Rehab 4 Addiction

Residential & outpatient options in Leeds

Rehab 4 Addiction offers residential rehabilitation services in the Leeds area.

Patients are welcome between the ages of 16-65. We offer mixed sex rehabilitation centres.

Defeating a drug and/or alcohol addiction is not easy and the path to recovery is made considerably easier with the right help.

Leeds has gained international recognition for the quality of rehabilitation services on offer.

Patients flock from as far afield as South Africa and Australia in order to take advantage of rehabilitation offered in the City of Leeds.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Why should I choose residential treatment?

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Our Leeds rehab centres offer residential treatment. This means patients live in the centre for the entire length of treatment.

Outside ‘influences’ are removed during this period.

This means patients cannot simply ‘hook’ themselves up with more alcohol or drugs whilst undergoing treatment as is often the case during outpatient programmes.

The admission process

The admissions process into a Leeds drug and alcohol rehab could not be easier.

Contact us today and we shall carry out an assessment to determine the best way forward for you or your loved one.

We carry out a short telephone assessment and then go about recommending rehabs in Leeds that are best suited to your needs, right down to the types of therapies on offer to the type of accommodation you require.

Rehabs in Leeds are suitable for a wide range of addictions, such as cocaine, heroin, alcohol, cannabis, prescription drugs and gambling. Rehabs offer a range of rehab programmes.

The shortest amount of time you may spend in rehab is 7 days, although you can opt to spend up to 90 days in rehab.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Who is rehab suitable for?

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Anyone who has problems with substance abuse and addiction is suitable for rehab.

Still, there are different types of rehab to choose from, the main difference being outpatient vs. inpatient care.

Outpatients attend rehab by day but will stay at home at night, whereas inpatients will stay at rehab for the duration of rehab, eating and sleeping at the clinic.

A lot of people during the consultation stage will ask us about the possibility of attending rehab as an outpatient.

However, this is only appropriate for some, and there is plenty of people for whom residential rehab is the only viable option for treatment. This includes:

  • Those with an alcohol intake that regularly exceeds 30 units per day
  • Those who have regular suicidal thoughts and/or co-occurring mental health issues
  • Those who would struggle to complete a home detox due to mental illness or difficulties at home, such as an abusive live-in partner
  • Those who previously tried and failed to get sober through outpatient treatment
  • Those who are prone to violent acts against others when intoxicated

If any of the statements listed above apply to you, then a home detox or outpatient rehab would not be advisable.

This is because the risk factor of staying at home is simply too high, and your recovery would be best suited to a secure, controlled clinical environment such as residential rehab.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Pre-rebab steps: Intervention

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Some people take a long time to come to terms with the fact that they are in addiction and need help.

This can go on for years before the person finally admits that they have a problem.

One of the most common ways to address this is by setting up an intervention, where the person’s family and loved ones can communicate to the person how they feel about their substance abuse, and how it has affected everyone else around them.

The traditional way of doing this is to stage a formal intervention, where you sit down in a room with the person and communicate calmly and clearly with the person in addiction.

It is very common for the person to get defensive during this time, which is why it is best to have the help of a qualified intervention counsellor.

We can provide advice and information on this once you call us.

Another way to intervene is by using the CRAFT technique, which is short for Community Reinforcement and Family Training.

This is a psychological technique that treats the addicted person with positive reinforcement, where the person’s abstinence from substance abuse is rewarded, while negative behaviour is not.

It is a form of intervention that happens over an extended period of time, rather than a one-off event.

If you are calling us on behalf of a loved one, we can give you more detailed information about the CRAFT technique.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Private Rehab vs. Council founded rehab treatment

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All of the clinics that we refer people to are private clinics, meaning that there is always a cost involved for treatment.

We understand that this may be a concern, particularly for those with a limited budget.

However, there is no need to worry – if you cannot currently afford to book a place at private rehab, there are public-funded services available free of charge.

There are pros and cons to choosing between public and private treatment.

The obvious advantage of going through public services is that you will not have to pay for your rehab treatment.

The disadvantages are that you may have to wait a long time on a list before receiving treatment, and you will not have as much say over the type of treatment and accommodation that you receive.

The drawback of private care is that it is a significant financial investment.

On the other hand, it does mean that you will likely have access to a higher standard of treatment, care, and accommodation.

Crucially, going private also means that you can start your treatment as soon as you are ready, rather than having to wait on a list before being seen.

This can be a lifeline to those with severe substance abuse problems who are doing themselves a great deal of damage.

If the cost of private rehab is of concern to you, we can provide free advice on how to make rehab more affordable.

This includes exploring any finance options that you have open to you, as well as making you aware of the various different treatment packages available on the private rehab market.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Criteria for Substance Use Disorder in DSM-5

When planning out the care of someone in addiction treatment, it is important to assess the extent of their addiction and problematic behaviours.

