A Guide To Alcohol And Drug Detox And Rehab In Leicestershire

Leicestershire is a landlocked county located in the English Midlands. With higher admission and mortality rates than the national average, you can bet the local government is taking the problem of drug and alcohol addiction very seriously. There is no shortage of addiction treatment options and rehab facilities in and around the county. Whether you are a resident, or live in an area close by, you can access addiction treatment of the finest quality, without having to travel too far.

Addiction cannot be left to fester over a prolonged period, because it only gets worse with time. In order to stop the damage, and begin the process of getting your life back together, you need to get treatment without delay. The good news is, our facility is only about an hour and a half away from Leicestershire, so you can reach us in no time at all. Residents of Leicestershire are always welcome to receive treatment at Liberty House clinic in Luton.

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Overview of Services Offered by Liberty House

Liberty House is a private detoxification facility located in Luton, just over 80 miles from Leicestershire. You don’t have to worry about making your way to our facility on your own, because we can make provisions for sober transportation to take you from Leicestershire to Luton and back. The facility offers various amenities, and a wide range of treatment services to ensure that you get nothing less than the best. Our treatment services include:

  • Medically monitored detox;
  • Dual diagnosis addressing anxiety and depression in particular;
  • Personalised treatment solutions to suit your individual needs;
  • Research-backed therapeutic models such as the 12 step therapy model; and
  • Emphasis on the right food and nutrition.

At Liberty House, addiction treatment transcends simply a physical detox alone, as our approach is more holistic. We want to make sure you can go back home and return to your former life, except a better version of it.

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 Leicestershire?

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

Free/NHS Addiction Treatment Options in Leicestershire

Leicester City Alcohol and Drug Service provides support for drug and alcohol misuse across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland through Turning Point. Leicester and Leicestershire Turning Point offer people dealing with addiction a wide range of treatment options to meet their needs, as well as those of family members. You can head to the Turning Point website to make a referral. You may do so by sending Turning Point an email or finding a link to their referral form.

Addiction Support Groups in Leicestershire

The more popular support groups in the county include Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, which are both based on a 12-step model originally proposed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Both of these are non-profit organisations funded by members’ contributions, but do not require any membership fees or payments of any sort. Meetings are held regularly and are open to addicts to join, so you should be able to find a meeting close to you that you can attend.

NA meetings in/near Leicestershire

Narcotics Anonymous is an international non-profit organisation, comprising a fellowship of men and women who have decided to unite under a common goal. This goal is to help one another overcome addiction and lead sustainable sober lives. Some of the NA meetings across Leicestershire include:

Newcomers meeting
Fearon Hall
Rectory Rd
LE11 1PL
Thursday 7:00 pm

Field of Dreams – Blue Room
Methodist Church
106 Knightthorpe Road
LE11 5JU
Tuesday 7:30 pm

St Barnabas Cathedral House
North Circus Street
Monday 5:00 pm

AA meetings in/near Leicestershire

Alcoholics Anonymous pioneered the 12-step model that has been adopted by other support groups, including Narcotics Anonymous. The model is also applied in private rehab settings, including Liberty House, due to its effectiveness. Some of the AA meetings held in Leicestershire include:

Leicester Oadby Thursday
St Paul’s Church
Barnabus Centre
Hamble Road
Leicester, LE2 4NX
Thursday 20.00

Hinckley: Share Tuesday
St Mary’s Church
Coffee Bar
Church Walk
off Station Rd
LE10 1DW
Tuesday 20.00

Addiction Counselling in/near Leicestershire

One of the most reliable options for counselling you can find is The Leicester Counselling Centre. This non-profit organisation has been around since 1981, and its mission has remained providing confidential, long-term, and affordable counselling services for residents of Leicestershire. They are an organisational member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Local Government Addiction Resources in Leicestershire

The NHS Choices website is an excellent resource for finding useful information on drugs and alcohol. If you are in need of guidance to help you start drinking less, it’s a good place to start. You can also learn about the different approaches to treatment for addiction that are available.

How Can I Get to and from Leicestershire?

By train
From the Stand EE rail station in Leicestershire, the journey to the Luton station, a few minutes from Liberty House, will take anywhere from an hour and 10 minutes to an hour and 50 minutes, depending on the number of stops the train makes. Not too far from the rail station is Comfort Hotel Luton and Starbucks Coffee, and our facility is only a 6-minute drive.

By road
Assuming you are returning to Leicestershire by road, the journey should take about an hour and 40 minutes via the M1 past Wavendon Golf Academy, Woodside Animal Centre, Park View and Farnham Bridge Farm.

Remember, Liberty House makes provision for sober transportation to take you to and from your location in Leicestershire, so you don’t have to worry about getting to us.

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