Experts in Addiction Treatments

The Necessity of Addiction Help for Recovery

As the number of users of illicit drugs, alcohol and tobacco increases in Great Britain, Europe, The United States and around the world, many individuals and families are seeking addiction help. The cost of drug dependence on all of society is tremendous between the money used on drugs, alcohol, tobacco and the medical and law enforcement personnel that are needed by each addict, before we even go into considering the costs on the penal system and law courts. In addition, much money is lost because of the typical unemployment of these individuals or the poorer work they produce. This article will describe some common beliefs that people have regarding addictions of all varieties, what addiction is and why it is so incredibly important to get immediate help for this problem.

People who do not have experience relating to addicts often have a few misconceptions about them. One of these ideas is that overcoming a dependence on a substance is simply a matter of forcing oneself to do it, summoning up enough self-control. Another misconception is that some cases are hopeless or that the person himself needs to have a desire to get better before treatment will ever help. All of these notions are actually false. Addiction is a disease of the brain and treatment has been shown to be beneficial whether or not the person is receiving it voluntarily. Furthermore, Sober Intervention services overcome any issues where the client needs encouraging and persuading to quit their addiction. Help like this is what we do best.

Drug and alcohol abuse is a multi-faceted disease. It actually changes the brain and the way that it works and processes information. Eventually, these changes in the brain completely alter the way a person makes decisions or their level of willpower. Addiction is similar to other diseases of the body in that after recovering from it, some individuals suffer multiple relapses and go back into their old behaviours once again.

Because it is an actual disease of the brain, it is important to get professional help for any sort of substance dependence. Both physical as well as psychological symptoms need to be addressed. Many times, this includes medications as well as psychiatric counselling. This can be done in an inpatient or outpatient setting depending on the circumstances. Addiction is also a disease that greatly affects close family members of the individual financially, emotionally, socially and physically. Because of this, sometimes family members must also have psychological treatment at the same time.

Addiction help is imperative for anyone suffering from an extreme dependence on any kind of drug or other substance. It is more than a simple problem of personal willpower. It needs to be recognised as a disease that changes the makeup of the brain, thereby changing the individual’s desires, personality and responses to situations.

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We offer independent and unbiased help choosing which residential rehabilitation centers or detoxification clinics are the most appropriate. Speaking with one of our expert alcohol counselling and drug counselling staff, in total confidence is the first step on the road to a solution. We take the time to understand you and your situation to give you the best advice possible.

Sober Intervention

Interventions have been successfully used by Sober Services since 2008 to confront and address serious personal problems, including alcoholism, compulsive gambling, drug addictions, substance abuse including prescription pill dependancy, compulsive eating and other eating disorders, self harm, and other behavioural health conditions.

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Sober Companion

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Residential Rehab

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Residential Detox

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Sober Coaching Home Study

A Home Study kit that takes you through the 7 stages to successfully recover from your substance addiction in the comfort of your own home.