There are several different options available for drug rehab in Somerset, and finding out about each one helps you reach the right decision regarding treatment for yourself or your loved one. There are facilities located in Bath, Weston-super-Mare, Wrington, Bridgwater, Glastonbury, Taunton, Wells and Yeovil. The centres located in Bristol are also included in this article because of Bristol’s unusual position as a county in its own right.
Drug Rehabilitation Bath, Somerset
The only drug rehab in Bath is specifically interested in people who have housing problems which are linked to substance abuse. They help homeless and non homeless users, providing general advice, supported housing to users committed to abstinence, help with criminal justice and structured day programmes. There are two separate day programmes, one for abstinent people and one for those on substitute medication. They all incorporate a “core” module, with optional extras like individual counselling and confidence and assertiveness training.
Drug Treatment Bristol, Somerset
There are four different centres for drug rehab in Bristol. Two of the centres largely provide advice to drug users. One of these is a Christian organisation who give support and refer patients to additional services where required. The other advice-based service focuses on black or minority ethnic users, and provides one-to-one, culturally sensitive counselling, family support and group sessions. They also have specialist group sessions for people addicted to crack cocaine. They operate under harm reduction principles.
One of the remaining centres for drug rehab in Bristol offers structured day programmes along with aftercare and help with the criminal justice system. They help poly-drug users (those taking multiple substances) over the age of 18 by offering group work, one to one keywork and complementary therapies such as acupuncture. The final drug treatment centre in Bristol has a comprehensive range of treatments, including residential rehabilitation, inpatient detoxification, day programmes and counselling. They combine psychotherapeutic group and one to one therapy.
Drug Counselling Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
There are five centres for drug rehab in Weston-super-Mare, with the majority offering residential treatment. Two of these centres are based on the 12 step model of treatment, made famous by Alcoholics Anonymous. One has over 30 years’ experience, takes patients over 18 and also offers inpatient detoxification. The other has a total of 65 beds, with 18 specially reserved for female guests. They offer 24-hour care and medically supervised inpatient detoxification.
One of the other options for drug rehab in Weston-super-Mare also incorporates the 12 step programme. Any patients over the age of 18 are welcome to the six month residential programme, as long as they attend a 12 step group every week. The service itself offers group and one to one counselling, individualised care programmes and access to medical and legal services. The final residential centre accepts patients aged 18 or over without a conviction for arson, murder or sexual crimes. Counselling is the primary form of treatment, and patients can only enrol on the 20 week programme if they are already clean.
The only non-residential drug rehab in Weston-super-Mare offers a comprehensive range of treatments, including harm reduction, day programmes, structured counselling, help with criminal justice and advice. The service is available to people of any age.
Drug Services Wrington, Somerset
The only drug rehab in Wrington is a residential centre which accepts patients over the age of 18 and has facilities for inpatient detoxification. They have a primary care programme to help users achieve sobriety and a secondary one to prevent relapse.
Drug Programmes Bridgwater, Somerset
There is only one drug treatment centre in Bridgwater, offering harm reduction services to people over the age of 18. Harm reduction encompasses things like needle exchange, designed to reduce the risks associated with continued drug use. They also provide aftercare and counselling.
The drug rehab in Glastonbury is another branch of the service in Bridgwater, offering harm reduction services along with counselling and aftercare as required. Both centres can refer patients to other services as required.
The only option for drug rehab in Taunton is yet another branch of the harm reduction service available in Bridgwater and Glastonbury.
The drug rehab in Yeovil is another branch of the harm reduction service found in Taunton, Glastonbury and Bridgwater.
The drug treatment centre in Wells is a specialist service for young people living in the area. They accept patients up to the age of 18, and offer structured counselling, advice and a harm reduction service. They can also liaise with GPs to offer community prescribing, which is when substitute or withdrawal management medications are provided in the user’s local area.
If you’re looking for drug rehab in Somerset, you have a multitude of options available to you. There are a variety of therapeutic models and treatments offered by the different centres, so making a decision can be difficult. We have a detailed knowledge of all of the services available, and can explain the options to you in plain English. We help you reach the right decision, and our service is absolutely free. Pick up the phone and get in touch if you’re struggling with the decision. We’re here to help.