A Guide To Alcohol And Drug Detox And Rehab In Suffolk

Suffolk like the rest of the country suffers from alcohol and drug abuse inc. cannabis, cocaine, heroin and prescription drugs. The bravest decision you’ll ever make is admitting that you have a problem and need professional help to overcome your addiction. Rehab clinics can help you overcome your addiction and make a full recovery. Medical teams in rehab inc doctors, nurses and therapists have vast experience helping addicts turn their lives around. You’ll get to the core of your addiction and learn to recognise trigger situations and work with therapists to develop coping skills for maintaining sobriety.

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Services Offered By Liberty House Clinic

We are a UKAT facility based in Luton. We provide both inpatient and outpatient services for individuals dealing with addiction and mental health issues. We offer counselling services to treat addictions such as alcohol, cannabis, cocaine, opiate, codeine, benzodiazepines and more. Therapies include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma Therapy, 12-step programmes, music therapy, art therapy, group therapy and family therapy.

Liberty House Clinic is located 79 miles away from Suffolk. It is a 97-minute drive via A505, A14 going through Newmarket. We provide sober transportation to and from the facility for our patients that need 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 Suffolk?

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

Free/NHS Addiction Treatment Options in Suffolk

Focus 12: A residential treatment service in Suffolk that aims to help individuals with substance use disorder and alcohol use disorder overcome their addiction. Treatment involves a physical and psychological assessment, which enables a tailored detox plan to be drawn up for you.

82 Risbygate Street,
Bury St Edmunds,
01284 701702

Addiction Support Groups in Suffolk

Women Together Recovery Groups: A women-only community-based support group, open to any female affected by addiction. The only requirement for new members at any stage of their recovery journey is a true desire to overcome addiction. Some of the women who lead the groups are themselves ex-addicts in recovery. The goal is to provide a safe environment, where everyone shares a desire to stop their addictive behaviour, as well as share their feelings, thoughts and experiences.

Whitton Baptist Church,
209 Highfield Road,
07503 416576

SMART Recovery: An alternative to the 12-step recovery model based on a scientific approach. SMART run a network of self-help meetings that are open to anyone who has a real desire to recover from substance and alcohol abuse. The group consistently tracks current scientific evidence developed around an addiction to help members change addictive behaviour. This involves dialogue between facilitators and some researchers and psychologists.

Tacket Street,

NA meetings in/near Suffolk

Museum Street Methodist Church
17 Black Horse Lane
Wednesday 7:30pm

Garland Street Baptist Church Centre
Garland Street
Pump La
Bury Saint Edmunds
IP33 1HN
Sunday 1:00pm (Step Discussion)
Monday 7:00pm

United Reformed Church
Whiting Street
IP33 1NR
Tuesday 7:30pm

AA meetings in/near Suffolk

If you’re drinking too much or your alcohol consumption has reached a point where you find that you’re unable to stop until you’re drunk, Alcoholic Anonymous programmes in Suffolk can help you overcome your addiction. AA in Suffolk runs a 24-hour helpline for those who want to speak to a counsellor about their problem. Call 01473 212224.

Friends Meeting House
10 Frenze Rd
IP22 4PA
Monday 1:00pm

Trinity Methodist Church
High St
NR32 4HU
Monday 7:30pm

St Margaret’s Church Centre
Bolton Lane
Soane St
Tuesday 12:30pm

Addiction Counselling in/near Suffolk

Ipswich Counselling: A counselling service based in Ipswich, run by two BACP registered therapists. Services they offer include: therapy for drug addiction, alcohol abuse, anxiety, family relationships, depression, loss and grief, trauma, stress and health-related issues.
2 Civic Drive, Ipswich
07428 528802

Local Government Addiction Resources in Suffolk

Ipswich Borough Council Drug and Alcohol Services: Ipswich Council doesn’t provide direct support services, but works with partners to deliver care and support for young people and adults dealing with addiction. Organisations include Turning Point, Iceni and Suffolk Family Carers.

Iceni: A charity that helps families in Suffolk give their children a safe and healthy life. They provide comprehensive support to families affected by addiction, poverty and economic inequalities.
64-79 Foundation Street, Ipswich
01473 214006

How Can I Get to and From Suffolk?

By car: If you’re travelling from Suffolk to Luton for rehab, the fastest route is to take the A14 from Lower Road and Heath Road. Follow the A11 and A505 to the A602 in Hertfordshire and take Exit 8 from the A1. The journey takes 1 hour and 45 minutes.

By train: If you’re visiting Ipswich from London, there are trains from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich Station. You save up to 43% when you buy in advance.

Taxi: There’s plenty to see and do in Suffolk whilst receiving treatment and you can get around Suffolk using minicabs, such as M&R Cars and Taxi Bury St Edmunds.

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