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Alcohol and Drug Rehab Clinic near Dublin

Smarmore Castle Private Clinic is a residential clinic providing detox and rehab treatment for alcohol, drug and behavioural addictions, including gambling. We are located in County Louth, Ireland, just a one hour drive from Dublin.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Dublin, Ireland

Alcohol Consumption Dublin

The rate of alcohol consumption in Dublin is high compared to other cities and countries in Europe. In 2015, the average Irish person consumed a volume of alcohol equal to 46 litres of vodka.  In 2011, Dublin and the surrounding areas had some of the highest rates of alcohol consumption compared to the rest of Ireland. In 2014, more than half of drinkers aged 18-75 were classified as ‘harmful drinkers’, and Ireland was found to have one of the highest rates of binge drinking in Europe. Among these drinkers, 6.9% were classified as dependent, and therefore in need of addiction treatment.

The Directors are committed to continual improvement in all the operations of Smarmore Castle, ensuring that quality objectives are determined at each department level. Smarmore Castle has Intertek ISO 9001 quality assurance accreditation and systems in place since 2016

Gambling Problems Dublin

The Irish Medical Association estimates that 1% of the Irish adult population experiences gambling addiction problems.

Drug Use Problems Dublin

In 2008-2010 the regions surrounding Dublin had the highest number of patients treated for problem drug use compared to other counties in Ireland. In 2014, among Irish patients accessing treatment for drug abuse, 50% suffered primarily with opioid addiction, 28% with cannabis, and 9% with cocaine. The number of deaths resulting from drug use has steadily increased since 2003. In 2012, 189 deaths were recorded, while in 2014, the number rose to 219.

Residential Rehab Treatment Clinic, near Dublin

At Smarmore Castle, our mission is to provide the highest quality and most effective treatment for our patients and those suffering from alcohol, drug and gambling addiction in Dublin. We receive patients from Dublin, wider Ireland, the UK, EU and further afield. We offer many different options for referral and admission.

Our Addiction Treatment Programme

The addiction treatment model at Smarmore Castle has been developed over 30 years by a world-renowned team of doctors and psychologists. We provide an intensive rehab programme that follows the 12 Steps Model and includes a fast admissions process,

  • Our treatment programme is based on the clinically proven treatment model pioneered by Castle Craig, our partner establishment in Scotland. At Smarmore Castle, our expert team of therapists, nurses and doctors are led by a highly-experienced Consultant Psychiatrist.

Our Location, one hour from Dublin

Smarmore Castle is situated just one hour from Dublin, in a stunning, countryside location in County Louth. Patients will find both comfort and privacy in a renovated 14th-century castle, housing excellent facilities including a leisure centre, gym and swimming pool. It is set within 15 acres of scenic landscape, which patients are able to explore in their leisure time.

Admissions for Patients from Dublin

Patients from Dublin and the rest of the Republic of Ireland can access drug detoxification and addiction rehab treatment at Smarmore Castle Private Clinic in the following ways:

Get in touch today

To find out how we can help you, please telephone Smarmore Castle on our 24-Hour Helpline: 041 214 5111 or click here to arrange a free addiction assessment. You’re almost there.

Last updated & clinically assessed 23 March, 2022