A Guide To Alcohol And Drug Detox And Rehab In London

If you’re in the Greater London area and battling addiction, you don’t have to go it alone. As soon as you realise the need to break free from your addiction, you should seek help immediately.

You might not know where to start, but fortunately, there are dozens of addiction treatment centres across Greater London. There are also many support groups that can help you find a reputable rehab centre and also help you to stay abstinent once you’re finally free from addiction. Finding a rehab in London is made easy by reading the many addiction guides available online.

The best addiction rehab centres in will provide an appropriate environment specifically designed to ensure the success of your treatment.  However, we understand the fact that finding the right rehab facility is not always straightforward.

Call us now for free advice for NHS and private rehab options!

Services at Liberty House Clinic

Liberty House Clinic is a modern and fully equipped addiction treatment centre in Luton, 33 miles away from Greater London via the M1. We are operating out of a state-of-the-art facility manned by consummate professionals at every level. We provide a wide range of services ranging from drug and alcohol addiction treatment to aftercare services. We also provide a sober transportation service to all our clients from Greater London seeking for quality addiction recovery service in a tranquil environment. Get in touch with us today.

Pros and Cons of Private Rehab


  • Immediate admission 365 days a year
  • Medical detox with 24/7 care & support
  • Overcome the root causes of addiction
  • Experienced team of doctors & therapists
  • Personalised rehabilitation programme
  • Look, feel, sleep better & regain confidence
  • Learn techniques for relapse prevention
  • Fitness and nutrition programme
  • 1 year complimentary aftercare support

The cons
• Price can be a barrier which needs to be weighed up versus the long-term cost of drug and alcohol abuse
• Being away from friends and family which at first can be emotionally challenging

How Much Does Rehab Cost in Essex?

Detox and rehab starts from £834 to £2,750 per week depending on treatment length and clinic chosen

Addiction Support Groups in Greater London


This support group is targeted at the friends and family of alcoholics who require help and support to help the addict in recovery without being impacted psychologically.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a support group of people who come together to share experiences and offer hope throughout their recovery from alcohol addiction.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

This group is a one where people come together to help each other recover from various sex and love related addictions.

Narcotics Anonymous

Members of Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meet to help one another ‘stay clean’ from all kinds of narcotics.

NA meetings in/near Greater London

One Hour Step meeting
Earl’s Court
Response Bookshop
300 Old Brompton Road
Greater London, SW5 9JF
Sunday 11:00 am

King’s Cross
Argyle Square
51 Argyle Street
Kings Cross
Greater Londonm, WC1H 8EF
Saturday 8:15 pm

AA meetings in/near Greater London

Charing Cross
Friends Meeting House
8 Hop Gardens
St Martins Lane
Saturday 7:00 pm

West End Trafalgar
The connection at St Martin’s
12 Adelaide St.
Tuesday 6:00 pm

Addiction Counselling in/near Greater London

The Awareness Centre
TAC Clapham
41 Abbeville Road
London SW4 9JX

TAC Tooting
74-80 Upper Tooting Road
London SW17 7PB
020 8673 4545

Local Government Addiction Resources in Greater London

To find local government addiction resources in and around Greater London, talk to your GP. You will receive guidance on the best available resources, based on where you reside.

You can also check the NHS website for some local options.

The NHS website serves as a great resource for substance misuse and addiction. The website also has a search function to let you locate services close to you. If you’re the victim of (or have witnessed) any crimes related to drug or alcohol abuse, it’s advised that you contact the local police.

How Can I Get to and from Greater London?

If you’re headed to Greater London for an NA or AA meeting (or to a rehab facility), you can travel by train, air or by road.  Depending on where you’re travelling from, you can spend between £30 and £80 by train. If you’re headed for an AA meeting, a popular one is at the St James Church’s Meeting Room, 197 Piccadilly, which meets at 3:00 pm on Thursdays.  You’ll need to stop at Charing Cross Train Station, and then take a cab for the five-minute drive (on the A4) to the meeting.  The area is home to Cavendish Square Gardens, the University of Westminster and the Imperial College of London.

If you’re driving, some of the roads leading into the heart of Greater London include the A23, M23, M25 and the A2.

London Heathrow is the main airport for anyone coming into London from further away. Stansted Airport is also a good landing destination, depending on the rehab facility you intend to visit during your stay.

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