Drug and Alcohol Rehab Sittingbourne
The Dangers of Drug Addiction
Most people have been in contact with drugs in some way or another. Some drugs provide users with a harmless high which they’ll try once, and never seek again. For others, what begins as a harmless high can quickly become a dangerous drug addiction.
Drugs are all chemical creations designed to affect the brain and body in one way or another. But there’s a huge range of drugs, and their effects vary greatly. That being the case, abusing certain drugs can be significantly more dangerous than others.
Did you know that one in four deaths in the United States, for instance, comes from drug abuse? It’s believed that drug abuse is one of the biggest killers in the world. It’s also believed to cause more illness, harm, and death than any other preventable medical condition.
But the consequences aren’t always as grave as that. Death from drug addiction – although surprisingly common – isn’t the only result of drug abuse.
Other Effects of Drug Addiction
Even if a drug addiction doesn’t prove fatal, it can take your life from you. A family member, having watched you go through every stage of addiction, won’t recognise the person you’ve become.
You’ll distance yourself from friends, family and create a new circle of secret friends. You’ll struggle to keep up with work commitments and may even put your career at risk. Many drug addicts lose their job completely and quickly find themselves in financial despair.
When you have drugs in your system you’re likely to feel relief and a release of stress: but this is only every As your body adapts to the number of drugs you abuse, you’ll need more and more to achieve the same high. Eventually, nothing else in your day will matter. Drug addiction has truly taken over when you’re aware of the harm it’s causing, but you’re unable to stop.
Many drug addicts find themselves losing track of morality. Overwhelming urges are too much to deny and they’ll borrow money, steal and commit crimes just to get their hands on more drugs. Dizziness, weight loss, digestion issues, and painful headaches are all common physical symptoms of drug addiction. It’s often cheaper, and easier to exchange a needle with another addict. The risk of contracting the further disease is high.
And we haven’t even mentioned the effect of drugs on your mental health. Paranoia, anxiety and even depression are all common mental health issues that arise. Even worse, if there were pre-existing mental health issues, then drug addiction will only make them worse.
What Are the Cures for Drug Addiction?
The good news is that even for people in the deepest stages of an addiction, there is a cure. While addiction numbers are at their highest, treatment services have never been more advanced. Our expert medical team has a range of treatment options to help you make a long-term recovery. Substance abuse can be a thing of the past.
We’ll provide you with the individual support you need. Support groups, drug detoxification, alcohol detoxification, state-of-the-art therapy, and other services will form part of your unique treatment plan. When you visit our rehab centre, we highly recommend committing to residential rehabilitation. With our support and care, you’ll have a significantly higher chance of coming clean. The support you receive reduces your chances of suffering from a relapse.
Cassiobury Court Are Here to Help
At Cassiobury Court, we take drug and alcohol treatment seriously. Our Sittingbourne drug and alcohol rehab facilities have been designed entirely for your comfort. Luxurious private rooms with en-suite bathrooms make sure that you’re as comfortable as possible when you stay with us. You’ll enjoy a balanced diet and healthy exercise. With each new day, you’ll remember what it’s like to enjoy your life to the full.
When you take the brave first step to recovery, we’ll arrange to have a private and confidential conversation about your addiction. This is a safe, friendly environment where you can tell us everything. And we need you to. We need to know everything about your illness, and how we can best approach it.
Our personalised, effective treatment plan will be unique to you. No two illnesses are the same, and we recognise that. Drug and alcohol addictions are complicated and serious diseases. They require specialised treatment from experienced medical professionals.
Please, get in touch with our team on 0800 001 4070 today. If you’d rather we get in touch with you, then please text HELP to 83222. We’re in the East Kent area and we’re ready to help you get your life back. Speak to our friendly team about your addiction treatment options and we promise you won’t regret it.