Your UK Guide to Rehab: Helping you take control of your life.

For people with addiction problems, whether it is alcohol, drugs, gambling, work, social media, gaming or other mental health issues.

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NHS or private rehab?

Private Rehab Facilities

Residential rehab is the preferred treatment option for many professionals and their family members for all substance abuse issues.

Admission can often be organised within 24 hours, on Mondays to Fridays.

If you can fund treatment privately or if you have private health insurance then you will be able to access private rehab treatment.

Another affordable option is online therapy for addiction. Not everyone will be able to do online therapy, it depends on how severe the addiction is and whether there are any physical symptoms or co-ocurring mental health disorders. 

Call 01721360016 today and get immediate help and advice.

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Good quality private alcohol rehab treatment is proven to provide the best option for detoxification and recovery from alcohol addiction resulting in less relapse and longer periods of sustained sobriety.

Just because a treatment centre is private, does not guarantee that it provides a good quality programme. Many treatment centres in the UK at the cheaper level do not provide any medical staff. This means that dealing with co-occurring disorders like anger, depression, trauma and anxiety often get overlooked.

Make sure you check the quality standards of a treatment centre that you are considering.

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  1. Is there an Aftercare programme?
  2. Are there psychiatrists?
  3. Is there 24/7 nursing staff?
  4. How long have they been open?
  5. What are their success rates like?

All addiction is now seen as an illness that needs medical help. not simply talking therapy.

Usually, the best place to begin is with your GP

Here, you will be able to discuss your problems and they will be able to outline the best next steps forward. They are very familiar with alcoholism and drug addiction.

However, in our experience, we have often found that patients are not always comfortable going to their GP and prefer to approach external and more private sources.

The Executive Rehab Guide is here to connect you to the right treatment centre and the right therapy.

  1. We can connect you to expertly trained doctors, therapists and counsellors available to both you and your family to help you get the help you need quickly and safely.
  2. The cost of rehab is often a cause for concern among patients seeking help.
  3. We understand how important these considerations are, so here is everything you need to know about choosing free or private treatment.
  4. We can advise on Relapse prevention and long term sobriety options
  5. Help find the right hospitals with the appropriate detox facilities to manage any withdrawal symptoms. 

NHS Rehab Facilities

What free services are available?

If you are seeking free support for yourself or a loved one, then there are several free services available.

It is important to remember, however, that there is no free option for residential or inpatient rehab.

Free services, therefore, are only suitable for very mild cases, or to maintain long-term recovery.

Considering whether inpatient or outpatient treatment is best for you? Read more.

Free services include:

1. Holistic Support groups and charities

There are charities and support groups that offer a confidential helpline and conduct local group sessions for those recovering from alcohol or drug abuse.

They are confidential and anonymous and offer a sympathetic and supportive outlet for those attempting to recover.

Here is just a selection of some of the main charities and support groups available:

2. NHS Talking Therapies

The NHS offers support for those struggling with mental health.

NHS Talking Therapies, as the name suggests, is a service that supports by allowing you to talk through your illness with an NHS practitioner.

Click here for more information.

3. NHS addiction treatment appointments

NHS treatment for addiction is hard to come by due to extensive waiting lists.

Your GP might offer substitute drugs while you await treatment, which may come with severe risks.

Speak to your local GP to discuss your options.

What private addiction treatment is available?

Private rehab clinics treat the individual, and residential rehab is the best-proven way to begin your journey to recovery.

Opting for inpatient residential care will give you access to 24/7 professional medical care, and a structured and well-rounded programme that focuses on you and your recovery.

Treatment programmes are tailored to your individual needs, and private care offers a wide variety of therapy options to give you the best chance at recovery.

Private Online Therapy

While you are waiting for access to NHS rehab, you can begin to explore your recovery by attending meetings run by Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous. You can also sign up to online therapy sessions with a specialist addiction therapist at CATCH Recovery.

See also:

Below, we outline the benefits of choosing private care:

Which is better? NHS or private?

We’re here to help

Castle Craig is nestled into 200 acres of beautiful countryside

Alcohol, Drug addiction, depression and anxiety have the power to make you feel alone.

Recognising you need the help is half the battle – accepting the help is another.

Our specialist therapeutic programmes are scientifically proven to help you rebuild your life.

They will provide you with the tools and coping techniques to help you continue with your long-term recovery.

Book a free addiction assessment.

Treatments offered in Castle Craig:

Castle Craig has treated over 10,000 patients in 30 years.

72.3% of these went on to achieve long-lasting abstinence.

This is because we focus on the treatments that will provide you with the mental strength you need to overcome your problems.

Rebuild your family

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that addiction, depression and anxiety are very difficult things to deal with as an individual, but it can also have a massive impact on your family.

More often than not we see families torn apart by lack of understanding, frustration and exhaustion.

We not only provide our visitors with therapeutic solutions but invite family members to get involved too.

We do this with several family therapy sessions available, as well as onsite lodges for family members to stay.

This is because we understand it’s vital to have a strong support network when you leave us.

Need help now?

There are many free resources available to you with many phone lines and support groups dedicated to supplying you with the best way forward.

For specialist, therapeutic advice on admissions, you can call our 24/7 line on 01721360016.

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