As an old saying,"A problem shared is a problem halved". In the context of drug counselling sessions that provide the ultimate therapy for addicts seeking a chance to talk through their problem with a group of professionals and supportive peers who know exactly what they're going through that's never been truer.
Rehab is a pivotal element of drug addiction recovery as well as a gradual, structured detox programme.
Drug support groups and drug counselling are an extremely effective means of maintaining and achieving freedom from active addiction within the rehab process. The techniques used can include group work, relapse prevention, Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and individual counselling to name but a few.
Treatment talk is part of drug counselling through discussion in exploring individual drug condition. In this, reasons for your drug use may be included but you may as well focus on the ways to resist urge to take drugs or to achieve other goals you aspire to, but at the end it can be a mixture of all of these. There are other forms of therapy that are used for drug problems but cognitive behavioural therapy and motivation treatment approaches are the best well-known therapies. You might be offered a type of group therapy or some therapeutic work timetable with your loved one along with being offered a type of individual therapy, if your situation demands it.
Active support groups are on hand to assist addicts undergo healing process through dialogue:
First there is Narcotics Anonymous which is a voluntary organisation and anyone who needs help can be its member, and factors such as what drug or combination of drugs they have used, sex, age, religion, race, class or creed are not an issue. The only thing their members need is a desire to stop using drugs. Their primary service is an expectation of complete abstinence and the weekly local meetings that follow a series of 12 principles. Members personal experiences with each other brings about solutions to their problems in the meetings.
Second, there is Cocaine Anonymous which is a society of people who share their strength, hope and personal experience amongst themselves to solve their mutual problem and help others fight with the addiction. Same as in first case, only thing you need is a will to stop using cocaine and other addictive substances. They use Twelve Step programme as well which involves a series of things that need to be done on a road to recovery from addiction, and believe that sharing experience among addicts is a key step which is hard to get through different methods.
SMART Recovery (SMART) is a method that tries to assist people with managing their recovery from any behaviour that causes dependency and it is based on science. SMART is short for 'Self Management And Recovery Training' and help patients find out if they have a problem and then help them by increasing their motivation to change and offer a set of reliable techniques which lead them on a road to recovery.
If you or someone you love is having problem with addiction we at Alcohol Rehab Newcastle can help you get the right help at the right time. Call us on 0800 246 1509 to get the first hand consultation by contacting to one of our staff.