Addiction is nothing short of a chronic illness. It occurs due to changes in your brain’s reward system resulting from the continuous influence of substances such as drugs like heroin, cocaine, prescription medication, and so on.
Once addiction occurs, it will impair your ability to make a sound judgment, as well as affecting your psychological and emotional well-being. To successfully beat a substance addiction, you will need therapeutic intervention and ongoing support, like what we provide at Primrose Lodge.
At Primrose Lodge in Surrey, we specialise in addiction detox and therapeutic rehabilitation treatment for the following drugs.
Including but not limited to:
If you or a loved one are suffering from addiction/abuse/dependency to any of the above or something not mentioned please do not hesitate to call us today!
Recent studies into drug abuse and addiction in the UK has revealed some particularly disturbing facts such as:
Being able to identify the signs of substance abuse is key to preventing addiction from occurring. The symptoms of abuse can either be physical or psychological in nature. Also, symptoms may vary based on the type of drug being abused. Nonetheless, if you notice a loved one displaying two or more of the following symptoms, it is best to pay closer attention to their activities.
Behavioural symptoms that will become noticeable if an individual is abusing drugs include:
In a private drug rehab, your addiction and overall health will first be evaluated. The report from the evaluation will then be used to tailor a medical detoxification for drugs and rehabilitation to best care for all aspects of your addiction.
At Primrose Lodge, we provide a number of holistic programmes that are not just for your physical needs but also your mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. We will also provide you with 24/7 care in a safe environment, as well as sleep and nutrition management.
Withdrawal from drugs is the process that occurs after you quit the substance you have been addicted/abusing. Your body can go into a state of shock and panic as it tries to function without its crux. Withdrawal symptoms range from mild headaches, nausea and vomiting to more serious tremors, fits and heart attacks. Your body will naturally attempt to detox and flush out the toxins but this can be very dangerous and potentially life-threatening. At the minimum, you will be incredibly uncomfortable.
Trying to detox at home can be very dangerous. This is because the withdrawal symptoms that occur during detox are often unpredictable and can be overwhelming. So, it is best to have your entire detox and withdrawal process managed by a clinical medical team.
At Primrose Lodge, we provide a medically assisted detox that eases your withdrawal symptoms and makes the detox process as painless as possible. We accomplish this through a combination of medication and therapies. Regardless of what your substance of abuse was or the severity of your addiction, we can make your detox process as safe and easy as possible.
The sooner you get help for drug addiction, the better. This is because for every minute drug addiction is ignored, the problem will likely only get worse. If you or a loved one have developed a drug addiction and you would like to take back control, we can help.
Call our confidential helpline today by dialling 0203 553 9263