ERG: Get the facts about rehab
For people with drug & alcohol problems

NHS or private rehab?

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

Private Rehab Facilities vs NHS

Residential rehab is the preferred rehab treatment option for many professionals and their family members.

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.

Call 0808 115 0608 today and get immediate help.

Good quality private rehab treatment provides the best option for detoxification and recovery from addiction.

Just because a treatment centre is private, does not guarantee that it provides a good quality programme.

Make sure you check the quality standards of a rehab clinic that you are considering.

Inspection reports, ISO accreditation and verified outcomes (success rates) provide a way of checking on the quality of a treatment programme.

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.

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.

Alcohol Withdrawal: Symptoms, Treatment and Alcohol DetoxThe Executive Rehab Guide is here to connect you to the right treatment centre and the right therapy.

We have expertly trained doctors and therapists available to both you and your family to help you get the help you need quickly and safely.

The cost of rehab is often a cause for concern among patients seeking help.

We understand how important these considerations are, so here is everything you need to know about choosing free or private treatment.

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. Support groups and charities

There are charities and support groups who 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. GP 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.

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

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 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 0808 256 6163.