Priory Hospital Woodbourne in Birmingham - Private alcohol and drug rehab

  • Evidence-based addiction treatment
  • Highly qualified team
  • Free addiction assessment
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About this location

Priory Hospital Woodbourne, located in a peaceful and picturesque suburb of South West Birmingham, provides expert treatment for a range of addictions, including alcohol, drugs and support for behavioural addictions.

Our specialist addiction facility, The Manor Ward, is where our team deliver exceptional levels of treatment and care to our patients. We pride ourselves on placing you at the heart of your recovery journey, helping you to achieve the best possible outcomes. All treatment is tailored to your individual needs and structured within National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines.

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Priory Hospital Woodbourne 21 Woodbourne Road Edgbaston Birmingham West Midlands B17 8BY

We take the safety and experience of our patients and residents extremely seriously. We have an action plan in place that is well progressed and we are monitoring for the embedding of those actions.

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Our services

At Priory Hospital Woodbourne, our addiction treatment specialists recognise that all forms of addiction can have a negative impact on your psychological and physical health. We deliver high quality treatment for a wide range of substance and behavioural addictions, including alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, internet, porn and shopping addictions.

Our 28-day residential addiction treatment programme includes:

  • Free, no obligation addiction assessment
  • 7-10 day medically assisted detoxification for drug and alcohol addictions, if this is required
  • 1:1 therapy and group therapy
  • Access to local 12-step support groups
  • Free aftercare for 12 months following treatment
  • Free family support for 12 months following treatment

All therapy delivered as part of Woodbourne’s addiction treatment programme is consultant-led, with input from our expert team of addiction therapists and support staff. Addiction therapy sessions help you to explore the underlying causes for your addiction, understand the triggers for your addictive behaviours and learn to manage your cravings and urges. We can also provide support for co-occurring mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, anger management issues and bereavement.

You don’t have to be defined by your addiction; expert help is available and you’re in safe hands at Priory Hospital Woodbourne.

At Woodbourne, we're committed to your ongoing recovery, which is why we offer free aftercare for 12 months to everyone who completes our 28-day addiction treatment programme.

During aftercare, we'll give you access to a range of resources and ongoing networking assistance, to help you in your recovery and reduce the chances of relapse.

Our free addiction assessment

We offer a free addiction assessment for you to discuss your challenges with one of our experts, supporting you to start your recovery. Speak to a specialist:

  • Face-to-face
  • Over the phone

We offer a range of therapeutic techniques, delivered by highly trained addiction therapists, as part of our inpatient treatment. These take place on a one-to-one basis once a week, and as part of a group therapy programme, delivered over 5 days of the week.

Our therapies include:

If you are looking for mental health support, our sister site, Priory Hospital Barnt Green, specialises in mental health treatments for a range of conditions.

Treatment at Barnt Green is tailored to your specific needs, ensuring the best possible outcomes. Whether you’re with us as an inpatient, outpatient or a day care patient, you’ll be provided with every opportunity you need to make a strong recovery and return to a positive way of life.

The world class team at Priory Hospital Barnt Green comprises consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and various other mental health professionals, each possessing extensive expertise in treating a whole range of mental health issues.

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We also understand that improving patients’ general sense of wellbeing can help them in their recovery journey. That’s why we also provide a number of wellbeing activities, helping you to stay healthy in mind, body and spirit while you’re with us. These include:

Yoga, Tai Chi and Shiatsu classes
Fitness groups
Seasonal ward activities
Menu planning
Sleep hygiene and management

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Addiction treatment programme

Our psychiatrists and therapists in Birmingham

At Priory Hospital Woodbourne, our team of highly qualified psychiatrists and therapists are dedicated to providing exceptional care and personalised treatment plans for a range of addictions, including alcohol and drug rehab, ensuring the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Frequently asked questions

Here, you will find some commonly asked questions about Priory Hospital Woodbourne.

Will I get my own room?

Yes, as part of our inpatient treatment programme, you'll have your own en-suite room to stay in.

