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The Most Common Obstacles in Alcohol Rehab Success

Without professional addiction treatment, someone suffering from alcohol addiction will only get worse. Once they enter into an alcohol rehab program they receive the necessary support and treatment they need to achieve and sustain sobriety. The therapeutic process supplements the mind, the body and the spirit

Yet not everyone makes it through the first try at alcohol rehab. In truth, there are many obstacles that keep addicts from looking into addiction treatment. The following represents some of the most common obstacles to obtaining success at an alcohol rehab.

What are the Biggest Hurdles to Alcohol Rehab Success?

Negative attitude - Even though this sounds easy but the client's attitude plays a significant role in how successful they will be in alcohol rehab. If the client uses most of their time and energy "fighting back" against their counsellors, they lose time to getting well.

Outside Distractions - Client's going through a difficult time at home or work will be distracted from their therapeutic goals. This is more likely to happen in an outpatient alcohol rehab where the individual returns to their environment in the evening.

Being dishonest - Individuals who are not honest with themselves and their addiction counsellors and peers, they are being counter-productive towards their recovery. Alcohol rehab is all about honesty and with it progress is made. Those who lie during treatment are hurting themselves and interfere with their own chances at maintaining sobriety.

Being inattentive - Many individuals will simply complete an alcohol rehab program by failing to contribute during group counselling sessions. This is unfortunate because those who are actively involved in their treatment program are usually the ones most likely to be successful. Alcohol rehab treatment every day provides new information and techniques that can be applied when they complete their addiction treatment. By not paying attention someone misses out on this and will struggle as a result.

Being condescending to others - There will be at least one person who feels that alcohol rehab is somehow beneath them. These clients will lose out on the chances of getting real help and value out of their treatment program and may negatively influence others because of distractions they cause. Everyone needs to remember that everyone is going through the same trials and tribulations. Everyone's situations may be vastly different but in the end everyone is trying to achieve the same goal of sobriety.

Sobriety Home Foundation is a 12 client residential alcohol drug rehab treatment center that provides individualized professional addiction treatment in a serene comfortable environment awarding clients privacy and confidentiality. We are located in Godmanchester, Quebec which is only one hour's drive from Montreal. Contact us at 1-877-777-4386 for more information.