To say it honestly: nobody would ever fall for any drugs if it didn’t feel good at some point of using at the beginning. The problem occurs when you wake up one morning and realize that you have missed figuring out when has it exactly took the control over you and your whole life, pulling you dangerously downwards. Something that was current pleasure at some point turned to be an insidious killer getting under your skin, taking the commands and the toll. Next thing you witness is you, your life in every aspect of it and people around you suffering and being exposed to the consequences of your addictions. Depending on how deep you got yourself into trouble, it may often seem like a road with no return, but you’re wrong. However hopeless it appears to be, there is always a way out if guided properly.
The modern medicine never talks about definite curing of an ex-addict, but about permanent abstinence, with relapses here and there during the process of achieving sobriety being expected and normal. If designed in the right way, highly personalized, with comprehensive approach aiming into a main cause that leads to drug abuse, the rehab process can come up with quite a positive outcome.
There is no a uniform approach to drug rehab effective and useful for every patient, but there is some general step that should be followed to get patient clear, keep him that way and help him create some meaningful life without drug involved.The first step towards every change in life is to make a decision truly within yourself. Though it sounds like a cliché, it is the most important part, because all the doubts and lack of belief in success or any pre-made mental retreat will sabotage the actual change.
Once the decision is made, the best way is to go deep into details and to analyze of personality and root reasons that lead to addictions at the first place. Pointing a finger directly and precisely into the main problem will enable the patient and the experts involved with drug rehab process to come up with healthier ways of dealing with a given problem to avoid drug abuse every time the problem occurs. Whether it’s dealing with stress, loneliness, identity crises or anything else, there are always better ways to cope with those life aspects.
Choosing adequate drug rehab center, program adjusted according to every patient’s needs and characteristics and sticking to all the steps of the program is the center of the process. High-quality rehab program should deal with more than just a mere drug addiction, focusing on revision, adaptations, and improvement of every aspect of patient’s life. The new regime has to include avoiding all reminders and risk factors with potential to trigger relapses and to promote various alternative lifestyles providing the patient with the whole new sources of inspiration, support, environment, and atmosphere.
Ups and downs and expected relapses during the process are normal integrated part of it and every patient should surround himself with supporting and loving people to help him overcome these turbulent and challenging periods.Read More