There are a number of different techniques that clinicians use to judge this as objectively as possible, one of which is the DSM-5 technique.

The DSM-5 approach sets out different behavioural characteristics of addiction through four different categories.

It has its own scoring system, which determines the severity of a person’s behaviour when it comes to addiction and substance abuse.

The categories are as follows:

  • Impaired Control – Using more of their preferred substance than intended or using more often than intended; wanting to cut back but not being able to do so
  • Social Problems – neglecting their responsibilities and relationships; giving up activities that they used to gain joy or satisfaction from; being unable to complete necessary tasks
  • Risky Use – using substances in risky circumstances or settings, using despite knowing that there are immediate risks or complications
  • Physical Dependence Needing more a given substance to get the same effect; having noticeable withdrawal symptoms when not using the substance

If you have two or three of the symptoms listed above, that would indicate that you are living with a mild substance abuse problem.

Four or five symptoms would demonstrate a moderate substance abuse disorder, while six or seven would indicate a severe substance abuse disorder – under this model, a severe substance disorder would be classed as an addiction.

The reason that professionals carry out assessments like this is nothing to do with judging you or making you feel bad about your substance abuse problem.

It is simply about making sure that you get the help and treatment that you need.

This is why it is important to be as honest as you can during any consultations or assessments at rehab.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

The risks of unmanaged alcohol withdrawal

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If you are a problem drinker, being able to go through detox under medical supervision is one of the main benefits of rehab.

This is because there is a great danger involved with going ‘cold turkey’ and withdrawing from alcohol alone.

With the unsupervised withdrawal, there is a high risk of seizures and other serious health complications.

This risk becomes greater the more units the person has been drinking per day, and the longer they have been drinking.

Alcohol detox at rehab is usually carried out with the use of a medication called Librium.

This is a sedative medication that is used to diminish the physical symptoms and anxiety associated with alcohol withdrawal.

Librium is also used in the case of home detox, but this approach is only available to people who are consuming fewer than 30 units of alcohol per day.

Some clinics offer a so-called ‘wet’ detox, whereby the patient does not stop drinking straight away, and the amount of alcohol that they can consume lessens every day, before coming to a complete stop.

Again, this needs to be carefully managed by professionals.

During your telephone consultation, we can explore what kind of detox might be most suitable for you. How much does rehab cost in Leeds?

The price of drug and alcohol rehab varies depending upon the centres you select, the amount of time you stay at the rehab and whether you opt to sleep in a single or multiple occupancy room.

Fortunately, there is a range of options.

If you opt for a 10-day detox with a single occupancy room, then prices range from £3,000-£6,000.

Prices for a multi-occupancy room vary from £2,000-£4,000.

If you wish to stay at rehab for 28-days, then expect to pay around £8,000-£12,000 for a single occupancy room, or around £6,000 for a multi-occupancy room.

If you wish to undergo a home detox, then you may save money, but you will not be shielded from temptations.

However, home detoxes do work for many people. Expect to pay around £1,500 for a home detox.

We may inform you of the exact prices of rehabs in your local area.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Alcohol addiction rehab in Leeds

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Alcoholism is by far the most common form of addiction in Leeds, or elsewhere in the UK.

Alcoholism is a physical addiction. If you suddenly cease to drink alcohol when you are alcohol dependent, you will begin to experience alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

To help you overcome these symptoms, rehabs in Leeds will prescribe you medications. These medications allow you to detox safely.

To attempt to detox without the benefit of medication would otherwise give rise to a range of potentially deadly withdrawal symptoms such as a seizure, delirium tremens (DTs) or even a cardiac arrest.

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms typically require between 7-10 days to fully overcome.

Many rehabs in Leeds will not allow you to begin treatment unless you are willing to commit at least 10 days to your treatment programme in residential/inpatient settings.

Once the detox process is complete, you can stay in a Leeds rehab for up to 28 days.

Once withdrawal symptoms have been treated, the focus of treatment shifts to treating the underlying emotional causes of addiction.

To achieve this aim, modern evidence-based treatments are utilised.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Cocaine addiction rehab in Leeds

Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant. Long term effects of cocaine use include panic attacks, anxiety and depression.

If you are living in Leeds and worried about your own or a loved one’s cocaine use, know that help is at hand.

Although not physically addictive, cocaine is psychologically addictive.

When you enter a cocaine rehab clinic, you will be removed from temptations and ‘addiction’ triggers that would otherwise complicate the process of ceasing to use cocaine.

Rehabs expose you to a range of evidence-based treatments such as contingency management, cognitive behavioural therapy and trigger management techniques to help you break free from cocaine use for the long term.

Therapy sessions take place in group settings.

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Heroin addiction rehab in Leeds

Heroin, a semi-synthetic drug made from morphine, is highly addictive.

