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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Cambridgeshire
Addiction ruins lives – not just those of addicts themselves, but the lives of their loved ones caught up in the maelstrom of abuse. This is a problem affecting all walks of life and every part of the country: Cambridgeshire might not be the first place one thinks of when talking about drug and alcohol abuse but, as with everywhere else in the UK, the county is home to a great many people struggling with addiction. However, the good news is that Cambridgeshire has plenty of resources for anyone seeking assistance with addiction. Therefore, don’t give up hope: if you live in or near Cambridgeshire and are seeking help for yourself or a loved one, read on for a guide to suitable organisations and facilities in your area.
Addiction Treatment Services in Cambridgeshire
An array of high-quality free and private treatment services can be found in Cambridgeshire and you’re never too far away from help from very experienced addiction professionals. Deciding which facility is best for you or a loved one can be very daunting – all the more so if you’re struggling with addiction yourself or having to watch someone close to you go through it. Don’t worry, as proven addiction detox and rehab are close by – If you think that you or someone you love are at risk from alcohol, drug, food or gambling addiction call us now!
UKAT has a number of rehab centres located in close proximity of Cambridgeshire for those that require immediate assistance.
Two of our rehab facilities are a short journey from Cambridgeshire – Liberty House Clinic and Sanctuary Lodge.
Both facilities provide a medically-assisted detox and bespoke treatment programmes, tailored by our team of professionals. We also provide counselling and therapy in order to treat underlying issues, as well as support and help for loved ones and family members through our facilitated family groups. These groups enable those close to the sufferer an opportunity to talk about the impact that alcoholism has had on their lives and to look at how they can improve their emotional wellbeing.
Liberty House is one of our fully refurbished drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities, set within a quiet and picturesque suburban street-based in the heart of Luton. Situated just outside of London, our facility boasts 18 beds, large grounds, recreational facilitates and world-class dedicated medical teams and support staff.
Sanctuary Lodge is the UK’s most complete cutting-edge treatment facility, and is based on the combined knowledge of the UK’s most experienced and respected addiction treatment counsellors and practitioners. It is quite simply the most effective place to get well from addiction and other cognitive and behavioural conditions.
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 Cambridgeshire 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?
A number of other organisations and services – public and private – exist to help people in Cambridgeshire who are struggling with drug and/or alcohol abuse. Some are run by or affiliated with national NHS programmes; others are under the auspices of local or borough councils; still, others are charities or for-profit companies. A selection of organisations catering to various groups follows, but please speak with your doctor or an addiction counsellor to get information on the services most appropriate to your specific needs.
The service provides:
Recovery and care planning
Support for families
Medication for opiate addiction
Assessments for residential rehabilitation
Counselling and relapse prevention
Facilitation of rehabilitation
Where are these Services Based?
What Are the Pros and Cons of Free Addiction Treatment
Free of charge
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
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Free Addiction Treatment Services Available in Cambridgeshire
If you decide that private rehab isn’t an option for you, Cambridgeshire is home to a broad range of free NHS services for people who decide to try to overcome their addictions at home.
Inclusion is a national organisation that works with individuals, families and communities who are affected by drugs, alcohol, crime and mental health.
Addiction Support Groups in Cambridgeshire
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 Cambridgeshire, and may be particularly valuable for people who have already gone through rehab and are seeking ongoing support.
AA Meetings in Cambridgeshire:
Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Rd, Seminar Room 6 between F & G Wards CB2 0QQ Mondays at 7:30pm
The Old Dispensary, St Marys Street CB7 4ER Sundays at 7:00pm
St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Church Rd, Brampton PE28 4PF Fridays at 8:00pm
Cambridgeshire neighbours Essex to the South East, Norfolk to the East, Lincolnshire to the North, Northamptonshire to the West and London/Hertfordshire to the South. Making your journey from the South can be done via the M11 or A1. From Norfolk the A11 offers a direct route into Cambridgeshire. From Northamptonshire the A45 and A14 provide routes into Cambridgeshire via Huntingdon.
There are plenty of trains running to Cambridgeshire from London at Kings Cross and Liverpool Street (approx 1 hour and 20 mins).
Ukat is proud to offer Addiction Treatment services in Cambridgeshire. Cambridgeshire is a beloved County located in the heart of East Of England in England. Cambridgeshire’s sightseeing opportunities include Wimpole’s Folly, Milton Hall, Wimpole Estate, Nene Park, and Burghley House. Found within Cambridgeshire are a number of prominent rivers and waterways including River Lark, River Stour, Forty Foot Drain, Fens Waterways Link, and Fens and Anglian system.
Cambridgeshire is part of the Swavesey Rural District local authority administrative area in East Of England in England.
Cambridge is Cambridgeshire’s local authority administrative HQ.
Cambridgeshire is found in East Of England.
Cambridgeshire is attributed to shire districts including East Cambridgeshire, Fenland, South Cambridgeshire, City of Peterborough, and City of Cambridge.
Boundaries to an original ecclesiastical parish in the County of Cambridgeshire incorperate Snailwell, Wentworth, Borough Fen, Glinton, and Abbots Ripton.
