Are you ready to stop drinking? Alcoholism affects people of any race, sex, and class in Scotland. If you have a problem with alcohol, either binge drinking or excessive drinking there's a wide range of mental health services that can help.
Treatments offered for alcoholism may start with an intervention, discussion on 'moderation vs abstinence' and possibly the opinions of inpatient (rehab) or outpatient treatment (therapy), a detox may be required. A good alcohol rehab centre with talking therapy, counselling and expertise in addiction is also highly recommended. Keeping the alcoholic apart from alcohol and all the triggers associated with acting out can mean hospitalisation or recovery clinic is the best solution. Not admitting to a drinking problem (denial) can often be an effective barrier to getting help for alcoholics.
Common mental illnesses include anxiety disorders like panic disorder, mood disorders/persistent depression, psychotic disorders like suffering from delusions or hallucinations and eating disorders like bulimia nervosa
We have found seven Treatment Facilities near Edinburgh and Sockety
The aim of our Rehab Guide is to equip you with the latest addiction advice you need to confidently tackle alcohol problems proactively in Silverknowes and at the earliest possible stage to avoid further damage to your work and/or your relationships.
We are a free help and assessment guide for selecting the right recovery clinic which can help you in getting help that is tailored to your alcohol/mental health problems. Complete confidentiality is guaranteed.
Here at Castle Craig, we are familiar with substance addictions, including alcohol and drug addiction, as well as other behavioural addictions such as gambling, internet and shopping can have a detrimental impact on all areas of an addicts life.
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No matter where you live in Edinburgh, many recommended long-term Residential rehabs can help you overcome your addiction. We'll help you find it.
Guide to recovery
Wherever you live in Edinburgh or Scotland, there is the perfect 12-step facility that can help you recover from your addiction. We'll help you find it.
Starting the rehab process
NHS rehab Process: A GP is a good place to start. They can discuss your alcohol 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 alcohol 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 recovery clinic 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 Silverknowes. 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 clients
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? "47% of alcoholics/addicts treated in residential rehabilitation services achieved abstinence after five years vs. 35% of those in community-based services."
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Two reasons why rehabs work so well
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 personality disorders or bereavement 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.
Ownership: The treatment provided through UK hospital forces alcoholics to take ownership of their circumstances, feelings/emotions, 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. Rehab quickly teaches that those who try and get better for others will ultimately fail.
"alcohol was my life. We have a chance at a new and happier life together with our daughter who is recovering well and so are we. Thanks for everything." Reese April 2016 UK
Why rehab might not work:
- Not enough time in treatment
- Lack of support system at the patient's home near The Inch
- See addiction myths
Want an Addiction Recovery Program that works? See Getting into the right inpatient treatment centre.
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 recovery clinic help with?
- Help to uncover any deeply rooted emotional issues
- Postnatal and Antenatal (Perinatal) Depression Treatment
- Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD) Treatment
- Teach you the skills you will need to reintegrate into society, your home and family
- Personality Disorder Treatment
- Agoraphobia Treatment
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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
Ideal location for treatment
Finding the best rehab programme for alcohol/mental health issues is vital to long-term success. But where, close or far?
Every patient is different. However, most psychologists often recommend that removing alcoholics 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 recovery clinic
- 24/7 Medical Support
- Established in 1988 Castle Craig is one of the UK's most established and respected addiction rehabilitation clinics.
- Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
- Family intervention
- 99% of alcoholics/addicts from the Castle Craig Addiction Treatment Programme stated that they were treated with both respect and dignity during their residential stay
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Local addiction resources
Timing also plays an essential part in coaxing a person who won't agree to treatment into getting the help they so desperately need. The best time to approach them is shortly after their last bout of drinking has occurredOther local areas: Scollogstown, Marywell, Llandaff, Meigh, Tilekiln Green, Drem, Clydebank, Barbieston, Seaton, Larkfield, Prestwick and Brookgreen.
Please note Castle Craig does not treat sex addiction, however, treatment is available at other recommended UK rehabs.