Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Barrow-in-Furness

If you’ve found yourself on the Rehab 4 Alcoholism site then you might be looking for help for yourself or someone you love.

If you’re drinking has become a problem and is starting to interfere with your everyday life or your health then it’s time to seek help.

Tackling a drug addiction or any type of substance misuse is not an easy task but with the right support to overcome your addiction, you will find yourself on the way to long-term recovery.

By choosing an alcohol recovery service like our rehab centre you will be setting yourself up for the best chance of success and long-term recovery from your substance misuse issue.

To discuss your options for drug and alcohol rehab in Barrow-in-Furness, please contact our dedicated helpline at 0800 111 4108.

Types of Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Barrow and Furness


Rehab 4 Alcoholism offers alcohol rehab in a residential treatment centre in Barrow and Furness. We are addiction specialists trained to help you get the most from your rehab journey.

Detoxing from alcohol addiction is hard for everyone but for some people depending on the severity of their alcohol use it could be life-threatening.

To make withdrawing from alcohol use as safe as possible our team of medical professionals can administer prescribed medications where appropriate to make your detox safer for you to undertake.

Our aftercare programme is a key part of the treatment we offer to follow on from the initial alcohol rehab process. Having an aftercare programme in place after your initial alcohol rehab allows you to feel secure that the support offered extends far beyond your inpatient rehab treatment.

We offer male-specific counselling and support services within our specialised alcohol rehab for men treatment programme. Men face unique challenges when attempting to recover from an alcohol addiction therefore our specialised support helps them to overcome these challenges and achieve success on their recovery journey.

We offer private rehab services to treat alcohol addiction throughout the UK. By choosing a private rehab to treat your alcohol or drug addiction you are giving yourself access to more treatment options than are available at publicly funded alcohol and drug rehab.

This can only help you and your chances of successfully dealing with your addiction.

How to Identify Alcohol Addiction

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No matter age, race, gender or demographic alcohol addiction can affect anyone. The reason alcohol addiction is present in all areas of society is that it’s a disease and affects people indiscriminately.

Like any disease, it’s unknown why alcohol addiction will affect one person and not another. Those who have dedicated their lives to studying alcohol addiction and its effects are confident that it’s based on a mixture of environmental, behavioural and genetic factors.

When someone has an alcohol addiction or dependence they may place the need to have a drink above all else.

This can include work, family and friends and the commitments they bring. They may also find their physical tolerance has built up and they need to drink more and more to experience the same effects of alcohol that they once did.

Stigma is still an extremely difficult issue for people suffering from alcohol addiction. While overall people are more understanding the reality is that some stigmas around addiction do still exist.

However, it’s important to remember that addiction is a disease which alters our brain chemistry. This alteration makes withdrawing from alcohol extremely dangerous and great care should be taken to manage withdrawal symptoms.

If you need help understanding more about alcohol addiction we have information that can help.

To discuss your options for drug and alcohol rehab in Barrow-in-Furness, please contact our dedicated helpline at 0800 111 4108.

How Can I Tell if I have an Alcohol Addiction?

It may be overwhelmingly clear to you that you are experiencing an issue when it comes to alcohol use but how do you know that issue has turned into an alcohol addiction?

The biggest sign that you have an alcohol addiction is your drinking impacts your everyday life. If friends or family members have become concerned and are commenting on your alcohol use then that’s normally a good reason to evaluate whether your drinking is a problem.

Raising the issue of alcohol addiction to friends and family isn’t easy, if someone raises this issue with you it’s likely a real concern for them.

If your drinking is causing issues with your work, family life and health then it’s safe to say your alcohol use may be a problem and you should seek help.

Finding and accepting help for your alcohol use is a very personal decision. Only you can decide whether your alcohol use is an alcohol addiction for which you need to find help.

The CAGE test is a useful tool which can help you identify if your alcohol use is a problem or not. Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Have you considered cutting down on your alcohol intake?
  • Do you ever get annoyed when someone makes a comment about how much you drink?
  • Have you experienced guilt where alcohol is concerned?
  • Has there ever been an instance where you have taken an eye-opener drink – as a way of getting rid of a hangover?

