Community Alcohol Team
Address: Cirtek House, Thomas Street, Higher Hillgate, Stockport SK1 3QD
Phone: 0161 716 4070
Comment: Offer advice and support to anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s drinking – friends, relatives, partners.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Manchester
Address: 21 Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JG
Phone: 0800 917 7650 Helpline(national); 0161 839 2881 Manchester
Phone Hours: Manchester Helpline 11.00am – 11.00pm, 7 days a week. Answerphone Other times
Comment: Self referral. Mutual support groups in the Stockport area where people share experiences to help them and each other recover from alcoholism. Can phone for peer support to attend meetings if needed.
Alcohol and Drug Abstinence Service (ADAS)
Address: Fulstone House, 130, Mile End Lane, Stockport, SK2 6BY
Phone: 0161 484 0000
Comment: Non-residential day-care and residential treatment for people who are dependent on a substance, prescribed or illegal. It may be a solvent, alcohol, narcotics, tranquillisers, or other mood altering substance. Offer counselling. Funds are available to assist people to take up places on rehab courses (eg. to cover childcare costs). Based on Alcoholics Anonymous 12 step programme. Daily group-therapy sessions.
Al-Anon Family Groups UK & Eire
Address: 57b, Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0BB
Phone: 020 7403 0888 National number & Confidential Helpline
Office Hours: Daily 10.00am – 10.00pm
Comment: Offers understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. Alateen, a part of Al-Anon, is for young people aged 12 – 17 who have been affected by someone else’s drinking, usually that of a parent. Please ring for information about local meetings.
This page on the Hypnotherapy Directory’s website gives some information about alcohol dependency and managing a drinking problem.