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Residential Rehab in Essex

At The Lighthouse Clinic residential rehab in Essex, we provide inpatient treatment for all types of addictions to help you break away from cycles of addiction and harmful behaviours. Residential treatment allows you to make rapid progress while also providing an opportunity to create a strong support network. The residential setting will allow you to concentrate on behavioural adjustments that lead to insight and new perspectives, ultimately leading you down the road to recovery.

Residential vs Outpatient Addiction Treatment

When seeking addiction treatment, one of the key decisions to make is whether to opt for residential or outpatient treatment. Both options have their own set of advantages and considerations.

Outpatient rehab treatment allows individuals to live at home while attending therapy sessions and receiving treatment during scheduled appointments. This option provides more flexibility for those who have work or family commitments that they cannot leave for an extended time.

Residential addiction treatment, also known as inpatient treatment, involves staying at a private treatment centre for a certain period. This allows individuals to receive round-the-clock care and support in a structured environment. It is especially beneficial for those with severe addiction issues or co-occurring mental health disorders. Other advantages of inpatient addiction treatment include:

A safe and supportive environment: Inpatient addiction treatment provides a safe and supportive environment for individuals to focus on their recovery. The residential setting removes them from the triggers and temptations of their everyday life, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in the treatment process.

Round-the-clock care: Inpatient rehab offers round-the-clock care and support from a team of experienced professionals. This includes medical staff, therapists, counsellors, and support staff who are available 24/7. This level of support can be crucial for individuals with severe substance misuse issues or co-occurring mental health disorders.

Structured schedule: Inpatient addiction treatment follows a structured daily schedule that includes various therapy sessions, counselling, group activities, and holistic treatments. This structure provides individuals with a routine and helps them develop healthy habits and coping strategies.

In addition to the advantages mentioned above, inpatient addiction treatment offers several other benefits that can greatly support individuals on their journey to recovery.

Firstly, being in a private facility provides individuals with a break from their everyday lives and environments. This separation allows them to focus solely on their recovery without distractions or temptations that may hinder progress. It creates a space where individuals can fully commit to their treatment and begin to heal.

Inpatient addiction treatment also offers a higher level of accountability. Being in a residential facility means that individuals have constant supervision and support. This can help prevent relapse and provide the necessary guidance for individuals to stay on track with their recovery goals.

Additionally, inpatient rehab provides a comprehensive approach to treatment. It offers a range of therapies and interventions that address not only the physical aspects of addiction but also the psychological, emotional, and social factors that contribute to substance abuse. This holistic approach ensures that individuals receive the necessary support and tools to overcome their addiction and maintain long-term recovery.

Furthermore, inpatient drug addiction treatment provides a community of peers who are going through similar struggles. This sense of camaraderie and understanding can be incredibly beneficial in conquering a drug addiction.

What to Expect When You Come to The LightHouse Residential Rehab in Essex

Stage One: When needed, your treatment will begin with a detox under medical supervision to cleanse your body of any substances, ease withdrawal symptoms and conquer any physical dependence on substances. This generally lasts between three to five days.

Stage Two: Once you have completed the detox period, you will share a room with another client within the main building and start your addiction treatment programme. This will consist of structured days, with counselling, group therapy, workshops, and recreational activities.

During this time, family and friends can visit and family counselling sessions can also be arranged. Many of our clients find real comfort from the close sense of community and support they receive from our caring addiction treatment specialists and other rehab clients, who understand the challenges individuals can face during the recovery process.

Stage Three: When you leave The Lighthouse and return home, we will continue to support you. In addition to our free aftercare and weekly group meetings as part of our New Way To Live scheme, we will assist you in finding a mentor who can support you on your recovery journey. You can also continue with addiction treatment at our London rehab clinic (for an additional charge) if more support is needed or if you need to leave residential treatment due to work or family commitments.

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0800 170 1222

Why Choose Step By Step Recovery?

We believe that staying at our Essex rehab will give most of our clients an increased chance of long-term recovery without a relapse. We also appreciate that the cost of attending residential rehab and taking a four-week or more extended break from employment and family obligations offers additional challenges.

Our team can provide free advice about the cost of attending our residential rehab in Essex and alternative outpatient addiction treatment options.  We can keep our fees lower than many other residential rehab centres by providing shared rooms at our residential rehab.

