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BUPA: How to pay for private rehab with BUPA Insurance

Bupa has a comprehensive mental health insurance coverage policy. They cover a variety of illnesses including addiction to alcohol and drugs and can fund treatment at a residential rehab clinic depending on the individual’s coverage policy. Castle Craig is a Bupa-accredited provider of residential addiction treatment. We have received their Covid-19 Safety badge that demonstrates our dedication to Covid-19 safety standards in relation to testing, infection control and use of PPE. View our Bupa page here.  Insurance through Bupa for residential rehab treatment programmes usually covers detoxification, medical and psychiatric assessments, therapy, room and board costs, fitness and continuing care….

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Family Therapy

Involvement of family members in alcohol & drug treatment & strong support networks of friends and colleagues is vital to successful addiction recovery….

One to one therapy

Individual psychotherapy is a cornerstone of rehab treatment at Castle Craig. Patients speak in complete privacy with a specialist addiction therapist….

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a structured, short-term approach which works well with the time-scale of treatment at our addiction rehab clinic. Together the patient and therapist set an agenda with goals for the session…

Family Recovery Workshop

Our residential family programme values support networks of family & friends for successful recovery during & after alcohol, drug, gambling addiction treatment….

Continuing Care

Our care for you continues after leaving residential rehab at Castle Craig We know that returning home and to your local communities can cause some anxiety for people who have been through residential rehab and are new to recovery. The last time you were at home you were sick with an addiction to alcohol or drugs and your life was unmanageable. It is an incredible achievement to have been through detoxification, cleared all substances from your body, embraced a new way of life, built up a healthy body, and begun addressing underlying mental health problems and unresolved experiences through psychotherapy;…

How Animals Can Help You Beat Addiction

Although pets are great for people who are up to the challenge, they aren’t necessarily a good idea for everyone. If you are in recovery, the time and expense a pet requires is overwhelming. If you think there’s a chance you might relapse, leaving a dog tied up in the garden for a week, you should probably wait a while…

How to Become More Optimistic

Although most people don’t feel very optimistic starting recovery, developing a more optimistic attitude greatly improves your chances of long-term success. Optimism reduces stress, improves health, fosters perseverance, and most importantly, makes people believe they can stay sober if they try…

Why Optimism is Important in Recovery

Most people don’t go into recovery feeling optimistic. Most people just feel like life couldn’t get much worse and they have to change something. That’s more like desperation than optimism. Depression has many facets, one of which is the inability to imagine a better future….

How to Break Bad Habits in Recovery

Everyone has some bad habits. When you’re in recovery, some of those habits will work against you. Maybe you still smoke, or you don’t get enough sleep, or you spend too much time on Facebook, or you still spend time with people who drink…

How to Laugh More in Addiction Recovery

Laughing helps recovery in many ways. It reduces stress, it helps you relax, it improves your immune system, making you less prone to illness, it reduces pain, and it helps you stay positive. All of these are important if you’re trying to stay sober, or if you just want to be happy….

Why Laughter is Important in Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a serious topic with serious consequences. People lose their jobs, their homes, and their lives. Quitting is a struggle and for many people it’s the hardest thing they’ll ever do. Despite all that, or because of it, laughing is one of the best things you can do for yourself in recovery. Here’s why….

How to Accept Yourself

Acceptance is a big part of moving past addiction or any personal challenge. Acceptance means accepting reality as it is, including accepting yourself as you are. If you don’t start with acceptance, everything else is harder because you see the world as you would like it to be instead of how it is. Learn more now….

What Anxiety Feels Like

Anxiety is when you suffer extreme apprehension and worry which can affect everyday situations and relationships. Anxiety is not a disorder to take lightly as side effects include panic attacks, headaches, frequent urination, insomnia, having trouble sleeping, depression, and much more. Click here to learn more….

How Much Nature Do We Need a Day

Walking outsides is good for your mental health as well as a study in 2009 saying taking a nature walk can reduce stress levels. It was also said in 2013 how walking on a green space can put the brain in a meditative state. Click here to learn more….

The Eight Phases of EMDR

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of psychotherapy to help people reprocess painful, unresolved memories such as people who have PTSD….

Guided Therapeutic Imagery

Meditation and mindfulness are powerful tools in addiction recovery and Guided Therapeutic Imagery can help patients elucidate complex problems so they can face them head on….

Spiritual Growth

Recovering from addiction often involves developing a connection to a higher power of your understanding, which helps to shape your accountability, resolve, and spiritual growth….

Awakening Your Spiritual Side

The traditional approach to treating addiction has always involved some connection to a higher power of your own understanding, and awakening your spiritual side can give you the strength to succeed in recovery….