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Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centres in Blackpool

Addiction Helper advises substance abusers and their families regarding the options they have for treatment, counselling and support. This leads to questions we are more than happy to answer. Whether clients want to know more about alcohol and drug rehab in Blackpool or they just have a few questions about detox, we are more than happy to spend whatever time is necessary to give them the information.

Where detox is concerned, there are more options than most people realise. The more options people have to choose from, the more likely they are to agree to get help for substance abuse or addiction. And that’s what drug and alcohol rehab in Blackpool is all about: getting help to those who want and need it.

In this article, you will learn about the numerous options for detox. If you have any more questions, don’t hesitate to contact Addiction Helper and speak with one of our fully trained counsellors. All our services are completely free and absolutely confidential.

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab in Blackpool

The first form of detox is associated with outpatient drug and alcohol rehab in Blackpool. It is called ‘outpatient’ because patients leave, or ‘go out’ from, treatment facilities at the end of each day’s treatments. An outpatient detox programme would consist of visiting a local clinic every day for 5 to 7 days of treatment.

Outpatient detox is medically supervised to a certain degree. In most cases, that means daily medical assessments by a registered nurse or doctor who might also prescribe certain medications to ease the withdrawal process. One good example would be prescribing methadone to help heroin addicts slowly withdraw.

Medical personnel who administer outpatient detox expect that their patients will also seek additional help and support along the way. That might include group support participation, professional counselling, and other therapies designed to give patients some sort of outlet that keeps them away from alcohol and drugs.

Home Detox before Starting Rehab in Blackpool

A specialised form of outpatient detox is known as home detox. This kind of detox requires a particular kind of home environment to be successful. Still, patients whose doctors believe they would benefit from outpatient detox but have no means of accessing it may be candidates for a home programme.

Home detox requires a fully supportive home environment – including others who live in the home. Under this arrangement, a registered nurse visits the home on a daily basis through the first few days in order to monitor the patient’s health and administer any prescription medications. The visits are less frequent as the patient progresses through detox.

Inpatient Drug Rehab in Blackpool

The second form of detox is related to inpatient alcohol and drug rehab in Blackpool. It is called ‘inpatient’ because patients remain in, or at, the treatment facility for the duration of their treatments. This form of care is also known as residential treatment.

In a residential setting, detox is medically supervised by doctors and registered nurses. A patient’s health is constantly monitored just in case an emergency arises, and prescription medications may be used to ease withdrawal symptoms if appropriate.

The main advantage of inpatient detox is that it can be completed much more quickly. The standard residential detox is over within 5 to 7 days; outpatient or home detox can be quite a bit longer under some circumstances. Unfortunately, there are substance abusers and addicts who begin outpatient detox programme and never quite finish it.

‘Quick’ Detox for Drugs or Alcohol

The third form of detox and one we do not recommend without serious consideration of all the options is known as ‘quick’ detox. This type of detox gets its name from the fact that it can be completed in as little as 3 to 5 days. Proponents of quick detox believe that through the use of intravenous vitamins and minerals they can substantially reduce the time needed for detox and recovery.

Quick detox is not necessarily out of the question in every case of substance abuse. For some people, it may prove rather effective as the first step toward rehab. However, we urge our clients to be very cautious about quick detox.

It may be entirely possible for someone to completely detox from drugs and alcohol in 3 to 5 days. But it’s not the norm. The chemicals in addictive substances tend to linger a bit longer than a 3-to-5-day detox programme accounts for. More importantly, though, drug and alcohol rehab goes well beyond mere detox.

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First Steps: What Precedes Addiction Rehab

The most important thing you need to know about rehab in Blackpool is that detox is just the first step in a comprehensive treatment plan that results in a full and complete recovery. Not only is detox alone insufficient for people clinically diagnosed as addicted, but a quick detox for such patients may also actually do some harm by offering false hope.

Addiction Helper is quick to recommend residential drug and alcohol rehab for most cases because of its superior results. Residential rehab doesn’t merely offer detox and then stop at that. It follows up with a full range of psychotherapeutic treatments and months of aftercare.

Detox is a necessary first step to allow the body to begin healing itself from the physical damage done by substance abuse. Detox also allows the brain to resume normal functioning once again. What detox cannot do is address thought patterns and emotions. Just because someone goes through detox does not mean his or her thinking has been restored. This is why psychotherapeutic treatments follow detox.

Psychotherapy helps recovering substance abusers regain control of their thoughts and emotions. Combined with physical detox, this extra therapy greatly increases the chances of a full and permanent recovery.

Now you know your options for detox. If you’re in need of alcohol or drug rehab in Blackpool, the place to start is by contacting Addiction Helper. We’ll explain all the treatment options before recommending what is most likely to work based on your circumstances.

We offer dedicated local treatment across Lancashire including Chorley, Thornton-Cleveleys, Fleetwood, Lancaster, Preston, Barrow-in-FurnessMorecambe, Lytham St Annes, Skelmersdale, Fulwood, Haslingden, Ormskirk, Penwortham, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Rawtenstall, and Leyland.