County’s such as Cambridgeshire are divided into parliamentary constituencies such as Peterborough (UK Parliament constituency), North East Cambridgeshire (UK Parliament constituency), South Cambridgeshire (UK Parliament constituency), Huntingdon (UK Parliament constituency), and North West Cambridgeshire (UK Parliament constituency).
The County of Cambridgeshire consolidates hamlets such as Barway, Upware, Borough Fen, Queen Adelaide, and Begdale within its border.
The County of Cambridgeshire also amalgamated villages such as Kirtling, Elm, Clopton, Thriplow, and Toseland within its boundaries.
Villages within Cambridgeshire’s boundaries include Alconbury Weston, Wansford, Easton, Little Paxton, and Toft.
Stretham, Leverington, Mepal, Barton, and Wicken are also part of Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire incorporates a number of settlements including Peterborough, Civil parishes in Cambridgeshire, and Northstowe.
Other towns located within the County of Cambridgeshire include Chatteris, St Neots, St Ives, Ramsey, and Whittlesey
A number of prestigious cities including Cambridge, Peterborough, and Ely can be found within Cambridgeshire.
Amongst the numerous schools and further education establishments in Cambridgeshire are St Matthew’s Primary School, and Abbey College.
Additional educational institutions within Cambridgeshire is the Wisbech & Fenland Museum, and RAF Bassingbourn.
The Cambridgeshire area is the location of several hospitals including Peterborough City Hospital, and Peterborough District Hospital.
Wimpole Estate, Elton Hall, and Milton are popular with Cambridgeshire residents and known through out England.
Within Cambridgeshire roads and infastructure include A1309 road, Histon Road, and M11 motorway.
To the west, the County of Cambridgeshire is bordered by Norfolk, and Suffolk.
The County of Cambridgeshire is bordered by Rutland, Bedfordshire, and Northamptonshire to the east.
Bordering the County of Cambridgeshire and to the south Rutland, Lincolnshire, and Norfolk are immediately adjacent.
Close to Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Essex can be found situated immediately to the north.
Cambridgeshire reputation can be ascribed to its rich heritage including Shingay Preceptory, Car Dyke, and Isleham Hoard.
Structures and Buildings of special interest within Cambridgeshire include Grade II* listed buildings in South Cambridgeshire, Peterborough Lido, Cambridge International Airport, Grade II* listed buildings in Fenland, and Huntingdon railway station.
Churches in Cambridgeshire include Shingay Preceptory, Marmont Priory, and Swavesey Priory.
Cambridgeshire has a notable history, including Huntingdonshire, Stamford Baron St Martin, Soham rail disaster, Cambridgeshire County Cricket Club, and Jack of the North.
The County of Cambridgeshire is home to a number of businesses including Creightons, AWG plc, and Pathology Partnership.
Queensgate shopping centre, United Kingdom is a major retail center point of commerce in Cambridgeshire.
Cambridgeshire’s local broadcast stations delivering locally-made programmes include BBC East, Fen Radio 107.5, Heart Cambridge, Heart Peterborough, and Heart East.
Check out our reviews as our alumni share their thoughts on our facilities and their experiences attending them. All the reviews are verified but full names are removed for confidentiality.
I can’t fault anything at all. I was made to feel very safe and was given helpful honest treatment specific to my needs
When I arrived I was feeling very abrasive and pretending to be FINE and focused on being in Essex as my priority. Kat was the first person I met and I felt assured that she knew who I was which was comforting and reassuring. The arrival and covid procedures were well implemented. Within this reassurance the sanity of myself was found in the greeting of James. The support time have been excellent, I like that they all show their personalities and have a laugh but remain professional. I originally didn’t connect with my therapist and found some of the work I was given questionable. Her interactions with myself and my family made us question if she was competent. In some ways I felt unsupported. However my experience with the other therapists has been fulfilled and although sometimes it was hard to hear I feel they have helped me heal. The centre is clean and hygienic and the food has been good. It is varied and tasty. I thought Jenna was a good manager. I was blown away by her connection to us and the way she conducted herself in the building. I’ve appreciated her honesty even when it must have been difficult to assert.
What a great place to rebuild my life and establish who I am as person. Before this place my self esteem was very low and with the team support I was encouraged and pushed to believe in my self. I believe the covid regulations was implemented to the very best standards and safety. I believe the nutritional aspect was excellent with ratios of each food. The therapists have there own little ways and strategies which work. Especially Mel who made a massive break through with me and slowly but rightly put me on my right path again with more strength and courage.
Sanctuary Lodge will help you restart your life James
The sanctuary lodge saved my life. It’s given me a chance to live again free from the shackles of addiction. My life if 10x better than it ever used to be and I can be proud of the person I’ve become. The staff and the program are all 10/10 and the. I’m blessed to of had the opportunity to come here and change my life In a clean comfortable and friendly environment.
I found the treatment at Sanctuary lodge a good experience overall. The therapy team were good but were overstretched. My primary therapist was good and was helpful. Support staff were all good. Manager was also good. Food was good. I have put on weight since arriving. Medical staff have been helpful with my bad back when I arrived. Overall good.
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