If you are a heroin user living in Leeds, then know it is possible to live your life with heroin and other opioids. Heroin is physically addictive.

This means powerfully discomforting withdrawal symptoms will be experienced when you cease to use heroin.

Rehabs in Leeds off medications to help you detox off heroin without experiencing these withdrawal symptoms.

Drugs such as Subutex (Buprenorphine) and Naltrexone are utilised for this purpose.

Buprenorphine is itself an opioid, although one with little-to-no abuse potential.

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Rehab for Cannabis in Leeds

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Cannabis is too often referred to as a harmless drug, which is simply not true.

Although overdosing from cannabis is not possible, there are a number of chronic health problems associated with long-term cannabis use.

These include increased risk of depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia.

The psychoactive effects of Cannabis can also cause a person to become socially withdrawn and apathetic, which can make any mental health problems much worse.

Cannabis abuse has the ability to ruin lives, and if that has happened to you, it is time to consider rehab.

With the help of mental health and recovery professionals, you can explore and address any underlying issues that may be driving you towards cannabis use in the first place.

Dual diagnosis treatment in Leeds

The term dual-diagnosis reflects the fact addiction is almost never a condition that exists in isolation.

In fact, substance misuse is typically something that a person resorts to in order to ‘self-medicate’ mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

If the substance is removed, it’s important for the underlying mental health condition to be factored into the treatment process.

Identifying the exact co-occurring mental health issues is important in ensuring your recovery is not short-lived once you leave the rehab clinics to care.

Once a dual diagnosis is made, a range of evidence-based therapies is utilised to help reduce or better manage their associated symptoms.

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What types of therapy are on offer?

Therapy techniques offered at Leeds centres include:

Centres typically offer en-suite facilities.

This means patients do not share living quarters with other patients. Centres also offer luxuries such as a steam room, hot tub and Jacuzzi.

Relaxation is essential during therapy and so centres are set up to promote a relaxing and comfortable environment.

Patients are permitted to take along a laptop and/or a mobile and rehab centres offer WIFI access.

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Relapse prevention planning at rehab

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Once the patients’ rehabilitation programme has concluded a programme of aftercare is provided.

Aftercare continues for up to 18 months after rehabilitation has concluded.

One of the most important tasks you will complete at rehab is to put together your relapse prevention plan.

This will take place in the last few days that you are at rehab, with the help of one of the professionals on site.

The idea is to consolidate everything you have learned while at rehab and put it into a plan of action so that you can minimise your risk of relapse once you leave.

This might require you to make some difficult decisions for the sake of your own well-being.

For example, if you are friends with someone who is still in active addiction, you would probably be advised to cut ties with that person, at least until they are in recovery as well.

Likewise, if you are recovering from alcoholism, you would likely be required to keep away from places likes bars, pubs, and other places that serve alcohol.

Relapse prevention isn’t just about reactive steps, though – it will require you to be proactive in terms of your own recovery.

This might involve going to regular group meetings going forward, perhaps at Alcoholics Anonymous or equivalent.

Ongoing recovery requires ongoing work and focus – the more proactive you are, the better your chances of long-term recovery.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Alternatives to rehab & More affordable treatment options in Leeds

Is vital to understand that residential rehab is not your only option.

It’s also possible to undertake a home detox if you are alcohol dependent.

Although this is not free, it can result in considerable savings compared to residential rehab.

At Rehab 4 Addiction, we offer home detox packages, and you can contact us today to find out how to begin this process.

Another option is to seek out the support of a local drug and alcohol action group.

You can either refer yourself or seek a GP referral.

However, this typically does not entail residential treatment. Instead, you will be offered either free information or group sessions.

You can learn more about group therapy here.

You may also be able to access funding for residential treatment via one of these organisations, but expect to be met with tough criteria in order to succeed with your application.

You can locate the relevant service in your area by entering your postcode here.

Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 0800 140 4690

Mutual Support Groups in Leeds


Any discussion of free options would not be complete without mentioning fellowship groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

These organisations offer meetings at multiple locations across Leeds and the West Yorkshire region.

Such meetings utilise the 12-step approach. This is largely spiritual in nature.

An alternative fellowship group is SMART Recovery.

You can learn more about their offerings in Leeds here.

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How can I find out more information?

We treat a variety of addictions in Leeds.

Contact Rehab 4 Addiction today for immediate admissions into a Leeds rehabilitation clinic.

Call us on 0800 140 4690 or complete the enquiry form and a member of staff will contact you shortly.

Rehab 4 Addiction offers drug and alcohol rehab options across Yorkshire, including Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Middlesbrough, York, Wakefield, Hull, Doncaster, Barnsley, Halifax, Huddersfield, Harrogate, Rotherham, and Cleveland.

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