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.
Scheduled detox program is central element of drug treatment program just like gradual.
As parts of rehabilitation therapy, drug counselling and drug support groups are the most effective means of reaching a point of freedom from addiction. The techniques used can include group work, relapse prevention, Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and individual counselling to name but a few.
Talking Therapies And Counselling About Drugs
In talking therapies which are a type of drug counselling, you discuss your drug problems. This entails a mix or separate exploring of causes of your drug abuse, but may concentrate on things you can do to fight drug urges or to achieve another positive objective. There are many therapy forms that are utilised for dealing with drug issues and some of the most popular therapies are motivational treatment approaches and cognitive behavioural therapy. It dependent upon the situation that along with individual therapy, we also offer you group therapy and activities related to therapeutic with your spouse and family members.
What Drug Support Groups Are Out There?
Ongoing talking therapy sessions for addicts are provided by several drug support groups:
First there is Narcotics Anonymous which is a voluntary organisation and anyone who needs help can be its member, and factors such as what drug or combination of drugs they have used, sex, age, religion, race, class or creed are not an issue. The only thing their members need is a desire to stop using drugs. Narcotics Anonymous main activity is the weekly meetings attendance preceded by 12 principles series procedure with expected restraint from substance use. Attendees share their own life stories among themselves in these meetings in order to find solutions to their issues with joined forces.
Cocaine Anonymous is a group of people that try to help each other to get better after battling addiction by sharing their life stories, hope and strength in order to deal with an issue they all have. Once again, the desire to stop using cocaine and any other mind-altering substances is the only requirement for membership. They have faith that discussion between addicts can offer a mutually beneficial support and fellowship that is otherwise difficult to get and they use the Twelve Step recovery programme as well, which entails helping others as a way to recover from dependency.
A science-based programme to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behaviour is SMART Recovery (SMART). SMART aims people to think about whether they have issues, helps them become motivated to change and provides a set of verified tools and strategies that encourage recovery, thus the name that means 'Self Management And Recovery Training'.
If you or someone you love is having problem with addiction we at Drug Rehab Leicester can help you get the right help at the right time. Talk to one of our experts on 0800 772 3971 free of charge and get moving in the right direction.