Going back into history, addiction was considered a moral failure or an impure character. However, with time, the myth has burst and people are considering it as any other illness.
But that’s not it. There are so many other myths surrounding the idea of rehab. Thus, today we will uncover the truths behind these myths.
- Myth: Only wealthy people can go to rehab
Well, the fact is, rehab is for everyone. When addiction does not discriminate on economical status, how can we?
Though rehab may seem expensive to others, it is not a place you don’t belong to. You can always choose options like insurance payment to cover the cost.
- Myth: Rehab begins when you hit “rock bottom”
Not at all. In fact, there is no right or wrong time to begin treatment. You can join a rehab whenever you feel the need for it. If you feel your addiction is affecting you severely, join rehab immediately. Also, we will help you at any stage of your addiction. Hence, never hesitate to seek treatment.
- Myth: Rehab is for the ones who can’t quit on their own
Again, rehab is for everyone! If you feel you need help, join a rehab. Do not wait and try to quit on your own. Most of those who try to quit on their fail and relapse. Hence, do not attempt if you feel you can’t do it.
- Myth: Rehab eliminates the risk of relapse
Well, rehab does reduce the risk of relapse but does not eliminate it. We can offer all sorts of help for you to stay sober but going back to substances will be your decision entirely. Even if you relapse, we do not blame you because it is a part of the process and likely to happen in most cases. Thus, do not worry about relapse, just trust us and begin treatment soon!
- Myth: Rehab does not work when started forcefully
Well, the process still works in the same way even when you don’t want treatment. However, the results of it won’t always be satisfactory. Since you were not up for it, you might resist treatment at first. But eventually, as you begin to feel better, you will be willing to participate in therapies and other activities.