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Why do I Need Rehab Anyway?

Despite what you may think now, rehab is necessary for a safe and reliable recovery from addiction. Chronic and uncontrolled substance abuse is a serious issue, and like any other disease, professional treatment is a necessity. Call 888-646-0635Who Answers? now to find a rehab program that will help you make a positive and essential change in your life.

Without Rehab…

Rehab is almost always the right choice for those who are suffering from addiction and an inability to control their substance abuse. The dangers of attempting to recover without the help of a professional rehab program are numerous.

Need Rehab

Once an addiction takes hold, it’s impossible to recover alone.

  • Withdrawal symptoms alone can be enough to cause an individual to relapse if they are not controlled by medication and other treatment options. According to the National Library of Medicine, opiate withdrawal, which is not inherently dangerous, is recommended to be treated in a professional environment in order to avoid relapse, and other substances (like alcohol and benzodiazepines) can cause symptoms so severe, they can even become deadly.
  • Individuals who avoid seeking the intensive treatments that may be necessary to them and instead choose to attend only mutual-help groups or hands-off programs often become discouraged with recovery because it is so difficult. This is why attending a rehab program as a first option for recovery is usually the safest decision.
  • Those who do not attend rehab have a much higher chance of relapse in general. Even though addiction is a chronic relapsing disease, it can be managed much more easily by those who attend treatment whenever necessary.

Treatment is Effective

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Research in the science of addiction and the treatment of substance use disorders has led to the development of evidence-based interventions that help people stop abusing drugs and resume productive lives.” Rehab programs are effective and beneficial for most individuals attempting to put an end to their substance abuse. Over time, a person who attends multiple rehab programs, stays consistent with aftercare and follow-ups, and utilizes the lessons learned in their treatment is likely to have a much better outcome than one who does not follow these steps.

Why Do I Need Rehab?

In the plainest sense, if you cannot stop abusing a dangerous drug on your own, you will need help from professional healthcare providers and an evidence-based rehab program that will allow you to create a safe foundation for recovery. The strongest indicator of addiction is a lack of control, and expecting to make a change to this completely on your own is impossible. If you have no control over your substance abuse, you likely will not be able to stop without help, and professional rehab programs are the most consistently beneficial options available for addiction treatment.

Do You Need to Find Treatment Today?

Call 888-646-0635Who Answers? to find a rehab program that will help you begin your recovery in the safest way possible. Rehab is necessary for most individuals to create the kind of strong recovery they desire, and finding one of these programs isn’t so hard if you have help. Call now to make a change for the better in your life.

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