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Trying to find the right drug/alcohol treatment near Barrowfield, Glasgow can begin to feel like your going round in circles.

Maybe we can help you navigate.

Get ready, and take notes from our top answers below, to finding the right addiction treatment near Barrowfield, Glasgow.

Let's begin:

How Is Alcohol Or Drug Rehab Different From Detox?

Usually, in residential addiction treatment, rehab for alcohol and detox are delivered together.

Rehabilitation refers to the therapeutic part of treatment that work on the hidden psychological aspects of addictive habits, and comes after the initial phase of physical detox.

Detox-Only .v. Rehab Treatment In Barrowfield, Glasgow

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Who Is Rehab NOT For?

Rehab is NOT advisable for:

  • Chronic alcohol/drug detoxers with a recognised habit or trigger that they still hold on to.
  • People who are unenthusiastic about recovery and also unwilling to embrace the support and help laid on the table.
  • Individuals content to live in denial about their mental health and continued irresponsible behaviour.

How Long Should A Stay In Alcohol/Drug Rehab Treatment Last?

The appropriate duration in  a treatment programme depends on your personal circumstances and history of addiction.

Look at the treatment options near Barrowfield and the greater Glasgow area:

  • 7-10 days - Typical detox-only stay for alcohol treatment; usually no therapy.
  • 14-28 days - Common inpatient programme for initial detoxification and some therapy.
  • More than 28 days - Standard stay including significant therapeutic time, and time to plan aftercare supports for the future.

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.

People who feel there have been positive results can leave the treatment centre after 28 days but if there is still some way to go, they can extend their stay.

Is There Anything Specific I Should Focus On, During Drug/Alcohol Rehab Barrowfield, To Get Best Possible Results?

Planning Your Care During Your Stay

Make clear your expectations of the whole rehab programme. 

Use the learnings you've had from experience of previous detoxes, or even previous rehab treatment, to help inform what you should tackle in treatment, where the focus should be, what triggers need underlying or additional work.

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

Initial Detox

Don't shy away from talking honestly with the consultant psychiatrist or specialist  assigned to you, regarding the detox regimen with the best chance of working. 

It is in your best interest to speak the truth about patterns of drug and alcohol intake, former periods of use, and the most 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 Barrowfield 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.

Relapse Prevention

You should not commit to an aftercare plan without first reflecting on all the wins you have garnered from all the sessions you have been involved in while in rehab. 

Where do you feel most helpless in your recovery process, and need enhanced support levels to make it through? What triggers have you discovered that need attention, that you weren't aware of before?

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What is your strategy to deal with these vulnerable moments before they happen? What could be your next move? 

Increased therapy hours? External aid by sponsors or long-term recovery support groups?

What safety measures are relevant to what you now know, about your addiction?

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Does Alcohol & Drug Rehab Guarantee Success?

Nearly every individual who starts detox, successfully completes. Generally, individuals who embrace detox in controlled environments, do finish the process.

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

It also becomes increasingly difficult for rehab clinics to keep in touch with former clients, over very long time periods, in order to track success or efficiency rates.

You can get all the support and five-star therapy services in the world but it is all in vain if you do not play your part and adhere to the learning.

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

After Addiction Rehab, Does Recovery Take Up A Lot Of Time?

This is relative, depending on variables such as how long your recovery journey has been, support structures around you, everyday triggers that you have to contend with, plus the work still to be done regarding the therapeutic gains realised in treatment.

In some cases, some clients’ weekly schedules are upheld by everyday check-ins with respective sponsors and some mutual aid sittings every week.

For others, it might be several sessions of therapy, attending secondary specialists for other health issues, and family support, amongst others, before a stable footing is found.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Nevertheless, it is essential to change your mindset.

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?

Great question.

Others starting out in recovery found out that it was vital to let go of an old part of themselves ingrained in addictive patterns.


It doesn’t imply that we have to put on brave faces and endure lots of emotional baggage to handle the urge to use, rather, we simply evaluate our situation in a controlled setting by learning why we use, and our intentions behind it.

By working with a cognitive behavioural therapist, you can release old patterns and old ways of doing things, and learn fresh methods instead.

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What Are The Top 3 Most Demanding Elements Of Alcohol Or Drug Rehab Treatment Near Barrowfield?

#1

Early Detox Symptoms

In the first 4-6 days of detox, it can be a difficult time, both emotionally and physically since the mind and body are attempting to cope with the decreased intake of the substance.

By speaking out regarding symptoms during this period, you will enable your specialist to come up with a more comfortable detox plan.

#2

Redrawing Social Boundaries

People who are used to having family near them may briefly wrestle with their absence.

 But when these groups with strong ties to the client include active users and dealers, it is in the best interest of the client to sever them.

For some individuals who are used to support from family and loved ones, it can be stressful leaving them and getting into the clinic. This is why there should be a discussion with the clinic regarding visits and communication with family.

