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In-patient Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment in Kidderminster

Last Updated: June 24th, 2015

There are many different kinds of addictions, from alcohol to drugs like cannabis and cocaine, to prescription medication and gambling.

Our alcohol rehabilitation centres offer advice and counselling in Kidderminster and the surrounding Worcestershire area. Call 0808 163 9632 for immediate access.

Addiction Helpline is at the centre of alcohol rehab. UK nonprofit organisations such as ours provide the locals of Kidderminster 24 HR access to qualified professional counsellors, at no cost. They can tell you about the resources available at our local addiction treatment centres.

South of Wolverley, West of Belbroughton, North of Stourport-on-Severn and East of Bewdley, Kidderminster is a town in the Wyre Forest district. It is to be found in the county of Worcestershire, in the English West Midlands. It is home to 55,530 residents and 0.10% of the total populace of England. The people of Kidderminster have had to deal with the same problems as other Worcestershire folk, including problems with alcohol.

If you live in or nearby Kidderminster and are struggling with alcohol, then you are not alone. Those feeling low, and in need of support, can call us. We are waiting to hear from you. If it sometimes seems that no one understands what you're going through, then Addiction Helpline certainly does, and we are here to help.

Find out more the detoxification and withdrawal treatments we provide, by contacting our alcohol and drug rehab clinics in your area. Addiction Helpline has the programs available to put you on the road to recovery.

Like every other town in Worcestershire it is not uncommon for an alcohol problem to take hold at a young age or at a later stage in life.

With 45,338 Kidderminster townspeople of drinking age out of it's population of 55,530, Government figures seem to indicate that for Kidderminster:

  • 3,062 Kidderminster men are regular drinkers
  • 2,045 female Kidderminster townspeople are frequent drinkers
  • 4,905 Kidderminster males and females are very frequent drinkers
  • 9,138 Kidderminster townspeople in the town of 65 and over
  • 1,031 men in Kidderminster aged sixty five and older are most likely to drink alcohol regularly
  • 652 female Kidderminster townspeople of similar age also drinking alcohol frequently .
  • 1,645 Kidderminster townspeople over 65 drunk alcohol on 5 or more days in the week before : a greater number than any other age group
  • 274 Kidderminster townspeople aged 65 and over that may be drinking to excess
  • 1,058 school pupils in Kidderminster may have drunk alcohol in the last seven days
  • 309 11-15 yr old Kidderminster townspeople in the town drink regularily every week
  • 18 11 year olds in Kidderminster think it is acceptable practice to drink alcohol weekly.
  • 311 15 year old Kidderminster townspeople think it is normal to get drunk once a week
  • 705 sixteen to twenty four males in Kidderminster could be drinking over twice the medical alcohol consumption limits.
  • 599 sixteen to twenty four year olds could also be drinking to excess
  • 1,764 16-24 year old Kidderminster townspeople have drunk too much at least once in the previous week.


  1. Health and Social Care Information Centre - Statistics on Alcohol: England, 2013
  2. Office for National Statistics - Drinking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012
  3. Drink Aware
  4. Office for National Statistics - Marriages in England and Wales (Provisional)
  5. Relate - Separation and Divorce Statistics

Alcohol Rehab in Kidderminster

If you live in Kidderminster in Worcestershire and wish to enter rehab, telephone our alcohol treatment centres for immediate advice. Email our alcohol and drug rehab clinics in private, using the contact form on this page. Our support line is open to all, including family members, friends and workmates who are worried that alcohol addiction is affecting someone close to them.

Calls to our alcohol and drug rehabilitation centres are strictly confidential. We will not ever share your private details with anyone.

AH can help you through alcohol and drug rehab. UK networks like ours have the qualified staff to deal with any addiction issue.

Addiction Helpline alcohol rehab services include:

  • Alcohol Rehab: fast access to alcohol or drug rehab clinics in or near Kidderminster (within 24hrs).
  • Counselling: At home counselling service in Kidderminster.
  • Worcestershire Home Detox: At home outpatient alcohol or drug rehab treatment and detoxification plan, using medication.
  • Worcestershire Alcohol Guidance: Advice on all Kidderminster based addiction services, including drug and alcohol rehab centres.
  • We can help locals bypass Kidderminster local health board red tape and get you rapid expert assistance and support.
  • Worcestershire Residential Detox: Residential in-patient detox programs in alcohol rehabilitation centres in Kidderminster.

Make today the day you rescue yourself or someone you are concerned about. You are only a five minute telephone call away from success.

Contact our alcohol and drug rehab centres on 0808 1639632 and speak to an advisor today.

What is an Intervention?

