The longer a patient spends in hospital often the better chances of recovery.
28 days was a period of time dictated by insurance companies not by consultants. 90 days in rehab hospital is a very popular solution for patients self-funding or paying for treatment for alcoholism themselves. It is interesting that the NHS offers much longer periods of treatment, sometimes up to a year for alcoholism. Three months can offer an extremely firm foundation for alcoholics for getting better and connect addicts to consultants and therapist for ongoing aftercare a long time. alcoholics/addicts are introduced to various fellowships and are taken regularly to AA or NA and gain a firm understanding of what and how to change or maintain to assist in remaining sober.
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Guide to getting the best treatment
Wherever you live in East Lothian or Scotland, there is the perfect drug and alcohol inpatient rehab centre that can help you overcome your addiction. We'll help you find it.
Starting the rehab process
NHS rehab Process: Successfully dealing with addiction often requires outside help. Start by talking to your GP and asking to be referred. There's a wide range of NHS services that can help near Meadowmill and Humbie
Private rehab Process
Self-funding: you can self refer. This means you can literally call and book, or simply turn up with a credit card to your rehab hospital of choice. See admissions.
Health insurance: choose your rehab and then ask GP to write a referral letter for you to take away. Alternatively, ask the doctor of advice on which hospital or clinic he recommends. More.
Arriving at the treatment centre
This will differ at different facilities but it is much the same everywhere
- You will be assessed so that your treatment needs and medical requirements are understood and a treatment plan is created
- You may need to detox
- You may be assigned a consultant psychiatrist near Meadowmill. They are in overall charge of your care and medication plan. They may make suggestions based on your diagnosis for additional medication or individual therapy on top of group work
- You may then assigned to a group of other addicts etc.
- You are then possibly assigned a therapist or support worker/nurse locally in East Lothian
- You may be given 12 step recovery literature
- You are probably shown your room which you may have to share
- You might then meet the rest of the clients
Everyone is very friendly. The staff in East Lothian have seen it all before so you are just another addict trying to recover. As patients, you are all in the same boat as everyone feels as raw and vulnerable as each other so making friends is normally easy.
Components of a rehab programme
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Does rehab work in East Lothian?
Yes it does. There is a strong evidence base to support the treatment methods used at Castle Craig, as well as in support of residential rehabilitation treatment for drug and alcohol/addictions.
What Are The Success Rates? "Castle Craig's treatment is independently and scientifically proven to work. More."
What's it like? Click here for more information.
Two reasons why rehabs work so well
Local community-based or local outpatient services based in East Lothian does not offer this opportunity or level or isolation. It is proven that taking a person out of their home and away from 'using friends' or 'dealers' offers a better chance of staying sober long term.
Professional Addiction Support: Rehab in East Lothian offers a level of group support not available through community-based services. Addicts have many similarities with other addicts regardless of the drug (or behaviour) of choice.
People with a range of mental health problems can be very different from patients suffering from an addiction, although their symptoms, depression, anxiety etc may appear similar. An addict can often only find solace in another addict. Many rehab psychologists are recovering addicts/alcoholics.
AA and NA whilst very important as a way of staying sober are sometimes not sufficient in early sobriety, especially when detox is required. However, they are voluntary charities. They are not professional and cannot always identify or address other mental health issues. Members are not trained.
"The love and care they all give is tangible, which also allows them to challenge firmly(which all us addicts and alcoholics desperately need, even if we don't think we do). I am all gratitude." Bridget July 2019 East Lothian
Why rehab might not work:
- Absence of dual diagnosis residential treatment
- Rehab is too close to home in Meadowmill
- See addiction myths
Want an Addiction Recovery Program that works? See Getting into the right residential addiction centre for alcohol or drug misuse.
How long does rehab take?
Patients are usually admitted into treatment at a private clinic or hospital from four weeks to 6 months, depending on the severity of the addiction. The best results are achieved when people stay in treatment for at least 12 weeks. Detox can take place before admission or on arrival alongside other therapies. More.
