Addaction North Somerset

Services we provide

Adult drug and alcohol
Friends and family


  • Disabled access
  • Open evenings & weekends

Providing treatment and support to people and their families, friends and carers who are affected by alcohol or drugs. People can either self refer or be referred by other professionals. We offer a free and confidential webchat service which includes evening and weekend hours. 

No appointment is needed to access the services, either call us or call in during opening times. Initial assessment is completed the same day. A full comprehensive assessment of  a persons needs will be carried out and clients will be able to access the following services:

  • 1-1 key working appointments and Psycho Social Interventions
  • Alcohol Support Groups
  • Community Detox Group
  • Family, Friends & Carers Support Group
  • Women’s Group
  • MAP Group (Peer Support Mutual Aid Programme)
  • Family Focused Interventions
  • Better Health Unit (BHU)– This service is available during our opening times and offers the following: Needle Exchange, Naloxone Training , Dry Blood Spot Testing for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV, Vaccinations, Smoking Cessation, and specific advice and support for steroid users
  • Opiate Substitute Therapy
  • Medications to support recovery and abstinence from drugs & alcohol
  • Recovery Support Services
  • Criminal Justice Interventions
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Outreach Services at GP Surgeries throughout North Somerset
  • Our service is equipped with a hearing loop

Care Quality Commission 


Mon - Tue:

Addaction has helped me with recent changes in my life, they are very open minded and had the ability to understand my beliefs and goals and helped me to work towards them,  they are like a breath of fresh air and I hope they are able to continue this service for many years to come


“Addaction North Somerset is a friendly Recovery Focussed service that supports many people. 1in 5 people are affected by substance misuse. We offer a non-judgemental and confidential service and can see individuals at outposts across NS. We have a vast menu of interventions to offer clients. Wherever they are on their treatment journey our aim is to ensure people get a service tailored to their needs”

Gill Flanagan, Service Manager