Castle Craig Hospital
Leading European Addiction Centre
Castle Craig is a prestigious residential rehabilitation clinic that helps people to recover from alcohol and drug addictions. The rehab specialists at Castle Craig can treat various and complex health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, gambling addiction, gaming addiction, and eating disorders.
Castle Craig treatment centre was founded in 1988 by Peter and Dr Margaret Ann McCann. Their expertise and knowledge about rehab successful treatment programmes acquired in Hazelden (US) opened the way for the two founders to build the first 12 Step rehab clinic in Scotland. Castle Craig has become a leading European Addiction Centre with branch clinics in the Republic of Ireland, Sweden, and the Netherlands, supporting thousands of people and their families to leave addiction behind and rediscover a new healthy perspective on life.
Impressive woodland retreat setting
Castle Craig is a unique private residential rehab centre in the UK, offering alcohol and drug recovery treatment amid 50 acres of nature. The estate is at the bottom of the beautiful hills of the Scottish Borders. The setting is ideal for those patients who want to address their addiction issues in a private and tranquil location. The private detox and rehab centre helps patients leave behind a fast-paced life, focus on their recovery journeys, and find inspiration for a more fulfilling life.
Close to large cities and Edinburgh International Airport
Castle Craig owns a private estate, far from other houses or roads, fostering confidentiality and privacy. The estate is easy to access, 40 minutes from Edinburgh International Airport and a short train ride from London, Glasgow, and other cities in England. Discover more about Castle Craig location.
Outdoor Retreat Activities
The treatment centre helps patients get in touch with their emotions using various therapy, including animal and equine therapy. Patients can interact with the horses, pigs, alpacas, and Hebridean sheep that live on the estate. Patients are also encouraged to participate in horticultural sessions and outdoor fitness activities. The peaceful and natural surroundings help patients to focus on a tranquil and successful rehabilitation process. The calming atmosphere also helps patients focus on their recovery journey. Discover the breathtaking surrounding of Castle Craig through these pictures and videos.
Castle Craig treatment programmes have been carefully designed during years of professional and practical experience and are suited for patients suffering from various addictions.
We know that addiction is a physical and mental health disorder and our medical team strives to help patients regain sobriety through an intensive, abstinence-based addiction programme that follows the 12 Step approach. Our counsellors use several therapeutic methods such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy and complementary therapies. During rehab, our patients are under continuous monitoring and medical care.