In-Patient Detoxification

A first step to recovery

Our short-stay Inpatient Detoxification Unit (IPDU) can accommodate 14 patients at a time.

We provide individually tailored treatment and support for people in need of a medically assisted stabilisation or detoxification from either alcohol or other drugs.

We operate with a multi-disciplinary team, led by a mental health and general trained Nursing team and overseen by our specialist Consultant Psychiatrist.

Working closely with service users, their families, Community treatment services and long term rehabilitation programmes we ensure that all treatment delivered within the unit meets the overarching goals and outcomes of each individuals care plans.

This allows us to meet the full range of presenting substance misuse detoxification requirements including but not limited to:

  • Alcohol
  • Opiates, opioids
  • Stimulants
  • Novel Psychoactive substances including synthetic cannabinoids
  • Ketamine, GHB
  • Over the counter and prescription only medications
  • Polysubstance use

Alongside the medical detoxification programme we offer a full psychosocial recovery programme, which includes both therapeutic, diversionary and lifestyle interventions, as well as peer recovery and mutual aid facilitation.

Our dedicated Recovery team run and oversee structured psychosocial, therapeutic group and physical activity programmes such as:

  • Harm reduction & Relapse prevention
  • Understanding Triggers and craving
  • Wellbeing workshops and wellness recovery planning
  • Mindfulness / therapeutic yoga
  • Art therapy
  • Mutual aid and peer support
  • Anxiety Management
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Self esteem
  • Gym sessions
  • Massage




"Coming here allowed me to take control of alcohol at last"