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It’s a disease of the mind.
Chemical and hormonal balances compel the person to engage with unhealthy behaviours, despite knowing its negative effects.
Like many mental health conditions, it can be treated and managed.
People can find a peaceful life when specialist support and guidelines are followed.
Going to a drug and alcohol rehab in Bradford will provide the best level of treatment you can get.
81 people died due to causes related to alcohol in Bradford in 2020.
Lots of people who have addictions will receive a dual diagnosis.
This is where the addiction presents with another mental health condition.
Often, people will also be living with depression, anxiety, schizophrenia or even psychotic symptoms.
If you have two conditions, the staff at rehab will identify this during an assessment when you first enter the clinic.
Your rehab treatment will then address both conditions.
It’s useful for a dual diagnosis to be identified if you have one as you’ll have better chances of recovery through accessing relevant support.
What’s important to keep in mind when thinking about and research rehab options, is what the main point of rehab is.
A private clinic is a place where you stay for a number of weeks for immersive treatment in order to become sober.
Ultimately the goal is long-term abstinence.
Rehab is for people with severe addictions who can’t stop drinking or using drugs without specialist support.
Local drug and alcohol services are different.
While they support some people who are trying to quit substances, they also offer needle exchanges and harm reduction advice.
There are huge benefits to entering a private drug & alcohol rehab in Bradford.
Firstly, you’ll have expert staff treating you who understand the effects of substances.
They’ll have up-to-date training in the addiction field and will understand the best treatment methods for your needs.
Rehab also offers a safe environment away from alcohol and drugs.
You’ll be prescribed medications to manage any distressing physical symptoms and in relation to mental health.
Staff are available 24 hours a day so you’ll always have support during difficult cravings and moments.
As well as this, you benefit from a wide range of therapies which address all aspects of your addiction.
The physical, psychological, emotional and social aspects of recovery are all taken into account.
There are a few main differences between going to a private rehab and to a local drug and alcohol service in Bradford.
Firstly, private clinics offer inpatient services where you stay overnight for a period of time to benefit from an immersive healing experience.
NHS services take place in a community hub space and are outpatient services.
You stay at home and go to clinic for whatever sessions you might fancy.
Secondly, the amount of treatments on offer tend to be different.
Private clinics offer many more therapies, activities and approaches.
Finally, the focus of private clinics are always sobriety.
NHS services are open to people at all stages of addiction and tend to be more casual in their approach, mainly due to how stretched services are.
If you have a moderate or severe addiction, a rehab stay is advisable.
This is the only way that sobriety can be truly achieved.
As mentioned earlier, addiction is an illness it needs treatment.
If you have any of the following symptoms, rehab is your best option:
For some, a drug & alcohol rehab in Bradford isn’t suitable.
In such cases, there are other organisations you can access in the community, these are:
During the admission process there are two assessments linked to addiction that you’ll undergo.
This is so the staff understand what has caused the addiction, what keeps it going and how best to approach your treatment.
The DSM-5 scale assesses the severity of your addiction.
Questions are formed around:
The other assessment is the ASAM Criteria.
This focuses on the story of your addiction and all the background factors that has caused it to develop.
You’ll discuss the following:
If you’re attending rehab for alcohol addiction, you’ll also complete the AUDIT.
The goal of this is to learn about alcohol use and how it’s affecting your life.
The AUDIT test was developed by the World Health Organisation and is used throughout the world.
It’s a series of ten questions that explores:
The higher you score in your answers, the more likely you are to have developed a dependency on top of an addiction.
There are signs of alcohol withdrawal that suggest you have developed a dependency.
Alcohol withdrawal can be extremely dangerous, and fatal at worst.
f you feel you may have an addiction, entering rehab offers the safest way to detox and heal.
It can be really hard to know how to approach a loved one who has an addiction.
This is especially difficult if they’re in the denial stage, or a place of ambivalence.
Both emotional states are, of course, possible in anyone living with addictions.
