Living and feeling better can start with a simple step-connecting. Health Connections Mendip is provided by your Mendip GP practices to improve your health and wellbeing.
Somerset Partnership have put together self help guides on a number of topics including ‘Alcohol and You’. See link below.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Search for your nearest free group using the AA website. Updated daily.
Co-Depentents Anonymous is a set of informal self-help groups made up of men and women with a common interest in working through the problems that co-dependency has caused in their lives. CoDA is based on AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and uses an adapted version of their Twelve Steps and Traditions as a central part of its suggested programme of recovery.
Community Outreach is supporting change in people challenged by complex and multiple needs – such as homelessness, addiction, mental health or other life-controlling issues. Our skilled and dedicated team provide short and long-term, person-centred support to create real life difference.
Please come and see us at one of our drop Ins at Connect Centre, Portway, Wells, BA5 6BE
Wednesday 12 – 2pm – Wells Community lunch drop in (two course lunch)
Thursday 12 – 2pm – Wellbeing Drop In
Friday 12- 2pm – Soup kitchen drop in and Music Jam
GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. You can speak to an Adviser for free 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or get support via livechat, group chat or via their online forum 24/7.
Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service offers free, confidential advice and support to anyone whose life is being adversely affected by drug and/or alcohol use. They offer help to anyone whatever their age, as well as their partners, other family members and friends. You can contact the service on the number below; opening hours are Monday to Friday 9-5.
Support and housing service for adults in Somerset who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and also have a mix of mental health needs, drug and alcohol problems, behavioural issues, debt or have been involved in the criminal justice system.
Step Together is primarily about helping people to live fulfilling lives in their own communities, retain their tenancy and reduce repeated homelessness.
Please visit the website below for more information & to make contact.
The Nelson Trust Support people with multiple and complex needs whose lives have been impacted by addiction or are in contact with the criminal justice system.
They accept referrals from any professional or women may refer themselves. Every woman is offered a detailed individual assessment of their needs across “pathways” such as mental health, family and relationships, addiction issues, domestic abuse. Each client has their own Keyworker who works with them to co-create a support plan to address their needs.
The Revive Sports Programme gives people aged 18+, who are undertaking their journey to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction (or other mental health challenges), the chance to get active and enjoy some new physical activity experiences. It is also suitable for those who are temporarily sober or drug free to participate in. To join there’s a simple nomination form for the participants to fill out. This can be done in advance or completed on the day of joining. Call Gareth John on the number below to find out how to take part.
Session Details: Revive Drop In. Frome Youth and Community Centre. Fridays 4pm – 5pm