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Finding safe, professional help for drug or alcohol problems in Dumbreck, Glasgow can be overwhelming. How do you find the right treatment, at the right cost?

Maybe we can help you navigate.

In the answers below, we showcase the insights needed to find the right help, at the right cost, near Dumbreck, Glasgow.

Let's begin:

Is Detox The Same As Rehab?

You can get both rehab and detox services for addiction, in a single package.

Rehab can be described as the therapeutic component of residential treatment and it takes care of the subconscious psychological aspects of addiction.

Detox .v. Rehab In Dumbreck, Glasgow

Detox-Only Treatment
  • Detox included
  • Fully residential
  • Not individualised
  • No ongoing help
Rehab Programme
  • Detox included
  • Live in the clinic full-time
  • Personalised therapy
  • Long term support

Who Is Rehab NOT For?

Rehab is not the best choice for those listed below:

  • Chronic alcohol/drug detoxers with a recognised habit or trigger that they still hold on to.
  • Individuals who are hesitant to make sense of their drug/alcohol addiction and stick to the subsequent recommendations provided.
  • People living with addictive behaviour who are not bothered by their life of denial, with no problem about letting other people put in all the work.

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.

Here is a rough guideline to treatment options for Dumbreck and the greater Glasgow area:

  • 7-10 days - Seven to ten days standard detox where addicts are treated for alcohol or drug addiction, normally without therapy.
  • 14-28 days - Typical inpatient programme for initial detox and a few therapeutic sessions.
  • 28 days and above - Typical stay, incorporating considerable therapy and planning for the future’s aftercare services.
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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.

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

What Elements Of Drug/Alcohol Treatment Dumbreck Do I Focus On, For Lasting Recovery?

Care Plan

Have a honest approach to what you need to achieve out of rehab treatment. 

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.

Choose an addiction rehabilitation programme near Dumbreck that will select and assign one support worker to help you navigate through your stay

Detox From Alcohol Or Drugs

Be proactive in talking with the consultant psychiatrist or expert after entering rehab and come to an agreement regarding the detox regimen you'll follow. 

Open up about past addictions, alcohol intake, and how recently you used.

Lying is not recommended since the treatment you will get is dependent on your answers.

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.

Aftercare Planning

It is important to evaluate everything you’ve learned from support groups, keywork discussions, and one-on-one sessions. 

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? What triggers have you discovered that need attention, that you weren't aware of before?

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In what ways could you plan to pre-empt these susceptible areas, and move towards their permanent resolution? What would you require to do that? 

Additional therapy sessions? 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 Work, From A Statistical Perspective?

Over 90% of people who enrol for detox make it. Those who begin detox in a supervised treatment centre are highly likely to finish.

People in rehab are accountable for their long term recovery, and by extension, their success.

In order to measure success metrics, it is now becoming more difficult for recovery centres to stay in contact with former clients over very long periods of time, as most patients are searching for promises regarding very long-term success rates.

Simply put, to succeed in staying sober after you have been through a private rehab, will greatly depend on your will to succeed and follow the teachings.

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

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.

For other to find a firm footing, they will have to attend group therapy several times a week, see professional health practitioners to deal with other complications, gets tons of support from people around them and attend mutual aid sessions.

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KEY takeaway

Nonetheless, it pays to look more closely here.

From our personal experience, we have learned that people who succeed in long-term recovery ranging from 20 to 30 years don’t dwell much on the time it takes to recover but have come to terms with the idea that recovery is a *lifestyle choice*.

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

Recovery is a continuous exercise that involves a lot of introspection, self-acceptance and having a supportive network around you.

Does Success In Recovery Mean Letting Go Of Old Habits?

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.


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.

Using a cognitive behavioural therapist comes with lots of benefits, for instance, you can get the understanding required to learn new strategies and release old ones.

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What Are The Top 3 Most Difficult Elements Of Addiction Treatment Near Dumbreck, That I Should Be Prepared For?

#1

Initial 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.

During this time, make sure that the specialist handling your case knows about any kind of symptoms you may be experiencing to ensure an appropriate and painless detox process.

