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What Options are Available From NHS

Lengthy And Difficult


Even though free rehab does not exist, there are publicly funded facilities that are availed for those individuals who are looking for intense support and demonstrating adequate will and motivation to success at recovery. Funding can be really inadequate and regrettably, there are number of screenings to go through.

You will usually, if you decide to go for this option, have to spend some time in a community-based therapy before going to rehab. The reason is to make sure that you're adequately stable in your alcohol or drug use prior to getting referred to rehabilitation and to evaluate your enthusiasm to achieve success.


It is significant to remember that this process lasts a long time and that it is complicated, which means that immediate admission is impossible. You will require a lot of practice and need to attend lots of interviews as you will see below.


Alcohol Rehab Manchester may not able to speed this up for you but we are more than willing to assist you in seeking for rehab assistance within your area.


Accessing Nhs Rehabilitation - The Procedure

  • You are required to adhere to stringent and thorough procedures which can entail great dedication and willpower.
  • Although procedures may differ depending on your area of location but it's more or less the same for most offering the same services
  • The first thing is to schedule a meeting with your local alcohol or drug service
  • A key worker will be assigned to you who will do establish whether you need a detox or not by doing an initial assessment of your suitability for rehab
  • A local authority social services care manager or a local drugs service will assess you that is a community care assessment to find out whether you meet the local authority's eligibility criteria for residential treatment or not
  • The rehab will also do their own evaluation and an interview before you can commence treatment
  • The next step will be to secure funding for your rehab place that is performed by the local authority and drug service
  • In the case that detoxification is first required, your keyworker will guide you on appropriate possibilities and timescale and your detoxification preparations will be organised with the commencement date for your rehabilitation
  • As soon as the financial planning and start dates have been arranged and detox, if necessary, has been finished, you can already proceed to rehab.

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Zero-Cost Nhs Outpatient Programme

The National Health Service provides a few outpatient services for those battling a substance/alcohol misuse problem.