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A new more flexible service to help people in Bristol who are tackling drug and alcohol problems, Bristol ROADS (Recovery Orientated Alcohol and Drugs Service) builds on the previous service, and is designed to join up treatment and support services more effectively to help people move from dependence on drug and alcohol to good health and a stable and positive lifestyle.
The new £9 million service is run by a partnership of local agencies St Mungo’s, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust Specialist Drug and Alcohol Service (BSDAS), Bristol Drugs Project (BDP), Developing Health & Independence (DHI) and Addiction Recovery Agency (ARA).
Support includes the following:
Extra and more flexible treatment to support people to focus on recovering from their dependency on drugs or alcohol.
A programme of support to stop people from relapsing including group work and access to an online support programme called Breaking Free Online.
A range of housing support for different stages of recovery.
Opportunities for people to get work experience, including volunteering opportunities and access to training and education.
A range of support for families of people with drug and alcohol problems.
Access to a range of mutual aid options/self-help groups, including SMART and 12 Step Fellowships.
The service is committed to meeting the needs of a diverse community.