If you are looking for treatment options for yourself or a family member to address addiction, it can often feel overwhelming knowing where to begin.
Castle Craig have 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 located a 3-hour drive from Aberdeen and successfully treats over 1000 patients a year offering joined-up care pathways that have proved very successful in helping patients and their families live sober lives free from addiction.
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% showing 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. More.
Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 01721 728118.
Recognised by other experts
No treatment centre develops and grows for 35 years without offering treatment that genuinely works. Castle Craig is regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland (formerly the Care Commission).
More than 10,000 Patients Have Chosen Castle Craig in the past
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.
Behavioural Addictions Rehab
“Thanks for giving me this chance – I will be forever grateful! I won’t forget what this place did for me.” Jim
Free addiction assessment near Aberdeen
The first step to getting help is an assessment. Call 0808 256 6163.
- 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.
It is our expert staff that make Castle Craig stand out from other rehabs
“CCH: Making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.”
Staff at Castle Craig are trained and equipped to focus on more than just the 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 regulatory body is Healthcare Improvement Scotland and we were graded ‘Exceptional’ in our last inspection.
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.
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).
Cost of rehab
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.
Offering rapid assessment, our admissions team are available 24/7 and can help you seek help whenever you need it, or whenever you are ready. More on admissions.
If you are looking to gain funding on the NHS click here.
“My Dad was a patient at Castle Craig in the last year. The food was always good and the facilities were excellent. The therapists were the best part of his whole experience. So encouraging at every step of his recovery creating a calming and comfortable environment for him. I have to say without the help of Castle Craig I wonder If I would still have my Dad today.” Andy Richardson
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We stand out from other rehabs near AB10
The perfect place to find yourself again. Here at Castle Craig, we are more than just a rehab, we are the support and care you or your nearest and dearest need to find your way back home.
We’re here to make your stay comfortable, relaxed and fully focused on getting better and living a life free of drugs and alcohol.
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.
Our patient satisfaction rate is 98%
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 or even just a chat, why not speak 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 Resources (Aberdeenshire)
- 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 is represented on the Board of the International Council on Alcohol and Addictions by Peter McCann.
Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 01721 728118.
Page last reviewed and medically fact-checked | July 14, 2021