Addiciton Recovery Agency (Ara) help people to recover from mental health, drug and alcohol and gambling problems.
Their services are free, confidential and proven to help.
For more information on their services, go to their website or get in touch via the details below.
Honest information for everyone about drugs.
Drop-in facility for young people in South Somerset aged between 11-25 who are struggling with mental health difficulties. Young people can get support on anxiety, depression, gender dysmorphia, self-harm, addiction, sexual health, unemployment, sexuality and substance misuse.
Run by Mind in Somerset.
Somerset Integrated Substance Misuse Service and SDAS Young People’s Service.
Free, confidential advice and support to anyone whose life is being affected by drug and/or alcohol abuse. To anyone of any age, their partners, friends, and family members.
Timetable of Somerset groups providing support for people experiencing alcohol related problems.
A set of informal self-help groups made up of men and women with a common interest in working through the problems that co-dependency has caused in their lives.
Somerset Drug and Alcohol Partnership have a list of AA meetings in South Somerset, visit our website to view the directory of AA groups and view the groups in your area. Alternatively you can phone the Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service to find a group nearest to you.
Are you a young person receiving support from services for mental health or drug and alcohol problems? Is it now time for your support to transfer to Adult Services? We know this can be a time of big change and you may be worried about losing support or that people are not listening to you about what you need. If you feel your voice is not being heard and you would like help to say what you want, an independent advocate might be able to help.
An online information hub offering young people advice and help on mental health problems including depression, anxiety and stress.
Somerset Partnership have put together a collection of self help guides. These are available to view when you follow the link below. The guides cover these topics:
Alcohol and You
Depression and Low Mood
Food for Thought
Obsessions and Compulsions
Shyness and Social Anxiety