Drugs and Alcohol
Zion Centre - Manchester Integrated Drug and Alcohol Service (MIDAS)
This local advice, support and treatment centre is in Hulme. It is the local centre for anyone who wants help with alcohol (however much you drink – from advice about healthy drinking to full treatment for alcohol dependence). It is the centre for help with any drug misuse (misuse of prescription drugs, illicit drug use, etc).
Telephone: 0161 226 5526
JNR8 Youth & Community Centre, Whalley Range
One-to-one support and mentoring, cooking workshops for healthy eating and other youth projects for people aged 11–18 years. Support for whatever issues you may have, including relationships, homelessness, drugs and alcohol and behaviour. Our work has also included work in areas such as homework, confidence building, and dealing with anger issues.
Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps
Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.
Back on Track
A Manchester charity that runs a learning centre in Manchester’s Northern Quarter for people who are going through a process of recovery or rehabilitation, having been through problems with alcohol or drugs, offending, homelessness and mental health.
One You Days Off - Mobile App
The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.
Al-Anon is there for anyone whose life is or has been affected by someone else’s drinking. Al-Anon is about helping you to find solace with and support from others who have been affected by their relationship with a drinker. A local group meets every Thursday evening in off Princess Parkway.
Telephone: 0800 0086 811
One You Drinks Tracker - Mobile App
Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. This free drinks tracker app makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.
Drinkaware Unit & Calorie Calculator
Want to know what’s in your drinks? Easy, find out about what calories and how many units you consume.
The Trust’s Recovery Academy provides a range of free educational courses and resources for people with mental health and substance misuse problems, their families and carers as well as health care professionals.
Talk to Frank
Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs facts and advice.
Telephone: 0300 123 6600
If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking you can call this free helpline in complete confidence.
Telephone: 0300 123 1110