We don’t consider this to be a good move at all.
Undergoing withdrawal alone and by yourself can carry with it serious clinical consequences.
There are a multitude of risks associated with this, including heart issues and convulsions/seizures.
**You must never attempt withdrawal or any detox without suitable clinical support**.
What If I Can't Afford It?
If a full rehab programme is out of your reach at the moment, here's something to ask about.
Though not the full programme, the detox-only route is available as a possibility. This is not usually widely advertised.
This isn’t because it just costs less, but because this can be associated with lower success rates.
Here is what we recommend if you want a less expensive and shorter course.
Ask about short term detox plans, **but only** if you already have additional emotional supports setup for once detox completes.
i.e. a structured, organised approach to addiction therapy, follow up supports, mutual aid supports, and a sponsor lined up for the long term.
Experience has shown that there is a risk of not being able to enjoy a full recovery if you don’t make plans for the support required after the short-term detox has completed.
How Do I Find The Refund Policy For Rehab?
Refund policies will vary from clinic to clinic, be sure to ask before committing.
Any refunds given are not provided on the basis of a client relapsing, as long term success is a matter of individual responsibility.
Getting Started In Rehab: What Do I Need To Do?
Can I Begin Rehab As Soon As Possible?
The majority of clinics are able to admit people within two days, assuming that all the medical checks are established together with an assessment that the treatment is suitable for the client.
Is Abbeycare A Well-Established Addiction Care Provider?
Following personal experiences of Abbeycare staff, we started providing rehab care in 2005.
Abbeycare has since grown to become a nationally recognised company and as a provider of rehab treatment.
Why Is It Considered Necessary To Complete An Assessment?
Like all rehab clinics, we have to evaluate that we are properly able to cater for your own needs and that we are entirely appropriate for you as an individual.
To this effect, we will seek approval from our health professionals once you have completed a short telephone questionnaire with our admissions team.
Abbeycare's UK clinics are available to those in Cyncoed and Cardiff.
We've helped thousands overcome their addiction to alcohol or drugs.
In our 15 years, we've worked with even the most complex multi-substance detoxes, needs, and issues.
We can even arrange to assist with transport to the clinic (some extra charges do apply).
Abbeycare admissions team can advise on options that suit your needs.
Detox is available, with comfort and safety, with the help of our medical team.
Our therapy team are available, to help you identify triggers, patterns, and start truly overcoming them.
The Abbeycare clinic team are ready to help you co-ordinate everything.
The only thing left is - are you ready?
To get your questions answered, or to get started in recovery, our team can help, on 01603 513 091.