A great intervention that families can use in this situation is the CRAFT approach.
Here, you follow a menu of techniques that you can use wherever your loved one is on their journey.
CRAFT places importance on creating positive dynamics so that communication becomes easier.
Many people find that discussions around treatment are easier when CRAFT guidelines are being followed.
Alternatively, some families use the traditional method of intervention.
This is where one or two family members along with a professional has a meeting with the person you’re worried about to express your concerns.
The professional then leads the discussion around what rehabilitation options there are.
It will obviously cost money to go to rehab.
The price changes according to where you go, the treatments offered and the accommodation you stay in.
For a bedroom to yourself for a ten day detox, it costs around £3,000-£6,000.
It’s around £2,000-£4,000 if you opt for a shared room.
A twenty-eight day stay costs more.
A shared room comes in around £6,000, whereas a room to yourself comes in between £8,000-£12,000.
A home detox where your care and prescription is overseen by a doctor costs around £1,500.
You want to ensure you find the best drug & alcohol rehab in Bradford for your needs.
There are a few tips to follow to help:
If you’re unsure or feeling a bit daunted by doing this, contact Rehab 4 Alcoholism and our friendly team can manage all of this for you.
Some people will go to rehab for a seven to ten day detox.
This is where they need to wean off a substance such as alcohol or heroin in a safe way.
It’s important people access rehab for this, as going “cold turkey” can be dangerous and lead to death.
It’s advisable when going to rehab to stay around four weeks.
This ensures you can participate in all the psychotherapies and holistic therapies recommended to give you a solid start to recovery.
You’ll have time to learn and practice all the new skills you need to remain sober when you leave.
When people become addicted to heroin, they develop both a physical and psychological addiction.
When entering a drug & alcohol rehab in Bradford, you will immediately begin a detox.
A doctor will prescribe a medication such as Subutex so that you can be weaned off heroin safely.
This keeps the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms to a minimum.
When the detox is at an end, you’ll focus on healing.
Heroin users tend to have experienced deep emotional pain.
It’s therefore important that you receive intensive psychological therapies.
These help you to process events, memories and feelings in healthier ways.
People addicted to cocaine have formed psychological addictions.
Cocaine is notorious for being a drug that starts out as a bit of fun, but over months it can take a deep hold and become a seriously compulsive habit.
Cocaine addiction causes:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has proven to be very effective at treating cocaine users.
This is because it’s particularly focused on identifying your thoughts that have become automatic and trigger you to use.
You’ll learn how to change these thoughts and create healthy new behaviours.
While CBD strains of cannabis are legal in the UK and CBD products are sometimes prescribed to treat epilepsy and pain, THC strains are illegal.
THC is the psychoactive property in cannabis that is addictive.
It’s also the chemical that influences psychological health.
Symptoms of cannabis addiction include:
At rehab, you’ll receive counselling.
This helps you talk about and process what led you to addiction.
You’ll start to understand the biological, social and personality factors that can create the illness.
With this information and new techniques, you’ll become equipped to manage cravings and maintain your sobriety.
The various therapies you’ll take part in at a private rehab clinic in Bradford include:
At rehab, you’ll discuss an aftercare plan.
This will include guidance around relapse prevention.
You’ll understand how to use the HALT method which is how to manage triggers.
When you crave, it’s likely that you’ll feel hungry, angry, lonely or tired.
The relapse prevention plan will outline steps to take during these moments to keep you sober.
There will also be guidance on what to do if you relapse.
If this happens, it’s important to forgive yourself and take a lesson from the experience.
Returning to sobriety quickly is essential and will keep you sober longer in the long-run.
To get the help that you need, don’t hesitate to call us on 0800 111 4108.
We’ll be happy to tell you more about how we can help you combat your addiction.
Once you have the right help behind you, any addiction can be overcome.
There are various types of rehab centres available in Alcohol & Drug Rehabs in Bradford, including inpatient alcohol rehab, luxury alcohol rehab, and private drug rehabs.