Local Residential Alcohol And Drug Rehab In Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent has, in recent years, seen a spike in substance abuse and addiction cases. It is a problem that affects people of all races, genders, ages, and from all walks of life. Addiction can rob you of your peace, your happiness, your finances, your relationships, and even your life. Even worse, addiction doesn’t only negatively impact the personal life of the addict, but also negatively affects those around the addict who care about them.

If you live in Blaina, Abertillery, or any other part of Blaenau Gwent, and are struggling with an addiction to alcohol, prescription medication, or illegal drugs, you don’t have to live the rest of your life with under this burden. Our private rehab, Primrose Lodge, is close by and can guide you towards a full recovery, without any lasting damage to your mental or physical health.

By seeking help at our private rehab for your addiction as soon as possible, you can avoid the long-term damages that addiction can wreak on your health and personal life. Our comprehensive addiction treatment programme is tailored to care not just for the physical aspect of your addiction, but also the psychological aspects. This will ensure that not only do you make a full recovery but that your chances of suffering a relapse are also greatly reduced alongside it.

Treatment will typically include a medically assisted detoxification, which will be followed by rehabilitation. A medically assisted detox will make use of medication, to ease your withdrawal symptoms, and make your detox process as quick and painless as possible. Rehabilitation, on the other hand, will help you recover psychologically, treat the root causes of your addiction, as well as teach you how to achieve long-lasting sobriety.

Get in touch with us today, to start on the best path to beating your addiction and retaking control of your life.

A Brief Overview of the Services our Rehab Offers

Primrose Lodge is a UKAT facility located in Guildford. We specialise, and have years of experience, in the treatment of a variety of addictions, such as alcohol addiction, cannabis addiction, cocaine addiction, codeine addiction, and other forms of drug addiction.

Our staff genuinely care about the full recovery of our patients. We are able to ensure your recovery is effective, and as comfortable as possible, by making use of state of the art facilities, and providing you treatment in an attractive, safe, and homely environment. Even though our services are affordable, you can be sure of our clinical excellence, and exceptionally high standards of treatment and accommodation.

Features you can look forward to at our private rehab during treatment include:

  • 24-hour care
  • Immediate admission
  • 1-year free aftercare
  • Luxury surroundings
  • Experienced staff
  • We arrange everything

By road, Primrose Lodge is located about 144 miles from Blaenau Gwent. It is about a two hour and forty minute drive via the M4, going through Pontypool, Patchway, and Swindon. If you like, we can provide a sober transport service to take you to and from our facility to your home in Brynmawr, Tredegar, or any other part of Blaenau Gwent you may reside in, on a schedule that is convenient for you.

Call us today to begin your addiction treatment.

The Pros and Cons of Private Rehab

The pros of seeking addiction treatment through a private rehab definitely outweigh its cons. One of the pros is the access you will have to addiction specialists, as well as all the facilities necessary to ensure not only your full recovery but also that the journey towards it is as comfortable as possible.
Other pros of addiction treatment in a private rehab include:

    • Quick access to treatment: In a private rehab, you will typically have your admission processed quickly, giving you access to immediate treatment. No waiting lists and no unnecessary delays.
    • Confidentiality and privacy: The records and details provided to the private rehab will be held securely and third parties will not have access to this information without your express consent.
    • Individualised treatment: Your treatment will be tailored to suit your unique needs and condition, to ensure no aspect of your addiction goes untreated.
    • Round the clock care: You will be supervised around the clock by medical personnel, to ensure any changes in your health or comfort are promptly and effectively responded to.
    • Comfortable and conducive environment for recovery: During your stay in private rehab, you will be cared for in a comfortable and secure environment, devoid of the typical triggers that cause you to abuse drugs.
    • Aftercare services: After you have been discharged, you can still have access to all the care and support you need via aftercare services.

All these benefits and many more can be utilised when you seek treatment in our private rehab. However, on the downside, addiction treatment in a private rehab may be more than certain individuals in Blaenau Gwent can afford.

How Much Does Rehab Cost in Blaenau Gwent?

The cost of private rehab in Blaenau Gwent will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, private rehabs all charge differently, with the more exclusive ones charging a higher price. Also, the cost of treatment will differ based on the severity of your addiction, and the type of treatment provided. The more severe your addiction and withdrawal symptoms, the more rehab will likely cost as a result.

Those who need inpatient treatment can also expect to pay more than those who can make do with outpatient treatment. Especially if it is luxury or executive inpatient treatment that is provided.

The cost of private rehab can be significantly reduced if private rehab accepts health insurance. But, you need to first verify that your health insurance covers addiction treatment.

For those in Blaenau Gwent who can’t afford private rehab, there is always the option of seeking addiction treatment through the NHS.

NHS Addiction Treatment Options in Blaenau Gwent

For those in Blaenau Gwent who are unable to afford the cost of private rehab, the free option of NHS addiction treatment is available. NHS addiction treatment options can be easily accessed by you, or anyone else who needs them, within your local community, regardless of if you live in Tredegar, Ebbw Vale, or anywhere else in Blaenau Gwent.

NHS addiction treatment options are available through a referral from your GP or, in certain circumstances, through a self-referral. However, bear in mind that the quality of addiction treatment received through the NHS is often determined solely by the NHS. This means you may not have access to the same quality of treatment a private rehab could offer.

