Rehab 4 Addiction

Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in Nottingham

Do you want to stop drinking alcohol and taking drugs so that you can begin to live a healthier, happier life? Then you may be looking for drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham.

At Rehab 4 Addiction, we have helped many local people to gain access to the rehab services they need, ensuring that they receive the treatment they require becoming clean and sober.

We have strong links with many major treatment providers in the area and can provide you with advice regarding treatment.

Quitting drink and drugs might seem like a battle you can’t win right now, but we’re here to tell you that with expert help, you absolutely can.

Call our team today on: 0800 140 4690

Circumstances when going to rehab is needed

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Rehab is more suited to certain people, and certain addictions. 

Though a rehab programme can, of course, benefit anyone experiencing a substance use disorder, many clients will have other options available.

So, who is rehab suitable for?

  • You will need to attend rehab if you are deemed unable to withdraw independently because of certain mental health issues or any other similar reasons that would interfere with a DIY recovery attempt 
  • If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts because of your addiction, or are also struggling with a co-occurring mental health disorder that may be worsening your addiction
  • If you are consuming over 30 units of alcohol each day 
  • If you become a danger to your loved ones when you are intoxicated or high, and cannot be trusted to withdraw at home 
  • If you are experiencing alcohol seizures or similar side effects that need to be professionally and pharmacologically managed in rehab 

If you are still unsure about whether or not you are suited to rehab, call us today on 0800 140 4690.

We can discuss any other options that may be available to you or can help you begin your enquiry to enter a drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham as soon as possible. 

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The pre-admission assessment process in Nottingham


It’s not easy to know how severe your addiction is, or even if what you are experiencing is, in fact, an addiction.

To help clients determine the seriousness of their alcohol use, and AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test) can be taken.

AUDITS help professionals realise the severity of your condition and therefore what the next steps in your recovery journey should be.

 If you score high on the test (over 20), then you are likely to be referred to a specialist, or to a drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham.

 If your score is in the lower range (0-7), then you are deemed low risk for an alcohol use disorder and will not need such quick action or treatment. 

The score you receive is determined by the answers you give to the 10 questions on the test.

The questions range from queries about your alcohol intake to others about the consequences you may have experienced because of your substance use. 

You will answer each question on a scale of 0-4, and these numbers will be added up at the end to give you your final score. 

Some questions you should expect to be asked during an AUDIT include:

  • How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?
  • How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of your drinking?
  • How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
  • Has a relative or friend, doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested that you cut down?

The admissions process in Nottingham

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Once you have experienced an AUDIT or a similar substance use identification test, we will need to identify how best we can help you and your specific circumstances before we can decide on treatment. 

To do this, we test clients using the six dimensions of the ASAM criteria.

This allows us to see what your personal needs for treatment and care are through a series of tests that look at different factors of your substance use. 

Considering a wide array of aspects surrounding your addiction, home environment, past recovery attempts, and more, helps us to create a detailed picture of you.

We do this so that we can provide you with a bespoke treatment plan that is just as detailed. 

These six dimensions are:

  • DIMENSION ONEWithdrawal potential: This dimension takes a close look at your past and present with substances and withdrawal, to see how you have handled recovery attempts before – and how that could impact how you deal with one this time. 
  • DIMENSION TWO Health complications: Dimension two explores your health history so that we have all the information we need on any physical health conditions you currently have or have had in the past that could impact your withdrawal.
  • DIMENSION THREE Cognitive complications: Similar to dimension two, the third dimension looks at your mental health history, and how your thoughts and behaviours could affect your addiction and recovery. 
  • DIMENSION FOUR Readiness to change: This dimension simply explores how willing and motivated you are to begin your recovery journey.
  • DIMENSION FIVE Problem potential: Dimension five is all about exploring your past relationship with relapses and continued use. 
  • DIMENSION SIX Living environment: The last of the six dimensions looks at where you will be recovering outside of rehab, and explores how your home environment and the surrounding people could help or hinder your recovery.

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Getting a loved one to rehab in Nottingham

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If you are here not for yourself but for a loved one who is refusing help, you are not alone.

