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A Guide to Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Hertfordshire

If you’re struggling with addiction in Hertfordshire – whether that be to drugs or alcohol – you’re not alone. The good news is that alcoholism and drug dependency can be treated with the right support. This guide will cover the different types of drug and alcohol that can be found throughout Hertfordshire, whether you live in Watford, Stevenage, St Albans, Hatfield or any other area in Herts, we can help you to make an informed decision on addiction treatment.

Addiction Treatment Services in Hertfordshire

When it comes to a recovery approach for alcoholism and drug addiction, a good plan should consist of detox (or medical detox), psychotherapy and aftercare. Psychotherapy can come in many forms such as inpatient rehab, counselling or group therapy. In some circumstances medication can be prescribed to reduce withdrawal symptoms. This is common among those with severe alcohol dependency.

If you’d like some recommendations for treatment options in Hertfordshire – whether free or private – call one of our confidential advisors today and start getting the assistance you seek.

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Private Rehabilitation

Private rehab is frequently the most immediate, most effective and most permanent solution to an addiction crisis. Although every addiction is unique, in the most serious cases – where there is a real risk of harm to the addict and possibly those around them – private rehabilitation can make the difference, literally, between life and death. Private rehab can set an addict on the road to a better life whilst offering all the necessary safety measures to reduce the risk of lasting harm – or worse – to anyone struggling under the burden of addiction.

UKAT are proud to offer Liberty House Clinic – a state-of-the-art drug and alcohol rehab situated in Luton.

Liberty House Clinic

Liberty House Clinic is one of our private drug and alcohol detox and rehabilitation facilities based in a quiet and picturesque suburban street in the heart of Luton. Situated just outside of London, it is 33 miles (45 minutes) away from Hertfordshire.

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.

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The Benefits of Private Rehab

Private rehab provides you (or a loved one fighting drug and/or alcohol abuse) with:

  • A medically supervised detoxification with around-the-clock care by a team of doctors & nurses
  • 24/7 support from trained professionals
  • Therapy – group and one-to-one – aimed at uncovering the fundamental reasons for your addiction
  • Tailored fitness and dietary plans which will give you a healthier lifestyle
  • Transport to and from your facility
  • Aftercare to minimise the risk of relapse: most good treatment organisations offer up to a year’s free aftercare

Sober Transport Service

Making the journey from home to 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 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 Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire for people who wish to attempt getting clean without opting for private rehab.

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
Pros
  • The services are free of charge
  • All information is confidential
  • Services are located in the local community
Cons
  • Lengthy admissions process
  • Might not be referred to residential rehab
  • Patients may be asked to go to different clinics/centres for different treatments
  • Recovery may be affected by life distractions and access to drugs and alcohol
  • Access to the personal therapist is limited
  • It may be more challenging to build an outpatient support network

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Free Addiction Treatment Services Available in Hertfordshire

Turning Point are a nationwide drug and alcohol recovery service – a good starting point for those looking for assessment and advice on addiction. Their main hub in the county is in Welwyn Garden City.

Supporting Herts

Telephone: 0300 303 3147

Address: Devonshire Business Centres, Orion House, Bessemer Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1HH

Website: http://www.wdp.org.uk/find-us/hertfordshire/supporting-herts

WDP is an innovative drug and alcohol charity committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse. For over 25 years they have provided support to individuals, their families and the wider communities from centres across London, the South East and East of England.

Turning Point

Telephone: 01707 891 120

Address: 90 Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 3UL

Website: https://www.turning-point.co.uk/drug-and-alcohol-support

Aiming at providing good quality, person-centred services in the right location at the right time, making a real difference for the people and communities they support.

Addiction Support Groups in Hertfordshire

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 non-profit fellowship for all people whose lives have become unmanageable through the use of drugs. Everyone in attendance is looking to abstain from drug use and find a new way to live by following the program. There are no fees and everyone is welcome. Anonymity is a vital factor of the fellowship to enable everyone to attend without fear of social repercussions.

What is AA?
Like NA, AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is a non-profit fellowship for all people whose lives have been negatively affected by alcohol misuse. These meetings are held throughout the week and can be beneficial for anyone seeking help after having undergone a structured detox or rehab programme.

AA Meetings in Hertfordshire:
Aldenham Discussion

St John The Baptist Church, 132 South Coast Rd, Church Lane
WD25 8BE
Wednesdays at noon

Berkhamsted Speaker

SWAN Building, 15 Station Rd, 137-139 High St
HP4 3HH
Wednesdays at 8:00pm

Borehamwood As Bill Sees It Lunchtime

St Michaels & All Angels Church Hall
Brook Rd, corner of Gateshead Rd
WD6 5EQ
Thursdays at 12:30pm

NA Meetings in Hertfordshire:
Letchworth
Wednesdays at 8:00pm

St. Paul’s Church Room
179 Pixmore Way
SG6 1QT

Hemel Hempstead
Fridays at 7:00pm

DENS Emergency Accommodation
The Elms, Redbourne Road
HP2 7AZ

Travelling to and from Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire is found between the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Buckinghamshire and London. it's easy to access the area from any of these counties within the hour. Even from more distant zones, you can still reach Hertfordshire quite fast - via one of the many speed roads that run through the county (A1, A1(M), A5, A6, A41, M1, M11, and M25).

The main railway service provider in the area is West Midlands Trains. Some routes are also covered by East Midlands Trains, as well as the Greater Anglia services in the east of the county. Private lines crossing the area include the London to Aylesbury line, the Abbey Line, and the West Anglia Main Line. There is also the metropolitan line which runs through Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Northwood, Croxley Green and Watford.

About Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire or Herts, is a home county in the east of England, United Kingdom. It borders Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire to the north, Essex to the east, Greater London to the south, and Buckinghamshire to the west. Known for its motto “Trust and fear not”, the main admin Headquarters are located in Hertford in the east of Hertfordshire.

Hertfordshire is made up of 10 districts, Three Rivers, Watford, Hertsmere, Welwyn Hatfield, Broxbourne, East Hertfordshire, Stevenage, North Hertfordshire, St Albans and Dacorum. UKAT is proud to offer rehab services to residents in Hertfordshire. We’ve helped thousands of people from areas including Rickmansworth (and Mill End), Croxley Green, Hatfield, Aldenham and Berkhamsted.
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