Breaking free from drug or alcohol addiction involves eliminating physical and psychological dependence and addressing the harmful behavioural issues that initially lead to addiction. Attempting to abruptly stop drug use without help from a professional can be extremely challenging and dangerous where an underlying physical dependence has developed. All forms of alcoholism and drug addiction affect physical and mental health. Frequently it is the behavioural aspects of an addiction that are most apparent and troubling for friends and family. For rehab to be successful, one must be willing to make significant behavioural changes whilst in treatment. The recovery success rates are entirely dependent on the individual’s willingness for change. Any good rehab facility in Middlesbrough should offer personalised treatment which includes a comprehensive screening process. The treatment plan should be changed to meet the needs of each individual, with their progress regularly monitored throughout the programme.
Treatment is provided on a one-to-one and group basis. Individuals should all receive a treatment and recovery programme customised to fully address their specific needs. Also, individuals should have a psychiatric evaluation carried out by certified psychiatrists.
We also offer free group sessions for families or anyone closely connected to the individual.
These groups provide guidance and support network built and an understanding of addiction acquired. All of which can contribute to ongoing long-term recovery for both addicts and family members.
Rehab empowers people who are struggling with addiction to live meaningful lives without the need for any substances including alcohol. Qualified professionals aim to create an environment that is supportive, compassionate, and caring, so that individuals can begin the healing process and begin long-term recovery. However, residential programs vary widely and a person struggling with drug or alcohol dependency will not always know what the ideal residential treatment program looks like. It is important that prior to choosing a residential programme, you understand what is offered to you in terms of treatment options and aftercare. Rehab programmes should ideally consist of individual therapy, group therapy and family therapy. Medical staff need to be made available 24 hours a day to aid with the detox process, and address any concerns that individuals express regarding their detox medication and psychotherapy.
All good residential programmes should offer free aftercare as part of any programme, and should provide regular sessions to facilitate long-term recovery. All rehab treatment centre in the UK must be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC assign a rating to each rehab ranging from “Inadequate” to “Outstanding”. To understand the performance of a rehab, a good place to start is the CQC website, as they list any potential issues with an individual facility.
If you or a loved one are seriously struggling with addiction, private rehab provides:
When making enquiries, ask the treatment centre about the types of therapy programmes available. All decent rehabs should provide several different therapeutic models to help underlining psychological issues associated with addiction. If existing mental health conditions are present, it would be worth inquiring whether the centre specialises in dual-diagnosis. Dual-diagnosis is the presence of mental health conditions and addictions. This often necessitates a specialised treatment plan to treat both disorders simultaneously. A good rehab centre therefore, should be licensed to treat both addiction and mental health disorders – with the expertise to treat substance disorders without hindering on the state of any existing mental health problems (such as bipolar or depression). Several considerations should be made for the individuals well-being where dual diagnosis is involved – such as any therapy undergone prior to rehabilitation and the use of currently prescribed psychiatric medication. The first phase of rehab is detox. Detox eliminates the substances that affect the individual’s mind, preparing them for psychological treatment.
Detox is a treatment that intends to break both the physical and psychological addiction caused by drug and alcohol misuse. A medical detox can be defined as medically-assisted, as often detox medication is provided to alleviate many of the dangerous symptoms associated with withdrawal. Detox medication is more common in those who are dependent on opiates, alcohol, barbiturates, and benzodiazepines. As part of a person centred approach, medical professionals will decide whether the individual requires a medically-assisted detox, with special considerations around the individuals needs and any existing mental health conditions. It is recommended that the detox phase is pursued within a residential setting, so that medical professionals can monitor withdrawal symptoms and any health complications.
After completing detox the individual will begin the rehabilitation phase. Clinicians should utilise a large array of therapeutic models to create a personalised treatment plan. Usually one-to-one sessions utilise psychotherapy in the form of Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), amongst others. Group sessions should usually take the form of talking therapies, but may also include other forms of psychotherapy such as Art Therapy, Drama Therapy, and Meditation. The goal for individuals is to create the optimal environment to explore new ways of thinking, to form bonds with peers and to seek healthy, rewarding stimuli without the need for drugs or alcohol.
