Recovery from Addiction goes through distinctly defined period as follows:
|1||Pre-Treatment||Recognition of Addiction|
|2||Stabilisation||Handling Withdrawal Symptoms & Crisis Management|
|3||Early Recovery||Recovery from Post Acute Withdrawal|
|4||Middle Recovery||Balanced Living|
|5||Final Recovery Stage||Positive Personality Changes, Growth & Development.|
What are the problems experienced during initial stages of abstinence (Initial period of Recovery)?
- Internal & External Dysfunction.
- Thought Process Impairment.
- Emotional Process.
- Problems with remembering things.
- High level of stress.
- Difficulty in sleeping restfully.
- Difficulty with physical coordination.
- Denial returns.
- Avoidance & Defensiveness.
- Crisis Building.
- Confusion & Over reaction
Changes during Recovery in Rehab
There are distinctive changes in an addict person during abstinence & recovery and these are evident at particular time period.
Average time period of abstinence and evident traits
|First 90 days (3 Months)||ACTION (Addict will think before Acting on Impulse.)|
|90 to 180 days (6 Months)||INTENTION (Addicts Intention of using is negated.)|
|180 to 270 days (9 Months)||BEHAVIOUR (Addicts behaviour pattern changes.)|
|270+ days (9 Months & Up)||VALUE (Value of Soberness & Recovery is understood)|