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Getting Help: Counselling

Great Advantages Of Drug Counselling

As the old saying goes, a problem shared is a problem halved. Drug counselling sessions is the ultimate treatment course of action for addicts reaching out to kick off the habit through peer group support and encouragement with expert guidance by qualified trained facilitator with years of experience in dealing with drug dependence cases.


Rehab is a crucial part of drug dependency recovery, along with a gradual and planned detox strategy.


Drug support groups and drug counselling are an extremely effective means of maintaining and achieving freedom from active addiction within the rehab process. Individual guiding, group work, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), motivational improvement treatment (MET) and backslide aversion are few methods which is utilised.


Drug Counselling And Talking Therapies

In talking therapies which are a type of drug counselling, you discuss your drug problems. This may focus on what you can do to resist taking drugs or to achieve other positive goals or may involve exploring the reasons for your drug use or a mixture 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 period of therapeutic or group therapy work with your partner or with your family in addition to being offered a firm of individual therapy depending on the circumstances.


What Drug Support Groups Are Available?

Active support groups are on hand to assist addicts undergo healing process through dialogue:

Narcotics Anonymous is an open organisation that works on a voluntary basis and anybody that is looking for help with a drug issue can join, regardless of their age, religion, race, sex, creed or class, as well as the drugs they have used. The only thing their members need is a desire to stop using drugs. The essential administration is the week after week local gatherings that take after a progression of 12 standards and a desire of finish forbearance. 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. A desire to quit cocaine abuse or any other drug abuse is, here as well, the only necessity for joining. They believe that one addict talking to another can provide a level of mutual understanding and fellowship that is hard to obtain through other methods and they also use the Twelve Step recovery method, which involves service to others as a path towards recovery from addiction.


A science-based programme to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behaviour is SMART Recovery (SMART). 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.


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If you or someone you love is having problem with addiction we at Alcohol Rehab Southampton 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.