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Rehab Clinic in London for Alcohol or Drug Problems

These days there are a number of different paths available for people who want to break away from addiction. The consensus now in the recovery community is that there is no one approach that is going to work for everyone, meaning that people breaking away from substance abuse need to find the approach that is most likely to work for them. There are now many different rehab clinic in London options, meaning there will almost certainly be something to suit every person looking for help.

How to Find the Most Appropriate Rehab Clinic London

The way to find the most appropriate addiction rehab is to consider the needs of the person and to match this with what is available. Here are just some of the things that need to be considered when doing this type of assessment:

  • Even though many rehabs claim to be able to treat every type of addiction, they will usually only specialise in one type. It is best to choose a rehab that has plenty of experience with dealing with the addiction in question.
  • The philosophy of the rehab will be important - for example, if the person is resistant to faith-based treatments, they will probably do better in a rehab that provides a more secular approach.
  • If the individual has special requirements (e.g. they have a dual diagnosis), they will want a rehab that is able to deal with this.
  • Those having special mobility needs (e.g. they need to use a wheelchair) will need to make sure that the rehab will be able to cater for this.
  • Those who have been using alcohol or drugs for many years will likely need some type of supervised detox.
Is Rehab Really Necessary?

There are individuals who are able to break away from alcohol or drugs without going to rehab, but plenty of others really struggle without building a strong foundation for their new life as part of an inpatient program. Those serious about breaking away from addiction will want to give themselves the best possible chance for success, and this is what going to rehab is all about. It means that the individual will be protected during the most delicate time of their recovery, having the opportunity to begin developing skills that will serve them well once they go home.

How to Get the Most Out of Rehab

Just choosing one of the rehab clinic in London treatment options is not going to be enough by itself to ensure long-term recovery. Even if the person goes to the best facility in the world, they will still need to make an effort in order to get the most out of this experience. The individual has to enter this program with a very open mind, being willing to do whatever it takes to create their new life. The person needs to understand that their way of doing things just doesn't work so they need to develop the humility to let go of many of their beliefs and start again.

Another very important aspect of getting the most from rehab is to be fully prepared for the move home. This transition from a protected environment back to the real world can be traumatic, so it is vital that the individual has appropriate aftercare in place. It will be better for them to have too much support when they go home than to have too little. Usually those individuals who underestimate their aftercare needs are most at risk of relapse.

Health Insurance

Our Rehabs accept most of the major private health insurers.

  • AVIVA Health Insurance
  • AXA Health Insurance
  • Bupa Health Insurance
  • Standard Life Health Insurance
  • Vitality Health Insurance
  • Cigna Health Insurance
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