TESTIMONIALS

A year after the hospital discharge our patients talk about their experiences

“ I’m satisfied, without a doubt. What most helped me was the magic potion from the hospital, which did me some good, during my first admission as well as the follow-up. I would have liked more of those because I felt good taking them. ”

C.R., 29 years old

2g. coke a day from the age of 18

“ Yes, really happy. For me, the treatment was like a miracle. Since I left I haven’t felt like consuming, I’ve seen friends do it, but I didn’t try it and I don’t want to. ”

B., 36 years old
1.5g. of coke a day from the age of 32

“ I feel motivated. I’m going to adopt a child, I want to look after my wife, who’s had a rough time. When we were in the hospital we had a bad time and the team helped me a lot. The nurse, the carer, the doctor, the psychologist…all of them. They treated me really well. I’m really happy. It’s the best money I’ve ever spent because I was ending my life. It robs you of your life and your freedom and now I feel free. I enjoy things. I have decided that my last relapse was my last because I have that main motivation, my son and my wife, and I can’t say more than thank you for your help. ”

J.L., 38 years old
1g. of coke a day from the age of 37

“ Everything’s gone great. It couldn’t have been better, I have always been attended to by the doctor at the hospital and everything has been fantastic. The clinic, the therapy, the therapy centre, very comfortable. ”

J.C., 41 years old
Daily consumption of cocaine from the age of 35

“ For me, the most important part of the treatment was the medication, though now I don’t need to take it. I have recommended the treatment in my workplace, because now I notice more people who have this type of problem. ”

J.R.C., 26 years old
1.5 g of coke a week from the age of 25

“ All my expectations have been met despite the fact that I arrived at the hospital in a bad state with withdrawal syndrome. I never thought that I could achieve what I have achieved in this last year. My family is very happy. ”

G.T., 29 years old
1g. of coke a day from the age of 25

“ I was treated wonderfully during the two days at the hospital. I haven’t felt like consuming all year, and I currently feel great. ”

C., 41 years old
4g. of coke a week from the age of 38

“ Everything’s gone perfectly and I wouldn’t change anything about the treatment. I was fine in the hospital and great with the network therapist. They cleared up all my medical doubts and that’s really good. Everything has been fantastic. ”

M.D., 27 years old
1g. of cocaine a day for the last 4 years and 20 units of alcohol a week from the age of 15

“ Yes, everything was good. In the hospital, everything was good, the doctors, the psychologists. The psychologist, everything….because everything has changed, my relationships have changed. Now I’m married and we are expecting a child. ”

E.L.L., 40 years old
4g. of cocaine a day from the age of 23

“ All positive. I’m really happy. I’m a different person. I can only praise you all. It has been better than I expected. I’m totally cured. ”

M., 43 years old
62 units of alcohol a month from the age of 24 and 4g. of cocaine from the age of 25

“ Yes, I am satisfied, the application of the method is very simple…I don’t know what medication it is, but it works…it worked for me. I don’t feel like consuming, and haven’t felt like it throughout the treatment. It’s only two days in the hospital, there in the clinic, but it must be enough. I have changed a lot this year and I’m well. ”

E.V., 38 years old
2g. of cocaine a week from the age of 18 and 23 units of alcohol a week from the age of 13

“ I’m very happy. Very happy. Everything has changed. I have changed. I’m thrilled. I felt good since the first day at the clinic and also I didn’t have a bad time at any stage of the treatment. Since I left the clinic I haven’t felt like consuming. And taking my social life into account, I haven’t weakened at any moment. Without a doubt, if something happed to me, though it’s not going to happen, I would come back to you. ”

J.L., 39 years old
1g. of cocaine every 2 weeks and 29 units of alcohol every 2 weeks from the age of 20

“ What helped me most was the stay in the hospital. I went there with a lot of anxiety and as soon as I arrived in Madrid that was taken away. I was very insecure and that was taken away by the treatment at the hospital. I think physically they took away everything. With the medication, and also psychologically. I felt at home with the team there. The treatment has been 99% effective personally and collectively, and I have recommended it to a friend. ”

