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, SEHSCT/SEDACT

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

Region: SEHSCT/SEDACT

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: SEHSCT/SEDACT

Therapeutic interventions and support for adults aged 18 and over with substance misuse difficulties/problems.

Region: SEHSCT/SEDACT

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: SEHSCT/SEDACT

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: SEHSCT/SEDACT

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: SEHSCT/SEDACT

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: SEHSCT/SEDACT

Drop in service for chronic drinkers in the North Down and Ards area offering basic care, housing and crisis support

Region: SEHSCT/SEDACT

Low Threshold Service aimed at those who misuse alcohol and drugs at harmful levels and/or in harmful ways but who are unable to commit to formal treatment - the service works with clients who may lead chaotic lives and need assistance to reduce serious harm to themselves, arising from their problematic drug or alcohol use