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.
If you decide to follow this recourse, you will typically spend some time in community-based treatment prior to gaining admission to rehabilitation. It is ensured that you're sufficiently stable in your alcohol/drug use before being referred to rehab and to test your willingness and motivation to succeed.
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.
We are happy to help you find rehab services in your local area while Port of Call is not able to expedite this process.
The Steps To Accessing Rehab At Nhs
You will need to follow a strict and diligent process that comes with a lot of dedication and determination.
Depending on the area you live you may find a difference between process, but they are usually along these lines
You'll be required to schedule a meeting with your regional drug or alcohol services
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
You will as well be evaluated by the regional authority community services care manager or a regional drugs service; this serves as a community care evaluation to determine if you meet the regional authority's acceptability standards for residential programme
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
If detox is necessary to be done first, you will be informed by your key worker on the appropriate choices and duration, plus, your detox plans will be organized based on your rehab start date
You will go to rehab once the funding arrangements and start dates are finalized and detox if required, has been completed.