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What Are The NHS Options

Length And Difficulty Of Nhs


Whilst there does not exist something like a free rehabilitation, places funded by the government are from time to time made available to those who need serious support and exhibit adequate enthusiasm to achieve success. Funding can be really inadequate and regrettably, there are number of screenings to go through.

For you to get into this option you are expected to go through a community treatment program before proceeding into rehab. This has to happen so your desire and drive to succeed are examined and to make sure that you are stable enough in your substance use before going to rehab.


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 have to go to many interviews and have a lot of persistence, as we will show you below.


Alcohol Rehab Surrey 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 Rehab Services

  • This stern process demands a lot of dedication and resolve on your part and you will have to strictly adhere to it.
  • The process is different from one area to another but will generally involve
  • You'll be required to book an appointment with your local alcohol/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 may as well conduct an interview and do their own evaluation before you can begin
  • Then there will be an attempt to provide funding for your rehab centre by your local authority and drug service
  • You keyworker will suggest you on suitable options and timescales if the detox is required first and your detox arrangements will be coordinated with your start date for rehab
  • 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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Complementary National Health Service Outpatient Services

Various outpatient options for individuals with drug or alcohol abuse addictions are provided by the NHS.