Seek Treatment at a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Near Wakefield

Drug and alcohol addiction is a growing problem across the UK, and can happen to anyone. If you are based in Wakefield and are concerned about yourself or a loved one’s drinking or drug habits, we can help you at Cassiobury Court.

Our residential rehab offers leading addiction treatments to help our residents recover from addiction for life. Long term recovery is our goal when treating drug and alcohol abuse, which is why our rehab programme includes all of the detox and treatments required to avoid relapse and achieve sobriety.

Find out more about your rehab options below and the treatments we provide at Cassiobury Court.

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Wakefield

Do you feel like your relationship with drugs or alcohol is starting to take over your life? Do you no longer feel in control of your substance abuse? If so, it’s important that you seek treatment as soon as possible so that you can stop that downward spiral and recover from your addiction for good.

While it is possible for a person to recover form a drug or alcohol addiction alone, it’s incredibly difficult and almost always ends in relapse down the line. This is especially true for someone who has been abusing substances for a significant amount of time.

Trying to recover on your own can be quite dangerous. When overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction, a residential rehab is your best chance to make a full recovery.

The treatments that you receive in rehab include a variation of psychological and medical techniques which are combined together to help addicts overcome their addictions for good.

As well as a medically-assisted detox process, you will also receive a variety of leading addiction treatments such as cognitive behavioural therapy, group therapy, individual therapies and art therapy. Residential treatments are industry leading and help you recover from addiction, not only physically but mentally too.

If you are interested in finding out more about a drug or alcohol rehab that may be right for you in Wakefield, then get in touch with us today on 01923 369 161. Our recovery team will be happy to discuss your specific needs with you and help you access the treatment you need.


How Do I Know If I Am an Addict?

First of all, it is important that you understand that any type of addiction is ultimately an illness. It’s never a choice. If you have become addicted to something, it’s not at all because you’re a bad person or that you deserve nothing less.

The reason you become addicted to these substances is because their formulation makes people become dependant on them. Any person can develop an addiction, which is why it is important to know the signs of an addiction yourself.

Drugs and alcohol have a huge effect on how the body and mind work. The more you abuse these substances, the more the chemicals in your brain are altered and you are lead to believe that you can’t survive without them.

Thinking about giving up these substances may be incredibly painful and traumatic. This is where the cycle of addiction begins and that is why it’s important to seek help as soon as you realise addiction has become a problem.

If you feel like you can’t go on with your days without taking a particular substance, then this is a clear sign that you are an addict. You should seek help for your addiction as soon as possible as the longer you leave it, the more damage you are going to cause to both your body and your mind.

There are a few common signs that you have an addiction, and it is key that you know what to look out for. Some signs of drug or alcohol addiction include:

  • You frequently crave drugs or alcohol during the day or night
  • Your behaviour changes if you have not consumed substances
  • Your relationships have become strained as a result of your substance use
  • Your performance at work has decreased
  • You use drugs or drink at inappropriate times
  • You use drugs or alcohol secretly or hide your behaviour from others


Why Should You Choose Rehab As Your Form of Recovery?

If you have recently noticed an increase in your consumption of alcohol or drugs, or if you have been struggling with some type of addiction for a while, it is important that you seek help and support as soon as you can.

Any type of addiction to drugs or alcohol can spiral out of your control very quickly if you don’t seek the support you need when you need it. This can be extremely difficult to deal with. It is completely understandable that reaching out for help as an addict can be hard. This is especially true if addiction is new to you and your loved ones.

However, it’s this first step that is vital and it’s the first step towards avoiding a future that is completely controlled by alcohol or drugs.

If you leave an addiction untreated, this can lead to a chronic dependency very quickly. Leaving your addiction untreated can lead to a number of life threatening physical and mental illnesses.

Some of the effects of leaving your addiction untreated can include the following; seizures, depression, suicidal thoughts, organ failure, and a huge range of negative associations. These are all things that can come about through the misuse of alcohol or drugs.

Even if this seems like a million miles away from your current situation, if you don’t seek the necessary support you need quickly, then those negative side effects listed above could start showing very soon.

The best thing that you can do when you realise that you have an addiction is seek out professional support. You can improve the quality of your current and future life by making a change and choosing to live a happy and healthy life of sobriety.

The most effective way that you can go about making this necessary positive change is by seeking out professional support and treatment for addictions. Rehab is your best option when you decide to go through with addiction recovery.

Meet the Team

At Cassiobury Court our dedicated team are available around the clock to help you overcome drug and alcohol addiction. Our team is made up of medical professionals and recovery support workers who provide clients with medical support and encouragement. Our team is here to help you recover for good – find out more details about our staff members here.

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  • Raffa Bari's photo

    Raffa Bari

    CQC Registered Manager

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    Dr Mosun

    Consultant Psychiatrist and Addictions Specialist

  • Dr Ola Otulana's photo

    Dr Ola Otulana

    GP and Addiction Specialist Physician

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    Alison Hipwell

    Deputy Manager (Operations Officer)

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    Jane Pearce

    Deputy Manager (Clinical Lead)

Drug and Alcohol Detox Process

The first step of residential rehab is the drug and alcohol detox. Although this is often a feared phase of rehab treatment, it is key to starting your recovery journey and overcoming drug and alcohol addiction.

Once you arrive at our rehab centre, you will enter our detox wing to start the process. During this period you should expect to experience some withdrawal symptoms, but the type and severity of symptoms vary from person to person.

Common withdrawal symptoms during the drug and alcohol detox period includes insomnia, nausea, sickness, sweating, cravings, muscle aches, depression and anxiety, and other unpleasant symptoms.

Throughout the medical detox you will be supported by over recovery workers who will manage your withdrawal and ensure the process is as safe as possible. This is a huge benefit of attending private rehab, as detoxing at home can be very dangerous without medical supervision.

The majority of our recovery workers have also experienced addiction themselves, making them even more understanding of your experience.

The length of detox depends on the substance you are detoxing from and your addiction history, however the majority lasts around 5 days. After you have completed this stage, you will then move onto addiction treatments and therapies to address your psychological addiction.


Staying Sober After Your Rehab Treatment

If you have suffered from drug or alcohol abuse, then it may seem impossible to even imagine living a life of sobriety. However, with the proper care and a personalised treatment plan, it is completely possible to change your life to one that is completely free of harmful substances.

It is important that you surround yourself with a support network of family and friends who can be there to help you celebrate your accomplishments and comfort you during the tougher times.

When you return home after your rehab treatment, it is crucial that you create a plan so that you can maintain your sobriety. Rehab offers an aftercare program that is designed to help you with life outside of the rehab setting. Undergoing an aftercare program helps you to avoid any chances of relapsing.

Aftercare will generally consist of addiction counselling and therapy sessions that are similar to the ones that you have in rehab. You’ll have access to members of staff who are experienced in dealing with all kinds of addictions and who can help you avoid relapse.

It is also important that you create a plan for yourself so that you can stick to your sobriety goals. Create a plan that aids your recovery by incorporating daily hobbies and activities to keep you occupied and to keep your mood up.

Spend time with positive people and focus on improving your daily life. This will help to ensure that you always stay on track with your goals and you can go on to live a happy, healthy, substance-free life.

At Cassiobury Court we also recommend that you seek local outpatient treatment in Wakefield, such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings. These provide attendees with a fantastic support network to continue the recovery journey and support available locally.

To start your recovery journey, call up our admissions team today to discuss your rehab options more. We can admit you to our rehab centre in the same day – all you need is to get in touch with us on 01923 369 161.

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