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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Merseyside
Thousands of Merseyside residents struggle with alcohol and/or drug addiction. If you or a loved one are one of them, don’t give up hope, as there are many resources in the area which can help. If you’re in or near Merseyside and are looking for support for yourself or someone close to you, read on for a guide to the organisations and facilities that can help.
Addiction Treatment Services in Merseyside
The Merseyside area is home to many free and private treatment services – so many that choosing the right option for you can present a huge challenge.If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Merseyside for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.
Private rehabilitation is often the most immediate – and almost always the best – option when an addict truly desires to turn their life around. Addiction at its most serious is a life-threatening condition, and private rehab has saved countless thousands of lives around the world – including many in Merseyside. The idea behind private rehabilitation is to provide an enclosed, inpatient environment with addiction and co-occurring disorders focus. Private rehabs provide the latest proven therapies and treatments, provided by experienced professionals who are there for you and your loved ones 24/7.
UKAT are proud to offer Oasis Runcorn is only a 26-miles drive from Merseyside or approximately – 40 minutes by car. There are also railway services covering the route Mereseyside-Cheshire.
Oasis Runcorn is 100% CQC-regulated and is our outstanding option for those seeking low-cost rehabilitation with the highest levels of medical and therapeutic care and support. The clinic offers detoxification, rehabilitation, as well as aftercare sessions.
Making the journey from home to clinic can feel overwhelming, a sober transport service works to ensure you or your loved one are taken from door to door safely and securely while supporting you along the way and affording the opportunity discuss any concerns you may have in a professional and understanding way.
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 £1,250 – £2,500 per week. If you are thinking about attending a private rehab facility near Merseyside 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 Buckinghamshire for people who wish to attempt getting clean without opting for private rehab.
In Merseyside there are a number of organisations that provide drug and alcohol treatment, including:
Collaboration with support groups
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 limited
It may be more challenging to build an outpatient support network
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Free Addiction Treatment Services Available in Merseyside
DART (Drug & Alcohol Recovery Team) is one of the biggest providers of free, confidential addiction services in Merseyside. They can meet you in person in all larger areas including Liverpool and Sefton. They work as part of Mersey Care by the NHS.
Mersey Care NHS
Telephone: 0151 473 0303
Address: V7 Building, Kings Business Park,
Prescot, Liverpool, L34 1PJ
Mersey Care serve more than eleven million people int he county. They offer specialist inpatient and community services that support mental health, learning disabilities, addictions, brain injuries, and physical health.
The Whitechapel Centre is one of the leading homeless and housing charities in Loverpool. They work with people who are sleeping rough, living in hostels, or, in other words, struggling to manage their accommodation.
AddAction help us change their behaviour to become better people. It could be drug or alcohol use, it could also be mental health – they support people to make the lasting change they need to improve.
Addiction Support Groups in Merseyside
Addiction support groups are specifically focused on substance abuse and behavioural addictions, as well on the issues associated with recovery. Some prefer to use the informal environment of a support group meeting to share their addiction-related problems and seek advice. Others, on the other hand, find that exact lack of formal treatment concerning and unsatisfactory for their situation. Whichever one of these you feel, it is still a good idea to check out the support groups in your area and meet like-minded neighbours. Creating a supportive environment during recovery is highly important.
What is NA?
NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a non-profit fellowship for all people fighting an addiction or dependence on drugs, be it legal or illegal ones. Everyone attending the group meetings is looking to abstain from drug use and find a new way to live by following the programme suggested by the organisers. There are no fees and everyone is welcome. Anonymity is a vital factor of the fellowship to enable everyone to attend without fear of social repercussions.
What is AA?
Like NA, AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is a non-profit fellowship for all people whose lives have been negatively affected by addiction, but during these meetings, you will meet only people who have suffered from alcoholism, be it directly or indirectly. These events are held throughout the week and can be beneficial for anyone seeking help for themselves or as a loved one of someone trying to get better. Even if you feel like your husband, parent or child’s alcoholism is harming you, you can visit these meetings and seek help.
