Alcohol and Drug Rehab Treatment in Suffolk

Whether you or a loved one are struggling with alcoholism or substance dependence, our aim is to provide you with the most relevant information about services both private and free, in and around the Suffolk area. As part of any treatment programme, we recommend that you use more than one of the following services to ensure maximum chance of recovery. For those seeking immediate treatment nothing compares to the benefits of private rehab, which provide a medically assisted detox, holistic psychotherapy treatments as well as aftercare to their patients and loved ones. We do appreciate private rehab isn’t an option for everyone, which is why we have included a list of NHS and charity based programmes in and around Suffolk.

Where Are These Services Based?

Addiction Treatment Services in Suffolk

The recovery community in Suffolk is relatively large, with a number of services being offered through the NHS, charities (including NA and AA), as well as private rehabilitation for those requiring urgent admission.If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Suffolk for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.

Below you will find a list of services in and around Suffolk, with contact details and opening times for specific drop in centres and group sessions.

A man and woman talking to a counsellor

Private Rehabilitation

Counsellors can help deal with underlying problems that drove you or a loved one to abuse in the first place, whereas group therapy sessions can help with long term relapse prevention. The good news is that there are plenty of private services available in Suffolk to help with all kinds of addictions.

UKAT are proud to offer Sanctuary Lodge – a state-of-the-art drug and alcohol rehab situated in Essex.

Sanctuary Lodge

Sanctuary Lodge will provide outstanding clinical expertise and a bespoke recovery plan that will maximise rate of success. The clinic is also equipped with facilities including a gym, therapeutic gardens, clinical assessment rooms and a full time qualified Chef..

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:

  • 24/7 Care
  • Access to medical professionals who have worked in this field for many years
  • Access to state of the art facilities
  • Access to treatment services and therapies you may have to wait for on the NHS
  • Free aftercare and family support programmes
What Does Rehab Cost?

The cost of rehab can vary depending on the Suffolk and the type of treatment you require. However, it is usually priced at around £1,500 – £3,000 per week. If you live in or around Suffolk and are thinking about attending a private rehab facility nearby 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?

    In Suffolk there are a number of organisations that provide drug and alcohol treatment, including:

    • NHS-controlled assessment techniques
    • One-to-one therapy
    • Intervention techniques
    • Relapse-prevention
    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 Suffolk

      There are many outstanding services offered by the NHS, non-profit fellowship groups such as AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and charities (Addaction).

      These services are highly recommended regardless of the choice of treatment that you decide upon, as they offer long-term support for those in recovery by promoting abstinence.

      Every decision should always start by talking with a GP, as they will be able to refer you or a loved one to the relevant NHS services available. Depending on the addiction faced, a number of medications are available to help deal with withdrawal-related symptoms.

      Turning Point

      Telephone:0300 123 0872

      Address: Standon House 21 Mansell Street London E1 8AA

      Website: Turning Point website.


      Addiction Support Groups in Suffolk

      Fellowship meetings such as AA and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) provide support to those in recovery in the form of group therapy. For some opening up on addiction can be a daunting task, but being part of a fellowship helps :

      • To build long lasting friendships with like-minded people
      • Encourage one another to live a life of sobriety
      • Act as a talking therapy to help those overcome deep-rooted trauma
      • Fight boredom or loneliness

      What is NA?
      NA (a.k.a. Narcotics Anonymous) is a non-profit organisation where volunteers help each other gain the confidence that being clean and staying away from drugs is a possibility. Following the 12-step programme, they encourage complete abstinence from addictive substances and behaviours, including alcohol. This is due to the high rates of alcohol addiction in the UK. If you want to know more about the active NA meetings in Suffolk, take a look at our guide below.

      What is AA?
      Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) are a fellowship programme who organise support group meetings throughout the UK. The system works according to the 12 steps of discovering, fighting, and defeating an alcohol addiction. These meetings can be attended by everyone, regardless of their current status (being an active alcoholic or in recovery). At the same time, families of people suffering from alcoholism in Suffolk can also join in and share their experience, receiving valuable feedback from other group attendees.

