Getting Sober / Staying Sober

What are Florida Rehabilitation Centers ?

Florida rehabilitation centers are normally referred to as rehabs or treatment centers, and are focused on providing advice and guidance and a range of treatment methods for alcoholics and/or drug addicts, and anyone who feels they need help with an addiction to any other type of substance, normally known as substance abuse addiction.

Florida rehabilitation centers will vary in terms of their range of clinical programs and treatment methods, but will aim to provide, or should aim to provide a safe environment where an alcoholic can feel secure enough to begin the process of their recovery.

A Florida rehabilitation center that is rooted in an understanding that alcoholism is an illness, will be acutely aware of the likelihood that any potential client about to enter a rehab will be acutely anxious concerning the experience.

The nature of anxiety and of levels of fear and panic, mean that an alcoholic is likely to be in a pretty terrified state generally, and the idea of entry a rehab is likely to increase the level of fear in many ways.

Florida Rehabilitation Centers

Florida rehabilitation centers are likely to have a number of staff who are recovering alcoholics themselves, and are quite likely to have been through a rehab, either in Florida or someone else. The advantage of having people on staff who are in recovery, is that not only will they have first-hand experience of their own alcoholism, both active and in recovery, but they will be able to impart that experience to other staff numbers who are not in recovery.

Florida rehabilitation centers that are open to the premise that alcoholism is an illness, will or should be acutely aware of the trepidation that an alcoholic is likely to feel about the idea of entering treatment. This fear or trepidation is likely to be on two levels, that of entering the rehab and that of letting go of alcohol.

Whilst it is difficult to generalise, it is extremely likely that alcoholic will be in a space where they are terrified of everything, terrified of continuing as they are and terrified of letting go of alcohol, believing that it is the one thing that is actually holding them together.

It is highly likely that an alcoholic will see a Florida rehabilitation center as a threat rather than an as an opportunity or a route to freedom. It is likely that alcoholic will feel a huge level of pressure, either internal or external or both, that is the main reason why they are agreeing to enter a rehab.

Florida rehabilitation centers that are open and understanding of the levels of fear that an alcoholic will be experiencing, can do a great deal of good by opening a door, a door that effectively is a route to freedom.