R.E., 34 years old
1g. of cocaine a week from the age of 23 and 6 units of alcohol a day from the age of 20

“ I am very happy with the psychotherapy, also when I was in the hospital, how I was treated by the clinical team, it was great with all of you, very good. I have always been attended to individually, they have cleared up any doubts, they have helped me in every respect. ”

J.O., 41 years old
3g. of cocaine a day from the age of 18 and 2 units of alcohol a day from the age of 21

“ I am 100% satisfied with the treatment. From the beginning I had a very good relationship with the therapist. She is the one who has given me the key so that I don’t relapse. Of course, there is also the effect of the medication I was taking and the support of the doctor at the hospital….all the treatment is satisfactory for me. The follow-up has helped me a lot. It’s been like a postnatal period. If the birth went well at the clinic, seeing the psychologist has helped me a lot. I have see a lot, well a few psychologists and with them I never felt so comfortable from the first day like with the psychologist at TAVAD. ”

F.M., 45 years old
0.5g. of cocaine a day from the age of 15“

Fantastic. I am enormously satisfied with the treatment. The objectives have been achieved. I feel very good. The way I have been treated by all the professionals has been excellent. I had my doubts about psychologists, but the therapist is fantastic, she’s exceptional. The doctor at the hospital couldn’t have treated me better and solved a problem due to the lack of coordination when assigning beds on my reinforcement day. He attended to me very well. ”

R.G., 37 years old
3g. of cocaine a week from the age of 27

“ What helped me most was the stay at the clinic. The first two or three days at the hospital. And the medication. I think that’s what stopped me wanting to consume. The sessions have also been very useful. Thy have helped me think The opening times and the Centre, very good. Well coordinated with the psychologist. ”

J.O., 37 years old
4g. of cocaine a week from the age of 35

“ The treatment went very well. The medication was very good. And I have always had support and meetings on the subject of the medication. The role of the therapist has also been very good. In general, the attention at TAVAD has been very good. This is what I would highlight. ”

M.L., 31 years old
3g. of cocaine a day, 3 times a week, for the last year

“ I am very happy with the hospital work in Madrid. With the therapist, too. I feel really good, in mood, as well as physically and mentally. I’m much more focused at work, they’ve given me more responsibility. Everything is much better. Everything’s good at home too, there is no longer tension, everything’s a lot calmer, more relaxed…Everything is honestly very good. ”

J.G., 30 years old
3g. od cocaine occasionally from the age of 20

“ The most effective part of this treatment is that it has made me aware of my illness and see the risks of addiction. I have attended the sessions very occasionally because of different circumstances like my illness, but I’ve ended up fine. I’m back with my wife and now we are expecting our third child. ”

C., 42 years old
3g. of cocaine and 25 units of alcohol a week from the age of 25

“ I’m satisfied with the treatment, with the therapist, with the attention given…with everything, with the clinic, with the personal attention I have received, with the results…I feel very good…I have felt good throughout the therapy. ”

D.B., 25 years old
4.5g. of cocaine every 3 days from the age of 16 and 4 units of alcohol a day from the age of 12

“ I arrived for treatment having consumed a lot the day before. It has changed everything, my life, everything. The doctors treated me very well because I had doubts about some medication and they resolved this very quickly. ”

J.L., 34 years old
2g. of cocaine a day and two joints from the age of 32

“ I am very happy with the treatment and my results. The network therapist helped me a lot and everything’s fine. I’m very happy. The procedure that you have worked well for me. ”

F.C., 35 years old
2g. of cocaine a day and 14.5 units of alcohol, 3 times a week for the last four years.

