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.
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.
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.
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 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
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 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.
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:
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
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.
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.
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I would not know where to start on what to say but the treatment I have received at Oasis Bradford has been second to none. You are treated like a human being and helped with anything including physical and emotional issues. Thank you.
Overall the team have been very positive and helpful and willing to go out of their way.
I am autistic and I was made really comfortable and welcomed, it has helped me communicate with people and it has me with my withdrawals. The peers were very supportive, and th staff were there 24/7 for support.
At first I hated being in treatment and felt like leaving on numerous occasions. As time went on and I started engaging with my peers I started to feel more settled. I feel like coming here has had helped me clear my head and I feel less stressed. I couldn't talk to people before and now I feel more at ease.
The staff are really good at their jobs and very experienced. I wish I could have had the whole programme. ( Due to Covid 19).
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