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Starting Alcohol Addiction Treatment at Life Works

How to start your recovery at Life Works

alcohol addiction treatment The process of starting alcohol addition treatment is simply and easy to understand. Your enquiry will connect you with one of our alcohol addiction admissions professional who will discuss your situation and the issues that you are facing right now. 

Our admissions professionals will then ask you a number of questions about your addiction that will help to assess your needs. Our admissions professionals will also be able to address any concerns or queries you may have around alcohol addiction rehabilitation.

This service is completely free, discreet and non-judgemental. Anything that you share with us will be in total confidence. Take the first step today, call us on 0800 081 0700 or fill in our contact form.

What happens next?

The next step in starting alcohol addition treatment is for you to complete a pre-screening assessment. We can do this with you over the phone or you can come to Life Works alcohol rehabilitation centre and meet with one of our counsellors in person. During the pre-screening assessment, we will discuss in more detail the alcohol issues that you feel you need support with and the best alcohol rehabilitation options for you.

If you wish to come in for alcohol addiction treatment after your pre-screening, we will arrange for you to come in for a comprehensive assessment covering key medical, psychiatric and psychological issues with one of our dedicated primary counsellors.

What will happen when I admit for treatment at Life Works?

When starting alcohol addiction treatment at Life Works, you will be met by our admissions team who will welcome you and answer any last minute questions you may have.

You will also meet the nursing team who will undertake an initial medical risk assessment of you. At this point you can tell us about any medications you are currently taking including the name of the medication, the dosage and frequency administered, as well as the name of the physician who prescribed the medication.

To make sure you come prepared and know what to expect, we have compiled the following information booklet that will help you in planning your stay with Life Works alcohol rehabilitation centre. Download PDF.

Once the medical assessment is completed, we will then introduce you to your primary counsellor who will work with you personally throughout your stay with us.

We will also assign a ‘buddy’ to you. Your buddy will show you where things are and help you settle into Life Works.

If you are ready to start your recovery, Life Works alcohol rehabilitation centre is here to help. You can call us right now at 0800 081 0700 or fill out our contact form.

What will treatment be like?

Many individuals who admit to Life Works feel anxiety or fear about what alcohol rehabilitation will be like.
To ease your concerns and help you understand what to expect from your treatment, below is an outline of a typical day at Life Works:

08:00-08:30

Breakfast

09:00-12:15

Therapeutic groups and activities

12:15-13:15

Lunch

13:15-14:00

Accompanied walk

14:00-18:00

Therapeutic groups and activities

18:00-19:00

Supper

19:30-21:30

Attend Fellowship meeting (e.g. Alcoholics Anonymous, etc.).

Where appropriate, complete homework assignments or participate in various social / therapeutic activities

To learn more about the different treatments at Life Works, check out our Treatment Methods.

Start your alcohol addiction treatment by calling us at 0800 081 0700 or fill out our contact form.

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