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Asking the right questions to find alcohol or drug help near Arden, Glasgow can be a minefield.

But, help *is* available, if you know what to ask.

Below, we've laid out the key need-to-knows, to narrow down the search and find drug or alcohol treatment which meets your needs for cost, location, and getting help fast, in Arden, Glasgow.

Let's begin:

How Does Rehab For Alcohol/Drug Misuse Differ From A Detox-Only Approach?

Generally, addiction detox and rehab services, go hand in hand.

Rehab usually means the therapeutic treatment that addresses the bottled up psychological components of addiction, and takes place after the primary physical detox period.

Initial Detox .v. Full Rehab Programme In Arden, Glasgow

Detox
  • Professional detox
  • Residential treatment
  • No therapy component
  • No ongoing help
Full Rehab Treatment
  • Professional detox
  • Live in the clinic full-time
  • Individualised therapy
  • Ongoing help

Are There People Who Should NOT Go To Rehab?

Rehab is NOT advisable for:

  • Detoxers with deeply-embedded behavioural problems or a maintaining cause, fuelling their alcohol/drug problem, that they are reluctant to let go of.
  • People who are unenthusiastic about recovery and also unwilling to embrace the support and help laid on the table.
  • Individuals addicted to drugs or alcohol who are not yet ready to stop using.

How Do I Work Out How Long To Stay In Drug Or Alcohol Addiction Rehab?

This is dependent on your individual needs.

The following treatment options are available near Arden and the greater Glasgow area:

  • 7-10 days - Typical detox-only stay for alcohol treatment; usually no therapy.
  • 14-28 days - Typical inpatient programme for initial detox and a few therapeutic sessions.
  • More than 28 days - Normal stay length, encompasses numerous therapy sessions and the chance to schedule post-rehab relapse prevention.

KEY TAKEAWAY

It might be difficult to measure an ideal treatment duration until the individual is actually in the rehab clinic, gaining the required insights, and visualising their ability to deal with triggers and difficult scenarios without the coping mechanism of alcohol or drugs.

If an individual feels better after 28 days in the treatment centre, they may depart, but many stay beyond this.

What Should I Make A Point Of Doing, During Rehab Arden?

Setting Goals For Your Treatment

Have realistic expectations regarding your stay in alcohol/drug rehab. 

Think back to past detoxes or rehabilitation centres to learn what areas should be dealt with in treatment and how to deal with triggers to alcohol or drug use.

Do your best to find an addiction treatment programme near Arden which has a specialist assigned to you personally, as long as you are there.

Detox From Alcohol Or Drugs

With the consultant psychiatrist or specialist at the rehab centre at your side, take part in discussing the most ideal detoxification path for your issue. 

Ensure that you tell it as it as, in relation to previous use, patterns of abuse, alcohol intake, and recent use.

Giving false answers, due to pride, is not a good idea at this stage, since your answers to questions will help determine the specific detox you receive, and hence your comfort and safety, in the Rehab Arden clinic.

Therapy Time

It is true that people have particular addictive trends that rule over their lives. This is why it is advisable to concentrate on the cognitive behavioural therapy and counselling sessions to get some psychological wins.

Planning For The Future

It pays to assess your progress from the support group sessions, therapy, keywork workshops and one-on-one discussions. 

In what areas of your recovery process are you particularly vulnerable, and need bolstering, to tolerate the ups and downs of day to day life? Are there any mental health triggers that you have uncovered that you weren't aware of before?

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What is your strategy to deal with these vulnerable moments before they happen? In what way could you make this a reality? 

Additional therapy sessions? Outside assistance from a sponsor in Rehab Arden or long-term recovery supporter?

You can come up with resources that are linked to your particular life situation.

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How Likely Am I To Achieve Long Term Recovery, After Alcohol & Drug Rehab?

Success rate for detox, is usually very high, i.e. 90%+. By staying in a secure environment, people are more inclined to finish the detox programme.

Ultimately, the success of a rehab stay differs from individual to individual because it depends on the mindset of the addict.

Following pressure from potential clients regarding the long-term outcome of the rehab regimen, many rehab facilities face an uphill task when tracing former clients to gauge whether the programme was successful, in the very long term.

