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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in West Sussex
West Sussex may be a sought-after holiday and retirement spot – but unfortunately that doesn’t mean it’s any less susceptible to the blight of substance abuse and addiction. As with anywhere else in the UK, alcoholism and drug addiction are taking their toll on the local residents.
Addiction Treatment Services in West Sussex
However there are a host of resources available in the county for anyone seeking to overcome their drug or alcohol addictions, and if you’re ready to turn your life around they are only a phone call away. If you’re in or near West Sussex and are seeking support for yourself or a loved one, call us today and speak to one of our trained addiction counsellors!
If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of West Sussex for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.
Private rehab is the sought after option for those in the heights of addiction because of its fully integrated treatment plan and fast admissions process. Being treated at a private treatment centre will encompass a medical detox followed by intensive rehabilitation for a period of 28 days. This ensures that the addict is treated on a physical and spiritual level before venturing out into the open world again. In most cases you should receive some level of aftercare and relapse prevention.
Recovery Lighthouse is one of UKAT’s many private drug and alcohol rehabs. It is located in a residential facility in Worthing, West Sussex and provides a welcoming, caring and safe environment. Here you will be medically detoxed, emotionally assessed and therapeutically rehabilitated while receiving around-the-clock care and support.
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 West Sussex 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?
Bear in mind that private rehab isn’t an option for everyone: it can be an expensive process and can have a huge impact on work and other commitments. Luckily, there are a number of free NHS services near West Sussex or people who wish to attempt getting clean without opting for private rehab.
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 West Sussex
CGL (Change Grow Lives) and Addaction are two charities that operate in West Sussex, they are both good starting points for those looking for free addiction services.
Addaction help people change their behaviour to become the very best that they can be. It could be their drug or alcohol use or worries about their mental health – they support people to make lasting change in their lives.
West Sussex Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults aged 25+ (including offenders), families and affected others. The North team covers Crawley and Horsham. CGL also have a Young Persons Services for those aged 16-25 in the area.
Addiction Support Groups in West Sussex
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 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 West Sussex, and may be particularly valuable for people who have already gone through rehab and are seeking ongoing support.
AA Meetings in West Sussex:
The Youth Centre, St Andrews Church, Cants Lane RH15 0LG Mondays at 8:00pm
Ifield Community Centre, Ifield Drive RH11 0DG Tuesdays at 8:00pm
Littlehampton United Church, 1 High St BN17 5EG Wednesdays at 7:30pm
West Sussex neighbours East Sussex, Surrey to the north/north-east and Hampshire to the West. Getting to and from West Sussex from Surrey/London can be achieved by the M25 and M23 (via Crawley). If you are travelling from Hampshire the M27 and A27 will bring you into Chichester and Worthing.
Southern Railways offer trains from London Victoria and Gatwick Aiport, covering a good majority of the main towns in West Sussex. Tickets can be purchased here – https://www.southernrailway.com/
About West Sussex
West Sussex is a county in the south of England. It borders East Sussex to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north. The southern border of West Sussex touches the English Channel. This is one of England’s ceremonial counties, where Chichester is the county town; this is the county’s only city and is found in south-west West Sussex.
The county of West Sussex is divided into seven districts – Adur District, Arun, Chichester District, Crawley, Horsham District, Mid Sussex and Worthing. Towns in West Sussex include Worthing, Crawley, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton, Shoreham-by-Sea, Horsham, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill.
Local natural parks and open areas for relaxation include the Chichester Harbour, Selsey Bill, Arundel Castle and the Nymans gardens in the civil parish of Slaugham.
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.
great service, thanks
I came into the Lighthouse not knowing what to expect from a Rehab programme. From Day 1 I felt welcome, safe and happy. The atmosphere of being in a family home-style environment meant that all the clients get to know each other so well. The style of interaction that all the staff live by centres around communication, honesty and open-mindedness and this filters down into the Group Therapy sessions and the workshops. The programme is based around the 12 steps and whilst here you will work through Steps 1 & 2 over 28 days. When we are given our free time we get our phones and TV, but throughout the day at any given time you will hear laughter, chatter and support. The food was very good - healthy, filling and balanced. There are two workout sessions a week where clients get to work with a fitness specialist. There are also about four walks to the seafront a week, weather permitting. On top of that there is lots of yoga, mindfulness and meditation. I knock one star off as the building and accommodation is tired but my understanding is this is currently being addressed with a refurb.
The 28 days I have just spent at the Recovery Lighthouse have totally changed my life for the better. I entered the programme full of fear and disbelief that giving up my addiction to alcohol was possible, and have left full of confidence and ready to live a life of sobriety. My journey would not have been possible without the highly professional attitude, tireless efforts, and experience and expertise of the staff. This is true across the board, from cleaners to high management, from chefs to therapists and support workers. If you are considering joining a rehabilitation programme, I can not sing the praises of Recovery Lighthouse loudly enough.
Five stars to the lighthouse for my recovery programme , the staff ALL the staff house keeping, chefs, recovery support workers , Therapists , and Top Management.... I would thoroughly recommend this treatment centre to any one in need . Namaste .
The Recovery Lighthouse and the their team have given me a new found love for life. After a 28 day stay for Cocaine addiction, I am walking out with the self-belief, confidence and determination to continue my recovery on a day to day basis. The staff (support/therapists/management/chefs) have been exceptional and I cannot thank these people enough for the positive impact each and every one of them have had on my life from the moment I walked in. Eternally grateful for the help and guidance I have received. Thank you.