“ I’m great, the best money I’ve ever spent. I don’t know, when I was admitted it was a strange feeling, of confusion. The sessions with the network therapist, the best part of the treatment. ”

J.G., 47 years old
1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 43

“ I’m very satisfied. I was treated wonderfully, by the medical team as well as the network therapist. Even with my network therapist, when I changed the appointments a hundred times, he responded marvellously. You only have to see the results and the objective achieved and how well I feel. I’m going to be a father and I am happy. They have always made me feel comfortable. ”

R.M., 30 years old
1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 23

“ I feel very satisfied with the treatment I have undergone. Before I wasn’t living, I was living badly. Now I know what it is to live. I have lost weight. Before, with the alcohol I was swollen. I’ve had extensions, dyed my hair, I get dressed up. The team is fantastic, they did everything they could for me and for my mother. Everything is incredible. The centre, the chalet, everything. The medication is very good and it has helped me a lot, but it’s the psychologists who have shown me the guidelines to know how to live, to have goals and see what I should do. ”

I.M., 26 years old
53 units of alcohol 3 times a week from the age of 20 and 1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 22

“ The hospital treatment went very well. I have also felt at ease with the therapist. Working together is how I have managed to do it. It’s been a great help. ”

C., 33 years old
4g. of cocaine a week from the age of 18 and 7 units of alcohol a day from the age of 16

“ The treatment surprised me because its application is so simple. It’s been a long, hard road to get to where I am…but it’s all been positive. The results are positive. You have helped me a lot. I’m very happy. The therapy has evolved well and the psychologist is fantastic. I recognise that the result depends on oneself and the guidelines set are very good to beat an addiction. ”

J., 33 years old
1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 29

“ What has helped me most is the medication and the therapy with the psychologist. The therapist is obviously making a real effort for me, my case, for me to get better. The hospital treatment very good and I felt comfortable. I am very demanding and that’s why I noticed I was out of control and uncoordinated and when trying to tackle the matter I didn’t know who to call. What I most value is that the treatment is continuous from both a medical and psychological point of view. In general I am very happy. ”

R.M., 39 years old
54 units of alcohol a day from the age of 36 and 1g. of cocaine occasionally also from the age of 36

“ It’s gone really well. I was in Madrid one year ago, accompanied by my sister and I felt very good there. I attended my 27 sessions and I feel great. Now I attend to my work and responsibilities. The final result is very good. Now I have an identity. I can make decisions. Because before I was ill. I’ve made a big effort. I have 3 daughters. My life and family are on the line. I’m very satisfied. Very satisfied…The medical control, great, I spent 6 months taking gabapentin. I have experienced new feelings that I had lost. I have put on weight. I’m aware of everything. Before my mind was blocked and I would give anything to have been there. I had accumulated tiredness. I was exhausted by so much consumption. ”

J.G., 38 years old
2g. of cocaine from the age of 13 and 30 units of alcohol a day from the age of 22

“ The treatment is really good, it was really worth doing it. I decided to do it for myself. My wife is thrilled. I always recommend it when I can. In fact, I already have, but the drawback is that the treatment is very expensive, but if it’s about health, it’s a good investment…better than spending it on other things…you know…I think the treatment is perfect. I have forgotten all about the matter and quite quickly. I don’t know what the doctors at the hospital gave me, but it was very good. It helped me a lot to be there. ”

R., 38 years old
1.5g. of cocaine from the age of 18

“ It couldn’t be better. Everything was impeccable. It’s very good. I am really happy with my present state. The network therapist was very good. ”

B., 29 years old
0.5g. of cocaine since a year ago.

