About drug & alcohol rehab in London
If you or a loved are looking for a drug or alcohol rehab in London, we can help. Detox Plus UK specialises in professional, affordable private alcohol treatment and luxury rehab in and around London.
As a leading authority on alcohol detox and rehab, we offer reputable CQC registered detox and rehab for alcohol. All of our London rehabs are easily accessible from all locations in the UK.
Detox Plus UK want to ensure that as many individuals in need of help for an alcohol problem can access affordable treatment. Our rehab clinics specialise in delivering bespoke treatment programmes that address a patient’s medical, psychological, social and holistic treatment needs.
Addiction is a life-threatening illness, so while we do offer luxury rehab in London. We also provide more affordable addiction treatment options in and around the Greater London area.
The Latest In Evidence-Based Addiction Treatments Available In London
London is the capital city of England and is known for offering the best and latest in addiction treatment medicine. London alcohol rehabs are no exception and only deliver evidence-based addiction treatments, that are not only cutting edge but are also proven to work.
You or your loved one can feel safe in the knowledge that your care is by an elite team of addiction treatment professionals. Clinic staff consists of a consultant psychiatrist, doctors, nurses, psychotherapists, counsellors, dieticians, bodywork consultants, holistic therapists and recovery coaches.
The rehab staff are incredibly passionate about helping addicts and alcoholics to find recovery. Many of them are in recovery themselves and so have first-hand experience of overcoming addiction.
Addiction Treatments Available In London Rehabs
We provide both medical detox and alcohol rehabilitation, and we feel it is essential to offer a comprehensive recovery package that treats every aspect of your addiction.
Evidence-based treatments that you can access through London alcohol rehabs include:
- CBT – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Integrated therapy (a combination of psychotherapy and addiction counselling
- Person-centred therapy
- Dual diagnoses treatment.
- Individual addiction therapy
- Group therapy
- 12 Step therapy
The Clinics also offer a selection of cutting edge holistic and complementary therapies:
LLLT – Lower level laser light therapy (helpful for assisting with sleep and reducing stress during detox)
NAD treatment – (a revolutionary new treatment that is proven to reduce the side effects of detox)
Bodywork consultants – providing a bespoke plan designed to help you reach optimum health. This covers dietetics, fitness and overall physical and mental wellbeing
Yoga, mindfulness, meditation, Thai Chi, massage and acupuncture. Designed to aid relaxation, improve focus and create a peaceful inner space for healing
Music, art, equine therapy, drama – Offers a holistic medium for individual expression, connection and trust. Conducive to processing difficult emotions in a non-invasive and non-threatening manner.
Each of our London alcohol treatment centres design a bespoke addiction treatment programme for every patient. We ensure that no stone is left unturned and that each treatment delivered is fully personalised to the individual.
Alcohol Rehab In London Facilities – A Peaceful Place to Recover
The facilities we offer within our London alcohol rehab clinics are nothing short of outstanding. Your comfort during your rehab stay is of paramount importance to us. We try our utmost to meet individual budget and taste wherever possible.
Our luxury London rehabs offer spacious and desirable surroundings. You can choose to have your own ensuite bedroom and have access to a high spec spa and gym facilities. Our affordable London rehabs are also furnished to a very high standard, providing everything you need in terms of comfort. They offer a home from home environment.
All of our treatment centres are highly reputable, and CQC registered. They provide an ideal environment for healing, relaxation and rejuvenation.
Many of our residential alcohol rehabs in London only treat a small number of patients at any one time. This ensures that you benefit from a high counsellor to patient ratio and peaceful place in which to recover.
Detox Plus UK appreciate that every patient has different expectations and requirements in terms of their rehab experience. We try to ensure that your experience not only provides you make a full recovery but is enjoyable as well.
Alcohol Addiction Statistics For London
If you have an alcohol problem, you will likely feel very alone. Alcohol addiction by nature is a very isolating illness. Yet it is more common than you think.
In London, nearly 30% of the population exceed harmful alcohol levels in their heaviest day of drinking. We can assure you; you are not alone.
In England, there are currently an estimated 589,101 alcohol-dependent drinkers. Disturbingly, less than 20% are now receiving treatment.
In 2017 – 7,697 alcohol-specific deaths were recorded by the Office for National Statistics in the UK. This is the highest number of deaths directly attributed to alcohol since 2008.
This information proves the point of what happens when alcoholics do not undergo specific and professional treatment for their illness.
Statistics for alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales have also risen. In 2016 – 2,593 deaths were registered related to alcohol misuse. These figures show a 5% increase from 2015.
Given that alcoholism often kills if left untreated, these statistics are very worrying. Results show that the majority of alcohol-dependent individuals are either unaware of how dangerous their condition is or may be unable to access suitable treatment, or perhaps think they cannot get well.
