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Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Abuse

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Alcohol Services – Help Support and Treatment. A FREE and confidential service open to all those who feel that their alcohol use is becoming a problem.
What is on offer:

  • Assessment
  • Advice and information
  • One to one counselling
  • Onward referral to other agencies
  • Referral to specialist health services

                            

 

Alcoholics Anonymous – Ilfracombe

Alcoholics Anonymous hold weekly meetings throughout the year  and run a 24 hour helpline.

Open meetings: non-alcoholics can attend the meeting
Closed meetings: only alcoholics or those who have a desire to stop drinking can attend the meeting

 

Freedom Centre

Open Monday to Friday 12noon till 4pm. Advice given on welfare benefits and many other issues The day centre provides a safe, welcoming, non-judgemental environment where people are accepted no …

  • Open Monday to Friday 12noon till 4pm. Advice given on welfare benefits and many other issues
  • The day centre provides a safe, welcoming, non-judgemental environment where people are accepted no matter what their current situation. A small team of project workers and volunteers support the clients in a wide range of ways
  • Free hot meal every day
  • Help with debt issues
  • Advice on welfare benefits
  • Dealing with addiction
  • Health diet and fitness
  • Shower, clothes store and laundry
  • Work club – advice on how to get a job, use of computers & internet
  • Computer and internet access
  • TV Lounge, pool tables, table tennis
  • Gym
  • Commercial training kitchen
  • Clothes store

 

NHS Devon

The services we provide include those for:

  • Adults of working age and older people
  • People with a learning disability
  • People who are low in mood, stressed, anxious or depressed
  • People with an eating disorder
  • Those with alcohol and substance misuse issues
  • Pregnant women
  • Those who need secure mental health services
  • People with a personality disorder
  • People with Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

 

 

RISE

A recovery orientated drug and alcohol service. Contact RISE and give them your details, you will then be allocated a Recovery Worker who will help you to put in place …

A recovery orientated drug and alcohol service.

Contact RISE and give them your details, you will then be allocated a Recovery Worker who will help you to put in place a recovery plan.  Your recovery worker will work alongside you to create a number of goals for you to work towards and help find you activities to further support you achieve your goals.
Services:

  • Addressing drug and alcohol use– one to one sessions with a key worker, group sessions including sessions on relapse prevention and motivation and intuitive recovery – a programme providing skills and knowledge and the tools to maintain abstinence in recovery.
  • Medically assisted recover– detox in both the community and in residential accommodation.
  • Harm minimisation– Needle exchange, information and vaccinations for blood born viruses.
  • Support for family members and friends.
  • Mutual aid– peer support meetings.
  • Education, training and employment– moving on program is an accredited course looking at personal development and communication skills.
  • Independent living skills – Tenancy support, basic nutrition, credit and debit awareness.

 

 

 

Y-Smart

Y –Smart is the Drug and Alcohol Service for under-18s, throughout Devon (excluding Plymouth and Torbay). We aim to provide high quality, accessible, targeted prevention and treatment services specifically for young people across the country. Wherever possible, our service is confidential, promotes physical and mental well-being and reduces harm that can be associated with drug and alcohol use for young people and their families.