What Is Rehab
Rehab for Addicts: What It Is and Why It Works
Rehabilitation is the process of healing the body and mind in an attempt to resolve any ailments that inhibit an individual from functioning properly or from living a happy and healthy lifestyle.
When treating addiction rehab centers can either take live-in patients or patients that live at home and commute. Live-in situations are best for treating extreme cases because patients are kept away from all harmful substances and are cared for and supported 24/7 throughout the very challenging withdrawal symptoms experienced in the detox process. Even in outpatient programs, where the patient is permitted to live outside the facility, the patients receive constant care, support and carefully planned detox programs to help the patient overcome their addiction and still be present for their everyday life.
Physical rehabilitation often involves certain exercises and kinesthetic techniques that encourage proper movement and healing of certain body part, usually after an operation or injury. It can also include the process of being nursed back to health through medication, rest and proper nutrition after a serious sickness or disorder has jeopardized one’s health.
Mental or psychiatric rehabilitation involves therapy, medication, and several unique practices geared at improving the mental well-being of a patient that suffers from, depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma and other difficult issues.
What’s Included In Rehab
- Careful assessments and examination
- Post-rehab planning
The most important part of rehabilitation is staying stable and free from addiction throughout the rest of the patient’s normal life. A good rehab center will teach addicts how to successfully cope with the stresses in their everyday lives without needing to resort back to their addictions. This is often achieved with continuous therapy, sponsors, and a community of sober support group members.
Why Rehab Is So Important
An addict must choose to be clean on their own in order to ever achieve sobriety. There is no doubt about that. However, although effort is necessary from the patient’s side, it is incredibly necessary to have strong support from others during their journey. Many people trying to battle addiction on their own have extreme difficulty finding success because they don’t have the proper support from the people closest to them.
At Sprout Health Florida we provide the most professional and supportive care, backed with years of experience and an abundance of knowledge when it comes to the path of recovery. Our expert health professionals can be trusted to provide top quality care and carry out the best treatment programs for each person’s unique situation. Contact us for guidance on what rehab choice is right for you or your loved one.