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What Are The NHS Options

Hard And Long


Even if free rehab isn't offered, some government-funded organizations are sometimes given as an option to individuals who need intensive assistance and those who manifest enough determination and drive to be well. There are unfortunately a lot of hoops to jump through while funding is very limited.

If you want to go for this option, generally, you are required to devote a certain amount of time in community-based programmes prior to being considered for rehab. This is done to make sure of your drug/alcohol use stabilization prior to being recommended for rehab and to confirm your dedication and readiness to get well.


Recognizing that acceptance is not immediate and there is a long and complicated process to deal with is very important. You will have to go to many interviews and have a lot of persistence, as we will show you below.


We are happy to help you find rehab services in your local area while Port of Call is not able to expedite this process.


Accessing Nhs Rehabilitation - The Procedure

  • You will need to follow a strict and diligent process that comes with a lot of dedication and determination.
  • The processes will be different and are subject to where you reside, but are generally something along the following lines
  • You'll be required to book an appointment with your local alcohol/drug service
  • Getting assigned to a keyworker so that they can assess whether you are suitable to be placed into rehab and also see if you require detox
  • Then comes community care evaluation where you will be evaluated by local jurisdiction social services care executive or a local drug service in order to examine whether you fulfill the local authority's eligibility norms for commuter treatment
  • The rehab will also do their own assessment by interviewing you before you can start
  • The local drug service and authority will then try to get funding for your place at the rehabilitation
  • 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
  • When the financing arrangements and commencement dates as well as detox is done where necessary, you can the proceed to rehab.

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Free Outpatient Services From Nhs

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