Edinburgh/City of Edinburgh/EH8
28 days in alcohol and drug treatment centre is a very common solution for clients self-funding or paying via health insurance.
A number of UK insurers also offer an additional 14 days treatment for alcoholism should this be required. Please check your policy. Four weeks can offer a firm foundation for getting better and connect addicts to consultants and therapist for ongoing aftercare and it can provide a good introduction to recovery. alcoholics/addicts are introduced to AA or NA and gain a firm understanding of what and how to change.
There are many opportunities to go to rehab if you live in City of Edinburgh
We are a free help and assessment guide for selecting the right alcohol and drug treatment centre that can help you in accessing addiction treatment centre that is tailored to your issues and mental health problems caused by alcohol.
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You will receive:
- Aftercare and ongoing therapies
- Immediate admission
- One of the largest rehabs in the UK
- Full physical and psychological assessments
- Bespoke treatment programme and a comprehensive screening process
- Consultation about the problem and feedback provided on recovery
- Trauma therapy
- Psychiatric assessments
- One-to-one & therapy is available at your alcohol recovery centre
- Free aftercare for 12 months following treatment
Guide to getting help
Perhaps you are looking for flexible addiction help for you or a family member who may have alcohol issues. This a very hard time for you.
No matter where you live in Edinburgh or Scotland, there is the perfect long-term Residential rehab that can help you beat your addiction. We'll help you find it. Our trained addiction doctors are on hand 24 hours a day.
We are here to help. To book into your Edinburgh drug or alcohol rehab clinic of choice, call 0808 1150 446, we can offer advice on all aspects of accessing the right treatment for your problems caused by alcohol.
The calls are free and there is no-obligation to purchase or commit to anything. The helpline is run by Castle Craig, one of the oldest and best rehabs in the UK.
Starting the rehab process
NHS rehab Process: First stop is GP. Ask to be referred for both counselling sessions for your alcohol/addiction and to a local drug and alcohol team nearest to you in Edinburgh. Although NHS resources are limited, it is still possible to receive funding for treatment.
Private rehab Process
Self-funding: you can self refer. This means you can literally call and book, or simply turn up with a credit card to your alcohol and drug treatment centre of choice. See admissions.
Health insurance: choose your rehab and then ask GP to write a referral letter for you to take away. Alternatively, ask the doctor of advice on which hospital or clinic he recommends. More.
Arriving at the treatment centre
This will differ at different facilities but it is much the same everywhere
- You will be assessed so that your treatment needs and medical requirements are understood and a treatment plan is created
- You may need to detox
- You may be assigned a consultant psychiatrist near City of Edinburgh. They are in overall charge of your care and medication plan. They may make suggestions based on your diagnosis for additional medication or individual therapy on top of group work
- You may then assigned to a group of other patients etc.
- You are then possibly assigned a therapist or support worker/nurse locally in Edinburgh
- You may be given 12 step recovery literature
- You are probably shown your room which you may have to share
- You might then meet the rest of the alcoholics
Everyone is very friendly. The staff in Edinburgh have seen it all before so you are just another addict trying to recover. As patients, you are all in the same boat as everyone feels as raw and vulnerable as each other so making friends is normally easy.
Components of a rehab programme
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Does rehab work in Edinburgh?
Yes it does. There is a strong evidence base to support the treatment methods used at Castle Craig, as well as in support of residential rehabilitation treatment for alcohol/addictions.
What Are The Success Rates? "89% of those questioned after completing treatment at Castle Craig are either living with reduced alcohol or drug use or totally abstinent. More."
What's it like? Click here for more information.
Two reasons why rehabs work so well
Ownership: The treatment provided through hospital forces patients to take ownership of their circumstances, feeling, actions and relationships as opposed to blaming others.
Without anyone or anything else to blame, he or she must come to terms with the fact that they alone are responsible for changing their addictive behaviour AND they are responsible for their own recovery.
Tailored Treatment: Private clinics in Edinburgh tend to use a bespoke treatment model rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. Many addicts have co-occurring issues like post-traumatic stress disorders or sex and love issues. Addiction is often seen as a response to inner turmoil.
The ability to custom tailor a treatment plan enables clinic staff to achieve maximum benefits from every therapy chosen. Remember time is limited to 28-days if you have health insurance.
"Counsellors and staff genuinely cared and are very knowledgeable. Highly recommend rehab for treatment. I am grateful for all the help." Konnor March 2018 London
Why rehab might not work:
- Absence of dual diagnosis residential treatment
- Too many distractions and outside issues interfere with recovery in City of Edinburgh
- See addiction myths
Want an Addiction Recovery Program that works? See Getting into the right rehab, counselling and addiction therapy centre.
How long does rehab take?
Patients are usually admitted into treatment at a private clinic or hospital from four weeks to 6 months, depending on the severity of the addiction. The best results are achieved when people stay in treatment for at least 12 weeks. Detox can take place before admission or on arrival alongside other therapies. More.
