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Is Returning To Rehab A Good Decision

Comprehending Your Recovery Route

Your current status determines if you should undergo rehab again, for instance if you've had a momentary lapse of control, just one-off slip, you probably don't need to go back to rehab, but if you're back to using drugs regularly, the answer is yes.


The process of withdrawing from drugs has not been unsuccessful neither have you failed when you go back to a rehab. It is important to carry on and consider it as a part of the challenges on your way to total recovery.

It is common to relapse during the early stages of a recovery. However, many people who have failed have managed to bounce back again to regain control of their sobriety. It is important to note that relapse can be very harmful to you will suffer the side effects and impacts of the substance once again.


Acknowledgment of the fact of the recent substance abuse should be considered in addition to your safety and health when deciding to back to rehab.


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. Keeping a good sense of awareness in taking the needed steps once you have relapsed is also very helpful.


Should I Undergo Treatment Once More

You can be put back to medication if the relapse has caused your addiction to have negative effects on your body.

In the event of a slip, you can easily get back on the right path by having a meeting and discussing the slip with a sponsor or a counsellor to avoid the triggers. Acknowledgment of the event is key so you can start in enlisting the help and support to avoid another instance from happening. If you have gone deep into the use of alcohol after you had stopped, you can always ask for professional help on how you can start recovering again.


Two methods can be used to determine whether you are a fit case for a rehab again. The duration of your drug or alcohol abuse and the intensity will need to be evaluated in the determination to be completed. The tendency to get back to the use of alcohol tend to different between people.

  • When you use a drug for a small time period, a few hours or a day, it is termed as a slip.
  • A momentary lapse of judgment or a slip might make the person realize the risks they would be taking if they continues drug abuse, which in turn helps them stop before returning to the old ways.
  • There are some people that get back to full use of alcohol and this is what is known as a relapse which has far more consequences that a slip.
  • When a user experiences a relapse, he or she is likely to miss therapy sessions.

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What Causes Failure Of The Previous Regimen

Most times, regression shows that the management needs fine tuning and not that there is total failure of the therapy. Relapse is really just a looming shadow waiting for the chance opened up by your weakness and indiscretion. Sometimes, a user starts using the drug more intensely in a relapse than before. When someone relapses, they tend to use alcohol even more since they become guilty of failing their efforts and that of others. Every single instance of drug use after rehab weakens chances of recovery. The results of a relapse are usually very catastrophic.


The road to recovery needs commitment and daily care for a very long time so that the addict does not fall back to addiction.

The idea of having to return to rehab is not preferred by many, but it can possibly save your life. Do you want to start rehabilitation after you have regressed? Contact us immediately.


Rehab For The Second Time

If you are clearly in a relapse situation, returning to a treatment facility is a no brainer. In order for the person have no contact with substances and to regain discipline, one should restart rehabilitation instantly.

A more rewarding outcome may be achieved by going to a new facility which schedules and activities differ from your last because different schedules have different management values.

One of the techniques that is being used for such cases is the Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Learning about reactions to some initiators both living and non-living factors that promote the urge to use alcohol and other substances is one of the importance of CBT. At the second attempt at rehabilitation, avoidance and harmless feedback to these initiators are discussed.

Regression might have been precipitated by some circumstances and feelings necessitating that you should be able to identify this and apply this knowledge to guard against future occurrence. Achieving a state of relaxation via meditation, breathing, and other techniques help the patient in dealing with stressors. Each of the aforementioned strategies empowers newly-recovered addicts to hand stress and stressful situations positively, without falling back on alcohol or drugs for support.


You Are Not Unsuccessful If You Report Back To Rehab

It takes commitment for someone to go back to the rehab after a relapse and such efforts need to be commended. The key takeaway is you understand how dangerous addiction is and how valuable life is to throw it away by continuing drug abuse.

You have picked yourselves before earlier, and you just need to do it all over again.

After experiencing a period of sobriety earlier recovering addicts often completes their second visit to the rehab and becomes even more dedicated to their recovery and determined to sustain the education for a lifetime. This is the best opportunity to get over your addiction and get clean for the rest of your life.

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.