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Drug & Alcohol Rehab Hertfordshire

Learn about drug and alcohol rehab and detox in Hertfordshire. The rehab clinic offers a robust admissions process and supervised detox and evidence-based treatments.

    Drug & Alcohol Rehab Hertfordshire

    Rehab Recovery offers free and confidential advice for people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction Hertfordshire. Although we do not directly provide treatment ourselves, we assist thousands of individuals in making the correct route to sobriety.

    How? We begin to help you when you contact us over the telephone. You may do so by dialling 0800 088 66 86.

    When you contact Rehab Recovery, we carry out a free initial assessment. Here, we determine the nature of your addiction, your personal needs, and your personality profile.

    Based on this information, we then draw on our database of hundreds of treatment providers in Hertfordshire and match your needs to the most appropriate providers. This ensures the chances of treatment success are maximised.

    Rehab Recovery offers this service entirely free of charge. Rehab Recovery is run by volunteers who have defeated their own addiction to drugs and alcohol in the past.

    This means we are highly understanding and empathetic to your situation.

    We know seeking out professional help isn’t easy. You may not even fully acknowledge the need for professional treatment. Our initial assessment seeks to help you overcome your initial fears and resistance, whilst also explaining the exact reasons why professional treatment is required.

    Dual diagnosis at rehab

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    It is very common for someone with an addiction to have other co-occurring mental illnesses or psychological disorders. Sadly, these issues can often remain undiagnosed for many years.

    This can be things like borderline personality disorder, chronic depression, or generalised anxiety disorder.

    All of these conditions can easily worsen a person’s addiction problems.

    Part of treatment at drug & alcohol rehab Hertfordshire is diagnosing any issues that are there, and addressing those challenges in a healthy way. This is called ‘dual diagnosis’.

    The abstinence model of recovery

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    One of the questions we are commonly asked is if addiction recovery means abstaining completely from the substance for life.

    While not every treatment facility is the same, it should be made clear that the vast majority of rehabs do encourage lifelong abstinence once a person is in recovery.

    Some people manage to get off their drug of choice only to find themselves using occasionally once more. More often than not, this will soon snowball into another full-blown addiction.

    The advantage of the abstinence model is that it does not leave the door open for a problem to redevelop. Once you stop, you stop for good.

    Staying in abstinence and recovering for life will not be easy, but with the right treatment and ongoing support, this great feat can be accomplished.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    Outpatient rehab eligibility

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    A lot of people ask us about the possibility of attending rehab as an outpatient – in other words, travelling to the clinic during the day for treatment, and staying home at night.

    This is indeed possible. However, it is only a suitable option for people whose alcohol or drug addiction is towards the mild end of the scale.

    There are other factors that would exclude a person from being eligible for outpatient rehab care.

    This would include:

    • Significant or severe mental health problems who would struggle to be alone at home
    • Having failed to remain sober after previous attempts at outpatient treatment and/or home detox
    • Those who are likely to commit acts of violence or aggression against their loved ones whenever they are intoxicated
    • People with Delirium tremens or who have previously suffered alcoholic seizures
    • Suffering from Wernicke’s encephalopathy

    If one or more of the above list applies to you, it is likely that you would be deemed high risk. If this is the case, inpatient rehab would be a much better option.

    We can discuss in detail during your phone consultation whether you might be eligible for outpatient rehab, or what your other treatment options could be.

    Alternatives to going to rehab

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    If private rehab isn’t affordable for you at the moment, there is no need to be unduly worried. You can still access a number of treatments in your local area, usually for free.

    Below, we have listed a number of resources that are either free of charge or much more affordable than rehab. The availability of these services may vary depending on your location.

    Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is probably the most well-known addiction support group in the world. It has been operating for nearly a century and has helped countless people to cope with their addiction in that time.

    AA is based on the 12-step model, which is a series of guidelines and instructions for maintaining sobriety. The same 12 steps apply to Narcotics Anonymous (NA), albeit slightly modified.

    These groups prioritise a spiritual approach to treating addiction – for example, giving oneself over to a higher power. This doesn’t work for everyone, but some people find great comfort and strength in this method.

    SMART Recovery

    SMART Recovery is an international organisation that provides a range of different resources for those in addiction, including counselling and other therapy services.

    They have a different approach from AA or NA, in that they do not treat addiction as a spiritual condition, but rather a behavioural problem that can be modified with proper treatment.

    SMART uses a clinical approach, offering treatments such as cognitive behavioural therapy and dialectal behavioural therapy as part of their services.