Also, there’s usually a waiting list for individuals seeking addiction treatment through the NHS, which means you will have to wait your turn before you can get treatment. The length of the waiting list is typically determined by the demand for NHS addiction treatment in your part of Blaenau Gwent at the time.

NHS addiction treatment options include:

      • Addiction Counselling: If your GP believes counselling is suitable for your condition, you will likely be referred for sessions with an NHS Counsellor.
      • Local Drug and Alcohol Services: You can be referred by your GP to a local drug and alcohol service, where a variety of low-intensity therapeutic interventions will be used to help you quit your substance abuse safely.
      • Local Mental Health Team: This will give you access to psychiatrists, psychotherapists, or other specialists

Addiction Support Groups in Blaenau Gwent

There are a number of addiction support groups located around Blaenau Gwent. This means that no matter where you live or work in the county, you can easily find a group of peers that will welcome you with open arms, and motivate you to continue striving for sobriety.

Primrose Lodge is a private rehab where you can receive comprehensive addiction treatment to help beat various types of addiction.

Gwent Drug and Alcohol Service offers counselling and support to families and friends affected by another person’s substance use.
Tearing your hair out offers support to the carers of drug and/or alcohol abusers.
Family Drug and Alcohol Support provides confidential support to families concerned about possible or actual drug use.
Addaction Family Support Group offers a weekly family support group to family members and other concerned individuals who have been affected by the substance misuse of another.
Broadway Lodge offers support to families, as well as residential courses.
Western Counselling provides residential rehab and family programmes.

How to Choose a Recovery Programme

What exactly is the right recovery programme to help with your addiction will be determined by a number of factors? One of the primary factors to take into consideration is your addiction, and which programme is the ablest to help you beat it. Also, factors such as the distance and accessibility of the programme’s location, cost of the programme, schedule, and your personal preferences, must be considered too.

In order to find the right programme around Blaenau Gwent, with the skills and expertise to aid your recovery from addiction, take the following into consideration:

      • Would you prefer an inpatient or outpatient setting?
      • Can you afford the treatment programme?
      • Would you like to receive addiction treatment close to home or abroad?
      • Would you prefer to continue working while receiving treatment?
      • Does the treatment facility have experience in helping people with your unique type of addiction?
      • You should also seek professional guidance from your doctor.

NA Meetings Near Blaenau Gwent

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit society that helps individuals battling with narcotics addiction. The program promotes complete abstinence from all drugs, and there are regular meetings in and around Blaenau Gwent.
Find a meeting near you:

Seven Corners Centre
1-3 Seven Corners Lane, Abergavenny
Thursdays at 7:30 pm

The Voice Recovery Hub, Queen’s School House
School Lane, Newport, Gwent
Fridays at 8:00 pm

Newcomers meeting always hope !!
Chambers house, 49 Blackwood road
Blackwood, Gwent
Wednesdays at 7:30 pm

AA Meetings In/Near Blaenau Gwent

There are also AA meetings around Blaenau Gwent that you can use to your advantage. Such as:

Ebbw Vale Discussion Tuesday
West End Congregational Church, Tredegar Rd, Ebbw Vale
Tuesdays at 8.00 pm

Ebbw Vale Friends of Bill W Friday
Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan Hospital, Festival Drive
Fridays at 7.30 pm

Cwmbran Big Book Wednesday
Nant Bran, Upper Cwmbran
Wednesdays at 1.00 pm

Pontypool Big Book Tuesday
Panteg Methodist Church, The Highway, New Inn
Tuesdays at 7.30 pm

Merthyr Tydfil Tuesday
Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais
Tuesdays at 7.30 pm

Abergavenny Beginners Open Wednesday
Music Rm, St Mary’s Priory
Wednesdays at 8.00 pm

Addiction Counselling Near Blaenau Gwent

G D A S – Gwent Drug Alcohol Service, Tredegar, UK. Telephone +44 333 999 3577
Drugaid, Ebbw Vale, UK. Telephone +44 1495 301855
Phoenix Domestic Abuse Services, Abertillery, UK. Telephone +44 1495 291202

How Can I Get To and From Blaenau Gwent?

Getting to and around Blaenau Gwent is easy and convenient, regardless of if you are driving yourself or making use of public transport.

Getting From Blaenau Gwent to Primrose Lodge by Road

Blaenau Gwent is well served by a number of motorways. The towns of Blaenau Gwent are linked by a convenient road network.
If heading to Primrose Lodge in Guildford by road, take the M4, or the M4 and M3.

The M4 offers the fastest route. To begin the journey, simply take the M4 in Newport from A4046, A467, A472 and A4042. Proceed on the M4 to Reading then from the M4, take exit 11. Then get on the M3 in Hampshire from B3011, A30 and A327
Proceed on the M3 to A331 then take exit 4 from M3. Follow A331 to Mytchett Rd, B3405 and Guildford Rd/B3032 to A322 in Worplesdon.

Getting From Blaenau Gwent to Primrose Lodge by Rail

If you don’t want to drive, the area’s railway system is available at your disposal. Simply board a train from Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central. From Newport (South Wales), take another train to Portsmouth Harbour. Take another train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington. Then another from Reading to Redhill. You can take a bus to Woking from there.
Remember that, for your convenience, Primrose Lodge offers a sober transport service that can take you from your home in Blaenau Gwent to our rehab facility, on a schedule that you are comfortable with.

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