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Edinburgh Private Drugs Addiction Treatment Clinic

Edinburgh Private Drugs Addiction Treatment ClinicAre you from Edinburgh worried you may have a drug addiction problem?

Drug abuse is common across Scotland. It was estimated that there were 61,500 problem drug users in Scotland during 2012/13. 

In many deaths were heroin, morphine and ‘new psychoactive substances’ (NPS’s), which were formerly known as ‘legal highs’.

Cocaine is an increasingly popular drug in Edinburgh, and cocaine-related deaths increased thrice from 2010 to 2015.

Castle Craig, a private addiction clinic near Edinburgh

Castle Craig Hospital is an addiction clinic-based 45 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh.

Our leading rehab service has successfully treated patients with alcohol, drug and gambling addiction for over 30 years.

Castle Craig provides excellent treatment facilities and the most incredible quality of care in Edinburgh.

Castle Craig is set within a discreet, scenic location close to Edinburgh, that provides a highly motivating atmosphere for recovery.

The treatment programme, based on the 12-step philosophy, involves detox, group and individual therapy, CBT, and holistic therapies.

After completing treatment, patients are encouraged to attend our weekly group therapy meetings held at Castle Craig and in Falkirk.

These are offered to all patients as part of our continuing care programme. 

Drug addiction is hugely damaging to health, as well as causing problems in relationships, and hurting career prospects.

Addicted people should access treatment services as soon as possible to ensure the best chance for recovery.

The longer a problem is left untreated, the more difficult it will be for the patient to achieve long-lasting sobriety.

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Alcohol & drug problems in the workplace

The importance of rehab treatment


This video features insights from addictions professionals and a former rehab patient into the importance of professional treatment for employees with alcohol and drug problems.  

Employers often ignore alcohol and drug abuse in the workplace until it is too late.

Residential rehab treatment can transform an addicted employee from a liability to a productive and fulfilled worker. 

Private addiction treatment options near Edinburgh

If you or someone you know struggles with drug addiction, you should seek help immediately.

Diagnosing the problem and accessing treatment early on vastly increase the chances of recovery. Conversely, the longer you wait to act, the harder it will be to make a full and sustained recovery.

Edinburgh has a range of treatment options for those suffering from drug addiction. You can access both inpatient and outpatient facilities.

The best treatment for you is dependent on a number of factors such as which substance is being abused, for how long, and how heavily.

It is also important to take into account whether you are suffering any co-occurring psychological issues such as depression, anxiety or personality disorders.

Last Updated on June 15, 2022 by Alison