Drug and Alcohol Support

This section provides useful information and links to the support available for drug and alcohol problems.

Bridge Substance Misuse Programme

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CONTACT DETAILS
01604 621 259
07877041360
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Bridge Substance Misuse Programme

Providing activities, support and housing for people with drugs or alcohol.

Bridge is a peer support project which links volunteers who have recovered from alcohol and/or drug misuse with members with serious substance misuse problems. There are recovery workers who work with members to sustain their recovery and staff who specialise in advice and guidance on benefits, housing and employment.

Eligibility

Had or have a drugs or alcohol problem. Age 18 and above

Hours and Duration

Main office Monday 10-4pm, Wednesday 12pm-4pm and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9.30am-4pm

Referral Process

Phone, email or website

CAN Young People’s Team

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CONTACT DETAILS
01604 633848
Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm

CAN Young People’s Team

CAN YP Team is the specialist substance misuse service for young people in Northamptonshire.

  • CAN Young Peoples Team is a free, confidential drug and alcohol service
  • for young people under the age of 19 and their families/carers in Northamptonshire.

Eligibility

Under age of 19. A young person concerned about their own or someone else’s substance abuse as well as those needing an opiate substitute prescription (methadone, subutex) or detox

Hours and Duration

Main office 9.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. However, we usually meet with young people in a location which suits them (school, community etc)

Referral Process

Phone or email

Detached Youth Work Groundwork Northamptonshire

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CONTACT DETAILS
01536 526 453

Detached Youth Work Groundwork Northamptonshire

  • Informal educational sessions and projects to meet the needs of young people
  • Local Anti-Social Behaviour meetings and sessions covering wide areas of issues
  • 1:1 Mentoring for those young people in need of intensive support.
  • Sports and arts sessions to divert the young people from ASB into positive activities.

Eligibility

For ages 10 -19

Hours and Duration

Detached Youth work every Friday evening

Referral Process

Phone 01536 526453

First For Wellbeing

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CONTACT DETAILS
0300 126 5000
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

First for Wellbeing

First for Wellbeing provides free wellbeing assessments (either face-to-face, over the phone or online) and one-on-one advice and support. We look at:

  • Weight management
  • Alcohol management
  • Stop smoking
  • Financial wellbeing
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Housing
  • Employment and Adult Learning
  • Social wellbeing

Eligibility

Anyone who lives in Northamptonshire over the age of 18.

Hours and Duration

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday or Online 24/7 via www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Referral Process

Telephone or complete a wellbeing assessment at www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk/wellbeing-assessment

Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council

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CONTACT DETAILS

Carers Support Line 01604 400808
Mon– Fri between 10am – 4pm

Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council

NREC campaigns for social justice in Northamptonshire. We will undertake this work regardless of race, colour, religion, disability, age, sexuality, transgender status or gender.

  • Support and represent individual victims of discrimination, support victims of hate incidents
  • Monitor hate incidents
  • Raise awareness of the rights of individuals not to experience discrimination and to have their human rights upheld

Eligibility

We are a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee operating in the Kettering area and across Northamptonshire.

Hours and Duration

Monday to Thursday 10am – 4pm

Referral Process

Please call or email

STAR

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CONTACT DETAILS

Please call 0808 169 8512

STAR

STAR, which stands for Support, Treatment, Advice and Recovery, provides a single front door to access drug and alcohol support services. The service can be used by clients, family members of those with drug and alcohol problems and professionals who work with clients with substance misuse issues.

STAR is made up of a number of partners, offering a comprehensive offer through one single point of contact. The following services are part of the new STAR organisation:

  • Aquarius – Provide alcohol training for professionals
  • The Bridge – Peer support project for people who want support to control, reduce or cease their drug/alcohol use
  • Family Support Link – Work to reduce the physical, psychological and emotional harm caused to families living with, or caring for someone who is addicted to drugs/alcohol
  • NGAGE with Aquarius – An early intervention drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18.
  • Substance to Solution –Adult (Over 18) recovery focused support and treatment for drugs and alcohol.

Eligibility

Any person within Northamptonshire who needs treatment and support in relation to their own or someone else’s substance misuse.

Hours and Duration

Monday – Friday 9am – 4.30pm.

Referral Process

Contact us via phone