Community Alcohol Team
Address: Cirtek House, Thomas Street, Higher Hillgate, Stockport SK1 3QD
Phone: 0161 249 4070
Fax: 0161 249 4071
Contact Name: Kath Holt – Team Manager
Office Hours: Monday – Wedesday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Thursday 9am – 6pm Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Comment: Offer advice and support to anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s drinking – friends, relatives, partners. Individual support. Prefer individuals themselves to call or write. Have information on other services that may help.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Manchester
Address: Suite A, Fourth Floor St Margaret Chambers 5 Newton Street, Manchester, M1 1HL
Phone: 0845 769 7555 Helpline(national); 0161 236 6569 Manchester
Website: http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk , http://www.manchestermeetingslist.com
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: 483 Buxton Road, Great Moor, Stockport, SK2 7HQ
Phone: 0161 484 0000
Fax: 0161 484 0011
Contact Name: Lynn Barker
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9.00 – 4.00 pm. Saturday 10.00 – 12.00 pm
Phone Hours: Monday – Friday 9.00 – 4.00 pm. Saturday 10.00 – 12.00 pm
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: 61 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YF
Phone: 020 7403 0888 National number & Confidential Helpline
Fax: 020 7378 9910
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.