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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in the West Midlands
Getting the right help and support for any addiction can be a daunting task. UKAT aims to provide you with the relevant resources in the West Midlands, both free and private so that you can make an informed decision on the best treatment for you or a loved one. If you have any further questions regarding any of the information provided below, please feel free to call our advisors and they will assist you in any way they can.
Addiction Treatment Services in the West Midlands
There are a number of options available to those struggling with addiction. Free services offered by the NHS are now usually in conjunction with many of the charity based organisations (such as Addaction, Turning Point or Aquarius). In most cases you can self-refer without the need of a GP although waiting times can be an issue, especially for those in the heights of addiction who need urgent medical assistance.
Here at UKAT we have a number of private based rehab centres located in close proximity to the West Midlands, for those that require immediate admission for both alcohol and drug addiction.
Banbury Lodge is our Oxfordshire-based rehab just 55 miles – 1 hour drive away from most of the West Midlands. Our treatment programmes are delivered by our dedicated team of professionals in a comfortable environment, that’s ideal for keeping you focused and motivated towards breaking the cycle of addiction.
Banbury Lodge has been completely refurbished to exceptional standards and boasts state-of-the-art facilities that include an onsite gymnasium and en suite bedrooms. The clinic offers a secure and comfortable environment in which to get better, and with specialised programmes for people aged sixteen and over, Banbury Lodge is the ideal treatment centre for you or a loved one.
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 the West Midlands 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?
However, 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 in and around the West Midlands that can provide help and support during your recovery.
The service provides:
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 the West Midlands
CGL (Change Grow Lives) and Aquarius are two charities that operate within the West Midlands. They both provide free help and support for those struggling with addiction. Contact details can be found below.
Telephone: 0121 227 5890
Address: Scala House Suffolk Street, Queensway, Birmingham, B1 1EQ
Reach Out Recovery is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults and affected others in Birmingham. They offer treatment and recovery services to support anyone experiencing difficulties with drugs and/or alcohol in a range of local community settings across Birmingham.
Telephone: 0121 622 8181
Address: 236 Bristol Rd, Birmingham, B5 7SL
Aquarius strive to help people overcome the harms caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling. They work closely with individuals, families and friends to lessen the impact caused by the behaviour of a loved one.
Addiction Support Groups in the West Midlands
It is recommended that overcoming addiction should be followed up with regular meetings. AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) are two non-profit organisations that run weekly meetings in the West Midlands. By regularly attending these meetings you or a loved one are more likely to remain committed to a recovery programme. They are also a great way to meet other people in and around the West Midlands with similar addiction issues.
What is NA?
NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a globally renowned non-profit fellowship for people whose drug abuse has had a detrimental impact upon their lives. Everyone attending NA meetings is trying to abstain from drug use and to develop a new way of life. There are no fees to attend and everyone is welcome as long as they are actively striving to stay clean.
What is AA?
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is – like NA – a non-profit fellowship; since its inception in the 1930s AA has helped millions of people worldwide escape from the claws of alcoholism. AA meetings are held right across the country, including a good number in the West Midlands, and may be particularly valuable for people who have already gone through rehab and are seeking ongoing support.
The West Midlands is accessible from the north (Manchester) via the M6. From the south (Oxfordshire) the M40 and M42 will bring you into Solihull. From the east/south East (Northampton and Rutland), the M1 and M6 will bring you into Birmingham via Coventry.
If you are travelling from London the West Midlands Railway provides direct routes to and from Birmingham and the surrounding areas.
About West Midlands
The West Midlands is a city region and a metropolitan county in western-central England and borders Warwickshire to the east, Worcestershire to the south and Staffordshire to the north and west.
The West Midlands is divided into seven metropolitan boroughs – City of Birmingham, City of Coventry and City of Wolverhampton; Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull and Walsall. Their administrative cities are Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Oldbury, Solihull and Walsall. Some larger towns include Stoke, West Bromwich, Handsworth, Binley and Allesley.
The gothic Coventry Cathedral, the New Hall Valley Country Park, the Malvern and Brueton Park are also located in the West Midlands.
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