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A Guide to Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment in Shropshire

If you’re struggling with an addiction or trying to help someone close to you, each step along the way can be an arduous one. Choosing the treatment pathway that’s best for you can be one such step: Shropshire may offer good access to any number of services and facilities but how can you be sure any given one will be appropriate for your needs? Speaking with an expert can make this process immeasurably easier, so don’t create unnecessary burdens for yourself: if you’d like recommendations for treatment options and support groups in and around Shropshire, call one of our confidential advisors.

Addiction Treatment Services in Shropshire
Treatment services in the area include private as well as free rehab; outpatient and inpatient options are also available. There is a wide range of services to choose from, but there is where many become confused and sometimes make the wrong choice. This is why we have created this useful guide, to help you consider the benefits and possible problems in all types of treatment available in the county.

If it’s private treatment you are looking for, UKAT has a number of residential rehab centres located in close proximity of Shropshire for those that require immediate help with their substance misuse.

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Private Rehabilitation

Every case of addiction is unique, but they can all prove fatal in the end – and those left behind can have their lives permanently ruined in the process. If you feel that you’re in danger because of your addiction, or that your actions are having a catastrophic impact on those you love, you need to take steps quickly to halt the process – and the best and most immediate form of treatment is usually private rehabilitation.

UKAT are proud to offer Oasis Runcorn is one of our private facilities located in Cheshire, which is just 43 miles (1 hour) away from Shropshire.

Oasis Runcorn

Oasis Runcorn offers detox and medically-assisted treatment for clients who are dealing with withdrawal. Our team of fully-qualified counsellors and therapists will also provide a bespoke treatment programme for you as you continue your recovery journey with us.

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 365 days a year
  • Safety from local triggers
  • 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 relapse prevention techniques
  • Fitness and nutrition programme
  • 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 Shropshire 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.

To find out further information on the cost of rehab enter your number below and one of our team will call you back

What Treatment Services Are Offered by the NHS?

Since 2016, addiction help and treatment services in Shropshire for Shropshire residents are provided by ARCH and Addaction as the Shropshire Recovery Partnership.

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

  • 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 Shropshire

Whether you or a loved one have completed a private rehabilitation programme, or simply need a support group to work through a problem at your own pace, we always recommend regular meetings with other peers. Building long lasting friendships with those in recovery can promote abstinence and act as a port of call in times of difficulty.

Impact Alcohol Advisory Services

Telephone: 01952 223 165

Address: The People's Centre, High Street , Madeley, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5AS

Website: Impact Alcohol Advisory Services website.

Impact is working towards enhancing emotional well-being, improving relationships, and the overall confidence of people who have suffered from addiction.

Telford STaRS

Telephone: 01952 382582

Address: Southwater One, Southwater Square, Telford, TF3 4JT

Website: Telford STaRS website.

Telford STaRS is a free, confidential specialist drug and alcohol treatment service for people across Telford & Wrekin.

Addiction Support Groups in Shropshire

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?
Narcotics Anonymous, often written with the abbreviation NA, is a non-profit organisation in which volunteers help people who are suffering from the negative effects of addiction find a friendly and supportive environment. Meetings are organised weekly throughout Shropshire, and some are open for non-addicts to join, this includes families and loved ones of an addict, as well as people who just want to know more, or learn about the dangers. We have created a small guide for your local NA meetings.

What is AA?
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) are a fellowship programme who organise support group meetings throughout the UK. The system works according to the 12 steps of discovering, fighting, and defeating an alcohol addiction. These meetings can be attended by everyone, regardless of their current status (being an active alcoholic or in recovery). At the same time, families of people suffering from alcoholism in Shropshire can also join in and share their experience, receiving valuable feedback from other group attendees.

AA Meetings in Shropshire:
Bridgnorth Big Book Study

St Johns Church Hall, Northgate
WV16 4EU
Mondays at 7:30pm

Cleobury Mortimer 12 X 12

St Elizabeth Catholic Church Hall, Lower St
DY14 8AE
Wednesdays at 8:00pm


House, 12 Belmont.
Sundays at 7:30pm

NA Meetings in Shropshire:
Sundays at 7:00pm

St Winefride’s Convent
College Hill

Mondays at 7:00pm

Impact, The People’s Centre
High Street, Madeley

Tuesdays at 7:00pm

Eastern Oswestry Community Centre
Cabin Lane
SY11 2LQ

Travelling to and from Shropshire

Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Wales, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, and Herefordshire. Arriving from any of these locations is easy and lasts between one and two hours, depending on traffic, driving speeds, and the starting and end points of your journey. The largest roads in the county are M54 motorway, the A5, the A49, the A53, and the A41.

A number of major railway lines run through the county (Welsh Marches Line, the Heart of Wales Line, the Cambrian Line, the Shrewsbury to Chester Line, and the Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury Line). A number of heritage railways also can be used to travel across the county including the Severn Valley Railway. The Cambrian Heritage Railway exists in Oswestry. Three train operating companies work in the county (West Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains).

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