Beating an addiction requires an addict to eliminate both the physical and psychological dependence that has developed, as well as addressing all behavioural issues that have seen an addiction develop in the first place.

Trying to quit drugs or alcohol without professional help is a very difficult experience – and due to withdrawal symptoms, it could potentially be dangerous too.

ddiction is damaging to both physical and mental health and is extremely damaging to your loved ones, who will find the changes to your behaviour both noticeable and distressing.

For your rehabilitation to be successful, you will need to make significant behavioural changes during your treatment. Your recovery is completely dependent on how willing you are to make the change to your life. If you want to make these changes, then Addiction Advocates are here to help you.

Our residential rehab facility in Tonbridge is ideally placed to help you approach your future with renewed hope. Our bespoke treatment contains a comprehensive physical and mental assessment, allowing us to assess your needs in full.

If you have any questions about drug rehab and alcohol rehab, why not discuss your situation with Addiction Advocates? You can call us on our 24-hour helpline on 0800 012 6088 or text HELP to 83222.

Residential Rehab

The idea of residential rehab is initially intimidating to our clients. When you ask for our help, we request a 28-day commitment from you in order to fully treat your condition.

We appreciate that this is a long time to step away from your normal life.

But it will be to your benefit as you’ll be able to forget the stress that life brings and fully immerse yourself in your recovery journey with Addiction Advocates.

We understand that private drug and alcohol rehab is not the cheapest solution available to you, and you are able to approach the NHS for treatment at no cost.

This however has significant drawbacks as you will be on a waiting list and whilst waiting for treatment, your addiction is likely to worsen. You will also be treated on an outpatient basis – which allows opportunities for you to encounter bad influences and to suffer from a relapse.

However, in the comfort and security of our clinic, you will be catered to as an individual. We will also treat any underlying mental health issues that we encounter during your treatment.

Anxiety, mental health and depression are very common undercurrents to an addiction, and we will fully treat you – this does not happen when you are treated by the NHS or charity solutions.


Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatments

Rehab is not easy and you can expect to have to put a lot of work in to take control of your life back from an addiction. But with Addiction Advocates by your side, your recovery is possible.

When you are first admitted to our clinic, we’ll perform an initial assessment with you over the telephone before arranging for you to join us.

When you arrive, we’ll introduce you to your keyworkers, provide a tour of our residential rehab clinic and perform an assessment, where we’ll get to know you as an individual so that we can treat you based on your preferences.

The first stage of your treatment is a detoxification. This is probably the hardest part of your treatment as your dependency on addictive substances is broken. In order to avoid a sudden shock to your system, we will taper away your access to the substance that you’re addicted to. We will do this slowly before progressively taking bigger steps until there are no traces left in your system.

This is done to neutralise the effect of the withdrawal symptoms that you’ll experience. Some of these can be quite unpleasant and sometime dangerous. As such, we do not recommend performing a detox that is not supervised.

We are also able to offer a detox that is medically assisted – our medical team will monitor your progress and safety 24 hours a day and can issue you with prescription medication that acts as a sedative should this be required.

A detox does not have a determined length and is dependent on the level of your addiction. However, this does not usually take more than two weeks.


Therapies and Aftercare

When your detox has been completed, you will be able to move forward with the rest of your treatment. At this point, all the toxins associated with a sustained period of drug or alcohol abuse will have been flushed from your body.

We will invite you to health, wellbeing and nutrition sessions where you can prepare for a healthier lifestyle upon successful completion of your treatment. You will also be able to enjoy a more holistic approach with exercise and yoga classes alongside mindfulness and meditation.

The majority of your treatment will be talking therapies like group sessions and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Group sessions allow you to share your experience and learn from that of others. This is an ideal opportunity to develop a support network for when your return to your everyday life in Tonbridge.

CBT and other individual sessions allow you to focus on your addiction and to deep dive on the reasons that it developed in the first place. You’ll be shown how to change your behaviours and thought processes and to approach life with a different perspective.

When your treatment has been completed, you’ll be given an aftercare plan. All of your treatment has relapse prevention in mind but sticking to your aftercare plan is vital, as the first 12 months after your rehab are statistically the most likely when you’ll suffer from a relapse.

We appreciate that asking for help is not easy and past clients have mentioned feeling a sense of embarrassment or shame. We will not judge you or your situation and we will be able to provide you with immediate assistance.

Why not call us today for a talk about how Addiction Advocates can help you?