It's easy to get overwhelmed searching for the right alcohol or drug addiction treatment near Morganstown. But answers *are* available.
Below, we lay out 19 critical Q&A insights into:
This is the most detailed debriefing available on addiction treatment options in Morganstown.
Will Rehab Do Any Good?
You can certainly expect a drug or alcohol addiction clinic programme to be productive, *as long as* you play an active role.
Rehab is the most structured approach available, to the initial primary care needs for drug/alcohol addiction detox and therapy, at the point of crisis. But, rehabilitation will not work in a vacuum, or without your cooperation.
You will need to take back your own responsibility for your life as part of the addiction recovery process.
You should know from the start that rehab centres in Morganstown are not some kind of magic cure-all which will take away all addictive impulses.
It will always take a great deal of time and perseverance to deal with a drinking or substance habit that was a long time in the making.
All of this takes patience, diligence, and active participation.
A stay in a rehab centre is the first step on this journey.
How Does A Rehab Programme Near Morganstown Work, Exactly?
Private rehab typically comprises three stages, consisting of the detox followed by help with psychological aspects of the addiction and then aftercare which seeks to provide a basis for life in the future.
Over the first seven days in alcohol/drug rehab you should expect the following…
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.
Once the first week in rehab is over, you should expect…
The clinical team will guide you to begin therapy sessions, when your detox has been completed. This could be group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, individual counselling, or similar, as a means to help you understand why you started in alcohol or drug abuse, and how to get out.
In general, residential programmes are quite diverse, and will see you participating in mutual aid meetings, complementary or holistic therapies, sharing experiences with other clients, physical exercise routines, And gradually you’ll sense a shift back towards an ordered and structured life.
Treatment clinics near Morganstown will tend to tell you the night before what the next day’s activities will be, and where.
What should you expect in the last week of inpatient rehabilitation?
Help and support to prevent you from relapsing will be provided by your clinic in the final week.
You’ll be helped, in this way, back towards your life outside residential care and give an opportunity for you to plan supports in advance, for addictive triggers you've identified during treatment.
Who Is Best Suited To Rehab?
Rehab will help those who come into treatment with the intention of achieving long term recovery from their addiction.
They’ve run the gamut of various ways to quite their addiction but have failed each time, but know that they can quit if only they had the help and support.
Rehab means putting in the work necessary to get your life back, and with the support and help of a proper detox followed by therapy and other forms of support.
Rehab clinics are designed for those willing to undertake the responsibility for their own lives and who know that they will gain the benefits once this is achieved.
Are There Outmoded Methods In Rehab, That I Should Avoid?
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.
- A clinical programme that is driven almost entirely by process, can leave individuals feeling like "just a number".
The essence of alcoholism and drug addiction recovery is in mutual aid, community, and respect for each other as individuals.
What Do I Need To Do To Make Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation A Success, For Me?
Is There A Checklist Of Things You Should Do When Planning To Enter Morganstown Drug/Alcohol Rehab?
All good clinics will send a booking acknowledgment to you prior to your stay, detailing all the things to bring with you.
Any good rehab clinic will send you details of everything you’ll need before starting your rehab residency.
How Should Life Be Different, After Addiction Treatment?
If the underlying work is done, substantial changes could be achieved:
- You should plan for a life where you take care of your needs in ways which are healthier than before, and without the need for the substance that held you in its addictive grip.
- You should begin to notice small behavioural and emotional changes, increased structure and order, and a sense of renewed purpose.
- When these changes in your behaviour take place you’ll find that there’s ample room for other things to improve also, such as improvements in family life, your work, etc.
Tell Me The Top 3 Errors I Should Avoid When Entering Addiction Rehab?
(i) Initial nerves at the thought of withdrawal/detox, ceasing usage, and this fear being so strong that the client will stop treatment before any has even begun.
(ii) The belief that a little success experienced during the early stages of addiction recovery means that we're “cured”.
(iii) The failure to properly take into account, and prepare for, any unexpected situation which could trigger a relapse back into addiction, and without the support and backup to prevent this from happening.
What If Morganstown Inpatient Rehab Doesn't Work For Me?
If a relapse occurs after leaving a clinic, there may be a couple of causes of this:
(i) You didn't follow through on aftercare supports provided.
(ii) You were't able to understand enough about your own personal alcohol or drug triggers, during treatment.
You can look to prevent these scenarios by:
(i) During treatment, ensuring you plan for aftercare and engage with all the help on offer.
