When you drop by into any of our rehab facilities, what you will notice right away is the warm atmosphere filled with so much optimism, faith and compassion.
Sadly most people who we work with are only familiar with behaving in such a manner that attends to their main focus - to get away from reality and to dodge negative emotions and thoughts that they're re-enforcing and experiencing all the time.
Many people addicted to drugs and alcohol live in a world that doesn't follow the normal rules and societal 'standards'. Often they have ineffective limits and their behaviours can sometimes be immoral and go against what they recognize is the right thing to do.
Regrettably, these actions become "adopted" as they deal with life problems; for instance, you might know someone that is sure that he or she is telling the truth even though they are in fact lying on a regular basis. Broken relationships are often the only surrounding in which some of our patients know how to act; the embarrassment and guilt they feel don't allow them to seek help or to apologize and they are not able to experience real love. They are not capable of looking after themselves and because of their selfish and compulsive substance abuse, they do not have the motivation or time to look after others.
What we primarily attempt to achieve at Alcohol Rehab Herefordshire is to change all of this. We take you away from the substance with the help of our detox program because it is our priority.
Alcohol Rehab Herefordshire offers withdrawal that is medically supervised by a doctor and followed through by one of our certified nurses.
Through our primary, secondary and day-care treatment program, we are able to begin dealing with the mind and life force of addicts after we have cleared them off drugs or alcohol.
We offer a quiet and private space in which people can think about their life, feelings, what they have become and what they wish to be in the future. We also offer an atmosphere with rules and limits which offer the containment and structure. Basic rules like not showing up at group late, demonstrate to our clients that the outside world has conventions that exist to keep people secure and ensure just treatment. We endeavour to inspire optimism by way of example; for instance the knowledge that one of our specialists also went through drug dependency and has remained sober for over a decade now shows clients that this is possible.
During the whole treatment process we begin to equip people to foster good relationships. We achieve this by beginning with the creation of a family like environment where patients begin bonding with others who are in treatment with a sense of collective belonging while also rebuilding the faith and trust of their loved ones through consistent contact with friends and family. We then encourage patients to acknowledge their emotions, modify their thoughts and then modify their actions as well. We share to these individuals the concept of the 12 step programme which is really straightforward and useful and has assisted several individuals to be cleansed and sober for almost a century.
We permit people to make errors and take something from their errors, but we do confront people if they are unable to see what they should be seeing. Through the programme's strict structure and pseudo residential accommodation, our patients are also empowered to acquire new "learned" habits that are positive by, participating in a community where accommodation is shared while also taking up financial responsibility, going shopping, preparing meals etc. which teaches them how to operate in the world without the needing to take a substance every day.
Each day spent for treatment serves as a stepping stone towards long lasting achievement.
It is also our goal to support our clients' loved ones.
This is definitely vital since these are the very individuals who will spend more time with our clients after their treatment; thus, here at Alcohol Rehab Herefordshire, the immediate family are given the chance to interact with those who have experienced the same difficulty so that they gain insight on how to assist their loved one soon after.
All of this is completed between 2 to 24 weeks. A lot of our clients have been addicts for too long and have been feeling miserable for many years before they decided to come to Alcohol Rehab Herefordshire. It actually takes a long time to undo all the issues that come to a person's life while in addiction which means that having more time to adopt to the new lifestyle, the better the results in the long term. Re-housing and relocation via Alcohol Rehab Herefordshire housing are also offered, if someone needed a truly fresh start to life in a new town, with new people and real opportunity.
Regardless of how long the person has used our services, we always try to give them firm support for a new life towards complete recovery and fresh start.