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. 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 is designed to make sure that your drug or alcohol use is stabilized and to also test your drive and focus in succeeding before being sent into 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 have to go to many interviews and have a lot of persistence, as we will show you below.
We are happy to help you find rehab services in your local area while Port of Call is not able to expedite this process.
Accessing Nhs Rehab Services
You'll be required to adhere to a stringent procedure that will require much dedication and resolve.
Depending on the area you live you may find a difference between process, but they are usually along these lines
Making an appointment with your local drug or alcohol service will be necessary
A key worker will be assigned to you who will do establish whether you need a detox or not by doing an initial assessment of your suitability for rehab
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 evaluation and an interview before you can commence treatment
Then there will be an attempt to provide funding for your rehab centre by your local authority and drug service
If you first need detox, your keyworker will suggest appropriate alternatives and timesheets and the beginning of your rehab and your detox appointments will be harmonized
Once your detox, if needed, is finished and the funding contracts and beginning dates are provided, you will start your rehab.