    Search for ‘SMART Recovery’ in your preferred browser to find out more about the services that they have available in your area.

    Home detox

    If you are seeking treatment for alcoholismand drinking fewer than 30 units per day, you might be eligible for a home detox.

    Home detox means that you would have appropriate medication sent out to you in the post, along with clear instructions on how to use them over the course of your withdrawal.

    This is a much cheaper option, but it’s worth considering that you will not have the other treatments that you would get at rehab.

    There are also a few more eligibility criteria around home detox, which we can discuss in detail with you over the phone.

    Al-Anon Family Group meetings

    Al-Anon meetings provide a forum for relatives of loved ones of addicted persons to share their thoughts and experiences with one another.

    A lot of people in this position find it very helpful to have a safe space where they can discuss these matters without having to worry about saying something offensive or triggering to the addicted person.

    Al-Anon operates in a similar format to Alcoholics Anonymous, in that it has its own set of guidelines and principles. However, it is a separate organisation.

    Outpatient treatment via a local Drug & Alcohol team in Hertfordshire

    Your local GP will be able to point you to a number of different addiction resources that are available in your area of Hertfordshire.

    This may include free-to-attend meetings such as AA or a non-12 step equivalent. They may also be able to put you in contact with the area’s drug and alcohol outreach team.

    Being under the care of the outreach times means that you will have someone to talk to in times of crisis, which can be a lifeline for people who are vulnerable.

    The services available will vary slightly depending on your area. Book an appointment with your GP today to discuss your options.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    The ASAM criteria

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    ASAM stands for the American Society of Addiction Medicine. They provide their own set of criteria to be used as a guideline for how to plan the best possible care for a person in addiction treatment.

    The personalisation of care is a very important part of rehab, as it is vital that the person receives a care plan that maximises their chance of long-term recovery.

    In the ASAM method, patients are assessed on six different criteria, which are as follows:

    • Acute Intoxication and/or Withdrawal Potential Exploring the individual’s past and current experiences of substance abuse and withdrawals
    • Biomedical conditions and complicationsExploring the individual’s health history and current physical conditions
    • Emotional, Behavioural, or Cognitive Conditions and Complications Exploring an individual’s thoughts, emotional issues, and mental health problems
    • Readiness to changeAssessing how willing and ready the person is to commit to the treatment process
    • Relapse, continued use, or continued problem potentialAssessing the individual’s unique relationship with drug or alcohol relapse or their continued use or problems
    • Recovery/living environmentassessing the individual’s living situation and how it pertains to recovery

    Substance abuse disorders according to the DSM-5

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    The American Psychiatry Association (APA) have their own manual for identifying and treating almost all known mental illnesses and disorders. This is called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-5 for short.

    The DSM-5 has its own system for identifying the severity of a person’s substance abuse, which features a number of symptoms within four distinct categories:

    • Impaired Control Using more substance than intended/using more often than intended; wanting to reduce intake but being unable to do so
    • Social ProblemsNeglecting responsibilities and/or relationships; giving up on activities that they used to care a lot about; not being able to complete tasks at work or school
    • Risky UseUsing drugs or drinking in risky settings or circumstances, continuing to use or drink despite knowing that there are problems
    • Physical Dependence Needing more of their preferred substance to gain the same effect from it; having intense withdrawal symptoms when not using

    The DSM-5 provides a scoring symptom for the above symptom, as follows:

    • Two or three total symptomsIndicates a mild substance abuse disorder
    • Four or five total symptomsIndicates a moderate substance abuse disorder
    • Six or seven total symptomsIndicates a severe substance abuse disorder (addiction)

    Although this is only one method of judging a person’s substance abuse problems, it is widely used in clinical addiction treatment and comes from a credible source.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    Alcohol abuse disorder identification test (AUDIT)

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    The Alcohol Abuse Disorder Identification Test, or AUDIT, was developed by the World Health Organisation as a way to gauge whether a person’s level of substance use is problematic.

    As with the DSM- substance abuse identification model, AUDIT provides a series of symptoms and asks the participant to add up a total score of how many apply to them.

    A score of 0 to 7 indicates a low risk of addiction, whereas a score of 20 or more would suggest a possible dependence.

    The AUDIT test is available to take on the UK Government’s official website – search ‘AUDIT alcohol test’ to take the test for yourself.

    Intervention in addiction

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    In many cases, it may take an intervention for a person in addiction to accept that they need professional help or to even acknowledge that they have an addiction of any kind.

