Secondary Treatment for Southampton information


Different types and levels of care are offered by drug and alcohol treatment providers. Most of the time, individuals who are having dependency difficulties gain from range of treatment with developing phases of programmes and assistance. Some, however, do well with mere primary care depending on inpatient treatment or rehab, while others, advance from primary care to the sober living house (tertiary treatment) especially those who need more support and a longer recovery period. A number of treatment facilities offer supplementary steps which may come in the form of secondary medical care. The level of care (essential, auxiliary or tertiary), relies on upon individual needs, funds and different other elements.


Inpatient treatment is included in the Primary Treatment, starting with analysis and detox and it is the first phase of recovery process. Once the detox has finished the patient will benefit from intensive counselling, both alone and in groups, to help them understand how addiction affects the mind and the body. This environment enables the patient to develop coping techniques, confidence building and the ability to identify triggers.

Involvement of family members is highly suggested as a vital factor of primary medical care programme.

  • Treatment is the building block to long-term recovery
  • Length of the treatment is between 30 to 90 days
  • Secondary level is the stage that starts after the Primary treatment

This treatment permits customers to keep working intimately with an advisor as they focus on resolving mental and intense psychological problems and start to comprehend the underlying reasons that prompt to habit. This phase is supportive but somehow less structured than primary treatment. It as a rule keeps going one to six months, and is valuable for people who require help figuring out how to explore every day existence without substances.

The risk of relapse is high at this point of the treatment. While individuals start the procedure of going back to everyday tasks, they gain insight regarding the significance of liability and obligation and slowly recover management of their lives. Secondary treatment usually takes one to six months.


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Move Back To A Sober Life In Southampton

People who need the long-term support find the tertiary treatment (Sober Living Houses) more helpful as they gradually ease back into life. The support of others in recovery is a condemnatory aspect. Calm living houses aren't generally "houses," however may comprise of condominiums, loft, or even private neighbourhoods of a few houses. The residents usually pay a certain amount for room and board and are also expected to spend for their own meals.


The basic task of sober living houses is to provide a secure and calm surrounding to individuals during continuous recovery to make themselves adjustable in a fresh, sober lifestyle, although the structures of sober living houses differ.


Lasts For Two To Three Months

Residents of sober living houses are expected to stick to different regulations, often consisting of a curfew and participation in household tasks. Calm living homes require more moral obligation than primary or secondary care. Residents are typically permitted to come and go during the day but are required to work or attend school. Random drug testing is common and those who test positive may be asked to leave the house or may be referred back to primary treatment.


We At Drug Rehab Southampton offer a private, in-patient treatment and also provide intensive aftercare. Our live-in advisor accompanies the individual to their home and will remain with the customer for weeks or months and provide all kind of help to the customer to lead a normal day by day life and assist in building a sound schedule that help them to remain sober. A period of time is required for this phase in which the client and therapist interact via phone Skype.