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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Surrey
When it comes to finding the right treatment for substance dependence or alcoholism in Surrey, it helps to know what options are available and whether those options are suitable for the needs of the individual and their loved ones. Private drug and alcohol rehabilitation may seem costly but the level of care you receive as a patient, both during and after rehab, gives you or a loved one a strong foundation in recovery. That being said, we do understand that private rehab isn’t an option for everyone, so we’ve put together a list of paid and free services in Surrey, so you can make an informed decision on treatment. Whether you live in Guildford, Woking, Dorking or Farnham, you can be reassured that rehab services are within close proximity to home.
Addiction Treatment Services in Surrey
If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Surrey. Our rehabs are all CQC registered, complete with addiction therapists, nurses and psychiatrists who will make your stay comfortable. If you are struggling with alcohol use disorder, or have been abusing prescription drugs and/or opiates, our medical team may provide a medical detoxification to reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms. You will then proceed to the rehab stage for holistic treatment and psychotherapy.
If a particular situation is severe in which an individual is at risk to themselves or others, whether that be through acts of violence, criminal activity (stealing) or spiralling debt, the quickest and safest option is to look into private rehabilitation.
UKAT are proud to offer Primrose Lodge is one of our many UK-based private addiction treatment facilities, and is located in the picturesque town of Guilford in Surrey.
Primrose Lodge is a premier treatment facility, where we have spared no expense in ensuring that our clinic is comfortable, attractive and homely with fantastic facilities for all patients to enjoy. Our dedicated team of addiction treatment professionals possess extensive credentials and expert training in the field of addiction services.
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 live in or around Surrey and are thinking about attending a private rehab facility in Surrey 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?
The NHS do not provide residential rehab programmes, however they may provide funding for the most serious of cases. There are a number of free services available such as Addaction, which don’t require a GP referral.
If you have been misusing alcohol, benzodiazepines or opiates, a medical detox may be appropriate before commencing any rehab services. This is to ensure substances are removed safely from the body. We recommend that you speak with your GP before commencing any services, as they may be able to assist with a medical detox programme.
In Surrey there are a number of organisations that provide drug and alcohol treatment, including:
Prescribed Medical Detoxification
Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
Proven Counselling Treatments
12 Step Recovery Model
One-to-One & Therapy
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 Surrey
There are many outstanding services offered by the NHS, non-profit fellowship groups such as AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and charities (Addaction).
These services are highly recommended regardless of the choice of treatment that you decide upon, as they offer long-term support for those in recovery by promoting abstinence.
Every decision should always start by talking with a GP, as they will be able to refer you or a loved one to the relevant NHS services available. Depending on the addiction faced, a number of medications are available to help deal with withdrawal-related symptoms.
They work alongside Catalyst, a specialist non-profit organisation, to help people in Surrey who want help with a problematic drug use, as well as those who are dependent on alcohol, and want to stop or control their drinking. Their main office is in Guildford they operate all over the county.
Addiction Support Groups in Surrey
Fellowship meetings such as AA and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) provide support to those in recovery in the form of group therapy. For some opening up on addiction can be a daunting task, but being part of a fellowship helps :
To build long lasting friendships with like-minded people
Encourage one another to live a life of sobriety
Act as a talking therapy to help those overcome deep-rooted trauma
Fight boredom or loneliness
What is NA?
The Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship programme dedicated to helping people whose lives have been affected by drugs. They organise meetings throughout Surrey and can help you, or a loved one, find like-minded people who have gone through detox and rehab and can advise you on the right path. Attending such drug addiction-related meetings could be other people looking for help, with whom you can grow your new lives together. Narcotics Anonymous, just like the AA, follow the 12-step programme, amongst others.
What is AA?
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship focusing on mutual help and reciprocal experience-sharing from its members. Throughout the world, over two million people are considered members of the AA. They have discovered the benefits of sobriety through the 12-steps of alcoholics anonymous, as well as rediscovering their own selves through discussion and sharing.
