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Can I Get Clean On My Own?

How You Can Access Help For Your Addiction

Trying to quit drugs by yourself is hard and could be risky. Before getting any type of treatment program, one need to analyse that how much chances they have to increase their soberness.

Choosing if you should or not go to rehabilitation is an immense choice. You might be dealing with worries about spending time apart from the ones you care about, how to cover-up the expense of medical care, or even the negative stigma around addiction and rehabilitation.


Rehab can help you gain long term sobriety


After listening these realities, you would find yourself thinking about whether to try to get sober on your own or not. At a rehab centre, you are made to feel valued and comfortable so that you can concentrate on beating the addiction.

  • Supervised alcohol or drug detox
  • Support meetings and therapy
  • Longstanding aftercare and support
  • Relapse prevention

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Why Can't I Get Clean On My Own?

There are two main reasons to get specialized assistance when it comes about abandoning drugs or alcohol: assuring security during detoxification and setting the basis for durable recovery. There is a group of substances, including benzodiazepines, alcohol and others, that if quit "cold turkey" can evoke life threatening discontinuation symptoms. These deadly withdrawal symptoms are taken off in a comfortable, medically supervised detox program. To break the addiction cycle the reason why you become addicted in the first place needs to be addressed.


Treatment centres are intended to support you during all stages of healing. Once your needs are understood a rehab program can begin.

Some aspects to be considered when adjusting your program:

  • How severe your addiction is
  • The kind of element you were addicted to
  • Whether you have associated health problems
  • Your home and social environments

The Risks Of Detoxing

If a patient has developed addiction to drug or alcohol substances, he becomes physically and psychologically dependant on them. In other words, his mind and body have adapted to the substance inside.

Stopping to use the drug suddenly will cause an upheaval in the system, upsetting the balance and causing withdrawal symptoms that can sometimes be far-reaching.

If you make to this tough decision about becoming sober, you need to take a crucial step and stick to it for the rest of your life. If you can begin right now, contact us on 0800 246 1509 for assistance in finding the appropriate rehab facilities to suit your needs.


Among widely spread withdrawal symptoms are the following: Depression with or without suicidal tendencies, Shivering or seizures, Delirium tremens or Heart disorders To achieve the best results in healing alcohol or drug addiction you must take advantage of support from experienced qualified staff.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression or Suicidal thoughts
  • Seizure or Shakiness
  • Heart Failure
  • Delirium tremens
  • Hallucinations

Substances That Need Medical Supervision During Detoxification

The treating personnel keeps track of your vital signs including pulse during a detox program ensuring you are safe.

  • This very important to observe during medical detox for regular users.
  • The following drugs may require you attend a rehab centre for medical detox and they include:
  • Prescription pain pills
  • Alcohol
  • Heroin
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Inhalants
  • Methamphetamine
  • Club drugs such as ecstasy

This is not a long list, however, if you abuse these substances there are consciences.

Some special medicines are used to help during detox process. The medication is intended to lower severe withdrawal problems, as they imitate addictive substances' effects though do not cause euphoria.


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Call us on 0800 246 1509 for assistance in locating an understanding therapist


Call on 0800 246 1509 to find out about the different kinds of rehab available for both inpatient and outpatient care.

Inpatient treatment - This is a residential rehab which includes comfortable accommodation and 24 hour medical staff care. Among the advantages of this approach are the following: living in positive environment, away from virulent conditions thus decreasing temptation, getting benefits of personal consulting and having opportunities to study and train.

Outpatient Treatment - This type of facility will allow you to receive treatment for your addiction whilst you are still living at home so you can continue with normal life whilst on the road to sobriety. Outpatient treatment gives some benefit for example: to carry out their office work or school, be with family and friends during treatment.

The ones with serious addictions will help most from an inpatient rehabilitation, whilst those with minor serious addictions might find that an outpatient program perfectly suits their requirements.


The Importance Of Support During Recovery

It cannot be stressed enough that medical support during recovery is the safest and most effect rehab. If you get support from patients, who are experiencing the same situation, you are not just encouraged, you are most likely ensured from relapse.

A 1970's study showed the connection between poor living conditions and substance abuse. Bruce K. Alexander, a psychologist from Canada, discovered : rats that were living in secluded and dark conditions preferred water with drugs in it to pure one and quickly became addicted. In the same experiment, rats that were put in an open with other rats, hardly any chose to drink the drugged water. This case illustrate the importance of support, communications and relations.

"Along with this understanding comes a much greater emphasis on attempting to establish addicted people in a welcoming community, thereby reducing their need for addictive compensations." Psychologist Bruce K. Alexander on Rat Park experiment

Psychologist Bruce K. Alexander said of his Rat Park experiment, that creating social contacts with others will make a difference when giving up drug or alcohol abuse. Forming or maintaining connections with family members, sponsors, counsellors or other people during recovery process can ensure support and encouragement so necessary to withstand drugs or alcohol.

  • As he recovers, the patient needs to have a constant social support in these areas:
  • Emotional - They need someone to whom they can freely pour out their feelings, someone to share talks and conversations that are encouraging and someone with positive talk and one who will listen and be compassionate.
  • Physical - This type of support can include doing things for the patient, lending money and carrying out other errands.
  • This support include, giving compliments and positive criticism on an individual progress: Positive Feedback
  • Education - This can include methods of self help, tools for keeping sober and tips to prevent relapse.

Will Going To Rehab Help Me With Long-Term Recovery?

Medical care centres offer the mechanisms for durable recovery over healthy style of living changes, support groups, continuous treatment and relapse avoidance tips. By selecting to allow a specialist help you with element abuse therapy, you are paving the method for durable sobriety.