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Drug Rehabilitation Facility St. Louis
Fear and apprehension are oftentimes the biggest challenges to recovery, which can be a long and challenging task that will more than likely require supervised professional assistance. Combining the proper support and professional help, you can conquer your addiction.
At Drug Treatment St. Louis we provide a wide range of addiction recovery services to clients that come to our rehab center suffering with addiction. Individuals that get addicted to drugs like vicodin, percocet, lortab, cocaine, meth and other drugs that cause addiction usually don't know how to recover by themselves without help. We have provided help to countless struggling addicts to conquer their addiction with our extensive rehabilitation methods and recovery principles.
The initial step of our treatment program is our detox regimen. After a person has abused an addictive drug regularly for a period of time a dependence develops for the drug. When this happens it can be unsafe to abruptly discontinue use without supervision from a medically monitored detoxification program. Habit-forming substances such as alcohol, valium, cocaine, heroin, meth, demerol, vicodin and many others produce a wide variety of withdrawal effects such as anxiety, agitation, insomnia, muscle aches, sweating, vomiting, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea, lethargy and more.
At Drug Treatment Center St. Louis we provide the needed medical assistance to make our clients as comfortable as possible through the detox process. We provide 24 hour around the clock care during this crucial first phase in the rehabilitation process. Our clients typically state that they feel a great sense of accomplishment when they have finished the detoxification program.
An important step in beating addiction is to recognize that you have a problem. An individual who refuses to accept they are addicted will not be able to move forward to solving a problem they deny they have. For many people, when it comes to confronting their addiction problem, along with that requires also to try to figure out how and why they got addicted to start with. Addiction commonly happens when a person uses a substance to self-medicate in order to deal with negative feelings and emotions. If a person doesn't recognize the root issues connected to their addiction and does not reach out for help, it will be extremely difficult for them to conquer their addiction.
Recognizing that you have a problem is an extremely vital step of recovery from drug addiction or alcoholism. However you also need to have the desire to do what is needed to change it. Taking inventory of the reasons for making a change keep you focused and motivated on recovery. Many find it helpful to write down why they want to change. Reasons could include wanting to be a better parent, experience more joy in life, to be the person you really want to be, repair damaged relationships, to be healthy again, or to reverse other negative situations caused by your addiction.
Do not only focus on the problems caused by your addiction, as focusing too much on the negative things of the past can make one feel depressed and hopeless. Instead, embrace your future and recovery. Focus on the positive things that will surely materialize when you have conquered your addiction. At Drug Rehab Facility St. Louis we will help you to embrace your new opportunities for a new, brighter future. A new life accomplishing long lost dreams and goals in your new drug-free lifestyle. You will be healthier, have more energy, be more secure financially, have lasting relationships, be more productive at work, and have time to have fun and experience new hobbies. Taking the time to list out these goals can keep you excited and motivated throughout the rehabilitation process.
Long Term Treatment Plan
At Drug Treatment Center St. Louis we believe that the number one factor in determining success is whether the patient has successfully overcome their addiction to drugs. Success can only be measured by the patient's confidence in their ability to remain clean. Short term rehab programs generally fall short of this goal.
We feel that it is very important not to be under time restraints while in treatment. The time that you stay in treatment can provide a lifetime of sobriety, it is well worth the investment of whatever time that it requires. We find the true reasons that that most likely are at the root of the addiction. We will help you to fix the damages that you have caused in your life so that you are not filled with regret. You will learn life skills, coping skills and relapse prevention techniques so that you are not only sober when you are done, but know how to remain sober for a lifetime. We know that you want a better life and we are here to help you find a way to achieve it.
The only person who can change you is you. At Drug Treatment St. Louis it helps to be immersed in a strong support network to ensure your success. That said, hold onto the relationships in your life that are supportive and positive. On the other hand, be cautious about maintaining the unhealthy relationships in your life, like past friends that still use drugs, or relationships that make you feel inadequate.
Detoxification is only the first step in a long process of recovery at Drug Rehab St. Louis; But will also help you to recognize the triggers of your addiction. Stress, anxiety, inhibitions, deficiencies in confidence etc. are all potential triggers for substance abuse. Practicing healthy trigger management skills will help you to push away and disregard the urge to fall back into addictive behaviors. Our program activities include exercise, nutrition, cognitive education therapy, drug education, coping skills, life skills, craving and relapse prevention education and training.
If you have decided that it is time to make a change contact us at Drug Rehabilitation Center St. Louis and we will help you to make that change. Call (636) 489-1740
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