A positive outcome is always possible. But those battling with a drug or alcohol addiction have the odds stacked against them if they go it alone. Getting the right professional help is key. There are plenty of services offering drug and alcohol rehab in Dagenham, and sometimes the options can seem confusing. We take that confusion away.
Contact us today and we will connect you with a rehabilitation centre that offers the best chance of recovery based on your individual circumstances.
Do you need drug and alcohol treatment?
The nature of addiction makes it very difficult to acknowledge the problem. An addiction rarely develops overnight. It’s a gradual process. Perhaps it started as a weekend habit or an innocent way of unwinding after a hard day. Sometimes a bad event can trigger a gradual shift into addiction.
By the time most people recognise the problem, it’s incredibly difficult to pull back. The person is usually desperate for the next fix in order to momentarily shift the feeling of anxiety, depression or other negative emotional state. It can lead to criminality, exploitation by drug dealers and relationships with other people who don’t have your best interests at heart.
There are other consequences too, such as: financial hardship, loss of employment, personal debt and relationship breakdowns. (Note: These can also be causes of addiction too.)
That’s why acknowledging the problem is such a significant moment. Through all the confused perceptions brought on by the substance abuse, and through all the difficulties you face, you’ve experienced a moment of clarity.
Once you’ve acknowledged the problem, it’s time to reach out. That’s why Addiction Advocates is set up as a first port of call. By speaking to one of our team and discussing the nature of your problem, we can then link you with services for drug and alcohol rehab in Dagenham which are best able to offer you the chance of a successful outcome.
Remember: there is no shame in seeking help. It represents a positive step forward. Anyone can be brought low by an addiction. You only have to look at the headlines of celebrity magazines to see that even people who appear to have evertthing can develop an alcohol or drug addiction.
Sufferers come in all shapes and sizes and a wide variety of backgrounds. So, if you’re struggling with addiction, remember: you’re not alone.
Options for drug and alcohol rehab in Dagenham
It’s worth noting that the NHS provides addiction sufferers with free treatment services. However, there’s often a waiting list and for many it’s too long. The advantage of accessing private rehabilitation is that you can get started straight away and have qualified doctors, psychologists and other addiction specialists working with you on your recovery.
You may end up needing a residential treatment service. This is where you’re booked into a ‘live-in’ treatment centre where you have 24-hour care and people on-hand to support your recovery and prepare you meals. Otherwise you may just need one-to-one sessions with an addiction specialist.
Thankfully, there are a variety of treatment centres offering drug and alcohol rehab in Dagenham, and they cover just about every addiction need.
The major advantage of joining a rehab programme, is that you are taken on a carefully guided step-by-step process of recovery. Rehab isn’t a place where you’re forced to go ‘cold turkey’. Instead, rehabilitation is a gradual process and any service we link you with fully understands this.
Why attending a rehab centre boosts your chances of success
Every addiction sufferer likes to think they can conquer it by themselves with willpower. Sadly, addiction rarely works like that. Studies have shown how addiction changes the chemical balance in the brain, so that the motivation and reward system – which is an important part of our survival instinct – is instead skewed towards substance abuse.
However, professional help can break the cycle. For example, specialist rehab centres in Dagenham will utilise a full range of addiction therapies alongside a detox clinic which is designed to gradually reduce your drug or alcohol dependance until you reach the point where you are completely free of it.
This process of withdrawal has to be carefully managed. A sudden withdrawal can have catastrophic health implications. If badly managed it can lead to withdrawal symptoms such as:
- Increased heart rate
- Increased depression
In the worst case scenario it can even lead to death. However, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre will place you on a safe withdrawal programme. This is a gradually tapered programme of withdrawal where the problematic substance is gradually reduced, combined with a programme of nutrition (which may be aided by vitamin and mineral supplements) designed to help keep withdrawal symptoms to a bare minimum and simultaneously restore your health and wellbeing.
However, the psychological aspects of recovery are also important. One-to-one counselling sessions, group therapy and various ‘mind strengthening’ activities will likely also be part of the recovery programme.
For example, modern psychological therapies such as CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) are an important part of achieving a successful outcome. It’s a way of understanding how your thoughts and feelings contribute to your decision-making. By gaining mastery of your mind and decision-making process, you are better able to avoid the path towards relapse
A variety of approaches are required in order to win the battle over addiction.
Finding drug and alcohol rehab in Dagenham
Our mission is simple: to link those with a drug or alcohol dependency to a service which offers the best chance of recovery. Whether you’ve tried rehab before or considering it for the first time, we will point you in the right direction.
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What We Offer
Free Telephone Assessment
This is done to assess what sort of help is needed so we can recommend an addiction treatment service that can provide the best help possible.
All calls are strictly confidential and are carried out by a trained healthcare professional.
No obligation recommendations are made after a full assessment of yourself or loved ones situation is fully made.
Recommendations include specialist addiction treatment programmes in CQC regulated facilities based throughout the UK.
If you are unable to afford private treatment then public healthcare and charities would also be recommended to you.
How We Can Support You
We have a large number of helpful services available to help give you the best possible support when it comes to dealing with addiction.
Just some of the services we can offer includes:
- Free confidential telephone assessment
- Recommending CQC regulated residential addiction treatment providers
- Arranging for an intervention, if needed
- Insights into how different therapies and evidence based treatments work
- How detoxification works and what is the most safest option
- What type of rehab and detox programmes would be best suited for yourself or loved one
- Recommendations of the best providers in your area
Why Choose Us?
We can help take the stress out of finding an addiction treatment provider by recommending only the best options available that fully suits your criteria.
The help and advice we can provide includes making sure that your journey towards recovery is one that can definitely be achieved.
Taking the step towards recovery can be incredibly tough but we are here to put your concerns at ease by giving you insights into the safety of undertaking residential addiction treatment and how it can put you on the path towards long lasting recovery from addiction.
Our team of advisors have extensive experience and knowledge about the subject of addiction and the treatment provided so if you have any questions then they will be more than happy to help.
Get started today by calling our friendly team today on 0800 012 6088.