Adult and Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service - Manchester

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Last updated: 24 April 2020

The way you get support from us might be different for a while, but we are still here. We’ll do everything we can to help you stay safe. Things are changing quickly, so keep checking this page, our Facebook page and our national Coronavirus info page for updates. 

You can contact us from 9:00 - 17:00 on 0161 945 8772 or email us on [email protected]

  • We are sending prescriptions to pharmacies. We can still give out prescriptions face-to-face if it's needed. Please take a look at our prescriptions info page to see what’s happening.
  • Your appointment will still take place, but it will be over the phone. If you need a face-to-face appointment, please give us a ring.
  • We’re sorry to say our groups aren’t going to be running for a while. You can access online group support options (including Mutual Aid) via our information pages and access Breaking Free Online with an access code from the service. 

Referrals

  • If you need to make a referral, we're here to support you. Please get in touch with us about this.
  • To make a referral for someone rough sleeping please ring 0161 945 8772 and ask for the Outreach Team. 

Needle exchange

Here are the dates, times and addresses for needle exchange:

  • 43a Carnarvon Street, Manchester, M3 1EZ, 09:00 - 17:00 on Monday to Friday
  • Bradnor Point, Bradnor Road, Sharston, M22 4TF, 09:00 - 17:00 on Monday to Friday
  • Urban Village Medical Practice, Old Mill Street, Ancoats, M4 6EE, 09:00 - 17:00 on Monday to Friday

Find the latest information on coronavirus on our information pages or the NHS website.

The information in these bullet points is correct as of 2 April 2020. It might say something different further down this page, but that info is about when the service is running normally. We hope we’ll be back to that soon.

For now, the top of this page is where the most up to date info will be. If you have any questions or you're worried about something, please get in touch.

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How we can help

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There is a range of ways we can help you.

We offer support to adults, young people, those in the criminal justice system and anyone looking to live a healthier and happier life.

Find us

  • Zion Community Centre
    339 Stretford Road
    Hulme M15 4ZY
  • There is street parking available.

Opening times

  • Monday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Friday 9:00 - 17:00

Contact us

Phone: 0161 226 5526

Email: [email protected]

What's on

  • Mon

Monday

Time
Activity
09:30

Drop in for a brew, chat and some food with a Recovery Champion. A positive start to the day!

12:00

Consists of 24 group-work sessions over 12 weeks. For you to explore your addiction, its impact on you and others, and the life-choices needed to gain recovery from substances.

14:00

This is held at the service.

Tuesday

Time
Activity
09:30

Drop in for a brew, chat and some food with a Recovery Champion. A positive start to the day!

10:30

Recovery Group – peer support exploring current issues raised by group members.

13:30

Extended brief interventions to assist you to reduce or stop drinking, or achieve other related goals.

This is held at Withington Fire Station.

14:30

Essential preparation for you if you have identified detoxification as part of your treatment plan.

17:30

Recovery Group – peer support exploring current issues raised by group members.

Wednesday

Time
Activity
09:30

Drop in for a brew, chat and some food with a Recovery Champion. A positive start to the day!

10:00

Foundations of Growth is the second step, all about growing the tools of your recovery and developing your mindset to succeed and achieve your goals. 

Ask about the third step (Foundations of Life)

13:00

If you have a cannabis problem, we can help you find a solution.

 

14:00

Foundations of Recovery is a 3-step cutting-edge recovery support platform designed to help you to successfully overcome your problems with drug or alcohol misuse. FoCh is the first step. We look at why you used, how it made you feel and why you might want to stop, reduce or control your use.

15:00

This is held at the service.

Thursday

Time
Activity
09:30

Drop in for a brew, chat and some food with a Recovery Champion. A positive start to the day!

13:45

This is held at the service.

14:00

This is held at the service.

13:30

This is held at Wythenshawe Civic centre. 

Friday

Time
Activity
09:30

Drop in for a brew, chat and some food with a Recovery Champion. A positive start to the day!

10:00

Foundations of Growth is the second step, all about growing the tools of your recovery and developing your mindset to succeed and achieve your goals. 

Ask about the third step (Foundations of Life)

10:00

This is held at the service.

12:00

Consists of 24 group-work sessions over 12 weeks. For you to explore your addiction, its impact on you and others, and the life-choices needed to gain recovery from substances.

12:00

This group is sometimes known as FAMA.

14:00

Foundations of Recovery is a 3-step cutting-edge recovery support platform designed to help you to successfully overcome your problems with drug or alcohol misuse. FoCh is the first step. We look at why you used, how it made you feel and why you might want to stop, reduce or control your use.

Advice and support

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Alcohol

We provide a range of groups and programmes which you can access. At them, you'll meet people who are going through the same thing as you.

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Drugs

You can get take-home naloxone at our needle exchange.

Your first visit

When you arrive, a friendly member of our team will welcome you. They'll explain the next steps to you and you can ask any questions you might have about the service. If possible, please could you bring up to date details about your GP. You're welcome to bring someone with you if you'd like.