Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation Services

A&A services offer a variety of residential addiction treatment programmes for the people we support. Everyone will participate in a bespoke integrative recovery programme, that is tailored to suit their needs.

Our therapeutic model includes:

  • 12-step philosophy and group work
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Addiction workshops
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Team building activities
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Arts and crafts
  • Yoga
  • Interpersonal group therapy
  • Same-sex relationships
  • WRAPS programme
  • How to cope in the community
  • One-to-one therapy work with a focus on core issues
  • Healthy eating/lifestyles
  • Getting back into work (optional)
  • How to budget
  • Cooking skills
  • Looking at enrolling on short courses where free funding is available (optional)

A&A services therapeutic programme is designed to meet each individual’s mental, spiritual and emotional needs. We also see the importance of family support and family involvement with the people we support and their recovery and journey therefore we offer:

  • Family mediation sessions
  • Couples mediation sessions

 

A&A services undertake rehabilitation services across 2 sites, currently with a total of 30 placements.

Addictions we help with include:

Alcohol
Don’t be fooled by the fact that alcohol is legal – it is an addictive substance that is available almost everywhere.

Alcohol is often used as a coping mechanism, but too much of it can lead to the opposite effect.

Problems can include severe liver damage, high blood pressure, impotence, depression, short-term memory loss, and a host of other problems.

Benzodiazepine
This medication is usually used to treat anxiety, sleeping problems, and epileptic seizures.

They generally have a calming effect on your brain and because it is an effective drug, it is notoriously difficult to get over in the same way as alcohol.

The withdrawal process needs to be managed sensibly as benzodiazepine cannot be immediately stopped without consequences, which is why you should call experts such as ourselves to help you get over them.

Cannabis
Also known as marijuana, weed, dope, pot, and hash, cannabis is one of the most popular drugs on the market today.

THC is a part of cannabis and this goes to the brain and stimulates the pleasure centres, which leads to addiction.

Although often seen as a ‘safe’ drug, users can experience anxiety and paranoia, while the fact that it contains carbon monoxide can cause problems for your lungs and heart.

Cocaine

Considered one of the worst drugs on the market, people feel a euphoric high when taking coke or blow that the user feels can only be replicated by taking more cocaine.

This high combines with a crash effect when the drug wears off, which leads to fatigue and depression. The effects of cocaine can begin even after the first use and can lead to all manner of problems. Professional help is required to get over this drug.

Codeine
Codeine can be used for legitimate medical purposes but it is also highly addictive and provides people with an overall sense of calm and pleasure.

It is used to treat pain that doesn’t respond to painkillers but it can cause symptoms such as high blood pressure, loss of appetite, confusion, nausea, constipation, and other symptoms.

Heroin & Opiates
Heroin is the most lethal and abused opiate in the world. Opiates react with pleasure and pain relief sensors in the brain to create euphoria and contentment.

There are multiple side effects including lightheadedness, sweating, and difficulty in breathing. Users also build up tolerance to the drug, which means what is fine for one person can kill another. The withdrawal process can also produce serious side effects.

Our innovative treatment can get your life back on track as we use a variety of different therapies to help you.

Mephedrone
Closely related to amphetamines like speed and ecstasy, mephedrone is one of the newer drugs on the market.

Effects can vary a lot and the dangers are becoming more apparent as time goes by, which is why it is now illegal.

The risk is increased when combined with alcohol so to find out more about the potential effects this drug could have on you, call us now.

Prescription Drugs
Pharmacies sell over-the-counter drugs that contain opiates and antidepressants, which can lead to dependency.

If you are needing more of the drug to cope with a problem, then this is a sign you could be affected.

There are a range of symptoms depending on the type of drug you are using. Just because you are using a legal drug, it can still lead to addiction and you may need help from experts such as ourselves.

How Can You Support?

A&A Services are proud to work with a number of individuals or businesses across the West Midlands that can help in a variety of ways including:

- Financial Donations -
- Food Donations -
- Furniture Donations -

“ Every little helps, so if you are an individual or business that can offer support then please contact the team today ”

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