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How we treat people from Newcastle Upon Tyne & Northumberland with Alcohol and Drug Addiction


Parkland Place is a mere 4 hour drive from Newcastle Upon Tyne and Northumberland.

Here at Parkland Place we often help those with alcohol, drug and gambling addiction issues, we are able to treat these along with any counter occurring illnesses such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, bereavement, as well as behavioural issues connected to addiction and low-self esteem. We are well equipped provide intensive and residential treatment thanks to specially designed treatment plan put together by our team of professional addiction therapists, under the guidance of our consultant psychiatrist.

Alcohol Abuse in Newcastle and the North East of England.

Alcohol abuse rates are a big issue in Newcastle, this is in correlation with other areas of England’s current climate, however figures of alcohol consumption are the highest in the North East. It’s estimated that a staggering 1 in 3 adults regularly binge drink, which is drinking to a point which is damaging or risky to your health. Furthermore alcohol-related hospital admissions are 70% higher in the North-East than the national average.

Alcohol Rehab Services in Newcastle & Northumberland

Unfortunately, there are fewer alcohol treatment services available, with considerably longer waiting times in the North East when compared with other regions of the country. Regardless of this increasingly high demand, resources remain scarce. The ANARP (Assessment Research Project) recently published a report which estimated only 1% of heavy drinkers in the North East are successfully accessing treatment services.

Alcohol and Drug Services for people in Newcastle Upon Tyne

People who suffer from alcohol and drug issues should first visit their GPs for assessment, thereon your GP can refer you on to Parkland Place Paying Privately or by using private healthcare insurance.

If you need to use the NHS you can refer to the Newcastle Drug and Alcohol Social Work Team, part of the Adult services. They will provide care management and assessment for potential residential rehabilitation, You will be able to express to them your desire to be treated at Parkland for residential drug and alcohol treatment. You must however first go through a detox clinic such as Salus Witnell Hall.

What can you do right now?

We recommend that you start attending your local alcoholics anonymous or narcotics anonymous or gamblers anonymous group meetings immediately. These are non-profit fellowships of recovering addicts who all hold regular meetings in Newcastle upon tyne.

They all share the common focus on holding off from those destructive habits and staying sober – as well as supporting one-another’s sobriety.

Parkland Place’s admissions team are more than happy answering questions that you might have about our comprehensive program of recovery, admissions process or funding.