What to do if the addict does not want to be treated
If a drug addict or alcoholic does not want to be treated?
Addiction destroys a person’s mind, deforms his personality. Under the influence of drugs, the addict is not able to analyze his condition, he is sure that only a stimulant will bring him happiness and well-being. That is why one of the main symptoms of addiction is the refusal of a sick person from treatment.
Relatives of drug addicts constantly face a similar problem: trying to convince their loved ones of the need for rehabilitation, they run into a wall of misunderstanding, aggression and a persistent unwillingness to change their lives. Thanks to the intervention procedure carried out by experienced psychologists at the Transformation drug rehabilitation center, the addict will be motivated for treatment and take the first step towards health and drug freedom.
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How does this happen?
The interventional procedure begins with the addict’s family. A conversation is held with the patient’s family, thanks to which psychologists learn the details of the relationship in the house and the life of the victim of addiction. This information further helps our specialists find an approach to the patient and motivate him for treatment.
When talking with relatives of the addict, psychologists explain to them how they should behave before the patient’s conversation with psychologists and after the intervention. This avoids conflicts, misunderstandings between family members and the breakdown of the addict.
An individual approach to each case, many years of work experience and special psychological techniques allow psychologists to influence the patient’s outlook, change his attitude towards life and addiction, and persuade them to accept the help of professionals. Without coercion and threats, the addict agrees to treatment.
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The infographic summarizes the essence of the 12-step treatment program.
12-step treatment process
Acknowledging Our Powerlessness: The first step in the program for the addict is to admit that he is no longer in control of his own life. Understanding that we cannot save our lives on our own is the first step to our recovery.
In his struggle with the disease, the patient can enlist the help of God, such as he sees him.
The patient learns to trust the power that leads him to recovery; he completely delegates control of his life to this power.
The stage of careful introspection: the patient reveals his hidden fears and negative experiences to the group in order to understand the root cause of the development of the disease.
The patient accepts himself and his negative experience; he admits his mistakes not only to himself, but also to his loved ones and to God leading him.
The patient prepares for active actions aimed at getting rid of the disease. He understands that alcohol or drugs is not the cause of addiction. The reason lies in himself. You can defeat addiction only by changing yourself.
Based on the experience of other members of the group, patients begin to correct their own behavioral patterns, correcting their shortcomings.
The patient makes a list of the people he has harmed during his illness and prepares himself to apologize for the pain and make amends.
The patient apologizes and compensates for the damage to all people offended by him. Thus, he gets rid of remorse and forgives himself.
The patient develops the habit of constantly analyzing his actions and immediately admitting his mistakes. This is learning self-control and responsibility for his life
The patient continues his path of reflection. This allows him to develop the spiritual essence of the addict, his moral sphere.
The patient uses the knowledge gained during the course to help himself and other victims of addiction. He uses these skills in all areas of his life, thus achieving inner harmony and happiness.
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