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In This Guide

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

Maybe we can help you navigate.

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

Let's go.

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

Usually, in residential addiction treatment, rehab and detox are delivered together.

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.

Detox .v. Complete Rehab In Old Balornock, Glasgow

Detox-Only
Rehab
  • Includes supervised detox
  • All treatment under one roof
  • Personalised therapy
  • Aftercare planning provided

Who Is Rehab NOT For?

Rehab is not the best choice for those listed below:

  • 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 content to live in denial about their mental health and continued irresponsible behaviour.

How Long Should A Stay In Alcohol/Drug Rehab Treatment Last?

The time you will spend in a rehab centre is based on your individual case.

Here is a rough guideline to treatment options for Old Balornock 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 - Typical stay, incorporating considerable therapy and planning for the future’s aftercare services.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Once the person is finally in the rehab clinic, gaining the necessary insights, and visualising their ability to cope with stimuli and stressful situations without the coping mechanism of alcohol or narcotics, only then will it be easier to determine how long treatment should last.

Someone who feels well-resourced already, may be ready to leave drug or alcohol treatment after 28 days; others may take longer.

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

Planning Your Care During Your Stay

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

By reflecting on previous detox and rehab centres, you can easily identify what areas to concentrate on during treatment, and the triggers that still have power over you and need dealing with.

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

Initial Detox

With the help of the consultant psychiatrist or professional at the detox centre, make sure that you’re involved in selecting the most suitable detox regimen. 

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.

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.

Therapeutic Time

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.

Planning For Long Term Sobriety

Reflect first on the experiences you have learned from support groups, from mutual aid work, from keywork workshops, from one-to-one work, before committing something to paper for future supports. 

In what areas of the recovery process do you feel exposed, and require greater support to overcome? Have you unearthed particular triggers that you feel need to be dealt with?

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Get clear on how to overcome the vulnerable moments, and required actions to deal with them for good. What could be your next move? 

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

What safety measures are relevant to what you now know, about your addiction?

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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%. Those who begin detox in a supervised treatment centre are highly likely to finish.

People in rehab are accountable for their long term recovery, and by extension, their success.

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 brief primary care process in supervised surroundings to help you reach the next phase of your recovery plan.

How Much Will My Weekly Routine Change, After Drug/Alcohol Rehab?

This is relative, depending on variables such as how long your recovery journey has been, support structures around you, everyday triggers that you have to contend with, plus the work still to be done regarding the therapeutic gains realised in treatment.

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.

KEY TAKEAWAY

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

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.

Recovery is not a series of "secret" steps that you undertake a few times, to be rewarded with long term sobriety.

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

What Aspects Of My Current Lifestyle, Do I Need To Say Goodbye To, To Become Sober?

Good 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 Parts Of Rehab Treatment Near Old Balornock Should I Expect To Be The Most Trying?

#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.

In this phase, inform the specialists about your symptoms to ensure that the detox is suitably safe for you.

#2

Breaking Detrimental Social Ties

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

 In some cases, these are connections with parties detrimental to the recovery process such as other alcohol users or substance dealers. Here the severing of these ties is for the better.

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.

#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.

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.

 By doing this for an extended period of time, you will discover that it will add more value to the long-term recovery process.

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

  • Not requesting help or support when it's needed. Giving stressors free reign over your mental health when your resources are limited.
  • Undertaking an out-patient recovery programme although you still have to contend with stressful factors in the outside world, that limit your progress.
  • Returning to long-left habits and coping strategies following treatment, and this ending up triggering a relapse.
  • Absent support systems from family and friends together with trigger situations and stressors, which become a recipe for disaster.
  • A bad initial encounter in mutual aid, rehab or treatment which gives rise to the misconception that rehab doesn’t work.
  • An imbalance between expert assistance, and community assistance. Over-dependence on unqualified assistance.
  • Refusal to do away with past known triggers for drug or alcohol addictions.

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

This is difficult to predict since even the most extreme histories of addiction can be turned around, by someone who is determined, and dedicated enough, especially in the therapy elements of rehab.

Broadly speaking, if you are willing to receive assistance, willing to follow instructions, accept that your life is your own responsibility, and are willing to pursue the services and care needed to help you heal, your chances of success will improve.

How Are Alcoholics Anonymous, And Rehab, Different?

Residential Rehab Treatment v Alcoholics Anonymous Old Balornock
Residential Rehab
  • Rehab is a clinically supervised setting, providing for primary care needs of detox, therapeutic intervention, and relapse prevention planning, in a residential environment, all under one roof, from one provider.
AA Meetings
  • At AA, people come together in a non-clinical and mutual aid surroundings to speak of their life story and assist one another.
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I Don't Think I Need Rehab, I Could Taper Down On My Own.

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.

Tapering off alcohol minus any professional aid can harm you and is not advisable.

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.

It's vital to consult your regular medical professional before registering for any kind 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 is not to say that you have to carry all the effort personally, but that it is vital to establish your weak points in recovery, and request help where needed, along the way.

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 Old Balornock, Glasgow, Is A Good Match?

#1

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

#2

For how long do I need to be treated?

#3

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

#4

Do you provide aftercare or continuing care services?

#5

Is aftercare included in the cost of treatment?

#6

Does the clinic let the next of kin attend for visits? 

#7

Has COVID-19 affected service provision?

#8

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

#9

Is there any refund policy I should be aware of?

What Happens When I Select A Rehab Clinic To Admit To?

After first conducting a telephone questionnaire, most facilities would request you to pay a deposit to reserve a room at the clinic. 

From this point, the provider gets authorisation from their medical staff, and thereafter can normally admit you within a day or two.

Do Rehab Clinics Deal With Needs For Urgent Help Relating To Alcohol Or Drugs?

Important: In case of a serious health issue, seek medical assistance locally, without delay.

KEY TAKEAWAY

Rehab is not a substitute for qualified emergency care. Rehabs commonly offer regular, non-urgent detox solutions, plus therapeutic help.

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?

  • Thousands of Abbeycare clients' encounters have helped us continually improve the programme at Abbeycare and concentrate on the core factors that we equate with long-term healing progress.
  • Safe and supervised detox overseen by addiction experts.
  • Exhaustive individualised plans to avoid future relapse.

Why Should I Admit To Abbeycare?

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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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%."

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

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

We've worked with thousands from all over the world, and we can probably help you too.

In these last 15 years, our experience has gone from strength to strength.

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

Our inspection reports from the regulators, are available on our clinic page, here: Abbeycare Scotland.

Our admissions team will help you navigate the treatment options.

Detox is possible, safely and comfortably, with the help of our medical team.

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

Our clinic team are ready to help you make the progress you need.

Are you ready for recovery?

To ask a question, or to arrange admission, ring our team now on 01603 513 091.

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