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In This Guide

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

Maybe we can be your guide.

In our guide below, you'll find the right questions to ask an addiction clinic (and the right answers).

Ready? Let's get started:

Are Alcohol/Drug Rehab And Detox Two Different Things?

Generally, addiction detox and rehab services, go hand in hand.

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 Lambhill, Glasgow

Detox
Rehab Programme
  • Includes supervised detox
  • Live in the clinic full-time
  • Personalised therapy
  • Aftercare planning provided

Who Is Rehab NOT For?

Rehab is NOT advisable for:

  • Detoxers with deeply-embedded behavioural problems or a maintaining cause, fuelling their alcohol/drug problem, that they are reluctant to let go of.
  • Someone not ready to do the work required to understand their drug or alcohol addiction, take action on recommendations given, and supports offered.
  • 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?

How long you will be a resident of the rehab centre is influenced by your particular situation.

Here’s an idea of typical treatment options for Lambhill 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 - Normal inpatient programme for first detox session and some therapy work.
  • More than 28 days - Standard stay including significant therapeutic time, and time to plan aftercare supports for the future.

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 Lambhill?

Planning Your Care During Your Stay

Make clear your expectations of the whole rehab programme. 

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.

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

Physical 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 vital to be transparent to the staff about how often you use, alcohol intake, and the last time you used/drank.

Keep in mind that you have to give accurate information, as it will be crucial in deciding what kind of detox programme you will be put on.

Therapy Time

Use the sessions of cognitive behavioural therapy in the rehab facility wisely, since it is where psychological gains are made.

Aftercare Planning

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. 

In what areas of the recovery process do you feel exposed, and require greater support to overcome? Are there any triggers, or associations with addiction, that make you want to use, that you weren’t aware of before?

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Get clear on how to overcome the vulnerable moments, and required actions to deal with them for good. What could make this progress a reality? 

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

You can come up with resources that are linked to your particular life situation.

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What Is The Success Rate Of Alcohol & Drug Rehab?

More than 90% of people in detox successfully complete that part of the programme. By staying in a secure environment, people are more inclined to finish the detox programme.

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.

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

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

This depends on a number of issues, including the duration of your recovery process, the number of supports, everyday triggers you experience at present, and the remaining work from therapeutic benefits gotten in treatment.

For others, their weekly calendar will involve some group therapy and a daily meeting with their sponsor.

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

Nonetheless, it pays to look more closely here.

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.

Recovery isn’t a one-time process that you go through, and end up being sober for the rest of your life.

Being in recovery means that you should be ready for a perpetual process of personal insight, self-approval, and getting real support backing you up.

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.


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.

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 Three Things People Entering Rehab Treatment Near Lambhill Struggle With?

#1

Early Detox

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.

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.

#2

Redrawing Social Boundaries

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

 But when these groups with strong ties to the client include active users and dealers, it is in the best interest of the client to sever them.

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

Changing The Mindset

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

Although this usually becomes easier with longer stay times in rehab.

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.

 The longer the timeframe you have to do this, the greater the longer-term rewards are likely to be.

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

  • Not requesting help or support when it's needed. Allowing stressors to happen while being under-resourced.
  • Undertaking an out-patient recovery programme although you still have to contend with stressful factors in the outside world, that limit your progress.
  • Going back to old ways of coping after treatment, increasing the likelihood of relapsing.
  • Chronic lack of family or external support channels combined with recurrent stressor or trigger situations that were not prepared for, or were not anticipated.
  • A poor first experience in treatment/rehab/mutual aid with one particular source, which later leads to a (mistaken) long term belief that "treatment/rehab doesn't work."
  • The wrong balance between professional and non-professional help and intervention. Too much dependence on sources of support that are not qualified.
  • 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?

This can't be predicted easily since even the worst addictive habits can be broken by being steadfast in following the process, specifically the therapy regimen.

By accepting to be helped, following the directives given, acknowledging that you’re responsible for your own life and seeking the needful resources and support, you will significantly enhance the chances of recovering.

How Are AA And Rehab Different?

Residential Rehab Treatment v Alcoholics Anonymous Lambhill
Rehab
  • Rehab can be thought of as a clinically supervised treatment in residential surroundings that completes the primary care requirements of therapeutic intervention, detox, and prevention of relapse by one provider, under one roof.
AA Meetings
  • Do you need non-clinical and mutual aid surroundings where people share their life journey and encourage others? If yes, then head to AA.
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Can't I Just Taper Down On My Own? Why Do I Need Alcohol Or Drug Rehab?

Private rehabilitation provides a well-managed and expertly supervised process for detox and safe withdrawal. In addition, there is professional monitoring of the recovery journey and symptoms at every step.

Weaning off alcohol alone, without expert support, can be life-threatening and is specifically not recommended.

Health issues are likely without clinical monitoring of signs, such as respiratory conditions, increases in blood pressure, risk of epilepsy, liver abnormalities, etc.

Again, *always* consult your local qualified medical professional before considering any form of alcohol treatment. This is mandatory.

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

Check with the individual rehab clinic you've engaged with, *before* entering treatment, about their refund policy.

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.

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

#1

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

#2

Suggest a treatment duration that suits my needs?

#3

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

#4

Do you provide aftercare or continuing care services?

#5

Are the aftercare services part of the final charges?

#6

Are visits by loved ones permitted? 

#7

With COVID-19 ravaging the world, have you changed any part of your services?

#8

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

#9

Is there any refund policy I should be aware of?

What Happens Immediately After I Sign Up For Rehab?

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 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.

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

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

KEY TAKEAWAY

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

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

Nevertheless, if you have non-emergency need for detox and/or rehab, most standard rehab clinics can admit in 24-48 hours.

How Do You Know You Can Help Me?

  • The feedback and perspective we've received from thousands of clients have helped us continuously improve the rehabilitation package at Abbeycare, and rely on the key factors that we have seen leading to positive long term outcomes.
  • Safe, comfortable detox supervised by addiction professionals.
  • Exhaustive individualised plans to avoid future relapse.

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

Rather than water down our services with a myriad of untested solutions, we concentrate on the essential aspects of residential rehabilitation that have stood the test of time, and are evidence based.

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Previous Abbeycare Clients Had This To Say:

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

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

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

Abbeycare's UK clinics are available to those in Lambhill and Glasgow.

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.

Even if you're not local, we can still help with transport into treatment (full transparency - some costs do apply).

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

Our admissions team are ready to listen to your needs.

The Abbeycare medical team can help you detox comfortably.

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

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

The only question is - are you ready?

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

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