With the right help and support, you can get drug and alcohol-free for good.
executive-rehab-guide.co.uk is dedicated to delivering tailored drug addiction treatment, therapy & support in locally-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres. We can connect you with to range of addiction services depending on what you need, from detox to drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.
We have found multiple 12-step rehabs near Craiglockhart
Welcome: With a range of alcohol detox centres that cater for Edinburgh, the Executive Rehab Guide will give you information on free counselling and support you need every stage of your recovery journey from issues from drug abuse.
Here at our Rehab Guide, we recognise that substance addiction, including alcoholism, as well as other behavioural addictions such as gambling, internet and shopping can have a profoundly negative impact on all of a person's life.
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No matter where you live in Edinburgh, many easily accessible rehabs can help you overcome your addiction. We'll help you find it.
Guide to getting help
Perhaps you are looking for high end addiction help for you or a brother or sister who may have drug abuse/mental health issues. We understand this is a very difficult time for you or your family.
No matter where you live in Edinburgh or Scotland, there is the perfect drug rehab centre 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 drug abuse.
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: A GP is a good place to start. They can discuss your drug abuse problems with you and get you into treatment. They may offer you treatment at the practice or refer you to your local drug service. If you're not comfortable talking to a GP, you can approach your local drug abuse treatment service yourself.
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 drug and alcohol rehabilitation 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 Craiglockhart. 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 alcoholics/addicts 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 addicts
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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There are many different ways to treat addiction, including weekly hour-long group discussion groups and full 12-week programme residential stays.
Usually, clients come to rehab when they have either a) exhausted all other options or b) are conscious that their case is severe enough that they require the full support of a residential programme.
One of the reasons why residential rehab is so much more effective than outpatient treatment alone is that it usually incorporates all of the benefits of outpatient treatment (group therapy, reintegration, a space to share your experience with a supportive community) while it also removes you from the everyday stresses that can often trigger substance use. or other behavioural addiction issues. More.
How else can going to a local drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre help with?
- Teach you the skills you will need to reintegrate into society, your home and family
- Help you understand how your addiction and behaviour hurts others
- Postnatal and Antenatal (Perinatal) Depression Treatment
- Stress Treatment
- Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Treatment
- Treatment for alcoholism
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A typical day in rehab
Days will differ from rehab to rehab and drug abuse/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 and sex 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 programmes.
Diet: A number of 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 patients 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 Craiglockhart as there are limited local resources which can make visiting difficult.
Can I leave: Yes, these are not secure facilities or locked wards.
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.
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 Rehab Location
Finding the best rehab programme for drug abuse problems is vital to long-term success. But where close or far? Every addiction client is different. However, most consultants often recommend that removing clients away from their local environment where they may have drunk, used or acted out is probably recommended.
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.
One reason why rehab works
- Leading drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre
- Free advice including pHs & private options
- Cravings management
- You can receive outpatient treatment if you prefer
- Access to both on and off-site 12-Step support groups
- Family and couples programmes
- Effective psychological interventions including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- 1 Year complimentary aftercare support
- Castle Craig's treatment is very successful. It is evidence-based, and the evidence is independently verified. More.
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Executive Rehab provides people suffering from substance addictions and co-occurring issues such as depression and anxiety professional guidance on solutions to their problems.
Residential treatment aims to support you through the initial stages of detox, and equip you with the tools you need for long term abstinence. More.For detailed information visit the Castle Craig website.
Rehabs and addiction resources for Craiglockhart/Edinburgh include
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
Early intervention may help minimize substance use disorder in adulthood, as 90% of adults with substance use disorder first used before the age of 18, and 50% started before the age of 15.Other local areas: Pool Crofts, Gracehill, Bolton by Bowland, Hill of Beath, Sneath Common, Desertmartin, Muckley Cross, Tanworth in Arden, Port Ellen, Kirkintilloch, South Molton and Bready.
Does ignoring a problem make it go away?
It's a fact that that at Castle Craig the success rates of 62% or better were found among alcoholics who successfully completing rehab.
Executive Rehab Guide 2020 aspires to deliver the highest quality of care in Edinburgh across our range of acute services, which include tried and tested acute mental healthcare for alcohol addiction and internet, love bitcoin, food and shopping.
Please note Castle Craig does not treat sex addiction, however, treatment is available at other recommended UK rehabs.