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In This Guide

Asking the right questions to find alcohol or drug help near Corkerhill, 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 Corkerhill, Glasgow.

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What Are The Differences Between Alcohol/Drug Detox And Rehab?

Detox and rehab in addiction care are usually provided as a package.

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 Corkerhill, Glasgow

Detox-Only Treatment
Rehab Programme

Who Should NOT Try Rehab?

Rehab is not the best choice for those listed below:

  • Serial alcohol/drug detoxers who have an established behavioural issue or trigger in their life they're not willing to relinquish.
  • People who are unenthusiastic about recovery and also unwilling to embrace the support and help laid on the table.
  • People with no qualms about continuing with their destructive behaviour and not ready to personally pull up their sleeves and help themselves.

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.

Check out the following rough outline of treatment options available for Corkerhill 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 that consist of increased therapy sessions and coordinating for aftercare help.

KEY TAKEAWAY

It is only when the person is actually in the rehab clinic that we can know how long he’ll stay since this is the time they can be observed in different scenarios with no drugs and alcohol involved.

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 Corkerhill, To Get Best Possible Results?

What Do You Want Out Of Treatment?

Be transparent about what you hope to achieve in the rehab centre. 

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.

Life will be much easier if you pick a rehab clinic in Corkerhill that will provide you with a personal case manager to help you cope with the process.

Detox From Alcohol Or Drugs

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. 

Be open and honest with staff, re previous usage, patterns of use, and recency of 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 Corkerhill clinic.

Therapeutic Time

Try to take maximum advantage of the time you have in therapy, e.g. cognitive behavioural therapy, and counselling work, as this is where the main psychological breakthroughs can be made, as addiction affects you personally, and your personal pattern of addiction expresses itself in your life.

Planning For Long Term Sobriety

Reflect first on the experiences you have learned from support groups, from mutual aid work, from keywork workshops, from one-to-one work, before committing something to paper for future supports. 

In what areas of the recovery process do you feel exposed, and require greater support to overcome? Have you unearthed particular triggers that you feel need to be dealt with?

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In what ways could you plan to pre-empt these susceptible areas, and move towards their permanent resolution? What is the action needed to make this happen? 

More therapy time? Help from sponsors or recovery stalwarts that you have known for a long time?

What safety measures could you put in place?

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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.

In the long run, rehab success rates can differ, because the client (him)(her)self is responsible for their own long-term recovery process.

The majority of people seeking a rehab programme need guarantees about extended success rates, and it can be difficult for clinics to track all previous clients, exhaustively.

It goes without saying that you are personally responsible for the success of your rehab process.

Rehab is a short-lived primary treatment, conducted in a specialised, secure setting, to help you navigate to the subsequent stage of your recovery journey.

Should I Expect To Change A Lot Of My Daily Routine, After Drug/Alcohol Rehab?

This will vary depending on (e.g.) how far along your recovery journey you are; how many supports you have around you; how many day-to-day triggers you typically experience in your life right now; how much left over work you had from the therapeutic gains made in treatment; and many others.

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

In this case, a different perspective on the original question could help your recovery journey more.

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.

Being in recovery is a gradual and systematic process as opposed to a few magic steps that provide instant results.

Rather, recovery is a journey of self-assessment, accepting your weaknesses and strengths, plus incorporating support systems that will work for you.

Does Success In Recovery Mean Letting Go Of Old Habits?

Good question.

Others have discovered they had to give up a part of themselves that had become enmeshed in an addictive pattern.


This does not mean that we must smile and suffer an enormous amount of mental discomfort to alleviate the urge to drink or misuse medications, but should strive to consider the true reason we engage in these actions and what we are seeking to accomplish by doing so.

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

#1

Adjusting To Detox

During the initial 4 to 6 days, detox can feel like an uphill task because the mind and body are trying to adapt to the diminished supply 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

Cutting Ties With Those Enabling Active Addiction

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

The Mental Shift From Dependence To Responsibility

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.

Think of rehab itself as not just a place and time to achieve certain outcomes, but also a time to absorb the attitudes, and mindsets, of recovery, from those around you, on the same journey.

