Schedule: Monday - Sunday - 00:00 - 24:00

Can I Do Rehab On My Own?

Getting Assistance For An Addiction

Trying to quit drugs by yourself is hard and could be risky. Before getting any type of treatment program, one need to analyse that how much chances they have to increase their soberness.

Choosing if you should or not go to rehabilitation is an immense choice. You can face some problems regarding addiction and rehab centres as well as financial problems and difficulties connected with staying away from home.


Whilst it is comprehensive to have doubts, rehabilitation may assist you in so many ways and it effectively raises your chances of a prosperous durable recovery.


This may make you think about going it alone and trying to get sober by yourself. Rehab centres offer comfort in a welcome environment and offer sobriety tools including:

  • Detoxifying from Alcohol Addiction Safely
  • Safe treatments and support groups
  • Counselling and support for long term sobriety goals
  • Instructions for relapse prevention

Ready to Get Help?

CALL US NOW ON 0800 246 1509



What Is The Risk Of My Quitting On My Own?

Two major aspects make qualified help essential for successful quitting and recovery: providing supervision over detoxication and ensuring long-term sobriety. Alcohol and some drugs can cause dangerous side effects during detox and can be deadly if not monitored by medical professionals. Professional guidance can handle any serious symptoms and ensure safety. At such treatment centres, the cause of the problem, the triggers of your addiction are also dealt with to make sure you will be able to live without relapsing once you get off the substance.


The have a solution of every problem. They are intent to help you out at every single step. After analysing your specific requirements, the rehab specialists will develop a tailored therapy plan to suit them.

What to consider when putting together a customized plan may include:

  • How severe your addiction is
  • What drug are you addicted to
  • The existence of co-occurring disorders
  • Family atmosphere and social groups

Risks Of Self-Detoxing

Whilst addicted to drugs or alcohol your body will have become dependent on that substance. This indicates that their system and brain have adapted for the presence of the drug.

Removal of the addiction substance will cause an imbalance which will lead to withdrawal symptoms that can be deadly.

If you make to this tough decision about becoming sober, you need to take a crucial step and stick to it for the rest of your life. Lets us find a perfect rehab centre for you call 0800 246 1509.


There are many side effects of withdrawal like: Gloominess or suicidal feelings, seizure or shiver, heart problems Delirium tremens. So get the treatment from professionals who know how to carry out the detoxification.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression or Suicidal thoughts
  • Seizure or Shakiness
  • Heart Failure
  • Delirium tremens
  • Hallucinations

Drugs That Should Be Treated With Medicine During Detox

The treating personnel keeps track of your vital signs including pulse during a detox program ensuring you are safe.

  • The reason for this monitoring becomes apparent when certain drugs are involved and when heavily addicted persons are detoxifying.
  • This is a list of some of the drugs that need a supervised medical detox:
  • Prescription pain pills
  • Alcohol
  • Heroin
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Inhalants
  • Methamphetamine
  • Club drugs such as ecstasy

Abusing any of these drugs in the list above can lead to a supervised medical detox.

Medication is available that will relieve detox symptoms from certain addictions and this is highly recommended to aid in long-term sobriety. These drugs have side effects of forming a drug habit without offering a high to reduce general withdrawal effects.


Are You Prepared To Get Help

Call us on 0800 246 1509 for assistance in locating an understanding therapist


The different types of rehab include various therapies, setting and treatments and there are two main kinds of rehab, outpatient and inpatient so call 0800 246 1509 to find out.

Inpatient program implies staying under supervision within the centre during a certain period. Surround yourself within healthy environment, getting personal attention, having right to use ongoing training and education-these help you to decrease your persuasion. These all are the benefits.

Outpatient Treatment - This type of facility will allow you to receive treatment for your addiction whilst you are still living at home so you can continue with normal life whilst on the road to sobriety. Outpatient treatment gives some benefit for example: to carry out their office work or school, be with family and friends during treatment.

Patients whose addiction is severe would better choose inpatient treatment, although the ones with milder condition would find outpatient therapy more suitable.


Why Support Is Necessary During Recovery

You might feel you can quit on your own and do it safely, but, there is an added benefit to socialize with others facing the same issues. Encouragement from like-minded people could mean the difference between relapse and recovery.

A study carried out in the 1970s showed that people living in poverty were prone to drug addiction. Psychologist Bruce K. Alexander a Canadian did an experiment that showed that rats put in a dark solitary place, they chose drug-infused water over clean water developing addiction quite fast. On the other hand, when established in surroundings with open areas and other rats to socialize with, nearly no rats picked to consume the drug water. This simple case demonstrates how essential is to have interaction, support and exercises that supply an empty place many choose the substances in order to fill.

"Along with this understanding comes a much greater emphasis on attempting to establish addicted people in a welcoming community, thereby reducing their need for addictive compensations." Psychologist Bruce K. Alexander on Rat Park experiment

Psychologist Bruce K. Alexander said about Rat Park experiment, that creating contacts can influence one's success in quitting drug or alcohol use. Family relationships, counsellors and others in therapy can also provide the support and encouragement you will need to gain sobriety.

  • An addict's has the social support in many variety during recovery process:
  • Emotional - someone to speak about their sensations, to assist entertain them with positive talks or to be a shoulder to cry on.
  • Physical - This is where the person will need someone to help in running errands, stepping in when finances are low and everything in between.
  • Positive Encouragement - Noting a former abuser's successes, admitting his accomplishments, providing constructive critique, etc.
  • Teaching - This section can consist of such activities as giving comprehensive information about professional treatment programs and teaching strategies to prevent relapse.

Will Going To Rehab Help Me With Long-Term Recovery?

Healthy diets, support groups, relapse prevention instructions and ongoing counselling are the tools giving by the rehab centres in long-term treatment program. If you decide in favour of a professional assistance when giving up alcohol or drug abuse, you are making the right choice for long-term recovery.