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SPECIFIC ‘LIFE’ PROBLEMS

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

STOP SMOKING SERVICE.  Drop-in to quit.  Free service in Melton Mowbray for smokers offering advice and support, complete range of nicotine replacements at subsidised rates or free if exempt from NHS prescription charges.  Call for details: 0845 045 2828. 

Nearest Drop-ins:

Saturday mornings 10am-12pm – Samworth Centre, 8 Burton Street, Melton. LE13 1AE.

Monday Evenings 5-7pm – Conservative Club, 59 High Street, Syston LE7 1 GQ.

The Alcohol Advice Centre - If you, or someone you know, has been affected by or has concerns about alcohol use, you can contact the Alcohol Advice Centre for help or advice using the details below: The Alcohol Advice Centre, 96 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA Telephone:  0116 222 9545

The Drugs Advice Centre - If you, or someone you know, has been affected by or has concerns about drugs, you can contact the Drugs Advice Centre by phone for help or advice using the details below:  The Drugs Advice Centre. 96 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA. Telephone:  0116 222 9555 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting.

NEED SUPPORT TO GIVE UP?  The Substance Misuse Strategic Team (SMST) offer a supported programme of recovery from an addiction for young people in Melton Mowbray.  The link above gives you an online ‘treatment journey’ overview to help you understand how the Swanswell Substance Misuse team can support you through addiction and beyond.  All drugs are listed, so you can just CLICK the right links to get a picture in advance of a programme of support available for you.  Call 0300 303 5000 for more information.

FRANK – FRANK helps you find out everything you might want to know about drugs (and some stuff you don't).  Aimed at young people (but relevant to adults and parents too) this service offers video information and can help if you are worried about a friend, or feeling pressured to take drugs.  A friendly, confidential advice service is also offered. Tel:  0800 77 66 00.

ADDACTION - The UK's leading specialist drug and alcohol treatment charity based in Lincolnshire. This service is free and confidential.  The website offers a massive amount of information for adult users and family and friends trying to support someone with an addiction.

Melton Mowbray Sobriety are a local alcoholics anonymous( AA) ‘open’ group meeting at The Samworth Centre on Tuesdays at 7.45pm. Rm 1, The Samworth Centre, 8 Burton St, MELTON MOWBRAY.  The details of this group are found on the AA website where more information about alcoholism can be found.  If you are 18 years or over this group may be able to help.

Alcoholics Anonymous - A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.  It is a free group counseling service with groups available in all counties. Join by self-referral.  Telephone: 0845 769 7555.

Down your drink - Log on to this site to find out if you are drinking too much.

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