Drugs and alcohol

The misuse of alcohol and drugs can cause great problems and be very distressing for the user and his/her family. For support, help and information contact the organisations listed below.

Talk to Frank

Website: Talk to Frank

National drugs helpline: 0800 77 66 00 - available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Text: 82111

Frank is a website and telephone helpline offering advice, information and support to anyone concerned about drugs and solvent/volatile substance misuse, including drug misusers, their families, friends and carers.

Airedale community drug and alcohol service (ACDAS)

Website: www.bradfordrecoverysystem.org.uk/recovery

Telephone: 01535 610180

ACDAS treat adults over 18 living in Airedale with dual diagnosis and complex alcohol issues.

  • If you don’t yet receive treatment or have not accessed drug and alcohol services before, you can self-refer to Fresh Start Airedale. Fresh Start Airedale acts as the main access point in Airedale for help with a drug problem.
  • If seeking help through your GP, they should direct you in the first instance to Fresh Start Airedale.

You can contact Fresh Start Airedale, who are based at Project 6, Keighley, on the details above.

Al-anon Family Groups

Website: Al-anon Family Groups

Telephone: 0207 403 0888

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking. They believe alcoholism affects the whole family, not just the drinker.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Website: Alcoholics Anonymous (Bradford and Keighley)

Telephone: 0845 769 7555 (Bradford), 01535 643 683 (Keighley)

Alcoholics Anonymous has over 3,500 groups in the UK. It is designed to help people with drink problems. Anonymity is carefully preserved.

Bradford community drug and alcohol service (BCDAS)

Telephone: 01274 758 093
Web: www.bradfordrecoverysystem.org.uk

BCDAS treat adults over 18 living in Bradford with dual diagnosis and complex alcohol issues.

  • If you don’t yet receive treatment or have not accessed drug and alcohol services before, you can self-refer to Fresh Start Bradford. Fresh Start Bradford acts as the main access point in Bradford for help with a drug problem.
  • If seeking help through your GP, they should direct you in the first instance to Fresh Start Bradford.
  • Anyone currently receiving treatment locally or nationally can be referred to Fresh Start Bradford from another drug service.

You can contact Fresh Start Airedale, who are based at Salem Street, Bradford, on the details above.

Bridge Project, Bradford

Website: Bridge Project, Bradford

Bridge is a Bradford based drug treatment charity, established for more than 20 years. Each year they help hundreds of people who have problems with drugs.

Narcotics Anonymous

Website: Narcotics Anonymous 

Telephone: 0207 730 0009

Confidential helpline for drug users and details of local meetings.

Horton Addiction Recovery Programme (HARP)

Website: Horton Addiction Recovery Programme

Telephone: 01274 739926 or 07584015782

HARP provides recovery programmes to clients wanting to address their substance misuse issues

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Contact details

Families Information Service

Telephone helpline : 01274 437503 (8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday)
Urdu/Punjabi Helpline : 01274 431252 (8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Wednesday)
Polish/Slovak/Czech Helpline : 01274 434905 (9am to 3pm, Wednesday to Friday)
Mobile : Text 'FIS' to 07781472076 and we will call you back.
Email : fis@bradford.gov.uk

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