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Alcohol and Drug Rehab Treatment in Durham

As with anywhere else in the UK, County Durham is being profoundly affected by drug and alcohol abuse: addiction can ruin the lives of addicts and those around them, and also has significant socio-economic ramifications in the form of crime and antisocial behaviour. However, all is not lost: Durham and its environs are home to a number of resources for anyone seeking help with their addiction or that of a loved one. If you’re looking for that helping hand, read on for a guide to the relevant organisations and facilities near you.

Addiction Treatment Services in Durham

Choosing the right support services and treatment can seem like a real challenge – especially when you’re dealing with the daily consequences of addiction, either your own or that of someone you love. Durham has a variety of excellent free and private treatment options – but how do you know which is the right one for you? This is where we can help: if you’re looking for recommendations on the most appropriate options for treatment, support networks and help groups, call one of our confidential advisors so we can start giving you the assistance you need.

If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Durham for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.

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Private Rehabilitation

Private rehab is considered the most effective ways to treat and help individuals manage their illness long-term. UKAT provide an all-in-one treatment programme for you or a loved one which encompasses detox, rehab and aftercare. Rehab is recommended for a 28-day period to help the individual detox from drugs and/or alcohol in a safe environment before commencing the rehabilitation phase.

Oasis Recovery Bradford is our closest centre to County Durham.

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The Oasis Recovery detox programme addresses the whole person – body, mind and spirit. A medically managed detoxification or stabilisation is supplemented by a wealth of group and individual sessions and talks to help provide maximum long-term benefit. Complementary therapies are also available and include guided relaxation and exercise.

We Provide:
  • Prescribed Medical Detoxification
  • Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
  • Proven Counselling Treatments
  • Holistic Therapies
  • 12 Step Recovery Model
  • One-to-One & Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Trauma therapy
  • Psychiatric assessments
  • Dual diagnosis care
  • Aftercare & Ongoing Therapies
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • CQC Registered
  • 24-Hour Care

We also offer free group sessions for families or anyone closely connected to the individual.

These groups provide guidance and support network built and an understanding of addiction acquired. All of which can contribute to ongoing long-term recovery for both addicts and family members.

Call +44 2039 496 584 today to speak to one of our team

The Benefits of Private Rehab

If you or a loved one are seriously struggling with addiction, private rehab provides:

  • Immediate admission to a safe and nurturing environment
  • Medical detox with 24/7 care & support
  • Overcome the root causes of addiction
  • Experienced team of doctors & therapists
  • Personalised rehabilitation programme
  • Look, feel, sleep better & regain confidence
  • Learn techniques for relapse prevention
  • 1 year complimentary aftercare support
What Does Rehab Cost?

The cost of rehab can vary depending on the area and the type of treatment you require. However, it is usually priced at around £1,500 – £3,000 per week. If you are thinking about attending a private drug or alcohol rehab facility near Durham and would like to find out specific costings, get in touch and we will be able to provide you with this information to aid you in making a decision.

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    What Treatment Services Are Offered by the NHS?

    Private rehab isn’t an option for everyone, it can be an expensive process and can have a huge impact on work and other commitments. Luckily, there are a number of free NHS services near Durham for people who wish to attempt getting clean without opting for private rehab.

    The service provides:

    • Recovery and care planning
    • Support for families
    • One-to-one support
    • Medication for opiate addiction
    • Stabilisation
    • Assessments for residential rehabilitation
    • Counselling and relapse prevention
    • Facilitation of rehabilitation
    • Motivational interviewing
    • Care management
    • Community detoxification

    Where are these Services Based?

    What Are the Pros and Cons of Free Addiction Treatment
    • Free of charge
    • Confidentiality
    • Accessible to everyone
    • Located in the local community
    • Close to home and family
    • Lengthy admissions process
    • Might not be referred to residential rehab
    • Patients may be asked to go to different clinics
    • Recovery may be affected by life distractions
    • Access to the personal therapist is more limited
    • Patients may not have the same therapist

    To discuss your options further please enter your telephone number below and one of our highly trained team will be in touch as soon as possible:

      Free Addiction Treatment Services Available in Durham

      County Durham Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service is a good place to start for those looking for free services, they have four walk in Centres located in Bishop Auckland, Consett, Old Elvet and Peterlee. Addaction also provide help and support for those suffering with addiction.

      County Durham Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services

      Telephone: 03000 266 666

      Address: 81-88 Whinney Hill, Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3BQ – https://codurhamdrugalcoholrecovery.co.uk/

      They provide ways for local people with drug and alcohol problems to become free from their dependence. They also strive to reduce problems that substance misuse causes to families, friendships, workplaces and communities in County Durham.


