Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Bristol Live & Let Live meetings for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender alcoholics and those who have a desire to stop drinking. See AA website for details of meeting times.
Resources: Alcohol and drugs
ARA provides one to one counselling for people experiencing problems with their own gambling or that of a family member. This service is available for people of all ages living in Bristol and throughout the South West.
Alcoholics anonymous provide a safe space for individuals to discuss their personal experiences with alcohol with the overall aim of overcoming alcoholism. Both open and closed meetings are available throughout Bristol. National helpline also available.
With the aim of reducing alcohol and drug-related harm Bristol Drugs Project works with individuals to change their behaviour and attitude toward drugs. This is a free and confidential service.
DHI (Developing Health & Independence) is a partner in Bristol ROADS (Recovery Orientated Alcohol and Drugs Service). We run three Community Recovery Hubs in Bristol; in the centre, north and south of the city. Whether you are preparing to make… Read more
As well as providing mental health, learning disabilities and substance misuse services in community and criminal justice settings across the South West, BSDAS also provides community specialist substance misuse services across Bristol.
Chandos Addiction Treatment Centre is an all-male treatment facility focused on helping those who are committed to their recovery from addiction.
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- A website
- A confidential telephone number (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
- Text service
- Email service
- A confidential live chat service,(available from 2pm-6pm daily)
- A service to locate counselling and treatment
Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs have become a problem. There are no fees and they offer a helpline, meetings, literature, committees and development services.
A BME service specialising in culturally appropriate programmes for mental health, (re)offending behaviour and problematic substance abuse, Nilaari offers therapies and programmes tailored to individuals based in inner city Bristol.
Prism is a dedicated support service for Bristol’s wide and varied LGBT+ communities and individuals. Prism provides free and confidential support to people around their alcohol and drug use. Prism provides outreach support in clubs and bars across Bristol, as well as providing direct access support in the Prism drop-in near Old Market.
Smart Recovery is a science-based programme to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behaviour. This includes addictive behaviour with substances as well as compulsive behaviours.
The Southmead Project is a registered charity providing free therapeutic and practical support to adults who were abused as children and have turned to drugs, alcohol and other ways of self-harming as a consequence of that trauma.
Based in North Bristol the charity provides one-one counselling as well as group programmes for survivors of child abuse and trauma, is active in research; runs very successful group programmes for parents, carers and concerned others of those affected by addiction, and delivers training programmes in abuse, addiction and disclosure across the UK.
Based in Montpelier and specialising in alcohol addiction recovery, The Swan Project offers a range of low-cost counselling and therapeutic services which aim to empower the personal recovery and growth of anyone committed to reducing their drinking.
Located in Weston-Super-Mare, Western Counselling offers a structured, abstinence-based, 12 step residential treatment program. Services include alcohol detox, drug detox, rehabilitation and aftercare.
WIAS offer services including ‘drop-in’ sessions, helplines, women’s groups as well as 1:1 counselling. They are a not-for-profit organisation specifically focused on women and supporting them with past and present alcohol issues.
New support sessions starting in October 2018 in central Bristol. Friendly, helpful atmosphere and expert advice and support. Booking essential as groups are small.
Telephone: 0117 942 8077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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