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

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

If you've struggled to find the right questions to ask, meet our comprehensive guide to finding drug or alcohol addiction help in Springboig, Glasgow, below.

Let's begin:

Is Alcohol/Drug Detox Different From Rehab?

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

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.

Initial Detox .v. Full Rehab Programme In Springboig, Glasgow

Detox-Only
  • Supervised detox
  • Live in the clinic full-time
  • No therapy input
  • No long-term support
Rehab
  • Supervised detox
  • All treatment under one roof
  • Individual care planning & therapy input
  • Ongoing help

 

Are There People Who Should NOT Go To Rehab?

Rehab is NOT for:

  • Chronic alcohol/drug detoxers with a recognised habit or trigger that they still hold on to.
  • Someone not ready to do the work required to understand their drug or alcohol addiction, take action on recommendations given, and supports offered.
  • 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 is a rough guideline to treatment options for Springboig and the greater Glasgow area:

  • 7-10 days - Common detox of 7 to 10 days for alcohol or drug treatment, without therapy.
  • 14-28 days - Regular inpatient programme for primary detoxification as well as some therapy work.
  • Over 28 days - Standard stay that consist of increased therapy sessions and coordinating for aftercare help.

 

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KEY TAKEAWAY

Unless the addict starts treatment, it will be challenging to ascertain the exact duration of treatment needed. This is because being in a rehab clinic is the best time to monitor progress without the presence of drugs or alcohol.

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.

 

What Should I Make A Point Of Doing, During Rehab Springboig?

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.

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

 

Detox From Alcohol Or Drugs

Don't shy away from talking honestly with the consultant psychiatrist or specialist  assigned to you, regarding the detox regimen with the best chance of working. 

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

Lying is not recommended since the treatment you will get is dependent on your answers.

 

Therapy Time

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

Planning For Long Term Sobriety

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 your recovery process, which aspects make you feel susceptible and demand for more focus to handle the troubles of daily life? What triggers have you discovered that need attention, that you weren't aware of 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 be your next move? 

More time in therapy? 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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What Is The Success Rate Of Alcohol & Drug Rehab?

Over 90% of people who enrol for detox make it. 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.

Following pressure from potential clients regarding the long-term outcome of the rehab regimen, many rehab facilities face an uphill task when tracing former clients to gauge whether the programme was successful, in the very long term.

 

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

Rehab is a short-lived primary treatment, conducted in a specialised, secure setting, to help you navigate to the subsequent stage of your recovery journey.

How Much Time Will Ongoing Long-Term Addiction Recovery Take Out Of My Life Each Week?

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.

As part of their weekly timetable, some clients will have to have an everyday check-in with designated sponsors, group therapy, and several mutual aid sessions or calls per week.

 

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

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

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.

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

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

Great 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.

An expert cognitive behavioural therapist will assist you to get the understanding required to eliminate patterns, not forcefully, but via doing away with old ways of handling the situation and learning new ways.

 

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Are There Elements Of Springboig Addiction Treatment, More Trying Than Others?

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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.

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

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Cutting Ties With Those Enabling Active Addiction

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

 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.

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

  • Failing to ask for support when the situation calls for it. Allowing stressors to happen while being under-resourced.
  • Taking up a programme of out-patient treatment, while knowing very well that you will face external stressors in your daily life that will impede your progress.
  • Going back to old ways of coping after treatment, increasing the likelihood of relapsing.
  • Missing support systems such as family, combined with constant stress and trigger circumstances that were not expected.
  • 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-dependence on unqualified assistance.
  • The hesitation to leave behind some destructive habits that trigger drug or alcohol use.

 

 

How Do I Predict If Alcohol/Drug Rehab Will Work For Me?

This doesn’t have a precise answer as it depends on the devotion that the client puts in the process, particularly in therapy.

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 Alcoholics Anonymous, And Rehab, Different?

Rehab .v. AA In Springboig
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 & Mutual Aid 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?

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.

With no professional input and monitoring of symptoms, the likelihood of health issues like cardiovascular and liver complications, blood pressure issues, seizures, and many more, increases significantly.

 

It goes without saying that you should always see your qualified doctor prior to entering alcohol treatment. To be on the safe side, this is absolutely necessary.

 

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

Always get clear guidance regarding refunds before confirming a booking.

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.

But this is not an indication that everything is up to you, without help, but that you must pinpoint the areas that you are vulnerable in, and seek 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 Springboig, Glasgow?

#1

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

#2

For how long do I need to be treated?

#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

Do you include the aftercare fees in the overall billing?

#6

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

#7

Due to COVID-19, are there any modifications to your policies or care?

#8

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

#9

What is your refund policy?

 

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

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.

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.

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KEY TAKEAWAY

It's vital to consult your regular medical professional before registering for any kind of alcohol treatment. There can be no exceptions to this, to ensure your safety.

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

What if your detox or rehab case is not an emergency? In this case, you can gain admission in many clinics within one or two days.

Help For Addiction Is Available At Abbeycare:

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

Why Are Abbeycare Different Than Other Clinics Out There?

Instead of diluting our service with a multitude of untested or alternative approaches, we've focussed on the core elements of residential rehab we've observed to work over time, and which carry NICE UK guidelines approval.

Feedback From Previous Clients:

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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%."

 

For Those In Springboig, Our Team Can Provide Complimentary Guidance On Addiction Treatment Options.

Abbeycare's UK clinics are available to those in Springboig 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.

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

How did we do with inspections from regulators? Check our reports, available on our clinic page, here: Abbeycare Scotland.

Our admissions team are ready to help.

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

Our therapists are ready to help you get the insights you need, to stop the pattern of addiction, and reclaim your life.

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

The only thing left is - are you ready?

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

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Last Updated: October 31, 2023