Belfast Trust – Addiction Services

Inspire Addiction Services

  • 1 to 1 counselling
  • Peer Group Support
  • Family Support

To access our addiction support services, call 028 906 64434 or email to speak to a member of our team.

Drug Outreach Team; 028 9504 1433 (self-referral)

Low threshold service for those who are chaotic/injecting drug users, and they apply harm reduction techniques, needle exchange service and can refer to be put on a script. (Belfast only)

Community Addiction Team:  02890731602 (referral through GP)

Help with recovering/coming off drugs or alcohol with medical supervision in the community. Can also refer for rehab. Need to be referred by GP to CAT. (Belfast only)

Dunlewey Addiction Services: 02890392547 (self-referral)

Provides counselling, mentoring, education and support and group work for those with substance misuse or gambling addictions. Self-referral or open access (Belfast only)          

Substitute Prescribing Team; 028 906 33113 (refer through GP/DOT)

Provides support and substitute medication for opiate users to come off drugs. Referral through GP or addiction services only.

AA: 02890351222 (self-referral)

Group support for those with alcohol addiction

ASCERT: 08002545123 (self-referral and through agency)

Therapeutic support, intervention, group life skills program, training, support for families and rapid response service for those with addictions.

Start360: 02890435810 (self-referral or through agency)

Mentoring and employability service for those leaving care, support for those in custody with addictions, support for women leaving custody, personal development programs for  those aged 16-24, support for young fathers, mentoring and advocacy for those in Hydebank, support for those with self-harm/suicidal ideation issues, support for ex-service members who have been in contact with criminal justice system, support for ex-offenders, life skills and harm reduction programs and therapeutic services for children.

Gamblers Anonymous Belfast: 90249185 (self-referral)

Support group for those with a gambling addiction.

Youth Work Alliance: 02890202228 (self-referral or through agency)  

Provides free online workshops to help educate and safeguard those with a gaming/gambling addiction.

GamCare: 08088020133 (self-referral)

Support for those with a gambling addiction including counselling. Advice, blocking software advice, self- help tools and money management.

Falls Community Council: 02890202030 (self-referral or through agency)

 Provides one to one family support, acupuncture, mentoring and onward referral system. (Belfast only)

Carlisle House- 02890328308

6-week residential programme for those with addictions. Referral through addiction services (Belfast only)

Lymca:  02892670918 (self-referral or through agency)

Groupwork for those aged 11-25 focused on harm reduction and life skills

AlAnon: 02890682368 (self-referral)

Group support for family members of alcoholics

Alatern: 028 90682368 (self-referral)

Group support for teenagers with alcohol addiction

Narcotics Anonymous: 03003651010 (self-referral)

12 step program and group meetings for those with drug addictions

Belfast City Council: 02890270469 (OOH is 07850499622)

Phone for removal of drug related litter or needle finds

TSL house: 02892668607 (refer through GP)

Prevention, detection, and treatment for those with substance misuse. Substitute prescribing service and Dual Diagnosis service. Also, can provide access to residential treatment.  (Lisburn)

Pharos Barnardos: 02890663470 (referral through social worker) Therapeutic support and interventions to young people under 25 who have a parent with a substance misuse

SC Harm Reduction service:  02890232882 (self-referral or through agency)

Support and advice for people with a substance misuse issue to help them with harm reduction techniques.

The Link: 02891821124 (self-referral or through agency)

Drop-in centre providing basic needs, information/advice, training, and activities and a floating support service and program for those with substance misuse issues who are struggling with maintaining tenancies, drop in and support for the elderly and English lessons for non-English speakers. (Newtownards)

Lisburn YMCA: 02892670918 (self-referral)

Provides prevention programs and harm reduction education for young people.

Cuan Mhuire: 02830849010 (self-referral or through GP)

Support on alcohol and gambling issues. Also, an inhouse 12-week detox program.

Extern Drug Crisis Team Belfast – tel: 0800 085 4808