Drug and Alcohol Rehab Belfast
Developing an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can be very unpleasant not just to the individual but also to their loved ones.
If you are suffering from addiction in Belfast it’s important to know you are not along. For example, everyone enjoys a drink occasionally – seeing as billions of people consume alcohol on a regular basis worldwide with Belfast being included in that. Drinking and taking drugs is seen as an enjoyable activity to those who use them and often forms part of social occasions such as parties and other events.
However, it’s not all fun and games when it comes to drug and alcohol consumption. There is occasional instances where use of these substances takes place but along with this there is also drug and alcohol abuse, which can lead to destruction of your personal life, your professional life and your health.
Drug and/or Alcohol addiction has been cited in many divorces as the main cause for the disbanding of a marriage, and many children and parents have lost contact with their parent or child due to addiction. To add to that, drug and alcohol addiction can also ruin your finances as there is so much money lost due to the spending sprees the substances.
The worst effect from drug and alcohol abuse, is the fact that your health can very much deteriorate quickly. Drug and alcohol abuse has shown to lower life expectancy by at least twelve years.
Do you feel like you are suffering from drug and alcohol abuse in Belfast, and you recognise all of the above fears or situations in your own life? It’s not too late to find help. If you live in Belfast – there is help for you on the way. We can help you improve your life in just 28 days
It’s time for you to let go of drug and alcohol addiction, and at Cassiobury Court we have the perfect environment in order to heal in Belfast. Call us today on 01923 369 161 or fill in our online contact form.
How do I know if I have an addiction
Sadly, Belfast is seeing an upward trend in substance abuse deaths, in fact, it was reported that “the number of drug-related deaths registered in Northern Ireland in 2020 (218) was the highest on record and continued the upwards trend from 191 deaths in 2019. The same was true for drug-misuse deaths, increasing from 165 in 2019 to 182 in 2020.”
The fact that you have already search for rehab in Belfast shows that you are aware of a potential problem. Unlike other illnesses, addiction can be almost impossible to diagnose. Drug and Alcohol addiction is usually something which is diagnosed by yourself – because you are the only one who knows how drug and alcohol exactly effects your life – and if you are able to stop drinking if that is the case.
A way to check you are addicted and whether you should seek rehab in Belfast, is by filling in the “CAGE” Questionnaire to the best of your abilities. Ask your self the following questions:
- Have you ever felt you should cut down on your drinking/drug use?
- Have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking/drug use?
- Have you ever felt bad or guilty about your drinking/drug use?
- Have you ever had drink/drugs first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover (eye-opener)?
If you feel that you tick multiple boxes in this cases, it might be time for you to consider our rehab in Belfast. It is never too late to make changes – your life will change forever, for the better, in just 28 days.
How do I get started at drug and alcohol rehab in Belfast
If you think you are suffering from an addiction in Belfast, and you have called us – one of our consultants will get to talk about your options at our rehab clinics in Belfast. You will have your own space, where you can focus on your recovery in full, with all the tools you need.
However, before you join our rehab in Belfast, it is important that you take care of a few things before you start rehab. Sort out leave with your employer if applicable, or ensure that your presence is not needed for a few weeks.
Once you arrive at our drug and alcohol rehab centre in Belfast, we will start off with a detox. This is one of the most important aspects of the rehabilitation period, as this is time where you stop drinking “cold turkey” in order to let the alcohol or drugs leave your blood stream. It sounds easy, but is actually very difficult. Withdrawal symptoms can be very difficult to deal with , and in some cases it can lead to serious and lasting damages to your health. That is why it is important that you do the withdrawal period at a medical clinic such as Cassiobury Court. You are then prescribed medications allowing you to detox from alcohol in the case that you are suffering acute withdrawal symptoms.
Do you wish to know more about the services we offer in Belfast? Why not give us a call today on 01923 369 161!
GP Practices in Belfast
You can always get help from your local GP within Belfast; ensure that you’re registered and have access by contacting one local to you. If you need help finding a practice, see below some GPs in Belfast – to find more, use the search tool here.
Albertville Surgery – Dr. Savage & Partners
Address: 16 Mccandless Street, Crumlin Road, Belfast, BT13 1RU, United Kingdom
Antrim Road Medical Centre
Address: 515 Antrim Road, Belfast, BT15 3BS, United Kingdom
Ardmore Medical Centre – Dr. Bell and Partners
Address: 485 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GR, United Kingdom
Ballygomartin Group Practice – Dr. Hutchinson and Partners
Address: 17 Ballygomartin Road, Belfast, BT13 3BW, United Kingdom
Drug and Alcohol Rehab Belfast FAQ’s
Here is a list of some of the questions we get asked about most by people considering drug and alcohol rehab in Belfast.
Why are most rehab programmes in Belfast 28 days?
28 days is the duration that is most recommended to individuals seeking rehab treatment, this is not just recommended in Belfast as it applies to the majority of rehab clinics in the UK. The duration is recommended due to giving the clinics enough time to carry out a full medically assisted detox and essential therapies such as CBT. Evidence suggests that undertaking 28 days of rehab will give individuals the best possible change of recovery and help reduce risks of a potential relapse occurring upon leaving the clinic.
Does rehab in work?
Many individuals looking for rehab in Belfast are often sceptical about the effectiveness of rehab, we have successfully treated thousands of individuals from addiction and many of whom were asking the same questions. The evidence of the effectiveness of rehab is backed up by numerous studies and remains the single most effective way to treat addiction, if you are still unsure give our team a call today and let us put your worries at ease.