“ After the therapy, I have had a lot of changes in my life, in fact, everything changed, they showed me ways not to start consuming again. ”

M.C., 39 years old
2.5g. of cocaine a week from the age of 26

“ A lot of things have helped me, but above all the psychologists, to get to know myself well. I would highlight their therapy work. The medication was a support and I’m sure it has helped me a lot, but as I didn’t really realise, it has been very easy to take, that’s why I would highlight the therapy work. Everything was very good. I feel really good. I can’t say anything but really good. ”

J.F., 37 years old
3g. of cocaine a day from the age of 30

“ I am 100% satisfied. I know that 50% of the responsibility of getting better was mine, but I’m very happy. It has been useful. The goal has been achieved. I’m very happy and satisfied with the therapist. I have taken the medication according to the medical guidelines which the network therapist monitored for me and it’s really good. I’m so well that I don’t need to ask anything at the clinic. You have given me fundamental support. Thank you. ”

R., 46 years old
2g. of cocaine a day from the age of 35

“ Everything was very good. I’m very happy. Although at the beginning I had my doubts, I’m thrilled. The network therapist has been a great support. I have felt relaxed and very comfortable with her and with everyone who has treated me, the same. I have been very well all year. I feel really well now. Before I couldn’t see for all the problems I had, and what I did, I was lost, but now I’m really well. I’ve never had to call the clinic, nor the doctors…I’ve done everything through the psychologist. ”

J.M., 34 years old
11 units of alcohol form the age of 21, 3 times a week and 2g. of cocaine, 3 times a week from the age of 31

“ When you leave the hospital, you go away so motivate that you are overconfident, that’s why I had subsequent therapy. They knew how to take me where I wanted to go, which was to feel dignity. ”

C., 44 years old
1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 23

“ If I hadn’t found this, I don’t know where I’d be now. At the beginning I was frightened, but later very well. ”

M.C.G., 41 years old
14 units of alcohol a dy from the age of 34

“ At the hospital, people treated me very well, also, I had a problem with a needle which hurt me and the nurses came immediately to help me. ”

J.E., 27 years old
1g. of cocaine a week and 36.4 units of alcohol a week from the age of 24

“ I arrived in a bad state, but now I’m completely clean. The psychologist was a lovely person who understood me from the beginning. ”

X.C., 33 years old
1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 30

“ I saw the hospital part as a stage I had to get through because I had been consuming for 11 years. After I asked for more sessions, until over a year had passed. For me, doing this has been like coming back to life. ”

L.G., 33 years old
1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 20

“ I finished my treatment this week and I feel great. To feel calmer I have had a disulfiram injection which will last until next month. ”

C.D., 31 years old
1g. of cocaine and three units of alcohol a day from the age of 28

“ Yes, I’m very happy. The therapist was wonderful. It wasn’t difficult for me to undergo the treatment. I was really bad and now I feel really good. ”

V.G., 33 years old
3g. of cocaine a day from the age of 30

“ All the treatment was very good. I would have to give a very good evaluation to everything. The therapy was very good and it’s the network therapist who controlled the medication. ”

S.C., 29 years old
0.75g. of cocaine a day from the age of 26

“ I thought I had been beaten and I didn’t know how to give up, and I’ve given up. It helps to know that it’s possible to achieve. I was shown this by the follow-up with the psychologist. It’s like getting to the appointment. It was an effort, but I was aware that I had to make this effort to achieve something. ”

J.M.F., 41 years old
2g. of cocaine a week from the age of 36“

yes. Very satisfied. Very good. Very comfortable with the therapist, though it was a drag to go from Cáceres to Salamanca, but very good. ”

J.G., 25 years old
2g. of cocaine occasionally from the age of 22

“ I’m calling to congratulate you, thank you, above all the psychologist for the counselling and support…I have random problems, mostly financial, but the problem of addiction, that one, is totally over and I’m well…The whole team has been wonderful, everything has been right. ”

R.F., 50 years old
2g. of cocaine a day from the age of 30, also hashish

“ I’m very happy with all the treatment. The last stage was the most effective because of the psychological work we have done with the therapist. I have achieved my aim. I’m very satisfied with the work of the psychologist. The triumph is hers. I’m also very happy with the medical control. At the beginning I didn’t believe in admission and now I do. I’ve done it. The best results are thanks to the psychotherapy. I have noticed the physical side less, but I do notice that my brain has recovered. I had a desperate reason to end my life and now I’m great. ”