The length of stay can change depending on the circumstances of the individual, although inpatient programmes typically range from 14 days up to 90 days. Extended rehab programmes have been shown to , so it may be that longer rehab programmes are a better choice. Some inpatient rehabs offer “detox only” options – but uk-rehab does not endorse this – as detox alone rarely addresses the underlying causes of addictions. For optimal recovery consider a 60-90 day programme. This will give you plenty of time to acclimatize to a substance free life, and allows the therapy to have a long-lasting impact on emotional and spiritual well-being.
Detox makes up a substantial portion of the overall cost of rehab, as well as the length of stay and services provided. Other things to consider include location and amenities. Typically, an inpatient rehab centre charges £5000 – £10000 for a 30-day treatment. Cost should not be a barrier to seeking addiction treatment, as often the longer-term cost of maintaining an addiction is far greater. Take into consideration how much you currently spend to keep up your addiction and the health ramifications associated with substance abuse. Private insurance can sometimes be accepted by rehabs, but you must make sure your insurance provider covers addiction treatment.
The nearest rehab clinic we recommend Middlesbrough is the CQC-registered Oasis Recovery. This Rehab offers a complete and comprehensive addiction treatment programme for alcohol and drug addictions and has a good/outstanding CQC rating, in addition treatment plans for existing mental health conditions are also included and 1-year free aftercare for both the individual and their families are provided. If you would like to seek addiction treatment in another location, UKAT provide a number of rehab facilities throughout the UK, all of which provide the same level of service and expertise. For more information about UKAT, call +44 2039 496 584 to speak to their addiction specialists.
UKAT are proud to offer Oasis Recovery Bradford is our addiction treatment facility just 18 miles away in West Yorkshire.
Oasis Recovery Bradford provides a safe, supportive environment, where clients can complete a medically supervised detox from drugs and/ or alcohol, or stabilise their use safely with medical support and within a specialist treatment setting.
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North Yorkshire Horizons is one of the free services offering a range of confidential and non-judgemental help for individuals and their families. If your life has been affected by drugs or alcohol, you can easily reach out to them without the pressure of funding the consultation being in the way of your healing. North Yorkshire Horizons operates from five main Hubs across the county: Harrogate, Northallerton, Scarborough, Selby, and Skipton.
Compass REACH - Young People
Telephone: 01609 777 662
Address: County Hall, 1 Racecourse Lane, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 8AD
Website: Compass REACH - Young People website.
Compass REACH helps young people who are struggling with risk taking behaviour. They proide support and aid in order to make positive lifestyle changes, focusing on the oerall improval of long-term health, resilience, and emotional wellbeing.
North Yorkshire Horizons
Telephone:01723 330 730
Address: 5 The Applegarth, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 8LZ
Website: North Yorkshire Horizons website.
They provide range of support including structured counselling, day programmes, and detox or rehab programmes. You can access their services from anywhere in North Yorkshire
York Drug and Alcohol Service
Telephone: 01904 464 688
Address: 3 Blossom Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1AU
Website: York Drug and Alcohol Service website.
Changing Lives is a nationwide, registered charity. They provide specialist support for thousands of vulnerable people and their families. They can help people from all ages find solutions to problems such as homelessness, domestic violence, addiction, and long-term uneployment.
Addiction support groups are specifically focused on substance abuse and behavioural addictions and the issues associated with recovery. Support groups are normally focused on a specific type of addiction which separates one group from another. This makes it easier for members to focus and feel as if their particular issues are being addressed by others who share their same experiences.
What is NA?
NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a non-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, as this is a work devoted to helping through sharing experiences and communication rather than using professional therapists, counsellors and medication as in a fully fledged rehabilitation clinic.
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 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 they have not, however, people can still attend meetings and get to know others who share their pain and addictions. It is a useful place to learn about local treatment options available to people from North Yorkshire and the nearby counties.
Harrogate Baptist Church, Victoria Ave
Wednesdays at 8:00pm
St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Rd
Wednesdays at 7:00pm
Friends Meeting House, 12 Queen Parade
Thursdays at 8:00pm
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Step Working Guide
The Rainbow Centre, Parish House, Castle Road
New Life Baptist Church
52-54 High Street
Rear Ground Floor
Bowes Morrell House, 111 Walmgate
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