CQC Heroin Detox Clinic: Medical Detox and Withdrawal Programme

Due to the dangers associated with heroin withdrawal, it is never safe to detox alone. Heroin detox should take place in a residential treatment facility with around-the-clock supervision to ensure the safety of the client.

At Primrose Lodge, our state-of-the-art rehab clinic facilitates full medical detoxes for heroin and all types of drugs under the close supervision of experienced medical staff. We also offer specialised treatment plans and one-on-one support to our clients, incorporating diverse holistic therapies which have shown great efficacy in treating addiction, to ensure total and comprehensive recovery.

Home Drug Detox

Although quitting by yourself in your home may seem attractive, it carries a number of serious drawbacks which may trigger a relapse or even cause health complications. Some of the downsides of home drug detox include:

  • Easy access to drugs causing a relapse
  • No medical supervision in case of a withdrawal-related medical emergency
  • No additional treatment for co-existing psychological problems that may be driving drug use
  • No access to medications that could ease withdrawal symptoms
  • Stressful family, work or home situations that can hinder rather than help recovery
  • There are no provisions for psychological treatment and therapy in home detox

Withdrawal Symptoms

Heroin withdrawal can start a few hours to one day after use of the drug stops. Without immediate medical attention, these withdrawal symptoms can lead to serious medical complications and in, some cases, death. They include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Severe muscle and bone aches
  • Intense heroin cravings
  • Dysphoria, hopelessness and anxiety
  • Intense cramping in limbs
  • Crying
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Profuse sweating
  • Feeling of heaviness
  • Cold sweats
  • Insomnia
  • Runny nose
  • Chills
  • Irritability and restlessness
  • Suicide ideation

Post Detox Treatment

At our facility, we believe that detox is not a sufficient treatment for addiction. If the drug abuse was prolonged or the addict was dependent on the drug, then the addiction resides in the individual’s mind and detox is not enough to rid them of the compulsion to abuse again. Because of this, we offer a variety of post-detox treatments aimed at ensuring you lead a healthy life of drug abstinence. They include:

  • Counselling and therapy sessions
  • Peer support and 12-step programmes
  • Family counselling
  • Holistic therapies
  • Nutrition management
  • Physical health exercise
  • 1-year free aftercare

Rehab Treatment Programme

At Primrose Lodge, we recognise the fact that heroin addiction treatment should not only focus on your physical symptoms but also include your mind and soul for comprehensive treatment and total well-being. Therefore, our healthcare professionals incorporate as many therapies as possible to ensure a holistic and comprehensive treatment to treat every part of your addiction. They include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Meditational Therapy (MT)
  • Yoga
  • Art therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Animal therapy
  • 12-step therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Medication therapy
  • Psychological therapy
  • Trauma therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Medically-supervised detox
  • Substitute prescribing

Detox and Rehab Benefits

  • Be in a safe and nurturing environment
  • Medical detox with 24/7 care & support
  • Overcome the root causes of addiction
  • Experienced team of doctors & therapists
  • Personalised rehabilitation programme
  • Look, feel, sleep better & regain confidence
  • Learn techniques for relapse prevention
  • 1 year complimentary aftercare support

Heroin Detox 16-19-Year-Olds

Our sister rehab at Banbury Lodge is dedicated to the treatment of young people struggling with substance abuse problems. We are one of the few UK rehabs that cater to the treatment needs of young people aged 16-18, and provide treatment not just for heroin addicts but also to those struggling with body image issues, eating disorders, gaming disorders, depression and other addictions.

We also provide support for caregivers and parents of young people struggling with substance abuse. Apart from heroin detox, the programme will also involve several stages of treatment such as rehabilitation, therapy and recovery, all with 24/7 medical care to keep them safe. Sometimes, anti-depressants and other medications are used to diminish the effects of withdrawal symptoms.

Change Your Life

If you or your loved one are suffering from heroin abuse, we can help you make a full recovery and live a drug-free life. Our addiction specialists and mental health professionals can help you get better. At our rehab facilities, you are firstly detoxed to remove drugs from your system, after which you undergo therapy and relapse prevention to teach you how to avoid trigger-filled situations. We offer holistic therapies, life-changing treatment, personalised care and experienced staff all to help you successfully kick heroin addiction.

Call us now at 0203 553 9263 for treatment options.

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    Perry Hill
    Surrey, GU3 3RF
  • Tel. 0203 553 9263
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