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Valium Addiction

Valium Addiction: Signs, Help & Therapy

You might be a mother looking for help for a son, or you might be looking for how to reduce or stop taking Valium. That’s OK here is how to get better.

Admitting you need help is the first, and the hardest, step into the beginning of your recovery journey.

Developing an addiction to Valium is a serious problem for the person who is taking it. Those who take Valium, or know someone who does, are aware of how upsetting it can be for the life of the users and their loved ones.

We can help. We have years of experience with addiction and continue to help many people begin their journey to getting the help they need. 

Valium addiction overview

How to spot an addiction?

Using alone without other people knowing

  • Hiding your usage
  • Memory loss
  • Lying about the amount you take
  • Using it to shut out negative thoughts
  • Trying to forget memories or traumas
  • Trying to numb any pain – physical or psychological
  • Using it to turn down thoughts of guilt and shame
  • Others being concerned about your behaviour
  • Turning into a different person

Treatment: Valium rehab

  • Treatment programmes that last from 28-90 days
  • 1-3 week detoxes
  • Identifies any co-occurring mental health conditions
  • Outpatient sessions
  • Inpatient “life-changing” programmes

Like any addiction, dependency on prescription pills is treatable.

If you are addicted to Valium and struggling to give it up, or you’re concerned about a friend or loved one, don’t delay and take the first step towards effective treatment and recovery as soon as possible.

Explore the options of treatment for Valium addiction at a residential rehab, with medical staff on hand to help you every step of the way.

Some rehab choices in the UK

Just because addiction has begun, it doesn’t mean it can’t end. 

Visit our rehab comparison guide to choose the best rehabs for Valium addiction.

The best hospital is Castle Craig for Valium addiction. At Castle Craig, the treatment they offer patients includes:

  • A detox programme that is medically supervised
  • Mental and physiological assessment at the start of programme
  • A personalised detox regime
  • 24/7 medically monitored detox
  • Nursing staff to supervise patients

Types of therapy for Valium addiction

Like addiction to any substance, the long-term treatment pathway involves physical detox and withdrawal, followed by a recovery that can include group therapy and psychological treatments undertaken in a residential rehab facility, like Castle Craig, for example.

The journey will require patience, effort, understanding and vulnerability. 

Therapy is going to aim at helping you build a better, stronger relationship with yourself so that you can cope with whatever life throws at you reasonably.

Detox and therapy benefits

  1. Be in a secure and safe environment
  2. Medically managed detoxes with round the clock, 24/7 care and support
  3. Opens you up to a life-changing diagnosis that ensures you receive the correct help
  4. Experienced team of doctors, nurses and therapists (note, not all facilities will have onsite medical staff – ask us to see who does)
  5. Personalised rehabilitation and aftercare programmes (some facilities)
  6. Work on strategies to prevent relapse

Getting professional help

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Alison Summers – Addiction Support Specialist. Talk to us on LiveChat!

Getting the right help for a Valium addiction is important for the individual and their loved ones.

Residential rehab is the most successful method of weaning valium addictions off and giving the user the best chance of staying sober.

Addiction is not something that individuals have to live with, there is always a way to help people who want to begin their recovery process and begin a happy life without a dependency on Valium.

What can you do today?

If you want to help someone who is struggling with Valium and encourage them to get help, it is important that you calmly approach them about their problem. It is hard for addicts to admit that they need help and are struggling, so it is important to encourage them to seek help by being a positive support system

How someone can support an addict to get help includes:

  • Not enabling their addiction and ensuring that you do not give in to their temptations.
  • Being compassionate to what they are going through.
  • Not focusing on making your loved one feel guilty or shameful of their addiction.