#3

Moving Beyond The Mindset Of Addiction

Transitioning both emotionally and psychologically from the addictive mindset which involves chaos, dependence and co-dependence can prove difficult.

Still, after some time in rehab, things get better.

It is advisable to view rehab not as a facility that is an end to some means, but as a time for learning from others in recovery with you.

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

What Are The Most Common Reasons For Failure In Recovery Or Alcohol/Drug Rehab?

  • Shying away from asking for help when it matters. Not seeking support or assistance when experiencing a trigger situation.
  • Attempting to complete an out-patient programme for recovery but external life stressors or events negate progress made, between sessions.
  • Going back to old ways of coping after treatment, increasing the likelihood of relapsing.
  • Chronic lack of family or external support channels combined with recurrent stressor or trigger situations that were not prepared for, or were not anticipated.
  • A bad initial experience with one specific source, which later leads to a long-term (mistaken) assumption that "treatment/rehab doesn't work.".
  • An imbalance between expert assistance, and community assistance. Over-reliance on non-expert sources of assistance.
  • The hesitation to leave behind some destructive habits that trigger drug or alcohol use.

How Can I Tell If Rehab Will Work For Me, And My History With Drugs Or Alcohol Addiction?

This is difficult to predict since even the most extreme histories of addiction can be turned around, by someone who is determined, and dedicated enough, especially in the therapy elements of rehab.

When you admit that your life is in your own hands, follow instructions and embrace the resources and support systems necessary to help you in your recovery, odds are, that you will succeed.

How Is Rehab Different To AA?

Rehab .v. AA In Barrowfield
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  • Rehab essentially involves services like relapse prevention, detox, and therapeutic intervention under one roof, by one provider in a clinically regulated environment.
AA
  • 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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I Don't Think I Need Rehab, I Could Taper Down On My Own.

Private rehab offers a supervised and professionally controlled environment to complete detox and withdrawal safely, with expert supervision, and feedback on symptoms and progress throughout.

Weaning off alcohol alone, without expert support, can be life-threatening and is specifically not recommended.

Health issues are likely without clinical monitoring of signs, such as respiratory conditions, increases in blood pressure, risk of epilepsy, liver abnormalities, etc.

It goes without saying that you should always see your qualified doctor prior to entering alcohol treatment. To be on the safe side, this is absolutely necessary.

Do Clients Who Relapse Receive A Refund?

Check with the individual rehab clinic you've engaged with, *before* entering treatment, about their refund policy.

It goes without saying that you are ultimately in charge of your long-term recovery process, meaning it will be highly unlikely that you will be refunded should you relapse.

But this is not an indication that everything is up to you, without help, but that you must pinpoint the areas that you are vulnerable in, and seek support.

Some rehab facilities include an extension, should a client relapse, but to be on the safe side, it is better to confirm.

What Should I Ask, When Vetting Treatment Clinics Near Barrowfield, Glasgow?

#1

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

#2

For how long do I need to be treated?

#3

Can I admit for detox-only, then increase my stay once admitted?

#4

Please elaborate on options for relapse prevention?

#5

Are the aftercare services part of the final charges?

#6

Are visits by loved ones permitted? 

#7

Has COVID-19 affected service provision?

#8

I'd like copies of the up-to-date Care Inspectorate inspection and Care Quality Commission reports and ratings.

#9

Does you clinic have a policy on issuing refunds?

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. 

The next step the provider would take is to ask the clinical staff for medical consent. Thereafter, it can take one to two days to be admitted.

I/We Need Help Urgently, What Should I/We Do?

Important: in the event of serious emergency, you must contact your local emergency department and access qualified medical care immediately.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Rehab is not the same as emergency expert medical care. Rehab clinics offer standard detox services followed by therapeutic intervention.

Still, rehab clinics are not hospitals and they are usually not equipped to deal with complicated health issues such as liver problems and seizures.

But if your problem is not emergency based, you can be admitted within 24 to 48 hours.

Here's How We Know Abbeycare Can Help...

  • The feedback that Abbeycare clients have given us regarding our services has been instrumental in helping us to refine our service, over time, for the benefit of thousands in long-term recovery.
  • Safe, evidence-led, detox services administered by accomplished addiction professionals.
  • Comprehensive, personalised, relapse prevention planning.

Do Abbeycare Provide The Same Service As Other Rehab Clinics?

Instead of adopting a menu of untested approaches, we spend our time and effort on foundational residential rehab aspects, that we've seen have positive results, and are evidence based.

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Previous Abbeycare Clients Had This To Say:

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

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

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

If You're Looking For Treatment Near Barrowfield, We Can Probably Help.

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

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).

Check our independent inspection reports, available on our Scotland clinic page.

Our admissions team are ready to listen to your needs.

Our medical team can assist you to detox, safely, and comfortably.

Our addiction specialist therapists can help you overcome the underlying issues of addiction.

The Abbeycare clinic team are ready to help you co-ordinate everything.

The only question is - are you ready?

If you're ready for help, call our admissions team direct, on 01603 513 091.

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