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Releasing Harmful Social Influences

Clients with established links with loved ones or friends may at first find it challenging when they are cut off.

 At times, we find that these connections are with drug dealers and addicts and when separation happens, it is a step in the right direction.

In circumstances where genuine support systems may be interfered with, there can be a middle point where visitation and communication channels with these connections are established to make the stay at the clinic more bearable.

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Moving Beyond The Mindset Of Addiction

Making the emotional/psychological transition from the mindset of addiction (dependence, co-dependence, lack of responsibility, chaotic lifestyle) to the mindset of recovery, can be challenging.

Nevertheless, the longer one stays in rehab, the easier it becomes.

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.

 As you do this for a long period, you will realise that the long-term gains can be spectacular.

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

  • Refusing to ask for assistance when necessary. Not seeking support or assistance when experiencing a trigger situation.
  • Undertaking an out-patient recovery programme although you still have to contend with stressful factors in the outside world, that limit your progress.
  • During recovery, returning to an old habit, coping mechanism, or way of life, raising the risk of a situation leading to relapse.
  • Missing support systems such as family, combined with constant stress and trigger circumstances that were not expected.
  • A bad initial experience with one specific source, which later leads to a long-term (mistaken) assumption that "treatment/rehab doesn't work.".
  • Too much non-professional input into your recovery, and not enough qualified advice. 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 If Rehab Will Work For Me, And My History With Drugs Or Alcohol Addiction?

There is no definite answer for this since it takes effort and commitment to break even the toughest addictions, especially where therapy is concerned.

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.

How Are AA And Rehab Different?

Rehab Clinic Treatment .v. AA Dumbreck
Rehab Treatment
  • Rehab is a clinically supervised setting, providing for primary care needs of detox, therapeutic intervention, and relapse prevention planning, in a residential environment, all under one roof, from one provider.
Alcoholics Anonymous
  • AA is a mutual aid and non-clinical environment where people gather to share their experiences and support each other.
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Others Have Suggested I Taper Down On My Own, And Don't Need Help - Is That Correct?

When you choose private rehab services, you will be in an expertly supervised setting that will make the detox process much simpler, including monitoring your withdrawal, progress, and symptoms.

Decreasing your alcohol intake on your own can be dangerous; always seek professional help.

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. This is mandatory.

Do Clients Who Relapse Receive A Refund?

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

This is highly unlikely since according to most clinics, the recovery process is largely in the hands of the client.

This is not to say that you have to carry all the effort personally, but that it is vital to establish your weak points in recovery, and request help where needed, along the way.

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

Are There Specific Questions I Should Ask, To Find The Right Addiction Rehab That Meets My Needs, Near Dumbreck, Glasgow?

#1

Are you experienced in dealing with clients in the same situation as mine, regarding detox and intake levels?

#2

How long should I stay in the clinic?

#3

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

#4

Are there any aftercare provisions with your clinic?

#5

Are the aftercare services part of the final charges?

#6

Are visits by loved ones permitted? 

#7

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

#8

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

#9

Do you have a refund policy?

Is There An Admission Process To Get Booked In To Rehab?

After first conducting a telephone questionnaire, most facilities would request you to pay a deposit to reserve a room 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.

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

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

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KEY TAKEAWAY

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

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

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

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

  • The experiences of thousands of Abbeycare clients have helped us continually refine the Abbeycare rehab recovery programme, and focus on the key elements we've seen actively contribute to long term success in recovery.
  • Safe, comfortable detox supervised by addiction professionals.
  • Comprehensive, personalised, relapse prevention planning.

Most Rehab Clinics Provide The Same Level Of Service. How Are Abbeycare Different?

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.

Meet The Abbeycare Clients Who Joined Us Previously:

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DP

"...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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IR

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

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JF

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

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

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

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

All these years we've stuck to the basics that work - structured detox, therapy, and aftercare solutions that help get folks back on track.

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.

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.

The Abbeycare therapy team are specialists in helping you identify and work through the underlying triggers behind addiction.

Our clinic team are ready to help you get started.

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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