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In This Guide

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

But, if you know what to ask, support *is* available.

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 Gilshochill, 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 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 Gilshochill, Glasgow

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Rehab Programme

Is There Anyone Who Should Avoid Rehab Altogether?

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.
  • Someone not ready to do the work required to understand their drug or alcohol addiction, take action on recommendations given, and supports offered.
  • 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 ideal length will depend on your unique situation.

The following treatment options are available near Gilshochill 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 simple stay for preliminary detoxification and several therapy sessions.
  • 28 days and above - Normal stay length, encompasses numerous therapy sessions and the chance to schedule post-rehab relapse prevention.

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.

In the event of significant progress in the treatment centre after the 28 days have passed, one can leave the facility, although some people might stay for a bit longer.

How Do I Make Best Use Of My Time, In Drug/Alcohol Rehab Treatment Gilshochill?

Care Plan

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.

Try to pick a Gilshochill clinic which provides a personally assigned case manager, who works with you personally, throughout the addiction rehabilitation programme.

Detox

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.

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

Therapy 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

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? Have you unearthed particular triggers that you feel need to be dealt with?

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What are your plans for pre-empting these helpless moments and dealing with the addiction for good? What is the action needed to make this happen? 

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

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?

Success rate for detox, is usually very high, i.e. 90%+. It makes sense that people who start detox in a supervised programme complete the regimen.

Success rates of rehab, in the long term, will vary, since the individual themselves is responsible for their long-term recovery.

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.

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.

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

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

Still, it doesn’t hurt to rethink your perspective on this question.

From what we have observed, clients with lasting success are those who have acknowledged that it is not about how long recovery work takes, but instead 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.

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

What Do I Have To Give Up, To Become Sober?

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.

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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Are There Elements Of Gilshochill Addiction Treatment, More Trying Than Others?

#1

Early Detox Symptoms

The first 48 to 72 hours can be traumatic since the mind and body of the person is in the process of adapting to the lessened substance intake.

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

#2

Releasing Harmful Social Influences

Those who have very strong family or other connections, may struggle with the loss of this connection, temporarily.

 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.

Some people entering the programme may be too attached to support systems such as loved ones and it is recommended to discuss this with the clinical specialists so as to agree on appropriate visit policies for the sake of the client.

#3

Emotional Transformation

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

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.

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

How/Why Might Some People Fail In Addiction Recovery?

  • Refusing to ask for assistance when necessary. Not seeking support or assistance when experiencing a trigger situation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • An imbalance between expert assistance, and community assistance. Too much dependence on sources of support that are not qualified.
  • Refusal to do away with past known triggers for drug or alcohol addictions.

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.

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 Are AA And Rehab Different?

Rehab Clinic Treatment .v. AA Gilshochill
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  • 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
  • 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?

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.

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

If there is no professional management of the symptoms, there are higher chances of arising health issues like heart and liver complications, seizures, blood pressure problems, and others.

Again, before contemplating some sort of alcohol therapy, *always* check with your qualified medical practitioner. To be on the safe side, this is absolutely necessary.

Do Clients Who Relapse Receive A Refund?

Consult with the particular rehab you're considering, regarding their refund policy before entering their programme.

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.

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

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

#1

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

#2

What treatment duration do you suggest for my needs?

#3

Is it possible to enrol for a brief stay, then extend it after I am in the programme?

#4

What kind of aftercare service do you offer clients?

#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

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?

What Happens When I Call A Rehab To Book In?

You'll usually complete a telephone assessment, and most providers at this point will request payment of a deposit, in order to hold a room for you, in their facility. 

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 the event of a serious medical emergency, seeing a local healthcare professional is a must.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Rehabilitation can never take the place of professional emergency care. Rehab clinics offer standard detox services followed by therapeutic intervention.

Keep in mind that rehab clinics are not a substitute for hospitals - they do not have the equipment and experts to handle issues like liver complications and the probability of seizures.

But if you are facing non-emergency detox requirements, you can get admission in one to two days.

How Do You Know You Can Help Me?

  • 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.
  • Secure and comfortable detox managed by addiction experts.
  • Personalised aftercare planning to ensure clients don’t relapse.

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

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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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 Are Delighted To Serve The Gilshochill Area.

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

Since 2005, we've been helping thousands to overcome addiction, comfortably, and safely.

In our 15 years, we've worked with even the most complex detoxes, needs, and issues.

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

How did we do with inspections from regulators? Check our reports, available on our clinic page, here: Abbeycare Scotland.

Our admissions team will help you navigate the treatment options.

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

Our therapy team are available, to help you identify triggers, patterns, and start truly overcoming them.

Our clinical team are ready to help you start the journey.

Are you ready for recovery?

Ready to get started? All calls are confidential. Ring direct on 01603 513 091.

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