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

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, SEHSCT/SEDACT

Therapeutic support and treatment for children and families affected by parental substance misuse including individual, family and group work. Referrals are received from Social Services and from adult treatment services , including those in the voluntary sector.

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

Gray’s Court is a move on supported living project managed by Carlisle House consisting of seven one bedroom flats - It offers a range of therapies, support and a Life Long Learning programme - It is short term accommodation with maximum tenancy of two years

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

DAISY provides therapeutic treatment and support services for children and young people, aged of 11 – 25, who are misusing substances - including support for family members

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

DAISY provides therapeutic treatment and support services for children and young people, aged of 11 – 25, who are misusing substances - including support for family members

Region: SEHSCT/SEDACT

Alcohol and You is a range of services targeted at adults with moderate to harmful alcohol problems in the SEHSCT (includes a self help website, intervention clinics and a family support programme)

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

DAISY provides therapeutic treatment and support services for children and young people, aged of 11 – 25, who are misusing substances - including support for family members