Archive for May, 2014

What is a Luxury Rehab?

What is a Luxury Rehab?

The idea of a luxury rehab may seem a slight contradiction in terms too many people, but is a development in the growing rehab industry that has cornered a very definite niche and can widely exploit people’s fears about what rehab is in a very lucrative and rewarding manner. It is important to go back […]

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What is a Christian Rehab?

People looking for a Christian rehab normally have a fairly clear idea of what they mean by this term. There are a number of rehabs that call themselves Christian based rehabs and they have a markedly different approach to the majority of other residential clinical rehabs that exist. In this context a Christian rehab will […]

Does a Rehab make you go to Alcoholics Anonymous ?

Does a Rehab make you go to Alcoholics Anonymous ?

It is probably fair to say that the majority of rehabs that are residential base their approach to their addiction treatment programs with a view that they are better supported by the individual attending meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous and other 12 step organisations . Indeed the majority of rehabs base their addiction […]

Does a Rehab do detox?

Does a Rehab do detox?

Anyone entering a rehab who has had a problem with alcohol and/or drugs is at risk from withdrawal symptoms that could be extremely serious medically, potentially life-threatening. For this reason it is absolutely crucial that a rehab has qualified medical staff who are able to assess and monitor the withdrawal symptoms of the individual concerned […]

What is alcoholism?

What is alcoholism?

People have had a problem with alcohol pretty much since time began, and this has commonly been referred to by many different terms over the centuries. Even in today’s world someone who has a problem with drink is either referred to as alcoholic or in other seemingly less threatening terms. These can include alcohol addiction, […]

What happens in a Rehab?

What happens in a Rehab?

Anyone approaching the idea of going into a rehab for a residential stay is likely to be fairly apprehensive about what is involved and what the outcome is likely to be. Many people have an idea that the regime in a rehab is fairly strict, and that people often talk about a rehab feeling quite […]

What does Rehab cost?

What does Rehab cost?

Anyone browsing the websites of virtually any rehab will be struck by one particular fact, that virtually none of them give any indication of how much they cost. The one notable exception is the corporate website of Hazelden, who are one of the major treatment providers. They give a very general indication that a 30 […]

Does Rehab Work?

Does Rehab Work?

Anyone looking for help either for themselves or someone else who has a problem with drink or drugs is likely to consider the possibility of going into rehab. There are other options, such as going directly to meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous or some other type of day treatment, depending upon the availability […]

Rehab Programs

Rehab Programs

A rehab has traditionally focused on recovery from alcoholism/alcohol abuse and drug abuse. Although alcoholism/alcohol abuse has been around for a long time in human history, it is only fairly recently, in the 1930s, that there has begun to be an acceptance of alcoholism/alcohol abuse as an illness. When rehabs began to treat people for […]

Rehab Facilities

Rehab Facilities

Many people view a rehab/treatment center as somewhat of a glorified hotel or five-star resort. This is in part because a rehab/treatment center will most likely be situated in beautiful surroundings, quite often in Florida, with extensive grounds and impressive buildings. A rehab is first and foremost a business, and at some level needs to […]