If you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol or drugs, there’s a wide range of services that can help.
Local support in Devon
Are you worried about your drug or alcohol use, or are you a professional who would like to refer someone you are supporting?
Together Drug and Alcohol Service supports adults living in Devon to address their drug or alcohol use (or both).
They are committed to:
- a person-centred support
- collaborating with other organisations
- a family and community focus
- working with people rather than for people
- recognising trauma
Together’s services include:
- advice and information on how to reduce harm
- group work programmes
- one worker to coordinate support and offer support on a one-to-one basis
- whole family support
- programmes and activities to support recovery
- prescribing options such as methadone and prescribing for alcohol detoxification
- needle exchange
Talking to someone can help with an addiction issue. If you would like to speak to a counsellor, The Counselling Directory lists professionals who provide talking therapy services in Devon.
Other support can be found from:
- OneSmallStep – Devon-based, helping you understand more about your drinking, what safe levels of drinking are and help you to set goals to cut down.
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Addaction – one of the UK’s leading drug, alcohol and mental health charities
- Adfam – drug and alcohol support for families, carers, and supporting frontline workers
- Drink Wise, Age Well
- EDP Drug & Alcohol Services is passionate about supporting individuals who face complex issues, including substance misuse, mental ill health, and other harmful, addictive and offending behaviour, to improve their health, wellbeing and employability.
- If using drugs is causing problems in your life, Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can help. NA exists solely so that its members can support each other to stay drug free and to help others achieve and maintain a drug free recovery and lifestyle.
- NHS – overcoming addiction
- NHS talking therapies – how to access free therapy or counselling
- Mental health support
You can also search the Pinpoint directory for addiction support services.