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If you're looking for alcohol or drug addiction help near Shieldhall, Glasgow - you'll already know how confusing the options can be.

Maybe we can be your guide.

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 Shieldhall, Glasgow.

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How Do Clinics Help With The Behavioural Patterns Of Addiction?

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

Rehabilitation refers to the therapeutic part of treatment that work on the hidden psychological aspects of addictive habits, and comes after the initial phase of physical detox.

Detox .v. Rehab In Shieldhall, Glasgow

Detox-Only Treatment
  • Detox included
  • Residential treatment
  • Not individualised
  • No post-detox support
Rehab
  • Supervised detox
  • All treatment under one roof
  • Individualised therapy
  • Ongoing help

Are There People Who Should NOT Go To 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.
  • 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.

Is A Stay In Drug Or Alcohol Rehab Always The Same Length?

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

Here is a rough guideline to treatment options for Shieldhall 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 - Regular simple stay for preliminary detoxification and several therapy sessions.
  • Over 28 days - Standard stay including significant therapeutic time, and time to plan aftercare supports for the future.
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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.

People who feel there have been positive results can leave the treatment centre after 28 days but if there is still some way to go, they can extend their stay.

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

What Do You Want Out Of Treatment?

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

Think back to past detoxes or rehabilitation centres to learn what areas should be dealt with in treatment and how to deal with triggers to alcohol or drug use.

It's best to select a Shieldhall treatment service that will assign a case manager, to ease your way throughout the 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 in your best interest to speak the truth about patterns of drug and alcohol intake, former periods of use, and the most recent use.

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 Shieldhall clinic.

Therapy Time

It is true that people have particular addictive trends that rule over their lives. This is why it is advisable to concentrate on the cognitive behavioural therapy and counselling sessions to get some psychological wins.

Aftercare Planning

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

In what areas of your recovery process are you particularly vulnerable, and need bolstering, to tolerate the ups and downs of day to day life? Have you identified any mental health factors that trigger the need to use, that were absent before?

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What are the ways in which you can prepare for these more fragile moments, and work towards their permanent resolution? What could be your next move? 

Extra therapy sessions? External aid by sponsors or long-term recovery support groups?

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?

Over 90% of people who enrol for detox make it. Generally, individuals who embrace detox in controlled environments, do finish the process.

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.

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

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.

Other client’s weekly diaries will include contact with a sponsor, group therapy, plus several weekly mutual aid discussions.

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.

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KEY takeaway

Nonetheless, it pays to look more closely 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*.

Being in recovery doesn’t mean that you follow some simple rules and voila!... you beat addiction.

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.

Does Success In Recovery Mean Letting Go Of Old Habits?

Excellent 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 working with a cognitive behavioural therapist, you can release old patterns and old ways of doing things, and learn fresh methods instead.

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What Parts Of Rehab Treatment Near Shieldhall Should I Expect To Be The Most Trying?

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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.

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Releasing Negative Social Influences

Individuals with deep family connections or friendships may at first have a hard time coping with the loss of connection.

 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.

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Moving From Addiction To Recovery, Psychologically

Making the emotional/psychological transition from the mindset of addiction (dependence, co-dependence, lack of responsibility, chaotic lifestyle) to the mindset of recovery, can be challenging.

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

While in rehab, try to see it as a time to absorb the approach, and mental thinking style, of other people on the same path to recovery.

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

What Patterns Tend To Result In Failed Attempts At Recovery, That I Should Avoid?

  • Failing to ask for support when the situation calls for it. Allowing stressors to happen while being under-resourced.
  • Enrolling in an out-patient recovery programme but being hindered by external stress factors that ruin your recovery process.
  • 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."
  • An imbalance between professional and non-professional assistance and intervention. Over-dependence on unqualified assistance.
  • By being reluctant to get rid of habits that trigger old drug or alcohol habits.

How Can I Tell If Rehab Will Work For Me, And My History With Drugs Or Alcohol 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.

If you're willing to stick to instructions, find support systems and accept responsibility for your recovery, you will have an easier journey.

Are Rehab And Alcoholics Anonymous Different, Really?

Rehab Clinic Treatment .v. AA Shieldhall
Rehab Treatment
  • Rehab essentially involves services like relapse prevention, detox, and therapeutic intervention under one roof, by one provider in a clinically regulated environment.
AA & Mutual Aid 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?

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.

What Happens If I/My Loved One Relapses After Leaving Treatment - Do We Get A Refund?

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.

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 Shieldhall, Glasgow?

#1

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

#2

For my needs, what treatment length do you suggest?

#3

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

#4

What kind of aftercare service do you offer clients?

#5

Are there additional charges for aftercare?

#6

Is it possible to have close relatives visit me in the clinic? 

#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

Is there any refund policy I should be aware of?

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

Following an initial telephone review, you would be required to book a room at the clinic by paying a deposit. 

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 serious emergency, you must contact your local emergency department and access qualified medical care immediately.

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KEY TAKEAWAY

Before enlisting in an alcohol treatment programme, make sure that you get your doctor’s opinion. This is a must.

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.

Help For Addiction Is Available At Abbeycare:

  • 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.
  • Comprehensive, personalised, relapse prevention planning.

Why Should I Admit To Abbeycare?

Instead of diluting our service with a range of untested or alternate methods, we have focused on the key elements of residential recovery that we have seen working over time, and which are accepted by NICE UK guidelines.

Feedback On Our Service:

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DP

"...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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IR

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

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JF

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

Abbeycare Serve Shieldhall

Abbeycare have central UK locations, and serve the Shieldhall and 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.

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

Check our independent inspection reports, available on our Scotland clinic page.

Our admissions team are ready to help.

The Abbeycare medical team can help you detox comfortably.

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

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

Are you ready for recovery?

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

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