AA Meetings in Merseyside:
Tudor Room, The Friars ME20 7BX Fridays at 7:00pm
Helsby Methodist Church, Chester Rd, WA6 0AQ Fridays at 7:45pm
Methodist Church, Eagle Brow, WA13 0LP Tuesdays at 1:00pm
Merseyside is a rather small county with a number of important towns within the area. Even though it’s much smaller than some surrounding counties (Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester), there are multiple motorways crossing the region including the M53, the M57, the M58, and the M62. This makes reaching an important industrial and cultural area, such as Liverpool, Bootle, and St Helens, easy and effortless.
Merseyrail (part of Serco-Abellio) is the largest railway service provider in the area. It serves both the Liverpool City Region, as well as Cheshire West and Chester, and West Lancashire. Apart from them, Northern, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Transpennine Express, and West Midlands Trains all pass through and stop at various stations around the county. If you are arriving from London, for example, you can reach Liverpool via the direct Virgin Trains service from London Euston; it will take just over two hours. From Newcastle, there is also a direct service – the Transpennine Express for Liverpool Lime Street station with the whole trip lasting just under three hours.
Ukat offers Addiction Treatment services in Merseyside. Merseyside is a County located in North West England in England. Merseyside’s local tourist attractions include New Brighton, Another Place (sculpture), Haydock Park Racecourse, Southport Pier, and Lord Street. As a result of its location, a number of rivers and water ways inlcuding The Birket, Prenton Brook, Greasby Brook, River Dee, and River Alt are found within Merseyside.
A County in North West England, Merseyside is located in the Liverpool administrative area.
Birkenhead Town Hall serves as Merseyside’s local authority administrative headquarters.
Merseyside is part of North West England.
Merseyside is associated with county districts including St Helens, Sefton, Wirral, Knowsley, and City of Liverpool.
The local authority within the County of Merseyside include Thornton, Sefton, Knowsley, Hightown, and Rainford parish councils.
The wards and electoral sub divisions of Merseyside also include Prescot North (ward), Prenton (ward), and Birkenhead and Tranmere (ward).
The County of Merseyside also amalgamated hamlets such as Landican, Clatterbridge, Frankby, and Larton within its boundaries.
Merseyside contains a number of settlements including West Kirby, Liverpool, and Southport.
Other towns found within the County of Merseyside include Southport, St Helens, Kirkby, Halewood, and Bebington
A variety of cities for part of Merseyside including Liverpool
Well-known schools in Merseyside are Upton Hall School FCJ, and St Augustine of Canterbury Roman Catholic High School.
Merseyside Maritime Museum, and Birkenhead Central Library offer free educational resources in Merseyside.
Furthering the education of Merseyside locals is the The Hardmans’ House, and Southport Botanic Gardens.
Aintree University Hospital, and Rainhill Hospital catchment areas includes Merseyside.
Toxteth Park Cemetery, Anfield Cemetery, and Stanley Park are popular with Merseyside residents and known through out England.
Local roads within Merseyside include A570 road, A5147 road, and A5036 road.
Adjoining Merseyside to the north, Cheshire are a short-distance.
Places to see in Merseyside include St Catherine’s Chapel, Queen Victoria Monument, and Hoylake and West Kirby War Memorial.
Withing the boundaries of Merseyside, Listed buildings in New Brighton, Listed buildings in Thornton, Listed buildings in Wallasey, Statue of Edward VII, and Listed buildings in Bidston of special interest.
The churches within Merseyside include the well known St Barnabas’ Church, St Werburgh’s Church, and Christ Church.
Included in the long history of Merseyside are History of St Helens, Coronation Gardens, Wirral Urban District, ROF Kirkby, and Whiston Rural District.
The County of Merseyside is home to a number of businesses including Psygnosis, British Insurance Services, and Starship Group.
Merseyside’s shopping centers are famous and people flock to Bank Buildings, Birkenhead
BBC North West Tonight, Mersey 106.7, Heart Wirral, Radio City (Liverpool), and BBC Radio Merseyside deliver broadcast media to the local Merseyside community.
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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