Worcester rehabs


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Drug and alcohol rehab in Worcester

If you are suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, it can be incredibly hard to know where to turn. Addiction often causes people to become isolated from their loved ones, and if you are in this position, you may feel like you are completely alone. However, it is so important to understand that there is help available with so many fantastic rehab centres in Worcester just waiting for your call.

If you are in need of drug rehab or alcohol rehab and you want to find the right treatment centre, here is our guide to drug and alcohol rehab in Worcester.

Types of addiction treatment and rehab programmes in Worcester

When choosing between the different treatment centres, the first thing you will need to decide is what kind of recovery programme you want to follow. There are treatment clinics offering both outpatient treatment in Worcester and inpatient treatment in Worcester, but what are the pros and cons of each approach?

Outpatient addiction treatment (day rehab)

Outpatient treatment, or day rehab as it is also known, is often people’s default choice when it comes to addiction treatment. This is usually because they want to schedule their treatment around their usual responsibilities, and feel like they don’t have the time to stay in rehab as a resident. However, for drug and alcohol addiction treatment to be effective, most people need a more immersive, holistic approach. While outpatient treatment will allow you to carry on with your normal day-to-day life, it will also leave you exposed to all of your normal stresses, worries and addictive triggers.

Inpatient addiction treatment (residential rehab)

The best way to give yourself a break from the addictive triggers in your life, and to allow yourself the peace and space needed to focus on your recovery, is to undergo inpatient treatment at a residential rehab centre. You will stay in the centre for the duration of your treatment programme, which will enable you to address every aspect of your addiction, from the physical dependency itself, to underlying emotional and habitual factors. There are various residential rehab centres in Worcester which offer their clients comprehensive treatment programmes, as well as the highest standards of accommodation, food and care. Unlike day rehab which is available for free through the NHS, you will need to pay privately for inpatient treatment at a residential rehab centre. However, if you have private health insurance through your work or other means, your plan may well cover some or all of the costs.

Why inpatient rehab?

As well as providing yourself with time and space to focus on your treatment, private inpatient treatment has various other advantages compared to the outpatient treatment available through the NHS. These are some of the differences that our clients find most beneficial:

CQC ratings

CQC ratings are given by the Care Quality Commission, which is an independent body that judges healthcare and social care facilities based on criteria such as the staff-to-client ratio, diversity of available treatment options and effectiveness of recovery programmes. When you are looking at different residential rehab centres, you can compare the CQC ratings to find the highest rated centres in Worcester. Unfortunately, this is not an option when you choose NHS outpatient treatment, as limited availability and oversubscription mean you will be assigned to any NHS day rehab centre that has space.

Mixture of therapies

Inpatient treatment programmes incorporate a wide range of therapies to help address every aspect of a person’s addiction. At our centres, these include individual therapy, group therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), as well as other sessions designed to help our clients with everything from craving resistance to stress management. This holistic approach is usually more effective than the approach of day rehab centres, which only have the time and resources to address the physical aspect of addiction.

Family support programmes

In the same way that addiction can drive a wedge between families, rehab can be one of the most effective ways to bring families back together. At recovery.org.uk, we recognise both the huge role families can play in helping our clients stay on the road to recovery, and the hardships many families face when they have a loved one with an addiction. That is why we provide family support programmes to help our clients’ family members through every stage of the rehab process.


We also provide conjoints for all of our clients and their families. These are special sessions which are organised and overseen by one of our addiction professionals and they are a safe space for everyone to discuss their feelings and start to rebuild relationships that have been affected by addiction.

What should I expect from a detox in Worcester?

Detox is a vital first step in addiction treatment but it can also be a dangerous one. Some people experience severe withdrawal symptoms when they go through detox, such as nausea, seizures, or extreme body temperatures and blood pressure. This is why detox should always be done in consultation with a medical professional.

Medical detox

When you first enter residential rehab, you will undergo a full medical assessment so that the medical and addiction professionals can ascertain whether you are at risk of any of these withdrawal symptoms. Different people react differently to alcohol and drug detox, but factors like your general overall health, and the extent and duration of your addiction will often play a role in your risk levels. If the professionals are concerned that you are likely to experience severe withdrawal symptoms, you will be advised to undergo medical drug or alcohol detox with round-the-clock observation and the assistance of detox medicine. This will help to keep you as secure and comfortable as possible until your system is clear of addictive substances. Due to the levels of care required for medical detox, it is only possible as an inpatient treatment, so NHS patients usually need to wait for an inpatient bed to become available, which can take a long time.

