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Substance misuse services contacts

There are a range of services and helplines offering impartial, independent and confidential information advice for drug and alcohol service users living in Bridgend County Borough.

ABMU Health Board Community Drug and Alcohol Team and Bridgend Assessment Service >>
Offers home and inpatient detoxification, maintenance prescribing, shared care, relapse prevention, psychology, social work and specialist midwife support.
T: 01656 763071


AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS UK & EIRE >>
Support for anyone whose life has been affected by someone’s drinking.
T: 020 7403 0888 (confidential helpline)

 


Bridgend Carers Centre >>
Can offer support and advice to substance misuse carers, relatives and friends.
T: 01656 658479


Bridgend County Borough Council Youth Service >>
General information for young people aged under 18.
T: 01656 754920

Bridgend Involvement Group >>>
Independent and impartial information and advice for drug and alcohol service users in Bridgend County Borough.
T: 01656 763117 / 07541 691689


CAMHS Substance Misuse Service (Child and Adolescent Mental Health)
Promote emotional well-being and deliver preventative services and treatment to children and young people with mental health problems. NHS services work closely with professionals in local authority children’s services, schools services, the voluntary sector and other partners to meet the range of needs of children and young people with emotional and mental health problems.
T: 01443 443013


Carers Wales >>
Can offer support and advice to substance misuse carers, relatives and friends.
T: 0808 808 7777 (advice line)


Citizen’s Advice Bureau >>
Benefits advice.
T: 0844 77 20 20


DAN 24/7 >>
Point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs and/or alcohol abuse.
T: 0800 633 55 88


Dash >>
Offers one-to-one counselling, outreach and group work, needle exchange, drop-in support and support for young people.
T: 01656 650686


Department for Work and Pensions >>
Benefits advice


FRANK >>
Confidential drugs misuse advice
T: 0800 777 66 00 (talk free of charge, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year)


Hafal Bridgend Mental Health >>
Provides a family support service, breaks for carers, carers advocacy, information, advice, befriending and general support.
T: 01656 732085


Integrated Offender Intervention Service (IOIS)
A programme for people who have had contact with criminal justice services and require support with their drug use.
T: 01656 767283

Mental Health Matters Wales >>
Directory of services available from website.
T: 01656 651450 / 767045


Wallich Community
Provides support to people living in their own homes who may be affected by drug or alcohol misuse.
T: 02920 668 464.


WCADA (Welsh Centre for Action on dependency and addiction) >>
Offers one-to-one counselling, outreach and group work, needle exchange, drop-in support and support for young people.
T: 01656 667717


Bridgend YOS (Youth Offending Service for under 18) >>
Bridgend YOS is a multi agency team made up of representatives from social services, education, the police, probation, health and voluntary agencies.
T: 01656 815655