 If you keep absorbing positive attitudes over time, it will be more profitable for your long-term recovery.

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.
  • Attempting to complete an out-patient programme for recovery but external life stressors or events negate progress made, between sessions.
  • During recovery, returning to an old habit, coping mechanism, or way of life, raising the risk of a situation leading to relapse.
  • Absent support systems from family and friends together with trigger situations and stressors, which become a recipe for disaster.
  • Maybe someone had a miserable time during their first rehab, mutual aid, or treatment stint, and this experience led them to believe that rehab/treatment is not worth it.
  • Too much non-professional input into your recovery, and not enough qualified advice. Over-reliance on non-expert sources of assistance.
  • Unwillingness to let go of, or break contact with, a previous known trigger for addictive tendencies or behaviour.

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

This doesn’t have a precise answer as it depends on the devotion that the client puts in the process, particularly in therapy.

In essence, to have a smooth journey of recovery, you must be prepared to accept assistance, adhere to advice, be responsible for your actions. And, to accept to embrace the requisite support and help.

Are Rehab And Alcoholics Anonymous Different, Really?

Rehab .v. AA In Corkerhill
Residential Rehab
  • Rehab is a clinically controlled environment that caters for the primary care requirements such as prevention of relapse, therapeutic intervention, and detox, in a residential setting by a single provider.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
  • 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?

In private rehab, there is professional feedback on the whole detox programme, safe withdrawal, supervision of progress, all done in regulated surroundings.

Tapering down alcohol intake independently, without professional assistance, can be extremely dangerous and is expressly *not* recommended.

When professional management of symptoms is absent, there can be health complications such as seizures, heart issues, liver problems, fluctuations in blood pressure, among others.

Before enlisting in an alcohol treatment programme, make sure that you get your doctor’s opinion. There can be no exceptions to this, to ensure your safety.

Will We Get A Refund If I/My Loved One Relapses?

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 imply that you should shoulder the entire burden? No, it means that you should establish your own areas of  vulnerability in recovery, and seek out appropriate support.

There are clinics that have an extra stay as part of their services in the event the client relapses.

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

#1

Have you handled many clients with a drug/alcohol intake and case history like my own?

#2

How long should I stay in the clinic?

#3

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

#4

Do you provide aftercare or continuing care services?

#5

Is aftercare included in the overall cost?

#6

Are family members allowed to visit? 

#7

What changes have you made to your programme, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic?

#8

Could you give me a copy of the current inspection and ratings Care Quality Commission and Care Inspectorate?

#9

Is there any refund policy I should be aware of?

What Happens When I Select A Rehab Clinic To Admit To?

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

From this point, the provider gets authorisation from their medical staff, and thereafter can normally admit you within a day or two.

Do Rehab Clinics Deal With Needs For Urgent Help Relating To Alcohol Or Drugs?

Important: In case of a serious health issue, seek medical assistance locally, without delay.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Rehab is not the same as emergency expert medical care. Rehab only caters for common detox needs and therapeutic care.

Nevertheless, do not confuse a rehab centre with a hospital as it doesn’t have the equipment or personnel to handle advanced medical issues like liver decomposition, seizures and other problems.

Still, for any non-emergency detox/rehab services, most clinics can get you a place in a couple of days.

Help For Addiction Is Available At Abbeycare:

  • Thousands of Abbeycare clients' encounters have helped us continually improve the programme at Abbeycare and concentrate on the core factors that we equate with long-term healing progress.
  • Residential detox services led by specialist addiction staff.
  • Exhaustive individualised plans to avoid future relapse.

Why Should I Admit To Abbeycare?

Instead of diluting our service with a multitude of untested or alternative approaches, we've focussed on the core elements of residential rehab we've observed to work over time, and which carry NICE UK guidelines approval.

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Previous Abbeycare Clients Had This To Say:

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 Are Delighted To Serve The Corkerhill Area.

Abbeycare's UK clinics have been helping those in Corkerhill and surrounding Glasgow area.

There's no substitute for the years of experience we've had, assisting with even the most complex cases.

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

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

Our admissions team can advise on what options are available.

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

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

Our clinic team - many of them in recovery personally - are ready to get you started.

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.

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