What Options are Available From NHS before-rehab

Hard And Long


Although there is no such thing as free rehab, government funded places are eventually made available to people who show sufficient willingness and motivation to succeed and require intensive support. They are not very well financed and involve a lot of bureaucracy.

For you to get into this option you are expected to go through a community treatment program before proceeding into rehab. The reason is to make sure that you're adequately stable in your alcohol or drug use prior to getting referred to rehabilitation and to evaluate your enthusiasm to achieve success.


It's crucial to take into consideration that on-the-spot admission is impossible and the process is complex and long. 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 Getting Into NHS Rehab

  • This stern process demands a lot of dedication and resolve on your part and you will have to strictly adhere to it.
  • This process is most commonly very similar, but it can be different based on the area you reside in
  • Making appointments to see your area alcohol and drug services officers
  • A key worker will be assigned to you who will do establish whether you need a detox or not by doing an initial assessment of your suitability 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 facility also requires you to sit for an interview with them so as to assess you before they can accept you
  • The next step will be to secure funding for your rehab place that is performed by the local authority and drug service
  • You keyworker will suggest you on suitable options and timescales if the detox is required first and your detox arrangements will be coordinated with your start date for rehab
  • 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

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