Drug and alcohol rehab programme

We take a holistic recovery approach and provide our clients with a comprehensive 12-step programme. This involves a diverse range of treatments and therapies such as one-to-one therapy, group therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). It is important to give yourself as much time as possible in rehab, but you will need at least four weeks to complete initial steps of a 12-step programme. Other addiction treatment centres may design their treatment around a non-12-step programme, but this is a far less holistic approach to recovery from drug or alcohol addiction.

Is rehab free?

As explained above, there are free addiction treatment services through the NHS, and you may be able to secure a place through self-referral. Unfortunately, these free services are so oversubscribed that it can be very difficult to get a place, and you may need to wait a long time to get started. Some GPs recommend a detox programme instead of rehab, but this will not address all the different aspects of addiction. If you are interested in inpatient treatment but don’t know how you will be able to fund it, try contacting the charity Turning Point, who may be able help you with the costs.

Free addiction treatment services in Worcester

As well as free NHS services, you can also try going along to your local Worcester AA meeting, where you will be able to get advice and support from other people in recovery.

The downside to free services

The biggest downside to free services is that they are so limited in what they are able to offer their patients. Government cuts mean that fewer and fewer spaces are now available, and even those lucky people who manage to get a space find that therapy appointment times are few and far between. The healthcare and addiction professionals who work for the NHS are some of the hardest working and most compassionate people you will ever meet, but they have just been left well short of funding and resources. This means that vital services like medical detox are very difficult to access through the NHS.

The benefits of residential rehab in Worcester

  • Your choice of addiction treatment centres with CQC ratings to help you decide
  • Immediate admission to rehab as soon as you are ready to begin your treatment
  • Fully immersive and holistic approach to addiction treatment and recovery
  • A full medical assessment upon admission
  • Fully supported medical detox if you are at risk of dangerous withdrawal symptoms
  • Diverse range of therapies – one-to-one therapy, group therapy, CBT
  • 12-step programme to address every aspect of addiction
  • Excellent food and accommodation
  • Family support programmes and conjoint sessions for family members
  • Comprehensive aftercare programme to help with long-term recovery
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What happens after a rehab programme?

Completing rehab is a major achievement and you will need to take some time afterwards to reflect and congratulate yourself on how far you have come. Then, it will be time to look forward to the next step of your journey to long-term recovery from drug or alcohol addiction.

Aftercare programmes

At recovery.org.uk, we provide every client with a fully comprehensive aftercare programme once they leave rehab. This includes continuing weekly group therapy sessions for up to a year. This step will help you with any difficult moments you experience during your future recovery.

Support groups

In addition to this assistance, you may also want to consider joining some of these local fellowship meetings, who will be able to help you on your road to long-term recovery:

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Cocaine Anonymous (CA)

SMART Recovery

How do I tell my family I’m going to rehab?

Many of our clients have told us that one of the most daunting steps they had to overcome was telling their family about their decision to go to rehab. Some were worried about how their families would react, while others had never fully opened up to their loved ones about their addiction. If you are worried, try to look at it as just another hurdle to overcome. Be as open and honest as possible, explain your reasons for taking this positive step, and you may well find that it doesn’t end up being half as scary as you thought it would be.

How do I get a loved one into rehab?

There is no way to make someone who isn’t ready enter rehab or seek treatment for addiction. If you have a loved one that you are worried about, the best thing to do is to sit down with them and explain why you are concerned, and how rehab could help them.

