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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Northumberland

No part of the UK is untouched by addiction – and that includes Northumberland, which is home to many men and women struggling with substance abuse. Addiction to alcohol, prescription drugs and illegal substances is causing great damage and personal tragedy. The impact on health and social services is increasingly apparent. If you want to have a better understanding of the various services offered in your county, this is a guide for free and paid addiction treatment options we created to help you.

Addiction Treatment Services in Northumberland
In and near Northumberland are a broad variety of treatment facilities and support organisations which can help anyone struggling with addiction. If you’re in Northumberland and looking for help for yourself or a loved one, there are both paid and free services available.If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Northumberland for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.

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Private Rehabilitation

The longer an addiction lasts, the harder it can be to break – but even a short-lived addiction can prove life-threatening and can ruin relationships and careers. In the most serious cases lives are at stake – and in such instances, the best and most immediate treatment is often private rehabilitation.

UKAT are proud to offer Oasis Bradford is located just 2.5 hours away from Northumberland.

Oasis Bradford

Oasis Bradford provides a safe, supportive environment, where clients can complete a medically supervised detox from drugs and/ or alcohol, or stabilise their use safely with medical support and within a specialist treatment setting.

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

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

  • Immediate admission 365 days a year
  • Safety from local triggers
  • Medical detox with 24/7 care & support
  • Overcome the root causes of addiction
  • An experienced team of doctors & therapists
  • Personalised rehabilitation programme
  • Look, feel, sleep better & regain confidence
  • Learn relapse prevention techniques
  • Fitness and nutrition programme
  • 1 year complimentary aftercare support

Sober Transport Service

Making the journey from home to the 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 Northumberland 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 is not suitable for everybody: it can be expensive (potentially costing several thousand pounds) and has significant consequences for work and family life. However, Northumberland offers access to a number of free services to assist anybody seeking to break their addiction independently.

Whatever you decide, your first port of call should always be your GP. They can make a professional medical assessment of your addiction, prescribe medication to help with withdrawal, and advise on whether private rehab may be appropriate in your case.

In Northumberland there are a number of organisations that provide drug and alcohol treatment, including:

  • Assessment
  • Psychological and physical health examination
  • One-to-one counselling
  • Detoxification
  • Rehabilitation
  • Relapse prevention

Where Are These Services Based?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Free Addiction Treatment
Pros
  • Free services
  • Direct communication through your GP
  • Locations all over the county
Cons
  • Limited availability
  • Limited time with your therapist
  • Lesser variety of treatment methods
  • If your preferred centre is not available, you will automatically be assigned to one that may be farther from you.
  • It is possible that you are assigned to multiple clinics for the different treatment steps.
  • You may be assigned multiple therapists, depending on availability.

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Free Addiction Treatment Services Available in Northumberland

Northumberland Recovery Partnership (NRP), working throughout the entire county, is a dedicated service for people, 18 years old or over, who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol. The main hub is in Ashington.

Northumberland Recovery Partnership

Telephone: 01670 396 303

Address: Greenacres Centre, Green Lane, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 8BL

Website: Northumberland Recovery Partnership website.

A large mental health and disability trust, valid throughout the country. They provide mental health, learning disability, and neurological care for people across the North East, among other things.

Sorted

Telephone: 01670 500 150

Address: Beacon Hill, 163 Langdale Drive, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 8EH

Website: Sorted website.

Sorted provides intervention for children and young boys and girls up to age 18 who are within the Northumberland area.

Drug and Alcohol Liaison Midwife

Telephone: 0191 233 6161

Address: Royal Victoria Infirmary, Antenatal Clinic, Queen Victoria Rd, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 4LP

Website: Drug and Alcohol Liaison Midwife website.

They are one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, offering a wide range of specialist services, surpassing many other free options in the county.

Addiction Support Groups in Northumberland

Addiction support groups are a vital aspect of the long-term treatment process. Focused on substance abuse and behavioural addictions, and the various issues associated with recovery, they normally bring together people suffering the same kind of addiction. Group members can feel that they are part of a relevant peer group which understands their specific challenges and experiences.

What is NA?
The NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a non-profit fellowship programme dedicated to helping people who have been affected by drug addiction. They organise meetings throughout Northumberland and can help your loved one, or you, find like-minded people who have gone through detox and rehab and can advise you on the right path. Attending the meetings could be other people looking for help, with whom you can learn and share the experience of being clean. The NA, just like the AA, follow the 12-step programme, amongst others.

What is AA?
A.A. stands for Alcoholics Anonymous. In the UK, this international organisation is working throughout the country with hundreds of meetings throughout the week. They aim to help people fighting alcoholism rediscover the benefits of sober living and return to full health, both physically and mentally. The A.A. is devoted to mutual support and help, and during the meetings, people share their thoughts, experiences, and challenges, while also giving advice and counselling each other. In Northumberland, the organisation has more than one active meetings, and you can check our small guide or the one most suitable for you or a loved one.

AA Meetings in Northumberland:
Alnwick

St Michael’s Church Hall, Canongate
NE66 1NE
Wednesdays at 6:00pm

Ashington As Bill Sees It

Holy Sepulchre Church Hall, Station Rd.
NE63 8HZ
Sundays at 5:30pm

Blyth Step

Our Lady & St Wilfrid RC Church, Waterloo Rd.
NE24 1EA
Tuesdays at 7:30pm

NA Meetings in Northumberland:
Blyth
Tuesdays at 7:00pm

2 Ballast Hill

NE24 2AU

Berwick-upon-Tweed
Wednesdays at 7:30pm

Northern Soul Kitchen
19 West Street
TD15 1AS

Blyth
Thursdays at 1:30pm

Oaktrees
15/21 Quay Road
NE24 2AS

Travelling to and from Northumberland

Three main A roads are passing through the county - the A1, the A68, and the A69. Please, keep in mind that you have to display a parking disc for short stay parking in Alnwick, Berwick, Hexham, and Morpeth.

The county is well-covered by a number of railway services including the Northern Rail, Scotrail, Virgin Trains East Coast, and the Cross Country Trains. The local stations include Acklington, Alnmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Morpeth, and Widdrington.

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