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Alcohol & Drug Addiction Treatment in Berkshire

Many excellent free and private treatment services can be found in or close to the county of Berkshire. However, you may find it a daunting prospect to investigate which might be most appropriate to your situation – all the more so if you’re also dealing with the great anxiety and emotional turmoil which can result from addiction.

This guide will help you to make an informed decision on what works best for you. Regardless if you are looking for help near Reading, Maidenhead and Thatcham or in and around the smaller towns such as Datchet and Cookham, the guide will help you find a better, nearer solution.

Addiction Treatment Services in Berkshire

There are 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 you believe that you or someone close to you are in danger as a result of drug or alcohol abuse – or if you would just like some recommendations for treatment options in or near Berkshire – give one of our addiction advisors a call for immediate assistance.

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Private Rehabilitation

Serious addiction requires substantial treatment, and it may be that the best chance of getting yourself on the road to recovery and a better life will be through a private rehabilitation programme. UKAT has a number of private rehabilitation facilities across the UK, as well as two just a short journey from Berkshire.

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Primrose Lodge genuinely cares about their patients making a full recovery from their illness. As a premier treatment facility, there has been no expense spared in making our clinic comfortable, attractive and homely with fantastic facilities for our patients to enjoy.

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Banbury Lodge has been completely refurbished to exceptional standards and boasts state-of-the-art facilities that include an onsite gymnasium and en suite bedrooms. The clinic offers a secure and comfortable environment in which to get better, and with specialised programmes for people aged sixteen and over, Banbury Lodge is the ideal treatment centre for you or a loved one.

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.

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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 rehab facility near Berkshire 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.

To find out further information on the cost of rehab enter your number below and one of our team will call you back

What Treatment Services Are Offered by the NHS?

Private rehab isn’t an option for everyone. Luckily, there are a number of free NHS services in and near Berkshire 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 Berkshire

For those who don’t wish to opt for private treatment, Berkshire has a variety of free drug and alcohol addiction services available to the public.

Iris Partnership – Reading

Telephone: 0118 955 7333

Address: 127 Oxford Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7UU –

Iris Reading is an adult drug and alcohol service available to anyone aged 18 and over, living in Reading.

Source – Reading

Telephone: 0118 937 5666

Address: 16 North Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7DA –

SOURCE is Reading’s Young Person’s drug & alcohol service, we work with young people under 18 years old or up to 25 if they are vulnerable adults.

Turning Point – Slough

Telephone: 01753 692548

Address: 27 Pursers Ct, Slough, SL2 5DL –

Turning Point work with anyone who is affected by drugs or alcohol and wants support to make changes.

Addiction Support Groups in Berkshire

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 Berkshire, and may be particularly valuable for people who have already gone through rehab and are seeking ongoing support.

AA Meetings in Berkshire:
Tuesdays at 1pm

Carnation Hall
Chavey Down Rd
RG42 7PA

Tuesdays at 8pm

Methodist Church Hall
Shepherds Lane
RG42 2BT

Thursdays at 8pm

Friends Meeting House
Highfield Ave
RG14 5DS

NA Meetings in Berkshire:
Monday 7.45pm

Methodist Church
King Street

Tuesday 8pm

Baptist Church
Milton Road
RG40 1DE

Wednesday 7.30pm

St Agnes Church
St Leonards Road

Travelling to and from Berkshire

Car: Travelling to Berkshire is relatively easy. The M25, M4 and M3 all provide direct routes into Berkshire.

Great Western Railways Provides trains to Windsor and Eton Central via London Paddington.

National Railway Serves Slough, Newbury, Maidenhead and Ascot via London Paddington.

About Warwickshire

Berkshire, often abbreviated as Berks and formerly spelt Barkeshire, is a ceremonial county in South East England. It borders Oxfordshire to the North, Buckinghamshire to the north-east, London to the east, Surrey to the southeast, Hampshire to the south and Wiltshire to the southwest and west. There are six districts in the county – West Berkshire, Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell Forest, Windsor and Maidenhead and Slough.

The most populous towns in Berkshire are Reading, Slough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Wokingham, Newbury, Woodley, Windsor, Thatcham, Sandhurst and Crowthorne. Other villages and towns in the county are Ascot (North Ascot), Twyford, Wraysbury (Old Windsor), Sunninghill (South Ascot), Burghfield Common, Sunningdale, Cookham, Hungerford and Datchet.

In Berkshire, apart from Windsor Castle, there are also the Basildon Park heritage site, Eton College, Reading Abbey and Donnington Castle.

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