    This might be down to a misplaced sense of pride or shame, or because they don’t know if they have what it takes to get through treatment.

    Whatever the reasons, an intervention is an effective way to get through to such a person, and at Rehab Recovery, we can provide advice on guidance on how to go about this.

    One way of handling this is by sitting down with the person as a group or a family, and explaining to them one by one how their addiction is hurting themselves and others.

    This is the traditional way of performing an intervention and is best done by involving a qualified intervention counsellor in the session.

    Another way of intervening in addiction is through the crafting method, which prefers positive reinforcement as an incentive, offering rewards to the person for making positive changes in their life.

    We can provide more information about either of these methods, free of charge. If you’re concerned about someone you know, please call us for a free consultation.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    Tips for choosing the right rehab

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    We are able to provide you with free information and advice about the various rehab clinics around Hertfordshire and can arrange a referral if you want to go ahead with treatment.

    Some people prefer to go off and do their own research on rehab clinics before committing to a placement, which is perfectly understandable.

    If you want to research the matter yourself, there are certain things that you should look out for when researching a private rehab clinic.

    • Track recordCheck how long the clinic has been in business – ideally you should choose somewhere that has been operating for 20 years or more.
    • ApproachabilityIt is important that you feel comfortable with the people at the clinic, so try to get a sense of how they are with people over the phone
    • Qualifications and/or certificationsIt is important that the people administering treatment at the clinic are well qualified and experienced
    • AffordabilityFind out the clinic’s pricing and compare it to the average market rate
    • Success ratesFind out what percentage of people who have been treated at the clinic have managed to stay in long-term recovery
    • Google reviewsAs with any other service, rehab clinics will have reviews on Google or elsewhere by people who have attended the clinic

    Do I need a detox?

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    Only certain substances require a medical detox intervention. The main ones are opiates (such as heroin), benzodiazepines (such as diazepam) and alcohol. All of these substances require a medical detox, probably with the use of medication.

    Other common drugs, such as cocaine, cannabis, ecstasy, and speed, do not require a detox.

    However, it is always better to be under supervision as you withdraw, due to potential psychological symptoms which may need to be managed.

    This is why it is always better to go through withdrawal and/or detox at a detox clinic. Going cold turkey from drugs that require detox is always very dangerous.

    How long does rehab last?

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    Drug & alcohol rehab Hertfordshire will usually last for 28 days for a full course of treatment. However, there are a number of other treatment options that take less time.

    For example, you could go to rehab for just a detox on its own, which would take between 7 and 10 days. This is a cheaper option, but it does not provide the added value of therapy and treatment.

    In some cases, a person in an extreme addiction can spend up to 90 days in rehab. However, this is rare, and most will not be there for longer than a month.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    Rehab for cocaine in Hertfordshire

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    It is no secret that cocaine use is rampant in the UK. In recent years, it seems to have become less of a social taboo, which is reflected in the increasing numbers of hospital admissions for cocaine abuse.

    Cocaine is viewed as a so-called ‘party drug’ and the majority of users would likely not consider themselves to have a cocaine addiction.

    However, the fact remains that cocaine is a highly addictive substance that can easily take over a person’s life in a relatively short space of time.

    If this has happened to you, the best course of action is to seek treatment for cocaine addiction at a dedicated rehab facility.

    Cocaine rehab does not require detox, but the clinicians on site will be able to monitor your mental and psychological wellbeing as you go through cocaine withdrawal.

    You will then be able to go through an intensive programme of therapy, in order to address the underlying issues at the heart of your cocaine addiction.

    At Rehab Recovery, we can help you to find a suitable drug & alcohol rehab Hertfordshire. Call us today to speak with one of our trained advisors.

    Rehab for heroin in Hertfordshire

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    As most people know, heroin is an intensely powerful opiate that is incredibly addictive. What most people don’t fully understand is just how widespread heroin abuse is in this country.

    Almost every town around the UK is affected by the symptoms of the heroin epidemic, with users suffering a wide range of physical and mental health problems.

    As well as damaging the user individually, the lifestyle associated with heroin abuse also does a great deal of damage to the community, often leading to an increase in crime.

    The best place to safely withdraw from heroin, and to get into recovery through treatment and therapy, is residential rehab.

    Part of the reason for this is that heroin withdrawal can be brutally difficult, and needs to be monitored and carefully managed by medical professionals.

    At drug & alcohol rehab Hertfordshire, you will be able to detox as safely as possible, with the assistance of the medical staff and the use of appropriate medication.

    Rehab for cannabis in Hertfordshire

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    Cannabis is one of the most widely used drugs in the UK, so much so that it is not uncommon to see people smoking the drug openly on the streets.

    Unfortunately, some people have a misconception about cannabis that is a harmless drug, or that it is not possible to get addicted to cannabis. Both of these are completely false.

    Cannabis use, especially over the long term, can amount to an increased risk of a number of different mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia.

    As is the case with any other illicit drug, if you are suffering from cannabis addiction, the best place to treat it is at rehab.

    At Rehab Recovery, we can help you to find cannabis addiction treatment at a top drug & alcohol rehab Hertfordshire.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    Therapies on offer at rehab Hertfordshire

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    Addiction is not a simple condition, and there are lots of different variables that make everyone’s addiction slightly different.

    Because of this, therapy at rehab usually takes many different forms, with each type of treatment emphasising a different part of a person’s addiction issues.

    Below is a list of potential therapies at your drug & alcohol rehab Hertfordshire, all of which will be administered by highly trained and experienced professionals on-site.

    Cognitive behavioural therapy

    Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a psychological intervention that encourages the patient to challenge their own thought patterns, as well as their emotional and biophysical responses to them.

    CBT is used to treat and manage a lot of problematic behaviours, from overeating to problem gambling. It is widely used as part of addiction treatment at rehab.

    Dialectical behavioural therapy

    Dialectal behavioural therapy is based around the same principles as CBT but is specifically used to treat a range of personality disorders.

    It has proven to be effective in treating the most debilitating symptoms of personality disorders, such as self-harm and suicidal ideation.

    It is common for people who struggle with addiction to also have a personality disorder, which often goes undiagnosed for a long period of time. Rehab treatment enables any such conditions to be identified, diagnosed and treated.

    Brief interventions

    Brief intervention is a broad term that describes any kind of short-term intervention and/or interruption of a person’s addiction or other problematic behaviour.

    This might be something as simple as providing them with a helpline number or putting together a plan to get through the next days or weeks in the best frame of mind possible.

    Fighting addiction is a lifelong challenge but is important to focus on maintaining your well-being in the short term as well. This is what brief interventions are designed for.

    Motivational interviewing

    Motivational interviewing (MI) is a specialist counselling technique which has the aim of resolving a person’s ambivalence or apathy about their future.

    Going through addiction and recovery can be a very draining process, and it can often leave a person in ‘survival mode’, focusing only on their short-term needs.

    MI as a technique is slightly different in that encourages the person to find their own sources of long-term inspiration and motivation, rather than prescribing it to them.

    Holistic therapies

    The term ‘holistic’ can have a number of different meanings. In the context of rehab, it refers to a range of treatments that are designed to benefit your overall wellbeing, as well as provide you with something positive to focus on.

    This could include such as art therapy, adventure therapy, music therapy, equine therapy, mindfulness meditation, yoga, gardening, tai chi, and others.

    Holistic therapies provide a sense of purpose and focus for a person at rehab, and can also provide them with a new hobby, skill, or even profession after they leave.

    Group therapy

    When going through the transformative experience of rehab, it can be very helpful to feel part of a small community. This is why group therapy meetings take up a large part of the schedule at rehab.

    These meetings provide a safe and open forum for people to share their thoughts and feelings, as well as learn from others like them.

    It is common for group therapy meetings to be chaired by a member of the on-site mental health team, or in some cases a senior group member.

    Individual therapy

    Although group therapy is a valuable part of the rehab experience, there are some things which are best discussed with a professional on a one-to-one basis.

    Rehab gives you access to the highest standard of mental health care, meaning that you can work through your issues with the help and perspective of an experienced professional.

    Family therapy

    One of the most difficult things about recovery is trying to repair relationships with friends and family that have been damaged by addiction.

    This is why family therapy is one of the treatments that is often offered at rehab – it gives an opportunity to try and mend those relationships together as a group.

    Family therapy sessions usually involve members of your family coming to the clinic and taking part in sessions with you in person. Obviously, this is subject to potential COVID-19 guidelines.

    Familial relationships are often complicated and fraught, so we understand if you do not want to take part in any kind of therapy. It will only happen if you consent to it.

    Co-dependency treatment

    Being in addiction can very easily cause a person to lose perspective on their life, including their interpersonal relationships and how healthy or unhealthy they are.

    Addiction can cause the person to develop toxic and/or co-dependent relationships as a means of survival. It can often take the improved perspective of sobriety and distance to see these relationships for what they are.

    At rehab, you will have professional help to assess your various relationships and identify those which may be harmful to your wellbeing.

    Twelve-Step Facilitation Therapy

    As mentioned in the section about AA and NA, these organisations centre their approach around a 12-step model.

    If you are committed to the 12-step programme, please be assured that you can have this incorporated into your care and treatment plan at rehab.

    Some rehab clinics value the 12-step approach more than others, and we can help you to identify which would be most suitable for your needs.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    Relapse prevention planning at rehab

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    Relapse prevention planning is one of the most important parts of rehab treatment. It is essential to prepare as well as possible for your reintegration into the outside world.

    This will mean drawing up a plan which sets out things, places, or people to avoid, as well as positive and proactive steps that you can take to bolster your own recovery.

    Some people like to use the HALT method of relapse prevention, which encourages people to make sure that they take care of their basic needs in order to reduce the chances of relapse.

    HALT stands for ‘Hungry, Angry, Lonely, and Tired’. All of these can be risk factors for relapse, and it is best to stay on top of these needs. Search HALT ‘relapse prevention’ to find out more.

    Another common theme of relapse prevention planning is committing to attending regular group therapy meetings. This could either be at AA, NA, a SMART meeting, or another equivalent.

    Relapse prevention requires a clear plan and a lifelong commitment to recovery. The payoff is a healthy, fulfilling life that is free from substance abuse.

    Addiction: A Disease Of The Mind

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    Addiction is often known as a ‘disease of the mind.’ This is because addiction is often a form of ‘self-medication’ used to cover up negative thoughts. These negative thoughts are usually the result of sexual or physical abuse suffered during the addict’s early years.

    For these reasons, addiction must be considered a symptom rather than the cause of the sufferer’s problems.

    To overcome the cause of the sufferer’s problems, addiction treatment must, therefore, focus on counselling and therapy sessions. These sessions aim to treat the underlying mental causes of addiction.

    When you contact Rehab Recovery, we ensure you receive counselling and therapy sessions that are best suited to helping you overcome your mental issues.

    There exist many hundreds of competing counselling and therapy techniques, and choosing the correct techniques is often difficult if you lack an advanced degree in psychology.

    Fortunately, Rehab Recovery assesses your needs and then ensures you attend a rehab clinic offering therapy and counselling that’s tailored to your needs.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    Do You Need Inpatient Rehab?

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    Inpatient rehab can be beneficial to anyone who suffers from addiction, but there are a few factors that can make it more important to some people.

    First, anyone who is considered to be at high risk of experiencing withdrawal should highly consider entering an inpatient treatment because withdrawal is when most relapses happen and can be dangerous if not monitored medically.

    Second, people who have experienced a relapse as it is clear that they need more help/support than what they previously received or were currently receiving. Finally, those who a less intensive treatment program was not working for.

    Rehab In Hertfordshire: The Options

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    Rehab Recovery offers a wide variety of treatment options in Hertfordshire. Each of these treatments offers its own particular advantages.

    The most popular treatment option is perhaps the most effective. This is known as ‘residential treatment’. As the name suggests, residential treatment requires you to move into the rehab clinic whilst you undergo your treatment.

    There exist many such clinics in the Herefordshire area. When you contact Rehab Recovery, we will help you select a rehab clinic that’s both affordable and suitable for your needs. This approach ensures you avoid rehab clinics that may not be best optimised in meeting your needs.

    The second most popular treatment option in Hertfordshire is known as ‘outpatient treatment’. Here, you receive treatment during the day and return home during the evening. The chief drawback of this sort of treatment is that you are not removed from temptation whilst undergoing treatment. For this reason, outpatient treatment is known for its high relapse rate.

    However, outpatient treatment is highly effective when combined with residential treatment. This means you receive residential treatment between 2-5 weeks, and then receive follow up treatment on an outpatient basis for a further 6-12 months. On this basis, outpatient treatment is highly effective in ensuring relapse does not occur during your first 12-months of sobriety.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    What Are The Benefits of Private Treatment?

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    There are many reasons why private treatment is considered to be one of the most successful treatment options for those who suffer from addiction.

    These are outlined in the table below:

    1. No Distractions

    First of all, when a person enters a treatment centre, they remove themselves from everyday stressors and distractions that can prevent a person from focusing on recovery and staying sober.

    2. Tailored Approach

    Second, treatment plans at private facilities are generally provided on a case-by-case basis for each patient, which means it is designed to help a specific person, with their specific circumstances.