A typical day in rehab
Days will differ from rehab to rehab and drug and alcohol/addiction to addiction. However, most rehabs in East Lothian will follow a similar pattern.
A significant focus during treatment is on achieving clarity about the issues, people and surroundings in your life that have fuelled the desire to abuse drugs or alcohol/problems with shopping, sex or love.
Sleeping in is not part of the programme. You get up early, get dressed, attend breakfast. Some clinics have morning meditation. Some clinics ask patients to clear away breakfast things on a rota.
- Breakfast is followed by group (often 90 minutes)
- Another Group (60 minutes)
- One to one session or Group (60 minutes)
- Group, yoga or Pilates session or lecture; (60 minutes)
- Possible meeting with your consultant, social worker, help team
- There is often written step or life story work to do
Evening time: Normally patients are bused to a meeting of AA, NA or relevant 12 step programmes.
Diet: A number of rehabs have adopted nutritional diets to combat mental health issues. There may be an absence of sugar and caffeine. Smoking is still allowed outside as it is said that addicts would not attend otherwise.
Devices: In some clinics phones or laptops use is forbidden or discouraged. Bear in mind that a person with internet or a gaming addiction may find other patient using their devices triggering.
Visitor/family contact: It was common for patients to be advised to limit any or all contact with friends or family during the first week of treatment. Again this differs by provider. NHS rehabs are often further from your home in Meadowmill as there are limited local resources which can make visiting difficult.
Can I leave: Yes, these are not secure facilities or locked wards.
Can I come back? Not always, the NHS is sometimes stricter, if you drink or use you may be barred from returning either, at all or within 48 hours.
Cost of rehab
Costs can range from £2,000 per week for a basic service to around £10,000 per week for a boutique service. Some clinics charge extras which have to be covered separately and which you may not anticipate in advance. More on Costs.
Ideal Rehab Location
Finding the best rehab programme for problems caused by drug abuse is vital to long-term success. But where close or far? Every addict is different. However, most doctors often recommend that removing patients away from their local environment where they may have drunk, used or acted out is probably a good idea.
It is better that the location is quiet and has an atmosphere that is both calm, peaceful and still 100% recovery-focused. However, that does not mean that city rehabs do not have appeal.
The difficulty with towns and city location is that offer easy access to alcohol and drugs, whereas locations without shops and fewer people make accessing substances that little bit harder. Perhaps this could be the difference between a moment's weakness leading to relapse or sobriety.
Recommended rehabs. One rehab that ticks all of these boxes is Castle Craig based outside Edinburgh. Only a 4-hour train ride or less from East Lothian. Over 10,000 patients have passed through our doors since 1988, and the majority have gone on to achieve, long-term abstinent recovery from their addictions. Another is Smarmore Castle in Ireland.
Why are more patients choosing Castle Craig
- Leading rehab hospital
- Drug and alcohol rehabilitation
- 24/7 recovery staffing
- Your support teams can help during your difficult moments
- Open 24 hours
- Family intervention
- Support for family members.
- Family support
- 99% of addicts from the Castle Craig addiction treatment programme stated that when they arrived on site, numerous staff made them feel welcome for treating drug abuse issues
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East Lothian drug and alcohol addiction resources
drug addiction often results in risk-taking behaviour due to intoxication: this could include violence, reckless driving or sexual behaviour, causing domestic violence, accidents and injuries.Other local areas: Pitcot, Staythorpe, Ardstraw, Rahony, Talwrn, Ardmore, Clonfeacle, Kilroot, Clocaenog, Pencoed, Kivernoll and Horrocks Fold.
The Price of Ignoring Our Problems of addiction
It's important to remember that in 2019/20 in Scotland, around 40% of people who successfully completed 12 step addiction centre did not return within 6 months.
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Please note Castle Craig does not treat sex addiction, however, treatment is available at other recommended UK rehabs.