Facilities funded by government are sometimes available to addicts that are in need of extensive support and that display enough desire and motivation to overcome their addiction, even though we still can't talk about free treatment. Funding can be really inadequate and regrettably, there are number of screenings to go through.
You will usually, if you decide to go for this option, have to spend some time in a community-based therapy before going to rehab. This has to happen so your desire and drive to succeed are examined and to make sure that you are stable enough in your substance use before going to rehab.
It is important to keep in mind that the process is lengthy and convoluted and immediate access is not possible in this regard. You will require a lot of practice and need to attend lots of interviews as you will see below.
Port of Call cannot intervene to make the process faster but we are willing to assist you in getting into a rehab within your locality.
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.
The process is different from one area to another but will generally involve
The first thing is to schedule a meeting with your local alcohol or drug service
Your designated key worker will conduct a preliminary evaluation of your aptness for rehab and at the same time determine if you would need to undergo detox
A local authority social services care manager or a local drugs service will assess you that is a community care assessment to find out whether you meet the local authority's eligibility criteria for residential treatment or not
The rehab will also do their own assessment by interviewing you before you can start
The regional authority as well as drug service will then try to obtain financial support for your rehab centre
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.