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Can I Get Clean On My Own?

Getting Assistance For An Addiction

If you decide to give up alcohol or drugs without any support, it can be risky and hard. Getting help through medical rehab will improve your chances of staying sober.

Making the decision to go into rehab is a big one and should not be made lightly. There are many things you have to consider when deciding whether or not to go for rehab this includes, how it will affect your loved ones, the time spends away from them, what others will say and how you will pay for the treatment.


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 offer comfort in a welcome environment and offer sobriety tools including:

  • Alcohol detoxification or Secure medications
  • Therapies that work and support groups
  • Counselling and support for long term sobriety goals
  • Relapse prevention

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Why Can't I Get Clean On My Own?

There are two main reasons to get specialized assistance when it comes about abandoning drugs or alcohol: assuring security during detoxification and setting the basis for durable recovery. Alcohol, benzodiazepines and many other drugs have such kind of dangerous side effects that lead anyone to death if using regularly. Medical supervision may deal with any risky effects the patient may be feeling and offer relief. They even determine the hidden reasons you started utilizing and why you utilize it regularly.


The have a solution of every problem. They are intent to help you out at every single step. They will make a personalized treatment program that is ideal for you once they have prescribed your personal requirements.

Following are the aspects of customize treatment program:

  • The seriousness of your addiction
  • Which substance you have got addiction to
  • The occurrence of co-occurring disorders
  • Friends and family support

Risks Of Self-Detoxing

If a patient has developed addiction to drug or alcohol substances, he becomes physically and psychologically dependant on them. The person is mentally and physically dependent on the drug.

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

Making the hard choice to get sober is an enormous and essential stage for your future. If you can begin right now, contact us on 0800 246 1509 for assistance in finding the appropriate rehab facilities to suit your needs.


There are many side effects of withdrawal like: Gloominess or suicidal feelings, seizure or shiver, heart problems Delirium tremens. So get the treatment from professionals who know how to carry out the detoxification.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression or Suicidal thoughts
  • Seizure or Shakiness
  • Heart Failure
  • Delirium tremens
  • Hallucinations

Medical Detox And The Drugs That Require It

You will be monitored by the doctors and nurses, they check your heartbeat and make sure about that nothing went wrong during medical detox.

  • This very important to observe during medical detox for regular users.
  • 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

Even though the list above is short, abusing any of these drugs can cause huge problems to your health that can lead to a supervised medical detox.

Some special medicines are used to help during detox process. 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 us today on 0800 246 1509 for the types of rehab available and even though there are a lot of types of therapies, settings and treatments, there are just two predominant kinds of rehabilitation: inpatient and outpatient.

Inpatient program implies staying under supervision within the centre during a certain period. 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. The benefits are great if you are working or studying and you have a supportive family behind you.

Patients whose addiction is severe would better choose inpatient treatment, although the ones with milder condition would find outpatient therapy more suitable.


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. Encouragement from like-minded people could mean the difference between relapse and recovery.

A study carried out in the 1970s showed that people living in poverty were prone to drug addiction. Bruce K. Alexander, a psychologist from Canada, discovered : rats that were living in secluded and dark conditions preferred water with drugs in it to pure one and quickly became addicted. But after being moved to another open place where the rats could communicate with other ones, most of them wanted to drink the pure water. This case illustrate the importance of support, communications and relations.

"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 said about Rat Park experiment, that creating contacts can influence one's success in quitting drug or alcohol use. 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 - someone to speak about their sensations, to assist entertain them with positive talks or to be a shoulder to cry on.
  • Physical - This type of support can include doing things for the patient, lending money and carrying out other errands.
  • This support include, giving compliments and positive criticism on an individual progress: Positive Feedback
  • Education - This can include methods of self help, tools for keeping sober and tips to prevent relapse.

Will Rehab Program Ensure My Staying Sober Long-Term?

Healthy diets, support groups, relapse prevention instructions and ongoing counselling are the tools giving by the rehab centres in long-term treatment program. When you allow yourself to be helped by a medical professional, you are ensuring you will remain sober in the long-term.