Private Admissions & Referrals

Safe & Expert Addiction Treatment & Detox

Smarmore Offers Unrivalled Facilities and Medically Managed Detox From Drugs and Alcohol.

Patients can be admitted privately to Smarmore Castle, which can usually be arranged very rapidly, depending on the patient’s needs.

In advance of admission, all we request is relevant information about your health condition, including information from your family doctor (GP).

If you want more information about arranging a private admission to Smarmore Castle Private Clinic, contact us to speak with one of our admissions secretaries.

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Private Referrals

If you are a medical doctor, health practitioner or recovery coach and would like to make a referral to Smarmore Castle, please get in touch with our admissions department.

We will begin the process of helping your client into treatment.

If you would like to speak to the clinical manager or one of our medical doctors in the first instance, we can arrange this.

Financial Support

We can consider payment plans for privately funded clients who need additional help. Our fees may also qualify for an income tax rebate at the standard rate.

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Tax Relief

Self-funded clients from the Republic of Ireland may qualify to claim tax relief on the cost of their health expenses.

These can be their health expenses, those of a family member or any individual’s, as long as they were paid for by the applicant claiming relief.

For more information, please get in touch with us.

Conveniently Located Treatment Centre

Smarmore Castle Private Clinic is conveniently located in County Louth, 45 minutes drive from Dublin and 1.5 hours south of Belfast.

Our 15 acres of parkland and woods is a relaxed and tranquil environment conducive to recovery.

  • 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. A person must be ready to commit to treatment if they want to get the most out of the programme. However, there are ways in which you can encourage someone to enter rehab, one of these ways is via an intervention with a trained interventionist, who facilitates an honest discussion between family members and the individual. This is something Smarmore Castle can arrange – contact us today.

  • Which Drugs Does Smarmore Castle Detox From?

    We offer detox from any drug, whether they are illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, ketamine; or prescription drugs such as benzodiazepines or zopiclone, oxycodone, zolpidem, klonopin, methadone, cannabis; and legal drugs such as alcohol.

  • 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?

    Yes. 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.

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