External Support - Addiction
Sheffield Alcohol Support Service (SASS)
Sheffield Alcohol Support Service is a local charity providing information, advice, and support to people concerned with their own or someone else’s drinking. https://sheffieldalcoholsupportservice.org.uk/
Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Service
The Alcohol Service provided by the Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team offers free support to anyone over the age of 18 who lives in Sheffield. They provide information, advice, support to begin a journey to recovery, or if you’re affected by someone else’s drinking. The Alcohol Service will see people who have been referred within 7 days. The service carries out an assessment, and agrees a plan for your care. This might include talking therapies, care from the medical and nursing teams, peer support groups and employment support specialists.
You can make a referral by ringing 0114 305 0500, or emailing email@example.com. The Alcohol Service also accepts referrals from any professional, including GPs, social workers, pharmacists or probation workers. In response to Covid-19, the services are being delivered via telephone and video calls. https://www.shsc.nhs.uk/services/alcohol-service-sheffield-treatment-and-recovery-team
Northern Gambling Service
Northern Gambling Service provides specialist addiction therapy and recovery to people in the north of England, including Sheffield. They support those affected by gambling addiction, as well as those with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and suicidal feelings. They also offer support to people affected by someone’s gambling. They offer psychological therapies, addiction treatment programmes, mental health treatment, family therapy and peer support. You can self refer by calling 0300 300 1490, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .https://www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk/our-services/services-list/northern-gambling-service/
Narcotics Anonymous runs free self-help groups for people who want to stop taking, and stay off drugs, using the 12-step programme. UKNA offers a helpline on 0300 999 1212 which is available from 10am until midnight every day of the year.
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