The Manor Ward comprises a total of nine single-occupancy bedrooms, complete with en-suite facilities as well as a television and telephone, providing the utmost comfort and privacy to our patients.

How do mealtimes work?

Here at Priory Hospital Woodbourne, we'll provide your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. As you’ll have quite a busy timetable, we have meals at set times.

These are:

  • Breakfast – from 8am
  • Lunch – 12.30pm
  • Dinner – 5.30pm

If you have any dietary requirements or allergies, please inform the ward staff so that we can accommodate your needs.

Can I have visitors?

Yes, we encourage all patients to keep in contact with their loved ones and encourage them to visit when they can.

Monday to Friday, we can accommodate visitors from 5pm to 9pm, and at weekends, we can be more flexible due to relaxed timetables. Speak with the ward staff when you would like visitors and they can make the appropriate arrangements for you.

What specialists work at Priory Hospital Woodbourne?

The specialist team at Priory Hospital Woodbourne consists of renowned experts in a number of areas, each of whom brings extensive experience to our services. Our team is comprised of:

  • Consultant psychiatrists
  • Therapists
  • Mental health nurses

Our highly qualified team offer a diverse skill set, and are able to speak multiple languages.

How much does treatment cost?

There are two ways you can pay to receive expert addiction treatment at Priory Hospital Woodbourne:

  1. Self-paying – this means that you pay for your treatment yourself
  2. Payment via private medical insurance – we are a registered and approved provider for all of the UK’s leading private medical insurers, including Vitality, Cigna International, WPA, and Healix

For more information on self-funding your treatment or using your private medical insurance to pay for our services, call us today on 0800 787 0671 or visit our fees and funding page.

Are there any NHS services at Priory Hospital Woodbourne?

Priory Hospital Woodbourne also provides a specialist psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU), an adult acute mental health service (for people aged 18 to 25) and an adult eating disorder service, in partnership with the NHS. For more information on our NHS services, visit our Priory Hospital Woodbourne NHS services page.

What if I'm in crisis?

Priory’s customer service team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that people 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 people in need of immediate assistance, including providing access to medically assisted detoxification for drug and alcohol addictions, where required. Visit our crisis support page for more information.

How to find us

Our address is: Priory Hospital Woodbourne, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY.

You can reach us:

By car

We are located in Edgbaston in South West Birmingham, just off the A456. If you enter our postcode into a sat nav, this will bring you to us.

By bus

The numbers 11A, 11C, 13A, 80, 9 and X10 bus lines stop near to Priory Hospital Woodbourne. The nearest bus stop to us is Gillhurst Rd which is a 3-minute walk away.

By train

The closest train stations to us are Five Ways, University, Smethwick Galton Bridge and The Hawthorns, operated by West Midlands Railway. All four are a short taxi ride away.

Why Priory?

Care and quality

We provide treatment that adheres to NICE guidelines.

Flexible payment options

We offer flexible payment options for patients, including inpatient, day care and outpatient packages.

Expert clinicians

We work with world class clinicians who are experts in their fields.

Patient pathways

Our teams create seamless pathways to help when stepping down from inpatient care to day care and outpatient treatment.

What our patients say...

At Woodbourne, the experience of the people we support is central to the delivery of our services, and the ongoing focus of our team.

would recommend our addiction service to a friend
of addiction patients feel the support offered has helped their recovery
of patients feel that staff are caring and supportive
of patients felt their privacy and dignity were respected

Private medical insurance

We are a registered and approved provider for all of the UK's leading private medical insurers. All of the services that we offer at Priory can be funded through private medical insurance. This includes:

  • Mental health treatment
  • Addiction treatment
  • Eating disorder treatment

All clients will have access to our highly skilled and accredited clinicians, many of whom are published experts in their fields of treatment. Whatever your requirements, we are committed to working with you to get your life back on track.

Registered and approved provider

We are a registered and approved provider for all of the UK's leading private medical insurers.

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