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. There are unfortunately a lot of hoops to jump through while funding is very limited.
If you decide to follow this recourse, you will typically spend some time in community-based treatment prior to gaining admission to rehabilitation. 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 is essential to remember that direct accessibility isn't very likely; in fact, the procedure can even be a long and difficult one. You will require a lot of practice and need to attend lots of interviews as you will see below.
Port of Call will gladly help you find rehab facilities near you, but we are unable to speed up this process.
Accessing Nhs Rehab Services
You are required to adhere to stringent and thorough procedures which can entail great dedication and willpower.
The process is different from one area to another but will generally involve
You'll be required to book an appointment with your local alcohol/drug service
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
Going through an assessment conducted by local authorities, local drug service officials or a social services manager who are checking to see if you meet the eligibility standards for inpatient treatment in your area
The rehab may as well conduct an interview and do their own evaluation before you can begin
Drug services and local authority will at this point work to get funds for your rehab
Where detox is necessary first, the key worker advices on good options and timelines which will be aligned to the date you are to begin your rehab
When the financing arrangements and commencement dates as well as detox is done where necessary, you can the proceed to rehab.