Rehab 4 Addiction has excellent professional intervention services for you to take advantage of, which can help guide your friend or family member to the safety of a drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham. 

Though an intervention can sometimes sound scary or too invasive of your loved one’s life, it is a helpful and oftentimes necessary step if a person you love is denying the treatment that they need. 

Intervention doesn’t have to be overbearing, and, with the help of our professional interventionists, it can instead be a gratifying experience for you, your loved one, and the rest of your family. 

One of our interventionists will help you and your family to better understand your addiction-afflicted loved one, which will, in turn, improve your ability to support them during this vulnerable time.

The interventionist will guide you through the process of setting boundaries, writing letters that will be read to your loved one during the intervention and will set out what will have to happen in each possible scenario. 

After the intervention has taken place, your loved one will have a choice to make. 

You will be trained for each eventuality. If your loved one accepts the help you are offering, the interventionist will work quickly to escort them to the chosen drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham.

They shall then begin their treatment; if they instead refuse the help once more, the interventionist will continue working with you and your family until a positive ending is sought. 

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How much is rehab in Nottingham?


The prices for rehab programmes differ significantly depending on many factors of your addiction, the time needed in rehab, and the room you wish to have whilst in the rehab facility. 

The average prices for the most common plans are:

A 10-day detox 

  • Single occupancy room cost: £3,000 – £6,000 
  • Multiple occupancy room cost: £2,000 – £4,000 

A 28-day rehab programme 

  • Single occupancy room cost: £8,000 – £12,000 
  • Multiple occupancy room cost: £6,000

An at-home detox 

  • Cost: £1,500

How long will I be in rehab?

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The length of time you need to spend in rehab – much like the cost of rehab – is determined by many different aspects of your situation. 

If you are experiencing a more severe addiction or you have experienced complications and side effects during a recovery attempt, you will inevitably need more time in rehab than those dealing with less serious substance use disorders. 

The average time needed to complete a residential rehab programme is around 28 days, but there is usually a minimum of 7 days needed to undergo a drug or alcohol detox. 

The time after your detox is dedicated to treatment for the psychological aspects of your addiction – such as therapy and counselling that can help you stay on track after rehab – so it is just as important as the first 7 days.

Don’t be anxious if you end up requiring more time in your chosen rehabilitation facility.

This will most likely be due to factors of your condition that are now out of your control, and focusing on the ‘end’ of your journey rather than the journey itself can actually hinder your progress. 

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Private vs. Council funded treatment in Nottingham

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As you search for suitable addiction treatment, you will undoubtedly be faced with an overwhelming number of options, and the benefits and drawbacks that come with each one. 

To find the most appropriate treatment option for you, it is crucial to weigh these advantages and disadvantages against each other to ensure you are covering all factors. 

The first choice you are likely to encounter on your search for care is the choice between private rehabilitation or council-funded treatment. 

Council-funded rehab can be a great choice for many; it offers treatment free of charge and 100% confidentiality, it is accessible to everyone and is usually close to home.

It can also be perfect for people who are dealing with less severe addictions who just need some support and guidance in order to reach a substance-free life. 

However, there are also many drawbacks to this option. 

Opting for free treatment can mean less stress on your finances, but more stress later down the line during your treatment.

You may have to see many different therapists and visit different clinics throughout your recovery journey, the admissions process and waiting lists are usually much longer.

You might not receive the important referrals to rehab you need in order to fully recover. With private rehab, however, the benefits are seemingly endless. 

There is a much quicker admissions process and much shorter queues for treatment, you are likely to stay with the same therapist and at the same facility for the duration of your recovery.

You will be looked after by highly-trained medical professionals, you will detox safely from the substance you use, and you will receive life-saving referrals to specialist centres if you need them.

The one huge drawback to private rehab that stops many from choosing it is simply the cost.

Though private treatment can be pricey when compared to council-funded routes, this higher cost is highly necessary in order to ensure you receive the best possible care and attention for your addiction. 

