Addiction comes in many shapes and forms, as does the recovery process. So, what is rehab? Generally when someone refers to rehab they are referring to a supervised addiction recovery program to help with managing substance use issues.
Rehabilitation programs have been specially designed to help people with substance use issues by providing them with the skills and tools to get back to living a safe and healthy life.
Rehab is an opportunity to begin the recovery process in a safe environment. The lengths and forms of treatments available vary between clinics and whilst an inpatient program is often recommended, there’s no single fix for everyone because each individual is unique.
Rehab clinics provide support to people suffering from a range of substance abuse issues including drugs, alcohol, gambling, and sex.
Take your next steps towards recovery.
One of the first steps on your recovery path is to remove the drugs or alcohol from your system. Detox and Withdrawal programs provide a safe and controlled environment for your body to adjust. Medical professionals are available 24/7 at the Sam Lawrence Private Hospital in the Macedon Ranges, Victoria.
Most rehabilitation programs have a requirement that clients have detoxed prior to engaging in rehab. Arrow Health’s detox program can link directly into our Inpatient and Outpatient rehab programs.
Different types of rehab?
There are different types of rehab programs and it’s important to find the best fit for you. Here are some of the different types of rehab programs available.
Inpatient rehab programs are residential treatment programs where patients stay onsite at a treatment centre. These programs last between 30 and 90 days and patients receive intense and structured daily treatment, education and support.
Instead of staying onsite and receiving treatment, outpatient programs are designed for those who are unable to commit to time away from their own homes. Outpatient programs usually include group and individual psycho-education and counselling sessions as part of a set program plan.
Recovery housing options offer a place for patients to stay in supervised, temporary accommodation during their period of recovery. Here, they participate in a treatment program while learning to navigate life in recovery at the same time. Many people go from rehab into recovery housing – also known as supported accommodation.
Are there Youth Rehab options?
Addiction doesn’t discriminate between people because of their age, and neither should treatment options. At Arrow Health we offer an Adolescent Program to assist families with the challenges faced by youth addiction.
If you are concerned about someone under the age of 18, we are available to help you and can discuss your options to assist your loved one get the help they need.
What happens after rehab?
After completing rehab the ongoing recovery journey continues. There are After Care programs available which offer continued support during what can be a challenging time.