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Specialist addiction treatment and rehabilitation centre in Bristol

Situated within a beautiful Grade II listed building, and located within a peaceful area of Bristol, Priory Hospital Bristol is a high quality addiction rehab hospital. Our specialist addiction treatment team are able to provide evidence-based treatment and counselling for a broad range of addictions including alcohol, drugs and broader behavioural addictions, delivered as part of our intensive inpatient treatment programme. We also offer a comprehensive, medically assisted withdrawal detoxification (detox) process for substance addictions, if this is required.

We are still able to offer expert inpatient addiction treatment during this time and many of our addiction services, including our free addiction assessment, are now taking place online or over the phone. For more information on Priory’s approach to addiction treatment during the current COVID-19 outbreak, please access our dedicated page.

The addiction treatment that we offer at Bristol is tailored to the needs of each individual who seeks support with us, and structured within robust National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines. Our highly skilled multidisciplinary team, consisting of psychiatrists, therapists, nurses and other addiction specialists, are committed to delivering a personalised programme of care to each and every one of our patients, ensuring that you are placed at the centre of the addiction rehab and recovery process, in order to produce the best possible outcomes for you as an individual.

28 day addiction treatment programme in Bristol

Addiction treatment at Priory Hospital Bristol takes place as part of our intensive 28-day residential treatment programme. During your stay with us, you will be able to address the physical side of your addiction if appropriate, via our detox process, before commencing with a structured programme of group and individual therapy. Ultimately, our aim is to empower you to become physically stable, address the underlying causes and triggers for your addiction, improve your self-esteem and take steps towards a full and sustainable recovery.

Our comprehensive, abstinence-based Addiction Treatment Programme is underpinned by the renowned 12-Step addiction treatment model. The 12-Step approach was first pioneered by the organisation Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and focuses on your motivation to change your addictive behaviours and negative thought patterns, whilst also drawing upon elements of spirituality within the treatment and rehabilitation journey. The 12-Step philosophy is used worldwide in the treatment of all forms of addiction, with proven results and success.

Substance and behavioural addictions can have a hugely negative impact on all areas of your life, and can cause a whole host of long-term problems, affecting you physically, psychologically and socially. However, the good news is that addictions are treatable and it’s possible for you to make a full and lasting recovery from these destructive conditions.

Free, no-obligation addiction assessment

At Bristol, we recognise that it can be a daunting and overwhelming prospect to seek support for your addiction. That’s why we offer a free, no-obligation addiction assessment with one of our experts, enabling you to discuss your needs, concerns and options in a discreet and confidential manner, prior to commencing addiction treatment with us. Our addiction assessment provides you with the chance to:

  • Meet with a member of our specialist addiction treatment team
  • Discuss your unique addiction and the challenges that you are facing
  • Begin to explore the underlying causes and triggers for your addictive behaviours
  • Discuss the impact that your addiction is having on your life and the lives of your loved ones
  • Ask any questions that you may have on Bristol’s Addiction Treatment Programme
  • Take a look around our beautiful hospital site and meet our expert addiction treatment team

Ultimately, the aim of our addiction assessment is to put your mind at ease and help you to develop an understanding of the journey that you will be taking towards a healthy, fulfilling and addiction-free life.

“Thank you so much for the support given to me. To have everything overseen and know that everyone shared all relevant info was very reassuring. [The team] was fantastic, very friendly, professional and easy to talk to. Thank you to the whole team at the facility.”

- Former Patient at Priory Hospital Bristol

Free aftercare for 12 months

At Bristol, we are dedicated to your ongoing recovery and as such, we provide free aftercare for 12 months for all individuals who complete a 28-day Addiction Treatment Programme with us. Our aftercare programme is facilitated by our therapists and includes support groups, access to 12-Step fellowship meetings and continuing networking assistance.

What addictions are treated at Priory Hospital Bristol?

At Bristol, we are able to provide expert treatment for a wide range of substance and behavioural addictions.

Alcohol addiction rehab in Bristol

Alcohol addiction, which is also referred to as ‘alcoholism’ or ‘alcohol use disorder’, develops as a result of consuming alcohol in an excessive manner, to the extent that you become both physically and psychologically dependent on alcohol in order to function effectively on a daily basis. Without comprehensive alcohol addiction treatment, alcoholism can result in a whole host of devastating physical and psychological problems, and can even be fatal.

Drug addiction rehab in Bristol

Drug addiction is characterised by repeatedly administering or taking drugs, whether these are legal prescription drugs, or illegal substances such as cocaine, heroin or ecstasy. Regardless of the type of drug addiction that you have developed, continued use of these substances can soon become a serious problem and can lead to a range of severe long-term consequences.

Other behavioural addictions that we are able to treat at Bristol include:

In addition, we understand that addictions can often go hand in hand with other mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Our multidisciplinary team are also able to deliver treatment and counselling for dual diagnoses and multiple presenting issues, in order to tackle the underlying causes of your addictive behaviours, as well as the addiction itself.

If you are searching for "addiction treatment near me", then the Priory Hospital Bristol can help.  

Crisis care at Priory

Priory’s customer service team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that those in crisis can be signposted to the best possible support, as quickly as possible. The specialist teams at our residential facilities can help to stabilise those in need of immediate assistance, including providing access to medically assisted withdrawal detoxification for drug and alcohol addictions, where required. Call us today on: 0800 144 8969

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For details of how Priory can provide you with assistance regarding addiction treatment and rehabilitation, please call 0800 144 8969 or click here to book a FREE ADDICTION ASSESSMENT. For professionals looking to make a referral, please click here

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