Our experience is that you can recover from alcoholism addiction, providing you undergo professional treatment. We will tailor treatment for you as an individual. When it comes to treating addiction, one size does not fit all. As with any chronic illness, a bespoke treatment plan is necessary, as this ensures that recovery is attainable and maintained.
Admission To A London Rehab – What To Expect
Once you have decided on the rehab programme that you wish to undergo, we will arrange admission. Where there is an urgent need, we can usually arrange this within 24 hours of receiving your call. If required, we can also assist you by arranging sober transportation. This ensures that you arrive safely at the London rehab of your choice.
We do not expect you, nor would we recommend that you stop drinking if you are alcohol dependent. On admission, a consultant psychiatrist or doctor will take an assessment. He or she will prescribe a medical detox regime designed to enable you to withdraw from alcohol or drugs as comfortably as possible.
Many people who are addicted, fear that detox will be painful or unbearable. We can assure you that this will not be the case. The clinic will prescribe and administer approved medications. Medical detox dramatically diminishes the severity of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. In many cases, patients will feel no withdrawal symptoms at all.
During detox, patients will be supported clinically by medical staff and therapeutically by counsellors and therapists. During this period, you will undergo light therapeutic treatments. Staff are careful to allow patients space to physically recover before undertaking a fully personalised addiction rehabilitation programme.
Our rehab centres guarantee patients a warm and friendly welcome on your arrival. We understand that committing to a rehab detox and treatment programme is a daunting prospect. The staff will do their utmost to ensure patients feel comforted and reassured.
Discrete And Accessible Locations
As everyone knows, London can be very busy, chaotic and noisy. The London residential private rehabs are located in peaceful surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
All are easy to commute to so that friends and family can visit. We also have many premier rehab centres that are located just outside of the London area for those that would prefer not to remain too close to home.
To discuss your individual treatment needs and find out more about our treatment centres, please call Detox Plus UK direct or complete our online form.
Your recovery from alcohol addiction can start as soon as today. Our dedicated team of addiction treatment experts are fully committed to helping you. You or your loved one can recover from addiction and live a life you never even thought possible.
Frequently Asked Questions about London alcohol rehab clinics
How long will I stay in a rehab centre?
The initial detox period can take from days to weeks, depending on the nature and severity of the addiction. Following this, the rehabilitation period will usually be between one to three months. The alcohol rehab London centres offer residential treatment during this period, which is always a recommendation certainly in the first month. However, for those who need to return to their homes, there are also several options as an outpatient.
Can I use my phone and laptop in a rehab centre?
Our clinics do allow patients to use their mobile phones. However, during the initial week of detox, recovery is the main focus.
Some of the London rehabs do allow light use of a laptop providing it does not interfere with treatment. Staff will assess this on an individual basis. It is crucial that you give your all to the process and engage in the treatment.
The majority of the London treatment centres offer free WIFI to all patients, with excellent coverage throughout the London area.
Can my family visit me in a rehab centre?
Family and loved ones are encouraged to visit patients undergoing rehab treatment. The support of those around us helps us to understand why we need to recover from addiction and helps to prevent relapse.
Many of the alcohol rehabs London offer family therapy sessions. These sessions serve a dual purpose in helping both sides to see the others point of view and reach a sound understanding. Building healthy relationships with family members helps to strengthen long term recovery from alcohol.
Talk to us today if you are seeking alcohol rehab in London. You can reach us right now by calling 02072052734
Statistics sourced from:
Office Of National Statistics
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What percentage of young adults (aged 16 to 24) had taken a drug in the last year?
Around 1 in 5 (19.8%) adults aged 16 to 24 had taken a drug in the last year. This proportion was more than double that of the wider age group of 16-59 and equates to around 1.2 million people. You can read more here: Drug Misuse: Findings from the 2017/18 Crime Survey for England and Wales Around 1 in 5 (19.8%) adults aged 16 to 24 had taken a drug in the last year. This proportion was more than double that of the wider age group of 16-59 and equates to around 1.2 million people. You can read more here: Drug Misuse: Findings from the 2017/18 Crime Survey for England and Wales
Fentanyl is an extremely dangerous drug because? (choose one)
Fentanyl is a legally prescribed medication designed for the treatment of chronic and severe pain, often prescribed for post-surgery pain relief. It is a synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more powerful and potent. It is used as a bulking agent by illegal drug dealers to increase their volume of product. Many drug users are unaware that this opioid has been added to their street drug of choice, making it extremely easy to overdose on Fentanyl. You can read more here: https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2017/09/18/fentanyl-whats-being-done-to-mitigate-future-problems/
What is a symptom of alcohol poisoning?