Long-term recovery from addiction

Long-term recovery from addiction looks different for everyone, but the important thing to remember is that it is a series of steps. You have already taken the first and most important one by looking into treatment options. Speak to one of our team today, and we can help to guide you on the rest of your journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are rehabs open in Worcester during Coronavirus lockdown?
Yes, rehabs provide services within the healthcare sector, and all essential healthcare services have remained open during the coronavirus pandemic. Although there may be some private rehab providers that have decided to close during this time, Recovery.org.uk rehabs are open, as well as NHS services.
How much does an alcohol/drug rehab cost in Worcester?
Rehab costs can vary depending on the treatment programme and duration. NHS services are free of charge, whereas most inpatient services require private funding. The cost of private addiction treatment can range from £4,000 up to £12,000 for a 28-day stay (occasionally, this cost can be covered through private insurance).
How do you sign up to a rehab?
You can sign up for NHS rehab services by speaking to your GP, who will make the referral on your behalf. For private rehab, you can make a self-referral by contacting your chosen rehab provider. They will have a dedicated admissions team who will discuss your needs and arrange your stay for you.
How can I pay for a rehab?
You can pay for private rehab yourself or be supported with the costs by friends or family. Your chosen private rehab provider will confirm where and when to make payment. If you have health insurance, you can check your policy to identify if rehab treatment is included in your cover.
What rehab programmes are there?
There are many rehab programmes to choose from that each has an end goal of maintaining sobriety. However, each programme may involve different therapies such as yoga, mindfulness, CBT and group therapy. Recovery.org.uk uses a 12-step programme alongside these therapies.
Can you force someone to go to rehab?
It must be the person’s own decision to go to rehab, so you cannot force them if they do not want to go. Addiction has a profound effect on people, so they must decide when it is the right time for them to engage with support. You can encourage someone to go to rehab through open and honest discussions about your concerns for their wellbeing.
Can I sign up for rehab for someone else?
Unfortunately, you cannot sign up to rehab on behalf of someone. The person has to decide to go to rehab themselves and be ready to accept support; otherwise, the treatment is unlikely to be a success.
How long does a rehab process take?
The rehab process can vary in duration in line with how much progress the person has made. At Recovery.org.uk, many of our clients will stay for at least four weeks to ensure that there is enough time to fully engage with the programme. However, a person can stay in rehab for up to 12 weeks or longer if they choose to.
What is treated in rehab?
Rehab is the place to treat an addiction to any substance or behaviour so that a person is no longer dependent on it and can regain control of their life. It can treat addictions to drugs, alcohol, porn, sex, gambling, the internet and computer gaming.
Recovery.org.uk also offers rehab for people with an eating disorder, codependency, and dual diagnosis.
Which drug addictions can be treated in rehab?
All forms of drugs can be treated in rehab. That is all prescription drugs, illegal drugs, legal highs, stimulants, and alcohol. You can also receive treatment if you are addicted to more than one of these substances too.
Is rehab confidential?
Yes, private rehab is completely confidential, so only you and anybody to choose to tell will be aware that you have been to rehab. Free NHS rehab is also confidential, but it will be recorded on your medical history and only shared with other health professionals in necessary circumstances.
Can I visit a person who is in rehab?
Rehabs have a visiting system allowing you to spend planned time with a loved one receiving addiction treatment. At Recovery.org.uk, visiting times are every Sunday.

Unfortunately, the Coronavirus pandemic resulted in us postponing visiting to help stop the spread of the virus. As soon as it is safe to do so and in line with government guidelines, we will re-introduce visitation.

Are there free rehabs in Worcester?
There are some free rehabs providing addiction treatment in Worcester. These are mostly accessible via an NHS GP referral but can take considerable time from referral to admission. Free rehabs mostly provide outpatient treatment, so you may wish to consider accessing private inpatient treatment if you would prefer a residential stay.
Can I get rehab funding through the NHS?
Obtaining funding from the NHS to go to rehab can be challenging. There are only a small number of applications approved, and the application process can take a considerable amount of time. You can have a discussion with your GP to start this process.
Why is going to rehab important?
Rehab can be life-changing for people with all levels of addiction. You can learn new life skills to help you maintain sobriety, as well as meet a wide support network of peers and professionals to support you in the long term. It provides holistic support to help you recover from the physical, psychological and social challenges that addiction causes.
What is the difference between rehab and detox?
A detox helps with the physical aspects of addiction by helping you to stop taking addictive substances through a period of abstinence. Detox is a crucial part of the recovery process because it allows you to engage with the remainder of your rehab programme.

The rehab programme is therapeutic and focuses on the psychological aspects of addiction, teaching you tools and techniques to live a life free of addictive substances.

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