It ensures you undergo safe procedures, are cared for by the right people with the right knowledge, and it makes sure you have the highest chances of reaching a successful recovery. 

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Alcohol detoxification in rehab 

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The first step in any journey to recovery from addiction is a detox, and this is no different for those suffering from an alcohol use disorder. 

Alcohol is one of the most dangerous substances to withdraw from, and doing so can lead to many unpleasant and life-threatening side effects.

Alcohol detox should never be done alone or without the proper medical assistance. 

Because alcohol is a depressant, over time your continued drinking can impact your central nervous system and slow down brain functions. 

Your body slowly adjusts to the substance being present all of the time and becomes accustomed to it.

This means that quitting ‘cold turkey’ sends the body into a state of alert or shock – this is highly dangerous and should never be done.    

At a drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham, you can safely and slowly experience a Librium-based detox at a pace your body is comfortable with. 

This process usually takes around 10 days. You will be under the constant care of the highly-trained team at your chosen rehab, and they will be ready and able to manage any withdrawal symptoms you experience. 

After this detox phase, you will be prepared to embark on the rest of your recovery journey, and a further 3 weeks in rehab can be arranged for you to work on the emotional aspects of your addiction with the help of therapy. 

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The risks of an unmanaged alcohol withdrawal 

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Though it can be tempting, an alcohol detox should never be performed at home without the proper medical guidance or intervention. 

Performing a self-detox (different from home detox) is highly dangerous, and, if done incorrectly or too quickly, it can even cause death. 

Alcohol detox is an incredibly difficult procedure to endure, especially if you are on your own.

It is not an ‘easy fix’ for your addiction, and in some cases it can even worsen your situation, pushing you deeper into alcohol use.

We implore you to not attempt a self-detox if you are experiencing severe alcohol addiction. 

If you wish to safely detox from alcohol, simply call us today on 0800 140 4690.

We can discuss your options for either an inpatient detox or an at-home route and can get you on the path to an alcohol-free life in no time. 

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Rehab for Heroin 

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Heroin, just like most other drugs, causes reactions in the brain and the body that can cause an individual to become addicted to the substance.

A heroin addiction could happen to anyone, and there is no need to be ashamed or embarrassed if you are experiencing one – or if you require help to withdraw. 

Continued heroin use can be extremely dangerous, and can lead to permanent physical and psychological changes.

Some studies have shown heavy heroin use can even impact and weaken the part of the brain that is responsible for making decisions, regulating behaviour, and responding to tense situations.  

In order to safely detox from this substance, you will be required to undergo a heroin detox at your chosen drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham.

This will not be an easy fix for your condition as a detox from heroin can be physically and psychologically demanding, but with our guidance and help, you will be able to succeed. 

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Rehab for Cocaine 

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Cocaine addiction can develop fairly quickly, sometimes after only a few times of using the substance. 

Often referred to as simply ‘coke’, cocaine can cause some extremely harmful short term and long term side effects.

In severe cases, it can even be fatal to use as continued use can lead to heart failure, seizures, strokes, failures in the respiratory system, and gastrointestinal issues. 

To ensure your safety as you withdraw from cocaine, call us today on 0800 140 4690, and we can guide you through the process of receiving the appropriate care and treatment for your addiction. 

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Rehab for Cannabis 


Cannabis – often referred to as weed, dope, or marijuana – is the most used drug in the country, with the substance being especially popular among younger generations. 

Though the lure of cannabis is strong – and the ‘high’ from the drug is seen as harmless – it can still be a risky drug to continue using. 

Regular users of cannabis can become addicted, and if they suddenly stop using the substance after heavy use they can experience nasty withdrawal symptoms.

This includes irritability, insomnia, loss of appetite, sweating, shaking, and nausea. 

Even though the side effects of continued cannabis use are inevitably much less dangerous than those from other drugs such as opioids, these withdrawal symptoms can still heavily interfere with your life. 

Cannabis use can worsen your performance at school or work, get in the way of relationships, and cause financial issues. 

If you have noticed your use of cannabis negatively impacting your life or your loved ones, it may be time to reach out to us here at Rehab 4 Addiction. 

