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Drug Addiction: Getting Help

How To Get Help

If you are suffering from drug-related issues, there is a variety of therapies that can help. Some are specialist drug facilities run by charities and private organisations and some of these services are provided by the NHS. In order to avail these services you can search out your nearby NHS drug addiction services and centres.

These instructions about how to get the right treatment for your drug-related issue will show you possible options so that you can choose the one most suited for your situation. You have the same right to treatment as anybody that comes to NHS for any other health issue if you have a drug dependency.


You can free and back to your normal life with the correct and concerned help and support.


Where To Get Help For Drugs

First you should go to GP. Your GP can talk to you about your issues, look carefully into the root of your problems, and help you choose the right therapy for given situation. They will ask you to take consultation from your nearest treatment centre or they may also offer treatment for you. If you're not comfortable speaking to your GP, you might be able to approach your local drug treatment service directly because many drug treatment services accept self-referrals.


On the Frank website, you can look for information about local drug rehab services.

Call 0800 246 1509 if you are not able to find the appropriate help for you. Take help about different choices from our counsellor.


Your Drugs Keyworker

You will be accessed first if you are seen at your local drug treatment service. You will be given a key worker, if you are chosen for treatment. Nurses, doctors or drug workers called as Key Workers. Your keyworker will help you organise the treatment you need and develop a personalised care plan with you, and will be your first point of call throughout your treatment. You're see the keyworker during on one to one treatment sessions.



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Charity And Private Drugs Treatment

There are a lot of private and charity substance abuse rehab organisations that can give provide necessary help that are not a part of the NHS. These voluntary bodies provide numerous community services in addition to providing residential treatment facilities. Outreach and damage reduction services, advisory services, organised daily schedules, aftercare and accommodation support services are all included. Local NHS services are in most cases connected with these organisations.