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West Midlands Secondary Treatment


Different treatments and stages of care are offered by different drug and alcohol providers The individuals get benefits through variety of heed wrap up with modified structural and support stages during their treatment against addiction very often. 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. Secondary treatment is available in some centres. Individual needs, finances, and other factors are included in defining the level of care (primary, secondary or tertiary).


Consisting of inpatient treatment or rehab the primary treatment (the first level of recovery) starts with a thorough assessment and detox. Clients benefit from intensive one-on-one and group counselling once the substance has left the body, which helps them understand how addiction affects the mind and body. In this highly therapeutic atmosphere, clients identify triggers, build confidence, develop coping techniques and address different psychological problems that frequently accompany addiction.

In primary treatment, the most serious side is family involvement in the recovery phase.

  • Treatment is the building block to long-term recovery
  • Duration differs widely but usually spans at least 30 to 90 days
  • Secondary treatment is not available at all centres but is a transitional phase completed after the primary phase

The clients are allowed to continue working closely with a therapist with the help of interim form of treatment as they address the emotional and psychological problems in greater depth and start to recognize the behaviours that lead to dependence. This phase is helpful although it is less defined compared to primary medical care. It usually takes one to six months and is beneficial for individuals who require help learning to navigate daily life without substances.

This is a very serious time for many in recovery and risk of relapse is high. 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. The secondary treatment can last from 1 to 6 months.


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Move Back To A Sober Life In West Midlands

Tertiary Treatment (Sober Living Houses) is required for those people who need help for longer terms because they recover slowly Also support given family and friends during recuperation is very important. Sober house doesn't mean it is a house, it can often be a flat or apartment. Occupants often have to pay for their stay, food and lodging.


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.


Duration Can Span Up To 2 To 3 Months

Residents of sober living homes are expected to abide to specific regulations which mostly consist of curfews and active involvement in household tasks. Sober living homes entail more individual accountability compared to primary or secondary medical care. There is no restriction on the inhabitants to come and go at any time, but they are confined to work or 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.


Our treatment is different At Alcohol Rehab West Midlands, confidential, in-patient treatment is followed by individual aftercare, in which each client is accompanied by a live-in therapist who travels with the client for a period of weeks or months - whatever is required to help the client settle into daily life and maintain a healthy routine that supports ongoing recovery. When the therapist moves out their is still communication between them and the client through Skype or phone.