The Truth About Rehabs – Common Misconceptions Foiled
When seeking help, people without this information can seem to be more apprehensive when another person suggests rehab. There have been a lot of misguided conceptions and outdated information about the direction rehab facilities take when treating its clients. Today’s blog is going to unravel some of the common truths behind Rehabilitation and its process.
Rehabs Are Not Affordable
Some people believe that their stay at a rehab facility will break their bank and leave them with nothing; similar to a robbery. Most rehab facilities (including ours) are covered by your health insurance PPO. For the people with a lack of insurance there are still options or you. Customized payment plans are often available. Also you might be able to qualify for a grant from a charitable organization, depending upon your location and income level.
Rehabs Are Really Boring
Rehab facilities are often believed to be boring and uneventful, but many rehabs offer a multitude of events and incentives to keep its clients busy and entertained. A number of rehabs offer services such as Personal Training, yoga, spa treatments, sporting events, and of course fine dining. There are also many group outings and informational seminars.
Having to Share a Room
Although it may be commonly believed that people are stuffed into rooms by the dozen, that is actually a thing of the past. Multiple shared beds in a room is unlikely. Rehab Centers understand that giving space to it’s clients is an important stress relieving tactic. Although there is a possibly of being asked to share a room with one other person occurs, you can ask for a private room. It is a common option offered to clients. On the other hand some people prefer to share a room because they do not want to be alone. In this day and age it is truly a matter of choice.
Rehab is the Last Step
The most common misconception we have noticed is that people believe that the battle is won after rehab. Not only do people suffering from addiction presume this, but family, friends and other loved ones as well. The first portion of the war against addiction is admitting you have a problem and seeking help. Following that is the rehabilitation process, from intake, to detoxification and finally to rehabilitation. Then the next step is Recovery, which can be a lifelong process, but can also be the most rewarding process. It is not an easy process, but this is why relapse prevention is important. While enduring relapse prevention, you might find new hobbies and face amazing life changing events. Beating addiction is an achievement and should be handled with pride.
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