For most people give the first hand choice to the private residential rehab treatment centres. Within 24 hours, admission can usually be organised. You will be able to access private rehab treatment if you have the funds to pay privately or if you have private health insurance. There is as well a possibility that you get an NHS admission to a private rehabilitation centre.
All United Kingdom residents should be able to apply for addiction treatment through the NHS at community based rehabilitation centre or private facility which is free of charge at the point of delivery. You may need to demonstrate that you have investigated local community based treatment choices, first you must qualify to meet all requirements for NHS financing at a private recovery facility. Residential admission process could take several weeks to go through pending funding approval by local addiction team to enter NHS residential rehabilitation treatment program.
You can be referred to your nearest drug and alcohol action team by your GP.
Private rehabilitation facilities:
It takes months to organise the admission to private rehab centre via the NHS or local addiction centre in UK even the result is uncertain. Funding through the directives of the EU cross border healthcare can be much faster to access though.
On the Alcohol Rehab Oxfordshire website, UK based patients who wishes to take advantage of that option can find more information.