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

One to one therapuetic treatment and support service for those aged 18+ misusing alcohol and/or drugs. Family members can also get advice and support regardless of whether their significant other is seeking help.

Referral process: Open Access/ Self Referrals Accepted

Region: WHSCT/WDACT

Statutory Addiction Service provided by a range of Specialist Teams within Community and Hospital Settings (Community Addiction Team, Addiction Day Treatment Services, Substitute Prescribing Team and Substance Misuse Liaison Nurses)

Based in the Asha Centre at Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital.

Referral Process: GP / Health Professional Referrals