Smarmore Castle Drug & Alcohol Rehab
Smarmore Clinic is based in the Republic of Ireland, one hour drive south of Belfast.
We treat people from Northern Ireland who are addicted to all types of drugs: illegal drugs and prescription drugs, as well as alcoholism and behavioural addictions such as compulsive gambling. Cannabis was the main drug of misuse in Northern Ireland in 2020, followed by cocaine, amphetamine, heroin, prescription drugs, new psychoactive substances and alcohol.
Located an hour’s drive south of Belfast, patients from Northern Ireland can gain fast and easy admission to our residential rehab programme. We are happy to collect patients coming from Europe and abroad from the Belfast airports by prior arrangement.
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Alcohol and Drug Rehab Treatment near Northern Ireland
There are three main ways through which patients from Belfast and Northern Ireland can access treatment at Smarmore Clinic:
The duration of a stay at Smarmore private rehab centre can vary from 4-6 weeks depending on the severity of the illness and the recommendations of the pre-admission assessment carried by the Consultant Psychiatrist.
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Patients from Northern Ireland are welcome to Smarmore Clinic for an in-depth, personalised alcohol and drug rehab treatment plan, consisting of:
- Medical care,
- Alcohol and drugs detox,
- Specialist therapies,
- Complementary addiction therapies
- Continuing care after discharge.
Our expert team is made up of highly trained therapists, nurses and doctors, led by a Consultant Psychiatrist.
Alcohol and Drug Support in Northern Ireland
If you live in Belfast or Northern Ireland and are worried that you may have a substance use problem, or if you think someone you know is struggling with alcohol and drugs addiction in Belfast or another place in Northern Ireland, we can help. Contact our Admissions team for further information about treatment at Smarmore Clinic.
- 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 and we can arrange a driver to collect you and bring you straight to us for free.
We can also arrange a ‘sober transport’ service with a trusted driver, from anywhere in Ireland or Northern Ireland, at an additional cost.