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

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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 still changing, 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 the phone. The numbers are:

or you can 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.
  • 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 214 0770 and ask for the Outreach Team. 
  • 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. 

Needle exchange is available at these locations:

  • 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
  • Zion Centre, 9:00 - 17:00 on Monday to Friday from our mobile clinical van

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

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How we can help

Our alcohol and drug team help people who need support for their alcohol or drug use. We provide tailored help for those who are using alcohol and drugs such as cocaine, cannabis, benzodiazepines, ketamine, MDMA, steroids and amphetamine. Our support focuses on your needs. We offer one-to-one or group work, substitute prescribing, detox and rehab programmes.

Find us

Our alcohol and drugs team operates from three hubs across the City, allowing you to get the support you need, wherever in Manchester you are.

  • Carnarvon Street Hub - 43a Carnarvon Street, Manchester, M3 1EZ
  • Bradnor Point Hub - Bradnor Point, Bradnor Road, Sharston Industrial Estate, Wythenshawe M22 4TF
  • Zion Centre – Zion Community Centre, 339 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, M15 4ZY

Contact us

Phone - 0161 823 6306

Fax – 0161 214 0788

Email – [email protected]

Here's our referral form to refer yourself or someone else.

 

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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

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!

12:30

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.

03:00

This is for families and affected others.

15:00

This is held at Wythenshawe Fire Station.

Tuesday

Time
Activity
09:30

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

10:00

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. Foundations of Change 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.

12:30

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.

 

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.

14:45

A chance to get creative!

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. 

12:30

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.

14:30

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

18:00

This is held at Bradnor point.

18:00

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!

 

10:00

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. Foundations of Change 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.

12:30

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.

14:45

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

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.

10:00

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

13:30

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

15:00

This group is sometimes known as FAMA. 

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Treatment options

If you need it, we can offer a range of treatment options to help you on your journey.

Alcohol treatment options

Drug treatment options

Your first visit

When you arrive, you'll be welcomed by a member of our team. 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.

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