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Hundreds in Mount Vernon, Glasgow struggle to find the right help for alcohol or drug addiction.

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

Below, we've laid out the key need-to-knows, to narrow down the search and find drug or alcohol treatment which meets your needs for cost, location, and getting help fast, in Mount Vernon, Glasgow.

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Are Alcohol/Drug Rehab And Detox Two Different Things?

Detox and rehab in addiction care are usually provided as a package.

Rehab comprises the therapeutic aspects of treatment that deal with the subconscious psychological elements of addictive behaviour and generally takes place following the detox phase.

Initial Detox .v. Full Rehab Programme In Mount Vernon, Glasgow

Detox-Only
Rehab Programme
  • Detox included
  • Fully residential
  • Individual care planning & therapy input
  • Long term support

Who Should NOT Try Rehab?

Rehab is NOT advisable for:

  • Serial alcohol/drug detoxers who have an established behavioural issue or trigger in their life they're not willing to relinquish.
  • Individuals who are hesitant to make sense of their drug/alcohol addiction and stick to the subsequent recommendations provided.
  • Those who want to continue the pattern of denial and lack of responsibility, and want someone else to "do it all for them".

How Do I Work Out How Long To Stay In Drug Or Alcohol Addiction Rehab?

This is dependent on your individual needs.

Here’s an idea of typical treatment options for Mount Vernon 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 - Common inpatient programme for initial detoxification and some therapy.
  • Over 28 days - Standard stay including significant therapeutic time, and time to plan aftercare supports for the future.

KEY TAKEAWAY

As long as the individual is not yet in the rehab clinic, it will be hard to estimate the duration of treatment. Why is this? Because it's only during treatment that we can evaluate reactions to triggers minus the presence of drugs and 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.

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

Planning Your Care During Your Stay

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

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 Mount Vernon which has a specialist assigned to you personally, as long as you are there.

Detox From Alcohol Or Drugs

After admission, take an active part in the conversation with the consultant psychiatrist or specialist before committing to the detox procedure that you will undergo. 

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

Giving false answers, due to pride, is not a good idea at this stage, since your answers to questions will help determine the specific detox you receive, and hence your comfort and safety, in the Rehab Mount Vernon clinic.

Therapeutic Help

Focus on the cognitive behavioural therapy and counselling you receive since they can help you make tremendous headway into addictive patterns.

Planning For The Future

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

Where do you feel most helpless in your recovery process, and need enhanced support levels to make it through? Have you identified any mental health factors that trigger the need to use, that were absent before?

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In what ways could you plan to pre-empt these susceptible areas, and move towards their permanent resolution? What could make this progress a reality? 

Increased therapy hours? External aid by sponsors or long-term recovery support groups?

What safety measures could you put in place?

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How Likely Am I To Achieve Long Term Recovery, After Alcohol & Drug Rehab?

Success rate for detox, is usually very high, i.e. 90%+. It would be unusual for an individual to undergo prescribed detox in a supervised residential setting, and not complete the detox.

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

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.

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 differ from individual to individual but the common issues include how long the recovery process has taken, the supports in your life, daily triggers in your life at the moment, and the work still to be done in relation to the therapeutic steps during treatment, among others.

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

Others will only reach a stable point after several weekly therapy sessions, consulting different specialists for different health problems, support from loved ones and mutual aid sessions or calls.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Nevertheless, it is essential to change your mindset.

In our experience, those who do well in long term recovery, i.e. 20-30+ years, are not focused upon how much time recovery takes from their lives, but have instead accepted 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.

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 Do I Have To Give Up, To Become Sober?

Good question.

Others before you have almost always found that they had to give up an old part of themselves that was locked in a pattern of addiction, acting out the same coping mechanism to the point of exhaustion.


This does not mean we have to grin and bear a tremendous amount of emotional stress in order to release the need to drink or misuse substances, but instead seek to understand, in a therapeutic environment, the real reasons we indulge in these behaviours and what we're trying to gain 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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What Are The Top 3 Most Demanding Elements Of Alcohol Or Drug Rehab Treatment Near Mount Vernon?

#1

Early 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.

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

Breaking Detrimental Social Ties

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.

For others, where loved ones offer genuine support, this may be difficult, and it can be worth discussing with the admissions team, before entering a clinic, what the family/communication/visit policies are, to help plan ahead of time, and minimise this discomfort.

#3

The Mental Shift From Dependence To Responsibility

The emotional and psychological transformation to an attitude of recovery from one of addictive behaviours such as carelessness, dependence and co-dependence, is not easy, for most people.

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

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.

Are There Any Common Patterns In Those Who Aren't Successful In Long Term Addiction Recovery?

  • Refusing to ask for assistance when necessary. Allowing things that stress you to take over your life while you are seriously under-resourced.
  • Getting in an out-patient recovery programme but having to cope with external stressors that negate your gains on a daily basis.
  • Returning to an old pattern, coping mechanism, or way of being, following treatment, that increases likelihood of a scenario leading to relapse.
  • Absent support systems from family and friends together with trigger situations and stressors, which become a recipe for disaster.
  • A bad initial experience with one specific source, which later leads to a long-term (mistaken) assumption that "treatment/rehab doesn't work.".
  • An imbalance between professional and non-professional assistance and intervention. Over-reliance on non-expert sources of assistance.
  • Unwillingness to let go of, or break contact with, a previous known trigger for addictive tendencies or behaviour.

Is Rehab Likely To Work For Someone Like Me, With My History Of Usage, And Intake Pattern?

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.

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.

What Are The Differences Between AA And Rehab?

Rehab .v. AA In Mount Vernon
Rehab 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.
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?

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.

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

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. This is a must.

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

Always get clear guidance regarding refunds before confirming a booking.

It goes without saying that you are ultimately in charge of your long-term recovery process, meaning it will be highly unlikely that you will be refunded should you relapse.

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 clinics offer an additional stay if relapse occurs, but again, this varies, check with the prospective provider you're speaking with.

What Are 9 Essential Questions To Ask A Potential Treatment Provider Near Mount Vernon, Glasgow?

#1

How experienced are you in detoxing clients with a history like mine?

#2

For my needs, what treatment length do you suggest?

#3

Will I be allowed to admit for a short duration of treatment and increase it later, once settled?

#4

Please elaborate on options for relapse prevention?

#5

Are there additional charges for aftercare?

#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

Can you send me a copy of your latest Care Quality Commission or Care Inspectorate inspection reports and ratings?

#9

Do you have a refund policy?

How Do I Get Started With 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 this point, the provider gets authorisation from their medical staff, and thereafter can normally admit you within a day or two.

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

Important: If there is a severe emergency, it is recommended that you contact local trained medical personnel immediately.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Rehab is not a substitute for qualified emergency care. Rehab facilities can handle basic detox requirements plus therapeutic care afterwards.

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 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, evidence-led, detox services administered by accomplished addiction professionals.
  • Exhaustive individualised plans to avoid future relapse.

Why Should I Admit To Abbeycare?

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.

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Abbeycare Provide Free Guidance For Those Seeking Addiction Help In Mount Vernon.

Abbeycare operate UK clinics providing help for alcohol or drug addiction for those in the Mount Vernon and Glasgow area.

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

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.

You can read our inspection reports from regulatory bodies, on our clinic page, here: Abbeycare Scotland.

Our admissions team can advise on what options are available.

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.

Our clinic team - many of them in recovery personally - are ready to get you started.

The only thing left is - are you ready?

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

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