Drug and alcohol addiction is a growing issue within our society that is not treated with the seriousness that it deserves. Drugs and alcohol can take hold of a person quickly and destroy jobs, relationships, and the life they have built.

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Nova Recovery is an addiction recovery hospital based in Scotland offering a wide range of treatment options. Coming to our private hospital for rehabilitation means undergoing a personalised programme in the idyllic setting on the west coast of Scotland, enjoying the comforts of our premier accommodation and industry-leading addiction treatment. Our approach, built around a culture of understanding, will help you improve all aspects of your life and start living substance-free.

If you are looking for advice on finding a rehab in Taunton or want to know more specifically about our centre in Largs, Scotland get in touch at 01475 303998 or email us at info@novarecovery.co.uk.

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Are you suffering from drug and/or alcohol addiction and need help? If so, Nova Recovery are leading UK based experts in Private Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment. Find out how we can help by getting in touch with our friendly team today.

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Detoxification Process at Nova Recovery

The first step to any effective treatment at private rehab is drug or alcohol detox. Detoxification is the process of flushing the harmful substances out that your body may have become dependent on due to persistent abuse. This process is something that people in recovery fear and they may have tried it alone at home. We don’t recommend this.

Going it alone when it comes to detox can cause great stress on the brain and your body and prove fatal in some cases. That’s why we at Nova Recovery recommend undergoing medical detoxification at a detoxification clinic or coming to our facility. Under the watch and care of medical professionals at Nova Recovery, a doctor will administer medications that will ease the worst of drug and/or alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

Symptoms for substance withdrawal are many and vary depending on the substance, length of severity and length of addiction. Common symptoms include nausea, heightened anxiety, insomnia, headaches, and paranoia.

At Nova Recovery you will undergo detox in the comfort of our facility and with the assurance that you are completely safe, and the surrounding environment has been designed to put you at ease. Detox is the first step and sets you on the platform to dig deeper into the root issues around your addiction.


Therapy Options at Nova Recovery

Dealing with the psychological side of addiction and discovering techniques to help deal with your behaviour is vital to achieving long-term recovery. The therapies you take part in during your time at Nova Recovery will be specifically aimed towards your needs and to help you achieve the most during your period in rehab.

You will take part in one-on-one therapy such as stress management and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) to help you counter negative thought patterns, improve problem-solving and foster a more positive mindset. Supplementing this with group therapy and activities will help you connect to others and could be the beginning of a support network that will last long after you’ve completed treatment.

We at Nova Recovery understand that addiction doesn’t happen in a vacuum and oftentimes can be traced back to mental health problems. To provide the most comprehensive treatment we make sure those that need it to have access to dual-diagnosis treatment. Alongside addiction treatment, you will take part in therapies that will help you with your mental health and make sure you are on the correct medication regime.


Life after Nova Recovery: Aftercare and Relapse Prevention

The first year out of rehab is a critical time for people in recovery. Most relapses that occur happen within those first few months and this outcome can feel like a waste of the good work that was done.

Thoughts of this can stress out and overwhelm you if you got it alone after rehab. To try and stop this we offer a free 12-month aftercare package, focused on relapse prevention so that you can maintain sobriety long after rehab.

This package is personalised, based on many factors including age, type of addiction, social/work environment, history with addiction. The core of the package will be based on attending weekly support meetings at Nova Recovery. If you are not local to the area, then we can help you find support near you.

The work you put into recovery after rehab and maintaining a connection with us will be a great weapon in the fight against addiction. You may have felt alone entering rehab, but with Nova Recovery you will leave knowing that there are loads of people ready to stop you feeling – and we’ll even be there to catch you if you do.


Family and Friend Referral Service

Not everyone realises that they need help on their own. Behind every addiction struggle, there is a host of family and loved ones that are suffering too. We at Nova Recovery understand the heightened emotions around dynamics such as this and it’s why we offer help to those looking to find help for others.

Through our referral service, you can find the advice and guidance you need to help a loved one make the step towards recovery. Our team here can help you greater understand the physical and psychological issues the person addicted is confronted with and, in turn, can impress on them the importance of needing to change.

Together, through patience and understanding, we can show everyone involved the importance and value of attending rehab and hopefully reach a resolution that works for everyone. If discussions go well then admission can be quick and your loved one can quickly get the help they need.


Get in Touch Today

There is no shame in asking for help, so don’t delay in getting in touch. If you want to know more about our drug and alcohol services or, even better, are ready to book a place at Nova Recovery in Largs, Scotland get in touch today. You can call us at 01475 303998 or email us at info@novarecovery.co.uk. There is also a contact form on the website that you can use, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Drug & Alcohol rehab FAQ’s

Can you recover without rehab? 

Yes, you can but doing it successfully and maintaining sobriety is a very rare feat to accomplish without professional help. Coming off drugs or alcohol alone can be very dangerous as your body may have become dependent on the substances – some people experience serious medical difficulties if they go it alone. Also attending a drug and alcohol rehab will help you confront the emotional issues that led to addiction and provide you with coping techniques. It takes a rare kind of strength to recover without rehab and it is best to seek professional help in any kind of capacity.

What are the most common treatments for addiction? 

Going through drug or alcohol detox is a common treatment to help deal with the physical side of addiction. Therapeutic treatments such as CBT and DBT are the backbone of effective drug and alcohol treatment, providing you with the tools to manage your life and the stresses that it will bring.

Will sober living increase my overall health? 

Yes. Suffering from addiction means you are putting substances into your body that are harming you and can bring about or exacerbate existing conditions. Drug and alcohol abuse damages organs such as the brain and liver – without them being under constant strain you can once again be on a level platform. Sober living means that substances won’t be decreasing your health – to increase health further it’s best to live a healthy lifestyle built around exercise, eating well, and taking care of your mental health.