Drug & Alcohol Rehab Forfar
Addiction is a debilitating disease that claims many lives each year. Even if addiction does not kill you immediately, it does significantly lower your quality of life to an untenable degree. Whilst you don’t choose to suffer from addiction, you are able to choose to undergo drug and alcohol rehab treatment in Forfar that will promote your full recovery.
To overcome alcohol and drug dependency, it’s important to select rehab treatment that’s right for you. When you contact Rehab Recovery on 0800 088 66 86, our advisors will help you to select drug and alcohol rehab in Forfar that ticks all the boxes in terms of catering for your precise and unique needs.
Whilst all rehab programmes are uniquely tailored to their patients’ needs, there are some common elements that will apply to all programmes. For instance, you must be assessed by a doctor in order to receive medication that treats withdrawal symptoms. Also, you must be willing to attend counselling and therapy sessions in order to address the psychological causes of addiction. The drug and alcohol rehab process is not something that should worry you. Above all, you need to realise that you will be in safe hands throughout the process.
Going to rehab also introduces you to a community of people who are already in recovery. Seeing other people succeed in their recovery will serve to motivate you to continue enriching your life so that the risk of relapse becomes ever more distant. Often, staying sober is harder than getting sober, and meeting many positive role models will help to provide the much-needed encouragement that your recovery needs.
Overcoming shame and guilt
It’s common for people to blame themselves for their addiction. Let us reiterate: addiction is not a choice. Instead, addiction is a terrible disease that requires professional intervention in order to fully overcome. You truly need to stop blaming yourself because you have developed an addiction. It may be the case that your loved ones make you feel guilty about your addiction. we urge you to quietly forgive your loved ones for their ignorance.
The stigma attached to addiction is common, and this stigma is often encouraged by the media. However, don’t allow stigma to prevent you from seeking out treatment. To do so would be a serious injustice and almost ensure your demise. Going to rehab will allow you to turn your life around in around 6-8 months. It truly makes no sense whatsoever to continue putting up with your addiction when viable treatments exist that will significantly improve your quality of life for the better.
It’s also possible that you suffer from chronic low self-esteem due to your addiction. You may even think your life is worthless and without a cause. Whilst it’s useful to attempt to improve your emotional state yourself, know that these negative emotions will be fully tackled when you attend group and one-to-one therapy sessions during your rehab programme. However, don’t allow these emotions from stopping you seek out treatment.
To learn more about our free and confidential helpline, you can contact Rehab Recovery today on 0800 088 66 86. We are able to place you into drug and alcohol rehab clinics across the Angus region in Dundee, Forfar, Arbroath, Brechin and Montrose.