Call our team today on: 0800 140 4690

Therapy and counselling in rehab 

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Therapy is not as simple as it is often shown to be on-screen and online.

Through individual therapy and group therapy are very common, these are not the only forms of therapy that are available to individuals seeking addiction treatment. 

Depending on your addiction and your personal treatment needs, you will experience a number of different methods of therapy and counselling.

You will also reap the benefits of all of them to ensure you receive well-rounded and multi-faceted care.

Each person and addiction is different, so expect every treatment plan to be too.

This means you are likely to have a completely different experience of treatment in rehab compared to other clients, depending on your circumstances. 

Some forms of therapy that you can expect to participate in include:

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Dual diagnosis 

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Many people struggling to cope with a drug or alcohol addiction are not only dealing with substance use. 

A large percentage of those with addictions will also be experiencing a co-occurring mental health disorder – and vice versa.

Those with an existing mental health disorder are twice as likely to experience an addiction when compared to the overall population. 

The existence of both of these issues is labelled as a dual diagnosis. 

Clients with a dual diagnosis will need more detailed treatment plans that address both the addiction and the mental health disorder in equal measures.

This is crucial for a recovery to be possible, and treating just one problem or the other would likely lead to relapse due to the two issues being so closely connected. 

Some MH disorders that are commonly found in those with drug or alcohol addictions are:

If you believe you are suffering from both a mental health condition and a substance use disorder, we can help.

We will work to find you a suitable drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham that can accommodate your specific needs, and you will soon be on the road to recovery. 

Relapse prevention planning 

The first few weeks and months after you leave the care of your chosen rehabilitation facility are crucial.

This is the period of time where you will be tested by yourself, your living environment, and by those around you. 

To ensure that your adjustment back to the real world is successful, you will take part in relapse prevention planning before your time in rehab draws to a close.

This planning will ensure you stay on track even after you leave rehab, and teaches you what to do if you do feel a relapse approaching – and what to do if one happens. 

You will work with a member of the team to create two plans – one that will be in place to help you avoid a relapse, and one that will teach you the steps to take if you do experience one. 

A relapse does not indicate the end of your recovery or your journey to a substance-free life.

If you do experience one, you always have the chance to get back up and continue with what you have learnt in rehab, and a recovery is still very much possible. 

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The alternative routes to rehab in Nottingham

If you feel like rehab is not for you, there are other ways you can reach your goals of a substance-free life. 

If you are deemed able to do so, you always have the option of performing an at-home detox from the safety of your own living environment.

Home detox is guided by medical professionals who check in on you daily via phone call. 

This option can provide you with adequate care and treatment for your addiction, appropriate support throughout your withdrawal, and the freedom and independence that many long to hold onto during recovery attempts. 

There is also SMART Recovery, a worldwide organisation and charity that has already helped millions of people lead lives in recovery. 

They offer a wide range of online content to get you started with your journeys, such as online meetings, teaching materials and manuals, and endless training programmes. 

They offer as much assistance as you need, and their recovery 4-point programme has already changed so many lives – and yours could be next. 

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Denial – what is it and how to overcome it

When you first contact our team at Rehab 4 Addiction, you may be surprised to find out just how much denial you’re in when it comes to your addiction.

You might think that you can solve your problems on your own, or that drug and alcohol rehab in Nottingham isn’t for you because you’re able to manage your addiction to drink and drugs.

The truth is, if you’re not willing to admit that you have a problem, it will be difficult for you to overcome your addiction.

We need you to be honest about your addiction to drinking and drugs before we can help you get access to the rehab services that you require.

Once you have overcome denial, we will then assist you in selecting an addiction treatment programme in Nottingham.

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How to contact Rehab 4 Addiction

Getting in touch with our team at Rehab 4 Addiction is easy. Simply call us on 0800 140 4690, or send us a message through our website.

Our experienced counsellors are on hand to discuss your requirements with you in detail and provide you with further information about your addiction treatment options in Nottingham.

Rehab 4 Addiction offers drug and alcohol rehab in the East Midlands, including Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire.

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