As you read through our website, you’ll notice we mention ‘conducting an intervention’ on several occasions. However, what is an intervention? Furthermore, who can conduct them successfully? You’ll be happy to know you can successfully intervene on behalf of a loved one suffering from addiction if you’re willing to do so.

An intervention is a process whereby a team of concerned individuals confronts an addict about his or her destructive behaviour but it is not haphazard or uncontrolled by any means. When done correctly, an intervention is:

  • Deliberate – conducted with purpose

  • Planned – conducted with a strategy in mind

  • Firm – conducted without making excuses

  • Accountable – conducted in light of personal responsibility.

How Is Intervention Deliberate?

An intervention is deliberate inasmuch as it is conducted with a specific purpose in mind. That purpose is to force the alcoholic or drug addict to confront his/her behaviour in a real and productive way. The deliberate nature of an intervention is no different from the way you might complete your tasks at work. You have a purpose in mind; you are going to complete it.

Being deliberate in your actions means deciding prior to your intervention what it is you are trying to accomplish. You are not trying to simply make the addict feel bad about him/herself. You’re trying to bring him to a point where he or she is willing to make the decision to seek help. Everything you say or do is directed toward that one goal.

How Is an Intervention Planned?

An intervention is planned through all of the team members getting together beforehand to work out a strategy. Most of the time this involves each team member going through what will be said when he or she is given the opportunity to speak. It is helpful if every team member addresses the addict personally.

Experts recommend the best strategy as one that focuses on the harm the addict is doing to others. While it’s true addictive behaviour is self-destructive, the individual has already proved how little regard he/she has for themself. Showing him or her how they are harming others seems to be a better motivator in many cases.

In What Way Is an Intervention Firm?

When an intervention is conducted, the tone taken by the team is vitally important. It cannot be one of pity, solace, and juvenile reasoning. Furthermore, team members cannot make excuses for the addict during, or after, the intervention. Every word spoken must be delivered with resolve and conviction, not allowing any room for the addict to believe team members are justifying his or her behaviour.

It should be noted that a firm tone is not an accusatory one. Team members should avoid words that might question the motivations or intentions of the addict. It is better to simply stick with the facts. Here are two examples of statements that might be made:

  • “I don’t think you care about me because you won’t stop drinking.” – This is accusatory and judgemental; it is not an appropriate statement.

  • “Your excessive drinking has harmed our family by draining the bank account.” – This is a factual statement; it is appropriate for an intervention.

What Does It Mean for an Intervention to Be Accountable?

The hardest part about an intervention for most family members and friends is the accountability component. To be accountable in an intervention means you will present the addict with several choices. For example, you might tell him or her they must choose between getting help or leaving the home and finding somewhere else to live. The key is to make good on the choices you present.

Using our example, if the addict refuses treatment he/she must be removed from the home. If you offer choices but refuse to make good on them, you are only enabling the addict to continue without any significant behavioural changes. Without consequences, there is no need for him/her to do anything different.

Results of a Successful Intervention

It is generally agreed among experts that you cannot help an addict until he/she wants to be helped. So forcing him or her into treatment against their will may very well lead to relapse as soon as they get out. The advantage of the intervention is that it can be used as a strong motivator to get the addict to reach the decision you are after without forcing it on them.

If an intervention is successful, the addict will likely agree to seek help within a few hours. If no such decision is made, that does not mean you failed. It simply means the addict is not ready to seek help. You can always try again in a few days or weeks.

Preparing for an Intervention

Prior to conducting an intervention there are couple of things you need to do to prepare. First, seek professional help if you’re not comfortable doing this on your own. Better to get professional assistance than to cause further damage by conducting the intervention improperly.

Second, gather the intervention team to work out your strategy. You should never go into it without proper plans in place. Each member needs to be ready with what he/she intend to say and in what order they will speak. This helps avoid lulls in the conversation that could give the addict room to escape.

Lastly, it’s a wise idea to know what treatment options are available before you begin the intervention. If your intervention is successful, you may only have a very short window of time in which to get the addict admitted to a programme before he or she changes their mind. That’s where we can help.

As an independent consultation and referral service, we make it our mission to advise those who call us regarding all of the treatment options available, both domestically and abroad. We can help you assess the circumstances of your friend or loved one and assist in making appropriate treatment decisions. If your loved one decides to seek treatment because of your intervention, we can also assist you in making admission arrangements at that time.

Now that you know what an intervention is, we urge you to take advantage of the opportunity it presents. Confronting your loved one about his or her addictive behaviour might be one of the most important things you can do for them. It is certainly better than doing nothing at all, even as addiction continues to wreak havoc on both the individual and his/her family.


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