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The New Life Centre’s 14-28 Day Detox programme* has been carefully created to detox the body with comfort in mind.

The Detox

Whether it’s alcohol addiction or cocaine or opioids, the detox will be tailored to your needs to ensure that the toxins are removed from the body with symptom and pain control a priority, before moving onto the next stage of the programme. The detox will take place in your own private ensuite room with access to communal living and dining areas, premium TV with streaming services and healthy food for mealtimes. Our qualified staff will be on hand 24/7 providing and delivering the right treatment for your detox.

The Detox Team

Our detox team includes a consultant psychiatrist, specialised GPs in substance misuse and dual diagnosis, qualified registered general or mental health nurses, therapists, activity co-ordinators and clinical support workers. 

Programme Outline

Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Step 5
Step 6
Step 1
An initial enquiry will be handled by our enquiries team, in the strictest confidence. If patients then wish to take the enquiry further, our team will take some simple details and send you some initial documents to complete electronically.
Step 2
The initial enquiry documents will be assessed by our clinical team and you will then receive a call to discuss your case in more clinical detail and they can answer your more clinical questions about The New Life Centre programmes. Our clinical team can also check that our clinic’s services are a suitable and safe option for you since your wellbeing is our number one priority. Occasionally in complex cases, some additional information may be requested, such as recent scans or test results, or a recent clinic letter if you are currently under the case of another specialist.
Step 3
You will then be invited to attend in person for a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) assessment meeting. When you arrive at our clinic, you’ll be greeted at our reception at Pasture House, you will be seen by our nursing and medical team who will perform a simple physical examination of the heart, lungs, gut and nervous system, and then blood tests and an heart tracing (ECG) will be undertaken. A urine drug screen will also be requested. Once all this is complete, you will have a thorough consultation with our doctors who will assess your addiction with you, taking into account the results from the physical tests too.
Step 4
Most patients are then able to proceed straight to detox and you will be shown to your private ensuite room within our detox facility. For your own safety, we would need to check your belongings with you to make sure no substances are brought into the facility.
Step 5

Detox usually takes 14-28 days, those with more complex multiple addictions or significant mental health disorders may take the longest.

Step 6

We may also offer you a Naltrexone implant to help in your recovery process if medically suitable, after careful assessment with you. This implant aims to block the effects of opioids and can reduce cravings. Naltrexone may also be helpful for other addictions such as alcohol, cocaine, cannabis and others. Want to know more about naltrexone implants?

Optional STEPS – You may require longer treatment if:

  • There are two or more substances to detox
    1. There are significant chronic pain issues. In these cases, after the 7-14day detox we may then recommend a less intensive treatment plan up to a further 4 weeks after the 7-14day detox. This extra treatment can be done as an inpatient or outpatient. If it is an out-patient programme, this will include reviews in clinic by our medical team and therapy sessions ranging from daily to weekly. These medical or therapy sessions can be face-face or virtual using video consultations.

Once any 1-4 week extra treatment is complete, we strongly recommend a clear treatment plan for up to 12 months to aid relapse prevention, whether this is with us or with NHS or independent services local to you. At The New Life Centre, this can range from weekly to monthly reviews depending on individual circumstances, aiming to reduce your risk of relapse and support you on the right journey back to recovery and getting back to life.


£6,000 per week. Initial assessment £500.

All bedrooms are single occupancy and have luxury ensuite bathrooms, desks, flat-screen TV and picturesque views of the surrounding nature and landscape.

Bedrooms are allocated by our nursing team admission due to occupancy and availability at time of admission. Clinical need will also take priority to ensure safety and access to staff on a 24/7 basis. All clients are provided a call button to alert staff that you require assistance at any time.

Inpatient Detox

We specialise in detox over 2-4 weeks to make it as comfortable as possible, and published evidence shows that even an early version of the BONDS treatment programme implemented elsewhere was very well tolerated: 97% of patients did not report pain during a detox from opioids*

On the day of admission, we will begin a medically assisted detox. You will be advised of the expected detox duration at the admission assessment by the multi-disciplinary team. Towards the end of detox or on discharge, further medication may be started to support your abstinence.

*Outcome measures recorded at a time in previous years when Dr Amal Beaini was previously providing the BONDS protocols from the Detox5 service, not The BONDS clinic at Broughton. We are very pleased to say that these BONDS protocols are now part of The New Life Centre at Broughton. Detox5(TM) has closed a few years ago. Abstinence data at 12 months did not include those patients who could not be contacted or lost to follow up.


The multidisciplinary team is at the heart of all that we do at The New Life Centre. We believe that a comprehensive approach to treating our patients is more likely to lead to success than taking a narrow view to treatment. One of our fundamental principles is the use of the Bio-Psycho-Social model of assessment and care, meaning that we have a broad range of team members from psychiatrists, general practitioners, general and mental health nurses, support workers and therapists . All of these make up our MDT, the multi-disciplinary team. The MDT provides the initial assessments prior to admission, the care during inpatient detox and our outpatient 12-month Relapse Prevention Programme after discharge.

Naltrexone Therapy

In the UK, oral Naltrexone is licensed for relapse prevention in opioid-dependent or alcohol dependant patients. Opioid receptors play a role in the reward system in the brain, meaning that blocking them with Naltrexone may reduce the pleasurable ‘hit’ and can also reduce cravings in a range of addictions including alcohol dependence. One of the hardest challenges is to remain addiction-free long term, with options of oral tablets or implant depending on the requirements, The New Life Centre will consider if Naltrexone or other similar medications could support your recovery programme on an individualised basis.

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