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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Somerset
The abuse of alcohol, cannabis, cocaine, heroin and prescription drugs takes place throughout the county and the socioeconomic impact is becoming increasingly obvious. However, there is hope as Somerset has a strong variety of organisations and drug rehab clinics available to anyone wanting to break free from addiction. If you or a loved one want help and advice on treatment options – please call one of our addiction counsellors free today!
Addiction Treatment Services in Somerset
Somerset may seem like a somewhat unlikely part of the UK to suffer a serious addiction problem but, sadly, no part of the country is immune, and in both rural and urban areas Somerset is home to a great many people struggling with substance abuse. The available treatment focuses on healing the person from the inside out, with both private and NHS-funded programmes available throughout the county.If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Somerset for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.
Whether it’s to alcohol or drugs, an addiction can develop very quickly – and it can rapidly become a life-threatening affliction. What’s more, it isn’t merely the addict’s life that gets affected: loved ones can be permanently damaged by the experience of being close to a dangerous addiction. If you’re concerned that you or those you love may be in danger because of an addiction, rapid action needs to be taken – and it’s frequently the case that the most immediate and effective course of treatment in the most serious cases of addiction is private rehabilitation.
Banbury Lodge is our nearest addiction rehab centre to Somerset, and is situated in Oxfordshire, two hours away. Our professional staff are experienced in treating all kinds of addictions, and each of our clients will receive a tailored recovery programme.
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 Somerset 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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Sober Transport Service
Making the journey from home to the 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 Treatment Services Are Offered by the NHS?
Private rehab isn’t for everyone, and it certainly isn’t the only option when it comes to overcoming drug and alcohol addiction. Luckily, there are a variety of different free services available near Somerset that will support you in your recovery.
In Somerset there are a number of organisations that provide drug and alcohol treatment, including:
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 Somerset
Somerset Drug & Alcohol Service (SDAS) is for those with a dependency or addiction who want to reduce the harm that drugs and alcohol cause to their lives and to those around them. Ultimately, the services strive to help people achieve recovery from addiction and full re-integration back into community life. They have hubs throughout the county including in Taunton and Bridgewater.
SDAS comprises of three providers working in partnership to deliver one wholesome holistic treatment service in the county. CGL provides the contact and engagement part of the service.
Addiction Support Groups in Somerset
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 (a.k.a. Narcotics Anonymous) is a non-profit organisation where volunteers help each other gain the confidence that being clean and staying away from drugs is a possibility. Following the 12-step programme, they encourage complete abstinence from addictive substances and behaviours, including alcohol. This is due to the high rates of alcohol addiction in the UK. If you want to know more about the active NA meetings in Somerset, take a look at our guide below.
What is AA?
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international organisation focused on mutual understanding and support within a group of people suffering from the effects of alcohol addiction. These meetings are mostly attended by alcoholics, but family members and people suffering from dual diagnosis and co-occurring disorders can freely join meetings and share their experience with the others.
AA Meetings in Somerset:
Bath Monday Morning On Awakening
St Michael’s Without (Basement), Broad St BA1 5LJ Mondays at 7:30pm
Bridgwater Big Book & Tradition
St John’s Church, Blake Place TA6 5AU Tuesdays at 7:30pm
Bay Tree Café, Church Lane BA6 9JQ Thursdays at 7:30pm
Somerset is a county in South West England. It borders Gloucestershire and Bristol (north), Wiltshire (east), Dorset (north-east), and Devon (south-west). There are many roads of various sizes crossing the county, including the M5 motorway, the A303, the A37, the A38, the A39, the A358, and A361. Reaching Bristol from London, for example, will take you roughly 2.5 hours by car via the M4.
Rail services in the county are provided by the Bristol to Exeter Line, the West of England Main Line through Yeovil Junction, Heart of Wessex Line (running from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth), and the Reading to Taunton Line. The main train operator is Great Western Railway, while South Western Railway and CrossCountry are both secondary service providers in the area. The buesiest stations are in Taunton, Bridgwater, Castle Cary, and Yeovil Junction.
Ukat is proud to offer Addiction Treatment services. Somerset is a City in South West Coast Path. Somerset’s main tourist attractions include Cadbury Castle, Claverton Pumping Station, West Pennard Court Barn, Glastonbury Tor, and Wellington Monument. As a result of its location, a number of rivers and water ways inlcuding Lox Yeo River, Sowy River, East Lyn River, Norton Brook, and River Sheppey are found within Somerset.
Located in Bristol Channel, Somerset forms part of Shepton Mallet Rural District in England.
Somerset provides residents and businesses local services and administrative duties from Guildhall, Bath.
Somerset is part of South West England.
Somerset is attributed to Sedgemoor, South Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset, Mendip, and Somerset West and Taunton administrative county districts.