The short answer here is that success is down to you - a rehab clinic can provide the best therapy and support in the world - but if you take no action or pay no attention, success will be lacking.

Rehab is a brief primary care process in supervised surroundings to help you reach the next phase of your recovery plan.

How Much Will My Weekly Routine Change, After Drug/Alcohol Rehab?

This depends on a number of issues, including the duration of your recovery process, the number of supports, everyday triggers you experience at present, and the remaining work from therapeutic benefits gotten in treatment.

For some, their weekly timetable will be maintained by a daily check-in with their sponsor and a few mutual aid meetings per week.

Some clients will find it hard to be stable unless they complete group therapy several times per week, community meetings, consulting experts for unrelated health issues, plus getting lots of family support.

KEY takeaway

However, a little change of perspective could be useful here.

Clients who have welcomed the idea that recovery is a *lifestyle choice*, progress far better than those who view it as a burden that takes from their lives.

Recovery isn’t a one-time process that you go through, and end up being sober for the rest of your life.

Instead, it is a gradual process of personal discovery and evaluation, accepting yourself and being in the company of supportive systems that will make it easier.

What Do I Have To Give Up, To Become Sober?

Good question.

For others who have experienced the same scenario, in most cases, they have come to terms with letting go of a part of them that was locked up in a cycle of addiction.


This does not mean that we need to smile and suffer an immense amount of mental discomfort to move beyond the need to drink or consume drugs, but instead, we should strive to explore the true motives behind these habits.

A skilled mental health therapist can help you gain the insight needed to release a pattern, not through sheer force, but by understanding, and releasing an old way of achieving something and tackling the issue in a new way, for the first time.

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What Parts Of Rehab Treatment Near Arden Should I Expect To Be The Most Trying?

#1

Early Detox Symptoms

Detox can be challenging in the first four to six days as the mental and physical systems are trying to come to terms with limited substance intake.

In this phase, inform the specialists about your symptoms to ensure that the detox is suitably safe for you.

#2

Releasing Harmful Social Influences

Those who have very strong family or other connections, may struggle with the loss of this connection, temporarily.

 In some instances, where the social group consists of those in active addiction, such as dealers and other users, this can be a move in a positive direction.

For others, where loved ones offer genuine support, this may be difficult, and it can be worth discussing with the admissions team, before entering a clinic, what the family/communication/visit policies are, to help plan ahead of time, and minimise this discomfort.

#3

Moving Beyond The Mindset Of Addiction

To make the psychological and emotional evolution from an addicted individual with dependence and co-dependence, to a recovery mindset, is not a walk in the park.

Although this usually becomes easier with longer stay times in rehab.

Rehab shouldn’t be thought of as just a centre to handle some emotional issues but also as an experience where you can learn from other people facing the same addictions as you.

 The longer you spend in treatment, the more you will gain in your recovery journey.

How/Why Might Some People Fail In Addiction Recovery?

  • Shying away from asking for help when it matters. Giving stressors free reign over your mental health when your resources are limited.
  • Taking up a programme of out-patient treatment, while knowing very well that you will face external stressors in your daily life that will impede your progress.
  • Returning to an old pattern, coping mechanism, or way of being, following treatment, that increases likelihood of a scenario leading to relapse.
  • Non-existent support from loved ones and other external parties, coupled with repetitive trigger scenarios and unexpected stressors.
  • A bad initial encounter in mutual aid, rehab or treatment which gives rise to the misconception that rehab doesn’t work.
  • The wrong balance between specialist and non-specialist help and support. Too much dependence on sources of support that are not qualified.
  • The reluctance to say goodbye to a recognised trigger for addictive behaviour.

How Can I Tell In Advance, If Alcohol/Drug Rehab Is Likely To Help Someone With My Pattern Of Addiction?

This can't be predicted easily since even the worst addictive habits can be broken by being steadfast in following the process, specifically the therapy regimen.

Broadly speaking, if you are willing to accept help, willing to follow directions, accept that your life is your responsibility, and are prepared to seek out the required resource and support to help you recover, your chances of lasting success can increase.

What Are The Differences Between AA And Rehab?

