Even if free rehab isn't offered, some government-funded organizations are sometimes given as an option to individuals who need intensive assistance and those who manifest enough determination and drive to be well. They are not very well financed and involve a lot of bureaucracy.
You will normally spend a period of time in community-based treatment before accessing rehab, in case you choose to pursue this option. 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 essential to remember that direct accessibility isn't very likely; in fact, the procedure can even be a long and difficult one. You will have to go to many interviews and have a lot of persistence, as we will show you below.
Port of Call are unable to speed up this process, however we're glad to assist you to locate rehabilitation services in your local neighbourhood.
The Steps To Accessing Rehab At Nhs
You are to go through a stringent and tough process which calls for serious commitment and determination.
Depending on the area you live you may find a difference between process, but they are usually along these lines
Making appointments to see your area alcohol and drug services officers
You will be given a key worker that will determine whether you require detox and will proceed with the primary evaluation of your fitness for rehab
You'll be evaluated by a local drugs service/local authority social services care manager (this is a community care evaluation to see if you satisfy the local authority's eligibility standards for residential treatment)
The rehab may as well conduct an interview and do their own evaluation before you can begin
The next step will be to secure funding for your rehab place that is performed by the local authority and drug service
Where detox is necessary first, the key worker advices on good options and timelines which will be aligned to the date you are to begin your rehab
As soon as the financial planning and start dates have been arranged and detox, if necessary, has been finished, you can already proceed to rehab.