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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Shropshire
If you’re struggling with an addiction or trying to help someone close to you, each step along the way can be an arduous one. Choosing the treatment pathway that’s best for you can be one such step: Shropshire may offer good access to any number of services and facilities but how can you be sure any given one will be appropriate for your needs? Speaking with an expert can make this process immeasurably easier, so don’t create unnecessary burdens for yourself: if you’d like recommendations for treatment options and support groups in and around Shropshire, call one of our confidential advisors.
Addiction Treatment Services in Shropshire
Treatment services in the area include private as well as free rehab; outpatient and inpatient options are also available. There is a wide range of services to choose from, but there is where many become confused and sometimes make the wrong choice. This is why we have created this useful guide, to help you consider the benefits and possible problems in all types of treatment available in the county.If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Shropshire for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.
Every case of addiction is unique, but they can all prove fatal in the end – and those left behind can have their lives permanently ruined in the process. If you feel that you’re in danger because of your addiction, or that your actions are having a catastrophic impact on those you love, you need to take steps quickly to halt the process – and the best and most immediate form of treatment is usually private rehabilitation.
UKAT are proud to offer Oasis Runcorn is one of our private facilities located in Cheshire, which is just 43 miles (1 hour) away from Shropshire.
Oasis Runcorn offers detox and medically-assisted treatment for clients who are dealing with withdrawal. Our team of fully-qualified counsellors and therapists will also provide a bespoke treatment programme for you as you continue your recovery journey with us.
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 Shropshire 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?
Since 2016, addiction help and treatment services in Shropshire for Shropshire residents are provided by ARCH and Addaction as the Shropshire Recovery Partnership.
In Shropshire there are a number of organisations that provide drug and alcohol treatment, including:
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 Shropshire
Whether you or a loved one have completed a private rehabilitation programme, or simply need a support group to work through a problem at your own pace, we always recommend regular meetings with other peers. Building long lasting friendships with those in recovery can promote abstinence and act as a port of call in times of difficulty.
Impact Alcohol Advisory Services
Telephone: 01952 223 165
Address: The People’s Centre, High Street , Madeley, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5AS
Telford STaRS is a free, confidential specialist drug and alcohol treatment service for people across Telford & Wrekin.
Addiction Support Groups in Shropshire
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?
Narcotics Anonymous, often written with the abbreviation NA, is a non-profit organisation in which volunteers help people who are suffering from the negative effects of addiction find a friendly and supportive environment. Meetings are organised weekly throughout Shropshire, and some are open for non-addicts to join, this includes families and loved ones of an addict, as well as people who just want to know more, or learn about the dangers. We have created a small guide for your local NA meetings.
What is AA?
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) are a fellowship programme who organise support group meetings throughout the UK. The system works according to the 12 steps of discovering, fighting, and defeating an alcohol addiction. These meetings can be attended by everyone, regardless of their current status (being an active alcoholic or in recovery). At the same time, families of people suffering from alcoholism in Shropshire can also join in and share their experience, receiving valuable feedback from other group attendees.
AA Meetings in Shropshire:
Bridgnorth Big Book Study
St Johns Church Hall, Northgate WV16 4EU Mondays at 7:30pm
Cleobury Mortimer 12 X 12
St Elizabeth Catholic Church Hall, Lower St DY14 8AE Wednesdays at 8:00pm
Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Wales, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, and Herefordshire. Arriving from any of these locations is easy and lasts between one and two hours, depending on traffic, driving speeds, and the starting and end points of your journey. The largest roads in the county are M54 motorway, the A5, the A49, the A53, and the A41.
A number of major railway lines run through the county (Welsh Marches Line, the Heart of Wales Line, the Cambrian Line, the Shrewsbury to Chester Line, and the Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury Line). A number of heritage railways also can be used to travel across the county including the Severn Valley Railway. The Cambrian Heritage Railway exists in Oswestry. Three train operating companies work in the county (West Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains).
Ukat is proud to offer Addiction Treatment services. Shropshire is a County located in West Midlands (region) Shropshire’s local attractions include Caus Castle, Stapeley Hill, Brown Moss, Royal Oak, and Viroconium Cornoviorum. A number of waterways and rivers such as River Tern, River Redlake, River Severn, River Onny, and River Teme are located within Shropshire. west Midlands, Shropshire is located in the Newport Rural District administrative area.
Shropshire provides residents and businesses local services and administrative duties from Shrewsbury.
Shropshire is linkedd to county district shires including Shropshire, and Telford and Wrekin.
Boundaries to an original ecclesiastical parish in the County of Shropshire incorperate Clive, Bucknell, Clungunford, Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, and Much Wenlock.
Wards for local government elections in Shropshire also include Bagley, and Llanyblodwel and Pant.
National parliamentary constituencies of the County of Shropshire include Newport (Shropshire) (UK Parliament constituency), Shrewsbury (UK Parliament constituency), Ludlow (UK Parliament constituency), North Shropshire (UK Parliament constituency), and Telford (UK Parliament constituency).
The Flag Of Shropshire is the emblem of the County of Shropshire in England.
The County of Shropshire also encompasses hamlets such as Bushmoor, Stockton, Moston, Beckjay, and Treflach.
The County of Shropshire also amalgamated villages such as Colebatch, Wroxeter, Ironbridge, Bronygarth, and Worthen within its boundaries.
Villages in Shropshire, include Onibury, Knockin, Mardu, Balmer Heath, and Yorton.
Last but not least Shropshire also includes Ruckley and Langley, Eaton-under-Heywood, Kynnersley, Withington, and Westbury.
Incorporated settlements within Shropshire’s boundary now include Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Shropshire Hills AONB, and Corbet Wood and Grinshill.
Additional towns such as Craven Arms, Oakengates, Shifnal, Ludlow, and Church Stretton can be found within the County of Shropshire.
Shropshire has a number of schools in the area including Concord College, and Packwood Haugh School.
Furthering the education of Shropshire locals is the Tar Tunnel, and Morville Hall.
The Shropshire area is the location of several hospitals including Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, and Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital.
Rea Brook Valley, The Quarry (park), and Morville Hall are popular with Shropshire locals and are known throughout England.
The major roads feeding Shropshire includes the A528 road.
Essential roads and infasructure in Shropshire include A490 road, A41 road, and A4113 road.
To the west, the County of Shropshire is bordered by Staffordshire.
To the east of the County of Shropshire is bordered by Powys.
Bordering the County of Shropshire and to the south Staffordshire, Cheshire, and Wrexham (county borough) are immediately adjacent.
The County of Shropshire’s is bordered by Herefordshire, Powys, and Worcestershire to the north.
Shropshire reputation can be ascribed to its rich heritage including Cantlop Bridge, Mitchell’s Fold, and Watling Street.
Blended into Shropshire a number of buildings of national importance can be found including Burton Borough School, Kinlet Hall, Old Market Hall, Upton Cressett Hall, and Elan aqueduct.
A number of churches are located in Shropshire including Wombridge Priory, Buildwas Abbey, and Whitchurch railway station (Shropshire).
The Mount, RAF Shawbury, Market Drayton Rural District, Mardol (street), and Mediolanum (Whitchurch) are but a few of the important parts of the history of Shropshire.
Shropshire is the founding County of number of companies including Tanners (company), Wem Brewing Company, and Dare Comics.
Telford Shopping Centre is one of Shropshire’s shopping centers and a focal point of local commerce.
Free Radio Shropshire & Black Country, The Wyre, Telford FM, BBC Radio Shropshire, and Sunshine 855 deliver broadcast media to the local Shropshire 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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