Help with Free Rehab (Disclaimer: The Picture above is a Library Picture as all our centres are different inside)
Help with Free Rehab. Being in this industry now for well over a decade, you learn more and more about what is available. Yes there is free rehab out there. You just need to know where to look, and who is offering it. You also need to know the steps you need to take to get it. At the moment you can get it through some charity rehab centres, and also through the NHS. Sadly the NHS is the slowest route, but understandable due to the pressures they are under.
Charity Rehab Centres
The crazy part of it all is, charity rehab centres seem to want to keep clients in for 12 to 18 months. This I can never understand as our residential rehab centres have an 85% with a maximum stay of 24 weeks. Most clients prefer to do the 4 weeks program. So why on earth would you need to stay in a charity rehab centre for 12 to 18 months? I feel they would be better off helping many more clients by offering a shorter stay. (My opinion).
My experience of detox
I was an alcoholic and I fully understand the pressures involved in being an alcoholic. Also I fully understand the process of detox and how it feels. I will never understand why I did not do it years before I did. It was easy, comfortable and quick. After my detox, (I explain this to a lot of clients), it was like coming out of a cloud of chaos. I could this big cloud of chaos behind me swirling round and round. Then all of a sudden I could understand things. also I could see things clearly. I could smell things. Taste things. It was like being young again. Everything made sense. Nothing seemed difficult.
Finding free rehab options can be challenging, as many comprehensive addiction treatment programs require payment or are covered by insurance. However, there are some resources and organisations that offer low-cost or free addiction treatment services. Here are a few options to explore:
Government-funded programs: In some countries, government-funded programs provide free or low-cost addiction treatment services. These programs may be offered through public health departments, community mental health centres, or specialised addiction treatment centres. Research local government resources or contact your national health agency for information on available programs in your area.
Nonprofit organisations: There are nonprofit organisations that offer free or sliding-scale addiction treatment services. Examples include The Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, and other local community organisations. These organisations may have limited resources, so availability may vary based on location.
State-funded treatment centres: Some states have state-funded addiction treatment centres that provide free or low-cost services to individuals who meet specific criteria, such as low income or lack of insurance coverage. Research state resources or reach out to your local health department for information on these programs.
Support groups and 12-step programs: Support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) provide a supportive and structured environment for individuals in recovery. These groups are typically free to attend and can be a valuable resource for ongoing support. You can find local meetings and contact information on their respective websites.
University research programs: Occasionally, universities or research institutions conduct studies or clinical trials related to addiction treatment. Participating in these programs may provide access to free or reduced-cost treatment options. Keep an eye out for local research initiatives or check with universities in your area to see if they have any ongoing studies.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP): If you or your loved one is employed, check if your workplace offers an Employee Assistance Program. EAPs often provide confidential counselling and referral services for various issues, including addiction. Some EAPs may cover a portion of the treatment costs or offer resources to access affordable treatment options.
It’s important to note that while these options may provide financial assistance, they may have limited availability, long waiting lists, or specific eligibility criteria. It’s advisable to contact these resources directly to inquire about their services and requirements.
Additionally, if you have health insurance, it’s worth checking with your insurance provider to determine what addiction treatment services are covered. Many insurance plans include coverage for substance abuse treatment, which can help reduce the out-of-pocket costs.
Remember, seeking help for addiction is crucial, and there are resources available to support you. Don’t hesitate to reach out to healthcare professionals, addiction helplines, or local community organisations for guidance and assistance in finding affordable treatment options in your area.
Contact us for free rehab
I know you maybe reading this and thinking, I don’t know if I can give up for good. Albeit alcohol or drugs. But trust me, it is so much easier than you think. Give me a call. I will go through the details and steps you need to take. Call 07811 606 606. I look forward to talking to you.