Refusal skills: Is it complica...

Recent studies have shown that many youths want to get withdrawn from drugs, alcohol and even sexual addiction. Why getting addicted? Influence – from media, society, friends, organizations. So then, How to say NO and mean it? It’s easy to “Just sneak out for a night to have some shots and have fun!” “Just once” […]

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Grief and Management of Compli...

Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life’s great difficulties. If you have experienced the pain of mourning, you know that any way to ease the loss is welcomed. Often, the pain of loss can feel overwhelming. You may experience all kinds of difficult and unexpected emotions, from shock […]

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Religious Practice: Personal E...

It was like any other regular day at Rehabilitation centre meeting families and reviewing the progress of residents but I was a for a sudden surprise when a parent wanted to discharge the resident on the recommendation of an Astrologer and perform a certain type of tantric rituals to ward off the evils. At the […]

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Stages of Alcoholism

Alcohol is the most commonly abused substance creating serious medical, social & psychological problems. Likewise, we do have different stages of alcoholism. What is Alcoholism and Stages of Alcoholism? Most definitions of alcoholism incorporate the following dimensions: Large quantities of alcohol consumed over a period of years. Physiological manifestations of ethanol addiction Loss of control […]

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When does drinking become bing...

Drinking alcohol is a common social practice in our society. But, how much alcohol is too much and of all the above when does drinking become binge drinking disorder?   Binge Drinking Disorder Binge drinking is a phenomenon that’s been around for a very long time. Generally, binge drinking is purposeful drinking. People drink for […]

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What Happens In Addiction Recovery Programs?

Addiction Recovery

Thinking of stepping into a rehab center for addiction issue? Before you do it is necessary to know about Addiction Recovery Programs. By doing so you would be easy to catch up and cooperate with the proceedings.

This blog highlights and explains the addiction recovery programs inside the rehab center. Ensure you know better about the rehab’s recovery programs.

Addiction Recovery

What are the Addiction Recovery Programs in rehab centers?

  • Detox

In alcohol/ drug/ substance addiction, detoxification is the first step of the recovery program. Here in this program, the harmful substances and chemicals from the body are removed. Some of the other types of detox programs are cold turkey, short-term medicated detox, long-term medicated detox.

  • Individual counselling

It helps the individual in understanding the importance of recovery. Furthermore, the counsellor assists the individual in recognising the triggers and help in learning the coping skills to manage symptoms. Through counselling, the individual improves in growing confidence and self-esteem

  • Group therapy

As the name implies, it is a group session where individuals with similar difficulties discuss the issues under the supervision of a counsellor. The goal is to bring out the individual’s confidence to seek support among fellow residents and work on recovery.

  • Family therapy

The core idea of this program is to engage the family members to support the individual’s recovery. The therapist makes the members understand and aware of the disorder. Numerous research suggests that family members support improves the individual’s communication, respect, and support.

  • 12 step program

It is otherwise known as alcoholics anonymous. Basically, it is a 12 step program that guides individuals to manage the compulsion and addiction behaviours. In this program, a group of people share their strength, hope and experience with each other in order to solve their common issues.

  • Dual Diagnosis Program

According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), 1 in 4 adults with addiction is prone to experience mental illness. Hence the primary focus program is to diagnose the psychiatric issue along with addiction. Some of the psychiatric issues that go hand to hand with addiction are depression, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia and personality disorder.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT is one of the effective therapies in addiction rehab programs. It focuses on how a person feels, acts and behaves. Through CBT the therapist helps the individual to identify one’s self-defending thoughts and behaviours. It helps to pattern the individual’s conflicts between “what to do?” and “what I actually do!”.

  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy

The therapy emphasizes/ amplifies the individual’s inner motivations. MET improves the chances of recovery through one’s thoughts and behaviours. Also, it reduces the possible risks of relapse.  

  • Holistic Therapy

This therapy instils yoga, acupuncture, art therapy and guided meditation. It focuses on the overall well-being of the individual by reducing the physical symptoms and withdrawals.

Seek help from rehab centers

Addiction is a hard thing to kick off. But with proper treatments and guided meditations, it is possible. Cadabam’s Anunitha is the best de addiction center in Bangalore with 89% of success rate. If you or your loved one facing issues with addiction, don’t hesitate to call us @+91 96111 94949 or visit Cadabam’s Anunitha

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