Getting Help

Getting Help

There are lots of good resources around the world:



FRANK is a national drug education service jointly established by the Department of Health and Home Office of the British government in 2003. It is intended to reduce the use of both legal and illegal drugs by educating teenagers and adolescents about the potential effects of drugs and alcohol. It has run many media campaigns on, radio and the internet.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) leads the Nation in scientific research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. It supports and conducts research across a broad range of disciplines, including genetics, functional neuroimaging, social neuroscience, prevention, medication and behavioral therapies, and health services.

Online Resources; If you or your loved one are struggling with a drug addiction, help is available. When you’re working to overcome a drug problem, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. There are resources across the world that are designed specifically for individuals and loved ones impacted by the harmful effects of drugs. With the guidance of these organizations, you will have the tools for living a healthy and drug-free life.

Priory – Drug rehabilitation and addiction treatment options

Addiction can often be misunderstood and the social stigmas involved make it difficult to accept a problem. Priory sees beyond the moral dilemma and respects anyone who can take the first step in contacting us for help. The Priory has helped thousands of people to overcome their addiction to drugs through our drug rehab programme.

Whether you are struggling with a cocaine addiction, heroin addiction or any other substance, Priory is well-placed to offer you high quality drug treatment and support. We understand that seeking help is a difficult step but our non-confrontational approach will help you regain control.

Below is an outline of the rehabilitation and drug treatment options Priory offers. Detoxification (detox) and psychotherapy are among the options used to treat drug dependency. Our Addiction Therapy Programmes (ATP) are usually abstinence-based and our experts also treat underlying causes of addictive behaviours as well as the presenting issue.

To ensure you feel as comfortable as possible on your journey to recovery, Priory offers a free initial addiction assessment with an experienced therapist at all of our addiction treatment hospitals and clinics, to help you discuss your addiction in confidence.

Your Primary Care Physician/GP
When you’re ready to get help your primary care physician can help you find the right treatment to fit your needs. Your physician knows about your medical history and understands the best options for your recovery. A health provider can not only diagnose addiction, but can refer you to top-rated rehab facilities and walk you through the recovery process.

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