    Other treatment options generally take a more one-size-fits-all approach, which is just generally not as successful for everyone.

    3. Medical Care

    Finally, in a private treatment centre, a person has access to 24/7 support from a team of professionals trained to help them through the recovery process.

    4. Peer Support

    During your inpatient stay, you will be sharing facilities and resources with people in a similar situation. Using this network of people for your own recovery has proven benefits, and private rehab often helps form bonds for life.

    5. Trigger-Free Environment

    In comparison to outpatient treatment, residential rehab offers a completely secure and safe surroundings. It does not enable recovering addicts to fall into old habits or meet up with negative people. It is impossible during inpatient treatment to run into situations where one might be ‘tempted’ to relapse.”

    The Admissions Process For Rehab In Hertfordshire

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    When you decided to enter treatment, the first step is to reach out to a treatment provider or centre. If you are looking for a centre for a loved one, you should complete this step before completing any kind of intervention. You may have to reach out to several facilities to find one that works for you.

    You can ask questions about their treatment methods, amenities, and services. You can also ask questions about cost and insurance policies. After you pick a treatment centre, the patient will undergo a pre-intake screening, which is usually done over the phone before the patient arrives at the facility.

    This will help the patient and provider evaluate whether they are a good fit, evaluate the level of care required, and learn important baseline information about the patient. After this, a person can schedule a time to be dropped off at the facility (it is important to secure these travel arrangements ahead of time.)

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    What to Expect from Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

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    Inpatient rehab usually starts with a medical detox (detox with the aid and supervision of medical professionals) and then personalised treatment. This personalised treatment is created after careful evaluation of a patient’s circumstance and generally includes various kinds of therapy.

    It can also include specific therapeutic activities, a diet plan, an exercise plan, and medicine if needed. This plan will be completed by the patient with the aid of a team of professionals, including doctors, nurses, therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, nutritionists, etc.

    How Long is Inpatient Rehab Hertfordshire?

    The length of inpatient rehab depends a lot on an individual’s situation. Some people will only spend a few weeks in rehab, while others may spend months or even a year or more.

    Often, a medical professional can give you a time estimate after initial screening, but discharge is generally decided by milestones a patient reaches, not a specific time.

    A combination of counsellors and doctors will decide when each patient is ready to be released. Remember, the discharge does not mean all treatment is over.

    How Much Does Inpatient Addiction Treatment Cost?

    Treatment cost depends on a few factors. First of all, the centre you choose. Some centres have more amenities and services than others and therefore, will typically cost more.

    The level of care a specific patient needs and the length of time they need to spend at the centre also play into how much treatment will cost.

    Additionally, some health insurance companies cover rehab, while others do not. Furthermore, some insurance companies will only cover rehab at certain facilities for a certain amount of time or up until a certain amount, and you will be required to pay the rest out of pocket.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    How Does Detox Work?

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    Detox is the initial stage of all substance abuse recovery, whether you are dealing with drug or alcohol abuse problems.

    This is the period of time where all traces of the substance leave your body and is also the time a person typically experiences the worst withdrawal symptoms.

    It is important this process is done with the aid of a medical professional and that the person is monitored 24/7 because some symptoms can be dangerous.

    Sometimes doctors will prescribe various medications during this process to minimise discomfort and prevent dangerous symptoms. Completing detox in a facility also decreases a patient’s chance of relapse.

    Start your recovery journey today by calling our expert team on 0800 088 66 86

    The Importance of Aftercare

    Aftercare is a critical component of avoiding relapse as it provides a person with ongoing support and aid to deal with life and long-term symptoms. When you enrol in a recovery programme with us, your treatment isn’t just limited to your stay at one of our centres.

    We provide all of our patients with 12 months of free aftercare services. Aftercare is any treatment a patient receives after leaving inpatient rehab. This can be with the facility that provided the inpatient treatment or an entirely separate program. Aftercare includes but is not limited to support groups, therapy, and continued medical support.

    This includes specifically tailored access to resources, self-help tips, and other support schemes to help you avoid relapse and triggers in the outside world. It also allows you access to a helpline that connects to one of our advisors in case of an emergency.

    But mainly, aftercare provides you with the confidence and power of knowing that we have your back, even after you leave our rehab centres.

    We also offer our drug and alcohol rehab services in a variety of locations across the UK, including LondonEssexOxfordshireReadingLutonSloughBerkshireBrighton and more!

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