Outpatient vs Inpatient Treatments

For those who feel like all hope is lost, we’re here for you. We’ve helped over 10,000 pages receive the correct treatment they needed to help them commit to long-term recovery and rebuild their lives and families.

How do I choose between inpatient or outpatient treatment?

The Executive Rehab Guide for more than 30 years has been helping thousands and thousands of sufferers of depression, anxiety and stress get the right help they need to cope.

We understand how easy it is to give in to these emotions.

We also understand how hard it is to fight them.

That’s why we’re here to help connect you the right therapy programmes and wellness centres to help you get your life back on track.

“The staff have been really helpful, professional and nice.” – Radu O.

Our rehab facilities and wellness centres are all located in beautiful spots in the countryside across the UK.

Providing affordable and life-changing programmes, these wellness centres are dedicated to providing compassionate and long-lasting recovery methods.

Book your free assessment today or call us on 0808 274 5168 to speak to one of our specialists. Lines are open 24/7.

Finding the right help

When choosing a rehab facility for targeting alcohol or drug misuse, it is likely your guiding motivation is to free yourself from debilitating habits and regain control over your life, as quickly as possible.

If you are worried about your current responsibilities – whether family, work or other personal duties – you are probably anxious about taking time away from these things, and want to return to some kind of normality as soon as possible.

The Castle Craig Executive Programme offers an intensive rehab treatment plan with added wellness activities for clients. Reluctant to invest the time and commitment required for inpatient treatment, some people opt for outpatient options such as therapy or counselling, abstinence, or community support groups.

Although these options work for some people, it is often much more difficult than if you commit to a temporary stay in a facility that has all of the necessary support, professionals and experience to give you the support you needed to get better.

The time spent in a treatment facility is just a small fraction of your life in the grand scheme of things and can help you get better quicker and reduce the likelihood of relapse.

Do you have underlying issues feeding your habits?

Since we spend most of our lives moving from one task to the next, rarely slowing down to breathe or notice how we feel, it becomes easy to ignore or suppress underlying issues that may be the route of our addictive habits.

This can include disordered eating, anxiety, depression, stress or other generalised mood disorders.

Post-traumatic stress disorder is commonly linked to addiction and may be caused by a history of abuse, military service, assault or bereavement.

Often, these issues take a long time to uncover through long-term therapy but can be more easily identified in an intensive inpatient treatment programme.

How long is the programme?

The programme duration will depend on your situation and the methods of the treatment centre you chose.

Castle Craig offers 4-6 week inpatient detox and therapy programmes which incorporate multiple types of treatment including; individual Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, group therapy, detox support, fitness and healthy lifestyle support including mindfulness and relaxation techniques, art therapy or creative writing workshops if desired, and support networks post-residency.

Can you go through a detox period alone or are you in need of support?

If you have become dependent on alcohol or other drugs, your body may require a detoxification period.

Detoxing can be dangerous and unpleasant if not managed properly, which is why it can be so helpful to pick an inpatient treatment method since you will have the support available from experienced professionals at all times.

View more treatment options here.

Inpatient vs outpatient treatments: Compare the differences

Time to get started

If you think alcohol or drug use is affecting your life in negative ways, then call Castle Craig Hospital on Call 0808 1150 446.

Alternatively, you can contact VIA email. Feel free to contact for a casual conversation to find out more about the clinic and the treatment methods mentioned.

If you are not yet ready to make this contact and would like more advice, set up an appointment with your GP and find out what they recommend.

Be honest about the amount of alcohol/drugs you are using, and you can discuss any potential treatment methods you are interested in to find out their opinion.

Read more about Castle Craig’s executive rehab programmes.


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