The members of our team can provide free information on the costs of attending our residential rehab in Essex and other outpatient addiction treatment options. However, certain elements contribute to the cost of staying at our private rehab centre in Essex. These include our high staff-to-client ratio, the types of counselling and therapy we offer, the nutritional meals we prepare fresh every day, and our personalised addiction treatment programmes.

What Makes The Lighthouse Rehab Clinic in Essex Different?

  • Fully Residential
  • Around-the-clock care
  • Medical detox unit
  • Extended family support
  • A comprehensive aftercare programme
  • Nutritional food cooked by our in-house chefs catering to your specific dietary requirements
  • Outstanding quality of care
  • Highly experienced team

Our counsellors create an individualised addiction treatment plan based on each client’s specific factors. We review your unique circumstances and struggles, and we provide various evidence-based therapies, including: 

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT)
  • Psychotherapy
  • One-to-one counselling
  • Holistic therapies
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Relapse prevention therapy.

Your rehabilitation is not over when you leave our Essex rehab clinic. If you stay for four weeks (or longer), you will receive lifetime access to weekly in-person group therapy sessions at The Lighthouse Clinic. 

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

Admitting you have a problem with addiction is never easy. Understanding some of the fundamental signs and symptoms of addiction might assist you in recognising behaviour that may indicate you have a substance abuse disorder (SUD).

We believe everyone deserves to be free from the pain of addiction. If you recognise any signs and symptoms below, please use this tool to find your local NHS addiction treatment services or contact us for free advice about addiction treatment at our Essex rehab clinic. 

  • Feeling as if you do not have control over how much and how often you use drugs or alcohol
  • Suffering from withdrawal symptoms that subside when you take drugs or alcohol
  • Inability to stop thinking about and planning how to obtain and use drugs or alcohol
  • Losing interest in social activities or hobbies you used to enjoy
  • Only wanting to spend time with people who also use drugs and/or alcohol
  • Not caring about your personal hygiene
  • Finding it difficult to manage daily tasks, such as collecting your children from school or doing laundry
  • Skipping meals and using drugs and/or alcohol instead of eating
  • Using money for essential bills to buy drugs and/or alcohol

Where to find The Lighthouse Residential Rehab Clinic in Essex

Our Essex rehab location is by appointment only.

Call us now for help

0800 170 1222

Addiction Treatment FAQ

Addiction treatment for dependence is as critical as it is for addiction. Once you develop signs of dependence, you are considered an addict and will be diagnosed with substance use disorder (SUD), even if you do not have withdrawal symptoms. The only difference is that you may not require a medically assisted detox as part of your addiction treatment if you do not experience withdrawal symptoms. 

Yes, it is possible to have a medically assisted detox that you complete at home. This can work for some people who have a close support structure and someone who can remain with them until the detox is complete. If you cannot afford a private residential rehab, you can contact your GP or NHS addiction service to ask about getting a referral for an outpatient detox programme.

To provide you with sufficient time to learn the skills and tools you need to avoid relapse and adjust to life without drugs and/or alcohol, four weeks is generally the recommended minimum stay at a private residential rehab. 

Although entering a fast detox clinic for a medically assisted detox can be very tempting, the relapse rate is much higher. Unfortunately, numerous clients who have stayed at The Lighthouse have tried rapid detox treatment and relapsed before finally coming to us.

If you are seeking rehabilitation for drug or alcohol addiction in Essex but cannot afford a private rehab facility, there are still several options available to you. Here are some alternatives that can help you receive the necessary support and treatment:

NHS Services: The National Health Service (NHS) provides free addiction treatment through its various programs. You can start by contacting your local NHS Trust or your GP, who can provide you with information and referrals to addiction treatment services in your area.

Support groups: Joining a support group can be a valuable resource for individuals seeking addiction treatment. Support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) provide a supportive community of individuals who understand the challenges of addiction and can offer guidance and encouragement.

Self-help resources: There are numerous self-help resources available that can provide information, strategies, and support for individuals seeking to overcome addiction. Books, online forums, and websites dedicated to recovery can offer valuable tools and guidance on your journey to sobriety.

Permanent recovery from addiction is possible. If you’re looking for outpatient or residential addiction treatment near London, we are here to provide free advice. Please complete our online assessment form or call our understanding team on 0800 170 1222 to learn more about our bespoke addiction treatment programmes.

Why choose Step by Step?

Treatment for addiction

Where to find us

Our Essex rehab location, by appointment only.