A 'normal' day in rehab
Days will differ from rehab to rehab and alcohol/addiction to addiction. However, most rehabs in Edinburgh will follow a similar pattern.
A significant focus during treatment is on achieving clarity about the issues, people and surroundings in your life that have fuelled the desire to abuse drugs or alcohol/problems with internet, love bitcoin, food and shopping.
Sleeping in is not part of the programme. You get up early, get dressed, attend breakfast. Some clinics have morning meditation. Some clinics ask patients to clear away breakfast things on a rota.
- Breakfast is followed by group (often 90 minutes)
- Another Group (60 minutes)
- One to one session or Group ;(60 minutes)
- Group, yoga or Pilates session or lecture ;(60 minutes)
- Possible meeting with your consultant, social worker, help team
- There is often written step or life story work to do
Evening time: Normally patients are bused to a meeting of AA, NA, or relevant 12 step programme.
Diet: Several rehabs have adopted nutritional diets to combat mental health issues. There may be an absence of sugar and caffeine. Smoking is still allowed outside as it is said that addicts would not attend otherwise.
Devices: In some clinics phones or laptops use is forbidden or discouraged. Bear in mind that a person with internet or a gaming addiction may find other patient using their devices triggering.
Visitor/family contact: It was common for patients to be advised to limit any or all contact with friends or family during the first week of treatment. Again this differs by provider. NHS rehabs are often further from your home in City of Edinburgh as there are limited local resources which can make visiting difficult.
Can I leave my alcohol and drug treatment centre? Yes, there are not secure facilities.
Can I come back? Not always, the NHS is sometimes stricter, if you drink or use you may be barred from returning either, at all, or within 48 hours.
Effective treatment solutions:
- Art group therapy
- Creative writing therapy
- Drumming therapy
- Equine therapy
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
- Mindfulness Meditation & Relaxation Therapy
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Cost of rehab
Costs can range from £2,000 per week for a basic service to around £10,000 per week for a boutique service. Some clinics charge extras that have to be covered separately and which you may not anticipate in advance. More on Costs.
I can’t afford to go to rehab, what do I do?
The Executive Rehab Guide understand that every circumstance is different.
That’s why our package stays are competitively priced and have been voted the most affordable in recent years.
Ways to pay:
We offer our patients many different ways to pay for their treatment, you can cover the cost of your treatment with:
- Private Medical Insurer (BUPA)
- Pay-as-you go finance plans
- Weekly payments
- Discounts of long-term stays
The best location for treatment
Finding the best rehab programme for issues from alcohol is vital to long-term success. But where, close or far?
Every alcoholic is different. However, most qualified psychiatrists often recommend that removing patients away from their local environment where they may have drunk, used or acted out is probably sensible.
It is better that the location is quiet and has an atmosphere that is both calm, peaceful and still 100% recovery-focused. However, that does not mean that city rehabs do not have appeal.
The difficulty with towns and city location is that offer easy access to alcohol and drugs, whereas locations without shops and fewer people make accessing substances that little bit harder. Perhaps this could be the difference between a moment's weakness leading to relapse or sobriety.
Recommended rehabs. One rehab that ticks all of these boxes is Castle Craig based outside Edinburgh. Only a 4-hour train ride or less from Edinburgh. Over 10,000 patients have passed through our doors since 1988, and the majority have gone on to achieve, long-term abstinent recovery from their addictions. Another is Smarmore Castle in Ireland.
Why Castle Craig?
- Recommended alcohol and drug treatment centre
- Immediate admission to your alcohol recovery centre
- an accessible alcohol addiction rehabilitation
- You get guilt-free self care
- Offer therapy and detoxification
- 61% of those who attended treatment at Castle Craig were totally abstinent from all drugs or alcohol at follow-up (after 67 weeks). More.
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Edinburgh drug addiction resources
Alcoholics Anonymous Edinburgh & Midlothian | Official AA Website for Edinburgh & Midlothian
Edinburgh AA currently holds 79 meetings per week, click here for meetings.
Serenity Addiction Centres
Hudson House, 8 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3QB, UK
Edinburgh Alcohol and Drugs Partnership
Supporting Drug and Alcohol recovery in Edinburgh
Priory Hospital Glasgow
38-40 Mansionhouse Rd, Shawlands, Glasgow G41 3DW
alcohol and drug addiction causes vulnerability to psychotic disorders, mental and behavioural problemsOther local areas: Cromwell, Llantwit Fardre, Maghera, Weston Manor, Purdysburn, Dinas Dinlle, Ballynaskeagh, Lackagh, Hilgay, Branshill, Muirhouses and Bolsover.
Some issues that if you just ignore them they go away?
It's important to remember that in Scotland there are an estimated 716,000 dependent drinkers only 17% are receiving inpatient treatment centre.
Executive Rehab Guide 2020 aspires to deliver the highest quality of care in Edinburgh across our range of acute services, which include the very best acute mental healthcare for alcoholism and gambling, internet, love, sex and shopping.
Please note Castle Craig does not treat sex addiction, however, treatment is available at other recommended UK rehabs.