B.I., 35 years old
0.2g. of cocaine a day and 0.3g. of methadone with tranquillizers from the age of 35

“ The first day I thought it was going to be quite difficult, but thanks to the psychologist, I did it. ”

C., 41 years old
3g. of cocaine 3 times a week from the age of 27

“ The psychological part is 90% of the treatment. I feel very well, but you can never lower your guard. ”

L.M.P., 37 years old
1g. Of cocaine a day from the age of 30

“ Everything was perfect, I wouldn’t highlight anything specially. They have helped me a lot. It’s worked for me. I’m well. ”

R.R., 18 years old
6g. of cocaine a day from the age of 15

“ I left early on the morning I was discharged because I felt really good and I went skiing. I felt perfect, although I didn’t know if this was due to the chemicals in the treatment or not, but I didn’t mind. I don’t want to think about it. I just know that I felt good. ”

V., 36 years old
5g. of cocaine every 2 weeks from the age of 19

“ I’m very satisfied with the treatment. Everything’s good. It’s my first clinic, but good. The psychologist told me that the expectations have been met. Although I see this is a stage because this is a big problem, although people don’t know it, I’ve been well for a year and I have to keep at it. ”

E., 21 years old
1g. of cocaine a day from the age of 16

“ After the treatment I feel very good, very calm, my goals have been achieved and I would, without a doubt, recommend the treatment. ”

D.R., 31 years old
6g. of cocaine a week and 36 units of alcohol a day from the age of 15

“ This has given me an answer to my problems and I have followed all the guidelines set by the psychologist. Now I feel really good and I’ve started studying architecture ”

C.S., 30 years old
3g. of cocaine a day from the age of 26

“ I am satisfied with the two therapists I had. The therapy was the most important part of the treatment, without knowing the importance of the hospital treatment, here is when I have changed. With the follow-up I have become aware of the addiction I had. Everything has been fantastic, everything has been flexible, everybody has treated me exceptionally well. I see the hospital admission as something very far away, but the professionals that treated me are exceptional at dealing with people. I cannot evaluate the technical part, but I did feel good. ”

J.R., 36 years old
3g. of cocaine a day since 5 years ago

“ The therapy has been very important for me, because of the support that it has represented, because it has helped me open my eyes and now I’m fine. During the hospital stay I was surprised by the way they administered the medication because I’d never been admitted into hospital, but everything went well…all the treatment is really good. I am satisfied and happy because now I’ve left it all behind…the first thing I did was leave my circle of friends and find support in my family. ”

P.P., 40 years old
0.5g. of cocaine a week for the last 17 years

“ The network therapist was enormously professional. She has been attentive to all my needs at all times. She has offered me all her support. She has continuously given her support. I thought I’d never be able to get off it, because I was hooked on cocaine, BZ and alcohol; and I’ve achieved this thanks to you. I’d seen a lot of psychologists. I didn’t think it would work. The work carried out by the psychologist is amazing. ”

R., 37 years old
2g. of cocaine a day for the last 2 years, also 20 units of alcohol from the age of 26 and 16mg. of diazepam for the last 3 years

“ What most helped me through the treatment was my wife. She has been my fundamental support and of course the hospital treatment. Also, without a doubt, the therapist. He helped me a lot. We agreed on a lot of things and I got to where I am now. As a professional I would give him a 10. ”

M.M., 45 years old
2g. of cocaine a day from the age of 33

“ What has helped me most during the treatment in general, has been everything. What helped me most was the psychologist. Also, support from the family, but from TAVAD, the psychologist. ”

B.G., 22 years old
2g. of cocaine a day for the last 2 years and 8mg. of diazepam for the last 7 years

“ What helped me most has been the guidance of my therapist, without a doubt. Well, also the help of my parents and of course, my girlfriend. Everything has been an influence. All the sessions have been very productive. In all of them I have felt motivated to carry on and they have helped me a lot.”

R.C., 32 years old
3g. of cocaine from the age of 29