(ii) Making continuing therapeutic care a priority in your aftercare plan, to ensure you have active support, when you do experience triggers (this is inevitable).
In our experience, those who relapse repeatedly over time, have almost always missed one of the above elements.
I Don't Have Any Support Or Family Members: Is Recovery Possible?
No two people are alike, and each person will have a different calibre of support when they begin their treatment.
Alcoholism or drug addiction recovery is certainly possible even if you don’t have continual support from family members.
I’m Hoping Rehab Is Different?...Because Alcoholics Anonymous Didn’t Work For Me.
Yes, rehab is different to AA, and here’s how….
Alcoholics Anonymous is a tremendous resource to have in anyone's recovery, but AA and rehab are not mutually exclusive.
In fact, people have reported long-term recovery success just with AA Morganstown alone.
Some people have said that certain parts of their recovery were missing, having only attended AA over the years.
With treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, we need to understand the psychological drivers of addiction which are undiscovered in a mutual aid environment, and need focussed one-to-one therapeutic help.
Rehab and mutual aid meetings can *both* be beneficial, and are *not* mutually exclusive. They can be especially useful when applied at different times in each individual's recovery journey.
AA meetings are often taken up by people after they’ve successfully completed their residential rehab programmes.
Both programmes, in fact, provide very good foundations for full recovery, and may be used in any combination which is suitable for the individual.
Is Recovery Possible By Attending AA Meetings Alone?
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are a wonderful resource in recovery and a source of inspiration, hope and the power of the community.
However, AA cannot provide a structured therapeutic framework in which to address the underlying issues which cause addiction, nor do they offer any clinical support.
For this you need a properly structured residential programme, then later you could make use of AA Morganstown as part of your long-term recovery support.
Is It Alright To Spontaneously Stop Taking Drugs Or Alcohol By Myself And Call That Success?
Going it alone is rarely the answer, and often, is very dangerous.
Trying to do this by yourself carries with it some grave medical concerns and we really advise against it.
There are a multitude of risks associated with this, including heart issues and convulsions/seizures.
**You must NOT attempt to undergo detox yourself, or any kind of DIY withdrawal method**.
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.
There is sometimes a shorter programme which involves only completing the initial detox, although not available in all cases.
However, the success rates for these shorter courses can be lower than with the longer more established programmes.
It usually takes 28 days for the full residential course; but we can recommend an alternative if that suits your pocket at the moment.
Shorter detox programmes are available, **but only** if there are adequate support structures in place for when you complete this.
...in other words, a proper and structured plan to therapy with its associated follow-up support.
Your short-term detox needs to be accompanied by structured support methods afterwards, or your chances of recovery from your addiction will be greatly diminished.
What Is The Refund Policy On Rehab?
Refund policies will vary from clinic to clinic, be sure to ask before committing.
Generally speaking, most clinics will not offer a refund policy on the basis of future relapse, as the responsibility for that comes down to the individual.
How Do I Actually Sign Up For Rehab?
Can I Begin Rehab As Soon As Possible?
Some clinical checks need to be carried out and then the admissions staff will be able to welcome you to the residential programme in less than 48 hours.
How Long Has Abbeycare Been Providing Help For Addiction?
Abbeycare began offering residential rehab treatment on a small scale back in 2005, following the personal experiences in recovery of our staff.
Since then, we've grown into a recognised brand and industry leader in private addiction treatment in the UK.
Why Am I Being Asked Do Complete An Assessment In Order To Attend A Course Of Residential Treatment With Abbeycare?
It is important, from the outset, that both clinic and client are appraised of whether the treatment we offer at a specific location is going to be the best for your overall health, well-being and long-term recovery.
This is done by going through a brief phone questionnaire with our admissions team, followed by an internal appraisal about the help that we’d be able to provide for you for your long-term recovery.
Help for addiction is available at Abbeycare's UK clinics, serving the full Cardiff area.
We've helped hundreds (thousands probably) move beyond addiction, and start a new life.
There's no substitute for the years of experience we've had, assisting with even the most complex cases.
Even if you're not local, we can still help with transport into treatment (full transparency - some costs do apply).
Our clinic inspection reports are available on the relevent service pages: Abbeycare Scotland, Abbeycare Gloucester.
Our admissions team will help you navigate the treatment options.
Our medical team are ready to help you detox, comfortably.
Our therapy team are available, to help you identify triggers, patterns, and start truly overcoming them.
Our clinic team are ready to help you get started.
The only question is - are you ready?
To get your questions answered, or to get started in recovery, our team can help, on 01603 513 091.