Drug and alcohol support

Alcoholics Anonymous

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. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.

AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

Click here to visit the Alcoholics Anonymous website.

We are with you

We are with you is one of the UK’s leading mental health, drug and alcohol charities. They work with adults and young people, in community settings, in prisons, in residential rehab and through outreach. In 2017 they supported 140,000 people.

We are with you believes that everyone can change and supports them to do it.

Their services include Mental Health, Alcohol & drugs, Young persons, Friends & Family.

Click here to visit the we are with you website.

SaS

The service is for young people in North Somerset who would like support, information or advice about drugs and alcohol.  

They also help young people who are using drugs, alcohol or tobacco and want support and help to stop their use.

They can meet with young people wherever they feel more comfortable.  This may be at home, in the community, at school or college or within their building.

The service’s work includes visiting schools and youth centres to provide education and information to groups of young people about drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

They are also able to provide support and training to parents, carers and professionals.

A young person can refer themselves by calling the service’s telephone number or, with the young person’s permission, a referral can be made by a parent, carer or professional.  There is no waiting list and there is no charge for the service.

Click here to visit SaS website.

Improved Access

We are working together with other local practices to offer patients access to more appointments in the early mornings, evenings and at weekends. To find out more about these services, please contact the practice.

ARA

Ara Recovery For All provides supported housing for people in Bristol who are in recovery from substance and alcohol misuse. Their accommodation (sometimes known as dry houses) is safe, secure and supports your recovery to independence. Ara has a variety of housing to suit people at different stages in their recovery, from prep-houses to long-term independent dwellings. All of their clients are assigned a support worker and have weekly one to one sessions to help them to access structured treatment, counselling, education and training and employment guidance.

Ara also operate a prison release service to prevent rough sleeping upon leaving prison by finding private rented accommodation in the Bristol area.

Weekly housing drop-ins allow people to refer themselves for the housing service.

Click here to visit the ARA website.

 

Customer Notice

We are having a new phone installed on Friday 5th August. This should not affect your ability to contact the Surgery as the switch over should be seamless. Please bear with us if you experience any issues.

Kind regards,

168 Medical Group

Surgery Closure

Due to a national problem with our clinical system, we are unable to open the surgery for the remainder of the afternoon (Friday 26th May).

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 999. If you have an non-emergency query, please call 111.

Thank you for your patience.