If your answer is yes to even one of these questions then the likelihood of you having an alcohol addiction could be as high as 75%. It’s likely if you have identified yourself as having an alcohol addiction that you will need support to quit drinking and get on the road to recovery.

Learn more about the alcohol rehab options in Barrow-in-Furness.

Alcohol Detox in Barrow-in-Furness

The dictionary defines detox as abstaining from or ridding the body of toxic or unhealthy substances.

From the point of view of recovery service, we are referring to alcohol detox as the process of stopping drinking entirely in someone who had been drinking at heavy levels.

However, alcohol detox is not as simple as it might sound. Someone who has been drinking heavily, whether that be over a long or short amount of time, should not stop drinking suddenly without the input of a medical expert.

Detoxing from alcohol for those who are in the midst of alcohol addiction can be dangerous. During an alcohol detox, the first step the body goes through is ridding the body of the alcohol that is already present.

During the second stage where the alcohol level has dropped then the central nervous system is not suppressed any longer.

The central nervous system has to start working normally again but long-term alcohol use trains the nervous system to work harder to compensate for the depressant effects of alcohol. It’s a huge adjustment for the CNS when alcohol use is stopped suddenly.

Some other symptoms that people experience during alcohol detox include:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Anxiety
  • Headache or migraine
  • Restlessness
  • Insomnia
  • Sweating
  • Irritability

After the initial 24 hours and up to 72 hours after the last drink, people may experience the following often dangerous symptoms:

  • Uncontrollable tremors
  • Lack of physical coordination
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart palpitations
  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • Hallucinations
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures

This initial detox phase is the first step in our robust alcohol detox programme which we hope will help you on your journey to recovery.

Attempting to undertake an alcohol detox on your own can be extremely dangerous. A medical detox is one which is undertaken with the support of supervision by medical experts and often with the use of prescribed medications to limit the effects of dangerous side effects.

Once you have completed the detox phase in a safe way under the supervision of our team and alcohol is out of your system the specialised treatments and therapy sessions can begin.

If you choose a residential rehabilitation facility your care will be 24 hours a day. With constant support and input from our expert team to help you achieve your goals of overcoming your alcohol addiction.

Our comprehensive rehab programme in one of our private rehab centres offers an unparalleled treatment service to our patients which is made individually to their own needs and the level of support needed.

To discuss your options for drug and alcohol rehab in Barrow-in-Furness, please contact our dedicated helpline at 0800 111 4108.

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Treated at Alcohol Rehab in Barrow-in-Furness

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Throughout the UK the issue of alcohol addiction is one that affects many people.

As mentioned further up the page when someone who has been using alcohol heavily stops altogether they will find the onset of withdrawal symptoms come on relatively quickly.

The symptoms those going through alcohol withdrawal will experience are both physical and mental. These symptoms can present in anyone no matter how long they have been heavily using alcohol.

The amount and severity of these symptoms will differ from one person to the next.

For those who have a serious alcohol dependency, withdrawal symptoms are likely and in the worst-case scenario can be dangerous to life-threatening.

In the human body, alcohol acts as a depressant. When someone has been drinking heavily their body will be used to the depressant effects of alcohol on their system.

The central nervous system is used to functioning this way so when the presence of alcohol is suddenly removed, the body and CNS go through a huge shock adjusting. This results in dangerous withdrawal symptoms.

Residential Drug Rehab & Alcohol Rehab in Barrow-in-Furness


The high level of alcohol consumption across Europe is a public health issue. Europe in fact has the highest per capita consumption of alcohol of all regions globally, and the highest level of alcohol-related harm. [1]

Overcoming an alcohol addiction or drug addiction is no easy task but with the right plan in place and the help of our alcohol rehab centres you can find the help you need to overcome your addiction and begin your journey to recovery.

Residential rehab is one of the best options for those looking to safely and successfully detox and overcome their alcohol addiction.

Fully staffed with trained professionals, experts and medics our residential rehab facility is, without a doubt, the best place to begin your rehab journey.

You will live in the residential rehab facility in Barrow-in-Furness for a time period between 14 days and 6 months, this will depend on the type and amount of support you need to overcome your addiction.

By undergoing the detox part of your inpatient rehab in a residential rehab you are making the detox process safer for you to complete.

