Chatham Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment Centres
A large percentage of the UK population suffer from addictions at some point during their lives. People from all walks of life can find themselves suffering from addiction. No matter what type of addiction it is that you are suffering with, a drug and alcohol rehab is your best option for a successful full recovery.
A drug or alcohol rehab centre will provide you with a personalised recovery program that is designed specifically to help you overcome your particular type and level of addiction. Reach out to us today to find out how we can assist you to make that first step towards your recovery from addiction.
Detoxing from Drugs or Alcohol
The first stage during your recovery plan, you will usually have to go through a detox from the drugs or alcohol that you’re addicted to.
This is an important stage to your recovery process as you need to completely remove the harmful toxins from your body to give yourself the best possible chance. Failing to undergo this part of the treatment process could hinder your recovery during the next stages including therapy. In order for therapy to be successful, you are required to have a clear mind, which won’t be achievable without fully eradicating the substances from your system first.
Detoxing at the start of your recovery ensures your best chances of success. You can’t expect to be able to recover from your addiction without first removing all traces of the substance from your body.
Detoxing is arguably the most difficult part of the process due to the withdrawal symptoms that you may experience. Withdrawal symptoms can vary in severity and type for each individual. During your time at a rehab centre, you will have access to medical professionals who can administer prescription drugs as needed to help manage the withdrawal symptoms and therefore make your experience as comfortable as it can be.
It can be quite dangerous to attempt a detox alone due to withdrawal. This is one of the main reasons why addicts struggle to overcome their addictions alone without professional help.
The Recovery Process at a Rehab Centre
When you stay in a residential rehab, you will go through a wide range of treatments including both traditional and holistic treatments. The aim of rehab is to get you sober in the long term. With this in mind, rehab treatments usually focus on helping you tackle the causes of your addiction, as well as giving you the skills and tools needed to stay sober in the long term.
You will go through regular sessions of on to one cognitive behavioural therapy as well as group therapy sessions with other addicts. Group sessions can be very beneficial as they allow you to share your journey with others who are going through the same things and you can encourage and motivate each other along the way. These sessions aim to ensure that you never feel alone during your time in rehab and you’ll most likely make lifelong friends who share your same goals.
The type of treatment that you receive in a rehab centre will be completely bespoke to you and your needs. Your progression will be analysed regularly and your rehab program will adapt to help you achieve the quickest and best results possible.
As well as your therapy sessions, rehab also allows you to recover with other methods including yoga practice, health and fitness classes, and socialising sessions. You’ll be surrounded by supportive people in a relaxed and motivating environment.
Ongoing Support After Your Rehab Program
It’s no surprise that, when you leave the rehab centre, going back to your normal everyday life might be a bit of a struggle. The chances of relapse are highest in the first 12 months after leaving rehab, so you’ll be provided with ongoing care that aims to support you during this difficult time.
You will usually be provided with a care worker who will check in with you regularly and provide therapy sessions to ensure you’re sticking to your recovery goals in your home environment. You will also be encouraged to attend group meetings where you can share your experiences with other recovering addicts in your local area. This allows you to create a supportive network of people whose goals are all focussed on making a full recovery from drugs or alcohol.
A rehab centre will also offer you additional support where needed. For example, you may need help with mending broken relationships with friends or family, or you may be struggling with your career path after addiction. These are all things that can be helped with the right rehab centre.
Why You Shouldn’t Delay Rehab Treatment
There are many consequences involved with delaying your rehab treatment. Your addiction can get worse if you decide to delay seeking help. You may also find that your health is deteriorating quickly, or you may be running into a lot of financial trouble due to your addiction. Addictions can also put a huge strain on your close relationships with friends or family. These are all reasons why you should seek treatment for your addiction sooner rather than later.
People who have addictions to drugs or alcohol usually suffer from a period of denial. This is what keeps them taking drugs or alcohol as a way of escaping their problems. However, once you come out of that period of denial, there is a short window of time in which you can be helped. This is the best time for you to seek out rehab treatment. Once you’re out of your denial stage, you will usually have the motivation needed to make some positive changes to your life.
Find a Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Chatham Today
There are many people from Chatham suffering from addictions, you are not alone! If you want to make a full recovery from addiction, there is help available.
If you are looking for a private residential rehab in Chatham, we are here to help! Give us a call on 01253 847 553 or text the word ‘HELP’ to 83222 to find out how we can help you make those all-important first steps towards a life free from drugs or alcohol.