Treatment and support services

This section gives information on drug and alcohol treatment and support services available across Northern Ireland. There are a wide range of services available from short term extended brief interventions to more longer term community based or residential based one to one therapeutic treatment services. There are also services which offer ongoing recovery focussed group support, services which offer advice and support for your wider needs such as housing and ‘low threshold’ services specifically set up for those not yet ready or able to engage with mainstream or longer term treatment services.

Drug and alcohol services operate within a ‘Tiered Model’ and before searching for a service it might be useful to click here and learn more about what type of help and support is available at each ‘Tier.’ This may help you to better understand which level of support you might need or prefer and to better fine-tune your search options or to filter your results.

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Therapeutic treatment service for those with substance misuse difficulties/problems 

Region: BHSCT/BDACT, SEHSCT/SEDACT

Therapeutic treatment service for those with substance misuse difficulties/problems 

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Therapeutic interventions and support for adults aged 18 and over and offenders aged 18 and over (referrals via PBNI) with substance misuse difficulties/problems - support is also available for family members

Region: BHSCT/BDACT, NHSCT/NDACT, SEHSCT/SEDACT, SHSCT/SDACT, WHSCT/WDACT

Offers both one to one and online support alongside training for employers to enable those with supervisory responsibility to recognise the impact of alcohol related harm on the individual and the workplace

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Brief/extended intervention service for adults drinking to harmful levels including support for family members

Region: BHSCT/BDACT, NHSCT/NDACT, SEHSCT/SEDACT, SHSCT/SDACT, WHSCT/WDACT

Steps 2 Cope provides one to one support and/or online web-based info, support and self help resources to young people, aged 11-18, affected by a parent's misue of alcohol

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Statutory addiction service provided by a range of specialist teams within community and hospital settings (Community Addiction Team, Addiction Day Treatment Services, Drug Outreach Team, Substitute Prescribing Team and Substance Misuse Liaison Nurses)

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Low Threshold Service - Harm reduction focussed support for chaotic and/or injecting drug users

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Range of therapeutic support services for young people aged under 18 with significant mental health and substance misuse difficulties

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

The 6-week residential programme offers a range of interventions - Structured living, individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, art therapy, eco therapy, personal development, complementary therapies,peer support and post programme support