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Smarmore Castle Private Clinic is a residential rehabilitation clinic which provides treatment for alcohol, drug, gambling addiction and dual diagnosis. We are located in County Louth, Ireland, just a two hour drive from Wexford.Patients from Wexford can access drug detoxification and addiction rehab treatment at Smarmore Castle Private Clinic.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Wexford, Ireland
Wexford Alcohol Consumption Rates
There are high alcohol consumption rates in Wexford compared to other populations in Europe. The average Irish person over 15 years old drank the equivalent of 10.93 litres of pure alcohol in 2015. In comparison to other Irish counties, Wexford had relatively low alcohol consumption rates in 2011.
Despite this, the number of patients admitted to treatment services for problem alcohol use in Wexford was high compared to other counties in Ireland, in 2012. In 2014, among drinkers in Ireland aged 18-75 6.9% were found to be dependent on alcohol.
Alcohol dependence was most common for 18-24 year olds (14.7%). Over-consumption of alcohol has tragic results, with the rate of alcohol-related liver disease trebling in Ireland between 1995 and 2013.
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Wexford Illicit Drug Use
Drug use among young people in Ireland is growing, with the use of ecstasy among 15-24 year olds quadrupling between 2011 and 2015. In 2016, Ireland came near the top among a number of countries in terms of medical problems caused by ecstasy and alcohol.
The South East region of Ireland, including Wexford, had the highest number of problem drug users treated between 2005-2010 compared to the rest of Ireland. In Wexford in 2008, heroin was the second most commonly abused drug following alcohol. In Ireland, drug-related deaths have shown an upward trend between 2009 and 2014.
Gambling Problems in Ireland
The Irish Medical Association estimates that 1% of the Irish adult population experiences gambling addiction problems.
Over 40 Years of Experience Treating Addiction
Residential Rehab Treatment Clinic, near Wexford
At Smarmore Castle, our mission is to provide the highest quality and most effective treatment for our patients and those suffering from alcohol, drug and gambling addiction in Wexford. We receive patients from Dublin, Wexford, wider Ireland, the UK, EU and the rest of the world. We offer many different options for referral and admission.
Smarmore Castle provides an intensive, structured 12-step rehab programme which includes:
- Rapid admissions process,
- Thorough medical assessment and full physical examination,
- Detoxification from alcohol and drugs, managed by our medical team
- Specialist addiction therapies
Our treatment model is clinically proven and has been developed over 30 years by a world-renowned team of doctors and psychologists at Castle Craig, Scotland, our partner establishment. At Smarmore Castle, our team of therapists, nurses and doctors are led by a highly-experienced Consultant Psychiatrist.
2 Hours from Wexford
Smarmore Castle is situated just two hours from Wexford, in a stunning, countryside location in County Louth. Patients will find both comfort and privacy in a renovated 14th-century castle, housing excellent facilities including a leisure centre, gym and swimming pool. It is set within 15 acres of scenic landscape, which patients are able to explore in their leisure time.
Get in Touch TodayTo find out how we can help you, please telephone Smarmore Castle on our Helpline: +353 41 214 5111 or click here to arrange a free addiction assessment. You’re almost there.
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Reaching out for help can feel daunting, our team is here to guide you.
Wexford AA & NA
We recommend you begin your journey to abstinence by seeking self-help through attending peer support groups in Wexford. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are organised across Ireland, in Dublin, Cork, Tipperary, Limerick, Galway, among others. They provide an invaluable network of support for those suffering from alcohol and drug addiction in Wexford, Ireland. They help people from Wexford to achieve sobriety through a 12-step programme.
The team at Smarmore Castle is always available to answer questions about our rehab treatment programme, admissions, or funding. If you are from Wexford and are thinking of entering rehab or if you are the family member, friend or employer of someone who is suffering from an alcohol or drug addiction in Wexford, please contact us for information and advice.
- How to Access Rehab With Health Insurance
For those experiencing existing mental health conditions in Ireland, there are private medical insurers who can help you cover treatment. As addiction experts, we know that receiving the appropriate care and support when you have a mental health disorder is pivotal to attaining long-lasting recovery. Below, we will go through the various health insurance options to help you understand your options when it comes to seeking private residential care for substance abuse. Please note that there is no guarantee that you can be covered for all addiction problems as policies are always assessed on a case-by-case basis. Find Out More
- My Loved One Doesn’t Want Help, What Do I Do?
You can’t force someone to go to rehab. At the end of the day, it needs to be their decision because they are the ones that need to be open to turning their lives around. There are ways in which you can encourage someone to enter treatment, one of these ways is via an intervention with a trained interventionist, who facilitates an honest discussion between family members and the addict. This is something Smarmore Castle can arrange – contact us today.
- Which Drugs Does Smarmore Castle Detox From?
- How Long Is the Treatment Programme?
Our treatment programme starts at 4 weeks and is flexible in length, giving you the opportunity to extend for a longer period if you need it.
- Do You Treat Dual Diagnosis?
All patients are reviewed by a consultant psychiatrist in the first week and we can diagnose and provide treatment for a number of co-occurring mental health conditions.
- Do I Need to Be Abstinent Before Admission?
Our medically managed detoxification with 24/7 medical cover means that we can perform complete and complex detoxes at Smarmore Castle. You don’t need to be abstinent before arrival.
- How Do I Get To Rehab Safely?
Smarmore Castle is one hour north of Dublin international airport, please speak to our advisors if you require collection from an airport.
We can also arrange a ‘sober transport’ service with a trusted driver, from anywhere in Ireland or Northern Ireland, at an additional cost.