Knowledge Of Your Recovery Journey
Your current status determines if you should undergo rehab again, for instance if you've had a momentary lapse of control, just one-off slip, you probably don't need to go back to rehab, but if you're back to using drugs regularly, the answer is yes.
It is important to stay positive after a relapse and treat your return to rehab as a setback than a failure. You need to be committed to the recovery process which takes quite some time before you can succeed in staying clean.
It is common to relapse during the early stages of a recovery. However, many people who have failed have managed to bounce back again to regain control of their sobriety. 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.
Acknowledgment of the fact of the recent substance abuse should be considered in addition to your safety and health when deciding to back to rehab.
The 12 stages program and joining support groups is very instrumental in making sure that you don't relapse again. The time taken for recovery will also be shortened if you can overcome some of the temptations of recovering.
Why Do I Need Treatment Again
If the relapse is severe, undergoing rehab is recommended.
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. You can always stop the use of the drugs. However, if a relapse has occurred, it is extremely important to stop using the substance and obtains help right away.
The factors that determine whether you return to rehab or not include The duration you have been using alcohol. It is important for you to be able to keep a good head and identify an isolated case and a relapse.
- When you use a drug for a small time period, a few hours or a day, it is termed as a slip.
- A momentary lapse of judgment or a slip might make the person realize the risks they would be taking if they continues drug abuse, which in turn helps them stop before returning to the old ways.
- 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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What Causes Failure Of The Previous Regimen
Most times, regression shows that the management needs fine tuning and not that there is total failure of the therapy. Relapse is really just a looming shadow waiting for the chance opened up by your weakness and indiscretion. Users get more deeply dependent on the substance than before during regression. Remorse and shame felt by the patient when relapsing are the same factors pushing him to continue with the abuse. It becomes harder to stop the more the user indulges in the act of using. Because of the grave and sometimes fatal effects of regression, it should be treated with urgency.
It takes daily and constant treatment and discipline because dependence is an illness that lasts for years.
Going back for rehabilitation can be lifesaving despite the fact that it is an uncomfortable decision. We are more than willing to help you find the best options for your therapy, so contact us today.
The Second Stint Of Rehabilitation
A patient need to check back to the facility if they have slipped or gone back to the use of alcohol. In order for the person have no contact with substances and to regain discipline, one should restart rehabilitation instantly.
It will be best to find a centre which is taking a different approach from the one which provided you the treatment initially because the programs vary among the types of treatments offered along with their philosophies, and you also have an opportunity to have access to better results.
Cognitive-behavioural therapy [CBT] is a commonly used mode of therapy to deal with addictions. The factors that cause people to relapse back to the use of alcohol are studied on this program. At the second attempt at rehabilitation, avoidance and harmless feedback to these initiators are discussed.
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.
Utilising Rehab For A Second Time Does Not Mean You Failed
Returning to rehab should not be considered as a failure because it is indeed courageous that the individual has decided to opt for the treatment again. While this is not entirely a bad thing, this is where you make the realization that sobriety is an everyday way of life.
You've beaten addiction previously and there's no reason why you can't do the same 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. If you have decided to go back to rehab after a relapse, you can rest assured that you are obtaining your best chance of achieving a long-lasting recovery.
Contact us on 0800 246 1509 if your family member, friend or you need a place for rehabilitation after regression.