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Options for NHS

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.

You will normally spend a period of time in community-based treatment before accessing rehab, in case you choose to pursue this option. It is ensured that you're sufficiently stable in your alcohol/drug use before being referred to rehab and to test your willingness and motivation to succeed.


It is important to keep in mind that the process is lengthy and convoluted and immediate access is not possible in this regard. As indicated below, you will be required to present in several series of dialogues; something which can demand a lot of perseverance.


Port of Call are unable to speed up this process, however we're glad to assist you to locate rehabilitation services in your local neighbourhood.


The Process Of Accessing Nhs Rehab

  • You are to go through a stringent and tough process which calls for serious commitment and determination.
  • The processes will be different and are subject to where you reside, but are generally something along the following lines
  • Making appointments to see your area alcohol and drug services officers
  • You will be given a key worker that will determine whether you require detox and will proceed with the primary evaluation of your fitness for rehab
  • 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 evaluation and an interview before you can commence treatment
  • The next step will be to secure funding for your rehab place that is performed by the local authority and drug service
  • If detox is necessary to be done first, you will be informed by your key worker on the appropriate choices and duration, plus, your detox plans will be organized based on your rehab start date
  • You will go to rehab once the funding arrangements and start dates are finalized and detox if required, has been completed.

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Zero-Cost Nhs Outpatient Programme

The National Health Service provides a few outpatient services for those battling a substance/alcohol misuse problem.