I Don’t Want To Go To Rehab
The song ‘Rehab‘ by Amy Winehouse tends to resonate strongly with those of us who eventually found our way into treatment. We can remember what it was like to be completely resistant to even the suggestion that we needed that kind of help. We all had our ‘no, no, no..’ period. Along with Amy in the song, there were also many of us who were once convinced, “there’s nothing you can teach me”. It turns out we were wrong, and rehab was exactly what we needed.
Why Don’t You Want to Go to Rehab?
One of the symptoms of addiction is denial (see below), and this means that our resistance to rehab is to be expected. Of course, most of us will be able to come up with more solid and plausible reasons for not going, but it usually turns out that these don’t make much sense given the seriousness of our situation. In the rest of this post we will examine some of the most common reasons we give for not wanting to go to rehab.
Reasons to Not Want to Go to Rehab
There will always be a ‘good’ reason not to go to rehab, but this just means we remain stuck in an increasingly painful situation. If you continue to have doubts, a member of our team will be happy to have a chat with you (don’t worry there is no commitment involved – just a chat). Contact us now to find out more.
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