AA Meetings in Surrey:
Royal Garrison Church Hall, Farnborough Rd GU11 1QA Wednesdays at 8:00pm
Hamilton Room, Church St RH3 7DN Fridays at 8:30pm
St Christopher’s Church, 55 Cove Rd GU14 0EX Wednesdays at 7:30pm
Surrey neighbours Kent to the East, Sussex to the South, Hampshire to the West and London to the North East, making it highly accessible throughout the South-East region. If you are travelling from Kent by Car the M25 is your best option. From London, it is best to take the M25 and M4. Take the M23 if you’re travelling from Sussex and join the M25 at junction 7. If you’re travelling from Hampshire take the M3 to junction 3 (Lightwater) then take the A roads as far as Woking.
Woking train station is a good hub for those travelling from London (Waterloo Station) and Hampshire (Winchester), a day ticket costs around £15. From Hampshire, the South Western line runs from Winchester to Woking in just one hour.
Surrey is a non-metropolitan country in south-east England. It borders West-Sussex and East-Sussex to the south/south-east, Hampshire to the south-west, Berkshire to the north, London to the north-west and Kent to the east. Surrey is made up of 11 districts, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge, Spelthorne, Runnymede, Surrey Heath, Woking, Elmbridge, Guildford, Waverley, Mole Valley and Epsom and Ewell.
The county town of Surrey is Guildford – the hometown of the University of Surrey – located south of Woking and east of Farnham. Walliswood in Surrey is the hometown of TVR, a British manufacturer of sports cars. Surrey is also home to some beautiful landscapes. The Surrey Hills is an area of natural beauty as well as Horton Country Park, a 152-hectare local nature reserve in Epsom. Leith Hill and Leigh Hill Tower are located in Dorking, another area of natural interest noted as the second highest point in south-east England.
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.
What an I say....this experience has changed my life! I cannot fault any of the staff. Massive shout out to Jack and Dave, the most important men here as they fed and watered me 🙂 Gilly was a dream to work with and really helped towards my recovery. Thank you to Jules, Kate and Edwina. Such different therapeutic styles that compliment each other. I cannot thank you enough. Support staff are just that. So supportive and caring. I found Tim, Kim and Carol very inspiring with their stories and always there for advice and a giggle. Lauren is so knowledgeable about addition and is amazing! Karen, Wendy and Jenny I did not see very often but we’re always lovely. Johnny has been great and involved. Also very inspirations. What a great team!
My treatment at Primrose has been has been excellent. The food is superb and the chefs are very accommodating. The support staff and therapists are always available for you and I can highly recommend this to anyone finding themselves needing help.
I came to Primrose in a poor state, didn’t know what to expect. For me it’s been a revelation in terms of learning not only about my illness but also about myself. Couldn’t recommend highly enough. Thanks to all at Primrose.
Very fortunate to have found my way to Primrose. I was a complete mess, quite possibly would have drunk myself to death had I not gone to a treatment center. Primrose has been been emotional, some tough love (just the right amount) and very interesting. From being a full blown alcoholic, I haven’t really thought about drinking at all during my stay. The days are full, and can be intense at times. The integration to the 12 step programme has been challenging, and made accessible for me, as I am not a religious person. Highly recommend.
I have spent 28 days at Primrose Lodge (and 7 days at Banbury shielding). I have had a life changing experience whilst here and found the whole experience to be very rewarding. All the therapists, support workers , cleaners and chefs have been very friendly, caring, polite, professional and approachable. They have all treated me with respect. The treatment has been above and beyond what I was expecting and has given me a very good foundation for the start of my recovery journey. I have learnt so much in a very short period of time and have been given the tools required to give me every chance of having a successful recovery journey.I have found my higher power, have been open and honest to myself and with my peers and the staff, and I have accepted that I’m an alcoholic. I have tried to embrace everything asked of me and completed my steps 1 x 4 during my stay which I have found very rewarding. The food has been excellent and the accommodation very comfortable. Thank you to everyone, it has been an amazing journey so far and I would recommend Primrose Lodge to anyone needing help with their addictions.
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