Boundaries to an original ecclesiastical parish in the City of Somerset incorperate Old Cleeve, Barrow Gurney, Hardington Mandeville, North Perrott, and Rode.
The wards and electoral sub divisions of Somerset also include Twerton, Bathwick, Odd Down, Newbridge, and Westmoreland.
The City of Somerset is representated at a national level by Bridgwater (UK Parliament constituency), Mid Somerset (UK Parliament constituency), South Somerset (UK Parliament constituency), Weston-super-Mare (UK Parliament constituency), and Bath (UK Parliament constituency).
The Flag Of Somerset is the flag of the English City of Somerset.
The City of Somerset additionally contains the hamlets such as Malmsmead, Wilmington, Blatchbridge, and East Dundry its boundaries.
The City of Somerset also encompasses villages such as Winsford, Charlton Musgrove, Marston Magna, Englishcombe, and Churchill within its administrative area.
Villages within Somerset’s boundaries include Flax Bourton, Yeovilton, Hinton Blewett, High Ham, and St. Georges.
Last in order but nevertheless important, Somerset includes Kingston Seymour, Bratton Seymour, Elworthy, Winscombe, and Cleeve.
Somerset incorporates a number of settlements including Kingsmead, Porlock Weir, Weston, East Quantoxhead, Quantock Hills, Weston-super-Mare, and Uphill.
Mendip Hills, Steart, Lyncombe, Abbey, and Twerton are also part of Ukat’s Addiction Treatment service area in the City of Somerset.
Other service areas of Ukat in Somerset, England encompass Portishead, Brean, Bear Flat, Westmoreland, and Berrow,
in addition to Somerset’s outlying urban areas Porlock, Larkhall, Newbridge, Blackdown Hills, and Kewstoke.
Just as importantly Ukat’s Addiction Treatment services cover the greater Somerset area along with Burnham-on-Sea, Locksbrook, SouthGate, Walcot, and Clevedon.
The small communities of Glamorgan Vale, Selworthy, Watchet, Combe Down, and Minehead are located within Somerset, Bristol Channel.
Towns including Claverton Down, Lilstock, Odd Down, Old Cleeve, and Bathwick are located in Somerset.
Additional towns that form parm of the City of Somerset include Keynsham, Clevedon, Weston-super-Mare, Taunton, and Radstock
A number of prestigious cities including Bath, and Wells can be found within Somerset.
Well-known schools in Somerset are Robert Blake Science College, and West Somerset College.
Informal learning environments in Somerset include the American Museum and Gardens, and Coleridge Cottage.
Dene Barton Community Hospital, and Paulton Memorial Hospital catchment areas includes Somerset.
Milton Lodge, Exmoor, and Clarence Park are enjoyed by Somerset residents and famous through out England.
Local roads within Somerset include Sion Hill Place, Vicars’ Close, and A37 road.
The City of Somerset is bordered to the west, by Wiltshire
Close to Somerset, Bristol, and Wiltshire are positioned immediately to the south of the City.
The City of Somerset’s is bordered by Dorset, and Devon to the north.
Somerset reputation can be ascribed to its rich heritage including Tarr Steps, Black Ball Camp, and Stokeleigh Camp.
Situated in Somerset, notable heritage assets include St Mary’s Church, Glastonbury Lake Village, Church of St Giles, Church Of Holy Trinity, and Church of St Peter and St Paul.
Churches in Somerset include Church of St Bartholomew, Church of St Martin, and St Mary’s Church.
Included in the long history of Somerset are Richard Carver (architect), Ham Green Pottery, Sigwells, Council of the West, and Blacker’s Hill.
A number of companies including L&F Jones, Cheddar Ales, and Thatchers Cider in the City of Somerset.
Somerset is a centre of commerce and shopping centers such as Clarks Village are famous.
Local TV and Radio broadcasting companies in Somerset include Heart West, Heart Somerset, The Breeze (Bridgwater & West Somerset), Heart Bath, and The Breeze (Yeovil & South Somerset)
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4 weeks ago I was ready to end my life and thanks to family intervention they found banbury lodge. They managed to get me in next day and started my isolation which helped sober me up. Then straight into an amazing routine of the 12 steps and CBT. I've had personal issues whikst in treatment which the staff have helped me work through. I was introduced to my therapist Rebecca which helped change my life. Every single member of staff has also had a massive part in my sobriety and start to my journey of a better life. Especially Sarah, Bernie, Lianne, Tom, Zoe and Charlotte, Sandy.
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Thank you to all the staff that bent over backwards to make me feel comfortable by showing me compassion and patience, even on my off days. I'd especially like to thank Bernie, Sasha, Dimitra, Charlotte P and Zoe, Nicky, Tom, Laura the nurse, Charlotte B, Sarah, Stacey.
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