Can I Get Clean On My Own? before-rehab

Finding The Right Help For Your Addiction

If you decide to give up alcohol or drugs without any support, it can be risky and hard. Before getting any type of treatment program, one need to analyse that how much chances they have to increase their soberness.

Making the decision to go into rehab is a big one and should not be made lightly. 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 centres can help you in various ways even if you find yourself uncertain about it. These rehab centres will surely help you get recover.


This may increase questions about if you should attempt to accomplish sobriety by yourself. Rehab centres provide you relaxed and friendly environment which help you to become sober like

  • Safe detox from alcohol and drug
  • Demonstrated treatments and assist meetings.
  • Longstanding aftercare and support
  • Suggestions for relapse prevention.

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Why Can't I Get Clean On My Own?

Guarantee security during detox and prepare yourself for long-term recovery, these are two major reasons if anyone get proficient help when stopping drugs and liquor. There is a group of substances, including benzodiazepines, alcohol and others, that if quit "cold turkey" can evoke life threatening discontinuation symptoms. Medical supervision may deal with any risky effects the patient may be feeling and offer relief. At such treatment centres, the cause of the problem, the triggers of your addiction are also dealt with to make sure you will be able to live without relapsing once you get off the substance.


Treatment centres are intended to support you during all stages of healing. When they know about your problem and needs they will select a proper treatment program for you.

Many of the aspects that enter your personalized program are

  • How severe your addiction is
  • Which substance you have got addiction to
  • If there are other medical issues, you are contending with
  • Friends and family support

The Dangers Of Detoxing Alone

Alcohol or drug addiction means the person cannot function physically, mentally and emotionally without first taking the offending substance. This indicates that their system and brain have adapted for the presence of the drug.

Removal of the addiction substance will cause an imbalance which will lead to withdrawal symptoms that can be deadly.

Make a decision to become a sober is one of the hardest and difficult step anyone could take. Lets us find a perfect rehab centre for you call 0800 246 1509.


Feelings of hopelessness or suicidal thoughts, Convulsions and Tremors, Heart attack, Delirium Tremens are some of the deadly withdrawal symptoms presented by sudden stopping to take alcohol and related drugs. Attending a medically supervised clinic that knows how to assist with withdrawal symptoms during detox is essential.

  • 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.

  • Monitoring is paramount for some drugs and alcohol that produce terrible withdrawal symptoms.
  • This is a list of some of the drugs that need a supervised medical detox
  • Prescription pain pills
  • Alcohol
  • Heroin
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Inhalants
  • Methamphetamine
  • Club drugs such as ecstasy

Abusing any of these drugs in the list above can lead to a supervised medical detox.

During detoxification, a medication that helps in the process may be administered to you. These pharmaceuticals preparations are not addictive they are just provided to minimize the withdrawal side effects.


Are You Prepared To Get Help

Contact us as soon as possible on 0800 246 1509 and talk to one of our helpful treatment consultants.


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

Inpatient Treatment - This includes living in a monitored accommodation 24 hours per day. The advantages are being taken out from a harmful setting, which assists reduce craving, living inside a healthy atmosphere, getting individual care and having entry to continuous preparation and education.

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. Among the pluses of the above is the possibility to work or study and to enjoy the support from relations with friends or family members during the treatment program.

Inpatient Treatment works very well for those with ingrained addictions, but those with mild addictions will find themselves doing well in an outpatient clinic.


The Importance Of Support During Recovery

You might feel you can quit on your own and do it safely, but, there is an added benefit to socialize with others facing the same issues. Having the encouragement from similar people isn't just hopeful, it could determine the distinction between recovery and relapse.

A study in the 1970s shown that one operation demonstrated the relation between low living qualities and element abuse. Bruce K. Alexander, a Canadian Psychologist discovered that rats living alone and in darkness would choose to drink drug-infused water over clean water became addicted very quickly. In the same experiment, rats that were put in an open with other rats, hardly any chose to drink the drugged water. From this example we can see how important living conditions and social interaction is to a clean life.

"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 on Rat Park experimentation forming networks with others can make all the contrast in stop using drug or alcohol. 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.
  • Material - Here the support may have various forms - from financial aid to fulfilling assignments.
  • Positive Feedback - Honouring a user's achievements, identifying his/her growth, providing constructive criticism, etc.
  • Teaching - This section can consist of such activities as giving comprehensive information about professional treatment programs and teaching strategies to prevent relapse.

Will Rehab Program Ensure My Staying Sober Long-Term?

The healthy lifestyle changes taught at rehab facilities coupled with engaging in a support group and continuously attending therapy sessions and using the tips given to avoid getting back to abusing the substances are just some of the keys used to ensure your long-term recovery. If you decide in favour of a professional assistance when giving up alcohol or drug abuse, you are making the right choice for long-term recovery.