What You Need To Know About Recovery
Recognizing whether you have relapsed or not is very crucial despite the fact that it could be tricky to stay objective in evaluating your situation.
The recovery process does not become unsuccessful if you go back to rehab. The journey of addiction has long-lasting effects, and it is essential to act as and when required in order to remain in the path to recovery.
Some people attain quickly abstinence almost immediately after their backsliding which is quite conventional in the first few months. A relapse is always dangerous because after you have stopped using the substance, you can be certain that you have lost the tolerance to the substance. You are highly likely to experience side effects, which will be negative or overdose when you begin to use the substances again.
Your health and safety have an important role to play within your decision to return to rehab and this information should be primary on your mind.
Because of the high risk of relapse, people just out of rehab are strongly recommended joining support groups, like 12-step program, to stay sober. Keeping a good sense of awareness in taking the needed steps once you have relapsed is also very helpful.
When Do I Consider Submitting To Therapy Again
The severity of your condition for the return to substance abuse will determine whether you need to go back into rehab or not.
In the event of a slip, you can easily get back on the right path by having a meeting and discussing the slip with a sponsor or a counsellor to avoid the triggers. Acknowledgment of the event is key so you can start in enlisting the help and support to avoid another instance from happening. On the other hand, it is best to fight the urge once you have gone deep into the habit again and ask for immediate help.
The immediate consideration that you look into in deciding to back to rehab should be the frequency and amount of your substance abuse. Total regression can be tell apart from just an isolated goof.
- A short-lived event which is usually only for a day when the substance is used for a brief period is identified as a "slip."
- When a slip happens, the person understands the risk he or she may have taken and stops using the substance before sliding back into an addiction all over again.
- A full relapse is when a user starts using the drug with the same intensity as or greater intensity than before for a considerable length of time.
- When a user experiences a relapse, he or she is likely to miss therapy sessions.
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Why Treatment Did Not Work For Me The First Time
Most times, regression shows that the management needs fine tuning and not that there is total failure of the therapy. The temptation to go back and use alcohol is normal. It is said that the addiction becomes even stronger once relapse sets in. It is the feelings of shame and guilt, which provide for the impetus to drive the substance abusing behaviour with the sole intention to number any uncomfortable emotions. Every single instance of drug use after rehab weakens chances of recovery. The results of a relapse are usually very catastrophic.
To come out of addiction, continuous effort needs to put.
Returning to a treatment facility can be dreadful yet it can spell your peril should you decide against it. We are more than willing to help you find the best options for your therapy, so contact us today.
Round Two Of Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation from alcohol or other substances should be sought immediately if you regressed. Enrolling into a treatment program following a relapse ensures you stay away from the drug and can restart recovery.
Different programs have different treatment methodologies and that's why you might benefit from enrolling into a different program than the previous one.
No other therapy is so widely and successfully used to treat addiction than cognitive behavioural therapy. The factors that cause people to relapse back to the use of alcohol are studied on this program. During a return visit to a rehab information about how people can respond differently to these triggers and how to avoid them completely is something that can be learned and can also be worked upon.
Taking a look at the events or emotions which may have triggered the relapse and learning how properly to deal about these issues in the future are also extremely important. You could very well have a requirement to find new methods to deal with the stress and explore techniques of relaxation such as deep breathing, meditation and yoga. Once you are out of rehab, doing these things can help you stay clean and avoid the triggers.
It Is Not A Failure If You Start Rehabilitation Again
One should be regarded as been brave and not weak when one restart rehabilitation. He or she has realised the dangers of falling back into addiction and valued your life to bring in a positive change. This is the matter which gains importance at this stage.
This should serve as a reminder that although you can be slowed down by distractions, it can never stop you from reclaiming your life and sobriety.
The addicts are always more committed to the process the second time they report back to a rehab and always recover during this phase. Attempting to beat the odds the second time has familiarity and skills at your side.
Contact us on 0800 246 1509 if your family member, friend or you need a place for rehabilitation after regression.