Get Help from a Trusted Rehab Centre
There seems to be a stigma attached to the idea of going to rehab. The way that drug and rehab centres are portrayed in the media, certainly does not help in breaking that stigma. And the reality is that if you have not had a direct encounter with someone who has been through the rehabilitation process, the idea of going to a drug and rehab centre for help, may be daunting. In reality, rehabs are places of hope.
For Individuals Struggling with Drug Problems
Getting clean off drugs and alcohol is not a process that can be undertaken on your own. If you have taken the first step towards getting clean by admitting that you have a problem, the next step is to reach out for help. Getting professional help in the form of counselling and addiction treatment is the beginning of an all-important journey towards building the future you deserve.
No one expects anyone with a drug or alcohol problem to recover overnight. Recovery is a process that happens one day at a time – a process that involves both internal and external changes. Those changes take willingness, courage and help from people who understand both the harm that addiction can cause and the joy that recovery can bring.
The professionals who assist addicts at drug and rehab centres, have experience. To put it simply, they have seen it all and many of them have done it all. They understand what addicts and alcoholics go through and how their disease can be arrested before it’s too late. The reality is that if you are still alive and the choice to go to a drug and rehab centre is available to you, you are one of the lucky ones. There is hope for everyone – at any age and at any stage of your journey.
For Family Members, Friends or Concerned Associates
The choice to admit a loved one, friend or colleague to a drug and rehab centre may be a difficult one to make. You may have reservations about whether they will be in good hands and whether the process will produce long-term results. If you have those kinds of reservations, good – it shows that you have deep concern for the addict or alcoholic concerned and that you will most likely want to make an informed decision about what the next step should be.
One of the most important things to understand about the nature of addiction is that it is not a disease that can be arrested in isolation. The best chance any addict or alcoholic has, it to be surrounded by individuals who can relate to their experience – people who have walked the recovery path and who can attest to the fact that life after drugs and alcoholics is worth living. For that deep level of experience, you can turn to the professionals, knowing that you are amongst individuals who consider their jobs to be a way in which they can give back to society and help those in need.
If you or a loved one needs assistance with an addiction – know that help is readily available. The road to recovery is not always an easy one, but getting yourself or your loved one the best possible care from the team at Crossroads Recovery Centre provides you with a map to sober, healthy living. No matter how bad things seem, there is hope, and it’s only a phone call away. If you or anyone close to you needs help with an addiction to sex, gambling, substances, alcohol or food, please contact us for a free assessment.
Stories of Recovery
- The encouragement, love and support from the team at Crossroads allowed me to eventually see that I was worth something - that my life could be turned around and that I could accomplish the things that had long been a forgotten dream.Oliver VGRead more
- On the last day of my stint at Crossroads I could only express gratitude towards all who works there. A wise councillor once commented on my question when one is ready for rehab by explaining that when one is ready for rehab, rehab is ready for you.Johan BRead more
- I was lost and my soul was broken until I ended up at Crossroads and was introduced to the Twelve Steps. With the help of their excellent staff and amazing support I have recently been clean for 18 months, I could not have done it without them!Carla SRead more
- "Just for today I am more than three years in recovery. I have Cross Roads to thank for this wonderful gift. Cross Roads helped me to set a firm foundation in my recovery on which I can continue to build."Angelique JRead more