How To Get Off Drugs Without Going To Rehab

As drug addiction rates increase, there has also been a corresponding increase in rehab facilities across the country. This makes it easier for those who wish to receive help in their struggle with addiction. Despite this, some people opt to try and quit drugs on their own. While this isn’t advisable, today we will share How To Get Off Drugs Without Going To Rehab.

Common Reasons People Opt Not to Go to Rehab

There are several reasons why someone may decide not to attempt to recover from drug addiction without going to rehab.

  • Financial Reasons – the cost of attending rehab may be prohibitive to some, especially those who don’t have insurance. This includes the direct cost of the treatment itself as well as other additional costs including transport to the rehab facility.
  • Previous Negative Experience – Unfortunately, not all rehabs are ethically run and some people may have bad experiences at some of these facilities. This may put them off attending rehab in the future.
  • Denial – Some struggle with addiction but are in denial about it. To them, attending rehab would be admitting that they have a problem and aren’t really in control of the situation.
  • Time Constraints – Attending rehab, whether on an inpatient or outpatient basis requires you to invest time. Some people’s schedules are simply too busy to allow this.
  • Ignorance about Rehab – Alternatively, some choose not to attend rehab out of ignorance. They may have false ideas about what goes on in rehab and this keeps them from going.

Recovering from Addiction Without Rehab

To recover from drug addiction without attending a residential drug treatment program, you need to take this into account:

  1. Detox – the first step towards recovery is to stop taking the drugs and allow your body to rid itself of the harmful toxins. Depending on the drug you’ve been using as well as the duration of use, this may set off dangerous withdrawal symptoms. For this reason, it’s recommended that you seek medically assisted detox at a detox center.
  2. Alternatives to Rehab – To minimize your chances of relapse, you need to find an alternative to rehab. Suitable alternatives include attending recovery support group meetings e.g. Narcotics Anonymous where you can receive support from like-minded peers. You may also choose to attend individual therapy to get insight into what led to the addiction and how to avoid your triggers. If attending a residential addiction treatment program is a problem for you, you could opt for an outpatient treatment program that offers the same benefits without the need to stay at the rehab facility.

The most difficult part of choosing to recover from drug addiction without rehab is dealing with the withdrawal symptoms and preventing relapse. If you’re considering taking this route, we urge you to contact the Findlay Recovery Center in Ohio. We have a variety of addiction treatment programs to suit different people and lifestyles and we’re sure to find one that works for you. Contact us today and let us help you rebuild an addiction-free life.

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