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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Cumbria
Finding the appropriate treatment pathway can feel like a huge challenge – especially if you’re struggling with the day-to-day realities of addiction, or suffering the impacts of watching someone you love go through the same thing. However, speaking to an expert can make navigating this challenge immeasurably easier – so if you would like a few recommendations for treatment options, support groups and other facilities in or near Cumbria, call one of our confidential advisors to get the assistance you require.
Addiction Treatment Services in Cumbria
Addiction treatment services come in many forms. The NHS provide a number of a services to those struggling with addiction, there also exists a number of charities and support groups. AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) are two types of support groups that provide group workshops aimed at keeping individuals away from previous habits.
UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Cumbria, for those that require immediate assistance with their substance misuse.
Every case of addiction is unique and comes with its own dangers. However, in the worst cases, addiction presents a significant risk of harm, both to the addict and to anyone around them who gets caught up in the wreckage. Treatment can literally mean the difference between life and death – and private rehabilitation frequently provides the best and most effective treatment for anyone struggling with an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.
One of our residential rehabs is within close proximity to Cumbria – Oasis Recovery.
Oasis Recovery is unique in that it specialises in fully medically managed detoxes, with exceptionally high standards of care. We can facilitate all manner of medical detoxes including complex detoxes and those who require a higher intensity of medical care.
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 Cumbria 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?
Bear in mind that 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 Cumbria for people who wish to attempt getting clean without opting for private rehab.
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 Cumbria
CADAS and Unity provide drug and alcohol services in Cumbria. Details can be found below.
Cadas has four centres located across Cumbria. Each centre provides adult recovery and family support services as well as some services that are unique to particular Centres. Trained staff and volunteer teams are friendly and welcoming, ready to provide support, information and advice.
Telephone: 01228 212060
Address: Eden Rural Foyer, Old London Rd, Penrith CA11 8ET – https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/unity
Unity is the Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service for Cumbria. Unity has a team of Experienced Staff, Peer Mentors and Volunteers ready to help those struggling with addiction.
Addiction Support Groups in Cumbria
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 Cumbria, and may be particularly valuable for people who have already gone through rehab and are seeking ongoing support.
AA Meetings in Cumbria:
Duddon House, Fairfield Lane LA13 9AZ Wednesdays at 7:30pm
Salvation Army, Abbey St CA3 8TX Mondays at 7:30pm
United Reformed Church, Lowther St CA11 7QT Fridays at 7:30pm
If you’re travelling to Cumbria from the South (London), the A1 provides a straight route to Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire. From here you can take the A66 into Cumbria. If you’re travelling from Manchester or the West Midlands, the M6 provides routes into Kendal and Carlisle.
Virgin trains provide routes to Bootle from London. Furthermore, Oxenholme Rail Station acts as a hub for those travelling from all over the UK and is situated within close proximity of Kendal.
Ukat offers Addiction Treatment services in Cumbria. Cumbria, Cumbric, a County located in England. Cumbria’s main tourist attractions include Honister Slate Mine, Brough Castle, Clifton Hall, Bowder Stone, and Windermere Lake Cruises. Found within Cumbria are a number of prominent rivers and waterways including Lodore Falls, River Esk, Cogra Moss, River Bela, and Naddle Beck.
Cumbria is located in North West England
Cumbria is attributed to shire districts including Copeland, Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, City of Carlisle, and Eden.
Boundaries to an original ecclesiastical parish in the County of Cumbria incorperate Broughton East, Camerton, Tebay, Nether Staveley, and Clifton.
Wards in Cumbria are usually named after thoroughfares, neighbourhoods and parishes, these include Millom Without.
National parliamentary constituencies of the County of Cumbria include Workington (UK Parliament constituency), Barrow and Furness (UK Parliament constituency), Penrith and The Border (UK Parliament constituency), Copeland (UK Parliament constituency), and Carlisle (UK Parliament constituency).
The County of Cumbria also amalgamated hamlets such as Quality Corner, Torver, Raby, Harker, and Whitbeck within its boundaries.
The County of Cumbria additionally contains villages such as Barber Green, Plumbland, Great Musgrave, Beckside, and Mockerkin in its boundaries.
Villages within Cumbria’s boundaries include Long Marton, Kirkoswald, Drigg, Westlinton, and Bampton Grange.
Just as importantly villages such as Crosby Villa, Blencow, Santon Bridge, Rampside, and Sedgwick are also found within Cumbria
Cumbria incorporates a number of settlements including St Bees, Barrow Island, Barrow-in-Furness, Cardurnock, Solway Coast, Geltsdale, and Arnside.
Grange-over-Sands, St. George’s Square, Civil parishes in Cumbria, Bowness-on-Solway, and Arnside and Silverdale are included withinin Ukat’s Addiction Treatment service area in the County of Cumbria.
Other service areas of Ukat within Cumbria, England include Harrington, Workington, Haverigg, Silloth, and Maryport,
in addition to Cumbria’s outlying urban areas Solway Firth, Mawbray, Rampside, Parton, and Braystones.
Last but not least Ukat’s Addiction Treatment services cover the greater Cumbria area including Aldingham, Newtown, Holborn Hill, Ramsden Square, and Whitehaven.
Smaller areas within of Cumbria, Cumbric include Kells, Vickerstown, Biggar, Anthorn, and Port Carlisle.
Towns such as Great Crosthwaite, Beckfoot, Allonby, Kirkby-in-Furness, and Seascale are are part of Cumbria.
Additional towns such as Keswick, Broughton-in-Furness, Egremont, Alston, and Windermere can be found within the County of Cumbria.
The cities of City of Carlisle can be found within Cumbria.
University of Cumbria, St Martin’s College, and Cumbria Institute of the Arts found within Cumbria are respected through out England and the United Kingdom.
Well-known schools in Cumbria are Kirkby Stephen Grammar School, and John Ruskin School.
Cumbria residents enjoy access to Armitt Library.
Additional educational institutions within Cumbria is the Brantwood, and Townend.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, and Furness General Hospital are located within the Cumbria district.
Fitz Park, Coniston Hall, and Brockhole are the most notable parks and open spaces in Cumbria and are famous through out England.
Local roads within Cumbria include A596 road, Hardknott Pass, and A684 road.
The County of Cumbria is bordered by Barnard Castle to the West.
Cumbria’s reknown can be attributed to its diverse heritage including Oddendale, Swinside, and Rampgill mine.
Cumbria encompasses notable heritage assets including Stagshaw Garden, Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall, Cowmire Hall, Cooke’s Building, and Ramsden Hall.
Cumbria houses some well known churches including Lanercost Priory, St Martin’s Church, and St Mary’s Church.
Cumberland, St Bees Man, Penrith Castle, Margaret Hogg, and Banna (Birdoswald) are but a few of the important parts of the history of Cumbria.
Cumbria is the founding County of number of companies including Penrith Co-operative Society, Lakeland (company), and Tirril Brewery.
The main shopping centre for Cumbria is Dunmail Park
ITV Border, Eden FM Radio, ITV Tyne Tees & Border, CN Group, and CFM (radio station) transmit locally-made programmes from the Cumbria area.
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