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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Lancashire
If you or a loved one are struggling with alcoholism or substance abuse in Lancashire, this guide will help you to make an informed decision on a recovery approach. When considering treatment, it’s important that you or a loved one undergo a detox in conjunction with psychotherapy to ensure the root causes of the addiction are dealt with. Here at UKAT we provide a holistic approach to treating addictions, from medical detox to aftercare and family programmes. We understand that private rehab isn’t an option for everyone, so we’ve detailed a list of free rehab services and support groups below.
Addiction Treatment Services in Lancashire
When choosing a treatment option in Lancashire, it’s important that you seek advice from a GP or medical professional to ensure it’s safe to undergo a detox. Some drugs (especially alcohol), can cause serious and sometimes life threatening withdrawal symptoms. It’s safer to undergo a medical detox whereby medication can be given to reduce the impact of withdrawal. Our rehab facilities cater for those that require a medical detox, our trained addiction nurses and psychiatrists will ensure you or a loved one are well looked after.
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 get caught up in the situation. Treatment can 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.
Our team of trained psychotherapists and addiction counsellors will make your stay comfortable, providing the necessary tools to overcome alcoholism and substance dependence and live a life in recovery. We also provide free aftercare and family support workshops.
UKAT are proud to offer Oasis Runcorn – is our alcohol and drug rehab based in West Yorkshire, just 44 miles (50 minutes) away from Lancashire.
Oasis Runcorn provides primary and secondary treatment which consists of community process, process groups, therapeutic activities, one to one counselling, house meetings, workshops, groups and worksheets.
The cost of rehab can vary depending on several factors: the area, is there a need for sober transport services, the type of treatment required, as well as any aftercare or additional follow-up counselling sessions. However, it is usually priced at around £1,500 – £3,000 per week. If you are thinking about attending a private rehab facility near Lancashire and would like to find out specific prices, get in touch and we will be able to provide you with this information to help you decide.
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What Treatment Services Are Offered by the NHS?
In Lancashire there are a number of organisations that provide drug and alcohol treatment, such as:
Assessments for residential rehabilitation
Support for families
Where Are These Services Based?
What Are the Pros and Cons of Free Addiction Treatment
The services are free of charge
All information is confidential
Services are located in the local community
Lengthy admissions process;
Might not be referred to residential rehab;
Patients may be asked to go to different clinics/centres for different treatments;
Recovery may be affected by life distractions and access to drugs and alcohol;
Access to the personal therapist is more limited;
Patients may not have the same therapist/staff caring for them throughout treatment;
It may be more challenging to build an outpatient support network.
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Free Addiction Treatment Services Available in Lancashire
Inspire is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults (including offenders), families, carers and affected others in Blackburn with Darwen. It is one of many services in the area.
Telephone: 01772 366 120
Address: St Wilfrid’s Building, Fox Street,
Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2AB
Discover Preston is a community drug and alcohol service. On accessing their service you will be supported by a member of their team in assessing your needs and developing an individualized recovery action plan.
Young Addaction – Central Lancashire
Telephone: 0808 164 0074
Address: Urban Exchange
Young Addaction are a young people’s substance misuse service for under 25’s. They cover Preston, South Ribble, Chorley and West Lancashire, and their work is mainly conducted in one-to-ones using a variety of psychosocial interventions.
CGL – Inspire and Go2 Blackburn with Darwen
Telephone: 01254 495 014
Address: Regent House
Go2 is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for young people in Blackburn with Darwen.
Addiction Support Services Near Lancashire
Addiction support groups are specifically focused on substance abuse and behavioural addictions, and the issues associated with recovery. During the meetings, participants normally focus on a specific type of addiction; this is how the groups are separated. This makes it easier for members to concentrate and feel their particular issues being addressed by others who share the same experiences.
What is NA?
NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a not-for-profit fellowship for all people whose lives have become unmanageable through the use of drugs. Everyone in attendance is looking to abstain from drug use and find a new way to live by following the programme. There are no fees, and everyone is welcome.
What is AA?
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is a fellowship-based organisation for all people whose lives have been negatively affected by alcohol misuse. These meetings are held throughout the week and can be beneficial for anyone seeking help after having undergone a structured detox or rehab programme. Even if it’s not you who’s fighting alcoholism, you can still attend and try to find help from the other members.
AA Meetings in Lancashire:
TMaundy Furniture Shop, 36 Abbey St. BB5 1EB Wednesdays at 1:00pm
No 21 Maundy, 21 Abbey St. BB5 1EB Sundays at 1:30pm
AB & D Centre, Burnley Rd. OL13 8EU Thursdays at 8:00pm
Lancashire borders Cumbria (north), Greater Manchester & Merseyside (south). North & West Yorkshire (east), and the Irish Sea (west). Travelling by car is one of the easiest choices as all areas are covered by large roads. The M6, M55, M58, M61, M62, and the M66 all pass through the county, connecting its zones with the rest of Great Britain. Reaching Preston, the county’s administrative centre from London takes over four hours, though, via the M40 and M6.
Direct links to London and the area are provided by the West Coast Main Line, while the East Lancashire Line serves the route between Blackpool and Colne via Lytham, Preston, Blackburn, Accrington and Burnley. The Ribble-Valley Line is your third option, depending on where you’re coming from and what’s your final destination. In comparison, reaching Preston from London via train takes just 140 minutes if you board the Virgin Trains line for Crewe and stay on board until it reaches your final destination.
Lancashire, also known as Lancs, is a non-metropolitan ceremonial county in the north-west of England, UK. The admin HQ is located in Preston, and is made up of 14 districts; West Lancashire, Chorley, South Ribble, Fylde, City of Preston, Wyre, City of Lancashire, Ribble Valley, Pendle, Burnley, Rossendale, Hyndburn, as well as the two unitary districts Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.
Lancashire also has 12 local governments consisting of Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble, West Lancashire, and Wyre.
The county borders Cumbria to the north, Greater Manchester and Merseyside to the south, North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire to the 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.
The groups have helped me a lot, listing to other peoples stories has helps me look at my own past. The staff have been supportive in everyway possible and work well with the structure. A massive thankyou to the Robbie, Tom, and Kelly.
I've been self medicating my anxiety since I was 15 after a 28 day stay I feel ready to tackle life with no drink or drugs again
fantastic rehab , amazing staff can, t praise them enough. the holistic side was amazing something that is opitional that i would strongly recommend. 28 days just flew by so quick and i have gained so much that i feel confident that my journey in life can begin with vigor. homely accomation not 5 star but very comfortable. loved the chef
Very good recommend to anyone
I was treated with care and respect throughout my stay however I feel that there should have been more one to one sessions and more help for people with mobility issues (I thankfully didn't have any so this doesn't apply to me). The staff did the very best they could, but were understaffed and so stretched which sometimes caused delays for information, any problems, request to speak to a member of staff etc. The food was excellent, and I believe I have really benefitted from coming here, I was equipped with a lot of tools and knowledge that will hopefully mean I can continue my journey to sobriety out of the centre. I also feel that due to covid there were restrictions beyond their control.
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