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Fear and apprehension are often the greatest challenges to rehabilitation, which can be a long and difficult task that will almost always require professional help along the way. Combining the proper support and guidance, you can overcome your substance abuse problem.

At Drug Rehab Albany we provide a wide range of addiction treatment services to participants that come to our rehab center suffering with addiction. Individuals that get addicted to drugs like vicodin, percocet, lortab, meth and other drugs that cause abuse and addiction are typically at a loss of how to recover on their own. We have provided help to countless struggling addicts to conquer their addiction with our extensive rehabilitation methods.

Detoxification

The initial step of our treatment program is our detoxification regimen. After an individual has consumed drugs over an extended period of time a dependence occurs and takes over. Once dependence or addiction has developed it may be unsafe to abruptly quit without professional assistance from a medical detox process. Habit-forming drugs such as alcohol, valium, cocaine, heroin, meth, xanax, vicodin and many others produce a wide range of withdrawal effects such as agitation, anxiety, insomnia, muscle aches, vomiting, sweating, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea, lethargy and other symptoms.

At Drug Rehab Albany we offer the needed medical services and support to help out clients be as safe and comfortable as possible through the withdrawal process. We provide 24 hour services and supervision during this critical first step in the rehabilitation process. Program participants typically say that they feel a great sense of accomplishment after they have completed our detoxification program.

An important aspect of beating addiction is to recognize that you have a problem. A person who is in denial about their addiction cannot move forward to solving a problem they deny they have. For many people, when it comes down to taking a honest look into their addiction situation, also requires the individual to look at how and why they got addicted to start with. Addiction commonly occurs when a person starts taking the drug or alcohol to self-medicate in order to minimize negative feelings and emotions. If a person doesn't recognize the source issues connected to their addiction and does not receive help, it will be harder for them to overcome their addiction.

Recognizing that you have a problem is a very critical step in dealing with drug addiction or alcoholism. In addition you must also have the desire to do what is needed to change it. Taking inventory of the reasons for making a change keep you focused and motivated on recovery. Many find it helpful to make a list why they want to change. Reasons could be, for example, wanting to be a better mother/father, experience more joy in life, to be the person you really want to be, repair relationships with family and friends, to be healthy again, or to reverse other negative situations caused by your addiction.

Do not just concentrate and be absorbed on the circumstances and problems caused by your addiction, as focusing in on the negative consequences of the past usually makes one feel depressed and hopeless. Instead, focus on your new addiction-free life and the recovery process. Think about the positive things that are sure to materialize when you have recovered from addiction. At Drug Treatment Facility Albany we will help you to embrace your new opportunities for a new, brighter future. A future accomplishing past forgotten dreams and goals in your newly created addiction-free lifestyle. You will feel better physically, have more energy, be more secure financially, have lasting relationships, be more productive overall, and have time to enjoy and explore new hobbies. Setting aside time to write down these goals can keep you motivated throughout the rehab process.

Long Term Rehabilitation goals

At Drug Treatment Center Albany we know that the most important factor in determining success is whether the individual has successfully overcome their addiction to drugs. Success can only be measured by the patient's confidence in their ability to remain clean and sober. Short term rehab protocols typically fall short of this goal.

We feel that it is very important not to be under time restraints while in rehabilitation. The time that you stay in treatment can provide a lifetime of sobriety, it is completely worth the investment of whatever time that it requires. We address the underlying issues that that most likely are at the root of the addiction. We will help you to repair the problems that you have created in your life so that you are not filled with disappointment. You will learn life skills, coping skills and relapse prevention techniques so that you are not only sober when you leave, but know how to remain clean for a lifetime. We know that you want your life back and we are here to help you find a way to achieve it.

Relapse Prevention

The only person who can change you is you. At Drug Treatment Program Albany it is extremely helpful to be immersed in a strong support network to ensure your success. That said, hold onto the people in your life that are positive and supportive. Conversely, be cautious about maintaining the unsupported and negative people in your life, like past friends that continue to use drugs, or relationships with people that make you feel incapable or inadequate.

Detox is only the initial step in a long process of recovery at Drug Rehabilitation Program Albany; But will also help you to recognize the triggers of your addiction urges. Stress, anxiety, inhibitions, lacking confidence etc. are all potential triggers for substance abuse. Learning healthy relapse prevention skills will help you to combat and overcome the urge to use drugs. Our program activities include exercise, nutrition, cognitive education therapy, drug education, coping skills, life skills, craving and relapse prevention education and training.

If you have made the decision that now is time to make a change call us at Drug Rehabilitation Center Albany and we will help you to make that change. Call (518) 379-9909

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