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Category: Rehab
Alcohol Shakes: Are They A Sign Of Alcoholism?
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 22 Dec 2021
We all have a different relationship with alcohol. For some, it’s a means of loosening up after a hard week’s work or celebrating big life events. For others, alcohol can become something much more destructive. Some people are more susceptible to becoming substance dependent than others and people can build a dependency on alcohol for…

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A Guide To Christmas In Recovery
Posted by Mike Delaney
on 14 Dec 2021
Christmas time can be a daunting period in recovery. Especially if it’s your first. A time full of celebrations, parties and festive fun can offer various challenges for your recovery and can feel like a minefield of opportunities for relapse. Although you may feel like avoiding Christmas altogether, it’s important for you to socialise, spend…

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How To Avoid An Alcohol Relapse
Posted by Martin Preston
on 04 Dec 2021
Recognising you have a problem with alcohol is the first step to recovery. We help people to overcome alcohol addiction in a relaxed, supportive and non-judgemental environment at our purpose-built retreat beside Delamere forest. Our unique Treatment Model takes guests on a transformative journey from medically supported detoxification through to full alcohol rehab. During our…

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Why rehab aftercare matters in addiction treatment
Posted by David Williams
on 06 Apr 2020
Rehab aftercare is a vital part of the recovery journey, which should ensure you have all the support you need to maintain and build upon all that is achieved in treatment. It is a stark fact that of all the people who started NHS substance treatment in England in 2019, almost 2 in 5 (38%)…

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Can you visit someone in rehab?
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 18 Mar 2020
The simple answer to whether you can visit someone in addiction rehab is ‘yes you can’ and if you feel able to, ‘yes you should’. Not only is it possible to visit someone who is in rehab, your continued contact and support can be extremely beneficial to their recovery. Effective clinics will want to involve…

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How to get someone into rehab: Three steps
Posted by Martin Preston
on 02 Mar 2020
When a loved one, friend or colleague is in the throes of addiction, getting them help is often all you want to do. For some people rehab may be the answer to recovery - for others your support and that of community-based groups and clinicians may be enough. Rehab tends mostly to be recommended at…

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What happens in rehab?
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 23 Dec 2019
Successful, forward-thinking residential rehab is a place where people are received with kindness, treated with respect and supported to get well. That support must take the form of allowing a person to flush alcohol, substances and addiction out of their system, discover what caused them to become dependent and find new coping mechanisms. This may…

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What is the first week of rehab like?
Posted by Martin Preston
on 07 Oct 2019
Rehab, quite rightly, is changing. This means the first week of rehab is no longer a prescriptive, fall-into-line, get in routine, potentially gruelling experience.  For those who require clinical detox, it usually takes place at the very beginning of rehab and can last from a few days to a couple of weeks. It is common…

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Introduction to the Delamere Treatment Model
Posted by Mike Delaney
on 21 Mar 2019
In this blog, our Clinical Director, Mike Delaney outlines how we approach addiction treatment at Delamere.  Mike has some forty years’ experience of helping people grow beyond addiction and we hope you’ll enjoy reading about what makes our programme unique and innovative. The Delamere Model is a new and Innovative treatment concept, developed by renowned…

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Environment matters
Posted by Martin Preston
on 13 Feb 2019
Delamere, the UK’s first and only purpose – built behavioural health and addiction clinic is opening very soon. Our project represents a clear intention to take addiction residential care to a new level and we’re looking forward to welcoming clients, colleagues and friends to our clinic in the coming months. Today, I thought I’d share…

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