Having an understanding about whether you need to begin the process of recovery all over again will depend on whether you have reverted back to your old habits or have fully relapsed and are using substances once again regularly.
It is important to stay positive after a relapse and treat your return to rehab as a setback than a failure. You need to be committed to the recovery process which takes quite some time before you can succeed in staying clean.
Many people relapse when they just come out of rehab, but a large percentage of them are able to overcome their momentary relapses and stay drug free for life. Adverse reactions and tendency to overuse are quite common when you regress and go off track; this reason is the peril of regression.
Your own wholeness and security is utmost in knowing whether to go back or not to rehabilitation.
Because of the high risk of relapse, people just out of rehab are strongly recommended joining support groups, like 12-step program, to stay sober. There is absolute relevance for knowledge of adequate and appropriate responses when you regress in order to achieve prolonged sobriety.
The severity of your condition for the return to substance abuse will determine whether you need to go back into rehab or not.
If a slip occurs it is very vital that you open up to your sponsor or counsellor so you can be offered assistance in coping. Acknowledgment of the event is key so you can start in enlisting the help and support to avoid another instance from happening. However, if a relapse has occurred, it is extremely important to stop using the substance and obtains help right away.
The intensity and duration of your relapse determine if you must undergo rehab again or not. There are differences between a single slip and a full relapse.
The medication and recovery program need to be reconsidered again so as to avoid any other chances of relapse. Presence of initiators, longings, uninteresting lifestyle and self-disbelief can make one to backslide to previous lifestyle. It should be noted that the over dependency on the alcohol or drug becomes more intense if they were on the road to recovery then relapsed. Reinforcement of the drug using habits is promoted by the fact that the user try to detach from his conscience because of disgrace and embarrassment. These feelings along with other factors contribute to a more challenging predicament that the patient undergoes. A relapse is a serious issue, as returning to abusing drugs has severe consequences.
The disease of addiction is a lifelong problem, and therefore, it must be controlled actively and managed every day during the recovery.
Returning to a treatment facility can be dreadful yet it can spell your peril should you decide against it. Please call us now if you need help finding a rehab after a relapse.
Going back to rehab is the right thing to do if you have relapsed. In order for the person have no contact with substances and to regain discipline, one should restart rehabilitation instantly.
It is suggested that seeking treatment from a different facility this time might be better in order to implement a new regimen that would be more effective.
Cognitive-behavioural therapy [CBT] is a commonly used mode of therapy to deal with addictions. This therapeutic process readies the patient in identifying and responding to the triggers and other psychosocial factors contributing to relapse. At the second attempt at rehabilitation, avoidance and harmless feedback to these initiators are discussed.
Taking a look at the events or emotions which may have triggered the relapse and learning how properly to deal about these issues in the future are also extremely important. Mind reflections and regular exercises are some of the ways that you can overcome these temptations. All these practices can provide recovering addicts the help, they need to manage stressful situations after the treatment program has ended.
One should be regarded as been brave and not weak when one restart rehabilitation. This means that a person is really interested in living a clean life and they are ready to do what it takes to achieve that.
This should serve as a reminder that although you can be slowed down by distractions, it can never stop you from reclaiming your life and sobriety.
Having achieved sobriety for some time, drug users show better commitment and stronger intent during their second stint not only in rehab but also after leaving it so that they can remain sober for life. To accomplish a sustained abstinence, re-doing rehabilitation after regression is recommendable.
We are urgently inviting you to reach us if you or your loved one is currently dealing with this situation, contact us on 0800 246 1509.