The detox phase will never be easy but again by going through the process in a residential facility the process may be slightly less difficult because the level of support you receive will impact massively on your success.

If you need medication to safely detox we can provide this and all of the medical support this entails.

Once the alcohol detox is complete and you no longer have alcohol in your system the therapy and counselling can start almost immediately.

Receiving drug abuse or alcohol abuse counselling at a live-in facility allows you to have a far higher success rate than those that choose to remain at home to recover from their addiction.

Removing yourself for a set period of time from the stresses, strains and triggers of everyday life allows you the best chance to recover and overcome your alcohol addiction.

Learn more about residential rehab and why it could be the best option for you or a loved one.

To discuss your options for drug and alcohol rehab in Barrow-in-Furness, please contact our dedicated helpline at 0800 111 4108.

Alcohol Rehab for Men in Barrow-in-Furness

It is absolutely true that alcohol addiction affects both men and women. What isn’t the case is that the same treatment benefits both sexes with the same success.

At Rehab 4 Alcoholism we have curated a programme of support designed solely for men to help them tackle their alcohol addiction.

Our alcohol rehab for men utilises male-specific counselling and treatments designed by addiction specialists to offer the biggest benefit and chances of success to male rehab patients.

Reach out to us today if you know a man who could benefit from our addiction rehab for men.

Treatment Options during Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Barrow-in-Furness


We have numerous treatment options at Rehab 4 Alcoholism designed to treat alcohol addiction in Barrow-in-Furness.

Types of treatment we recommend include:

Cognitive behavioural therapy can be used for those struggling with addictive behaviours and is an extremely effective treatment option.

The NHS explains 2 “CBT is based on the concept that your thoughts, feelings, physical sensations and actions are interconnected, and that negative thoughts and feelings can trap you in a vicious cycle.”

This type of therapy is used to treat a whole host of mental health issues and our team will be able to advise if this is the right type of treatment for you.

One of our holistic therapies which has proven to be very successful is known as equine therapy. During these therapy sessions, you will work with horses doing routine care tasks. Instead of focusing purely on addiction this holistic therapy helps to treat the mind, body and soul instead of.

We also offer something referred to as intervention. During alcohol intervention counselling you will work you’ll be working closely with a counsellor to stop drinking in a safe way, manage cravings and understand your triggers.

Sessions will last 8-12 weeks and delve into past experiences helping you to manage these difficult emotions. Your therapist may use role-playing scenarios to help you create coping techniques to manage your triggers successfully.

The hope is that after alcohol intervention counselling you will be free from your addiction and can go on to live a healthy, happy life.

Self-help groups and family therapy sessions are other treatment options to help you overcome your addiction.

Intensive outpatient therapy allows the person to stay at home throughout their rehab and attend treatment programmes each day for a set amount of time. This treatment option may not be suitable for everyone.

To discuss your options for drug and alcohol rehab in Barrow-in-Furness, please contact our dedicated helpline at 0800 111 4108.

Aftercare when Receiving Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Barrow-in-Furness

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Once you have completed your rehab with Rehab 4 Alcoholism you are not left on your own without any support. We believe the best way to stay in recovery and not relapse is by having a good aftercare programme of support in place.

We incorporate relapse prevention techniques into therapy sessions the following detoxification. These techniques include identifying your triggers and learning how to deal with them as and when they occur.

We have a helpline set up to help you if relapse occurs allowing you to seek help quickly as and when you need it. Your family will also be included in your journey allowing them to identify and support you through relapses.

Rehab FAQs for Drug Rehab & Alcohol Rehab in Barrow-in-Furness

For a full list of FAQs regarding drug and alcohol rehab in Barrow-in-Furness, you can refer to our Rehab FAQs.

Read through the FAQ section carefully to make sure you don’t miss any key information. If you require further information, contact our advisors today and for free at 0800 111 4108.

Alternatively, you may also contact us through this website and a member of our team will respond shortly.


[1] https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/delivering-better-oral-health-an-evidence-based-toolkit-for-prevention/chapter-12-alcohol

[2] https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/talking-therapies-medicine-treatments/talking-therapies-and-counselling/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-cbt/overview/

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