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Is Returning To Rehab A Good Decision

Putting Your Road To Sobriety In Perspective

Having an understanding about whether you need to begin the process of recovery all over again will depend on whether you have reverted back to your old habits or have fully relapsed and are using substances once again regularly.


It does not signify personal or method failure when one goes back to rehabilitation. You need to be committed to the recovery process which takes quite some time before you can succeed in staying clean.

Recovery is a challenging process as some people tend to go back to the use of alcohol and drugs just after getting out of the rehab. It is important to note that relapse can be very harmful to you will suffer the side effects and impacts of the substance once again.


Staying drug-free should be the primary governing factor when you make the decision of going back or not to rehab.


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. There is absolute relevance for knowledge of adequate and appropriate responses when you regress in order to achieve prolonged sobriety.


Reasons To Need Treatment Again

You can be put back to medication if the relapse has caused your addiction to have negative effects on your body.

If a slip occurs it is very vital that you open up to your sponsor or counsellor so you can be offered assistance in coping. Seek support and put the double amount of effort to stay clean. However, if a relapse has occurred, it is extremely important to stop using the substance and obtains help right away.


The immediate consideration that you look into in deciding to back to rehab should be the frequency and amount of your substance abuse. It is important for you to be able to keep a good head and identify an isolated case and a relapse.

  • One can use alcohol for a short while and this is defined as a slip.
  • They try as much as possible no to get addicted again to alcohol.
  • Relapsing more than once instance of abuse and the urge has returned that it had become a habit you can no longer control.
  • This is the time people start skipping meetings and try to keep away from the other members of the support groups.

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Why The First Treatment Failed For Me

Most times, regression shows that the management needs fine tuning and not that there is total failure of the therapy. It's tempting to back to old ways because of a number of reasons, like stress, feeling of boredom, and cravings. Users get more deeply dependent on the substance than before during regression. When someone relapses, they tend to use alcohol even more since they become guilty of failing their efforts and that of others. Withdrawal becomes hard as each day of relapse passes. The results of a relapse are usually very catastrophic.


The road to recovery needs commitment and daily care for a very long time so that the addict does not fall back to addiction.

Returning to a treatment facility can be dreadful yet it can spell your peril should you decide against it. Please call us now if you need help finding a rehab after a relapse.


Undergoing Treatment For The Second Time

If you are clearly in a relapse situation, returning to a treatment facility is a no brainer. In order for the person have no contact with substances and to regain discipline, one should restart rehabilitation instantly.

It is suggested that seeking treatment from a different facility this time might be better in order to implement a new regimen that would be more effective.

Cognitive-behavioural therapy [CBT] is a commonly used mode of therapy to deal with addictions. This therapeutic process readies the patient in identifying and responding to the triggers and other psychosocial factors contributing to relapse. During your second rehab you can learn ways to dodge and handle triggers.

Addressing the root cause that helped drive the addiction is also one important thing that a CBT can tackle. 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.


Returning To Rehab Is Not An Admission Of Failure

It can be viewed as a setback which makes you smarter, stronger and even more resilient this time around. Knowing the problems associated with relapse and loving yourself enough to live healthy are very important.

You have picked yourselves before earlier, and you just need to do it all over again.

Having achieved sobriety for some time, drug users show better commitment and stronger intent during their second stint not only in rehab but also after leaving it so that they can remain sober for life. To accomplish a sustained abstinence, re-doing rehabilitation after regression is recommendable.

Contact us on 0800 246 1509 for help in case you or someone for whom you care much has relapsed, so call us today.