Drug Addiction Getting Help getting-help

How To Get Help

There's a wide range of addiction services that can help if you have a problem with drug. Some are specialist drug facilities run by charities and private organisations and some of these services are provided by the NHS. If you are looking for the NHS drug dependency support service closest to you, you can find it by using service search.

You're able to select suitable treatment method from a variety of choices in a nearby facility location which suit your specific needs and timeframe. You have the same entitlement to care as anyone coming to the NHS for help with any other health problem if you have a problem with drugs.


You can lead a life without drug and stay clean if you get the proper assistance and support.


Where To Get Help For Drugs

Firstly, you should pay a visit to your GP. You've the opportunity to share and discuss the nature of addiction challenge with the GP to get help for the right treatment. It is possible they offer to treat you, or they will suggest you appropriate rehab centre in your vicinity. You're eligible to directly approach most drug treatment services or go through GP referral , whichever way is suits you best to get the outcome you desire.


On the Frank website, you can find information about local drug treatment services.

Call 0800 772 3971 if you are not able to find the appropriate help for you. Some of our advisers can speak to you about different ways of help we can provide you with.


Your Drugs Keyworker

You are going to be evaluated as soon you are getting help from your local treatment centre. You will then be given a key worker if you are assessed suitable for treatment. He can be a doctor, drugs worker or a nurse. 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

Drug treatment is available through NHS and voluntary private drug and alcohol treatment organisations are on hand to assist. Voluntary organisations also offer various community services as well as providing residential rehab centres. Organized outreach programs, physical damage control, counselling and post treatment are essential services available from voluntary organisations. Organisations that do this sort of things will often be connected to NHS services in your area.