Alcohol poisoning occurs when someone drinks a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short period of time, and often occurs when binge drinking. Being poisoned by alcohol can damage your health or even put your life in danger. The signs and symptoms of alcohol poisoning include confusion, being in a stupor, vomiting, severely slurred speech, loss of coordination, passing out and being unconscious, irregular or slow breathing and hypothermia (pale blue-tinged skin caused by low body temperature) In the most severe of cases, alcohol poisoning can lead to coma, brain damage and death. If you suspect someone is experiencing an alcohol overdose, get medical help immediately! Read more here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/alcohol-poisoning/
Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as ‘fake weed’ with names like Spice and Mamba are extremely dangerous because?
Synthetic cannabinoids are a type of new psychoactive substance, developed to have similar effects to the psychoactive substances found within cannabis. Sold under a number of street names including Spice and Mamba, synthetic cannabinoids have skunk marijuana like qualities but are extremely more potent. There is increasing health concern about the impact of these new substances on the physical and mental health of users. It is much more likely to cause distortions in reality, hallucinations and delirium. Other known side effects of the drug include breathing difficulties, stupor, dehydration, vomiting, severe rashes and loss of control over parts of the body. The long term effects are as yet unknown due to the recent introduction of these substances. The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 came into force on May 2016 and applies across the UK and bans the sale, supply, and import of psychoactive substances (previously known as “legal highs”) in the UK.
Having an alcohol or drug addiction and another mental health issue at the same time (for instance anxiety or depression) is classified as a co-occurring condition. All co-occurring conditions should be treated, but it is best to?
Research suggests that mental health illnesses can make it more difficult to treat drug or alcohol addiction, and drug or alcohol addiction can make it more difficult to treat other mental health illnesses. The high rate of co-occurrence and the interaction between addiction and other mental health illnesses makes it important to identify and evaluate both conditions and treat them together. You can read more about co-occurring conditions from the UK Government here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/625809/Co-occurring_mental_health_and_alcohol_drug_use_conditions.pdf
The brain is especially susceptible to damage from alcohol while it is still in the development stage. Until about what age does the brain continue to develop?
Well into your 20’s: around 25. Medical and scientific research has shown that the human brain does not finish developing until around the age of 25. Alcohol and drug use can alter this development, affecting the brains structure and function causing cognitive and learning problems later in life. This risk is enhanced when people begin drinking when young and to excess. Read more here: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=1&ContentID=3051
The top illegal drug substances that are currently being used among students are Cannabis, Ecstasy and Study Drugs. What fraction of students report that they intentionally use Study Drugs?
6% Study drugs are taken to improve concentration, energy levels, physical stamina and motivation. These drugs are increasing in popularity among students looking to boost physical and mental performance who are facing pressure to fulfil all of their academic responsibilities. According to the latest NUS Drug Survey six per cent of respondents who have used drugs said that they use ‘study drugs’ at least once a month and one in five of this same group have taken them at some point. Overall one in ten of all students responding to the NUS survey have ever taken study drugs. Read more here: Taking the hit: student drug use and how institutions respond.
Electronic vaping devices like e-cigarettes can help stop teenagers and young adults from smoking real cigarettes.
True Regular vaping with e-cigarette use among adults has levelled over recent years, and remains largely confined to smokers and ex-smokers. As an aid to quitting smoking being the main motivation for an adult who vape. Professor John Newton, Health Improvement Director at Public Health England, said: “In contrast to recent media reports in the US, we are not seeing a surge in e-cigarette use among young people in Britain. While more young people are experimenting with e-cigarettes, the crucial point is that regular use remains low and is very low indeed among those who have never smoked.” Read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/regular-e-cigarette-use-remains-low-among-young-people-in-britain
Cannabinoids are the chemical ingredients in Cannabis and Marijuana. What is the name of the main ingredient that makes you high?
THC. THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is a crystalline compound that is the main active ingredient of cannabis. It is the chemical responsible for most of the psychological effects of marijuana. THC impacts on the brain and body and affects coordination, the perception of time, pleasure, memory, concentration and thinking. Read more here: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/cannabis-the-facts/
Often viewed as a ‘party drug’, ECSTASY (also known as Eckies, MDMA, Mandy, Pills and Sweeties) is extremely popular on campus and most common at raves and concerts. Why can it be a dangerous drug
All of the above. Ecstasy and MDMA type drugs are known to produce a boost of energy and a euphoric high. However, they are also highly addictive and can cause hallucinations, paranoia, anxiety and other mental health problems. Using Ecstasy has been linked to liver, kidney and brain damage. Other side effects can be very severe and include dehydration, increased heart rate and increased body temperature. Users often feel ‘down’ or tired and low for a few days after taking ecstasy. A danger also exists in not knowing what is actually in the pill or powder or how your body will react to it. While only a small number of deaths have been reported due to Ecstasy, the popularity of the drug is high among students. Ecstasy is the second most commonly used drug by students, having been taken by two thirds (67 per cent) of NUS respondents who have used drugs. Read more here: Taking the hit: student drug use and how institutions respond.
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