      AA Meetings in Suffolk:
      Bury St Edmunds

      Small Hall, United Reformed Church Halls, Whiting St
      IP33 1NR
      Fridays at 12.30pm


      St Thomas The Apostle Church, Bramford Lane
      IP1 5EP
      Fridays at 7:30pm


      Christ Church, Grange Farm Avenue
      IP11 2FB
      Saturdays at 7:00pm

      See the full list of AA meetings in and around Suffolk

      NA Meetings in Suffolk:
      Bury St Edmunds
      Sundays at 1:00pm

      Garland Street Baptist Church Centre
      Garland Street
      IP33 1HN

      Mondays at 7:15pm

      The Severals Pavilion
      2-4 Bury Road
      CB8 7BP

      Mondays at 7:30pm

      Friends Meeting House
      22a Friars Street
      CO10 2AA

      See the full list of NA meetings in and around Suffolk

      About Suffolk

      UKAT is proud to offer Addiction Treatment services in Suffolk. Suffolk’s main tourist attractions include Bungay Castle, Alton Water, Orford Ness, Orford Castle, and Clare Castle. Found within Suffolk are a number of prominent rivers and waterways including River Kennett, River Blyth, Blyth Navigation, River Rat, and River Gipping. Suffolk is located in the Stowmarket Town Council administrative area. Suffolk’s local authority administrative HQ is Ipswich Town Hall.

      • Suffolk is associated with county districts including Mid Suffolk, East Suffolk, Ipswich, West Suffolk, and Babergh.
      • Lower tiers of local government include Butley, Westerfield, Middleton, Denham, and Halesworth within the County of Suffolk.
      • County’s including Suffolk are split are represented parliamentary constituencies such as Woodbridge (UK Parliament constituency), South Suffolk (UK Parliament constituency), Suffolk Coastal (UK Parliament constituency), Central Suffolk and North Ipswich (UK Parliament constituency), and Bury St Edmunds (UK Parliament constituency).
      • The Flag Of Suffolk is the emblem of the English County of Suffolk.
      • The County of Suffolk consolidates hamlets such as Easton Bavents, Lawshall Green, Hanningfield Green, Harrow Green, and Southold (CDP) within its border.
      • The County of Suffolk consolidates hamlets such asKettlebaston, Stonham Aspal, Milden, Bruisyard, and Dallinghoo within its border.
      • Villages within Suffolk, include Freston, Westerfield, Willingham St Mary, Kessingland, and Lackford.
      • Rushmere, Wattisfield, Rattlesden, Woolverstone, and Redgrave are also part of Suffolk
      • Suffolk incorporates a number of settlements including Chickering, Orford, Bawdsey, Walberswick, Kessingland, Felixstowe, and Dedham Vale.
      • Dunwich, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Covehithe, and The Sunrise Coast are included within Ukat’s Addiction Treatment service area in the County of Suffolk.
      • Other service areas covered by Ukat within Suffolk, England include Sizewell, Suffolk Coast and Heaths, Thorpeness, Southwold, and Carlton Colville,
      • Other towns found within the County of Suffolk include Sudbury, Felixstowe, Halesworth, Eye, and Kesgrave
      • Prestigious schools in Suffolk are Alde Valley Academy and Bridge School.
      • Provide a physical education forum within Suffolk is the Orford Castle and Somerleyton Hall.
      • Ipswich Hospital, and Lowestoft Hospital catchment areas include Suffolk.
      • Henham Park, Rushmere Common, and Helmingham Hall are popular with Suffolk residents and known throughout England.
      • Local roads within Suffolk include A140 road, A14 road (England), and A1120 road.
      • Bordering on the east of the County of Suffolk is Cambridgeshire.
      • Adjoining the County of Suffolk to the south, are the neighbouring settlements of Norfolk
      • The County of Suffolk’s is bordered by Harwich Lifeboat Station and Essex to the north.
      • Unusual (and unique) places within Suffolk include Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station, Shrubland Hall Anglo-Saxon cemetery, and The Warbands.
      • Suffolk encompasses notable heritage assets including Grade I listed buildings in Mid Suffolk, Stow Lodge, Cockfield Windmill, Lavenham Priory, and Lower Mill.
      • Suffolk houses some well-known churches including All Saints Church, St James’ Chapel, and Coldham Cottage.
      • Suffolk has a notable history, including Haughley Experiment, Manor of Byng, Wickham Market Hoard, Blyth Navigation, and Honour of Lancaster.
      • A number of companies including East of England Co-operative Society, Tindle Radio Group, and Tolly Cobbold in the County of Suffolk.
      • Heart Ipswich, The Beach (radio station), Ipswich Community Radio, Suffolk Group Radio, and BBC Radio Suffolk deliver broadcast media to the local Suffolk community.

      Find rehabilitation in Suffolk near you

      Are you from a city or town in Suffolk 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 Suffolk: