Secondary Treatment in and Around Cardiff information


Drug and liquor treatment specialists have solution of different sorts and provide care in various phases. Most of the time, individuals who are having dependency difficulties gain from range of treatment with developing phases of programmes and assistance. A number though fare well with just the initial care which includes inpatient programme or rehab while for some, like those who require additional assistance and longer recuperating time, proceed from initial care to sober living homes (tertiary programmes). A number of treatment facilities offer supplementary steps which may come in the form of secondary medical care. Individual needs, finances, and other factors are included in defining the level of care (primary, secondary or tertiary).


Inpatient treatment is included in the Primary Treatment, starting with analysis and detox and it is the first phase of recovery process. Once the detox has finished the patient will benefit from intensive counselling, both alone and in groups, to help them understand how addiction affects the mind and the body. Such an exceedingly helpful environment can help customers create adapting methods, rebuild self esteem, recognize triggers and resolve different mental issues usually part of addictive behaviour.

Involvement by the family is highly recommended.

  • A strong foundation for long-term recovery is built by the primary treatment.
  • 30 to 90 days is the normal cycle of this treatment
  • After primary treatment, the secondary treatment which is the middle treatment phase starts

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 supportive but somehow less structured than primary treatment. This stage lasts from 1 to 6 months and will help an individual return to a sober life.

This phase is a perilous time for some in recuperation and danger of backslide is high. Gaining control of their lives is helped through the process of learning to see the importance of responsibility and accountability of their own actions. The secondary treatment can last from 1 to 6 months.


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Move Back To A Sober Life In Cardiff

Tertiary Treatment (Sober Living Houses) is required for those people who need help for longer terms because they recover slowly Support is paramount. Sober living houses aren't always "houses", but may consist of apartment, condos, or even residential neighbourhoods of different houses. Residents usually pay a fee to cover room and board and may be expected to pay for their own food.


Sober living houses have varied treatment structures, but the objective of such houses is to give a protected, quiet environment for successful recuperation and help people adapt to renewed , calm way of life.


Patients May Stay For Two To Three Months

Residents of sober living houses are expected to stick to different regulations, often consisting of a curfew and participation in household tasks. In comparison to the primary and secondary care, sober living houses provide more private responsibility. Residents are usually allowed to come and go freely during the day but are mostly expected to work or attend school. A negative result to a random drug test could have you back in rehab and you will be asked to leave the sober house.


At Alcohol Rehab Cardiff, secure inpatient medical care is followed with individual postcare wherein each patient's specialist actually travel home along with him or her for a certain number of week or months to assist the him or her in going about with his or her everyday life and come up with wholesome activities which is helpful during continuous recovery. After this phase of treatment our advisor will available to the customer through telephone or Skype and can gain fruitful guidance and advice.