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

Maybe we can be your guide.

If you've struggled to find the right questions to ask, meet our comprehensive guide to finding drug or alcohol addiction help in East Kilbride, Glasgow, below.

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

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

Rehab refers to the therapeutic elements of a stay in treatment, that tackle the underlying psychological components of addiction, and usually occurs after the initial physical detox stage.

Initial Detox .v. Full Rehab Programme In East Kilbride, Glasgow

Detox-Only Treatment
Full Rehab Programme
  • Professional detox
  • All treatment under one roof
  • Individual care planning & therapy input
  • Long term support

What Sorts Of Folks Are NOT Suited To Rehab?

Rehab can't be recommended for:

  • 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.
  • Individuals addicted to drugs or alcohol who are not yet ready to stop using.

What's The Ideal Treatment Length For A Stay In Drug Or Alcohol Rehab?

This is dependent on your individual needs.

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

  • 7-10 days - A week to ten days - regular detox - alcohol or drug treatment stay, usually minus therapy
  • 14-28 days - Regular inpatient programme for primary detoxification as well as some therapy work.
  • 28+ days - Standard stay that consist of increased therapy sessions and coordinating for aftercare help.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Unless the addict starts treatment, it will be challenging to ascertain the exact duration of treatment needed. This is because being in a rehab clinic is the best time to monitor progress without the presence of drugs or alcohol.

After twenty eight days have passed, if a person is in a better state, they can leave the treatment centre. Still, others can stay on if the rehab is not yet complete.

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

What Do You Want Out Of Treatment?

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

From past detox and rehab experiences, try to come up with a deliberate approach in your care plan, that overcomes previous setbacks and deals with emotional triggers.

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

Detox

Take an active role in discussion with the consultant psychiatrist or specialist, following your admission to rehab, when agreeing the detox protocol you'll undergo. 

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.

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

Therapy Insights

Keeping in mind that addiction affects life in a personal way through recognised patterns, it is critical to give cognitive behavioural therapy and counselling all your attention to help overcome the underlying psychological issues.

Relapse Prevention

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

In your recovery process, which aspects make you feel susceptible and demand for more focus to handle the troubles of daily life? Are there any mental health triggers that you have uncovered that you weren't aware of before?

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What are your plans for pre-empting these helpless moments and dealing with the addiction for good? In what way could you make this a reality? 

More therapy time? Outside assistance from a sponsor in Rehab East Kilbride or long-term recovery supporter?

What other additional resources could you come up with, mapped to the context and situations of *your* life, personally?

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How Many Succeed In Staying Dry Or Clean, Following Alcohol & Drug Rehab Treatment?

The win rate for detox itself, is tremendous at over 90%. Generally, individuals who embrace detox in controlled environments, do finish the process.

In the long run, how a person fares in rehab is directly proportional to the effort they put in to the process.

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.

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.

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.

Other client’s weekly diaries will include contact with a sponsor, group therapy, plus several weekly mutual aid discussions.

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.

We have observed over the years that people who have realised that recovery is a *lifestyle choice*, rather than a process that takes from their lives, tend to enjoy long term success, even over 20-30 years sober.

It is wrong to assume that recovery involves some specific secret steps that you go through to achieve a lifetime of sobriety.

Recovery is an ongoing practice of self-insight, self-acceptance, and surrounding oneself with active supports that can help all this happen.

What Aspects Of Life Need To Change, Dramatically, So That I Can 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.


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.

By getting rid of old mindsets and embracing new ones, an accomplished cognitive behavioural therapist can assist you to learn what is needed to get eliminate patterns that fuel your habits but not through brute force.

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

#1

Detox Symptoms

The initial 48-72 hours of detox can be the most trying, physically and emotionally, as the body and mind adjust to reduced substance intake, and detox begins.

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.

#2

Releasing Negative Social Influences

Individuals with deep family connections or friendships may at first have a hard time coping with the loss of connection.

 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.

But in cases where the connections, for instance, loved ones provide real support, it is advisable to sit down with the admissions crew and plan for supervised visits to make the person’s experience less traumatising.

#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.

Despite this, with an extended stay in rehab, people are able to cope more easily.

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.

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

What Are The Reasons Some People Fail To Achieve Lasting Recovery From Drug/Alcohol Addiction?

  • Not asking for help or support when it is required. 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.
  • Going back to old ways of coping after treatment, increasing the likelihood of relapsing.
  • Missing support systems such as family, combined with constant stress and trigger circumstances that were not expected.
  • A bad initial experience while in rehab or treatment which subsequently makes leads to the belief that rehab won't work.
  • An imbalance between professional and non-professional assistance and intervention. Depending too much on non-qualified sources of support.
  • The hesitation to leave behind some destructive habits that trigger drug or alcohol use.

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

Even the worst addicts can change, through dedication and determination, especially with commitment to ongoing therapy work.

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?

Rehab Clinic Treatment .v. AA East Kilbride
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.
AA 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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I Don't Think I Need Rehab, I Could Taper Down On My Own.

By admitting to rehab, you will be embracing professionally supervised surroundings for detox and safe withdrawal. Here, you will also get constant feedback on your progress and symptoms.

Reducing alcohol use without professional help is a no-no and should not be done.

Without professional supervision of symptoms, medical emergencies are possible, such as cardiovascular issues, blood pressure changes, risk of seizure, liver complications, etc.

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

What Happens If I/My Loved One Relapses After Leaving Treatment - Do We Get A Refund?

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

Generally, it's extremely unlikely they will offer any form of refund for a relapse following treatment, since (brutal truth here) *you* are the only one responsible for your long-term recovery.

This does not mean you have to do all the work; but it does mean you need to clearly identify where you need help or support, for weak areas in your recovery, and actively ask for that help or support until you receive it.

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

What 9 Questions Should I Ask Any Alcohol/Drug Rehab Clinic I'm Considering Near East Kilbride, Glasgow?

#1

What is your track record in dealing with cases similar to mine?

#2

Suggest a treatment duration that suits my needs?

#3

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

#4

Please elaborate on options for relapse prevention?

#5

Do you include the aftercare fees in the overall billing?

#6

Are family members allowed to visit? 

#7

Due to COVID-19, are there any modifications to your policies or care?

#8

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

#9

What is your policy on refunds?

Is There An Admission Process To Get Booked In To 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. 

From here, the admissions team will request medical approval for your admission from their staff, and you would normally admit to treatment 24-48 hrs later.

For Urgent Or Emergency Drug/Alcohol Problems, Does A Rehab Centre Take Care Of That?

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.

However, a rehab clinic is not a hospital, and does not have the appropriate medical equipment or staffing to deal with issues such as advanced liver decomposition, high risk of seizure, or other complications.

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

Help For Addiction Is Available At Abbeycare:

  • 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.
  • Secure and comfortable detox managed by addiction experts.
  • Detailed and tailor-made relapse prevention plans.

Why Are Abbeycare Different Than Other Clinics Out There?

Instead of diluting our service with a range of untested or alternate methods, we have focused on the key elements of residential recovery that we have seen working over time, and which are accepted by NICE UK guidelines.

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Feedback From Previous Clients:

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 East Kilbride.

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

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

Not nearby? No problem, we can arrange transport too, in many cases.

Our clinic inspection reports are available on the relevant service page: Abbeycare Scotland.

Our admissions team are ready to help.

Our medical team are ready to help you detox, comfortably.

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

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

The only thing left is - are you ready?

We'll help get things moving. Ring us direct, on 01603 513 091.

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