Residential Rehab Treatment v Alcoholics Anonymous Arden
Rehab Clinic Treatment
  • Rehab essentially involves services like relapse prevention, detox, and therapeutic intervention under one roof, by one provider in a clinically regulated environment.
Alcoholics Anonymous
  • For a non-clinical and mutual aid background where individuals can freely pour out their hearts regarding their recovery journey, AA is the best place.
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How Is Rehab Different To Tapering Down On My Own?

Private rehabilitation provides a well-managed and expertly supervised process for detox and safe withdrawal. In addition, there is professional monitoring of the recovery journey and symptoms at every step.

Tapering off alcohol minus any professional aid can harm you and is not advisable.

With no professional input and monitoring of symptoms, the likelihood of health issues like cardiovascular and liver complications, blood pressure issues, seizures, and many more, increases significantly.

Again, before contemplating some sort of alcohol therapy, *always* check with your qualified medical practitioner. This is non-negotiable.

Do I Get Treatment Costs Reimbursed If I Relapse After Treatment?

To be on the safe side, check with the clinic re their refund policy before committing.

Essentially, very few clinics can offer refund after you relapse because long-term recovery is the responsibility of the client.

Does this mean that you are responsible for all the work? No. In as much you have to put in some work, it is recommended that you look for vulnerabilities in your own recovery and actively ask to be helped.

Some clinics offer an additional stay if relapse occurs, but again, this varies, check with the prospective provider you're speaking with.

What Are 9 Essential Questions To Ask A Potential Treatment Provider Near Arden, Glasgow?

#1

How experienced are you in detoxing clients with a history like mine?

#2

Suggest a treatment duration that suits my needs?

#3

Can I join your programme for a short stay at first and then add additional days later?

#4

Please elaborate on options for relapse prevention?

#5

Is aftercare included in the cost of treatment?

#6

Do you allow visits from family? 

#7

What changes have you made to your service as a result of Covid-19?

#8

Can I get copies of the most up-to-date Care Inspectorate inspection and Care Quality Commission reports, plus ratings?

#9

Do you have a refund policy?

How Do I Get Started With Rehab?

In most cases, you will have an over-the-phone evaluation and most probably pay a deposit to get a reservation at the clinic. 

After the provider has gotten consent for admission from the medical team, they can proceed to admit you to the facility; a process that usually takes 1-2 days.

If I Need Alcohol Or Drug Help Urgently, Who Do I Contact?

Important: When a medical emergency occurs, you are advised to seek local medical assistance urgently.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Again, *always* consult your local qualified medical professional before considering any form of alcohol treatment. To be on the safe side, this is absolutely necessary.

Rehab facilities cannot take the place of hospitals since they lack the advanced equipment and trained staff to deal with any arising issues like liver decomposition and seizures.

Nevertheless, if you have non-emergency need for detox and/or rehab, most standard rehab clinics can admit in 24-48 hours.

How Can Abbeycare Help Me?

  • The experiences and feedback from our clients has been a constant reminder and motivator in helping us reach the next level in evidence based rehab programmes.
  • Residential detox services led by specialist addiction staff.
  • Exhaustive individualised plans to avoid future relapse.

Why Should I Admit To Abbeycare?

Rather than water down our services with a myriad of untested solutions, we concentrate on the essential aspects of residential rehabilitation that have stood the test of time, and are evidence based.

Meet The Abbeycare Clients Who Joined Us Previously:

DP

"...the team gave me the building blocks to repair my life. Now nearly 8 years sober, one day at a time."

IR

"I would go as far as saying that Abbeycare saved my life..."

JF

"Excellent staff and professional care. Gave me my life back. I would recommend 100%."

Abbeycare Provide Free Guidance For Those Seeking Addiction Help In Arden.

Abbeycare have central UK locations, and serve the Arden and Glasgow area.

We've worked with thousands from all over the world, and we can probably help you too.

All that experience has helped us assist those with even the most complicated detox and rehab needs.

Even if you need transport arranged to get here, we can probably help with that too.

How did we do with inspections from regulators? Check our reports, available on our clinic page, here: Abbeycare Scotland.

Our admissions team will help you navigate the treatment options.

Detox is available, with comfort and safety, with the help of our medical team.

Our therapists are ready to help you get the insights you need, to stop the pattern of addiction, and reclaim your life.

Our clinical team are ready to help you start the journey.

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.

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