Castle Craig: Aberdeen’s Leading Rehab
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If you are based in Aberdeen and are looking for drug addiction detox or alcohol rehab treatment options for yourself or a family member to address addiction, it can often feel overwhelming knowing where to begin.
Castle Craig has over 35+ years of experience in helping patients recover from drug and alcohol addiction so you can feel reassured you will be in good hands if you choose to have your treatment with us.
Castle Craig is a world-renowned residential rehab located near Aberdeen.
We treat a range of addictions including:
- Alcohol addiction
- Drug addiction
- Opiate addiction
- Prescription drug addiction
- Cocaine addiction
- Stimulant addiction
- Benzodiazepine addiction
- Gambling addiction
- Dual-diagnosis disorders
73% of our patients achieving long-term abstinence, and 92% showed overall improvements.
Established in 1988, our family-run rehab has forged close ties with both the private and NHS medical community in and around Edinburgh and across Scotland, often collaborating to provide the best possible treatment for our visitors and patients.
Recognised by Other Experts
We understand that asking for help is not an easy step for anyone. Our team at Castle Craig are more than happy to support patients through all stages of their journey into abstinence. We have years of experience working with alcohol addiction.
For those with a drug dependence, withdrawal can be an extremely difficult part of recovery. Our medical staff has decades of experience in managing the essential detoxification stage of giving up drugs through to recovery.
More than 10,000 patients have chosen Castle Craig in the past
Free Addiction Assessment Near Aberdeen
The first step to getting help is an assessment. Call 0808 271 7500
- Telephone assessment takes 30 minutes
- Completely free of charge or obligation
- Confidential and understanding
- Allows us to advise on the correct treatment plan including detoxes
If you choose to attend Castle Craig you would also undergo a consultation with a psychiatrist.
Staff at Castle Craig are trained and equipped to focus on more than just addiction. We are a renowned private residential rehab near Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh. Within 50 acres of parkland, we are known to provide specialist treatments and effective therapies that are designed to target both addiction issues and accompanying mental health issues.
Our therapists are accredited with either COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy Scotland) Scotland’s professional body for counselling and psychotherapy or BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).
It is important for us to prioritise a patient-centred approach when it comes to addiction recovery.
We do this by ensuring we have adequate staffing levels to provide a high standard of care.
Our therapists and medical team come from all over Scotland including Edinburgh, East Lothian, West Lothian, Lanarkshire and Glasgow.
How Much Does Alcohol Rehab Cost in Aberdeen?
The cost of rehab will depend on the length of your programme, your accommodation and whether you require a medical detox. A week in rehab can cost between £3,000 – £5,000 in Scotland. There are several ways you can fund rehab. Funding treatment yourself will guarantee you faster admission, however, not everyone can afford a residential stay. Many private health insurers are covered by major private healthcare providers in the UK and abroad.
We know that cost is important and we consistently review our prices to ensure that we cater to many different budgets and households. In our latest independent review, we found that our treatment costs between 20% and 50% less than other similar standard treatment centres. See our advice on funding.
If you are struggling with alcohol, drug or behavioural addictions, or know a friend or family member who is, Castle Craig is here to help.
If you are looking to gain funding on the NHS click here.
Getting to Us
For those in Rosemount, Old Aberdeen, Bridge of Dee/Garthdee, Bridge of Don or Cults and Bieldside – Castle Craig is less than 3 hours away on the A90.
Many Aberdeen locals choose Castle Craig because the beautiful hills and countryside of West Linton give the impression that they are not too far from home while allowing them the distance and space needed to clear their heads and focus on themselves, away from the stresses of their job and family lives.
At Castle Craig, we offer all patients the use of our sober transport service, which will arrange for you to be taken to and from rehab with a sober companion. A sober companion is someone who will accompany you or your loved one on your flight or car journey and assist you through the difficulties of travel.
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Help Available 24/7
We have many specialist admissions staff here at Castle Craig, who can provide you with essential information before you come and stay with us. Confidential 24-hour Phone Line.
They are here to answer any question you might have and even point you in the right direction if you decide we are not the best choice. So, if you need a helping hand call our help centre on 0808 256 6163 or make an enquiry here.
You can expect us to respond within the same day, however, we do recommend that for anything urgent you call us straight away.
Addiction Rehab Resources (Aberdeenshire)
- Castle Craig Hospital: Leading residential rehab 3 hours from Aberdeen.
- Alcoholics Anonymous: Attendees often show varying levels of addiction and are at different stages in their recovery process. This is a free, collaborative, and supportive resource for those looking to recover. Find a meeting near you here.
- Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs is a charity that supports anyone concerned about someone else’s alcohol or drug use in Scotland.
- Aberdeen’s Cornhill Hospital offers an Integrated Alcohol Service resource that provides help and support for those with alcohol dependence.
- NHS Alcohol support
- Aberdeen in Recovery (AIR)
- Alcohol and Drugs Action Aberdeen
Castle Craig Hospital
0808 271 7500
How Can Castle Craig Help?
How Do I Pay For Rehab?
One concern we sometimes hear from people is how they will fund their rehab treatment. The cost of rehab varies depending on what kind of accommodation you choose. You can pay for treatment at Castle Craig privately, or through medical insurance, and some people receive funding through the NHS.
How Long Is the Rehab Programme?
Residential rehab treatment starts at four weeks and can go up to 12+ weeks. Research shows us that the longer you stay in rehab and are part of the residential therapy programme, the longer the likelihood of continued abstinence and stable recovery.
Who Will I Speak to When I Call?
When you call you will reach our Help Centre team who will give you all the information you need to help you decide whether to choose treatment at Castle Craig. Once you have decided that you would like to have a free screening assessment you will be put in touch with our admissions case managers who will guide you through the admissions process.
What Happens at the End of My Treatment?
Castle Craig thoroughly prepares patients before departure by creating a personalised continuing care plan which is formulated following discussions with the medical and therapeutic team. We offer an online continuing care programme which runs for 24 weeks after leaving treatment, in order to ensure a smooth transition back into your everyday life. Patients leaving treatment automatically join our Recovery Club where they can stay connected via our annual reunion, events, online workshops and recovery newsletters.