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In This Guide

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

Maybe we can be your guide.

In the answers below, we showcase the insights needed to find the right help, at the right cost, near Scotstounhill, Glasgow.

Let's go.

Is Alcohol/Drug Detox Different From 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.

Detox-Only .v. Rehab Treatment In Scotstounhill, Glasgow

Detox-Only Treatment
Full Rehab Treatment

Who Is Rehab NOT For?

Rehab can't be recommended for:

  • Detoxers with deeply-embedded behavioural problems or a maintaining cause, fuelling their alcohol/drug problem, that they are reluctant to let go of.
  • People who are unenthusiastic about recovery and also unwilling to embrace the support and help laid on the table.
  • 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?

This is dependent on your individual needs.

Here is a rough guideline to treatment options for Scotstounhill and the greater Glasgow area:

  • 7-10 days - Typical detox-only stay for alcohol treatment; usually no therapy.
  • 14-28 days - Typical inpatient programme for initial detox and a few therapeutic sessions.
  • Over 28 days - Standard stay including significant therapeutic time, and time to plan aftercare supports for the future.

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.

Is There Anything Specific I Should Focus On, During Drug/Alcohol Rehab Scotstounhill, To Get Best Possible Results?

Care Plan

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.

It's best to select a Scotstounhill treatment service that will assign a case manager, to ease your way throughout the 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. 

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

It is important to evaluate everything you’ve learned from support groups, keywork discussions, and one-on-one sessions. 

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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What is your strategy to deal with these vulnerable moments before they happen? In what way could you make this a reality? 

Additional therapy sessions? Support from outwith the programme, especially from a sponsor located near Rehab Scotstounhill or a previous recovery partner?

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

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

Nearly every individual who starts detox, successfully completes. It makes sense that people who start detox in a supervised programme complete the regimen.

In the long run, rehab success rates can differ, because the client (him)(her)self is responsible for their own long-term recovery 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.

It goes without saying that you are personally responsible for the success of your rehab process.

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 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.

In some cases, some clients’ weekly schedules are upheld by everyday check-ins with respective sponsors and some mutual aid sittings every week.

For other to find a firm footing, they will have to attend group therapy several times a week, see professional health practitioners to deal with other complications, gets tons of support from people around them and attend mutual aid sessions.

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*.

It is wrong to assume that recovery involves some specific secret steps that you go through to achieve a lifetime of sobriety.

Recovery is an ongoing practice of self-insight, self-acceptance, and surrounding oneself with active supports that can help all this happen.

Does Success In Recovery Mean Letting Go Of Old Habits?

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 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.

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 Scotstounhill Should I Expect To Be The Most Trying?

#1

Detox Symptoms

In the first 4-6 days of detox, it can be a difficult time, both emotionally and physically since the mind and body are attempting to cope with the decreased intake of the substance.

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

#2

Releasing Negative Social Influences

There are some people with firm connections with loved ones and when they are severed, they end up having a tough time.

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

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

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.

Still, after some time in rehab, things get better.

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.

 If you keep absorbing positive attitudes over time, it will be more profitable for your long-term recovery.

What Are The Reasons Some People Fail To Achieve Lasting Recovery From Drug/Alcohol Addiction?

  • Not requesting help or support when it's needed. Giving stressors free reign over your mental health when your resources are limited.
  • 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 from loved ones and other external parties, coupled with repetitive trigger scenarios and unexpected stressors.
  • 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. Over-reliance on non-expert sources of assistance.
  • By being reluctant to get rid of habits that trigger old drug or alcohol habits.

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

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.

How Are AA And Rehab Different?

Rehab Clinic Treatment .v. AA Scotstounhill
Rehab Clinic Treatment
  • Rehab is a clinically managed environment providing for primary care services under one roof and offered by one provider. Such needs include relapse prevention, detox, and therapeutic services.
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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What's The Difference Between Going To Rehab And 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.

Reducing alcohol use without professional help is a no-no and should not be done.

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

It's vital to consult your regular medical professional before registering for any kind of alcohol treatment. This is mandatory.

Do I Get Treatment Costs Reimbursed If I Relapse After Treatment?

To be on the safe side, check with the clinic re their refund policy before committing.

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.

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

#1

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

#2

What treatment duration do you suggest for my needs?

#3

Can I join your programme for a short stay at first and then add additional days later?

#4

Please elaborate on options for relapse prevention?

#5

Do you include the aftercare fees in the overall billing?

#6

Are family members allowed to visit? 

#7

What changes have you made to your programme, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic?

#8

Can I get copies of the most up-to-date Care Inspectorate inspection and Care Quality Commission reports, plus 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. 

Next, the admissions team would ask their personnel for medical permission to admit you and be admitted 24 to 48 hours later.

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 only caters for common detox needs and therapeutic care.

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 feedback that Abbeycare clients have given us regarding our services has been instrumental in helping us to refine our service, over time, for the benefit of thousands in long-term recovery.
  • Safe, comfortable detox supervised by addiction professionals.
  • Exhaustive individualised plans to avoid future relapse.

Why Are Abbeycare Different Than Other Clinics Out There?

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%."

Abbeycare Are Delighted To Serve The Scotstounhill Area.

Help for addiction is available at Abbeycare's UK clinics, serving the full Glasgow area.

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

All these years we've stuck to the basics that work - structured detox, therapy, and aftercare solutions that help get folks back on track.

Even if you need transport arranged to get here, we can probably help with that too.

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

Our admissions team can advise on what options are available.

Detox is available, with comfort and safety, with the help of our medical team.

Our therapeutic team can help you identify the issues behind addiction, and stop the pattern in your life.

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

The only thing left is - are you ready?

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

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