People looking for a drug rehab in South Florida often are presented with a terrifyingly confusing array of programs and institutions and options that almost swamp them with information and make it in some ways more difficult to know what the right approaches when seeking help either for themselves or a loved one with a drug and/or alcohol problem.
Probably an individual’s first port of call will be the Internet which can be extremely useful both in terms of researching the options available for a drug rehab in South Florida, and assessing the various facilities and addiction treatment programs that are available as a potential source of help.
In truth the most difficult part of the whole process is getting the person with a problem to admit they have a problem and need to seek help. Often the search for a drug rehab in South Florida is undertaken, not by the person themselves, but by a close friend or loved one seeking help for the individual concerned.
Drug rehab in South Florida
A drug rehab in South Florida will be fully aware that anyone wishing to enter the rehab will do so under a large degree of duress, and will see entry to a rehab as a real low point in their life, not as an opportunity to rebuild their lives free of drugs and alcohol.
A drug rehab in South Florida is also likely to deal with people who are what is known as dual addicted. This refers to people who have an addiction or had had an addiction to any type of drug and who are also addicted to alcohol and are effectively alcoholics.
Many people who enter rehab are dual addicted, although not all. Most people who have a problem with drugs and alcohol blame life, their families, God, employers – in fact pretty much everyone for their problem and they need to solve it with drugs and/or alcohol. Part of the work that happens in a drug rehab in South Florida will be to help the client begin the process of working through this blame, be able to see that they are in fact suffering from an illness, alcoholism, and begin the process of unpacking some of the emotional elements that drive and fuel their addiction.
A drug rehab in South Florida will probably be a fairly short stay clinical admission, normally between four and six weeks. Given the nature of this short stay admission, the rehab will only be able to begin to touch the process of the work that is needed to be done in the journey in recovery. The clinical programs that the drug rehab in South Florida uses will be designed primarily to help unblock the denial that the client has, as a precondition of helping them begin the process of seeing the reality of their lives in a different context, and hopefully a better one.