Location and Profile
This treatment facility is located in Sunderland. They offer a four week intensive program or 12 week comprehensive program for people trying to break away from addiction. This facility is well resourced to ensure that clients get all that they need to begin rebuilding their life. They are also able to offer methadone/subutex stabilisation programs.
- General Substance abuse
- Opiate abuse
- Benzodiazepine abuse
- Stimulant abuse
- Prescription medication addiction
- Subutex stabilisation
- Methadone stabilisation
- Dual diagnosis
The staff members at this centre are committed to providing a unique service that can really make a different to the lives of their clients. The unique attributes of the individual is always respected, and the aim is to help the individual find a path that will lead them to lasting sobriety. The team view it as their job to provide a protective and nurturing environment for clients.
There are 34 single rooms available at this facility and 14 of these are dedicated to people who will be going through detox. This rehab has been purpose built to accommodate people dealing with addiction, and a good deal of effort is made to ensure that the environment is comfortable. All the rooms come with en suite facilities. The building is surrounded by landscaped gardens. There are a number of lounges and TV rooms, and other areas where residents will be able to engage in different activities – there is also a gym. This rehab is on the outskirts of Sunderland, but it is close to most amenities in the city.
The Treatment Team
There is a 24 hour nursing care service provided at this facility. Other vital members of the team include:
- Unit medical officer
- Support staff
The Treatment Program
The initial focus of the treatment program is to ensure that the individual makes is safely through detox. There are also efforts made to ensure that this is as comfortable a process as possible. A medical and nursing regime is used for symptom management. Once the individual has made it through detox the next stage is to prepare them for sober living. This means involvement in an intensive training program that involves therapy and skills training. The aim here is to give the individual a strong base on which they will be able to build the rest of their life.
Best Suited For
This facility is able to treat males and females over the age of eighteen years of age. They will be able to accept clients with mild mental health problems so long as addiction is their primary problem. It is permissible for clients to be on prescribed anti depression or anti psychotic medication during their stay.
All of the rooms in this facility have full disabled access. There is also wheelchair access for the whole building.