Even though free rehab does not exist, there are publicly funded facilities that are availed for those individuals who are looking for intense support and demonstrating adequate will and motivation to success at recovery. There are unfortunately a lot of hoops to jump through while funding is very limited.
If you want to go for this option, generally, you are required to devote a certain amount of time in community-based programmes prior to being considered for rehab. This is done to make sure of your drug/alcohol use stabilization prior to being recommended for rehab and to confirm your dedication and readiness to get well.
Recognizing that acceptance is not immediate and there is a long and complicated process to deal with is very important. As indicated below, you will be required to present in several series of dialogues; something which can demand a lot of perseverance.
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.
Accessing Nhs Rehabilitation - The Procedure
This stern process demands a lot of dedication and resolve on your part and you will have to strictly adhere to it.
Although procedures may differ depending on your area of location but it's more or less the same for most offering the same services
Making appointments to see your area alcohol and drug services officers
You'll be given a key worker who'll complete a preliminary evaluation of your suitability for rehabilitation and to find out if you require a detoxification
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 facility also requires you to sit for an interview with them so as to assess you before they can accept you
Drug services and local authority will at this point work to get funds for your rehab
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 rehabilitation as soon as the commencement dates and funding plans are organised and detoxification (if it's needed) has been concluded.