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

Maybe we can help you navigate.

Here are the answers to the critical few FAQs you need to know, to help secure alcohol or drug treatment that meets your needs, near Finnieston, Glasgow.

Let's begin:

How Do Detox And Rehab Differ?

It is possible to receive rehabilitation and detox services  for addiction, all at once.

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.

Detox .v. Rehab In Finnieston, Glasgow

Detox
  • Professional detox
  • All treatment under one roof
  • No therapeutic help
  • No ongoing help
Full Rehab Treatment
  • Includes supervised detox
  • Live in the clinic full-time
  • Personalised therapy
  • Long term support

Who Is Rehab NOT For?

Rehab should probably be avoided for:

  • Habitual alcohol/drug detoxers with addictive behaviours or triggers that they don’t want to accept.
  • Individuals who are hesitant to make sense of their drug/alcohol addiction and stick to the subsequent recommendations provided.
  • 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.

Check out the following rough outline of treatment options available for Finnieston 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 - Normal stay length, encompasses numerous therapy sessions and the chance to schedule post-rehab relapse prevention.
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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.

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.

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

Planning Your Care During Your Stay

Be forthright and honest in what you expect from the rehab programme. 

Use previous work in detox or rehabilitation to understand what areas need your focus, and the triggers that still need a lot of attention.

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

Initial Detox

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. 

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

The info you provide at this stage can determine your prescribed detox regimen and ultimately a comfortable stay at the Rehab Finnieston rehab centre.

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

Before committing anything to paper, reflect firstly on the learnings you've gained from support groups, from mutual aid work, from keywork sessions, from one-to-one work. 

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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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? External input from a sponsor near Rehab Finnieston or long-term recovery stalwart?

Are there suitable safety measures you could implement, that fit the day-to-day situations you face in life?

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Does Alcohol & Drug Rehab Guarantee Success?

More than 90% of people in detox successfully complete that part of the programme. It would be unusual for an individual to undergo prescribed detox in a supervised residential setting, and not complete the detox.

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

Clients searching for rehab services are increasingly seeking reassurance about the success of the services offered and this has made it hard to keep an eye on *all* former clients for purposes of ongoing evaluation.

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 short term, primary care intervention in a specialist environment; to assist you to the next stage of your long term recovery journey.

How Much Will My Weekly Routine Change, 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.

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.

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KEY takeaway

However, a little change of perspective could be useful 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 doesn’t mean that you follow some simple rules and voila!... you beat addiction.

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.

Does Success In Recovery Mean Letting Go Of Old Habits?

Excellent 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 mean that we must smile and endure immense emotional tension to release the urge to drink or consume drugs, but rather to realise the true underlying causes, in a clinical setting.

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 Finnieston Should I Expect To Be The Most Trying?

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Initial Detox

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.

This is when you should never be quiet about any symptoms since it will relevant to help staff facilitate a seamless and safe detox process.

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Releasing Negative Social Influences

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

 But when these connections comprise of parties directly involved in drug or alcohol abuse such as sellers and other addicts, cutting links is recommended.

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.

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Changing The Mindset

Succeeding in psychologically and emotionally switching from the addictive mental attitude that comprises irresponsible behaviour and dependence, to one of recovery, can be an uphill task.

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

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.

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

How/Why Might Some People Fail In Addiction Recovery?

  • Not asking for help or support when it is required. 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.
  • During recovery, returning to an old habit, coping mechanism, or way of life, raising the risk of a situation leading to relapse.
  • Non existent support networks such as family, fused with stressors and trigger situations.
  • 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.
  • Refusal to do away with past known triggers for drug or alcohol addictions.

How Do I Predict If Alcohol/Drug Rehab Will Work For Me?

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

If you're willing to stick to instructions, find support systems and accept responsibility for your recovery, you will have an easier journey.

What Are The Differences Between AA And Rehab?

Rehab Clinic Treatment .v. AA Finnieston
Rehab Clinic Treatment
  • 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
  • AA is a mutual aid and non-clinical environment where people gather to share their experiences and support each other.
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Can't I Just Taper Down On My Own? Why Do I Need Alcohol Or Drug Rehab?

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.

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

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. To be on the safe side, this is absolutely necessary.

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

Always get clear guidance regarding refunds before confirming a booking.

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.

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.

While some facilities provide an extended stay in the event of a relapse, it differs from provider to provider so it pays to make sure.

What Do I Ask, To Make Sure The Clinic I'm Speaking To Near Finnieston, Glasgow, Is A Good Match?

#1

What is your track record in dealing with cases similar to 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

What is your aftercare provision?

#5

Do you include the aftercare fees in the overall billing?

#6

Is it possible to have close relatives visit me in the clinic? 

#7

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

#8

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

#9

Do you have a refund policy?

What Happens Immediately After I Sign Up For Rehab?

After you are through with an initial telephone assessment, the most likely course of action will be to pay an amount to book a room 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.

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

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

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KEY TAKEAWAY

Again, *always* consult your local qualified medical professional before considering any form of alcohol treatment. There can be no exceptions to this, to ensure your safety.

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.

But if you are facing non-emergency detox requirements, you can get admission in one to two 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 and supervised detox overseen by addiction experts.
  • Personalised aftercare planning to ensure clients don’t relapse.

How Are Abbeycare Different?

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.

Previous Abbeycare Clients Had This To Say:

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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 Finnieston, We Can Probably Help.

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

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

Our team can even get transport organised too, if needed, from your location (with an extra charge).

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

Our admissions team will help you navigate the treatment options.

The Abbeycare medical team can help you detox comfortably.

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.

Are you ready?

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