      Telephone: 0800 304 7034

      Address: 10 Hedley Close, Durham, DH1 5YD – https://www.addaction.org.uk/

      Addaction help people change their behaviour to become the very best that they can be. It could be their drug or alcohol use or worries about their mental health – they support people to make lasting change in their lives.

      Addiction Support Groups in Durham

      Addiction support groups are a vital aspect of the long-term treatment process; focused on substance abuse and behavioural addictions, and the various issues associated with recovery, support groups normally bring together people suffering the same kind of addiction so group members can feel that they are part of a relevant peer group which understands their specific challenges and experiences.

      What is NA?
      NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a globally renowned non-profit fellowship for people whose drug abuse has had a detrimental impact upon their lives. Everyone attending NA meetings is trying to abstain from drug use and to develop a new way of life. There are no fees to attend and everyone is welcome as long as they are actively striving to stay clean.

      What is AA?
      AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is – like NA – a non-profit fellowship; since its inception in the 1930s AA has helped millions of people worldwide escape from the claws of alcoholism. AA meetings are held right across the country, including a good number in Durham, and may be particularly valuable for people who have already gone through rehab and are seeking ongoing support.

      AA Meetings in Durham:
      Bishop Auckland

      St Anne’s Centre, St Anne’s Church, Market Place
      DL14 7NU
      Tuesdays at 7:30pm


      Bondgate Methodist Church Hall, Bondgate
      DL3 7JJ
      Mondays at 12:00pm


      St Joseph’s Church, Darlington Lane
      TS20 1EW
      Fridays at 7:30pm

      See the full list of AA meetings in and around Durham

      NA Meetings in Durham:
      Tuesdays at 7:00pm

      The Fells
      Great North Road
      DH2 3NL

      Sundays at 7:15pm

      United Reform Church
      Waddington Street
      DH1 4BG

      Mondays at 7:15pm

      Hartlepools People’s Centre
      Raby Road
      TS24 8AH

      See the full list of NA meetings in and around Durham

      Travelling to and from County Durham

      Durham neighbours Tyne and Wear to the north-east, Northumberland to the North, North Yorkshire to the South and Cumbria to the West. The A1 connects Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and North Yorkshire to County Durham. From Cumbria the A66 and A688 will bring you into the county at Bishop Auckland.

      If you’re travelling to Durham from further afield, Durham railway station operates services to and from London King’s Cross, York, Newcastle Central, Edinburgh Waverly, Birmingham, Liverpool Lime Street and Plymouth.

      About Durham

      Ukat is proud to offer Addicction Treatment Services services in County Durham. County Durham’s sightseeing opportunities include Escomb Church, Westoe Netty, Ushaw College, Vinovia, and Vindomora. County Durham is well known for its many rivers and waterways including Derwent Reservoir (North East England), Cong Burn, Smiddy Shaw Reservoir, Beldon Burn, and Tunstall Reservoir. County Durham, North East Of England Process Industry Cluster is a part of the County Durham local authority area in England. Other villages in County Durham include Chilton, East Hedleyhope, Middridge, West Blackdene, and Cassop. Last but not least County Durham also includes Whorlton, Aukside, Haswell Moor, Lartington, and Faverdale.

      • Incorporated settlements within County Durham’s boundary now include Blackhall Colliery, Seaham, Hole-in-the-Wall, Hartlepool, North Pennines, Horden, and Dawdon.
      • A variety of cities for part of County Durham including Durham, England
      • Amongst the numerous schools and further education establishments in County Durham are Whitworth Park School, and St John’s Catholic School.
      • Furthering the education of County Durham locals is the Hopetown Carriage Works, and Durham University Oriental Museum.
      • The County Durham area is the location of several hospitals including Auckland Park Hospital, and West Park Hospital.
      • Whitworth Hall Country Park, Ropner Park, and Gateshead Fell are popular with County Durham residents and known through out England.
      • Within County Durham roads and infastructure include A688 road, A67 road, and A690 road.
      • County Durham is best known for Wingate Quarry, Auckland Castle, and Greenfoot Quarry.
      • Situated in County Durham, notable heritage assets include Witton Castle, Trimdon Labour Club, Seal Sands Power Station, Hylton Colliery, and Eggleston Hall.
      • Churches in County Durham include St Mary Magdalene Church, Hartlepool Abbey, and Bradbury Cell.
      • Included in the long history of County Durham are Tanfield, Witton Castle, Battle of Stockton, Lambton Collieries, and Cleveland.
      • County Durham is a centre of commerce and shopping centers such as Durham Indoor Market are famous.
      • County Durham is the broadcast service area for Tyne and Wear News, Radio Teesdale, ITV News Tyne Tees, and BBC Tees.

      Find rehabilitation in Durham near you

      Are you from a city or town in Durham and want to know what the options are locally to you? Check out the following pages to find out more about rehab in different parts of Durham: