Parkland Place is located just 2 hours from Blackpool, 1 hour 40 minutes from Preston and 1 hour 50 minutes from Blackburn. We are able to work closely with social and health services in the local Lancashire area.
Here at Parkland Place, we treat people with alcohol addiction, drug addiction and gambling addiction every day, we are able to simultaneously treat counter occurring illnesses such as PTSD, anxiety, bereavement or behavioural issues connected to addiction. We can provide extensive residential treatment with our in-house team of professional addiction therapists and our consultant psychiatrist.
Alcohol Abuse in Lancashire
Lancashire county council recently released a report that the number of opiate and crack users in the region is significantly higher than the national average. Blackpool and Blackburn have particularly high numbers, with an estimated 20 users per 1000 people. The national average of England is around 8.6 users.
Two fifths of drug-linked deaths in Lancashire occur in Burnley, Blackburn, Lancaster, Pendle and Preston. Shocking statistics show that there is a considerable drug abuse problem in Lancashire. This is an issue that is regardless found throughout the entirety of the UK. Addiction is not a simple issue to deal with, but recovery is possible with the right help and treatment.
Alcohol and Drug Services in Lancashire, Blackburn, and Preston
People with alcohol and drug issues need to first visit their GP for assessment, after going through the appropriate channels you can be referred to Parkland Place.
We recommend that you start attending local support groups as soon as possible, examples of these are Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. These are non-profit fellowships which will hold regular meetings with the aim of supporting one another’s sobriety.
Parkland Place’s Admissions Team would be more than happy to assist you in any queries you may have.