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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Wiltshire

Residents of Wiltshire – just like the rest of the UK – suffer from problems with alcohol, prescription drugs and illegal substances. In turn this has a huge affect on the wider community. Families suffer the most, while health and social services struggle with the burden.

We understand what addiction can do to you or a loved one, we treat thousands of people each year and work closely with their families to give them the best of addiction recovery. We understand that Private treatment isn’t always feasible which is why we have created this handy guide to addiction treatment in Wiltshire, to help you make an informed decision on the different options available (both free and paid).

Addiction Treatment Services in Wiltshire

Wiltshire is home to a range of treatment facilities and options (private, NHS, charities and support groups) for people trying to break free from addiction. This guide will start with private rehabilitation; the pros and cons and treatment costs.

If you know it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in or near Wiltshire. A list of our private treatment centres can be found below.

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Private Rehabilitation

Private rehab is usually the preferred choice for those with severe addictions, or those wanting the best chance to break away from previous habits. The reason being is that private treatment involves a 360 degree treatment plan; medical detox, rehabilitation and aftercare. Most importantly, treatment begins immediately without the need for referrals / long waiting lists.

UKAT are proud to offer one of our facilities near Wiltshire – Banbury Lodge – a state-of-the-art drug and alcohol detox facility set in Banbury, Oxfordshire – just one hour away from Wiltshire.

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Banbury Lodge will provide a medically supervised detox along with a bespoke treatment programme including counselling and therapy. We also offer free family group sessions, providing support to families and loved ones during treatment. To find out more about the services we provide at Banbury Lodge call us today.

We Provide:
  • Prescribed Medical Detoxification
  • Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
  • Proven Counselling Treatments
  • Holistic Therapies
  • 12 Step Recovery Model
  • One-to-One & Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Trauma therapy
  • Psychiatric assessments
  • Dual diagnosis care
  • Aftercare & Ongoing Therapies
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • CQC Registered
  • 24-Hour Care

We also offer free group sessions for families or anyone closely connected to the individual.

These groups provide guidance and support network built and an understanding of addiction acquired. All of which can contribute to ongoing long-term recovery for both addicts and family members.

Call +44 2039 496 584 today to speak to one of our team

The Benefits of Private Rehab

If you or a loved one are seriously struggling with addiction, private rehab provides:

  • Immediate admission to a safe and nurturing environment
  • Medical detox with 24/7 care & support
  • Overcome the root causes of addiction
  • Experienced team of doctors & therapists
  • Personalised rehabilitation programme
  • Look, feel, sleep better & regain confidence
  • Learn techniques for relapse prevention
  • 1 year complimentary aftercare support
What Does Rehab Cost?

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 Wiltshire 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?

Private rehab isn’t an option for everyone, and those looking for NHS services should look to the Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (SDAS) for help with a referral. Click here to visit their website. Most NHS partnerships now work in conjunction with other charities such as CGL and Turning Point, details can be found below.

The service provides:

  • Recovery and care planning
  • Support for families
  • One-to-one support
  • Medication for opiate addiction
  • Stabilisation
  • Assessments for residential rehabilitation
  • Counselling and relapse prevention
  • Facilitation of rehabilitation
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Care management
  • Community detoxification

Where are these Services Based?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Free Addiction Treatment
  • Free of charge
  • Confidentiality
  • 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

To discuss your options further please enter your telephone number below and one of our highly trained team will be in touch as soon as possible:

Free Addiction Treatment Services Available in Wiltshire

There are a number of charity run addiction services in Wiltshire. CGL Swindon and Turning Point provide free addiction services to the local community which don’t require an NHS referral, their details can be found below.

CGL: Swindon

Telephone: 01793 611870

Address: 4 Temple Chambers, Temple St, SN1 1SQ


CGL Swindon works in partnership with service users to assess their requirements and to plan individual treatment plans and help users to address their alcohol and drug problems and achieve personal goals.

Turning Point: Salisbury

Telephone: 01722 343000

Address: Cheviot House, 69-73 Castle St, SP1 3SP


Swindon & Wiltshire Active Recovery Service (IMPACT) is a free, confidential service for anyone who is concerned about their own or someone else’s substance use. Their team of specialist workers are skilled in helping people decide what changes they want to make, whether you need intensive support or just some brief advice.

Addiction Support Groups in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire, and may be particularly valuable for people who have already gone through rehab and are seeking ongoing support.

AA Meetings in Wiltshire:

Salvation Army Hall, Foghamshire
SN15 1HB
Thursdays at 7:45pm


St Lucy’s Sight Centre, Browfort, Bath Rd
SN10 2AT
Sundays at 10:30am


St Mary’s Church Hall, Silverless St
Mondays at 8:00pm

See the full list of AA meetings in Wiltshire

NA Meetings in Wiltshire:
Tuesdays – 7:30pm

St Thomas’ Church
York Buildings
BA14 8PT

Sundays – 6:00pm

St Philip the Deacon Church Hall
67 Beechcroft Road

Tuesdays – 7:30am

Friary Community Centre
Carmelite Way

See the full list of NA meetings in Wiltshire

Travelling to and from West Yorkshire

Wiltshire neighbours Bristol to the west and Berkshire to the east, with the M4 running through the county from Burton to Swindon. From Dorset take the A338 north into Salisbury. From Gloucestershire take the M5 south to junction 15 then take the M4 towards Burton.

Trains operate from London Waterloo to Salisbury via the South Western Railway. If you are heading to Swindon leave from London Paddington.

About Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a county in South West England, bordering Dorset to the south, Somerset to the southwest, Hampshire to the southeast, Gloucestershire to the north, West Berkshire to the east. It is sometimes called Wilts. The county town was initially Wilton – Wiltshire is named after this town. Now, however, Wiltshire Council is located in Trowbridge, the current county town.

Twenty-one towns and one city form Wiltshire. The towns are Amesbury, Bradford-on-Avon, Calne, Chippenham, Corsham, Cricklade, Devizes, Highworth (Borough of Swindon), Larkhill, Ludgershall, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Melksham, Mere, Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon (Borough of Swindon), Tidworth, Trowbridge, Warminster, Westbury and Wilton. Salisbury is the only city in the county.

Notable places in Wiltshire include Barbury Castle, Avebury manor and garden. Bowood House, Castle Combe and Wardour Castle. Of course, the famous Stonehenge is also located here.

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